Hispanics in accounting

For the ones who speak Spanish or a second language: do you guys feel it has been an advantage to be put in interesting projects? Translating, communicating with client, etc?

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Hasn’t helped me so far

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I speak Spanish and I got to to go to Colombia 🇨🇴 because they needed Spanish speakers on the team

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Not helpful whatsoever

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Hast helped much

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It has helped break the ice with partners and talk about vacations in Mexico, the americas & Spain.. 🙄

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... I’m a staff and it has help a couple of times but just curious if moving up would there be more opportunities to make yourself excel with your language skills.

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haven’t used it at all

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In my experience it hasn’t been a key factor for most clients, but it has helped on some others. I happen to be on an engagement now for which I was chosen precisely for being bilingual, although that is no usually the case.

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