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Bookkeeping

The practice or profession of recording transactions. That is, bookkeeping involves maintaining financial records, noting expenses or revenue, and determining how much one owes or is owed. It is related to, but distinct from, accounting. While accountants create reports based on financial information, bookkeepers record the information itself.
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Rowling's grandmother Louisa Caroline Watts Smith, renamed Freda by her adoptive parents, was born on May 16, 1916, at a private nursing home in London to Mary Smith, a book-keeper.
Company owner Nikolai, his business partner Reynolds and book-keeper Ian Corbett admitted conspiracy to defraud finance companies of pounds 918,040.
Book-keeper Chris Baker at his office in the Jewellery Quarter's Big Peg building
Steven Ball, prosecuting, said: "The issue is whether you are sure the defendant acted honestly in taking the money as book-keeper from the company."
'When she got married, my mother told my father her dad was a Dr Campbell and her mum had been a receptionist or book-keeper for him.
At the age of 32 she joined Darlington snooker and pool table manufacturer and distributor Avante as book-keeper and payroll clerk.
"We're kicking it around with our book-keeper," said Bonapaw's part-owner Dennis Richard, "but it looks like all systems are go."
Mollie is going to start computer and word processing skills to compliment her interests that developed from being a trained and experienced secretary and book-keeper.
He was found guilty of murdering the 38-year-old book-keeper "by means unknown" before dumping her body in Argyll.
A BOOK-keeper jailed for stealing almost pounds 800,000 from his firm and buying Japanese toys has been ordered to pay back more than pounds 150,000.
She was jailed in 1994 for 18 months for stealing pounds 100,000 from her then employer while a book-keeper, putting the firm in severe financial trouble.
BIRMINGHAM book-keeper Hubert Taylor will be getting snap happy thanks to the latest Birmingham Mail competition.