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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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8 Signs Your Accounting Team Is Ready to Automate Month-End Close

Speaker: Nancy Wu, Head of Sales and Customer Success at SkyStem

How do you know if your accounting team is ready to automate the month-end close? Join us in this informative webinar, where we share the top 8 signs that indicate that a team has outgrown all existing tools and may be ready to embark upon month-end close automation. We will examine the process clues that help determine whether your team would be a good candidate for automation.

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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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Celebrating Global Bookkeeping Week

Xero

It’s Global Bookkeeping Week, an annual tradition that recognises bookkeepers from all corners of the globe and a worthy cause for celebration at Xero. From 6-10 November 2023, this dedicated week will see tens of thousands of bookkeepers take a moment to reflect on their incredible contributions to the small business community. Bookkeeping remains a thriving global profession, presenting its practitioners with a unique blend of challenges and enriching experiences.

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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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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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Predictions You Can Rely On: How Data Drives Successful Financial Forecasting

Speaker: Robbie Bhathal, Founder & CEO, and Matthew Acalin, Head of Credit Intelligence

In today's volatile financial environment, how confident are you in your company’s financial forecasting? To get the most accurate cash predictions that will lead to long-term financial survival, real-time data is critical. Innovative cash management strategies can lead to better credit opportunities, more sustainable growth, and long-term financial prosperity.

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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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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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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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The Definitive Guide to Spend Management

The status quo for AP in small and mid-market companies is broken. It consists of messy tech stacks of siloed solutions that give rise to manual work, a lack of control, wasted spend, and unnecessary risks. The benefits of shifting to spend management are tangible, measurable, and are felt across the whole organization. Spend management is a different way of thinking and an innovation whose time has come.

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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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It's 'Suite Success' for Brazilian Manufacturer MogiGlass

Insightful Accountant

This week in our 'International coverage,' Insightful Accountant is featuring MogiGlass of São Paulo, Brazil, which is using NetSuite to make its processes more efficient and provide a platform for continued growth.

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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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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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Navigating Financial Storms: Strategies for Building Resilient Balance Sheets

Speaker: Carolina Aponte - Owner and CEO, Caja Holdings LLC

In today's rapidly changing business environment, building a resilient balance sheet is crucial to the survival of any business. A resilient balance sheet allows a company to withstand financial shocks and adapt to changing market conditions. To achieve this, companies need to focus on key strategies such as maintaining adequate liquidity, managing debt levels, diversifying revenue streams, and prioritizing profitability over growth.

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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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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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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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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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Quick Start Guide to a Crystal Clear Close

Did you know automating your month-end close can save up to 40% of the time typically spent on manual reconciliations? CFOs and controllers are leveraging SkyStem's workflow management and reconciliation tool to eliminate costly mistakes, ditch manual reconciliations and close faster. Want to know how they do it? Download our Quick Start Guide to a Crystal Clear Close!

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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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The Traits of a Top ProAdvisor

Insightful Accountant

As we approach the opening of the 2024 ProAdvisor Awards process, I wanted to remember all candidates of what it takes to make it to the top. In 2021, Matt Fulton set-down the "right stuff" when it comes to being 'Best of the Best.

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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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File-Based Integration vs. API: The Difference for AP Teams

MineralTree

The modern digital landscape requires businesses to efficiently and securely exchange data between software systems. This is especially important for accounts payable (AP) teams, where timely and accurate data flow is essential. The two primary methods for achieving data exchange are file-based integrations and application programming interface (API) integrations.

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Putting the ‘Tech’ in Spend Management Techniques

Speaker: Wayne Spivak, President and CFO of SBA * Consulting Ltd., Industry Writer, Public Speaker

If you’re lost in the world of spend management needs and your GAP analysis is lacking perspective on the future state of your business performance, listen up! With the advancement of technology, the implementation of spend management best practices and concrete GAP analyses is more streamlined and accessible than ever before. And while this may sound like great news for you and your clients, it won’t be worthwhile unless you have the latest techniques to back up your ambitions!

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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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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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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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Disposal account definition

Accounting Tools

Related Courses Fixed Asset Accounting How to Audit Fixed Assets What is a Disposal Account? A disposal account is a gain or loss account that appears in the income statement , and in which is recorded the difference between the disposal proceeds and the net carrying amount of the fixed asset being disposed of. The account is usually labeled "Gain/Loss on Asset Disposal.

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Global Accounting Principles and Commission Capitalization

Speaker: Ryan Dillard, Chief of Staff Director at CBIZ ARC Consulting LLC; Kelly Hicks, Global Controller at Airbase

ASC 606 is the revenue recognition standard that sets global accounting principles for all private or public companies that enter sales agreements or contracts with customers. Along with ASC 606, ASC 340-40 was added to address accounting costs to obtain a contact and costs to fulfill a contract. Join us for this webinar when Airbase Controller Kelly Hicks and Ryan Dillard, a Director at CBIZ ARC Consulting explore how to approach capitalizing sales commissions under ASC 340-40.