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With the cloud computing market expected to reach $148.8 billion this year, cloud accounting is quickly becoming the new norm for many businesses.

A recent Microsoft survey of 3,000 businesses showed that more than 46% will be looking to their CPA’s and business associates for information and advice on moving to the cloud.

Your clients will be asking you about cloud accounting.  Are you informed and ready to respond?

This course will provide you with everything you need to provide valuable advice to your clients about moving their accounting and ERP systems to the cloud.

We will discuss the state of the cloud accounting software market, compare and contrast the major cloud accounting vendors and discuss the implications to your audit and consulting engagements when your clients use cloud based accounting software.

Don’t miss this important opportunity to provide value to your customers.

At the end of this workshop you will learn about:

  • Defining the Cloud – Cutting through the hype and defining the different approaches to cloud computing in simple, easy to understand terms.
  • Selection Challenges – Who can your clients trust to still be in business in five years?
  • Implementation and Integration Challenges – Why cloud accounting software can be significantly easier and incredibly more difficult…at the same time.
  • Audit Risks to Consider – How will you need to change your engagement approach?
  • Overview Cloud Accounting Software – What are the best solutions for small, medium and large businesses?
  • Security and Confidentiality Issues – Is your clients’ data safe and secure?

 About the Presenter

Headshot RoundDavid Fionda CPA, MS has been working with finance and accounting systems for more than 25 years and has taught CPE and professional development courses for more than 30 years.  Attendees consistently rate Dave’s workshops as excellent. Dave received the MSCPA’s Lamp of Learning Award in recognition of being their top CPE instructor. Dave is on the faculty of Bentley University, and is currently working on a faculty research project on security and cloud accounting.   Dave received his degree in Accounting from Bentley University and a Masters in Technology Commercialization from Northeastern University.

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