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In this episode of the Accounting Influencers Podcast, guest Justin Grant discusses the image problem in the accounting profession, citing a decline in accounting degree enrollment and a shortage of skilled professionals. He suggests that leaders should prioritize creating a better work environment. Justin also emphasizes the importance of high-quality podcast production to attract and retain listeners. He shares his personal journey transitioning from law to podcasting and highlights the need for professionals to focus on their expertise while seeking support in podcast production. The episode concludes with a discussion on the need for inclusivity and support for mental health in the accounting profession.
Justin Grant is a seasoned professional in the field of financial services with a career that began in 1997. Initially starting in the banking and fund management sector, Justin later qualified as a financial adviser in 2001 with a national firm. Joining Kudos IFS in 2005, which later became part of Mattioli Woods, Justin specializes in holistic wealth management and wealth preservation strategies, offering tailored advice in areas such as pension planning, investments, and inheritance tax planning. With a focus on helping clients achieve their desired outcomes for their families and businesses, Justin is dedicated to providing exceptional service.
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