Technology Trends for Accountants

by Samuel Ellis

Advances in technology are reshaping the role of accountants. From cloud accounting and machine learning to blockchain, deep learning, and more. Discover what these current, emerging and disruptive technologies mean for the accounting profession.

price £75+vat
cpd hours 4 CPD hours
access 120 days' access

This course will enable you to

  • Understand current technology trends and how they affect your role as an accountant
  • Explore emerging technologies, such as mobile accounting, artificial intelligence and machine learning, and discover how you can use them in your finance role
  • Get to grips with blockchain, cryptocurrencies and the expected breakthrough of both deep learning and embedded analytics
  • Prepare, analyse and present data more effectively, using new software and technology

About the course

Advances in technology are reshaping the role of accountants. Some see this as a threat to the profession, but embracing technological advances can provide many benefits and opportunities.

This course demystifies the world of technology for accountants, helping you to make informed decisions about adopting and using new technologies. You'll gain an awareness of the current trends and emerging technologies, such as mobile accounting and machine learning, and how they will impact your role. You'll discover potential future disruptors, and why improvements in technology and software are increasing the focus on data in finance.

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Contents

  • Here and now
    • Keeping up to date
    • The changing accounting profession
    • The history of the digital firm
    • Ten elements of the digital firm
    • Adding value through technology
    • Benefits of cloud accounting
    • Adopting cloud accounting
  • Emerging technologies
    • Assessing technologies
    • The rise of mobile accounting
    • Mobile in accounting
    • Robotic process automation
    • Saving time with RPA
    • Artificial intelligence
    • Machine learning
  • Future disruptors
    • Looking into the future
    • Blockchain
    • Bitcoin
    • Blockchain in accounting
    • Deep learning
    • Deep learning in accounting
    • Empowering people through analytics
    • Embedded analytics
    • Embedded analytics in accounting
  • Special focus on data
    • Making informed decisions with data
    • Data types
    • Big data
    • Data preparation
    • Extracting, transforming and loading data the right way
    • Data analysis techniques
    • Analytics tools
    • Data science
    • Algorithms in accounting
    • Data visualisation
    • Visualisation in accounting

Author

Samuel Ellis

Samuel Ellis is a chartered accountant with experience working in private accounting firms and a number of high growth businesses. He has spent the past six years working as Head of Finance for InterWorks, a global specialist data consulting practice.

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Exclusive news and CPD every week plus monthly webinars, all year round
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Exclusive news and CPD every week plus monthly webinars, all year round
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Access to this course
Total CPD unitshourshours800+ unitshourshours
Access period12 months
Audit-proof CPD completion certificate
Immediate access to our entire CPD catalogue
Exclusive news and CPD every week plus monthly webinars, all year round
Account manager on hand to support your team's needs
Learn more

Course

Need just a few unitshourshours?

Access to this course
Total CPD unitshourshours4 unitshourshours
Access period120 days
Audit-proof CPD completion certificate
Immediate access to our entire CPD catalogue
Exclusive news and CPD every week plus monthly webinars, all year round
Account manager on hand to support your team's needs

Pick n Mix

All you need for this year's CPD.

Access to this course
Total CPD unitshourshours21 units20 hours21 hours
Access period120 days
Audit-proof CPD completion certificate
Immediate access to our entire CPD catalogue
Exclusive news and CPD every week plus monthly webinars, all year round
Account manager on hand to support your team's needs
Learn more

Team

Keep your whole team up to date.

Access to this course
Total CPD unitshourshours800+ unitshourshours
Access period12+ months
Audit-proof CPD completion certificate
Immediate access to our entire CPD catalogue
Exclusive news and CPD every week plus monthly webinars, all year round
Account manager on hand to support your team's needs
Learn more

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