Define: Accounting Technician

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Definition: Accounting Technician

Quick Summary of Accounting Technician

Another name for a book-keeper.

What is the dictionary definition of Accounting Technician?

Dictionary Definition

Accounting Technician is another term for a book-keeper.


Accounting Technician FAQ's

What does an accounting technician do?

Accounting technicians work for both private and public sector organisations, where they undertake a wide range of accountancy, financial and taxation tasks.

How much do accounting technicians make?

The average salary for an Accounting Technician is £31,528 per year (2018).

What's the difference between an accountant and an accounting technician?

Accounting technicians deal with financial transactions. Accountants work with finances on a wider level.

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Modern Language Association (MLA):
Accounting Technician. Payroll & Accounting Heaven Ltd. January 21, 2020
Chicago Manual of Style (CMS):
Accounting Technician. Payroll & Accounting Heaven Ltd. (accessed: January 21, 2020).
American Psychological Association (APA):
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Definition Sources

Definitions for Accounting Technician are sourced/syndicated and enhanced from:

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

This glossary post was last updated: 5th May 2019.