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CONTROLLING ACCOUNT [1 record]

Record 1 2016-02-29

English

Subject field(s)
  • Financial Accounting
  • Government Accounting
DEF

An account containing primarily totals of one or more types of transactions, the detail of which appears in a subsidiary ledger or its equivalent.

OBS

Its balance equals the sum of the balances of the detail accounts.

OBS

control account: term standardized by the Canadian General Standards Board.

French

Domaine(s)
  • Comptabilité générale
  • Comptabilité publique
DEF

Compte dont le solde égale le total des soldes des comptes d'un grand livre auxiliaire et dans lequel on retrouve généralement un sommaire des opérations enregistrées en détail dans les comptes du grand livre auxiliaire.

OBS

En comptabilité publique, on emploie surtout «compte de contrôle».

Spanish

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