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Out of the office but still on the job: Continuous accounting helps finance departments carry on
Scores of finance teams around Australia are working remotely but those which practise continuous accounting are likely to find it easier to maintain business as usual while they’re out of the office.
Interview: Blockchain's opportunities for NGOs, charities & not-for-profits
The third ledger' could transform the way that organisations interact with each other, says Dr Sanjaya Kuruppu.
Xero pushes pause on planned price increase due to COVID-19 crisis
"The price increase to Xero Starter, Standard and Premium plans that was going to happen on 1 July 2020 is now delayed until further notice."
BlackLine offers free finance and accounting services to help business get through COVID-19
BlackLine has made a number of its services complimentary as it looks at ways it can help accounting teams operate during the COVID-10 pandemic.
Xero and Square buddy up for enhanced integration
Invoices can be paid instantly with Square and are automatically recorded in Xero, reducing admin time for businesses.
Five key features organisations need in an accounts payable solution
Accounts payable automation streamlines the invoice processing workflows in an organisation, Upstream Solutions says.
APAC firms struggle to meet new lease accounting standards
Most businesses across Asia Pacific will spend much of 2020 trying to work towards full compliance with the IFRS 16 lease accounting standards, as organisations tackle major challenges.
Workday unveils strategic new products, customer win and appointment for APAC operations
HR leaders are now under more pressure than ever to effectively manage and develop their people as they encounter a new world where technology is reshaping every job.
Growing enthusiasm for Inland Revenue's new provisional tax option
“More businesses are opting to take the guesswork out of provisional tax in favour of the greater certainty that AIM provides."
Grow NZ Accountants plans to disrupt NZ's 'dying' accounting industry
New Zealand’s accounting industry is ‘dying’ – and it’s a case of innovate or fade away before automation displaces traditional business accounting entirely.
Excellence in accounting celebrated at MYOB’s Partner Awards
MYOB awards high-performing accounting practices, partners and individuals across Australia and New Zealand.
BlackLine launches new tiered alliance program for consulting partners
The program is designed to provide an even greater level of expertise and service to enterprise and mid-market customers undergoing digital financial transformations.
Why finance and IT must work together to implement RPA
In the accounting department, robotic process automation sees automation software running on a workstation perform many of the tasks formerly carried out by accountants.
Business management proving a struggle for Kiwi SMEs
"Money management and cash flow are always one of the biggest concerns for small business owners. When you're working up to seven days a week managing sales, people, marketing and regulations, then fast, simple access to finance is crucial."
Businesses remain unprepared despite cybersecurity risk
"The quantification of cyber risk is not easy, but this is an area where financial professionals must take the lead given cyber attacks are a constant and success almost a given."
BlackLine moves on NZ with first country manager
The cloud-based finance and accounting solution provider is aiming to expand its local presence with the appointment of a dedicated NZ executive.
MYOB launches new compliance workflow beta
Users are invited to trial the new program, that promises to halve the amount of time spent on the compliance process.
Xero celebrates 1m subscriber milestone
“Our growth is an indication of the strength of the small business economy across Australia and New Zealand,” says Xero’s managing director of Australia and Asia, Trent Innes.
MYOB signs up 205,000 subscribers in 12 months
MYOB claims that it is now the fastest growing cloud accounting business across Australia and New Zealand, after taking on 205,000 new subscriptions in just 12 months.
CA ANZ prepares accounting industry for disruption
Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand (CA ANZ) has called on some of Australasia’s notable innovation communities to help future-proof the accounting industry.
Accredo schedules latest software release
Version 5 enhances system security and gives customers the ability to electronically file GST returns.
Uni students' cashflow solution scoops MYOB IT Challenge award
Four students from the University of Auckland scooped the top award at MYOB’s IT Challenge finals for their simple and intuitive cashflow calendar designed for small- and medium-sized businesses.
Xero celebrates partner achievements at annual awards
The Awards were held last night on the eve of Xerocon Brisbane, and this year they were even bigger than ever.
Xero pays NZ$103m to acquire Canada-based cloud bookkeeping firm
Xero will pay US$70 million (NZ$ 103 million) to acquire Canadian-based cloud bookkeeping firm Hubdoc.