How to Attract and Retain the Next Generation of Accountants

How to Attract and Retain the Next Generation of Accountants

Business Tips
The latest board exam result for accountants has just been released and many of you are probably eyeing for the crème de la crème you can hire for your firm while making sure the current pool you have stays. But do you know how to attract more so retain them? In a previous article we published, we discussed some of the traits of this new generation AKA the millennials, and how employers can manage them. Here we are sharing tips specific to accounting firms. Adapt to new technologies and trends We all agree that technology is unstoppable. We’re left with no choice but to embrace it. That doesn’t mean, though, that we have to replace our human resource with robots. Instead, what we can do is automate the simple repetitive…
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Here’s Why You Have To Ditch Your Spreadsheet Now

Here’s Why You Have To Ditch Your Spreadsheet Now

For Accountants
Can you think of any business that didn’t rely on spreadsheets as they start up?We’d bet you can’t. You see, spreadsheets have become so integral to every business that it’s the basis of a lot of financially related software we use these days.In accounting, we all agree that spreadsheets are way much easier to use than the traditional accounting methods our ancestors taught us.But it’s been almost four decades since the first spreadsheet, VisiCalc, was introduced to us, and don’t you think it’s time to put it to rest?Here are the five reasons we haveSpreadsheets can be complexThere’s no undermining a spreadsheet’s power when it comes to tracking sales, purchases, inventories, and whatnot. In fact, if we know just the right commands and formulas, we can turn the simple spreadsheet…
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Why 15 minutes is all you need to prepare BIR forms with Oojeema

Why 15 minutes is all you need to prepare BIR forms with Oojeema

For Accountants
  Let’s admit: Preparing BIR forms is one of the most daunting tasks in accounting and bookkeeping. It’s boring, painstaking, and eats up a lot of your time you could have spent on something else. This is especially true for those who are still using the traditional method AKA the spreadsheet. Let’s take the form 2550Q as an example. We all know that the second part of this form houses output taxes for different revenues. There’s the VATable sales, sales to government, zero rated sales, and so on. As you can probably see, going through each of these boxes, even with the help of spreadsheet takes a lot of time. Oojeema helps save you time by automatically computing output taxes as you go. Here’s a short video of how easy…
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