Excerpt from Uniting Bookkeepers
We received a comment from Ingrid Edstrom, a bookkeeper in the US, who was presenting a paper called, Redefining Bookkeeper for Today and Tomorrow at Accountex 2016. Ingrid wrote that “Bookkeeping is now a highly specialized profession that requires an amazing combination of tech-savvy, business acumen, and people skills.” How apt is this statement! I encourage you to have a read of Ingrid’s paper, and widen your thoughts on how you can bring automation into your business.
Read the whole article here: http://www.unitingbookkeepers.com.au/Blog/June-2016/Building-your-Business-to-be-Sustainable-%E2%80%93-Part-1.aspx
Ingrid Edstrom is the Priestess of Profits at the award winning bookkeeping firm, Polymath LLC. She has been recognized as one of the accounting profession’s Top 40 Under 40, Most Powerful Women in Accounting, and the 2017 Top “Up-N-Comer” ProAdvisor. She is a certified FICB (Fellow member – Institute for Certified Bookkeepers), and she has been instrumental in establishing the ICB in the United States, including launching their new webinar series. Ingrid is the creator the AskABookkeeper.com online education series, a member of the Intuit Trainer/Writer Network, and leader of the Southern Oregon Woodard Group. When Ingrid is not teaching or playing her favorite video game (QuickBooks!), she is usually playing Irish music or frolicking with her goats.