Microsoft Excel is still business critical. 30 years from its launch, it’s more popular than ever: 1 billion people use it, with workers in finance spending a third of their day in the program. Accountants in particular are famed for their advanced Excel skills – but do they really live up to their billing?
Research conducted earlier this year, of 45,000 professionals (including 12,000 accountants) is the largest and most in-depth study of its kind, and strikes the right balance between high-level insights and useful, detailed training recommendations.
From this research a handy infographic has been created comparing the Excel knowledge and proficiency of accountants against other professions and their peers.