accountant

  • 1 Accountant — Occupation Names Accountant qualified accountant professional accountant chartered accountant Activity sectors business Description …

    Wikipedia

  • 2 accountant — I noun bookkeeper, calculator, certified public accountant, chartered accountant, clerk, reckoner, recorder, registrar, statistician II index comptroller Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …

    Law dictionary

  • 3 accountant — Under Title 11 U.S.C. Section 101: (1) The term accountant means accountant authorized under applicable law to practice public accounting, and includes professional accounting association, corporation, or partnership, if so authorized. United… …

    Glossary of Bankruptcy

  • 4 Accountant — Ac*count ant, n. [Cf. F. accomptant, OF. acontant, p. pr.] 1. One who renders account; one accountable. [1913 Webster] 2. A reckoner. [1913 Webster] 3. One who is skilled in, keeps, or adjusts, accounts; an officer in a public office, who has… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 5 accountant — [n] person who maintains financial accounts of a business actuary, analyst, auditor, bookkeeper, calculator, cashier, clerk, comptroller, CPA, examiner, public accountant, reckoner, teller; concepts 348,353 …

    New thesaurus

  • 6 accountant — [ə kount′ nt] n. a person whose work is to inspect, keep, or adjust accounts: see CERTIFIED PUBLIC ACCOUNTANT …

    English World dictionary

  • 7 Accountant — Ac*count ant, a. Accountable. [Obs.] Shak. [1913 Webster] …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 8 accountant — (n.) mid 15c., accounting officer, one who renders accounts, from O.Fr. acuntant (Mod.Fr. accomptant), from prp. of accompter (see ACCOUNT (Cf. account)). Sense of professional maker of accounts is recorded from 1530s. The word also was an… …

    Etymology dictionary

  • 9 accountant — auditor, *bookkeeper …

    New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • 10 accountant — ► NOUN ▪ a person who keeps or inspects financial accounts …

    English terms dictionary

  • 11 accountant — a qualified person who is skilled at managing and analysing business financial records. Glossary of Business Terms * * * accountant ac‧coun‧tant [əˈkaʊntnt] noun [countable] a professional person whose job is to keep and check the financial… …

    Financial and business terms

  • 12 accountant — Synonyms and related words: CA, CPA, abacist, accountant general, actuary, amanuensis, archivist, auditor, bank accountant, bank examiner, bookkeeper, bursar, calculator, cashier, cashkeeper, certified public accountant, chamberlain, chartered… …

    Moby Thesaurus

  • 13 accountant — Person who works in field of accounting and is skilled in keeping books or accounts; in designing and controlling systems of account; in giving tax advice and preparing tax returns. An accountant authorized under applicable law to practice public …

    Black's law dictionary

  • 14 accountant — Person who works in field of accounting and is skilled in keeping books or accounts; in designing and controlling systems of account; in giving tax advice and preparing tax returns. An accountant authorized under applicable law to practice public …

    Black's law dictionary

  • 15 accountant — I (Roget s IV) n. Syn. bookkeeper, auditor, actuary, bookkeeping expert, examiner of business accounts, expert in accounts, clerk, inspector of accounts, comptroller, controller, calculator, reckoner, analyst, chartered accountant, certified… …

    English dictionary for students

  • 16 accountant — An individual who performs *accounting duties. Some of the accountant’s responsibilities may overlap with those of the bookkeeper, in terms of the recording of individual financial transactions, but the accountant’s terms of reference tend to be… …

    Auditor's dictionary

  • 17 accountant — /ə kaυntənt/ noun a person who keeps a company’s accounts or deals with an individual person’s tax affairs ● The chief accountant of a manufacturing group. ● The accountant has shown that there is a sharp variance in our labour costs. ● I send… …

    Dictionary of banking and finance

  • 18 accountant — n. a certified public (AE), chartered (BE) accountant * * * [ə kaʊntənt] chartered (BE) accountant a certified public (AE) …

    Combinatory dictionary

  • 19 Accountant — Chartered Accountant; Berufsbezeichnung für ⇡ Wirtschaftsprüfer in Großbritannien und Irland. Certified Public Accountant; Berufsbezeichnung für Wirtschaftsprüfer in den USA, im District of Columbia, in Guam, Puerto Rico und auf den US Virgin… …

    Lexikon der Economics

  • 20 accountant — A person who has passed the accountancy examinations of one of the recognized accountancy bodies and completed the required work experience. Each of the bodies varies in the way they train their students and the type of work expected to be… …

    Big dictionary of business and management


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