CONSIGNMENT STOCK Definition

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CONSIGNMENT STOCK is vendor supplied stock that is only paid for when it is used. Consignment stock should change nothing except cash flow. Holding any more stock than is necessary is always inefficient whether it is consignment stock or not.

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AUDITOR is an accountant usually certified by a national professional association of accountants, if one exists in the corporation's country, or certified by another countrys recognized national association of accountants. Corporations will often work with both internal auditors and external auditors.

RECAST EARNINGS is a recalculation of earnings based on the assumption that certain expenses could be eliminated through new forms of cost savings. Recast earnings are often used in the analysis of a takeover or merger.

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