This paper represents a contribution from the point of view of a practitioner who strongly believes that it is essential to continue to invest in accounting research. The cooperation between chief financial officers, auditors and academic institutions is central not only for improving the process of accounting regulations but also for relaunching, at the same time, the industrial system (and not only it), by creating a strong feeling of trust in general economic and financial communication, thus fostering higher level of accountability.
Keywords: Accounting profession, accounting research, research impact, impact factor, accountability.
Toselli, G. A. (2017). The usefulness of accounting research: A practitioner’s point of view. FINANCIAL REPORTING.