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Xerocon 2018

  Last week I had the privilege of spending time with the Aptus team at the always awesome Xerocon. Xerocon is the largest accounting technology conference in Australasia and is a chance for accountants, bookkeepers, tech providers and others in our industry to network and learn in an inspiring and innovative environment. At Xerocon the…

Congratulations James on becoming an FCA!

Congratulations to our Director and Co-Founder, James Solomons, on becoming a fellow of the Chartered Accountants Australia New Zealand (CAANZ) on the 2nd of August 2018. Receiving this prestigious fellowship recognizes and celebrates James’s outstanding contributions and professional achievements to the industry. The CAANZ is a professional membership body that supports business and financial professionals. Representing over…

Aptus is Innovator of the Year

On Friday 1st June, Aptus Accounting & Advisory won the 2018 Innovator of the Year at the Australian Accounting Awards. This award recognises the most innovative business in the accounting industry in Australia, acknowledging the business that best developed and capitalised on innovation. Winning this award was a true testament to our commitment to leverage…

Mile Sterjovski Shield

          Congratulations Winston Heights Public School Aptus had the pleasure of sponsoring the Mile Sterjovski Shield, which was held at Ted Horwood Reserve, 18th August. The day couldn’t have been more spectacular, and for what was suppose to be a winters day, felt very much like spring.   It was a…

Our Head of Accounting reflects on what International Accounting Day means

Our Director and Head of Account at Xero, James Solomons, reflects on what International Accounting Day means. International Accounting Day dates back to 10 November 1494 when a book describing the Venetian system of double-entry bookkeeping, written by Italian mathematician and Franciscan friar Luca Pacioli, was published.  Pacioli described the use of journals and ledgers, and…

6 Accounting Trends to Watch in 2016

Check out the article Director James Solomons has written for Digital First. Many business owners are still getting used to operating in the cloud but we’ve reached a critical mass in Australia and are deep in the adoption curve. Accountants who have led the transition to cloud are already realising the number of opportunities which…

“Universities need a big reality check”: How our education system is failing small business

Director James Solomons has been published online for his article “Universities need a big reality check: How our education system is failing small business” over on SmartCompany.   Australia’s education system isn’t gearing up graduates with the right skills to support the nation’s small businesses. Small businesses account for more than 40% of the Australia’s…