accountancy ac‧coun‧tan‧cy [əˈkaʊntnsi] noun [uncountable] especially BrE ACCOUNTING JOBSthe profession or work done by accountants in keeping the financial records of organizations and in giving advice to clients on tax and other financial matters; = ACCOUNTING:
• She did a one-year accountancy course.
• the accountancy profession
* * *accountancy UK US /əˈkaʊntənsi/ noun [U] (UK► ACCOUNTING the job of being an accountant: »
She chose to follow a career in accountancy after graduating.»
an accountancy firm► the education that is needed to become an accountant: »
The board claimed he did not have sufficient management expertise despite his accountancy qualification and experience.
Financial and business terms. 2012.
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