W(h)ither the accounting profession?
At that age where reminiscing is one of life’s remaining pleasures it is with fondness that early memories of the accounting profession come to mind. It may be that it was unwarranted hero-worshipping, but many newcomers to the profession held those referred to in that bygone era who were respectfully described as “qualified” accountants in the highest esteem. Undoubtedly young and impressionable, we held onto those images that we had created for dear life and it drove new entrants to the profession to try to achieve great things so as to gain the approval of their heroes and be admitted into their realm. We aspired to be like them; …..To continue reading, login or subscribe now.