The very real ability for accountants to go paper free has been a key discussion point at this year’s Accountants’ Technology Showcase Australia (ATSA). And so it should be: cloud-based accounting is changing the landscape of accounting firms across the world.
Creating beautiful software takes time. And that’s exactly what Xero has been doing over the past 10 years, designing a global accounting platform that is simple yet comprehensive; all with the user’s workflow and end purpose in mind.
Today, I’m excited to share with you details of our latest release in the US, which will significantly reduce the time accountants and bookkeepers spend on reporting and increase flexibility. The most powerful cloud-based reporting tool on the market today is now live: Xero Report Templates.
When Xero first set up its Canberra office, you could count its local team members on one hand. Clearly it was a strong hand – in the space of five years our Canberra contingent has grown to more than 30 people and shows no sign of slowing down.
The global survey results recently initiated by Xero was interesting on many levels. As a bookkeeper, I was amused to discover just what the public thinks of people like me!
One aspect that really got me thinking is how little people know about what a bookkeeper actually does compared to an accountant.
Cloud accounting is helping accountants strike a seamless blend between work and life.
With the flexibility to work from anywhere at anytime, accountants like Will Slade, Managing Director at Slade & Company, are able to service their clients while pursuing their passions.
Burton Li started off on an unlikely path to bookkeeping.
As a college student, he was a political activist, working at an anti-war newspaper in the San Francisco Bay Area. In 2002, he met a CPA who offered him an internship.