a claim against a debtor, carried on open account, usually limited to debts due from the sale of goods and services.
(accounting, US) a current asset account showing amounts payable to a firm by customers who have made purchases of goods and services on credit
- Account to
an oral or written description of particular events or situations; narrative: an account of the meetings; an account of the trip. an explanatory statement of conduct, as to a superior. a statement of reasons, causes, etc., explaining some event. reason; basis: On this account I’m refusing your offer. importance; worth; value; consequence: things of no […]
- Account representative
account representative job A person in a company who identifies new accounts, analyses customer needs, proposes business solutions, negotiates and oversees the implementation of new projects. (2004-03-08) Historical Examples For the purposes of this brief summary, I am naturally only taking into account representative centres of population. South America To-day Georges Clemenceau
the state of being , liable, or answerable. Education. a policy of holding schools and teachers for students’ academic progress by linking such progress with funding for salaries, maintenance, etc. n. 1770, from accountable + -ity. Earlier was accountableness (1660s).
the state of being , liable, or answerable. Education. a policy of holding schools and teachers for students’ academic progress by linking such progress with funding for salaries, maintenance, etc. Contemporary Examples It seeks the rule of law and accountability, not the rule of a supreme leader or a divinely-chosen Imam. Egypt’s President Mubarak Plays […]
subject to the obligation to report, explain, or justify something; responsible; answerable. capable of being explained; explicable; explainable. Contemporary Examples He believes that compensation is one of the best ways to force companies to be accountable. How Much Are the ‘Costa Concordia’ Passengers Entitled to Win—and Who Is Accountable for the Shipwreck? Barbie Latza Nadeau […]