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15:41 Oct 12, 2017
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Bus/Financial - Finance (general)
Greek term or phrase: κλείνει και (ελέγχει) τα βιβλία της επιχείρησης
Το Διοικητικό Συμβούλιο κλείνει και ελέγχει τα βιβλία της εταιρείας και παρακολουθεί τη νόμιμη τήρησή τους.
Spyros Salimpas
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Summary of answers provided
5closes and (checks, or controls, or inspects, or examines, or verifies, or audits) ... see below
Peter Close
1 +2finalizes and (checks) the company books
Kyriacos Georghiou



16 mins   confidence: Answerer confidence 1/5Answerer confidence 1/5 peer agreement (net): +2
finalizes and (checks) the company books

just a thought

Kyriacos Georghiou
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Native speaker of: Native in EnglishEnglish, Native in GreekGreek
PRO pts in category: 46

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agree  Nick Lingris: How about "reviews and finalizes financial reports"?
6 hrs

agree  Assimina Vavoula
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16 hrs   confidence: Answerer confidence 5/5
closes and (checks, or controls, or inspects, or examines, or verifies, or audits) ... see below


The full answer, which did not fit above, is:

closes and (checks, or controls, or inspects, or examines, or verifies, or audits) the company’s ledgers

We don’t call accounting books - “books” - in English, we call them “ledgers”. See:






Also, Kon. Kantzou's Greek – English Λεξικό Λογιστικής gives the meaning of ‘έλεγχος’ (in an accounting sense) to be ‘audit’, and the Oxford Greek – English dictionary gives the relevant meanings of ‘ελέγχω’ to be ‘control’, ‘check’, ‘inspect, ‘verify’, ‘examine’, ‘audit’.

See the following examples:

Step 3 – General Ledger: Set up general ledger accounts. .... the end of the financial year a similar event occurs and the system closes the ledgers and recreates.

Studies business and accounting procedures and recommends changes;. Balances and closes the ledgers;. Compiles data, prepares and submits periodic ...

This routine will close the ledgers one at a time. The Accounts Receivable is closed at the start of the first day of a new period otherwise any subsequent ...

28 Dec 1974 - ... Watergate cover‐up trial today by telling the jurors that it was now up to them to “balance the accounts” and close the ledgers on Watergate.

18 Dec 2008 - He returns to the branch office around 4pm and checks the ledgers and balance sheets of collections and loan disbursements. His day ends ...

Supervises the management of KDD affairs, whereby it reviews and verifies the ledgers and other KDD documents with no restrictions or limitations whatsoever,.
https://www-en.kdd.si/_files/1101/PFMI assessment ANG_final....

Controls daily revenue from all points of sale. ○ Producing the hotel's daily business sheet. ○ Audits the ledgers and consolidates the hotel's business report.

... management to better manage the business, to produce annual accounts and other statutory returns whilst ensuring the accuracy of the company's ledgers.

According to a company insider who read the report, “There wasn't an entry on the cost side of the company's ledgers for those years that wasn't subject to some ...

Note added at 16 hrs (2017-10-13 08:11:21 GMT)

Sorry, I had meant to enter 'High' or '4' as my confidence level, but my hand must have slipped.

Note added at 1 day13 hrs (2017-10-14 04:46:01 GMT)

Of course, you can also say, "... the business's ledgers", instead of "the company's ledgers". See:

https://www.google.co.uk/search?source=hp&q="the business's ...

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