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Keeping abreast of changes in age of robotics, digitalisation

Accountants have to review their skill sets and adapt.

Ms Chan says that "as accountants ascend the corporate ladder, the soft skill training percentage increases against the technical skills", while Assoc Prof Suwardy says accountants "should be ready to pick up related knowledge" but soft skills are "just as important".

ACCOUNTANTS need to revisit their career goals and review how their skill sets can better prepare them for the massive changes brought about by the age of robotics, analytics and digitalisation, say industry professionals.

These rapid technological advances are fast disrupting the...

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