How technology is reshaping the role of the accountant
- insights into staying in front of the trends
Please join us to discuss ACCA’s latest report on ‘Technology trends: Impact on the international accountancy profession".
John Winter, Head of ACCA Australia and New Zealand, will share findings from our latest research on how the latest technology trends (digitalisation, mobility, social media etc.) are reshaping the role of accounting professionals.
Topics for discussion will include:
· Overview on the technology changes in Australia
· Australia’s competitive advantages compared to the rest of Asia Pacific and the USA - is Australia a leader, ladder or adaptor?
· The changes to businesses brought on by technology trends
· How technology is reshaping the roles of accounting professionals
Head of ACCA Australia & New Zealand
John became Head of ANZ for ACCA, the global body for professional accountants, in September 2011. Prior to this, John worked as a senior marketing and communications professional across industries including business services, recruitment, banking and finance. A key focus of his approach has been the creation of thought-leadership research, especially in the areas of workplace and industry trends. One of the last research pieces that John oversaw prior to joining ACCA was a white paper on the future role and challenges of the CFO.
Earlier in his career John was Head of Economic Research for a major professional services firm. He holds a Bachelor of Commerce (Economics and Finance) from UNSW.
Thursday, 30 May 2013
6.30 – 8.30pm
*Dinner and drinks will be served
Grange Private Dining Room
233 Victoria SquareAdelaide SA 5000
Parking is available at the hotel from $18.
ACCA students and members
AUD50.00 per ticket – Early bird discount register by 26 April
AUD60.00 per ticket – standard rate
AUD80.00 per ticket
*One hour of learning is equal to one CPD unit. According to ACCA's CPD policy, you can count this towards your verifiable units if you can apply the learning in your career..