Business / Finance / Account: In the context of bookkeeping, refers to the ledger pages upon which various assets, liabilities, income, and expenses are represented. In the context of investment banking, refers to the status of securities sold and owned or the relationship between parties to an underwriting syndicate. In the context of securities, the relationship between a client and a broker/dealer firm allowing the firm's employee to be the client's buying and selling agent. See: Account executive; account statement.
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Account Noun Synonyms: calculation, accounting, reckoning, computation, (financial) statement, enumeration
Business / Accounting / Real Accounts: Accounts that are not closed to a zero balance at the end of each accounting period: permanent accounts appearing on the balance sheet. MORE
Business / Accounting / Cash Accounting: This term describes an accounting method whereby only invoices and bills which have been paid are accounted for. However, for most types of business in the UK, as far as the Inland Revenue are concern MORE