accounting system

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Noun1.accounting system - a bookkeeper's chronological list of related debits and credits of a businessaccounting system - a bookkeeper's chronological list of related debits and credits of a business; forms part of a ledger of accounts
account book, book of account, ledger, leger, book - a record in which commercial accounts are recorded; "they got a subpoena to examine our books"
control account - an account that shows totals of amounts entered in a subsidiary ledger
accounting entry, ledger entry, entry - a written record of a commercial transaction
credit side - account of payments received; usually the right side of a financial statement
debit side - account of payments owed; usually the left side of a financial statement
accrual basis - a method of accounting in which each item is entered as it is earned or incurred regardless of when actual payments are received or made
cash basis - a method of accounting in which each item is entered as payments are received or made
pooling of interest - an accounting method used in the merging of companies; the balance sheets are added together item by item; this method is tax-free
audit, audited account - an inspection of the accounting procedures and records by a trained accountant or CPA
limited review, review - (accounting) a service (less exhaustive than an audit) that provides some assurance to interested parties as to the reliability of financial data
register - a book in which names and transactions are listed
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