Commentary: Wanted – a new generation of accountants

7 Dec 2017

In a commentary, SMU Associate Professor of Accounting and Associate Dean of Teaching & Curriculum Seow Poh Sun, SMU Associate Professor of Accounting and Associate Dean of Undergraduate Admissions and Student Development Gary Pan and SMU Visiting Assistant Professor of Accounting and Director of Professional Development Clarence Goh discussed the threats affecting the jobs of accountants with technological advancements and how they must re-define their role and their value-add to their company. Rather than fear the coming wave of automation in the profession, young accountants should embrace these new developments as opportunities to take up new value-added tasks and expand their sphere of influence within their companies.

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