Scouting for Accounting Talent w/ Cliff Edwards | Video Episode 1

June 12, 2020

Got numbers skills? Analytics skills? People skills? You may qualify for one of the world's sexiest professions: Accounting. Who looks at accounting as a sexy profession? Maybe not too many people do. But the truth is: organizations need accountants and the skills they bring to the table. In fact, accountants are more and more in demand. How has accounting changed in the last few years? Why is there a shortage? And what makes a top-dollar accountant, anyway? On this episode of the CFO Weekly podcast, Cliff Edwards, CEO and majority shareholder of Thomas Edwards Group, talks about scouting for accounting talent in this episode 1 audiogram video. Analytics, AI, remote work, and new oversight regulations have all reshaped the world at large. And that's good news for accountants. Think about it: big analytics is how to source the data, put it together, and make decisions from it. Who better to be in the forefront of that than people with accounting degrees and backgrounds? It requires interpersonal skills to go along with analytics and numbers, too. Soft skills open up the biggest jobs. So, yeah, accounting has its sexy side and you can learn all about it in this accounting talent video. Follow to learn more.

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