51 episodes

It’s time to hit the road with Aly + Andrew on their ‘most bodacious’ all Aussie accounting adventures! Run your own accounting firm? Maybe thinking of starting one? Perhaps you work inside one and want ideas on how to do things better. Well - Aly & Andrew will unpack their journeys and guide you through the how, what, why and when on topics that go straight to the heart of running an accounting business. So pour a bevvy of choice (Andrew will have a whisky + Aly a sparkling water) and join them around the accounting campfire for a good ole’ chat. And remember be excellent to each other accounting community humans and party on dudes!

Aly & Andrews All Aussie Accounting Adventures Aly & Andrew

    • Business
    • 5.0 • 12 Ratings

It’s time to hit the road with Aly + Andrew on their ‘most bodacious’ all Aussie accounting adventures! Run your own accounting firm? Maybe thinking of starting one? Perhaps you work inside one and want ideas on how to do things better. Well - Aly & Andrew will unpack their journeys and guide you through the how, what, why and when on topics that go straight to the heart of running an accounting business. So pour a bevvy of choice (Andrew will have a whisky + Aly a sparkling water) and join them around the accounting campfire for a good ole’ chat. And remember be excellent to each other accounting community humans and party on dudes!

    The Future of Accounting: The Next Decade and Beyond

    The Future of Accounting: The Next Decade and Beyond

    Does the Future of Accounting Give You the Heebie-Jeebies? Let’s Defreak It Together!" 🚀🔮
    Peering into the future can feel a bit like crystal ball gazing—exciting and a tad spooky all at once. What does the accounting landscape look like a decade down the line? Are we facing a world where AI bots nag us about tax deadlines, or will new regulations have us tangled in red tape? It's the mix of the unknown and the endless possibilities that both scares us and gets our pulses racing.
    In our newest series, Aly and Andrew are on a mission to defreak the future of accounting. Think of them as your friendly neighborhood fortune tellers, minus the crystal ball (and the creepiness). We're diving deep into what's on the horizon— from the thrilling advancements in AI and technology to the evolving dynamics of government regulations, and how the green wave of sustainability is set to redefine our profession.
    What scares us? The unknown. The idea of being left behind in a rapidly changing world. What excites us? Exactly the same thing. The pace of change means incredible opportunities to innovate, to make our work more meaningful, and to play our part in shaping a better world through sustainable practices. 
    So, what can we do about it? First off, breathe. We're in this together, and knowledge is power. By understanding the trends, we can start to take proactive steps towards embracing change, whether that's upskilling in new technologies, adopting more sustainable business practices, or simply starting conversations about the future in our communities.
    Throughout this series, we'll explore not just the what and the why, but the how. How do we prepare for these changes? How do we ensure we're not just surviving but thriving in the future of accounting? Join Aly and Andrew as they navigate through the murky waters of the unknown, turning fears into action plans and excitement into pathways for innovation.
    Let's defreak the future, step by exciting step. Ready to join us on this journey? Buckle up; it's going to be a wild ride!

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    • 35 min
    LIVE FOMO Friday | Bringing the Love to the Accounting Profession

    LIVE FOMO Friday | Bringing the Love to the Accounting Profession

    Dive into the heart of the accounting world with our Valentine's Day podcast. It's a love letter to us all, where we laugh, learn, and lift the veil on what really makes the accounting profession tick. From tackling the big questions that keep folks from embracing or sticking with accounting, to a special feature with Will Buckley, we're bringing the love back. 

    Accounting isn't just about crunching numbers; it's about shaping futures. We crack the code on how societal views of this profession are changing and why our image is due for an upgrade. From the classroom to the boardroom, we discuss the pivotal role of educators in sculpting a new generation of accountants and the importance of sharing the hidden charms of a career often misunderstood. 
    We reflect on the resilience and adaptability required to thrive amidst economic shifts, spotlighting the often-overlooked impact accountants have on everything from nurturing small businesses to influencing national budgets.  Go us!

    So join us on this adventure to share a laugh, and maybe, just maybe, you'll see the accountant's journey in a whole new light.

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    David Easton (@davidjeasty) | Instagram

    • 48 min
    Unwrapping the Festive Season: The Christmas Episode

    Unwrapping the Festive Season: The Christmas Episode

    Join us for a festive episode of our podcast, where we celebrate the year that was! This special edition gathers the whole gang - Andrew, Aly, AJack, and Amy for a heartfelt and engaging chat.
    Together, we stroll down memory lane, reflecting on the experiences that shaped our year. We share the lessons we've learned and express our excitement for what's on the horizon. It's a blend of nostalgia, learning, and anticipation as we look forward to the coming year.
    So, whether you're busy with holiday preparations, enjoying a festive meal, or simply soaking up the summer sunshine, tune in for a relaxed and joyful conversation.  

    Wishing you a Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year from our podcast family to yours!
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    Illumin8 | Purpose-led cloud-driven accounting humans

    MUSIC
    ENTENTE (@ententemusic) | Instagram

    PRODUCTION
    David Easton (@davidjeasty) | Instagram

    • 35 min
    Leaping into Business Ownership: From Senior to Owner

    Leaping into Business Ownership: From Senior to Owner

    Do you have the guts, gumption, and pure unadulterated risk appetite to transition from being an employee to owning your slice of the business pie? If such a question stirs a curious and ambitious fire within you, then this episode of our podcast is tailored for you. We venture into the unknown yet thrilling realm of transitioning from a dependable employee to a daring business owner, specifically within the accounting sector.

    With a firm grasp on the reality stick, we delve into the nitty-gritty of equity ownership – the thrill, the challenges, and the potential complications. We dissect the dynamics of majority and minority ownership, the importance of trust, legal agreements, and the art of communication in maintaining a harmonious working relationship. The journey doesn't end there, folks. Aly and Andrew also highlight the importance of a strong brand, careful partner selection, the value of leadership courses, and the irreplaceable asset of mentorship in navigating these uncharted waters.

    As we draw the curtains on this enlightening episode, the spotlight turns to the mindset shift that accompanies this transition from a manager to a business owner. What is the difference between simply investing in a business and owning it? What additional value does an owner bring to the table beyond the financial investment? And most importantly, are you ready for the responsibility and risk that comes with owning a business? These questions and Aly and Andrew's shared experiences aim to provide invaluable insights and prepare you for the daring yet rewarding leap into business ownership. So tune in, and let's embark on this exciting journey together!
     
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    BGL SMSF administration and ASIC company compliance management software solutions
    FYI Document management for Xero accounting practices
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    Email: podcast@accountingadventures.com.au

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    Illumin8 | Purpose-led cloud-driven accounting humans

    MUSIC
    ENTENTE (@ententemusic) | Instagram

    PRODUCTION
    David Easton (@davidjeasty) | Instagram

    • 48 min
    Breaking the Glass Ceiling: A Female Perspective in Accounting (Part 2)

    Breaking the Glass Ceiling: A Female Perspective in Accounting (Part 2)

    G'day and welcome to Aly & Andrews All Aussie Accounting Adventures.

    In part 2 of this epic topic, Aly, the heroine of her own accounting tale 😆, continues to share her journey which is filled with laughter, triumphs, and some not-so-subtle eye rolls at the male-dominated accounting world. With over 30 years of fearless navigation, Aly shares her secrets to success, balancing work and motherhood like a pro.
    While they touch on the prickly issues of gender inequality, Aly's story is a beacon of hope. They have a candid chat about strategic career moves, the importance of self-advocacy, and why it's essential to empower the next generation of female accountants. Get ready for a dose of inspiration, some reality checks, and a hearty laugh or two.
    Yes, we address the less glamorous side too – toxic work environments and female representation. But fear not, we've got solutions up our sleeves. Mentors, education, and early career guidance take the spotlight. Allies, you're called to action! Let's create an inclusive and supportive space for everyone.
    Whether you're in the accounting world or just curious about gender dynamics at work, this episode is your backstage pass to the highs and lows, sprinkled with Aly's and Andrew's wisdom and a touch of humour. So buckle up for their next accounting adventure! 
     AAAAA IS PROUDLY BROUGHT TO YOU BY OUR  SPONSORS
    Paytron Eliminate multiple systems and centralise your entire cashflow data. Paytron covers all bases to drive efficiency for businesses and accountants. Manage funds, make and receive payments, and oversee employee spend all in one place.
    FuseSign Digital Signing, Done Simply. FuseSign is an affordable, intuitive and easy to use Digital Signing platform. Greater Control, Greater Flexibility, Greater Client Experience
    Practice + Pixels Digital marketing, website design and brands for accountants.
    BGL SMSF administration and ASIC company compliance management software solutions
    TOA Global Dedicated outsourcing solutions for Accounting firms in the USA, Canada, Australia, New Zealand, UK and across the globe
    FYI Document management for Xero accounting practices
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    Illumin8 | Purpose-led cloud-driven accounting humans

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    • 43 min
    LIVE from TOACon 2023 - Transformational

    LIVE from TOACon 2023 - Transformational

    Get ready for a  good time as Aly and Andrew take you on a wild ride from the Gold Coast! They're going all-in on the world of transformation with TOA Global.  Aly and Andrew are interviewing the big cheese himself, Nick Sinclair, the CEO of TOA Global, the masters of accounting offshoring. It's going to be a blast!
    In this rollercoaster of an adventure, we'll draw inspiration from endurance athlete Lisa Tamati, and learn that being relentless can lead to extraordinary results. Nick, the head honcho at TOA Global, is also here to drop some knowledge bombs.


    As we navigate the ever-changing landscape of 2023, we'll explore the transformations and challenges that have been thrown our way. Discover how personal responsibility and accountability are the keys to effecting change. Plus, we'll be forecasting the hottest trends in accounting, aiming to revolutionise the field and pave the way for a brighter future.


    But that's not all! We'll also take a deep dive into the trending phenomenon of outsourcing in accounting firms. With borders getting blurrier than ever, and talent from all over the world at our fingertips, could we be on the cusp of a new gig economy?

    And, of course, we'll raise our glasses to the power of community, knowledge sharing, and personal growth.


    Tune in for an episode filled with exciting discussions, motivational stories, and a cheeky dose of laughter!
     
     AAAAA IS PROUDLY BROUGHT TO YOU BY OUR  SPONSORS
    Paytron Eliminate multiple systems and centralise your entire cashflow data. Paytron covers all bases to drive efficiency for businesses and accountants. Manage funds, make and receive payments, and oversee employee spend all in one place.
    FuseSign Digital Signing, Done Simply. FuseSign is an affordable, intuitive and easy to use Digital Signing platform. Greater Control, Greater Flexibility, Greater Client Experience
    Practice + Pixels Digital marketing, website design and brands for accountants.
    BGL SMSF administration and ASIC company compliance management software solutions
    TOA Global Dedicated outsourcing solutions for Accounting firms in the USA, Canada, Australia, New Zealand, UK and across the globe
    FYI Document management for Xero accounting practices


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    Email: podcast@accountingadventures.com.au

    CHECK US OUT
    ALL IN Advisory | Your squad of award-winning accountants, tax wizards, and business visionaries, perfectly tailored to elevate your biz. Let's soar together!
    Illumin8 | Purpose-led cloud-driven accounting humans

    MUSIC
    ENTENTE (@ententemusic) | Instagram

    PRODUCTION
    David Easton (@davidjeasty) | Instagram

    • 31 min

Customer Reviews

5.0 out of 5
12 Ratings

12 Ratings

Neth Yapa ,

A Five star podcast for Learning and Laughter

Such a great podcast! The content is not just good - it’s exceptional. As an intermediate accountant, I’ve always wanted to get inside the minds of partners and understand their thought processes. This podcast has been an invaluable learning tool in that regard. If you are an accountant looking for an outstanding podcast that will make you smarter, keep you engaged and bring a smile to your face, look no further.

S.Yarrum ,

Accountants having fun

It just sounds like they have too much fun making this podcast sometimes. I enjoy all the jokes and the serious stuff really helps in my own business.

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