Define: Account Code

UK Accounting Glossary

Definition: Account Code



What is the dictionary definition of Account Code?

Dictionary Definition


An account code is a number to given to an account form a chart of accounts. Each digit in the code represent a feature; for example: type of asset, location, maintaining department, etc.


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Definition Sources


Definitions for Account Code are sourced/syndicated and enhanced from:

  • A Dictionary of Economics (Oxford Quick Reference)
  • BusinessDictionary.com
  • Oxford Dictionary Of Accounting
  • Oxford Dictionary Of Business & Management

This glossary post was last updated: 28th January 2019.