Bookkeeping in the Age of Automation: Successfully Navigating Our Changing Profession

In this practical and interactive session you’ll learn how to unlock the key perspective that is lacking in the “budget bookkeeping” packages dominated by these larger accounting companies.

with Gabrielle Fontaine

The bookkeeping profession is at an inflection point due to large accounting and software empires. They are pushing the industry away from high-value, personalized support to automated, minimal services for the cheapest price.

In this practical and interactive session you’ll learn how to unlock the key perspective that is lacking in the “budget bookkeeping” packages dominated by these larger accounting companies, and walk away with…

  • How you can gain an almost unfair advantage against the commodity bookkeeping trend and win your clients’ loyalty
  • Streamline your own processes to improve your own profitability while providing more of what your clients want most
  • Walk away with a checklist of the key components needed to create your reimagined growth path to a New Perspective Bookkeeping Firm
  • A live demonstration of how SmartVault is a key tool to use in building a frictionless and secure online experience for your bookkeeping clients
Gabrielle Fontaine
PB, ABSC
The Freelance Bookkeeper
Gabrielle Fontaine is a freelance Professional Bookkeeper and Advanced Certified QuickBooks ProAdvisor who assists tech-savvy consultants and self-employed professionals get their books under control, save taxes, and maximize cash flow and profits using the power of online apps. Gabrielle has been in business for over 25 years, and has been working 100% virtually since 2003. She is the author of the popular blog, The Freelance Bookkeeper, and produces online training programs, has been a popular guest speaker on business and accounting podcasts, as well as industry conferences.