With over 15 years of experience in the accounting profession, Colin is an expert in cloud accounting software implementation, development, integration and best practice. Having registered as a professional accountant with SAIPA in 2004, Colin then went on to run a traditional SME accounting practice for eight years. In 2011, he founded South Africa’s first cloud accounting practice, Real Time Accounting, and was later appointed as the first certified Xero advisor in South Africa. Colin is the South African Country Manager at Xero.
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Below is a preview of what you can expect to learn in this recipe.
1 - How Did The Concept Of 'Beautiful Accounting' Come About?
2 - What Led You To Make The Shift To Selling Cloud Accounting Software?
3 - What Is Cloud Accounting - And What Are The Benefits?
4 - How Has Accounting Evolved?
5 - What Does 'Accounting Done Right' Look Like For Businesses?
6 - How Can Accounting Transform Their Business For The Better?
7 - What Are The Stakes When You Don't Do Your Accounting Right?
8 - What Can You Do To Get Your Accounts Up To Date If You're Behind?
9 - What Advice Do You Have For Entrepreneurs Who Are Not Financially-Minded?
10 - What Are Some Accounting Hacks For Entrepreneurs?
About This Recipe
Accounting has come a long way from paper ledgers and Excel spreadsheets. Now, with software packages such as Xero that charge a small monthly fee, a company's books can be up-to-date, proactive, compliant and beautiful to look at. We've asked the head chef over at Xero South Africa to unpack what's so special about accounting in the cloud.
What You'll Learn
In this recipe, you will learn on how accounting can change your business and life.
Learn from someone who speaks from a position of real authority, perspective and experience.
Implement practical tips and techniques learned in the trenches - doing, rather than talking.
Join a cohort of like-minded entrepreneurs in our growing community and share your learnings as you go.
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