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    #1

    As an accountant..., I am / was ...

    Hi,

    Question1:
    Are both sentences used correctly?
    Question2:
    Is it usual to use “As” when the sentence is in past tense?

    Sentence1:
    As an accountant in ABC Ltd, I am accountable for producing transaction report.
    Use: This indicates I work ABC Ltd now.

    Sentence2:
    As an accountant in ABC Ltd, I was accountable for producing transaction report.
    Use: This indicates I left ABC Ltd.

    Thanks

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    #2

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    Yes, I would agree with that.

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    #3

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    Quote Originally Posted by uktous View Post
    Hi,

    Question1:
    Are both sentences used correctly?
    Question2:
    Is it usual to use “As” when the sentence is in past tense?

    Sentence1:
    As an accountant in ABC Ltd, I am accountable for producing transaction report.
    Use: This indicates I work ABC Ltd now.

    Sentence2:
    As an accountant in ABC Ltd, I was accountable for producing transaction report.
    Use: This indicates I left ABC Ltd.

    Thanks
    You can't say "for producing transaction" -- you need to say "for producing transactions."

    Also, in US English we would say "As an accountant atABC Ltd" and "I was responsible for"

    I know what you mean when you say "accountable for" but it sounds funny.

    I am not a teacher but one heck of a native

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    Quote Originally Posted by allenman View Post
    You can't say "for producing transaction" -- you need to say "for producing transactions."

    Also, in US English we would say "As an accountant atABC Ltd" and "I was responsible for"

    I know what you mean when you say "accountable for" but it sounds funny.

    I am not a teacher but one heck of a native
    hi,

    why "producing transaction report" is incorrect?

    is it because there are more than 1 transaction?
    and thus "producing transactions report" is correct?

    thanks

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    I think "producing transaction reports" would be best.

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    #6

    Re: As an accountant..., I am / was ...

    Quote Originally Posted by uktous View Post
    hi,

    why "producing transaction report" is incorrect?...
    Because it needs either an article or a plural;
    Quote Originally Posted by uktous View Post
    is it because there are more than 1 transaction?
    and thus "producing transactions report" is correct?

    thanks
    No. There are several reports


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    Re: As an accountant..., I am / was ...

    Quote Originally Posted by uktous View Post
    hi,

    why "producing transaction report" is incorrect?

    is it because there are more than 1 transaction?
    and thus "producing transactions report" is correct?

    thanks
    Hi,

    And as an aside we'd say, 'why is xxxx incorrect', not 'why xxx is incorrect'

    Regards

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