accountancy

Definition

The business aspect of accounting that is made up of practice, research, and education. It also includes the guidelines that accountants are to follow when performing their tasks.

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You need to make sure that you have someone who is strong in accountancy so that you can get things done right.

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I was very well versed in accountancy and I thought that it was really great and amazing to be part of that world.

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While always interested in finance in a general sense, the student decided she leaned more toward accountancy than the investment side of things.

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