ACCOUNTING TERMS - ACCOUNTING DICTIONARY - ACCOUNTING GLOSSARY
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TOP DOWN Definition
TOP DOWN is a concept of analyzing a subject, such as costs or revenue, starting from the highest level working towards the bottom.
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VESTED refers to having an absolute right or title, when previously the holder of the right or title only had an expectation. Example: after 20 years of employment Larry Loyals pension rights are now vested.
PROOF OF CASH is a reconciliation of the general ledger cash balance at both the beginning and end of a period, combined with a reconciliation of cash deposited for the period with the cash receipts journal, and a reconciliation of checks for the period with the cash disbursements journal.