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How AI & Chat GPT Are Disrupting Accounting Functions
Episode 535th February 2024 • Accounting Influencers Podcast • Rob Brown (Accounting Influencers Roundtable - AIR)
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In this insightful conversation, Nicolas Boucher shares his perspective on how artificial intelligence (AI) and tools like ChatGPT are transforming the accounting and finance functions.

He emphasizes that AI will not make these roles obsolete but rather enable professionals to focus on more strategic and value-adding activities. Boucher highlights the importance of embracing technology, learning coding (e.g., Python), and developing communication skills to effectively translate financial insights to non-finance stakeholders.

Key Takeaways:

  • AI and ChatGPT can significantly increase productivity and automation, allowing finance professionals to spend more time on analysis and strategic decision-making.
  • Learning coding languages like Python and leveraging ChatGPT's capabilities can automate mundane tasks and enable more effective data analysis.
  • Communication skills are crucial for finance professionals to effectively translate financial data and insights to non-finance stakeholders and decision-makers.
  • Embracing AI and continuous learning are essential for finance professionals to remain relevant and add value in a rapidly changing business landscape.
  • The future of finance lies in strategic advisory roles, providing insights and guidance to business partners, rather than solely focusing on compliance and reporting.

"The world is going to belong to people that are the best at communicating ideas, not going to belong to the people that have the best ideas." - Nicolas Boucher


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