Why Generational differences matter for Australian compliance preparers

David CarterGeneral

Generational approaches

Change continues to happen at a massive pace in the Australian accounting compliance industry, and in this current time we have interestingly several different generations participating in the preparation of the same sets of compliance work, but using vastly different tools and different skill sets. I was thinking the other day about an accountant that I’m in discussions with, who … Read More

The (Accounting) Outsourcing/Offshoring.. Firm of the Future…Part 2.

David CarterOutsourcing

The (Accounting) Outsourcing/Offshoring.. Firm of the Future…Part 2.

With the competition for offshoring and outsourcing heating up, we thought it might be a good time to look at the future of offshoring and outsourcing. Last week we look at the trends we believe will impact the future of work completed offshore. Taking these trends into account, we put down our thoughts on what these trends actually mean for … Read More

The (Accounting) Outsourcing/Offshoring.. Firm of the Future…Part 1

David CarterOutsourcing

The (Accounting) Outsourcing/Offshoring.. Firm of the Future...Part 1

With the competition for offshoring and outsourcing heating up, we thought it might be a good time to look at the future of offshoring and outsourcing. In looking at the firm of the future, there are several obvious recent trends that will impact the future of work completed offshore. Amongst these trends are: Mobility of workforce. Previously many foreign students … Read More

Finding work life balance for Australian accounting firm owners

David CarterGeneral

Looking at the next generation entering the workforce the older generation frequently comment “things were different” when they entered the workforce, and that older generation were lucky to have a job. That older generation probably forgets that each new generation is accused of being less resilient than the previous generation. Certainly it can’t be denied that a “job for a … Read More