A new breed of Islamic accountants and their role in Islamic institutions

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Accountants and accounting have played a very crucial role in Muslim societies. Accountants who were known as al-Katib or al-Muhasib, held very prestigious positions in Islamic institutions. The purpose of this paper is to discuss accountability of accountants from Islamic perspective. Then, this paper attempts to explain the role of Islamic accountants as a new demanded profession in Islamic institutions in order to meet the objective of Shariah.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1287-1295
Number of pages9
JournalAdvances in Natural and Applied Sciences
Volume6
Issue number8
Publication statusPublished - 2012

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