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Cost Accountant was asked...5 June 2012

How do you cost a product?

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It all depend in materials used, labors, packaging and delivery cost.

it all depend in materials used labors,packaging,and delivery ,That call product cost. Less

Cost of product includes Direct Labour + Direct Material+ Direct FOH (factory Overheads). The total cost divided by total no of units produced gives you cost per unit. Less

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Imperial Oil

describe a time when you had to make a hard decision.

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No not yet! They said we would hear in a few weeks.

I am in the same boat as you! Waiting for a response. Let me know when they finally do get in touch Less

Nope, I haven't heard anything yet.

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Qatar Petroleum

my previous experience

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Please let us know the duration of the background check

interview on 8 oct 2022

explained about my previous jobs

Southern Company

Can you be based in the Atlanta area?

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If I can do it, if they give me the opportunity to expose my work skills for this great company Less

If I can, if I am given the opportunity for this job

Paul Davis Restoration

Why do I feel I would belong

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I gave the honest truth. It worked

I give the honest truth is worked

General Motors (GM)

Como te visualizas en 3 años?

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Expandiendo mi carr progesional

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When can you start?

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I need to be sure my current boss finds a replacement for me. This could take the full two weeks. Less



How many types of accounting

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Cost Accounting Financial accounting Management accounting

1. Financial accounting, 2. Cost accounting 3. Managerial accounting,

Whirlpool Corporation

How do you rate your effectiveness as a change agent and how did you drive change within your organization.

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Good question but can be answered in many different ways. Not sure what the real or "effectiveness" definition of change is. In my opinion this question is difficult to answer when applying for an analytical job. Less

"I have a reputation for shaking things up a bit. Although I do it in as cooperative a manner as possible, I am always questioning the norm and looking for better and more efficient ways to get things done. My coworkers know that 'we've always done it that way' is never a good reason. This can ruffle some feathers, but inevitably those that I work with appreciate that I am just doing what I feel is best for the company." Less


What would you do to reduce the cost of a service department?

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Head count reduction.

Get rid of a couple of supervisors, companies almost invarable are top heavy

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