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3 Considerations to Make When Choosing Online Bookkeeping Services

Accounting guides, Oct 1, 2015 2:03:00 PM


Whether you’re looking to offload your bookkeeping or modernize your back-office, online bookkeeping services are a sure-fire way, to gain greater efficiencies, have access to more real-time data and to tame what has traditionally been a frustrating, disorganized part of your business.

But before you go ahead and sign up with a provider, there are a few considerations that need to be made.

Guide to Achieving Paperless Accounting

Accounting guides, Sep 23, 2015 3:13:35 PM


When I ask business owners what the most painful part of their accounting is, a good majority of you undeniably say that it has to do with the pile of papers that comes along with it as your accounting is often messy, disorganized and inefficent.

Lucky enough, this trend can now be reversed as paperless accounting is certainly possible by following a few simple methods.

The Top 4 Online Payroll Services for your Small Business

Technology, Jul 30, 2015 1:25:00 PM


Making sure that your payroll is processed smoothly, accurately and on time is one of the biggest priorities in any business. One of the worst things you can as a business owner is being late on payroll or getting it wrong. As a result, choosing the right online payroll services is an important consideration to make.

How to Escape the Commodity Trap

Business, Jun 26, 2015 9:27:00 AM



There are over 2 million accountants and bookkeepers in North America.

2 million.

That’s a lot of accountants!

Why would a potential client choose you over the accountant down the street from you? What do you do that’s special or different? If you’re unable to answer that question, then chances are neither can your potential client.

Bringing something different to the mix is essential in terms of developing your firm, charging fair prices and ultimately having more fun in what you do.

Focus on what you do best, turn down the rest.

Business, Jun 26, 2015 9:23:00 AM


A lot of service businesses try to be everything to everyone. Whatever lead or contract that comes around is seen as additional revenues and we all know that turning down additional revenues is a big no-no, right?


Strategic Finance Magazine - "Moving to the Cloud"

Press, Jun 9, 2015 8:20:00 AM



There's a lot of buzz about moving to the cloud when it comes to accounting. CEO of public company Workiva took the time to have a chat with our Xen Master Ryan Lazanis to get more on the inside scoop on this cloud accounting revolution.

The IMA's Moving Accounting to the Cloud Webinar

Webinars & Presentations, Jun 1, 2015 3:00:00 PM



At the end of May 2015, our Xen Master Ryan Lazanis was invited to speak on a panel for the global Institute of Management Accountant's discussion about the profession starting to be moving accounting to the cloud. While we believe that there are a host of benefits related to cloud accounting for small businesses, it's evident that the profession is starting to emerge from the dark ages and think the same way as well.


Xen Accounting Selected by Intuit Canada to be a Member of its Accountant Council

Press, Jan 30, 2015 3:38:00 PM

Montreal, Quebec — January 30, 2015. Xen Accounting, today announced that it has been chosen by Intuit Canada as one of the members of the Canadian Accountant Council. Inclusion in the Canadian Accountant Council signifies leadership amongst its peers in the accounting profession in Canada in regards to using game-changing approaches and innovative technologies towards accounting services.

The Top 50 Cloud Accountants of 2014 (North America)

Press, Jan 23, 2015 3:34:00 PM

Our friends at Hubdoc have named the top 50 cloud accountants of 2014 and we were lucky enough to make the list. The original post can be found by clicking here.

Can the Technology Behind Bitcoin Transform the Accounting Profession

Bitcoin accounting, Jan 22, 2015 3:55:00 PM



We're pretty opinionated about disruptive, innovative tech here at Xen Accounting. But can the technology behind bitcoin actually replace what some of our firm does for a living?

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