Trimester 3, 2016
Assignment Topic& Due Date
Each person is required to prepare report regarding:
What and how does future technological innovation such as artificial intelligence and accounting software automation impact on accountant skills, ethics and career opportunities associated with various accountant designations in future?
You will be assessed on 2 aspects of the assignment:
Final report of your assignment: 1,000 words plus or minus 10%, excluding Job Advertisements and Group Work Activity Report;
presentation based on th assignment
The final report of the groupshould use an appropriate business report format and should include:
A title page; include all group member full name and student number
A table of contents (Times new Roman 14 point);
Introduction (Times new Roman 12 point);
Appropriate topic headings (Times new Roman 14 point);
A detailed description on (Times new Roman 12 point):
The technology, the accountant skills, the ethics and the career opportunities you have researched may reflect an Australian viewpoint. Choose a country that members of your group may have an interest in, or knowledge about. Briefly discuss what aspects of the technology, the accountant skills, the ethics the career opportunities would have to be considered and what changes/adaptations you might need to make.
Conclusion or recommendation (Times new Roman 12 point);
Reference (Times new Roman 11 point);
At least 5 accounting job advertisements related to accountant or this assignment
To identify current required accountant skills and current career opportunities associated with various accountant designations,
Find at least 12accounting job advertisements advertised after 21stNovember 2016from www.seek.com.auwww.careerone.com.aur www.gumtree.com.au or other job advertisement WEB sites and analyse them in your final report.
Print the above job advertisements in KOI printing facilities that enable to identify the printing dates.
Attach the printed Job Advertisements as an appendix
To identify the current ethics, please visit the following WEB site.
Please read the following articles and documents for your assignments:
Andon, P., Free, C. and Scard, B., 2015. Pathways to accountant fraud: Australian evidence and analysis. Accounting Research Journal, 28(1), pp.10-44.
Cernusca, L. and Balaciu, D.E., 2015. The Perception of the Accounting Students on the Image of the Accountant and the Accounting Profession. Journal of Economics and Business Research, 21(1), pp.7-24.
Drew, J., 2015. Keep Pace with Tech Changes. Journal of Accountancy, 220(4), p.20.
Henry, B. and Hicks, M., 2015. A Survey of Perspectives on the Future of the Accounting Profession. The CPA Journal, 85(8), p.6.
Murphy, G., 2015. A vision for the future: by using the most current technology and keeping their skills up to date, management accountants can enhance their careers and their organizations. Strategic Finance, 97(4), pp.62-64.
Pan, G. and Seow, P.S., 2016. Preparing accounting graduates for digital revolution: A critical review of information technology competencies and skills development. Journal of Education for Business, pp.1-10.
Sharpe, M., 2016. Investigating How Religiosity, Ethics, and Other Factors Relate to Future Accounting and Business Professionals' Views on Work-Life Balance. Ethics (January 22, 2016).
Suddaby, R., Saxton, G.D. and Gunz, S., 2015. Twittering change: The institutional work of domain change in accounting expertise. Accounting, Organizations and Society, 45, pp.52-68.
Traistaru, D.A., 2016. PERCEPTIONS CONCERNING PROFESSIONAL JUDGEMENT AND ETHICS IN THE EVOLUTION OF THE ACCOUNTING PROFESSION. European Journal of Business and Social Sciences, 4(10), pp.126-135.
Walsh, J., 2014. The Role of Ethics in a Future Accounting Career.
Welsh, D.T., Ordóñez, L.D., Snyder, D.G. and Christian, M.S., 2015. The slippery slope: How small ethical transgressions pave the way for larger future transgressions. Journal of Applied Psychology, 100(1), p.114.