accountant accountant  /ə ˈkaʊn tənt/


  • (n) someone who maintains and audits business accounts


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  1. If there breathes an accountant with a soul dead to every healthy human instinct for mischief, he may never have imagined the fun of playing hob with a company's books.
  2. An accountant told Geithner in 2006 that overnight camps were not eligible for a tax break, according to the Senate Finance Committee report.
  3. An accountant prepared Geithner's 2003 and 2004 returns and assured him in writing that he was exempt self-employment taxes on his IMF income.


  1. Ex-Law Firm Accountant Charged With Grand Larceny

    A former fiduciary accountant with Smith, Gambrell & Russell has been accused of stealing more than $1.2 million from a Holocaust survivor.
    on June 10, 2013     Source:

  2. Accountant admits to fraud

    A southeastern Illinois accountant faces up to
    on June 7, 2013     Source: The Southern Illinoisan

  3. Accountant admits role in scamming elderly client

    A southeastern Illinois accountant faces up to 40 years in prison after admitting in federal court that he stole more than $2 million from an elderly client for personal use.
    on June 6, 2013     Source: KWQC-TV 6 Davenport

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  1. "What happened is our accountant made a mistake, and all of these are repercussions of that same mistake," said Franken. "His mistake was not understanding the law, the obligation to pay these state taxes."
    on Apr 30, 2008 By: Al Franken Source: TIME

  2. "The other night I was like an accountant trying to get all these tickets into the right envelope," Verplank said. "I think I put 15 envelopes at Will Call. I'm like, OK, that's enough, I'm done with it."
    on Aug 10, 2007 By: Scott Verplank Source: Chicago Tribune

  3. "At this point, I'm only invested in mutual funds or cash or money market accounts. That's my instruction to my accountant," Obama said. "We are not going to own individual stocks precisely because it raises questions like this."
    on Mar 7, 2007 By: Barack Obama Source: FOXNews

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