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Accounting Firm Document Management

Accounting Management

The business needs of a accounting firms are complex due to the nature of work, and compliance and confidentiality are the key aspects of the functioning of accounting firms.Accounting firms need to be compliant with the norms of statutory bodies and regulatory authorities at all times. These comprehensive compliance requirements require managing client information that needs to be archived over extended periods of time.

The need for ensuring high operational efficiency, confidentiality of client's audit documents, compliance to regulatory bodies and maintaining service standards etc., are compelling reasons for Accounting firms to shift from manual processes to automated document management solutions.

Challenges in Audit firms for records management:

Chartered Accountants & Audit Firms - Challenges
Traditional Process Azegate Process
Manual & Error Prone Yes No
Reduced Staff Productivity Yes No
Misfiled Document, Loss of document Yes No
Confusion with duplication of Document Yes No
Fosters poor review & approval processes Yes No
Human Negligence, missed filing dates Yes No
Chartered Accountants & Audit Firms - Benefits
Traditional Process Azegate Process
Organized data for auditing No Yes
Improved traceability of documents No Yes
Reducing storage and handling costs No Yes
Decreased reliance on physical documents No Yes
Rapid access/retrieval No Yes
Comprehensive security functions No Yes
Easier dispute handling No Yes
Automated document retention policy No Yes
Improved Cashflow No Yes

Challenges in adherence to processes:

  • Audit firms need to work in processes driven environment and absence of efficient methods to control documents has implications to the organization's reputation.
  • Challenges in retrieving physical documents, cost of misfiling and outright document loss all contribute to increased overheads, additional effort and poor service.
  • Potential risk of liabilities & Penalties, loss of goodwill resulting from failure in various filings of tax or statutory returns due to loss of documents.
  • Collaboration by multiple users on a common Audit document is not very efficient.
  • Backup of client data is a major challenge and highly time consuming, needing constant maintenance by IT department.

Centralized Repository Management with Azegate

Azegate is Accounting Firms Industry ready DMS! Our DMS solution starts from the premise that the content created in any form becomes a key organizational asset and is easily accessible to anyone in a team who needs it, and has authority to view it and inaccessible to anyone who doesn't.

  • Predefined folder structure of Azegate as per Accounting Firms industry requirements, helps audit firms to migrate from physical document storage to Doccept in a very little time.
  • Enables compliance with regulations and norms of ROC, IT, ICAI and ISO etc.,
  • Provides firms with far stronger control over document security and access, traceability and accountability for audits and peer reviews.
  • Alerts and notifications at document and folder level enable users to be proactive than reactive on client and compliance management.
  • Version Control ensures that every version created by each user is tracked.
  • Streamlines the efficiency of your organization by automating your business practices using workflow.
  • Reduced IT Maintenance due to the benefits of regular backups (incremental and overall).