4Dm1n | 22 June 2015

Cloud Accountant – Accountancy Practice of the Future

The current buzz around the accountancy profession is all about how cloud accounting will shape the accountancy practice of the future.

At CloudAccountant.co.uk we aim to be at the forefront of this revolution.

A revolution that will see cheaper fees for clients, a better service and more time for the accountant to provide support and best advice.

All this with a fresh and innovative way of working. Working from anywhere, on any device, which will allow clients to get their work done on the go and will free up time currently being wasted on catching-up on admin or accounting & invoicing.

ICAEW
ICAEW (The Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales) has researched “Tomorrow’s Practice”. It recognises the use of technology to provide real time data and to help with the import of data. It identifies the importance of data security . It also focuses on the fact that accountants will need to provide additional add value services.
http://www.icaew.com/en/about-icaew/what-we-do/tomorrows-practice-the-journey

AccountancyWeb
AccountancyWeb identifies the saving in time and money in selecting hardware and software as it is all hosted externally. It also recognises with the improvement in data entry, real time information and financial/management reporting there will be more time spent running and managing the business.
http://www.accountingweb.com/article/how-chief-financial-officers-can-become-major-corporate-players/224503

Xero
Xero is a Cloud based accounting software that was originally launched in New Zealand but is now one of the UK’s leading accounting software providers. Xero follows the Saas (Software as a Service) Model. A key feature is the automated import of bank and credit card statements. All data is stored securely in the cloud.

KPMG
KPMG are one of the largest accountancy firms in the UK & the World and they have identified cloud accounting for small and medium sized businesses to be the way forward. They have launched KPMG Enterprise for sole traders, partnerships and limited companies. They are said to be investing £40m into Enterprise.

CloudAccountant.co.uk is part of Umbrella Accountants LLP Tel: 0800 121 6513