The accounting profession is ever-changing and rapidly evolving. Advances in accounting technology have increased the rate of innovation, providing immense digital implications on traditional accounting processes. How will these changes affect the accounting profession and, more specifically, how do we prepare our next generation of CPAs to embrace and successfully navigate this changing landscape?
I had the pleasure of sitting down with Dr. Yvonne Hinson, CPA, CGMA, from the Association of International Certified Professional Accountants (AICPA), to touch upon some of these issues and get her take on what skills accounting graduates will need to be successful in their careers and how the profession can nurture that success.
Roger CPA Review: As I was researching your academic and professional career, I started to wonder: What inspired you to major in accounting as an undergraduate student?