The recruitment consultancy’s research showed 46 per cent of the CFOs surveyed were planning to expand their permanent staff headcount to aid in implementing their company’s finance digitisation and automation efforts over the next 12 months, while 36 per cent planned to increase temporary/contract staff.

The survey also showed 86 per cent agreed workplace automation would not result in a loss of jobs but would require a shift in skillsets needed.

[Source”cnbc”]