Definition of management accounting in English:

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management accounting

Pronunciation: /ˈmanijmənt əˈkoun(t)iNG/


The provision of financial data and advice to a company for use in the organization and development of its business.
Example sentences
  • As a result, there is worth in considering the relationship between management accounting and financial accounting when examining public sector accounting change.
  • Well, what I do includes management accounting and financial control, budgeting, reporting, cash flow analysis, scenario analysis, etcetera.
  • These findings support a global view of the development of management accounting in different locales at the expense of cultural differences.


management accountant

Example sentences
  • It has no chief financial officer, preferring to stick with a management accountant, and no far-flung international offices.
  • Bond, a retired management accountant, received £822 for the warranty on his £17,000 Rover 75, bought in January.
  • In later years the probability of the management accountant achieving professional status independently of the public accountant was questioned.

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Syllabification: man·age·ment ac·count·ing

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