Accounting Influencers Roundtable


Potential Upside to the Accounting Great Resignation

Insights in Accounting and key takeaways on the great resignation, is it a fact or a myth, and dealing with labour shortages in accounting.

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Episode 3. In today’s interview, “Potential Upside to the Accounting Great Resignation.”

Key takeaways from this episode include:

☛ why the talent crunch could be a blessing in disguise for the accounting profession

☛ whether the ‘great resignation’ in accountancy is actually a fact or a myth

☛ the number one thing that stops accountants and practices from being more proactive with their clients

☛ what accounting practices can do to make the work more meaningful for their staff

☛ the need to challenge a SALY mentality in accountancy – same as last year

☛ what holding clients accountable does for accounting professionals and their engagement in the work

☛ what firing the lower end clients does for accounting portfolios and why it’s so difficult to do in practice

☛ shout out to Susan Bryant (previous interviews) on clients making their accountants better and accountants doing the same for clients

☛ the need to leverage technology faster and better in accounting firms (using what you’ve got) for greater efficiencies

Action – holding onto and attracting good staff is ‘doable’ if accounting firm leaders do the right things, set the right culture and put a positive spin on the great resignation.

Mentioned in the show:

Accountants – Make Good Clients Great: Susan Bryant

How Clients Can Educate Accountants: Susan Bryant

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