Blake sits down with Rachel, Byron, and Liz to discuss the top threats facing the accounting profession, the best opportunities for CPAs as robots take over lower level tasks, the SEC's lawsuit against Kik, which is accused of conducting a $100 million unregistered ICO, and Tom Maxwell's question on Twitter, "Do you send text messages to your clients?"
00:05 - This episode is sponsored by FloQast
00:53 - Welcome to the Cloud Accounting Podcast
01:16 - We're at AICPA ENGAGE 2019
02:09 - What are the top threats facing the accounting profession?
04:53 - If I'm not doing audit, why would I go to the trouble of being a CPA firm these days?
06:07 - What's going on with the CPA in Canada
09:22 - Over the last 8 years, CPA hires have increased 4% but non-CPA hires have increased 10%
12:03 - What's with this Canadian firm getting sued by the SEC?
15:04 - Tom Maxwell on Twitter: "Do you text with your clients?"
20:15 - What do you see as the best opportunities for CPAs as robots take over lower level tasks?
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