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Hiring Hybrid for Tax Season (and Beyond)

accountingfly

Hiring Hybrid for Tax Season (and Beyond) Having trouble staffing up for tax season? You’re not alone! The market is tough: candidate supply is still historically low, and many candidates are still looking for remote roles. Meanwhile, many firms are adopting rigid return-to-office policies, which limits their candidate pool to the local market (instead of hiring nationally) and is less appealing to candidates.

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Accountants feel less confident in economy

Accounting Today

Accountants and financial professionals are feeling less upbeat about the economy in North America in the second quarter of the year, according to a quarterly survey from the IMA and ACCA.

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How small businesses can get themselves ready for Cyber Monday

Xero

This guest blog was written by the team at ecommerce accounting integration, Amaka. Cyber Monday was originally an opportunity for ecommerce businesses to dish out huge promotions after Thanksgiving in the United States, but it’s now become a phenomenon around the world. In 2022, Cyber Monday brought in a total of $ 11.3 billion USD in the United States alone, representing one of the biggest online shopping days of the year.

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DEI: Powering prosperity for all

Intuit

Corporate diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI) has been a part of who we are since our founding 40 years ago. We continue to find new ways to foster a company culture that’s as diverse as the communities we serve, and to integrate inclusion and equity into how we operate as a business. Each year, we share an update on this work through our DEI Report.

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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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ADC Reinvents at EO Nerve 2023

Accounting Department

Our team rounded out another successful year of EO events last week while attending EO Nerve. ADC Business Development Representative, Shawn Marcum, and Content Manager, Mike DeFusco, attended the multi-day event in Tampa, FL.

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Tax Strategy: Year-end 2023 tax planning

Accounting Today

In spite of the lack of new tax legislation so far this year, taxpayers and tax preparers have plenty to focus on in preparing 2023 returns.

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How Intuit’s tech culture helped me grow as an individual and engineer

Intuit

Tell us about your career journey to Intuit. How did you learn about the Apprenticeship Pathway Program ? Anything you would like to share about that experience? I learned about the Apprenticeship Pathway Program through G{Code}, an organization that teaches the basics of web development to women and non-binary POC. It was a challenging but life-changing experience.

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Is It Time to Outsource Your Bookkeeping? A Guide for Business Owners

Accounting Department

Managing the financial aspects of a business is a critical task that demands accuracy, expertise, and time. As your business grows, so does the complexity of your financial transactions, leaving you with less time to focus on core operations.

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State CPA societies offer AI ethics course

Accounting Today

The Virginia Society of CPAs is partnering with 10 other state CPA groups to offer a course on artificial intelligence and where it fits in with accounting ethics.

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Key MLOps processes (part 3): Automated machine learning workflow

FinOps in Practice

In this article, we describe block D, devoted to the automated machine learning workflow. Please, find the whole scheme, which describes key MLOps processes here. The main parts of the scheme are horizontal blocks, inside of which the procedural aspects of MLOps are described (they are assigned letters A, B, C, D). Each of them is designed to solve specific tasks within the framework of ensuring the uninterrupted operation of the company’s ML services.

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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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We went to Summit NA 2023! VIDEO

Fidesic blog

We had a blast at Dynamic Communities #SummitNA 2023! Great to see everyone! Watch our video recap with juggling!

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The Art of Employee Recognition at a Growing Remote Company | Beyond the Books Podcast by AccountingDepartment.com

Accounting Department

Join your host, Kevin Drye, and Director of Marketing, Andrea Boccard, as they take a deep dive into the art of appreciating your workforce.

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How homeowners can benefit from the Inflation Reduction Act's tax credits

Accounting Today

The legislation incentivizes consumers to buy energy-efficient electric appliances, clean vehicles, rooftop-solar and home energy storage systems.

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Chase Bank Requires QuickBooks Accounts' Reconnections

Insightful Accountant

As part of security enhancements being implemented between mid-October and the end of November 2023, Chase Bank will require all QBO and QuickBooks Desktop users to reconnect their bank connections.

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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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11 Best Movies Accountants Must Watch in 2024

Ace Cloud Hosting

In a world where numbers and spreadsheets often take center stage, it’s time for accountants and financial enthusiasts to let their hair down and embrace the cinematic side of life.

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5 Ways Companies Gamified FinOps To Drive A Cost-Aware Engineering Culture

CloudZero

Getting engineers to take action to optimize spending can feel like an eternal struggle for many cloud-based companies. In fact, this particular issue is consistently considered to be one of the number-one cost challenges modern companies face.

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Purdue sees spike in accounting enrollment

Accounting Today

Despite widespread reports of declines in accounting students, Purdue is defying the trend and seeing enrollment growing dramatically.

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The Secrets to Lasting Business Growth for Non-Marketers

Insightful Accountant

Everything comes down to marketing. Balanced Awakenings' Dr. Hannah Yang provides some insights practice owners can use to help leverage their market strategies and build momentum.

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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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Top Cloud Models for QuickBooks Desktop

Ace Cloud Hosting

As technology continues to evolve rapidly, it is no surprise that small businesses and entrepreneurs are constantly looking for innovative ways to enhance their operations. While QuickBooks Desktop has been.

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How to Systemize Your Firm to Take Maternity Leave w/Melissa L. Miranda, CPA

Jetpack Workflow

Podcast Summary In this episode, host David Cristillo interviews Melissa Miranda, a certified public accountant and owner of Step-by-Step Accounting. They discuss the importance of preparing for maternity leave as a business owner and how to structure your team and workflow. Whether it’s maternity leave or any other extended absence, Melissa shares valuable insights on setting up processes that can be applied across the board.

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PE makes a big splash

Accounting Today

Bob Lewis of the Visionary Group examines the opportunities private equity firms are creating in accounting, what it will mean for your firm, and how it will play out in the future.

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Sage Announces HR Integration for Sage 50 (US and Canadian versions)

Insightful Accountant

US and Canadian users of Sage 50 now can integrate Sage HR to bring together their accounting, HR and payroll functionalities to streamline their operational environment.

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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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Top 5 Credit Bureau Companies for B2B in 2023

Gaviti

As the global economic situation fuels business uncertainty, many companies are experiencing a much slower cash flow than they would prefer, a result of late payments from customers. From cash flow issues to inefficient payment processes and the inability to choose from a variety of payment methods, B2B companies face a number of challenges with regards to the timely payments of invoices.

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Invoice Financing: Breaking Down the Basics and Real-World Success Stories 

FundThrough

Cash flow issues can feel like an uphill battle for many business owners, especially when you’re waiting on unpaid invoices. We get it – as both both finance leaders and entrepreneurs ourselves, we know all too well how cash flow can make or break a business. As traditional methods like lines of credit become more […] The post Invoice Financing: Breaking Down the Basics and Real-World Success Stories appeared first on FundThrough.

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20 states where taxpayers get the least bang for their buck

Accounting Today

These are the bottom 20 states ranked by return on investment for taxpayers, based on quality of government services versus how much they cost.

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Big Changes Coming to 2024 ProAdvisor Awards

Insightful Accountant

It's 'Top 100 Tuesday' and Murph wants to help tune you in to the various changes and enhancements to this year's 2024 ProAdvisor Awards. Remember, the start date is just around the corner.

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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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A Guide to AP Automation Technology

MineralTree

Automation is reshaping the way companies manage their financial operations, especially in accounts payable (AP). Understanding how AP automation works and how it streamlines AP processes is vital to keeping your company ahead of the curve in a rapidly evolving business finance landscape. AP efficiency is more important than ever given the growing need to do more with less.

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The difference between cost accounting and financial accounting

Accounting Tools

Related Courses Accountants’ Guidebook Cost Accounting Fundamentals There are a number of differences between cost accounting and financial accounting , which are noted below. In brief, the key differences between cost and financial accounting are that cost accounting is inwardly focused on management decisions, while financial accounting is focused on issuing financial statements to outside parties.

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Unlock the value of CFO advisory and client accounting services

Accounting Today

These services can provide organizations with insight, guidance and expertise to support in-house teams or serve as a fully outsourced team.

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Hitch Your Wagons 'Pardner' for the Best Migration Yet

Insightful Accountant

'Wagons Ho.' Murph's guiding you on the trail of migration from QuickBooks Desktop to QuickBooks Online. So, you better get to readin' cause you don't wanna get left behind.

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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