Our consultants take pride in being experts in their sectors. Two of our finest, Alex Laurent and Jodie Codd have contributed towards a fascinating article from Nick Levine, published by accountingWEB, on the effect cloud accounting and new fintech is having on the skill sets of accountants.
“Alex Laurent, a consultant at Talent Edge, a recruitment company which specialises in placing accountants in technology companies, has found that there is an increasing appetite from clients seeking candidates who are able to demonstrate strategic thinking.
“They need to be able to tell the story behind the numbers and bring them to life,” he explains. “Whether they are in a pure reporting or commercial role, accountants will have a direct stakeholder requiring them to interpret, translate and often simplify complex financial information into business focused recommendations.””
You can read the full article here.