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Course Details

Overview of Topics

  • Globalization and its impact on the accounting industry
  • Role of technology in changing business scenario and its effects on staffing
  • The context of remote working – a norm
  • Evolution of offshore staffing
  • India – the key ecosystem providing an ideal destination
  • Offshore hiring pattern for Small and Mid-sized accounting firms – as a solution for creating long term value
  • How it works?
  • Busting the myths
  • Tasks offshore staff can and cannot do
  • Best practices for working with offshore staff.
  • Due diligence for hiring remote staff
  • Introduction to Entigrity

Why You Should Attend ?

If you’re a Small, mid-size & regional accounting firm, and have never explore offshore staffing or have just heard about or has been apprehensive about offshore staffing because of no. of reasons like

  • Data Security & Privacy.
  • Time Zone Differences.
  • Skills or Experience of Offshore Staff.
  • How it works?
  • Or any other.

This webinar will go in details about how offshore staffing with case studies & how it works and highlight how accounting firms with offshore staffing can achieve:

  • 30 to 60% growth in profitability
  • 150 to 300 hours of workload reduction for owners/partners
  • 250 to 500 hours of workload reduction for staff members
  • 20 to 30% of compounded annual growth in revenue over a period of 5 years

Course Description


Staffing is and always has been the #1 challenge in the accounting industry, the AICPA PCPS Survey 2019 confirms this. The BIG 4 & Larger Accounting Firms realized this in the early 90s and leveraged offshore staffing for acquiring & retaining qualified and experienced professionals in emerging economies. With rapidly progressing technological advancements, this strategy reaped great rewards and continues to do so. However, small, mid-size & regional accounting firms couldn’t follow their footsteps and haven't been able to reap similar benefits. In this free CPE Webinar you will learn how small and mid-size accounting can leverage offshore staffing. Benefits of Offshore Staffing:

  • Hourly wage ranges from $9 to $14/hour.
  • Flexible weekly hiring options of 10 | 20 | 30 | 40 hours/week or OnDemand Hiring.
  • No payroll taxes, no compliance, no benefits/health insurance, no infrastructure costs, no overheads
  • Hire as per your Needs - (Shortlist from pre-screened resumes, interview, test and hire)
  • No recruitment fee or upfront fee | Flat and transparent pricing | No long-term commitments
  • Tax Season only hiring

Entigrity is #1 Offshore Staffing company exclusively working for accounting firms in United States and has 500+ accounting firms nationwide and continues to be the trusted partner for their staffing needs for 8 years.

Learning objectives

  • Learn how you can hire offshore staff from $9/hour to $14/hour. And the flexibility in hiring options.
  • Learn how Offshore staffing works, why Entigrity is #1 offshore staffing company and how it is similar and different from local staffing.
  • Learn How Offshore staffing can double you profitability without increasing $ in revenue.
  • Understanding How Entigrity have been working with 500+ accounting firms and helping them with offshore staffing
  • Learn Case Studies on How Accounting/CPA firms have, Increase Profitability, increase Capacity, Reduce Overload and Built competitive advantage using offshore staffing.

About Presenter

Mike Goossen, CPA


[email protected]

Mike has more than 30 years of experience as a CPA. As Vice President at Entigrity Remote Staffing, he has advised 500+ accounting firms in leveraging remote working and offshore staffing for higher growth and profitability. He is also the author of “Principles of High Performance Leadership”.

Entigrity is the trusted remote (offshore) staffing partner of 500+ accounting and tax firms nationwide. With Entigrity, mid-size & regional accounting firms can hire qualified and experienced accounting professionals for positions like remote accountant, bookkeeper, tax preparers, tax auditor, etc. starting at $9/hour. You can start with one and build a team of remote staff with average savings of $50,000 to $80,000/year/employee.

In addition, the small accounting firms get the flexibility to scale up the working hours during season & scale down outside the season in with weekly hiring options of 10 | 20 | 30 | 40 hours/week. Moreover, if your requirements are not fixed and may keep varying from time to time, we have our On-Demand Staffing Model especially created for sole practitioners and small firms.

Review Questions

  • Question 1 : 00:13
  • Question 2 : 00:30
  • Question 3 : 00:40
  • Question 4 : 00:48
  • Question 5 : 01:12
  1. According to the webinar, by the year 2024, how much work at accounting firms can be done remotely:
  2. Out of the four options below which one doesn’t signify a similarity between offshore staffing and local staffing?
  3. Out of the four options below which one doesn’t signify a similarity between offshore staffing and local staffing?
  4. According to the webinar, what are the things that offshore hiring saves you from ?
  5. According to the webinar, what are the advantages of offshore staffing?
  1. What changed for the accounting industry with the advent of globalization?
  2. Which of the following are types of remote working?
  3. What makes India the hub for hiring offshore staff for accounting?
  4. For what types of firms does offshore staffing work best?
  5. What is the role of technological advancement on accounting industry’s globalization?
  6. What makes Entigrity a better bet as compared to Local Staffing?
  7. How much can be saved by hiring offshore staff?
  8. Which of the following methods are used for document access with your offshore staff?


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    , CPA
    December 23rd 2019
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    , MBA, CPA
    December 24th 2019
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  • Cost FREE
  • CPE Credits 1.5
  • Subject Area Business Management and Organization
  • Course Level Basic
  • Instructional Method QAS Self Study
  • Prerequisites None
  • Advanced Preparation None
  • Recorded Date December 23 ,2019
  • Published Date December 27 ,2019
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