Monday, June 16, 2008

The Future of Accounting and Finance: New Skills for a New World

Founded in 1948, Robert Half International is the world's leader in specialized consulting and staffing services. The company's financial staffing divisions include Robert Half® Finance & Accounting, Accountemps® and Robert Half® Management Resources, for full-time, temporary and senior-level project professionals, respectively.

The growth of international business has resulted in numerous changes and challenges for accounting and finance professionals. The increasingly global nature of business is accelerating the convergence of professional practices and norms, such as principles-based accounting and International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS). In addition, workforces are becoming more diverse, making communication more complex.

Changes such as these have driven up the demand for individuals with well-rounded skill sets, including excellent communication and analytical abilities, as well as a global understanding of a firm's corporate culture, values and ethical standards when interacting with colleagues and clients around the world.

Possessing a global perspective will help position you for a wider variety of future career opportunities. Following are ways in which accounting and finance professionals can enhance their skill sets and improve their marketability in today's international business environment:

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1 comment:

skil trek said...

I think the future in Accounting and Finance field is very secure because scope in both of this are increasing very much. Thanks

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