Have you ever heard whatever you can do, I can do it…..just better? What if there was something that proved that theory? Yes something! The need for true accountants has become less and less. The main driver behind this is no doubt technology as companies in their efforts to automate and digitize are aiming at solutions that will enable the customer to do business with them online without any interaction with company staff.
While even the most distinguished business partner still needs to have a basic understanding of accounting it is clear that future education in finance and accounting needs to put a lot more emphasis on technological skills, how to make presentations and how to facilitate running a business with the most current devices. If you are gearing towards becoming a traditional accountant your days are numbered and you need to figure out fast what you will be doing in the future!