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Ascent Conference: Finance & Accounting Playbook

A few weeks ago, I had the pleasure of participating in this year’s Ascent Conference, a staple of the startup, SaaS, and venture capital communities in the Greater NYC area. Because of COVID, the event was held virtually. I gave a keynote presentation on “How to Extend Your Runway with a Finance and Accounting Playbook.” As the founder and CEO of AcctTwo, a services and technology company delivering the Future of Finance and Accounting to nearly 1,000 organizations throughout the country, my team and I have firsthand experience implementing the processes, controls, and technology needed to optimize financial resources for SaaS companies at variety of growth stages. As a result of this experience, we’ve developed a Finance and Accounting Playbook that I shared during the keynote. The effects of COVID-19 for the past few months have only reinforced the need for this kind of planning.

Topics: SaaS accounting outsourcing Accounting SaaS General

Benefits of Outsourcing Church Accounting

At AcctTwo, since our team comes from the faith-based community, we not only understand how important it is for you to focus on your mission, we help you do it!

Topics: church accounting finance and accounting outsourcing Outsourcing accounting outsourcing technology-enabled outsourcing IT Church Accounting Software PEO Outsourcing IT Outsourcing Not-for-Profit and Faith-Based

What is BPaaS and Why Should it Matter to Your Business or Nonprofit?

AcctTwo CEO Shares Insight about the Changing Nature of Outsourcing

Back in March, AcctTwo's Founder and CEO, Marcus Wagner contributed a piece to Accounting Today's Accounting Technology section about the spectrum of cloud technology adoption, and how Houston and Austin, TX are a great representation of how cloud and SaaS have been received nationally. Accounting Today recently asked him to provide some insight into another piece of AcctTwo's business: Business-Process-as-a-Service or BPaaS, and that article was published this week.

Topics: business process outsourcing bpo F&A outsourcing accounting outsourcing BPaaS

Why Should You Spend Money on Software?

Don't Focus on the Software's Price-Tag, Focus on the ROI

An obvious question and subsequent discussion that comes up in this business is "How much does a software solution cost?" When a customer sees the price tag associated with any software purchase, there is an immediate, visceral, human reaction. The customer or company has most likely determined a specific budget for the new tool that's being considered, and even if that assessment hasn't been made with due diligence, there's some sort of ballpark number in most people's heads, or at least a limit, when they start to look at what's available. What often quickly gets lost is the return on investment of those solutions. 

Topics: Blog ROI return on investment accounting software information systems Software Total Cost of Ownership (TCO) SaaS accounting outsourcing Software Evaluation Software Return on Investment (ROI) Software as a service Informational Featured Posts total cost of ownership Consideration

Dispelling the Myths about Cloud Computing

Oracle's Rex Wang Helps Clear up Some Misconceptions about the Cloud

Cloud computing is transforming the way businesses think about and leverage technology. As a result, the general understanding of cloud computing has come a long way in a short time. However, there are still many misconceptions about what cloud computing is and what it can do for businesses that adopt this game-changing computing model. In this exclusive Q&A with Cloud Expo Conference Chair Jeremy Geelan, Rex Wang, Vice President of Product Marketing at Oracle, discusses and dispels some of the common myths about cloud computing that still exist today:

Topics: Blog information systems Intacct SaaS accounting outsourcing Cloud Computing / SaaS cloud Software as a service Cloud computing Accounting Software and Technology Industry Awareness

Understanding the Effects of Employee Fraud on Your Accounting System

John Verver recently wrote an article posted on CFO.com about the top areas of concern with regards to employee fraud. It's a great article, which made us want to draw attention to it, and it also got us thinking about the subject when it comes to what we do here at AcctTwo. 

Topics: Blog outsourced accounting accounting software back office Fraud Intacct Outsourcing accounting outsourcing internal controls Cloud computing outsourced back office Audit and Internal Controls Accounting Featured Posts Accounts Payable Awareness

Create Your Company's Future with Intacct

A great visual representation of what it means to have an obstructed and disorganized view of your company's financial picture...


Topics: Blog accounting software information systems Intacct SaaS accounting outsourcing software selection Software as a service Cloud computing Videos Accounting Decision

Ephor Group Chairman Garry Meier Talks About Lessons Learned in the New Economy for SMBs

Ephor Group Chairman Garry Meier Talks About Lessons Learned in the New Economy for SMBs, AcctTwo CEO Marcus Wagner talks about business process outsourcing for SMBs, Intacct Channel Executive Peyton Burch talks about the benefits of Intacct's on-demand accounting and financial management system.

Topics: Blog middle market shared services back office management reporting FAO information systems Intacct Professional Services Industry CFO F&A outsourcing SaaS Outsourcing accounting outsourcing Intacct Media Coverage Software as a service controller outsourced finance and accounting internal controls Cloud computing outsourced back office Videos Accounting compliance bookkeeping

Size Doesn't Matter

I've had many conversations with people about business process outsourcing (BPO) and finance and accounting outsourcing (FAO), and whether a company is either too big or too small for outsourcing to make sense. Some people take the position that smaller companies should outsource, but will get to a certain point where they should really bring their accounting function in-house.

Topics: Blog outsourced accounting middle market shared services back office FAO CFO F&A outsourcing Outsourcing accounting outsourcing controller outsourced finance and accounting outsourced back office Accounting Featured Posts bookkeeping

Here's a Head-Scratcher - The Value of Audited Financial Statements

I met with a banker yesterday from one of the top 3 big national banks. We were introducing him to AcctTwo and our business process outsourcing services for small and medium-sized companies. We thought he would appreciate knowing that his clients could use AcctTwo to generate more timely and accurate financial and management reports, and his bank would get their required financial statements and borrowing base covenant calculations much faster.

Topics: Blog outsourced accounting shared services back office management reporting Fraud FAO CFO Taxes F&A outsourcing Outsourcing accounting outsourcing controller outsourced finance and accounting outsourced back office Audit and Internal Controls Accounting bookkeeping