May, 2024

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CFOs seeking tech solutions need change management

Accounting Today

Partly in response to the talent crunch, CFOs are reaching for digital platforms to automate, streamline and spare the highest-value talent for highest-value work.

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From Super Nintendo to Silicon Valley: Petagae Butcher on paving a career in tech

Intuit

This interview was originally published on POCIT. Petagae Butcher’s introduction to technology started with a love of Super Nintendo in the 90s. She later graduated from the University of Central Florida with a degree in Management Information Systems, initially majoring in Computer Programming, finding her niche bridging the technology and business worlds.

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Navigating the Hidden Costs of Business Decisions: The Crucial Role of Opportunity Cost

Accounting Department

In the dynamic world of entrepreneurship and business management, every decision you make can significantly impact your business's trajectory. Whether it's choosing between investing in new technology or expanding your product line, the choices are endless and often complex.

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Fidesic Launches New MoversSuite Integration for Dynamics ERP Accounts Payable

Fidesic blog

Fidesic and EWS Group have partnered to better support moving companies using MoversSuite with integrations to Microsoft Dynamics GP or Business Central.

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Live Demo: How to Achieve Reconciliation Zen

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

Automation generally supercharges any process and brings its value to the forefront. See how infusing automation such as ART (our month-end close solution), into your close can get you to the next level of closing. We will share a live demo of SkyStem's solution, ART and share the key elements of month-end close automation. Through ART, we'll take a look at: What month-end close automation entails Which process steps can and should be automated Benefits of achieving process automation, and Why i

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Introducing Xero’s new UK plan line-up from September

Xero

We want to meet the needs of small businesses and their advisors well into the future. That’s why we’re simplifying our subscription plans for UK small businesses and partners, which will be available from 12 September 2024. The new plans are designed to give you easier access to the tools to help run your business efficiently. That means fewer add-ons, as more key features are included in plans.

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QuickBooks Online Payroll: "New" Digitized I-9 Form

Insightful Accountant

QuickBooks Online Payroll has recently added a digitized I-9 process that works as part of QuickBooks Workforce. Murph takes you through the steps of using this new functionality.

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Protected: Empowering today’s generation: equipping students nationwide with financial literacy

Intuit

This content is password protected. To view it please enter your password below: Password: The post Protected: Empowering today’s generation: equipping students nationwide with financial literacy appeared first on Intuit Blog.

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Optimizing Financial Management through Outsourced Client Accounting Services

Accounting Department

Outsourced client accounting services play a crucial role in helping businesses take control of their financials. These services involve outsourcing the accounting and bookkeeping tasks to a third-party service provider, allowing businesses to focus on their core operations. The role of outsourced client accounting services goes beyond basic bookkeeping; it includes managing accounts payable and receivable, payroll processing, financial reporting, and more.

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Digital 55 – Pioneering Creative Content with A Strategic Financial Partnership

FundThrough

Introduction Crafting the Future of Content through Strategic Financial Agility Digital 55, an avant-garde digital studio, blends creative storytelling with cutting-edge technology to produce dynamic media and digital learning experiences. Under the leadership of founder and Chief Creative Officer, Lauralee Sheehan—an indie musician turned digital innovator—the company has carved a niche in creating impactful digital […] The post Digital 55 – Pioneering Creative Content with A Strategic Fi

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Tips from our own London local to help you make the most of Xerocon

Xero

Xerocon London 2024 is nearly here! World class speakers, innovative new tools and workflows, and a chance to connect with community peers, thought leaders and industry experts. From embracing uncertainty and the new frontiers of technology, to mastering app stacks, this year’s Xerocon is set to bring more inspiration and innovation than ever before.

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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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Woodard® announces the keynote speakers for the 2024 Scaling New Heights® conference

Insightful Accountant

Scaling New Heights® conference will be held June 16-19, 2024, in Orlando, Florida and will feature some of the most inuential and dynamic voices in accounting, bookkeeping, and business to encapsulate their theme of “Boldly Go”.

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IRS warns of new tax scams spread by social media

Accounting Today

The Internal Revenue Service cautioned consumers to beware of inaccurate advice which prompted thousands of taxpayers to file overblown claims and held up their refunds.

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What are Client Letters in ATX Software?

Ace Cloud Hosting

Clear communication is vital for completing tasks accurately and efficiently. When it comes to tax firms, understanding information in the right way is very crucial, as one mistake can hinder.

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Recognizing Our Military Spouses - Happy 2024 MilSpouse Appreciation Day!

Accounting Department

Our AccountingDepartment.com family is proud of its vibrant and diverse “cast of characters”—we span the country with our team members coming from all backgrounds and personalities. Included among our team are some amazing Military Spouses whose hard work, dedication, and contributions are part of what makes our family so strong—and theirs as well.

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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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Learning and growing in fintech

Plooto

What led you to join Plooto, and what has your journey been like since then? As someone who majored in Economics, I was always interested in working in fintech. When I was looking for startups to apply to, the name Plooto kept coming up. Plooto is well known in the Toronto startup space, and I thought the company would be a good fit.

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Celebrating industry legends at the UK Xero Awards 2024

Xero

We are thrilled to announce our UK Xero Award winners for 2024 , recognising the legends of the UK accounting, bookkeeping and app partner community. This year’s celebrations took place for the first time in Manchester at the iconic New Century Hall – a place built for legends. The venue has played host to music legends from Jimi Hendrix and Jerry Lee Lewis, to The Who and The Bee Gees.

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Future Forward Starts Tomorrow

Insightful Accountant

Day 1 of Future Forward begins tomorrow, May 21, 2024 at 11:00 AM Eastern-daylight-savings Time. It a power packed day of education that can impact your clients and your practice.

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Is the profession damaging its own pipeline?

Accounting Today

The Illinois CPA Society's "Re-Decoding the Decline" report shows that time is the top barrier to CPA licensure, not the 150 credit-hour rule.

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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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Sage 50 Hosted on Cloud vs. Sage 50c – Which One to Choose?

Ace Cloud Hosting

Handling critical financial or accounting data takes work. If you are an accountant or running an accounting firm, using accounting software, such as Sage 50, can make your daily operations.

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AccountingDepartment.com Earns a Spot on the Woodard 2024 Top 50 Accounting Services Practice List

Accounting Department

We are thrilled to announce that AccountingDepartment.com has been awarded a spot on the Woodard 2024 Top 50 Accounting Services Practice list. Earning this distinction is a testament to AccountingDepartment.com's commitment to excellence for its clients.

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Purchase Order

Tipalti

Learn about the key aspects of purchase orders and how they can affect your procurement process and invoice management. Optimize your PO processing today for business efficiency.

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Budgeted financial statements definition

Accounting Tools

What are Budgeted Financial Statements? Budgeted financial statements contain the expected financial results, financial position , and cash flows of a business. These budgeted financials include an income statement , balance sheet , and statement of cash flows. These statements are compiled from the annual budgeting model of a business. Budgeted financial statements are particularly useful when creating a new budget model, since you can view the impact of adjustments to the model on the budgeted

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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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"Thank You" Intuit Trainer/Writer Network Members

Insightful Accountant

While Intuit has sunset the Trainer/Writer network and gone back to the drawing board on how to provide training and education for the QuickBooks Community, Insightful Accountant wants to thank all Trainer/Writer Network members.

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New CTA BOI FAQs clarify reporting requirements, database access

Accounting Today

The landscape of Corporate Transparency Act beneficial ownership information reporting continues to evolve, and accountants and others who advise their small business clients need to stay ahead of the curve.

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Top 9 Innovations Accounting Businesses Should Adopt in 2024 and Future

Ace Cloud Hosting

According to Accounting Today, “The accounting software market will have a global value of $11.8 billion by 2026, according to new market research, at an expansion rate of 8.6 percent.

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QuickBooks Desktop is Sunsetting - Here's What You Need to Know

Accounting Department

In a move that mirrors the broader trend towards cloud-based solutions, QuickBooks has announced it is sunsetting its Desktop version. If you're a QuickBooks user or a small business owner reliant on this software, this news may initially sound alarming. However, this transition opens up a new chapter of efficiency, accessibility, and integrated services through QuickBooks Online.

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Book of Secrets for the Month-End Close

Developing a consistent month-end close doesn’t need to be a mystery. We’re sharing our top 10 secrets (plus one bonus!) for streamlining your close.

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The Ultimate Guide to Automated Bookkeeping Software

Dext

In recent years, technology in bookkeeping has developed at a rapid pace. Driven by the continued rollout of the governments’s initiatives (such as Making Tax Digital in the UK, or GST in Australia), these tools have evolved to automate an ever-increasing range of bookkeeping tasks that were once tedious and time-consuming.

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Reporting expenses by function

Accounting Tools

What Does it Mean to Report Expenses by Function? When expenses are reported by function, they are being reported by the type of activity being conducted. Examples of income statement line items that are presented by function are administrative expenses , financing expenses, manufacturing expenses, marketing expenses, and selling expenses. Or, a nonprofit entity that reports expenses by function could do so by aggregating its expenses into the following general functions: Programs, fund raising,

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Future Forward is the Place to Be

Insightful Accountant

Insightful Accountant is hosting Future Forward 2024 next Tuesday and Wednesday. If you are a QuickBooks Pro or Premier user you will want to attend my two sessions on Migration from those products.

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On the move: Baker Tilly appoints next MP of tax

Accounting Today

Connecticut Society of CPAs installs board of directors; CohnReznick establishes merger integration and carve-out services practice; and more news from across the profession.

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Best Practices to Ace Your Close

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

Whether you’re on a 1-day close or a 10-day close, there are some fundamental commonalities that all strong accounting departments share when it comes to the month-end close. Please join us for an informative webinar where we share best practices that your team can implement today to ace your close! 1 CPE credit will be provided for qualifying participants.