Accounting Influencers Roundtable

Accounting
Influencers
Roundtable

Technology Best Practices for Progressive Accounting Firms

Daniel Teacher on the Accounting Influencers podcast with BD Academy founder Rob Brown

Daniel Teacher is the Managing Director at T-Tech and oversees sales within the business. He is also hands-on with T-Tech’s clients, a large number being the top 200 UK accountancy firms. Prior to T-Tech, Daniel worked at Deloitte as a Management Consultant for 4 years, on global transformational projects for some of the world’s largest banks. Shownotes:

  • How accounting firms differ in their approach to technology from other sectors
  • Why there are literally NO large accounting firms who are good with technology
  • The three types of accounting firms when it comes to technology
  • The single biggest reason accountancy firms have poor technology capability
  • Why clients have such low expectations of their accountants and the disastrous effects of that
  • What stops accountants from adapting better to technology in driving performance and profitability
  • The three aspects of keeping up to date with technology that accounting firms encounter
  • ‘Born in the cloud’ accounting firms usually tend to have less than 20 people
  • Technology advancement in accounting firms is vital for better client service
  • What accounting firms should do to avoid requiring so many different tech and software solutions
  • The cost of new accounting software is actually only a small consideration in bringing it into your firm
  • The biggest frustration in handling the Tech of a large accounting firm
  • Accountants are strong business advisors but often not good at running a business themselves
  • The key focus for accounting firms in coming years when it comes to technology
  • The best way to deliver technology change to accountants
  • The best ways to attract to talent to your accounting firm
  • Accountants note – the staggeringly high % of a client tax return that is not added value
  • Best advice for accountants who want to drive technological change through their firm
  • The biggest reason IT projects fail in accounting practices

Daniel Teacher on the Accounting Influencers podcast with BD Academy founder Rob Brown

Daniel is a patron of Norwood, one of the largest charities in London, and is a cycling enthusiast. He has participated in multiple charity bike rides in different locations around the world. He enjoys family holidays and has completed over 30 sky dive jumps!

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