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Definition of Accounting system

Accounting system Definition from Science & Technology Dictionaries & Glossaries
EIA Energy Glossary
A method of recording accounting data for a utility or company or a method of supplying accounting information for controlling, evaluating, planning and decisionmaking.
Source: Energy Information Administration, 2006
Accounting system Definition from Encyclopedia Dictionaries & Glossaries
English Wikipedia - The Free Encyclopedia
Accounting software describes a type of application software that records and processes accounting transactions within functional modules such as accounts payable, accounts receivable, payroll, and trial balance. It functions as an accounting information system. It may be developed in-house by the organization using it, may be purchased from a third party, or may be a combination of a third-party application software package with local modifications. Accounting software may be on-line based, accessed anywhere at anytime with any device which is Internet enabled, or may be desktop based. It varies greatly in its complexity and cost.

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Accounting system Definition from Language, Idioms & Slang Dictionaries & Glossaries
WordNet 2.0

1. a bookkeeper's chronological list of related debits and credits of a business; forms part of a ledger of accounts
(synonym) accounting, method of accounting
(hypernym) register
(hyponym) control account
(member-holonym) ledger, leger, account book, book of account, book