Bloomberg Tax
July 30, 2019, 10:32 AM

Finance Leaders Embrace Cloud, Automation Amid Talent Crunch

Amanda Iacone
Amanda Iacone

Technology investments for the finance and accounting departments are starting to pay off.

The quicker turnaround of quarterly and annual reports coupled with a shorter workweek reflect the expanding use of cloud technology and automation, said Paul McDonald, senior executive director for Robert Half.

Yet finance executives face major technology challenges and need to recruit staff with the right mix of skills to make the most of those innovations, he said.

The staff recruiting firm worked with the research arm of Financial Executives International on the 10th annual Benchmarking Accounting and Finance Functions report, released July 30. The ...

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