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Find out about what to look for in payroll software
ABN has partnered with Australian Payroll Association to bring members great payroll resources and support.
HR Online is a full service, National consultancy that offers a wide range of human resource documents for small business for their staffing needs
ABN Payroll has packaged all the essential payroll elements and created a turnkey payroll business.
ABA is a recognised professional bookkeeping association for BAS agents by the Tax Practitioners Board.
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Australian Payroll Association (APA) is the trusted advisor of many household names in Australian Business. They provide payroll compliance advice and guidance for employers and bookkeepers processing payroll. APA also offers the only nationally accredited payroll qualifications in Australia – the Certificate IV in Payroll Administration and Diploma of Payroll Management.
With payroll non-compliance being a major issue for small to medium businesses, obtaining in-depth payroll knowledge will allow you to fill a void for your clients and open up a new and potentially lucrative revenue stream for your business.
ABN members receive 10% off the Certificate IV in Payroll Administration and Diploma in Payroll Management (saving up to $575!). Simply log into your ABN Member Centre to find out more.
Stand out from the crowd and give your clients the reports and charts they need to manage their businesses – from cashflow forecasts to budget comparisons to customised KPIs.
Calxa makes that easy for you. By integrating with your accounting software, whether it’s MYOB, Reckon, QuickBooks or Xero, Calxa simplifies the whole process. Wizards and shortcuts make it easy to generate your first reports. Once it’s set up, it’s just one click to produce a bundle of reports for your client.
Many ABN members use their Calxa licence to provide a reporting service to their clients. Do away with your complex spreadsheets and save yourself hours of work, while providing a high-value, rewarding service. Calxa will provide you with webinars and training videos to get you started as well as ongoing support.
ABN members receive a 20% discount. To redeem this offer, visit the Member Deals webpage in your ABN Member Centre.
Group 314 has developed a nationally accredited program meeting the requirements of FNS40217 Certificate IV in Accounting and Bookkeeping especially for members of ABN.
The program has been created by industry experts to draw upon the existing skills and knowledge of participants and ABN members receive discounts on the financial services qualifications offered by Group 314. In addition Group 314 offer a range of CPE activities such as a course in the Tax Agent Services Act 2009 (TASA), including the Code of Professional Conduct.
Advanced standing will be provided to reduce the time and cost involved in achieving the additional qualification. Learning and assessment may be provided through a variety of means such as personal coaching, mentoring and webinars. Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) is also available for those who are can demonstrate the appropriate levels of competency. Guidance and support is provided for the collection of evidence.
Upon successful completion of the program, you will receive a nationally recognised qualification which meets the minimum education requirements necessary to register as a BAS Agent under the Tax Agents Services Act 2009. Those undertaking FNS40217 Certificate IV in Accounting and Bookkeeping also have the opportunity to enrol in FNS50217 Diploma of Accounting or FNS50417 Diploma of Payroll Services.
The key benefit of undertaking Group 314 programs is that they are designed and facilitated by industry experts who have current and credible experience as practitioners. All programs are founded in the reality of business operations – you will be presented with practical information to provide you the confidence to use your skills in real life, and all within an adult learning environment.
ABN members receive a 10% discount off many of these qualifications. Contact Group 314 today!
Intuit is the world’s leading provider of small business accounting solutions. Our products and services help small businesses, along with their professional accounting advisors, manage their books online.
With over 1 million users, our flagship solution QuickBooks Online, makes it seriously easy™ for small businesses to raise invoices, track expenses, pay their team and monitor their stock anywhere, anytime and on any device.
And to help Australian accounting professionals support their small business clients, our ProAdvisor program provides all the care, tools and training to grow their practice through strong business relationships with their clients.
MYOB offers online accounting for every stage of business
Over 1.2 million businesses trust MYOB to provide the best possible accounting solution. From simple solutions that make bookwork quick and easy, to feature rich options for the more established business.
Whatever solution your clients need they’ll be backed by:
With over 20 years' experience, MYOB has established strong industry relationships and commits over $30M annually to ensure the product is up-to-date with any industry and technological advancement.
Add new, higher profit payment services to your bookkeeping business without needing extra staff or time.
PayVu enables you to make payment recommendations to clients to pay supplier invoices, wages, taxes and superannuation for approval via their mobile phone in just minutes.
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Reckon is an ASX listed and Australian owned company with over 25 years’ experience delivering market leading solutions to bookkeepers and accountants, legal professionals and small to medium sized businesses. Our software solutions are designed to make accounting faster, easier and more productive.
Our game changing online accounting software, Reckon One, is built for everyday business owners and lets them add or remove features such as invoices, bank data, payroll, projects, time and expenses according to their business needs.
Our free Cloud Advisor program is great for bookkeepers with access to software, Reckon One commissions, dedicated partner support, training resources and more. We are dedicated to working together with our partners to help grow and improve their businesses.
Reckon is a proud sponsor of ABN including the ABN Conference.
Sage energizes the success of businesses and their communities around the world through the use of smart technology and the imagination of our people. Sage has reimagined business and brings energy, experience and technology to inspire our customers to fulfil their dreams. We work with a thriving community of entrepreneurs, business owners, tradespeople, accountants, partners and developers who drive the global economy. Sage is a FTSE 100 company with 14,000 employees in 24 countries.
Our Globally succcessful Sage One product was launched in Australia in June 2015. It offers simple and secure online accounting for small businesses to collaborate online anywhere at any time with their bookkeeper and Accountant.
Our Sage One Adviser program is free to join and has an uncomplicated structure which enables bookkeepers of all sizes to reap the benefits. It includes free access to the software, generous rebates programs, free education and training, bookkeeper directory listings, ongoing Partner Management and responsive phone and online support.
Sage One is looking forward to building strong relationships with Bookkeepers in Australia and is committed to supporting a variety of initiatives with ABN.
Sunsuper is a valued partner of ABN and we work with bookkeepers and accountants across Australia. We’re proud to deliver solutions that help create efficiencies and reduce the administrative burden associated with running a business. We’re here to support you every step of the way as your superannuation experts.
Sunsuper has been taking care of its members’ superannuation savings since 1987 and is today one of Australia’s largest and fastest growing superannuation and retirement businesses, managing more than $33 billion in retirement savings for more than one million members, as at 31 January 2016. We’re one of Australia’s most highly rated funds, and our ratings and awards can be found at sunsuper.com.au/ratingsagencies/.
Xero is an of online accounting software solution that connects small businesses to their advisors and other services. Xero provides business owners with real-time visibility of their financial position in a way that's simple, smart and secure.
At its core, Xero is a powerful and comprehensive accounting system, complete with accounts receivable, accounts payable, credit notes, budgeting, accounts reporting, payroll, management reporting, expenses, fixed assets, GST returns and more.
ABN continues to work with Xero to benefit ABN Members. Xero are corporate sponsors of many ABN events including our Conference.