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The Shifting Role of Accountants in the Era of Digital Disruption

EasyChair Preprint no. 6247

14 pagesDate: August 6, 2021


Pandemic and industrial revolution 4.0 made almost of all business activities and professional moved to digital way. People have to adapt to work with many innovations that emerge in the field of business which they work, include accountant. The era of digital disruption made the fundamental role of the accountant taken over by system or software. This phenomenon raises anxiety for a number of accountants, because their jobs are replaced by system, so companies can reduce the number of workers which classified as accountants. Whether the accountant will die along with the development of technological innovation? Certainly not. Accountants are required to be agile-learners who enrich skills with the aim of managing creativity and reasoning so that they are able to create infrastructure, platforms, and digital software that can control the automation in business. The functional role of accountants is increasing, not only in financial reporting system proficiency, but especially in strategic business analysts with the help of business intelligence as the basis for making business decisions. Keeping financial data and confidential information safe and secure should always be a top priority for any business.

Keyphrases: accountant, digital, disruption, Innovation, Technology

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  author = {Mia Novinda Mujiono},
  title = {The Shifting Role of Accountants in the Era of Digital Disruption},
  howpublished = {EasyChair Preprint no. 6247},

  year = {EasyChair, 2021}}
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