What does accounting noise mean?

accounting noise meaning in Law Dictionary

utilizing accounting principles to distort reports to make them appear much better or worse than they acutally tend to be. This is the reason both GAAP and nonGAAP are used to notify investors.

accounting noise meaning in Business Dictionary

The distortion of a business's financial statements brought on by accounting rules and regulations that could cause the reports appearing much better or even worse; many companies report earnings in GAAP and non-GAAP profits in order to provide a clearer photo to investors.