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Navigating Accounting’s Digital Landscape

Rob Brown interviews Jeff Gramlich from Validus. Explore tech's impact on efficiency, quality, talent, and the profession's future.

Welcome to the Accounting Influencers Podcast, going live every Monday to 150 countries and 30,000 accounting practitioners, fintech specialists and influencers in the accountancy, CPA and bookkeeping space.

Welcome to another edition of the Accounting Influencers Podcast, hosted by Rob Brown. In this episode, Rob interviews Jeff Gramlich from Validus. They discuss various topics related to the accounting profession and the role of technology in driving efficiency and quality. Jeff shares insights on the paradigm shift towards data-driven audits and the impact of technology on the industry. They also explore the challenges of attracting and retaining talent in the accounting profession. Jeff highlights the difference between good and great accounting firms and the importance of technology adoption in staying ahead. They also touch on the future of the profession and the exciting opportunities that lie ahead. Tune in to this episode to gain valuable insights and perspectives on the accounting profession and the role of technology in shaping its future.


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Guest Bio

Jeff is a seasoned CPA with over 40 years of experience in the accounting industry, having started his career at Arthur Young & Co. He holds a CITP certification and has made significant contributions to the US accounting sector. Notable highlights include his role as President & CEO of the Small Firm Services business unit at CCH and serving as President of AccountantsWorld. Jeff is deeply committed to enhancing the industry, from streamlining everyday workflows to elevating overall quality standards. In his current role at Validis, he is at the forefront of leveraging technology for audit processes and establishing key strategic partnerships to bring cutting-edge ideas and solutions to the market.

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