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How social media can help you win accounting clients

There’s no question that social media is a great networking and recruitment tool. But how can busy accountants use it to market their firm and win clients? Only a third of Australian businesses have adopted a social media presence, but Sensis recently reported that 79% of Australians now use social media. That means many business opportunities […]

How social media can help you win accounting clients

How social media can help you win accounting clients

There’s no question that social media is a great networking and recruitment tool. But how can busy accountants use it to market their firm and win clients? Only a third of Australian businesses have adopted a social media presence, but Sensis recently reported that 79% of Australians now use social media. That means many business opportunities […] … Read More

Dynamic Duos: The Future of Tax and Accounting

Dynamic Duos: The Future of Tax and Accounting

Almost half of Australian executives and a quarter of CEOs predict that their businesses will be significantly transformed in the next 3 years, either through adapting to new technologies or offering new products or services[1]. However, enterprise transformation is a challenging and iterative exercise. Acquisitions have been the preferred way to pivot into new markets, […] … Read More

Mentally Taxing: Wellbeing and the Accountant

Mentally Taxing: Wellbeing and the Accountant

October is Mental Health month. Only 3 percent of the world’s finance professionals are able to sleep soundly. The role of Senior Corporate Executive came in at number 7 in Forbes Top Stressful Jobs of 2017. And with increasing pressure from governments, boards and investors to disclose an accurate tax position, we as tax and accounting professionals, have our fair share of reasons to feel stressed, anxious and depressed. So what help is on offer? … Read More

SAP Ariba meets ONESOURCE & makes procurement and tax awesome

SAP Ariba meets ONESOURCE & makes procurement and tax awesome

It was just one week ago that the worlds of procurement, finance and IT were brought together by the SAP Ariba Live Conference, held at Sydney’s International Convention Centre over 22 and 23 August. The event provided an exciting opportunity for the Australian procurement industry to discover the potential of just what this fusion of […] … Read More

Five ways to grow your tax and accounting practice

Five ways to grow your tax and accounting practice

Winning new clients and growing a practice isn’t easy – it requires significant strategic thought. It’s important to tackle business growth from a number of different angles, focusing on internal and external opportunities. Follow these five key steps to create a multi-pronged growth strategy that will take your practice to the next level. 1.    Recognise […] … Read More

10 ways to provide exceptional customer service for your accounting clients

10 ways to provide exceptional customer service for your accounting clients

In the process of building a tax or accounting practice, it can be easy to lose sight of the customers who help you grow. Here are 10 ways to attract new customers and keep your existing ones happy. 1. Create a service charter This should lay out both big-picture goals (e.g. “We aim to maximise […] … Read More