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Feb 2019

Practice management series - 1

What to Consider when Evaluating the Service Provider’s Technology Platform

By: Odyssey Outsourcing
Tags: internet, software, Technology

As we all know, technology is the backbone of the outsourcing practice. A reliable and secure technology platform of the OSP gives much more confidence for the accountants to outsource accounting, taxation and bookkeeping compliance. We will look into what criteria to evaluate the service providers’ technology platform. Internet speed and reliability What is the reputation of the Internet Service …

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Feb 2019

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The best moments

By: Odyssey General
Tags: Experience, Memories

The best moments usually occur when a person’s body or mind is stretched to its limits in a voluntary effort to accomplish something difficult and worthwhile. As we roll into February and everyone gives up on their new year’s resolutions it’s a good time to take a step back and think about the best moments from last year, or even …

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Jan 2019

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What your offshore workers really want… hint: it’s not cash

By: Odyssey Outsourcing
Tags: Australian Accountant, employee productivity, offshore worker

Forget the table tennis tables and the bean bags, the employees of today want a lot of different things, and it isn’t just cash. In this digital age, there’s certainly a lot of transition of employees after a year or two, and no end of consultants advising on what to do about ensuring your employees are engaged and happy in …

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Jan 2019

Practice management series - 1

Issues to consider when selecting an Outsourcing Service Provider – Part 1 of 2

By: Odyssey Outsourcing

Maybe the most difficult decision regarding the outsourcing is to find the right OSP. It is useful to go through the checklist of issues to consider when selecting an OSP. For this post, we will look at three themes: background, characteristics of the OSP and their staff. Background on the Outsource Service Provider Many accounting firms ignore the important background on …

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Dec 2018

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Outsourced Offshore Accounting Services: Why Australian Compliance work is heading overseas.

By: Odyssey Outsourcing
Tags: Accounting services, Enjoy your christmas break, Outsourced offshore, overseas

As we head into the Christmas season, and lots of us head overseas, it’s a good time to reflect on the past year. And it’s not just the Australians that are headed overseas, albeit for a short break. Over the past year we’ve seen an explosion of work headed overseas, with the main recipients being India, Philippines and Vietnam. With …

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Dec 2018

What kind of services can accounting firms Outsource?

What kind of services can accounting firms outsource?

By: Odyssey Outsourcing
Tags: Accounting services, Australian compliance, Outsourcing

Accounting firms normally outsource the business activities related to accounting, taxation and bookkeeping compliance. In the digital age, many firms are considering the outsourcing of other ancillary services such as marketing, sales and administration. The checklist below will help you identify which areas and which services you wish to outsource. Accounting function services Accounting compliance is the usual standard service …

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Dec 2018

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Australian Accounting Outsourcing Best Practice: why Outsourcing is the game changer.

By: Odyssey Outsourcing
Tags: game changer, offshore labour, Outsourcing Best practice

We’ve found some accounting firms headed over to the Philippines in search of additional resources, and thought it might be time to mention a few interesting facts. The offshore labour force is really an extension of your own office, but with labour issues occurring remotely. Most older style accountants still struggle with the new business model: don’t own your clients, …