January was a lovely month for us down on the west coast. On top of the abnormally sunny winter, we ushered in the new year with some new hires, a partner webinar with our friends at RTOWN and more. Here’s what we’ve been up to this month!

‘How Enkel Backoffice Solutions is Building a Modern, Scalable Practice’ by Receipt Bank

We always enjoy working with our app partners on co-branded initiatives. Earlier this year, we spoke with our friends at Receipt Bank about how third-party applications like theirs have allowed us to build a scalable practice. The accounting industry is undergoing a technological shift towards automation and apps like Receipt Bank allows users to automate their invoice management process.

With Receipt Bank, users can easily take a picture of their invoices and the Optical Character Recognition technology reads and codes the invoice accurately on the app. The invoice is digitized and stored on the app. This eliminates the need for a physical document storage system as well as the manual data entry usually required. Bookkeepers can, therefore, provide clients with proactive business advice instead of mere manual data entry.

Technology has and will always be one of our fundamental pillars at Enkel as we continue to scale our practice. We would like to thank Receipt Bank and their lovely content team for putting together this case study, allowing us to reflect on the positive impact our third-party app partners have made on our practice.

‘Bring Your Company’s Bookkeeping into 2019’ Webinar

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On January 30th, we held our first ever webinar at RTOWN, a Vancouver-based digital marketing agency. RTOWN helps local businesses succeed through digital marketing solutions such as search engine optimization, website optimization and social media.

The webinar was co-hosted by RTOWN’s CEO & co-founder, Luke Aulin, and our CEO & co-founder, Omar Visram. Both Luke and Omar shared with the audience members about how their industries (marketing & accounting) have been disrupted by cloud technology.

With the rise of cloud-based accounting software like QuickBooks Online and Xero, business owners are able to streamline their bookkeeping process while reaping benefits like reduced costs and greater efficiency. Moreover, with third-party applications like Expensify, Receipt Bank, Plooto and Zapier, business owners can automate and improve the efficiency of their back office. This allows business owners to focus on growing their business without having to worry much about managing their back office processes.

We would like to thank RTOWN for helping to put together this webinar and for giving us this opportunity to share our wisdom with local small businesses.

New Hire

This month, we welcomed a new VP of Sales to our Enkel Team. As we continue to grow, we are always on the lookout for great talent to join our team. To learn more about our job openings, please visit our Careers page to view our current job openings!

At Enkel, we help small business owners streamline their back office processes like bookkeeping and payroll through the use of cloud technology. With our team of professional accountants and experienced bookkeepers, our clients can focus on growing their business while we ensure their books are up-to-date. Whether your organization is located in Vancouver, Calgary, Edmonton, Toronto or anywhere else in Canada, we’ve got your back office needs covered! Contact us today for more information.

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