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Definition of


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    UK accountant qualified by professional examination chartered accountant: in the United Kingdom, a qualified professional accountant who is a member of an Institute of Chartered Accountants. Chartered accountants are qualified to audit company accounts and some hold management positions in companies.

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    UK accountant qualified by practical training certified accountant: an accountant trained in industry, the public service, or in the offices of practicing accountants, who is a member of the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants. Although they are not chartered accountants, they fulfill much the same role and they are qualified to audit company records.

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

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