“One opportunity this pandemic did give us is it has allowed us to bring people together from all over the world. That is what we have here today truly a gathering of some of the top minds in the profession from around the world to give us some insights into what they think they can likely in the accounting profession.” – Kenji Kuramoto

‘The Future of The Accounting Profession’ panel discussion as part of the AcuityCon conference for the Acuity Financial Experts team.

The global expert panel included:

Kenji Kuramoto

Founder & CEO of Acuity Financial Experts

Greater Atlanta Area USA

Michael Ly

Entrepreneur | Virtual CFO | Cloud Accounting Executive | Online Bookkeeping | Speaker | Coach | Advisor

Burlington, Vermont USA

Nayo Carter-Gray, EA MBA

Making Accounting a Little Less Taxing for small business owners | Advanced Certified QuickBooks Online Pro-Advisor | App & Technology Enthusiast Baltimore, Maryland Area USA

Rachel (Leaney) Fisch, CPB

Product Evangelist, Accountant Channel at Sage Greater Toronto Area Metropolitan Area Canada!

Will Farnell

Accountancy Firm founder (Farnell Clarke) , Keynote Speaker, Author of The Digital Firm and Mentor to Accounting Firms UK!

Some takeaways for me included:

  • ?Microsoft Word & Excel are the most popular small business tools
  • ?Compliance is not dead ☠️
  • ?AI is overhyped
  • ?Non-traditional firms will embrace diversity
  • ?Modern firms are not old style firms using Accounting Technology
  • ?We don’t need to worry about QBLive
  • ?Paper checks ⁉️

Thank-you Kenji Kuramoto for the opportunity. Thank you to the Acuity team who helped make this possible.

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