Balancing the Books will be taking place on 10 November 2022 at The Edge, in Melbourne’s Fed Square, and is a half-day forum designed to celebrate the professional advisory community and reflect on 2022 alongside key industry influencers.
“Balancing the Books gives us an opportunity to reflect on the past year alongside both tech vendors and advisors from the profession. I can’t wait for an afternoon of productive, independent debate toward a more robust industry while we celebrate International Accountants Day plus Global Bookkeeping Week,” said Alex Haughton, Accountex Commercial Director
The afternoon’s program will cover four topical areas including: Building Team & Culture, Tech Partnering with the Profession, Drivers of Growth & Innovation and Keys to Implementing Effective Systems in Your Firm. Each session will feature an impressive panel of industry leaders and experts, addressing some of the key challenges and major talking points of the industry.
“Understanding how to implement technology and unlock innovation has the potential to make advisors’ roles easier. This is our foundation for what we look to as our contribution to this thriving industry,” said Alex Haughton, Accountex Commercial Director.
The first session of the day, Building Teach & Culture, will feature Alexi Boyd, CEO of COSBOA, Nick Sinclair, Founder of TOA Global and Will Buckley, Country Manager at Xero. This session will explore the challenges and opportunities of attracting talent in a post pandemic world, the changing dynamics of the labour force market and what accountants and bookkeepers can do to ensure their business is well positioned to care for the needs of current and future team members.
Other expert speakers that have been announced include:
- Gavin Fernandes, Senior Partner Manager, MYOB
- Andrew Conway, CEO, Institute of Public Accountants
- Daniel Tramontana, Chief Operating Officer, BGL Corporate Solutions
- Noel Tiufino, Managing Director, My Accounts
- Rebecca Mihalic, Head of Accounting – APAC, Ignition
- Matthew Addison, Executive Director, Institute of Certified Bookkeepers
Held on 10 November 2022 from 3pm – 7pm, this afternoon of thought-provoking panel discussions also includes networking drinks and canapes, offering delegates a unique opportunity to network with peers from the profession, progressive tech companies and key membership bodies well into the evening.