Next Generation Audit

Next Generation Audit

A new KPMG and Forbes Insights Report


How advanced technologies are transforming the audit

The next generation of finance leaders will be tasked with comprehending and implementing a wealth of transformational technologies.The swiftness at which that data is created reflects the speed at which business operates, meaning it’s more important than ever for corporate executives to understand how advanced technologies can bolster their finance operations.

Key Findings

  • 94 percent of executives feel advanced technologies promote the quality of the audit
  • 74 percent of executives say external auditors use advanced technology in their audit
  • 67 percent of executives say advanced technologies are essential for business today
  • 50 percent of companies with more than $5B currently use blockchain
  • 41 percent of executives believe not having enough data is the biggest challenge in advancing technology implementation

Next Generation Audit Report

A new KPMG and Forbes Insights Survey

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