Private Accountant

Private Accountant

An accountant employed by a company and charged with managing the company's own finances. That is, a private accountant does not handle the finances of a client or any other company. A private accountant is the accounting equivalent of an internal auditor. See also: Comptroller.
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The practice has been stopped, and a private accountant and a staff member of the association now handle the records.
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In turn, law enforcement offers assistance with training public and private accountants in fraud detection techniques, current crime trends, and frauds to which certain industry segments remain particularly susceptible.