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Jul 2018

Reliable

How to determine the reliability of your Australian compliance Outsourcing company

By: Odyssey Outsourcing
Tags: Accounting Firms, Compliance Work, Odyssey

So you are likely to be considering outsourcing your compliance work overseas, but with the hundreds of companies available, how do you determine which one is right for you? Certainly there are loads of offshore companies bombarding your email inbox, smashing your social media feeds, and attending various workshops and seminars. Leaving aside the fact that workshops and seminars operate …

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Jun 2018

Australian compliance outsourcing: a level playing field

Australian compliance outsourcing: a level playing field

By: Odyssey Outsourcing
Tags: Ad hoc jobs, Australian Accountant, Full time resources

We’ve often predicated that Australian compliance outsourcing levels the playing field for Australian firms small and large. Odyssey has over 1,000 Australian accounting firms utilizing our services on an ad-hoc basis, which means as long as we receive one job during the year, then we’ll keep your account open. After a year with no jobs, we do like to make …

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Jun 2018

Outsourcing: Why chasing cost savings is failing Australian accounting firm owners

Outsourcing: Why chasing cost savings is failing Australian accounting firm owners

By: Odyssey Outsourcing
Tags: Price, Quality, Timeliness

Anyone who has heard of outsourcing probably thinks the primary motive is to save costs, and while this might have been the initial focus for a lot of Australian accounting firms, there are a lot of other reasons why Australian accounting firms have been tinkering with outsourcing models over the past two decades. For regional firms, there has always been …

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Jun 2018

Why some Australian accounting firms can’t make outsourcing work

Why some Australian accounting firms can’t make outsourcing work

By: Odyssey Outsourcing
Tags: Accounting Firms, australian accounting

Last week we went through the history of Australian accounting outsourcing. Our CEO David Carter has led the Odyssey in outsourcing to over 1,000 Australian accounting firms over the past 15 years, and Odyssey has completed in excess of 250,000 Australian returns. So we feel we have enough depth and breadth to talk a bit about why some firms can’t …

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Jun 2018

The history of Australian accounting outsourcing, and why finding quality providers is hard

The history of Australian accounting outsourcing, and why finding quality providers is hard

By: Odyssey Outsourcing
Tags: australian accounting, History of outsourcing, Odyssey

Our CEO David Carter has led the Odyssey in outsourcing to over 1,000 Australian accounting firms over the past 15 years, and Odyssey has completed in excess of 250,000 Australian returns. So we feel we have enough depth and breadth to talk a bit about the history of Australian accounting outsourcing. Going back to the year dot, when Australian accounting …

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May 2018

What Australian accounting directors fear most about Outsourcing...

What Australian accounting directors fear most about Outsourcing…

By: Odyssey Outsourcing
Tags: Accounting Directors, Australian Accountant, Outsourcing Fears

We recently had a group of Australian accounting directors confide in us their top 12 outsourcing fears. As conveyed to Odyssey, here are the top 12: 1. Ethical issues. Is there going to be a lack of support from other directors, staff, and customers. Are any of these parties worried about jobs moving offshore. Will this lead to motivational issues, …

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May 2018

Will the rise of the Gig economy hit Australian compliance, or outsourcing?

Will the rise of the Gig economy hit Australian compliance, or outsourcing?

By: Odyssey Outsourcing
Tags: Australian compliance, gig economy, Outsourcing

It was interesting to note the Australian economists remarking on the Australian economy earlier this year note that in January there was a 16k increase in employment consisting of a 50k drop in full-time employment and a 66k increase in part-time work. At that time the economists were estimating a 20k increase in employment. It’s interesting to think further on …

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May 2018

The (Accounting) Outsourcing/Offshoring Firm of the Futur Part 1

The (Accounting) Outsourcing/Offshoring.. Firm of the Future…Part 1

By: Odyssey Outsourcing
Tags: Outsourcing, workforce

With the competition for offshoring and outsourcing heating up, we thought it might be a good time to look at the future of offshoring and outsourcing. In looking at the firm of the future, there are several obvious recent trends that will impact the future of work completed offshore. Amongst these trends are: Mobility of workforce. Previously many foreign students …