Mastering the New Digital Age for Management Accountants
It is no secret that technology is transforming the management accounting profession due to outsourcing and automation eliminating most entry-level jobs. At particularly high risk are the mundane, repetitive jobs we all had as entry-level financial professionals. Most entry-level jobs have either become completely automated, or the skills necessary to succeed in these roles have changed. For example, in financial planning and analysis (FP&A), the bulk of time isn’t spent interpreting data—it’s spent transforming and cleaning it. While this evolution of the profession may seem like a large obstacle to overcome, that isn’t the case.