a person who records how much money has been spent and will be spent, including working out how much tax a person, organization or business must pay to a government of a city, province, state or country
A person who carries out bookkeeping, auditing, and other financial reporting and analysis. This is a generic term referring to a wide range of skills from semi-clerical to highly trained professional work.
A person who has the education and experience to evaluate the significance of information derived from a company's financial records, interpret its impact on operations, and participate in higher management decisions that are made as a result.
One who is skilled at keeping business records. Usually, a highly trained professional rather than one who keeps books. An accountant can set up the books needed for a business to operate and help the owner understand them.
Although all CPAs have a background in accounting, not all accountants are CPAs. CPAs are licensed to practice accountancy under state law. Only licensed accountants can perform attest services such as an audit of financial statements. The SEC also requires tha the signatory of the independent auditors report in an SEC Filing be "dually registered" with the appropriate state licensing authority.
Accountant, or Qualified Accountant, or Professional Accountant, or Accountancy Practitioner, is a legally certified accountancy and financial expert. Accountants originally worked only in public practice, selling advice and services to other individuals and businesses, but today, in addition, many work within private corporations, the financial industry and various government bodies.
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A person responsible for maintaining fiscal or corporate accounts. Editor's Note: For one who maintains project accounts, see Project Accountant. Note that skills required for project accounting are not the same mix as for corporate accounting. [D02347] RMW