Are you an accountant interested in transitioning to the tech industry? This article explores various paths to make that transition, whether it's a complete career switch or acquiring new skills. By breaking down the journey into manageable steps, you'll be on your way to a fulfilling and successful change. Read more to get started.
Calling all bored accountants.
If you’re feeling unengaged at work and ready for a change, you’re not alone.
According to The CPA Journal, turnover rates at large firms saw a significant increase in 2019, reaching almost 19% — which is an 18% increase from the previous year. In fact, in some cases, the journal found turnover rates as high as 30%.
Given the changes taking place in the industry, this doesn’t come as a huge surprise.
Like so many other industries, accounting is significantly impacted by new technology — from an increase in automation to new software entering the field — technology has changed the shape of the industry and the roles within it.
This article walks through why accountants are leaving their field, tech roles to consider, and three steps to get started on your career transition journey. Continue reading