Embracing Technology in Accounting with Nick Bird, CFO of Allocations

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Embracing Technology in Accounting with Nick Bird, CFO of Allocations


Podcast Summary

In this conversation with Nick Bird, CFO of Allocations, he talks about his decade-long remote journey. Hear about the founding and acquisition of Lumen, using tech to amplify production, when Nick met Kingsley, and Nick answers live audience questions. 


Episode Outline

[01:08] Going remote in 2012

[04:56] Managing a practice

[07:03] Lumen’s size

[07:57] Amplifying production with tech

[08:55] Connecting with Kingsley

[10:57] Handing over Lumen

[13:59] Navigating both sides

[15:05] Recommended tools

[17:46] Audience Q&A

[21:00] Which animal is Lumen now?

[21:38] Nick’s personal finance app

[22:48] Transitioning into a larger team

[25:16] Must-haves for a remote workspace

[26:25] The a-ha moment


Recommended tools

Airbase

QuickBooks

Divvy

Ramp

Xero


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LinkedIn (Kendra Kinnison)