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Definition of

accounting software


programs for electronic accounts computer programs used to help maintain accounting records electronically. Such software can be used for a variety of tasks, including preparing statements and recording transactions.

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Definitions of ’accounting software’ and meaning of ’accounting software’ are from the book publication, QFINANCE – The Ultimate Resource, © 2009 Bloomsbury Information Ltd. Find definitions for ’accounting software’ and other financial terms with our online QFINANCE Financial Dictionary.

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