We’ve got some great news to round out the year here in Australia – leading firm Crowe Horwath has reached Platinum status by getting their 1,000th client on Xero. Photo from the day (from left to right): Gavin Fernandes – Key Accounts Manager, Xero, Greg Emsley – Cloud Sponsor & Group Chief Information Officer, Crowe Horwath and me, Chris Ridd – Managing Director, Xero AU.
Here’s the media release we put out this morning:
Crowe Horwath achieves Xero’s Platinum Partner status
Leading accounting firm Crowe Horwath is the first partner in Australia to achieve Xero’s Platinum
Partner status, which is awarded to a group practice with more than 1,000 clients using Xero.
Crowe Horwath CIO, Greg Emsley, said the firm has enjoyed a constructive relationship with Xero
over the past several years and now have over 1,000 clients using Xero’s services.
“Our clients have reported benefits ranging from cost savings with no software to install, improved
business efficiencies and better financial management”.
“Crowe Horwath is committed to helping SMEs grow and as a leading accounting and financial
services firm, partnering with Xero has enabled us to provide our clients with advice from real-time
data feeds and the many add-ons which help further streamline processes for businesses” he said.
Xero Australia Managing Director, Chris Ridd, said online accounting software creates value for
partners and a competitive advantage for accountants, bookkeepers and financial advisors.
“Xero is proud to recognise Crowe Horwath as the first Xero Platinum Partner in Australia.
“The next generation of leading organisations are those who adapt to take advantage of easy-to-use,
collaborative applications, and who embrace innovation through cloud computing” he said.
Crowe Horwath is also a Platinum Partner with Xero in New Zealand.