Skip to main content
Business LibreTexts

12.5: The Profession- Ethics and Opportunities

  • Page ID
  • Learning Objectives

    1. Understand why it’s not a good idea to falsify financial statements.
    2. Appreciate the background behind stricter legal and professional standards in U.S. business and accounting practice.
    3. Understand ethics and their importance in the accounting profession.
    4. Identify career opportunities in accounting.