The CPA Firm Partner’s Role Is Changing

… like it or not.

By Ty Hendrickson

The role of a partner in an accounting firm is changing. Actually, the role of a partner in an accounting firm has changed and now too many firms and individuals are playing catchup.

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Accounting firms as a whole have changed significantly over the past 10 to 15 years with the influx of new technology that modernizes the work being done within the firm. Compliance work is now being done much more quickly and efficiently because of ever-improving software that automates many accounting tasks.

More of the day-to-day work is being done by software, which has caused the following to happen: