accountant

Definition

One who is skilled in the practice of accounting or who is in charge of public or private accounts. An accountant is responsible for reporting financial results, whether for a company or for an individual, in accordance with government and regulatory authority rules.

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I worked as an accountant and met a lot of interesting people in the industry that had a lot of experience and insight.

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The accountant was required to work overtime during the last few days of the month to ensure the bank reconciliations were complete.

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In order to make sense of the financial side of the business, they decided they needed to hire an outside accountant to look them over.

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