[ noun ] (accounting) the occupation of maintaining and auditing records and preparing financial reports for a business
Used in print([Anonymous,] "The Attack on Employee Services"...)
Have the insurance_company or your own accounting department break_down the cost of your insurance package periodically .
[ noun ] (accounting) a convincing explanation that reveals basic causes
"he was unable to give a clear accounting for his actions"
Used in print(Harold Rosenberg, "The Trial and Eichmann"...)
Only across a distance of time could the epic accounting begin .
[ noun ] a system that provides quantitative information about finances
Used in print(Robert A. Futterman, The Future of Our Cities....)
Accounting procedures which continue to charge a disproportionate overhead and warehouse expense to the main store make the branches seem more profitable than they are .
[ noun ] (accounting) a bookkeeper's chronological list of related debits and credits of a business; forms part of a ledger of accounts