Business Dictionary :
Accountancy and Accountant
Accountancy : noun : work of an accountant
• He is studying accountancy or he is an accountancy student.
NOTE : no plural Accountant
: noun : person who keeps a company's accounts or person who advises a company on its finances or person who examines accounts
• He is the chief accountant of a manufacturing group.Certified Accountant
• I send all my income tax queries to my accountant.
= accountant who has passed the professional examinations and is a member of the Association of Certified AccountantsCertified Public Accountant
(US) = accountant who has passed professional examinationsChartered Accountant
= accountant who has passed the professional examinations and is a member of the Institute of Chartered AccountantsCost Accountant
= accountant who gives managers information about their business costsManagement Accountant
= accountant who prepares financial information for managers so that they can take decisions From Accountancy to HOME PAGE