Why are accountants so expensive?

Why are accountants so expensive?

I understand.  You are running a business and it’s hard to make money.  Then your accountant comes along and presents you with a high fee, anything from € 600 to possibly €1,500 or more per day for his or her work.  You struggle to understand why accountants are so...
The easy steps to changing accountants?

The easy steps to changing accountants?

Are you worried about changing accountants? Are you dissatisfied with your existing accountant but worried about changing accountants? This could be because you are fearful that it would be a lot more hassle than it’s worth? From time to time, I get asked by...
Cost of Part-time or Virtual Financial Controller

Cost of Part-time or Virtual Financial Controller

Cost of a Part-time or Virtual Financial Controller Are you running your own business and struggling with the finances?  You would love to have your own financial controller but you can’t afford a full time one. You have heard someone mention part-time financial...
ERP: Developing Cross-Functional Buy-In

ERP: Developing Cross-Functional Buy-In

Today we have a guest post from John Donagher of BSM. A few years ago, I did some work with BSM on developing the client requirements for RFPs for ERP systems. I worked with John then and he is very knowledgeable about ERP and implementing ERP. John recently posted...
ERP: Developing Cross-Functional Buy-In

Is Technology making accountants redundant?

A recent post on accountingweb pressed one of my buttons. It was from a business owner who asked if the technology was making his accountants redundant. He pointed out that much of what his accountant offered to do for him was now handled quite well by the software....