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!
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!
Get in Touch
Thanks for listening and for the great reviews! We appreciate you! Follow and tweet @BlakeTOliver
. Find us on Facebook
and, if you like what you hear, please do us a favor and write a review on iTunes
, or Podchaser
. Interested in sponsoring the Cloud Accounting Podcast? For details, read the prospectus
, and NOW, you can see our smiling faces on Instagram
! You can now call us and leave a voicemail, maybe we'll play it on the show. DIAL (202) 695-1040
Need Accounting Conference Info?
Limited edition shirts, stickers, and other necessities
Want to get the word out about your newsletter, webinar, party, Facebook group, podcast, e-book, job posting, or that fancy Excel macro you just created? Why not let the listeners of The Cloud Accounting Podcast know by running a classified ad? Hit the show notes for the link to get more info.
Full Transcript Available Upon Request - firstname.lastname@example.org