CERTIFIED PUBLIC ACCOUNTANT Definition

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CERTIFIED PUBLIC ACCOUNTANT (CPA) is an accountant licensed to practice public accounting.

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INDEX-LINKED BOND provides a secure investment in real terms, as the coupon payments and the redemption proceeds are linked to movements in the RPI (the Retail Prices Index).

ORDER is a listing of goods or services requested from a supplier with specifications and desired delivery method.  A company starts the purchase process internally with a requisition, which results in an order being transmitted to a supplier.  When the supplier ships the goods or provides the service, an invoice is sent to the customer telling the customer the specifications, delivery method, and price of those goods or services.

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