December 5, 2016

Cloud Accounting

A survey involving more than 400 practices across Australia shows that accounting firms are embracing cloud technology for themselves and clients. According to The Cloud Readiness Survey from Digital First, 43 per cent of accounting practices are anticipating a shift to cloud software in the next 12 months. The survey revealed that accounting firms understood how cloud technologies had the capability to improve productivity and were therefore willing to spend more on software. One of the key findings highlighted that accountants were able to free up the transactional side of the business with cloud technologies to offer a more strategic level of service to clients. Alan Osrin, Managing Director, Sage Australia said “it is clear from the research the migration […]
November 28, 2016

Managing Your Mobile Business

Small business owners work hard and are often on the move. You may be out meeting clients, working on-site or travelling between jobs. If you have an office – at home or anywhere else – you probably don’t spend a lot of time in it. Mobile phones, tablets and laptops have made working on the go much easier. You can check messages and emails, manage appointments, update business social media accounts and use apps to create and share documents. But did you know you can also manage your accounts on the go? Mobile accounting apps let you manage expenses, send invoices and track your cash flow from anywhere. There’s no need to wait until you get back to the office […]
November 23, 2015

Choosing An Accounting Software

If you don’t want to be your own accountant, but need an efficient system to manage your business’s finances, an accounting software is for you. Software Features This kind of software offers a bevy of technical functions and capabilities to help you manage your finances. However, many of the business owners we spoke to said ease-of-use and time-savings are two of the top features they look for in an accounting software. Accounting software should also be able to cater your business’s needs to help you see the big picture. Michelle Devereux, owner of Back Office Support Services (BOSS), an Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) company that helps businesses manage their finances, said tailoring solutions to a client’s unique needs helps the […]