The Role of Accountants Within a Computerised Environment : A Malaysian Experience

By:
Aniza Zainol,
Mohamed Nazim Abdul Rahman
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The revolution of computer technology has contributed significant changes to the ways accounting being operated in the modern business environment. No doubts that the computer technologies have monopolized the work of accountants, because the computer technology acts as a tool to assist accountants in performing their job competently. The revolution of computer technologies has brought new knowledge and different skills to the accounting profession. And, of course, information technologies are also changing the nature and economics of accounting activity. Rather than providing economic information, accountants are engaged in supplying IT-related advisory and evaluative services. There is a sign of an increasing demand for accountants with a combination of business and IT skills.


Keywords: Accountants, Computer Technologies, Information Technologies
Stream: Technology in Community
Presentation Type: Paper Presentation in English
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Aniza Zainol

Lecturer, Department of Accounting and Finance
School of Business
Faculty of Business and Economic, Monash University Malaysia

Malaysia

Prior of joining the Monash University Malaysia, I was attached with one of the Malaysian public university, the University Utara Malaysia. I am teaching the accounting units with specialising in the financial accounting.

Mohamed Nazim Abdul Rahman

Lecturer, Department of Accounting and Finance
School of Business
Faculty of Business and Economic, Monash University Malaysia

Malaysia

Mohamed Nazim is teaching the accounting units in the Monash University Malaysia, focusing on the taxation and audit units.

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