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The definition of an accountant is someone who keeps or inspects money and investment records.
The person reviewing your finances when you file taxes at an office is an example of an accountant.
A couple consult with their accountant.
accountant definition by Webster's New World
a person whose work is to inspect, keep, or adjust accounts
Webster's New World College Dictionary Copyright © 2010 by Wiley Publishing, Inc., Cleveland, Ohio. Used by arrangement with John Wiley & Sons, Inc. accountant definition by American Heritage Dictionary
One that keeps, audits, and inspects the financial records of individuals or business concerns and prepares financial and tax reports.
Related Forms: The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th edition Copyright © 2010 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved. accountant - Business Definition
A person who maintains and audits financial information and who prepares financial statements and tax returns.
The American Heritage® Dictionary of Business Terms Copyright © 2010 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved. accountant - Investment & Finance Definition
highly trained professional who is responsible for reporting financial results
for a company or individual in accordance with governmental and professional
regulations. A certified public accountant
is a person who has passed a licensing test, has taken a minimum number of college
courses, and has met experience guidelines established by the state of
residence. See also