Zegal SME Academy #6: Managing Your SME Finances: An Intro to Cloud Accounting
30 Aug 2018 07:00pm - 08:30pm
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Zegal SME Academy #6: Managing Your SME Finances: An Intro to Cloud Accounting

30 Aug 2018 07:00pm - 08:30pm

More Events Garage Society Central 9/F, 33 Des Voeux Road Central, Hong Kong Island Free Event
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Garage Academy is pleased to host the inaugural SME Academy series from Zegal

SME Academy #6: Managing Your SME Finances: An Intro to Cloud Accounting
Managing finances is critical for business success, but as an entrepreneur your time is limited and you want to focus on scaling your business.

Michael Siow, financial controller at Neat will share the stage with Marie Swarbreck, D&I Consultant & Founder at FLEXImums to share best practices to optimize and automate how you manage your finances. Through the use of new tools and technology, our expert speakers will show you how you can save time while keeping track of your numbers. Michael will introduce and demonstrate how SMEs can harness cloud accounting to manage their finances; while Marie will discuss the advantages and options for outsourcing financial operations at every stage of the business journey.

About The Speakers 

Michael Siow, Financial Controller at Neat
Michael Siow is a finance professional with experience in the oil & gas, chemicals, industrial and now Fintech industry. Michael is currently Neat's financial controller and before joining Neat, he was running his own accounting and consulting practice helping small businesses manage their accounting and finances. Michael is a Xero Certified Advisor and a qualified Chartered Accountant.

Neat company overview
Neat is a financial technology company that offers an alternative to a traditional corporate bank account for startups & SMEs. Neat offers fully online account opening, a HK bank account number in your company's name and MasterCards for global online & offline spending. Customers can make and receive worldwide bank transfer as well as connect to their payment gateway.

Marie Swarbreck, D&I Consultant & Founder at FLEXImums
Marie Swarbreck is the founder of FLEXImums, a recruitment and coaching consultancy, focused on empowering women and Hong Kong corporations to strive for gender equity and work-life balance.

Before devoting her time to FLEXImums, Marie started her career as an International Correspondent with the South China Morning Post, International Herald Tribune & The Asahi Shimbun meeting business leaders across Asia, Middle East, Europe and Canada. Driven by building relationships and connecting people, Marie went on building her network as the Communications & Business Development Manager with a leading international trade fair organiser across Asia.

After her daughter Arabelle was born in Hong Kong during 2014, she found herself in need of flexible yet challenging work and little to no options to choose from. This was the beginning of a new adventure, the birth of FLEXImums.

FLEXImums company overview
FLEXImums is a recruitment and business support consultancy. We provide recruitment services focusing on helping women and mothers get back into the workforce as well as find flexible job opportunities. We also support SMEs by providing back office support and payroll. 

Through FLEXIconsulting we support businesses with their D&I events and thought-leadership. 

The Gender Equity Conference is a one-day conference focused on supporting corporations with attracting and retaining their talent with a focus is on female talent. This year the focus is on Empowering High-Potential Female Talent looking at coaching, mentoring and sponsorship.


About Zegal
Zegal’s vision is a world where the business of law works for everyone. Companies that are connected to knowledge, their advisors, and use workflows to run their organisation are smarter and more profitable. Our mission is to make this the new normal for millions of businesses across the globe.

Founded in 2013, Zegal is the fastest growing Legal Tech company operating across the Asia Pacific and Europe. Today, more than 20,000 business users and lawyers across the globe trust Zegal’s software to solve legal problems in an affordable and efficient way.

Zegal is led by a talented team of 60 employees and has offices in Hong Kong, Singapore, Australia, New Zealand and the UK.

Zegal (formerly Dragon Law) has been featured in Forbes, Huffington Post and VentureBeat, and was recently recognised in the South China Morning Post as an emerging Legal Tech company in the artificial intelligence space.

zegal.com is free to any private practise law firms or sole practitioners on an unlimited basis.

To learn more about Zegal’s software, visit zegal.com and to join our team visit: zegal.com/about-us

Start a free trial to experience the benefits of managing law online: http://bit.ly/get_zegal


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