(plural: ‘accountants‘; pronunciation: the letters ‘c’ and ‘c’ are said with a ‘k’ sound as in “king — for the right pronunciation, please click here)
a person whose job is to make, maintain and/or audit the accounts of a business, i.e. to calculate and show on paper how much money is spent and how much money is got and how much is the profit or loss, etc.,
Mrs Razia Ahmed works as a senior accountant at a bank.
Every business needs an efficient accountant to keep careful records of the financial position.