STAFF ACCOUNTANT Definition

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STAFF ACCOUNTANT, on average, is a professional who is a CPA in good standing or CPA candidate with one to three years of professional experience. The staff accountant is supervised in the field by senior personnel and performs tasks such as tests of transactions and preparation of work papers.

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CURRENCY SWAP is an exchange of two currencies accord­ing to an agreement to re-exchange the currencies at the same rate at a specified future date. During the term of the agreement, exchanges of interest payments denomi­nated in the respective currencies also may occur.

EXEMPTED SECURITY is a security that is exempted from SEC regulations, including margin rules. Such securities include U.S. Treasury and government agency securities and municipal securities designated by the SEC.

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