Define: Financial Accounting

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Definition: Financial Accounting

Quick Summary of Financial Accounting

A term usually applied to external reporting by a business where that reporting is presented in financial terms.


Synonyms For Financial Accounting

financial reporting, financial accountability, submit financial reports, accounting, ifrs-based

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Modern Language Association (MLA):
Financial Accounting. Payroll & Accounting Heaven Ltd. April 01, 2020
Chicago Manual of Style (CMS):
Financial Accounting. Payroll & Accounting Heaven Ltd. (accessed: April 01, 2020).
American Psychological Association (APA):
Financial Accounting. Retrieved April 01, 2020, from website:

Definition Sources

Definitions for Financial Accounting 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: 23rd December 2018.