Technology continues to reshape our business environment at a rapid pace, and accounting and finance are by no means immune. The role of accountants is changing, and it is vital that you are well-equipped to support businesses.
Robotic Process Automation (RPA) eliminates the need to do menial tasks, allowing accountants to escape the ‘daily grind’ and develop higher value-add skills instead. The modern-day accountants will have to embrace automation, but that will make their work more interesting.
More and more companies are relying on RPA tools such as UiPath to streamline their manual and time-consuming processes. While RPA tools can automate processes in many different areas, Finance and/or Accounting can certainly benefit from RPA in capturing and transforming data, making rule-based decisions, and interacting between applications.
This hands-on workshop will help Finance and Accounting professionals without coding and/or programming background develop the basic skills required to start automating processes using UiPath.
With his background in Accounting and Tax, the Trainer will be using data sets and processes familiar to Finance, Accounting, and Tax professionals in the examples and hands-on exercises. This will facilitate learning and allow you to directly apply your knowledge learned in the workplace.
By the end of the workshop, you will :
3. Hands-on Exercise Part 1
4. Hands-on Exercise Part 2
5. Brainstorming and Q&A
You are required to bring along an internet-enabled* laptop (PC only).
Your laptop must meet the following hardware requirements:
* You must be able to send and receive emails and access internet during the class.
Your laptop must be installed with the following operating system and applications:
Finance, accounting, or tax professionals without coding and/or programming background who would like to develop baseline knowledge and fundamental skills in RPA using UiPath and learn about different ways to automate processes.
John is a US Certified Public Accountant licensed in New York State. He leads the business intelligence service practice of A Tax Advisor Pte Ltd, and provides a variety of solutions (e.g., technology and data strategy, data transformation and integration, process improvement and automation, and data analytics services) and business process outsourcing services to corporate finance and tax departments.
John utilizes over fifteen years of combined experience in corporate financial reporting and analysis, corporate tax compliance and provision, executive financial dashboard management, technology and performance improvement, data modeling and warehousing, and ERP integration to assist corporate finance and tax functions with improving performance and managing business risk using business intelligence.