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M2058 – Leveraging Automation for Increased Efficiency (Online)

  • 27 May 2020
  • 13:30 - 16:45
  • Online webinar


Registration is closed
Registration Time: 13.15
Sessions Time: 13.30 - 16.45 including a 15-minute break
Speaker: Mr Jonathan Mifsud
Venue: Online webinar
Participation Fees (The Institute is now accepting payments via Paypal)
MIA Members: €40.00
Non-MIA Members: €75.00
Retired Members: €20.00
Students: €30.00


Profitability is will be the name of the game, as the world's economies seek to recover. Smaller team sizes and gradual increases in production mean that efficiency is going to be the primary driver of profits. Within this session, we will look at technology which enables increased efficiency within the accounting sector.


To understand where automation can be applied within the business or accounting practice and to be in a position to start saving time right after the session.


  • Introduction to AI & Automation
  • Technology & Automation within the sales process
  • Automating Bookkeeping (including Receipt scanning)
  • POS - eCommerce Automation
  • The Link between Job Profitability and Invoicing
  • Payroll Automation
  • Cashflow Forecasting and Demand Planning
  • Account Payables and Receivables
  • AI/Tech in Invoice Financing and issuance of loans
  • Open Banking & APIs
  • Local Accounting vs Cloud Accounting vs Business Platforms
  • Dashboards - the new Management Accounts

target audience

  • Businesses who are looking to reduce administrative burden on their teams
  • Accountants in Practice, who want to run a more efficient practice and give better value to their customers
  • Accountants who are looking to specialise in Apps and Technology
  • Accountants who are curious about the cloud and what it offers


Jonathan Mifsud, CTO at Buddy - The Revolutionary Payroll Companion. In 2016, Buddy brought in Jonathan to help simplify payroll. During this time, he learnt the ins and outs of payroll so business owners won’t have to. He holds a Master’s degree in Intelligent Computer Systems from the University of Malta and has been involved in the tech space for over 9 years. Thanks to his expertise, Buddy’s cloud-based payroll software has already saved accountants and businesses hundreds of hours in administrative tasks.


3 Hours Professional 


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