This book, first published in 1954, analyses the history of the world’s oldest accountancy body, the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Scotland. Chapters cover the history of Scottish accountants from the earliest times; review the position of the practicing accountant; assess the work of the Institute; examine the position of the accountant in commerce, industry or government service; and deal with the training and examination of accountants.
Table of Contents
1. The Origins of Accountancy as a Profession in Scotland 2. The Formation of the Three Scottish Chartered Societies 3. The First Fifty Years 4. Fifty Years of Progress, 1904-1954 5. The Profession Today 6. The Chartered Accountant in Industry 7. The Apprentice Chartered Accountant 8. The Institute’s Halls and Libraries 9. Retrospect and Prospect
The Institute of Chartered Accountants of Scotland