Definition of bookkeeper in English:


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Translate bookkeeper into Spanish


  • A person whose job is to keep records of the financial affairs of a business.

    ‘the business had grown enough to justify hiring a bookkeeper’
    • ‘The development of coins created the need for bookkeepers to maintain transaction records.’
    • ‘Thereafter, bookkeepers were free to charge whatever they liked for their services.’
    • ‘A bookkeeper was regarded to be a technician who executes recording operations.’
    • ‘The bookkeeper is now director of environment at her company.’
    • ‘My wife is a bookkeeper for a retail store that is in financial difficulty.’
    • ‘Look for a certified bookkeeper or CPA to help you with your accounting.’
    • ‘He left school at 13 and worked as a bookkeeper for a coal merchant until he joined an airline in 1950.’
    • ‘You could hire an off-site bookkeeper part time to do the work online.’
    • ‘He was a life insurance broker who ironically died with no life insurance, leaving his bookkeeper, our mother, unemployed.’
    • ‘The seminar was attended by over 204 bookkeepers, auditors, and users of financial statements.’



/ˈbo͝o(k)ˌkēpər/ /ˈbʊ(k)ˌkipər/