The ROI Of An Accounting Degree

Is it too hard to become a CPA? Also, most companies continue to struggle to hire workers, we investigate the ROI of an accounting degree versus your other options, how to get an entry level job that requires 3 years of experience, Intuit's new bookkeeping certification (and how you can use it in your firm), how a video resume could get you your next job, is Intuit building QuickBooks Payroll Live? Zoom updates, Pry raises $4.2 million, Ramp, Zeel, Flexio, and Synder join the party, and more!

Show Notes

6:25 – Is it too hard to become a CPA? 
 
8:50 – Accounting profession having trouble with recruitment
 
11:00 – Most Companies Struggling to Hire Workers
 
12:20 – Which College Programs Give Students the Best Bang for Their Buck?
 
23:27 – “Entry-level” Jobs Require 3+ Years of Experience 
 
29:19 – QuickBooks Live Bookkeeper Info
 
31:58 – Intuit Bookkeeping Professional Certificate
 
33:40 – How a Video Résumé Can Get You Hired in the Covid-19 Job Market
 
37:22 – Intuit Quarterly Results
 
What’s new in QuickBooks Online: August 2021
 
45:44 – Why we’ve updated the bank reconciliation design
 
50:32 – Incoming Updates! Start Using Focus Mode, Limit Screen Sharing, and Seamlessly Transfer Meetings
 
52:43 – Pry Financials raises $4.2M to make startup accounting more approachable
 
53:43 – Ramp raises $300M at a $3.9B valuation, makes its first acquisition
 
54:48 – Balance raises $25M in a Ribbit Capital-led Series A to grow its ‘consumer-like B2B checkout platform
 
55:17 – Zeal Raises $13 Million Series A to Scale API Infrastructure Allowing Companies to Build Custom Payroll Products
 
55:46 – Brex Launches $150 Million Venture Debt Business
 
56:40 – Finexio Raises $8M To Build Out AP Software Suite
 
56:50 – Accounting platform Synder raises $2M
 
57:26 – Sensibill and FreeAgent Partner to Offer Digital Receipt and Expense Management Solutions to Small Businesses
 
58:46 – Pry Versus Quickbooks
 
60:34 – Short and Sweet – we got a review! Thanks, Vanessa! 



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