The field of data analytics is growing, and future CPAs need to be prepared to make meaningful business decisions from big data. According to Surgent’s Chief Knowledge Officer Liz Kolar, knowing data analytics can keep accountants from having to perform routine transaction processes. Instead, accountants can focus on learning from their data and communicating their findings as important insights.

Watch Carolyn Rivera’s interview with Liz Kolar to learn more about why you should be studying data analytics.

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