bookkeeper
noun Date: 1555 a person who records the accounts or transactions of a businessbookkeeping noun

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • bookkeeper — UK US (also book keeper) /ˈbʊkˌkiːpər/ noun [C] ACCOUNTING ► someone whose job is to keep a record of all the money a company spends and receives: »We are planning to hire a freelance bookkeeper …   Financial and business terms

  • bookkeeper — bookkeeper, accountant, auditor. A bookkeeper keeps a regular, concise, and accurate record of business trans actions by making the proper entries in the various books of account for that purpose. An accountant is a person skilled in the art of… …   New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • Bookkeeper — Book keep er, n. One who keeps accounts; one who has the charge of keeping the books and accounts in an office. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • bookkeeper — also book keeper, 1550s, from BOOK (Cf. book) (n.) + KEEPER (Cf. keeper). A rare English word with three consecutive double letters. Related: Bookkeeping, which is from 1680s in the sense the work of keeping account books; book keep (v.) is a… …   Etymology dictionary

  • bookkeeper — [[t]b ʊkkiːpə(r)[/t]] bookkeepers also book keeper N COUNT A bookkeeper is a person whose job is to keep an accurate record of the money that is spent and received by a business or other organization …   English dictionary

  • bookkeeper — An individual responsible for recording *general ledger transactions and preparing a *trial balance. The duties of bookkeepers vary between organizations, but there is a commonly understood distinction between the supporting functions of a… …   Auditor's dictionary

  • bookkeeper — See bookkeeping. * * * …   Universalium

  • bookkeeper — noun /ˌbʊkˈkiː.pə(ɹ),bʌʔˈkiː.pə(ɹ)/ A person responsible for keeping records or documents, such as of a business. Syn: accountant …   Wiktionary

  • bookkeeper — Synonyms and related words: CA, CPA, abacist, accountant, accountant general, actuary, amanuensis, archivist, auditor, bank accountant, bank examiner, bursar, calculator, cashier, cashkeeper, certified public accountant, chamberlain, chartered… …   Moby Thesaurus

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