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Accountants' communication skills

Why is communications a key skill for accountants? How critical is it in developing successful client relationships.

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According to a survey done by Business Communication Quarterly, "Communication skills are valued highly in public accounting firms" however communication education is not necessarily included in accounting education. Being able to communicate well will help the accountant maintain clients and express problems found with financial information they are working on. If an accountant cannot communicate properly, misunderstandings with clients can arise.
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Communication skills in public accounting are validated using research.