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This is well worth a read, published by WEF. It reports that maths ability will get you furthest, citing Harvard’s Davis Deming – with the proviso that you must have the social skills to go with it.
Source: The jobs of the future – and two skills you need to get them | World Economic Forum
It looks like there will be a need for socially savvy finance managers according to Deming’s Boston matrix.
Personally, I’m not entirely convinced. This is too simplistic. What about languages? Also I can see a surplus of qualified accountants and non-qualified accountants being engineered out by technology.