What are some of the ethical issues facing Accountants? Do you have any real-life examples you can share?© BrainMass Inc. brainmass.com March 4, 2021, 5:51 pm ad1c9bdddf
<br>Here's some info on ethics and accountants:
<br>When serious ethical issues arise in the course of their work, accountants are often in a weak position to influence their employers. They may voice concerns through the appropriate internal channels, but, if this does not result in the matter being resolved satisfactorily, there will be few other options open to them. Their duty of confidentiality may often prevent them from reporting the matter externally: the only course of action available may be resignation. But an unpublicised resignation will seldom have any influence on the entity and may sometimes involve too high a ...
This question involves the fundamentals of accounting