“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:
Founder & CEO of Acuity Financial Experts
Greater Atlanta Area USA
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!
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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