If you are worried about making a "comeback" in your 50's, watch this video about 80 year old Chinese model, Deshun Wang . Age is clearly in the mind if you believe in yourself. No reason why accountants can't do the same. Please share your stories about starting a new career in accounting after 50.
Thanks Samantha. I am currently in Singapore and there is a good attitude towards aging here, as in HK. On a visit to a Buddhist temple I was told that Confucius didn't write his famous works until he had retired from a career in politics. This made me think about more recent examples of second careers later in life. See this article, albeit from a US perspective: mentalfloss.com/.../10-people-who-switched-careers-after-50-and-thrived .
Thanks Marie for always finding a new an interesting angle to explore in finding your way back into the profession after a career break.