• Embracing the cloud

Embracing the cloud

Doing business on the 'Cloud' is transforming how your financial data is captured and processed and it moves business efficiency to a higher level so that you can actively pursue business opportunities without worrying about the back office.

Samoa is streaming ahead with its ability to globally connect through existing satellite technologies and soon to be completed additional next generation fibre optic connectivity. As a business person you can travel anywhere in the world and remain connected to your business through the Cloud.

By embracing Cloud technology and Cloud accounting systems your accounting and financial activities are simplified and more efficient. The real-time availability of information allows you to make clear and accurate business decisions saving you time and money.

Don't worry if it all sounds confusing or the fact that technology is constantly changing.  We can help you understand the jargon and help you successfully migrate to the Cloud.  Our BDO team are authorised partners for the following Cloud technologies and we assist you at every step of the way:

·         HR Easily - payroll and human resource software that includes payroll, leave and staff management capabilities

·         Xero – simple, flexible accounting software that you can access from anywhere, anytime even on your smart phone or tablet.

Contact your BDO Advisor today to discuss what the right cloud-based solutions are for your business.

HR Easily

HR Easily is a cloud based human resource system that includes Payroll Easily, Staff Easily and Leave Easily and is fully integrated with Xero. Together with BDO's Business support and outsourcing services your human resource function has never been that easy to manage.    

PAYROLLeasily is comprehensive with all the features you need to make managing payslips simple and efficient. Fully compliant with Samoa tax and statutory deductions your payroll can be processed anywhere, anytime. 

Your employees are your most valuable asset. STAFFeasily provides you with all the resources you need to make HR management as easy as 1-2-3. Digitise your staff's documents and generate employment letters. Take the next step and optimise your personnel management systems with STAFFeasily.

LEAVEeasily is an intelligent leave management system that is fluid and efficient. It is flexible and accessible from anywhere, using any device. The perfect companion to a bonafide payroll system, LEAVEeasily comes free with your PAYROLLeasily subscription.

Xero

Xero, the world’s easiest to use online accounting software, lets business owners and their business advisors see their finances in real-time. XERO bookkeeping is the ultimate solution for busy business owners whose productivity and profitability depends on focusing on profit driven activities.  And when you combine the incredible power of XERO with the efficiency and dedication of BDO's Business support and outsourcing services, you have a partnership that automates the accounting process whilst you concentrate on transforming business opportunities into profit.

Xero is available anywhere at any time and accessible from any device that has an internet connection.  Furthermore, you can also download the Xero app for your smart phone and have true mobility for your office and finances including the ability to upload expense claims in real time.

BDO is the leading Xero business partner in Samoa and our BDO Xero experts can help you with:

·         Setting up your business in Xero and/or conversion from other systems

·         Accrual accounting including a cashbook with automated daily bank feeds and bank reconciliation, invoicing, debtors, creditors, fixed assets depreciation, simple inventory management, expense reimbursement, VAGST and management reporting

·         Reporting and variance analysis on actuals versus budgets

·         Real-time advice when you need it most

·         Creating meaningful reports.

·         Fully formatted and compliant year-end financial statements

·         Integration with over 400 third party programs

·         Locally available ongoing support and training through BDO experts.