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Singapore accountants 'unprepared for the future'

Study finds them unready to handle demands imposed by digital technology, new business models and other factors

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"Accounting professionals have to enhance their relevance. They need to add value and be open to taking on new roles, such as becoming trusted business advisers. This requires them to reskill and up-skill." - Yeoh Oon Jin, Singapore divisional president at CPA Australia

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ACCOUNTING and finance professionals in Singapore are far from ready for the challenges of the future, and the supporting infrastructure is just as ill-prepared, say the findings of a new study.

The study, commissioned by global professional accounting body CPA Australia...

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