accountantnoun [C]uk /əˈkaʊn.tənt/ us /əˈkaʊn.t̬ənt/
- Any accountant worth their salt should be aware of the latest changes in taxation.
- His accountant had aided and abetted him in the fraud.
- The upper middle class tend to go into business or the professions, becoming, for example, lawyers, doctors or accountants.
- Trainee accountants average £12,000 per year.
- At the end of the year, the accountant goes over the books.