Author: Tony Farmar
Summary: The Irish accountancy profession has achieved extraordinary prominence and success. In business, accountants are active as executives and managers, as well as members and leaders of company boards; in professional practice, accountants are responsible for the audit or consultancy requirements of corporations, charities and government.
The Versatile Profession shows how accountancy achieved this prominence. Informed by its exploration of the wider social and business background, North and South, this new history describes how Irish accountancy was able to remodel itself, its structures and services, as new opportunities opened.