accounts receivable

Definition of "accounts receivable"
  1. Money expected to be received by a business from its customers for goods or services already provided. It's a critical factor in assessing a company's financial health, as its value and the likelihood of collecting the amount can directly impact the company's ability to pay its own bills
How to use "accounts receivable" in a sentence
  1. The company's accounts receivable have been steadily increasing, indicating a growth in sales.
  2. With his restaurant business, he had to keep a close eye on his accounts receivable to ensure timely collection.
  3. Analyzing the accounts receivable helped the investor gauge the financial state of the potential business purchase.

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