The Role Of Accounting In Societal Development In The Nigeria Context

The Role Of Accounting In Societal Development In The Nigeria Context 

ABSTRACT

From a realistic viewpoint, the research work lug lights the importance of accounting profession in the societal development (private and public institution inclusive) and some of the problems which an accountant may encounter while performing his role as a professional.


The performance of these activities by an accountant and the role plays in societal development has made accounting the concern of the society and the entire business world. It is sometimes said that accounting is the adjunct of business because it employed to supply financial information to individuals and organisation. Accounting profession could be defined in relation to problem it addresses in the society such as taxation problems, sales stratifies urban congestio, computer technology etc. The accounting profession is not only for the society in that it has managerial and social responsibility to shoulder in case of serving the public.
The project is divided into five chapter as follows:
a. Chapter one deals with introduction, statement of the problems, objective, significance of the study, scope, limitation and delimitation of the study.
b. Chapter two deals with the review of related literature, definition of accounting, the necessity for societal development and the role of accounting in the societal development.
c. Chapter three discusses the research design which includes the area of study, types of data used and location details
d. Chapter deals with the analysis of findings based on the data collected it evaluates and discussed the findings.
e. Chapter five deals with the findings, recommendation and conclusion made by the researcher.

TABLE OF CONTENTS

CONTENT
TITLE PAGE
APPROVAL PAGE
DEDICATION PAGE
ACKNOWLEDGEMENT
ABSTRACT
TABLE OF CONTENT

CHAPTER ONE

1.0 Introduction
1.1 Statement of problem
1.2 Purpose of the study
1.3 Significance of the study
1.4 Statement of hypothesis
1.5 Scope of the study
1.6 Limitation of the study

CHAPTER TWO

2.0 REVIEW OF RELATED LITERATURE
2.1 Definition of accounting
2.2 Historical Development of Accounting
2.3 Purpose of Accounting
2.4 Users of Accounting Information
2.5 Accounting Activities and Accounting officers
2.6 Probity and Accountability – A necessity for societal Development
2.7 The Role of Accounting in societal Development

CHAPTER THREE

RESEARCH DESIGN AND METHODOLOGY
3.1 Research Design
3.2 Area of study
3.3 Method of Investigation

CHAPTER FOUR

4.0 Data Presentation
4.1 Test of Hypothesis

CHAPTER FIVE

SUMMARY OF FINDINGS, CONCLUSION AND RECOMMENDATION
5.1 Finding
5.2 Conclusion
5.3 Recommendation
BIBLIOGRAPHY
APPENDIX: QUESTIONNAIRE