Developing the Accountancy Profession

Groundbreakers: Gen Z and the Future of Accountancy

May 05, 2021 | Guidance & Support Tools

Amid a rapidly changing world, the first digital native generation is entering the workforce. This joint report from ACCA (the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants) and IFAC (the International Federation of Accountants) draws upon the responses of 9,000+ 18-25 year olds to gain insights into how Generation Z’s top concerns may influence what they want from their careers, what attracts them to organizations, and their views on accountancy, business, and the impact of COVID-19.

Groundbreakers: Gen Z and the Future of Accountancy examines how this generation’s priorities and skills will redefine work, provides guidance to Gen Z on navigating their careers as the workplace transforms, and outlines the strategies organizations should adopt to harness Generation Z’s potential and help them thrive.


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