• Free Figured Event with BDO Central

Free Figured Event with BDO Central

Date: Thursday 27 July 2017
Time: 3.45pm arrival for a 4pm start - 5.30pm followed by drinks and nibbles
Xero office
2 Bridge Street
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BDO is excited to invite you to the very first client seminar to be held at the new Xero Office in Napier! 


The Partners and Staff of BDO Central are thrilled to invite you to attend an introductory seminar on how you can use Figured along with Xero to financially manage your farming operations. 

Figured is a cloud-based farm financial management solution that gives farmers and their team the information needed to make informed, future-focused farming decisions. Figured’s production planning and farm budgeting tools work seamlessly with Xero, enabling you to confidently plan and re-forecast using real-time information when conditions change.

As Bronze Figured Partners, we at BDO understand the importance of having all your financial and livestock information in the cloud to enable easy collaboration with your accountants and bankers in real time. With better financial insight, you can better manage sustainable profitability for the future success of your farm.

What we will cover...

  • Production tracking
  • Real time reporting
  • Budgeting and forecasting
  • Benchmarking
  • Integration with Xero

Your Hosts...

John Gibson - Born and bred in Southland, John is a country boy from New Zealand's rural heartland and is responsible for spreading the Figured word as Senior Relationship Manager. With a background in the agri sector working for one of New Zealand’s largest lamb and beef exporters, and a passion for technology to transform and enable the agri sector, John is inspired by the opportunities for Figured to make faming rock.

Glenn Fan-Robertson - leads BDO Central's Agribusiness team. He has a strong affinity with the rural sector and is focused on growing this network. Glenn oversees a dynamic team of talented professionals that provide customised solutions in strategy and business planning, future proofing, accounting and finance as well as regulatory and compliance issues specifically relevant to the primary sector. 

Jess Radich - has extensive experience assisting SMEs with a wide range of Information Systems & Advisory services. Being a Chartered Accountant and Xero certified she is passionate about ensuring her clients not only have the right accounting software for their business but also the knowledge and skills to fully utilise their offerings.

Read more about our clients experiences with BDO & Xero.