bookkeeper


bookkeeper
bookkeeper, accountant, auditor.
A bookkeeper keeps a regular, concise, and accurate record of business trans-actions by making the proper entries in the various books of account for that purpose. An accountant is a person skilled in the art of bookkeeping and may be employed either to organize and set up a system of records suitable to the needs of a particular organization or to investigate and report upon the financial condition of an organization by a study and analysis of its books of record. An auditor is an examiner who checks and verifies the financial records of an organization to see that these records correctly represent its condition.

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  • Bookkeeper — Book keep er, n. One who keeps accounts; one who has the charge of keeping the books and accounts in an office. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • bookkeeper — also book keeper, 1550s, from BOOK (Cf. book) (n.) + KEEPER (Cf. keeper). A rare English word with three consecutive double letters. Related: Bookkeeping, which is from 1680s in the sense the work of keeping account books; book keep (v.) is a… …   Etymology dictionary

  • bookkeeper — [[t]b ʊkkiːpə(r)[/t]] bookkeepers also book keeper N COUNT A bookkeeper is a person whose job is to keep an accurate record of the money that is spent and received by a business or other organization …   English dictionary

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  • bookkeeper — noun Date: 1555 a person who records the accounts or transactions of a business • bookkeeping noun …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • bookkeeper — See bookkeeping. * * * …   Universalium

  • bookkeeper — noun /ˌbʊkˈkiː.pə(ɹ),bʌʔˈkiː.pə(ɹ)/ A person responsible for keeping records or documents, such as of a business. Syn: accountant …   Wiktionary

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