Sat.Nov 04, 2023 - Fri.Nov 10, 2023

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3 Digital Marketing Trends Transforming Accounting Firms

Blake Oliver

Did you know top accounting firms are now generating 6-figure leads from their websites? Digital channels are rapidly replacing traditional networking. Here are three marketing trends that should excite and inspire us all.

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Can AI Become An Accounting Expert?

Cloud Accounting Podcast

Blake and David examine the downfall of FTX and founder Sam Bankman-Fried and look at some controversies around Deloitte auditors backdating audit paperwork in Canada, receiving only a minor fine. They also marvel at Donald Trump's attempt to blame accountants for alleged financial statement fraud in his organization. All this, and other news including NASBA's CEO's upcoming retirement, IRS budget cut updates, and generational differences around public accounting work environments.

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The Future Of Billing: Exploring Subscription-Based Models For Sustained Growth

Invoicera

Introduction Are you finding it difficult to predict your monthly revenue? Or are you struggling to retain your existing customers and get on-time payments? If yes, you must switch to subscription-based models for long-term sustainability. These models not only boost your revenue but also provide a sustainable path for business growth. A report by Gartner says 75% of organizations offering services directly to clients would project subscription services by 2023.

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International Wire Transfer Fee Calculator

Tipalti

Easily calculate international wire transfer fees with our calculator. Get efficient cost estimates for your global money transfers to help streamline business.

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5 Steps to Shield Your Business: The Ultimate Guide to Avoiding Payment Fraud

As scams grow more sophisticated, it's crucial to stay proactive in defending against these threats. This guide equips CFOs, accountants, and business leaders with five essential steps—from fundamental safeguards to advanced security measures to strengthen your financial defenses. From enhancing data security to implementing fraud detection tools and safeguarding financial transactions, this guide provides expert advice that could save your company millions.

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Fidesic Features Spotlight: Invoice Processing

Fidesic blog

It’s time to check in and talk about our feature of the month in the Fidesic app. Today we are giving a shout out to our invoice processing module.

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Firms look at ways to attract young people to accounting

Accounting Today

Accounting firms need to pay more to bring young people into the profession, as starting salaries are still lagging compared to other fields, and they have to make other changes in how the job is structured.

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Closing the gap for women in tech: why mentorship matters

Intuit

Women and other underrepresented groups in tech have a lot of ground to make up. As of 2023 , only 29% of technologists and 25.5% of senior-level personnel identified as women or non-binary. A peek inside AnitaB.org ’s TechEES report shows only 63.5% of all women and non-binary technologists report a sense of belonging at work, with Black respondents reporting a particularly low sense of belonging.

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Tipalti PO Management Made Easy

Accounting Department

By implementing Tipalti's innovative software, businesses can revolutionize their purchase order (PO) process, effortlessly streamlining and automating their operations. Gone are the days of tedious manual purchasing workflows, as Tipalti empowers companies to achieve unparalleled efficiency and accuracy. With its user-friendly interface and cutting-edge technology, Tipalti ensures that every step of the purchasing process is seamless and error-free.

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Cybersecurity for CPAs: Don't empower imposters

Accounting Today

By clicking on malicious links and then entering your login information, you risk letting cybercriminals pretend to be you and send out $250,000 worth of fake invoices.

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Xero welcomes new members to Aotearoa New Zealand’s Partner Advisory Council

Xero

Xero has the pleasure of welcoming seven new members to its new Xero Partner Advisory Council (XPAC). The XPAC has been reintroduced into Aotearoa and is made up of a diverse panel of accountants and bookkeepers who are both thought leaders and trailblazers for the needs of the sector. The latest members are as follows: Trudi Ballantyne – Director, Stem Rural Accountants Limited Louise Holmes – Director, Red Office Limited Manoli Aerakis – Managing Director, Malloch McClean T

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How to Navigate Revenue and Expense Management: Competitive Insights for Financial Success

Speaker: Hilary Akhaabi, PhD - Founder, Chief Financial & Operations Officer at Go Africa Global

In the fast-paced world of corporate finance, staying ahead of the curve is crucial for sustainable growth and profitability. This exclusive webinar with leading expert Hilary Akhaabi, PhD, will teach you practical ways to navigate complex financial landscapes and enhance your company's revenue management capabilities. Whether you're aiming to refine your financial strategies or seeking innovative solutions to drive performance, this new session is for you!

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Building a strong network to grow your career

Intuit

Networking plays a crucial role in any career journey, but sometimes it’s hard to know where to start and how to get the most out of every interaction. Recently, Chief Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Officer (CDEIO) and VP of Talent Development at Intuit, Humera Shahid, sat down with Toronto Intuit employees to chat about all things networking and how to use it to grow your career.

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Spend Management Principles and Strategies for SMB's

Accounting Department

One of the most important aspects of running a successful business is managing the money that comes in and goes out. However, this can be especially tricky for small to medium-sized businesses, which often have fewer resources and smaller budgets to work with.

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The ERC nightmare

Accounting Today

Lots of businesses have claimed the Employee Retention Credit who don't actually qualify for it — and in many cases it's going to be up to their accountants to set them right, says Randy Crabtree.

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Xero Beautiful Business Fund: Congratulations to our partner referral winners!

Xero

Wow – what an amazing response we’ve had to the Xero Beautiful Business Fund! There are truly some incredible small businesses out there in the world, and some wonderful accountants and bookkeepers who support them. Thank you to everyone that has applied, and for helping get the word out and encouraging small businesses to get involved. We’re pleased to announce the winners of our partner referral competition below: Visa card winners (drawn from those who had 1 – 9 referrals) Entrant

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How To Streamline Finance Operations Through Automation

Speaker: Claire Grosjean

In today’s fast-paced business environment, finance professionals are under increasing pressure to optimize operations and drive strategic value. As a result, automation has become a core part of business strategy, offering unprecedented opportunities to streamline operations and drive efficiency. Join esteemed global finance and operations executive, Claire Grosjean, for a comprehensive guide on how to harness automation’s power through strategic collaboration with functional leaders.

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Building Inclusion: supporting career transitions of veterans through mentorship

Intuit

Tell us a little bit about yourself, your connection to the military, and what brought you to Intuit. I am originally from California, but moved to Tucson when I met my spouse. My grandfather served in the U.S. Army Air Forces and my stepfather served in the U.S. Air Force. On my spouse’s side, I ended up surrounded by veterans, with my spouse’s father, brother, grandfather, and grandmother all having served.

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On-demand AP Automation software demo

Cevinio

On-demand product demo: Join us for an interactive and engaging product demo that will give you an in-depth look at how processing invoices with Cevinio AP Automation software works. Are you struggling with manual and time-consuming invoice processing workflows, which are often lengthy and tedious? Are you looking for ways to optimize your accounts payable process?

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Art of Accounting: Problems with accounts receivable besides collecting them

Accounting Today

Delaying a payment or not paying an invoice and letting amounts pile up are a way for a client to give voice to a problem with your services without causing an immediate confrontation.

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What you can expect at Xero Asia Roadshow 2023

Xero

With a week to go ’til Xero Asia Roadshow, we are buzzing with everything we have lined up for our accounting and bookkeeping community. Exploring the agenda This year we’re exploring how we can work Smarter, Faster, Stronger, Together to support small businesses across Asia; your clients, who themselves strive to do this every day, and depend on their accountants and bookkeepers to help get them there.

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How to Avoid Getting Ghosted: Top 3 Secrets to Staying Relevant with Gen Z

Speaker: Brian Muse-McKenney, Chief Revenue Officer & Matt Simester, Cards and Payments Expert

In today’s world of social media, dating apps, and remote work, businesses risk becoming irrelevant or getting "ghosted" if they fail to meet the evolving needs of Gen Z consumers. In this new webinar, Brian Muse-McKenney of Episode Six and Matt Simester of Payments Consultancy Limited will reveal key considerations banks should factor into their efforts to develop target products for the next generation of bank customers.

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Future Forward: Niches, Trends, and Predictions of 2024 | December 5-6, 2023

Insightful Accountant

This is your chance to connect with your peers, find out the latest updates, and explore best practices and industry trends on December 5-6, 2023. The theme is Niches, Trends, and Predictions of 2024.

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FundThrough Ranked Number 431 Fastest-Growing Company in North America on the 2023 Deloitte Technology Fast 500™

FundThrough

For Immediate Release PR Contact: Helen Shacklett, Sr. Manager Communications, FundThrough, hshacklett@fundthrough.com FundThrough Ranked Number 431 Fastest-Growing Company in North America on the 2023 Deloitte Technology Fast 500™ Attributes 280% Revenue Growth to integrated partnerships and increased solution awarness. Toronto, ON – November 8, 2023 – FundThrough today announced it ranked 431 on the Deloitte Technology […] The post FundThrough Ranked Number 431 Fastest-Growing Comp

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IPSASB unveils accounting standard for retirement benefit plans

Accounting Today

The International Public Sector Accounting Standards Board has issued an accounting standard for governments around the world to use for reporting on retirement plans.

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Xero’s H1 FY24 financial results: Evolving Xero to deliver on our global aspirations

Xero

Today we announced Xero’s half year financial and operating results to 30 September 2023 (H1 FY24). The results highlight our continued strong revenue growth, which contributed to Xero’s emerging profitability. The strong operating results saw operating revenue up 21% (20% in constant currency (CC)) to $799.5 million. This, along with disciplined cost management and restructuring outcomes, supported a 90% increase in EBITDA compared to H1 FY23, to $206.1 million.

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Navigating the Automation Landscape: Selecting Tools That Fit Your Business

Speaker: Gary Dmitriev

Our upcoming webinar aims to demystify the process of selecting and implementing automation tools for financial institutes. This session will provide your roadmap for vetting potential solutions, focusing on due diligence, vendor assessments, and aligning technology with strategic goals. We’ll also address the critical issue of innovation fatigue, offering tips on maintaining enthusiasm and momentum for new initiatives.

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Bigger than Accounting: How Accountants Can Guide Clients to Financial Success this Holiday Season

Insightful Accountant

For most people, this time of year is synonymous with joy, festivities, and of course, holiday shopping. However, for business owners and individuals alike, it can also be a season of financial stress and anxiety.

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Navigating the Challenges of B2B Debt Collections

Enterprise Recovery

Debt collections between businesses (B2B) is the recovery of overdue payments for goods or services provided to another company. Understanding the intricacies of B2B debt collections is essential for businesses to manage their cash flow effectively and maintain healthy financial relationships with their clients. Businesses of all sizes often face delayed payments, invoice disputes, and communication difficulties.

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IRS adjusts tax items for inflation in 2024

Accounting Today

The service announced its annual inflation adjustments, including increases in the standard deduction and changes in tax brackets.

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What you can expect at Xero Asia Roadshow 2023

Xero

With a week to go ’til Xero Asia Roadshow, we are buzzing with everything we have lined up for our accounting and bookkeeping community. Exploring the agenda This year we’re exploring how we can work Smarter, Faster, Stronger, Together to support small businesses across Asia; your clients, who themselves strive to do this every day, and depend on their accountants and bookkeepers to help get them there.

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Secure SaaS Success: Embedded Finance as a Competitive Advantage

Speaker: Ian Hillis, SVP of Growth at Payrix and Worldpay for Platforms

Join us for an exclusive webinar hosted by Ian Hillis, SVP of Growth at Payrix and Worldpay for Platforms, where he’ll explore the significant impact of embedded finance on the software industry! This session is designed to provide you with the strategic insights needed to navigate the future of SaaS successfully, all while gaining a deeper understanding of how these trends can enhance your competitive edge, boost revenue, and deepen customer loyalty.

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QBO Monday Minute: QuickBooks Online Chart of Accounts Templates

Insightful Accountant

The Chart of Accounts Templating is BACK!!!! I’m sharing how this comeback in QuickBooks Online should be setup and used for the Chart of Accounts. Establishing the Chart of Accounts each time from scratch is time-consuming.

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How To Create A Sales Forecast For The New Year

Reconciled Solutions

Fall is in the air, and I’m breathing in the scents of fourth-quarter planning. As an entrepreneur, I revel in wiping the slate clean. This. The post How To Create A Sales Forecast For The New Year appeared first on Reconciled Solutions.

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Ohio floats plan to recruit more CPAs

Accounting Today

The Ohio Society of CPAs is working on an action plan to attract more young people to the accounting profession.

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Xero’s H1 FY24 financial results: Evolving Xero to deliver on our global aspirations

Xero

Today we announced Xero’s half year financial and operating results to 30 September 2023 (H1 FY24). The results highlight our continued strong revenue growth, which contributed to Xero’s emerging profitability. The strong operating results saw operating revenue up 21% (20% in constant currency (CC)) to $799.5 million. This, along with disciplined cost management and restructuring outcomes, supported a 90% increase in EBITDA compared to H1 FY23, to $206.1 million.

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How to Easily Navigate Crypto Accounting in the Web3 Era

Speaker: Aaron Jacob, VP of Accounting Solutions & Reagan Cook, GTM Lead

Are you struggling to navigate the complexities and challenges that come with crypto accounting? 🤔 This new webinar will cover everything businesses need to know to get started with crypto accounting after incorporating crypto into their business models! Industry experts Aaron Jacob and Reagan Cook of TaxBit will thoroughly explore the prevalent operational hurdles encountered by accounting teams when interacting with crypto on the books, and detail how software solutions can effectively