The future of the accounting profession will be largely determined by its response to escalating talent shortages and other challenges of the post-regulatory-reform era, says a distinguished group of leaders in this field. The Robert Half International Financial Leadership Council recently met and recommended a number of strategies for addressing these issues. It’s all set forth in a new report, Charting the Future of Accounting, Finance and Audit Professions.   The Council, which represents a diverse range of leaders from the corporate world, public accounting firms, industry associations, and top accounting universities in the U.S. and Canada, discussed the impact of changing workforce demographics on today’s accounting landscape and the recruitment and retention challenges associated with these shifts.   Some of the key findings and recommended solutions are:  

 

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