The accountants the business and the economy are inseparable. They are mostly needed in resolving various conflicting investment decision, initiating and co-ordinating meaning of economic development and growth. In Nigeria, this function has largely been restricted to the reporting role, book-keeping accounting and auditing.
This research project is thus a search part for what the role of the accountant, has been and what it should be in enhancing economic development in the area of company formation and profitable business acquisition. Moreover in this period of high business mortality rate, what the role of the accountant in corporate rescuer should be.
Chapter one of the study lays a theoretical framework for subsequent chapters. Following the general introduction, the problem statement and the objective of the study which provided basis for the significance of the study and the hypothesis were stated. The limitation of this study were also highlighted.
In the literature review as contained in chapter two, works of various authors, international and local journals were reviewed to elicit views on the roles and relevance of the account in business and economic development.