29 Jun.

Accountant 2.0: Diversifying capabilities for a modernized role

Controllership Perspectives

Thursday, 02:00 p.m.  ET | 1 hr
Credits offered: CPE Event language: English

Participants will discover how accounting profession is being reshaped and also identify strategies for rebranding the future job of accountants.


Key takeaways

Host: Beth Kaplan, managing director, Deloitte & Touche LLP

1.0 Overview CPE credit | Business Management & Organization

The accounting function faces a potential challenge as more accountants are leaving the profession for different roles and as new graduates choosing non-accounting professions are increasing. What can be done to combat a potential shortage of accountants and attract professionals to the accounting profession? We’ll discuss:

  • The future of the accounting profession and how it may evolve 
  • What the future career path looks like for accountants
  • How transformation and disrupters are impacting the accounting profession

Meet the host

Beth F. Kaplan

Beth F. Kaplan

Managing Director | Deloitte &Touche LLP

Beth is the managing director for the Center for ControllershipTM. A Deloitte Risk & Financial Advisory managing director at Deloitte & Touche LLP, she has more than 35 years of experience both as an auditor, CFO/Controller, and as a financial operations consultant. Beth specializes in helping the Controllership function improve overall finance processes, reduce cost of delivery and/or reduce risk. She has served some of the largest global and national organizations as they transform their controllership function due to mergers, accounting changes and/or system transformation. Beth has published several times in the areas of improvement of the financial close and reporting process, role of controllership and designing an effective control design for Sarbanes-Oxley.

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