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Learn how coding skills can benefit CPAs in finance and accounting roles, which programming languages are in demand, and how to get started.
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Data is the new raw material of business. The IDC predicts the world's collective sum of data will reach 175 zettabytes (of 175,000,000,000 gigabytes) by 2025. All this new data requires new skills and tools to manage, analyze and interpret. Not surprisingly, a PwC research report puts coding, predictive analysis and machine learning high on the list of skills accountants will need to succeed, given CPAs are typically charged with extracting crucial insights from data.
Coding is no longer just for software developers. Learning how to code and understanding the language of machines will become a foundational aspect of a CPA's skillset.
It’s said that a crisis brings out the best in people and, in most cases, that’s true. But there is a dark side to tough times, as fraudsters prey on people who are uncertain and looking for easy answers.
March 18, 2020
The federal government’s actions and fiscal support to address the widespread and devastating economic fallout of the COVID-19 pandemic are welcomed by Chartered Professional Accountants of Canada (CPA Canada).
Listen to this special edition Practitioner’s Pulse webinar where we answer some frequently asked questions around practice management issues and some key financial reporting and auditing implications of COVID-19.