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

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Roger Knecht

President of Universal Accounting Center

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

Your Host: Roger Knecht, president of Universal Accounting Center

Guest Name: Seth Fineberg

In this thought-provoking discussion, your host Roger gets the unique perspective of the accounting industry from 20-year industry observer Seth Fineberg, 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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About Our Guest: Seth Fineberg

Seth Fineberg, a seasoned editor and business journalist, has dedicated his career to unraveling the intricacies of businesses. From reporting on metals and mining to high-level editorial positions at Accounting Today and AdAge Magazine, Seth has become a trusted voice in the accounting profession. With a keen eye for emerging technologies and market trends, he crafts compelling narratives that resonate with his audience. As a consultant and content strategist, Seth focuses on propelling the accounting profession forward, leveraging his expertise to drive progress. From interviews with industry titans like Steve Ballmer and Jeff Bezos to spearheading events like Growth & Profitability, Seth’s impact reverberates throughout the industry, shaping discourse and driving change.


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