Make sure you understand how digital technologies are going to impact your role and the finance function. Complete this e-learning module from ICAEW and Deloitte to learn from real-life experiences of your peers.
The work of finance falls into four areas covering compliance and risk management, as well as strategic and advisory roles. Digital technologies are impacting the balance of these roles and particularly for finance leaders. In his webinar, Visualising finance transformation in a digital world, Deloitte's Tim Leung offered insights into how CFOs are adapting.
In the era of big data, digital technologies, such as robotic process automation, artificial intelligence and predictive analytics, mean the finance function can increasingly add business value through greater accuracy, efficiency and strategic insight. To grasp these opportunities, teams need the right mix of digital skill sets and business intelligence.
As digital technologies transform business models, industry sectors and the workplace, the financial sector has become increasingly affected. Oxford University's Carl Benedikt Frey outlined the challenges posed by these technologies in his webinar: "The future of work and the accounting profession".
This thought leadership report provides a rare insight into how digital transformation is being managed in practice across a range of different business settings and highlights pertinent considerations for leaders undertaking their own transformation projects.
As compliance services become increasingly automated, the ability to deliver well-rounded business advice to clients will become a key skill for accountants. Paul Richmond, Managing Director of the Grogroup, and Matt Flanagan, Managing Director of Bluehub, provide insights on how to become a great adviser in the digital era.
New technologies can enhance audit quality by analysing greater quantities of data and digging deeper to provide more robust insights. KPMG's Nick Frost explores five ways in which the latest technologies can enhance the audit process in a webinar for ICAEW's virtual conference on digital disruption.
Accountants can become essential partners within their business providing commercial expertise to inform strategic decision making. Tim Orme, from London Business School, outlines the seven steps you can take towards becoming an invaluable source of business insight in his webinar: "Strategic business partnering in a digital age".
With current levels of uncertainty and disruption the traditional approaches to leading change will no longer deliver results. Learn about the four steps accountants can take to lead digital transformation.
As digital technologies transform the role of finance, accountants and finance leaders need to become effective business partners. ICAEW offers a range of training courses that will help you to develop the skills necessary to influence businesses and deliver strategy in a changing environment.
Preparing yourself and your organisation for the impact of disruptive digital technologies might feel like a daunting task, but this eLearning module introduces you to a three step approach that is designed to help businesses embrace this change within finance.
Python is the computer language of choice for accountants. Kirstin Gillon explores its data-handling and statistical capabilities, and Rick Payne describes learning to code.
Kirstin Gillon reports back from the launch of the Tech Faculty’s latest international research report on automation, in conjunction with ICAI.
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