n Professional Accountant - Meltdown in financial markets increases the demand for accountants

Volume 2007 Number 1
  • ISSN : 1680-7537


The International Federation of Accountants (IFAC) 2008 Global Leadership Survey research findings released in February 2009 indicate that the demand for accountants worldwide is expected to increase as a result of the global meltdown in financial markets. "These findings are not surprising when one considers that the scale of the global financial turmoil is of a magnitude last seen when the Great Depression was triggered by the collapse of Wall Street on Black Tuesday, on the 29th October 1929. Organisations now fully recognise the consequences of inappropriate risk management and inappropriate accounting practices," says Fasset CEO, Cheryl James.

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