Definition of Accounting system
1. Noun. A bookkeeper's chronological list of related debits and credits of a business; forms part of a ledger of accounts.
Group relationships: Account Book, Book, Book Of Account, Ledger, Leger
Specialized synonyms: Control Account, Accounting Entry, Entry, Ledger Entry, Credit Side, Debit Side, Accrual Basis, Cash Basis, Pooling Of Interest, Audit, Audited Account, Limited Review, Review
Generic synonyms: Register
Derivative terms: Account
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Literary usage of Accounting system
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1. Report by North Dakota State Budget Board (1912)
"REQUISITES OF A GOOD accounting system. To serve the purposes, which• require to be served in our own state, a system should be devised which would provide ..."
2. Transactions by American Society of Mechanical Engineers (1919)
"1639 A FOUNDRY COST AND accounting system By William W. Bird, Worcester, Mass. Member of the Society In this paper the author outlines the foundry cost and ..."
3. Financial History of the United States by Davis Rich Dewey (1902)
"accounting system. The accounting system introduced by Hamilton served the treasury efficiently for more than a century. As the annual payments of the ..."
4. Municipal Accounting by De Witt Carl Eggleston (1914)
"Municipal accounting system (Exhibit F) The procedure for handling the accounts of a city may ... accounting system."
5. Cyclopedia of American Government by Andrew Cunningham McLaughlin, Albert Bushnell Hart (1914)
"Various changes took place in the development of the accounting system: new ... drops out of the accounting system, so far as taking any part in the ..."
6. Principles of Business by Charles William Gerstenberg (1922)
"Every accounting system should have internal checks, that is, the system should be so designed that no part of the accounts will be under the absolute and ..."