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How Accountants & CPAs Can Win the War on Automation

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In today’s episode 23, “How Accountants & CPAs Can Win the War on Automation” with special guest Will Farnell, founder of innovative UK accountancy firm Farnell Clark and author of The Digital Firm. https://www.linkedin.com/in/willfarnell

You can also watch this on youtube here: https://youtu.be/mxsVEuf3Qyw

Key takeaways from this episode include:

✧ the key aspects of automation technology in accounting and how it could affect the job market

✧ whether automation is more of a problem for smaller or bigger accountancy firms

✧ where the majority of innovation takes place in the accounting sector

✧ the strategic advantages accounting firms can create with automation to better serve their clients

✧ the shifts required in the skillsets and services of accountancy firms to remain competitive

✧ the importance of soft or enterprise skills that accountants must develop to compliment automation – machines need humans and vice versa

News source: https://www.accountancyage.com/2022/10/21/upskilling-required-by-firms-to-offset-threat-of-accounting-automation/

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