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Inside XeroCon 2015

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Amy at XeroEarlier this month, 1000+ accountants from around from the world came to Auckland for an exciting update to all things Xero at the “XeroCon 2015” event.  XeroCon is held annually around the globe to inspire and update all progressive accountants on rapidly evolving cloud based accounting technology.
As a Xero Partner, it was inspiring to hear from NZ’s version of Steve Jobs, Xero CEO & Founder, Rod Drury.  Rod shared a few of the many highlights for Xero as well as future plans, and was very quick to say (quoted from the man himself) that “he would punch anyone in the face who asked when they would start making a profit”!!! Continue reading “Inside XeroCon 2015”

High-Tech Accountancy | Acuity Magazine

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A recent article published in Acuity Magazine has highlighted our high-tech accountancy services, helping to champion and cloud-based technology.

Written by Jennifer Black, appeared in Acuity 1 November 2014

High-Tech Accountancy

An accountancy start-up has nearly halved customer costs through clever use of cloud technology, low overheads and a profit share scheme for staff.

While some clients will always want to drive to their accountant’s office, wait in reception, then have their hour in the boardroom, flexibility is becoming increasingly popular, says Sue de Bievre CA, CEO of Continue reading “High-Tech Accountancy | Acuity Magazine”

The Beany Journey

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From Taupo to Australia – a work in progress!

It all started out as a vague idea, buzzing in my brain, about how accountants could really do things better.

Lake TaupoWhilst sitting in an accountants practice in Taupo, I pondered the processes that accountants have been faithfully, and profitably, following for years.  Accountants have set up ways of operating which dominate the level of service provided to small business owners.  It’s all about the best way for accountants to make money which means that clients have to follow what the accountant wants. Continue reading “The Beany Journey”

Accountants In The Cloud – Sunday Star Times

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We featured in this Sunday Star Times article profiling leaders in online accountant services. We are thrilled to be seen as “leading the charge” into the new territory of accountants in the cloud.

By Tom Pullar-Strecker – Sunday Star Times, Business Section 20 July 2014

Accountants’ Heads In The Cloud

MOST SMALL businesses are used to having a close relationship with a local accountant.

But a new breed of accounting is seeking to commoditise the job of preparing end-of-year accounts for small businesses willing to forgo the personal touch.

It typically costs a couple of thousand dollars for a small business to have its end-of-year accounts prepared and checked by a chartered accountant, then filed with the Inland Revenue Department. Continue reading “Accountants In The Cloud – Sunday Star Times”