Definition of bookkeeping in English:

bookkeeping

Line breaks: book|keep¦ing
Pronunciation: /ˈbʊkkiːpɪŋ
 
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noun

[mass noun]
The activity or occupation of keeping records of the financial affairs of a business: I got in a financial muddle because I didn’t keep my bookkeeping up to date
More example sentences
  • An accountant friend may offer bookkeeping advice and associates in the investment community may help raise funds.
  • Do you think there is any advantage to using commercially available bookkeeping / finance software in a small business?
  • It encompasses all financial issues, marketing, office management, bookkeeping, and billing.

Derivatives

bookkeeper

noun
More example sentences
  • A key issue facing many firms is whether non-exempt employees, such as non-certified accountants or bookkeepers, are being paid overtime.
  • Many small businesses lack accounting departments or full-time bookkeepers; many entrepreneurs keep the most important financial and legal details in their heads.
  • Offices hummed as clerks and secretaries, executives and middle managers, accountants and bookkeepers scurried to attend their burgeoning enterprises.

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