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Accounting
One in five Aussies never reimbursed for work expenses
A new survey has exposed Australian employee job dissatisfaction, with many being left out of pocket for work expenses. 
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Accounting
Xero enters multi-year global partnership with PKF
“Xero and PKF are incredibly aligned organisations. Partnering at a global and local level will enable us to maximise our meaningful impact."
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Accounting
BlackLine launches Modern Accounting Playbook in APAC
The solution package is based on notable practices and aims to help companies get up and running on BlackLine's accounting automation platform.
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Accounting
CPA Australia delivers new customer experiences with MuleSoft
“Our team is now focused on extending their knowledge and experience with MuleSoft and working with our partners in the next transformation program.”
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Accounting
BlackLine awarded Controllers Council Seal of Approval
BlackLine has been awarded the Controllers Council Seal of Approval for Financial Operations Management, particularly for its accounting automation platform.
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Accounting
FinTech Easy Business App expands its finance app ecosystem
Fintech start-up Easy Business App (formerly Easy Payslip) launches a new invoicing solution specially built for small business owners, sole traders and accountants.
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Accounting
BlackLine bolsters financial management capabilities through FourQ acquisition
BlackLine CEO Marc Huffman says intercompany accounting is a ‘distraction’ within F&A for many multinational organisations.
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Accounting
Esker to acquire majority stake in Market Dojo, enhancing its procure-to-pay suite
Esker, a global cloud platform and AI-driven process automation solution company, has reached an agreement with the shareholders of Market Dojo, a UK-based eProcurement software company. 
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Accounting
Blackline achieves ISO/IEC certifications for security & data privacy
“Achieving ISO/IEC 27018 and 27701 certifications reaffirms our longstanding commitment to comply with information security protocol."
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MYOB
Forrester and MYOB finds NZ mid-market businesses losing 12.5 hours per employee a week - $2.2million per year
New Zealand mid-market businesses are losing up to a day and a half of time, per person, per week due to ineffective technology solutions.
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Cloud
Xero reveals the Xero App Store - Find, trial and buy apps
Xero has opened the Xero App Store, a new way for small businesses, accountants and bookkeepers to discover and purchase apps.
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Cloud
Xero launches new AI-powered forecasting and planning tools
The tools combine cash flow forecasting and advanced predictions, and are a ‘culmination of rigorous testing and development with the broader Xero community’.
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Accounting Software
FY2022: Why it’s a prime time for businesses to optimise their accounting operations
As the economies of Australia and New Zealand bounce back from the COVID-19 crisis, finance leaders should be focused on technological transformation.
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Payroll
New partnership sees new payroll tech available to NZ market
"We believe employers should have payroll software that uses the best-practice information security techniques and that every pay office needs to be a centre of excellence."
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Digital Transformation
BlackLine supports latest RISE with SAP offering
The BlackLine solutions, offered as SAP Solution Extensions, align with the value proposition of RISE with SAP to help customers accelerate their digital transformations.
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Accounting
VIQ Solutions resolves COVID-19 meeting transcription issues for accounting body
“VIQ Solutions delivered a tailored solution that met the organisation’s new needs when COVID-19 halted in-person hearings and meetings.”
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Accounting
MYOB launches a new business management platform
Payroll company MYOB has launched a new extension for its business management platform.
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Cloud Banking Solutions
BlackLine pads out capabilities within accounts receivable automation
BlackLine AI Intelligence is a new offering that provides deep insights into financial risks within a customer base.
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Accounting
MYOB unveils New Zealand winners of 2020 MYOB Partner Awards
"Their expertise and shared knowledge will continue to guide business health as we navigate our way through economic recovery."
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Accounting
BlackLine enhances support for finance and accounting teams
“The global pandemic is bringing to the forefront what we’ve seen for years.  Traditional manual accounting processes are not sustainable."
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Accounting
Seven ways to increase trust in accounting processes
The challenges caused by manual processes have been highlighted by the disruptions caused by the COVID-19 pandemic, which has led to finance teams working remotely. Processes that may have worked when everyone was in the same location now need to be replaced.
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Accounting
Video: 10 Minute IT Jams - Who is BlackLine?
In this interview, we speak with BlackLine A/NZ regional vice president Claudia Pirko, who discusses the role of automation and AI in finance departments and how COVID-19 has affected this.
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Data analytics
Out of the office but still on the job: Continuous accounting helps finance departments carry on
Scores of finance teams around Australia are working remotely but those which practise continuous accounting are likely to find it easier to maintain business as usual while they’re out of the office.
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Blockchain
Interview: Blockchain's opportunities for NGOs, charities & not-for-profits
The third ledger' could transform the way that organisations interact with each other, says Dr Sanjaya Kuruppu.