Back Office

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Definition: Back Office

Back Office

Full Definition of Back Office

1. The administrative functions at a brokerage that support the trading of securities, including trade confirmation and settlement, recordkeeping, and regulatory compliance. 2. More generally, administrative functions that support but are not directly involved in the operations of a business, such as accounting and personnel.

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Modern Language Association (MLA):
Back Office. Payroll & Accounting Heaven Ltd.
December 08, 2021
Chicago Manual of Style (CMS):
Back Office. Payroll & Accounting Heaven Ltd. (accessed: December 08, 2021).
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Definition Sources

Definitions for Back Office are sourced/syndicated and enhanced from:

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

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