Adjective "accounting" definition and examples

(Accounting may not be an adjective, but it can be used as an adjective, click here to find out.)

Pronunciation

/əˈkaʊntɪŋ/

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Definitions and examples

noun

The process or work of keeping financial accounts.
  1. as modifier 'standard accounting practice'
  2. 'They were accused of poor book-keeping and accounting errors and were asked to step aside by the council.'
  3. 'The energy giant is the latest company to face suspicion over its accounting and business practices.'
  4. 'The meeting approved the report on the fiscal year 2001, the annual accounting and the auditor report.'
  5. 'Once people have grasped the concepts, the bar graphs can be used in financial planning and accounting.'
  6. 'The company also provides financial accounting and technical helpdesk services to its clients.'
  7. 'You have a small general accounting practice and you plan to retire in the next ten years.'
  8. 'I think my financial and accounting experience will stand me in good stead for the council finances.'
  9. 'She is an independent contractor and previously taught as an assistant professor of accounting.'
  10. 'Chang sees his role as that of a business advisor, not limited to bookkeeping and accounting.'
  11. 'But you have flouted common sense in matters of good accounting and book-keeping.'

More definitions

1. the theory and system of setting up, maintaining, and auditing the books of a firm; art of analyzing the financial position and operating results of a business house from a study of its sales, purchases, overhead, etc. (distinguished from bookkeeping).

2. a detailed report of the financial state or transactions of a person or entity: an accounting of the estate.

3. the rendering or submission of such a report.

More examples(as adjective)

"prices can be accounting."

"systems can be accounting."

"problems can be accounting."

"changes can be accounting."

"coopers can be accounting."

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