Lisa Martin – Member of the Accountants + Tax Agents Institute of NZ (ATAINZ)

GoFi8ure ATAINZ MemberAt GoFi8ure we pride ourselves on being Members with Accounting Associations. A big congratulations to Lisa who become an official Member of the Accountants + Tax Agents Institute of NZ (ATAINZ) this week.

The Accountants and Tax Agents Institute of New Zealand (ATAINZ) exists to promote the welfare and professional development of its members and to represent members’ interests in New Zealand. It is unique in the New Zealand tax and accounting market because of its grassroots contact with members.

Being a Member of ATAINZ means each Member must comply with our Code of Ethics, which covers four main areas: integrity; trust and confidence; standards of service; and professional conduct. If you are looking to worth with a professional accounting firm come and talk to us. We take our our services and the quality of our work seriously. Email us to find out more.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Wellington Region Business Excellence Awards Finalist GoFi8ure – Professional Services Category

GoFi8ure were honoured to be named a Finalist in the Wellington Region Business Excellence Awards – Professional Services Category.

It was great to be in a room with so many successful businesses. You can check out the Awards introduction video by clicking here. 

To read the announcement click here. 

 

 

 

 

Another GoFi8urine WorkflowMax Certified!

Congratulations to Jamie who has completed his WorkflowMax Certification today – another achievement to add to your growing list!

WorkflowMax is an amazing tool for anyone who sells time and is looking for a tool/system that can do the following:

– Record time-sheets
– Prepare quotes
– Invoice progress and final invoices for jobs
– Enter purchase expenses and on-charge them to the client
– Have the ability to job manage from the beginning to the end
– Connect to Xero

 

There are so many things that WorkflowMax can offer businesses that sell time. To find out more send us a message – we are WorkflowMax Certified Advisors who can talk you through how it can work for your business.

GoFi8ure – Winner of the Bookkeeping Trainer of the Year Award– Gayle Buchanan Memorial Trophy

Winning the Gayle Buchanan Memorial Trophy was such an honour and privilege for Lisa Martin and the GoFi8ure team.

Click on the video image to see GoFi8ure accept this special award. #Hugabookkeeper #Bookkeepcon17

Succession Planning Guide by Xero

Have you got your succession plan sorted for your business?

Xero recently released their “The importance of Succession Planning” Guide specifically aimed at small businesses in New Zealand.

Xero’s succession planning report outlines strategies for working with business clients to plan for a successful exit well ahead of time. It helps advisors start the conversation about this important but often neglected topic.

Succession planning is an important part of your business model, so when GoFi8ure were asked to contribute to Xero’s Guide we jumped at the chance.

Executive Director Lisa Martin truly believes that every business needs to have a Strategy, a way to Execute it and a good Cash flow forecast.

To read the online Succession Planning Guide and the value information provided by these amazing contributors click here to read the guide.

 

GoFi8ure – WorkflowMax Certified Advisors

Congratulations to Tania Hayes and You Zhou for completing your WorkflowMax Advisor Certification. We love WorkflowMax and would love to help you use it for your business! If your business is looking at using WorkflowMax or you are currently using it and would like to learn how to utilise it better, get in touch.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Something exciting happened this month… We launched our NEW customised Website!

We launched our NEW customised Website! We invite you to check it out!

Over the past few months, we have been working with our Graphic Design team to get our new website live and we are so happy to finally be able to show it off to you.

With a fresh look and feel and customised design, our new website has been created to enhance your navigation experience. In our new site, you will have access to a full range of information including our services, blogs, news, events and advice – easily accessible and mobile friendly!

 

 

 

 

GoFi8ure announced Finalist in the Excellence in Business Product and Service Industries – Network NZ Business Awards 2017

We have some exciting news to share!

We are delighted to announce we have been named a Finalist in the Excellence in Business Product and Service Industries category through the Network NZ Business Awards 2017.

We are very excited about this announcement and couldn’t wait to share the good news with you. But the good news doesn’t stop there!

We have also been named a Finalist in the next stage which is the People’s Choice Award.

The People’s Choice Award will be decided by a 50/50 split between public voting and the judge’s assessment. So this is where we need your help!

Why should we be considered for the People’s Choice Award?

We would love the opportunity to win the People’s Choice Award. We work hard every day to help transform and support SME businesses. We are passionate about helping them flourish by having tidy, accurate and up to date accounts. We also love educating those around us and enabling business owners and their staff to make better business decisions.

Thank you from the bottom of our hearts for your support!
The GoFi8ure team

#bookkeepcon17 Winners GoFi8ure

GoFi8ure – Bookkeeping Trainer of the Year – Gayle Buchanan Memorial Trophy

Lisa Martin – Outstanding Service to the Bookkeeping Profession

What an amazing few days. Not only did GoFi8ure win the Trainer of the Year Award, GoFi8ure’s Executive Director Lisa Martin was also re voted in as NZBAI’s Vice President. To top it off Lisa was acknowledged with an Outstanding Service to the Bookkeeping Profession award #hugabookkeeper.

We are so honoured to have won the Bookkeeping Trainer of the Year – Gayle Buchanan Memorial Trophy at #bookkeepcon17 on Friday, 30th June. Thank you to Number Nurses who were sponsoring this award <3

We want local businesses to succeed. We want to help grow the local economy by providing high quality bookkeeping and training services. Our business is all about helping the SME market, and part of that is engaging with our clients and local community where possible.

 

 

 

GoFi8ure named Finalists in “Supporting Gold” category – Wellington Gold Awards 2017

We had an amazing night last night at the Gold Awards! The atmosphere and evening was incredible, not to mention the delicious food.

GoFi8ure are so honoured to have been named a finalist in the “Supporting Gold” category. To be a finalist alongside of some of the best companies in Wellington is very humbling.

Whilst we did not win this year, we are proud of the work and growth we have achieved thus far and look forward to entering again next year. We would also like to thank everyone who have supported us through our journey.

A big congratulations to all the winners and finalists of the Gold Awards 2017 – there were so many amazing companies that entered. You should all be very proud of your accomplishments and achievements. It was a fun night had by all!

“With a passion for educating and enabling business owners and their staff, GoFi8ure has lifted the lid and raised the bar on bookkeeping and accounting services in New Zealand.

When Directors Lisa Martin and Tania Hayes were asked what they wanted for SMEs they replied “We want local businesses to succeed. We want to grow our economy by providing high-quality bookkeeping, accounting and training services.

We help our clients ensure that their books and tax information is up-to-date and we educate business owners about new technology that can improve their business. Bookkeeping is necessary and all businesses should have qualified, well trained and enabled accounts personnel working in their business.”