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accounting British & World English

The process or work of keeping financial accounts

account British & World English

Consider or regard in a specified way

cost accounting British & World English

The recording of all the costs incurred in a business in a way that can be used to improve its management

acquisition accounting British & World English

A procedure in accounting in which the value of the assets of a company is changed from book to fair market level after a takeover

forensic accounting British & World English

The use of accounting skills to investigate fraud or embezzlement and to analyse financial information for use in legal proceedings

management accounting British & World English

The provision of financial data and advice to a company for use in the organization and development of its business

current cost accounting British & World English

A method of accounting in which assets are valued on the basis of their current replacement cost, and increases in their value as a result of inflation are excluded from calculations of profit

there's no accounting for tastes British & World English

It’s impossible to explain why different people like different things, especially those things which the speaker considers unappealing

account for in account British & World English

Give a satisfactory record of (something, typically money, that one is responsible for)

account for British & World English

Give a satisfactory record of (something, typically money, that one is responsible for)

creative accountancy British & World English

The exploitation of loopholes in financial regulation in order to gain advantage or present figures in a misleadingly favourable light

creative accounting in creative accountancy British & World English

The exploitation of loopholes in financial regulation in order to gain advantage or present figures in a misleadingly favourable light

there's no accounting for tastes in account British & World English

It’s impossible to explain why different people like different things, especially those things which the speaker considers unappealing

there's no accounting for tastes or taste in account British & World English

It’s impossible to explain why different people like different things, especially those things which the speaker considers unappealing