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Navigating Change as an Accounting Professional: Insights from Industry Journalist Seth Feinberg

Roger Knecht

Roger Knecht

President of Universal Accounting Center

Episode Details

In this thought-provoking discussion, your host Roger gets the unique perspective of the accounting industry from 20-year industry observer Seth Feinberg, founder of Accountants Forward.

Seth shares his unique perspective on the accounting profession gained from 20+ years as a business journalist. They explore major transitions the industry has undergone in recent decades – from the move to digital processes to navigating regulatory changes.

He and Roger also dive into the value of live events and conferences for connecting with peers and gaining inspiration. They debate the emergence of advisory services and how accountants can monetize their expertise. Seth points to communication and listening as central to an advisory role.

Seth provides an optimistic view of AI, emphasizing that automation brings opportunities to reinvent and reevaluate. He advises professionals to embrace change through continual learning.

Tune in to this episode to hear perspectives on evolving client needs, transformative technologies, and maintaining relevance.

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Your Host: Roger Knecht, president of Universal Accounting Center

Guest Name: Seth Fineberg


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