Accountancy meaning

əknt'nsē
The definition of accountancy is the act of being in a professional field called "accounting," which involves keeping track of financial records and doing taxes.

An example of the word accountancy is a firm like Arthur Anderson which provides accounting functions for a big corporation.

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The keeping or inspecting of commercial accounts; work of an accountant.
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(uncountable, UK, New Zealand, accounting) The function of compiling and providing financial information primarily by reports referred to as financial statements. Accounting includes bookkeeping, systems design, analysis and interpretation of accounting information.
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(countable, accounting) A company or organisation that performs such a function.
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Origin of accountancy

  • account +‎ -ancy

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