Better SMEs create better accountants: the benefit of working with your clients in the Cloud

Read Time: 3m 30s Back in the day of desktop accounting, both clients and their accountants were somewhat disconnected from the true financial events taking place behind the scenes of their company. SMEs ran their business based on gut feel and measured their success on how much cash was in the bank. But that isContinue reading “Better SMEs create better accountants: the benefit of working with your clients in the Cloud”

Why cloud technology is an accountant’s best sales tool

Read Time: 4m 15s It’s a beautiful thing when an accountant and their client build a working relationship that is efficient, productive and mutually beneficial. But it hasn’t always been that easy to achieve. Prior to the Cloud, accountants spent a prohibitive amount of time managing the flow of client data between desktop programs andContinue reading “Why cloud technology is an accountant’s best sales tool”

A career of two halves…. Pre and Post “The Cloud”

Read Time: 3m 27s When looking at my career retrospectively, it’s clear to me that it’s been a game of two halves; pre- and post-2011. As a small business owner and consultant running my accountancy practice, my primary role pre-2011 focused on problem solving for clients based on past events. As much as I wantedContinue reading “A career of two halves…. Pre and Post “The Cloud””

“Colour by Numbers” – My chat with Southern Cross University

To predict where the future of the accounting and business professions are heading, it’s important to equip yourself with the skills and knowledge to challenge current industry operations. I sat down with Southern Cross University to discuss my views and predictions, as well as give some advice to those looking to advance in their careersContinue reading ““Colour by Numbers” – My chat with Southern Cross University”

Chatting about the concept of “Continuous Engagement”

In August I sat down with Steve Major from Pricing Power and we chatted about a concept that has been evolving called “Continuous Engagement”. Listen to the interview here https://pricingpower.net/james-solomons/

Acting in our clients best interests when it comes to technology… my views

At Xerocon 2016 I had an interview with Accountants Daily and we discussed whether accountants were failing to act in their clients best interests if they didn’t help them move to better technology to run their business This is what I had to say http://www.accountantsdaily.com.au/technology/9547-technology-lag-may-hurt-clients-best-interest Technology lag may hurt clients’ best interests Written by Katarina TaurianContinue reading “Acting in our clients best interests when it comes to technology… my views”

How to hire the next generation of professionals

The longevity of a business is determined by many factors, perhaps at the forefront is whether a firm is able to adapt and evolve to keep up in an ever changing technological world. The accounting industry in particular is constantly being met with so many innovative new tools. It’s very important for advisors to keepContinue reading “How to hire the next generation of professionals”