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ACCOUNTANCY

A CALCULATED OUTSOURCING OF ACCOUNTS

Why is an increasing number of businesses outsourcing their finance function? asks Michael O’Brien, Partner at Kreston Reeves www.krestonreeves.com

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ost has historically been the main catalyst that instigates discussions about outsourcing. However, a more recent

their businesses forward and utilise the

and the latest software in a remote, but fully

external expertise available to them.

functioning, finance team. It also provides a

Following the advent of online accounting,

dedicated finance team to provide a client

development highlights the trend toward

accountancy and finance practices have

with support and advice relevant to them and

improving overall business performance

adapted and can now deliver virtual finance

their business needs. This team of advisors

becoming the main initiating focus for

teams. These teams benefit clients by providing

will have access to all relevant business data

outsourcing. Business owners want to drive

access to a range of highly skilled experts

in “real time”, enabling them to take an active,

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