Institute of Certified Bookkeepers

ICB 2018 Payroll HR Workshops

Multi-Locations, Workshops
Join ICB for the 2018 Payroll HR half-day Workshops this November, covering things such as Awards/Agreements, Salary/Wages & Conditions, Timesheets/Payroll and Entitlements. Please note: This is an ICB Member Only event. 
Event Details


  • Bookkeepers often get stressed about amounts that don't fit..... should you worry?
  • What is a "material" amount that you need to get an answer on?
  • What is an "immaterial" amount or transaction and what do you do with it in the accounts?
  • When is it a tax agent decision and when can you make a judgement about it?

Cost: Free for Members, $55 for Students and Educators

Webinar, Online:

  • 26th April 2016, 12:30pm - 2:00pm

ICB Technical Webinar - Medical Industry - Operations

Online, Webinar
30th August, 2018 12:30 - 2:00pm AEST

Join us for the beginning of our Industry specific Webinars.
The first Industry we are reviewing is the Medical Industry, where variety in business models abounds.

Event Details

We have Hospitals, GP's Specialists, Allied Health and Alternative Health Practitioners.
Do they all work the same? Are they under the same or similar awards?
This webinar will look at their Business Practices and further webinars will review the variety of payroll involved.

Members - Free 
Students and Educator Members - $50

Deborah Thompson and Pauline Walton


ICB 2018 Payroll HR Workshops

Multi-locations, Workshops

Workshops, Multi-locations: Join ICB for the 2018 Payroll HR half-day Workshops this November, covering things such as Awards/Agreements, Salary/Wages & Conditions, Timesheets/Payroll and Entitlements. Please note: This is an ICB Member Only event. 

Event Details


The ICB 2018 Payroll HR Workshops will cover:

  • Award/Agreement
  • Salary/Wages & Conditions
  • Timesheets/Payroll
  • Entitlements

Morning Sessions: Registration from 8:45am for a 9:00am start. Concludes at 12:30pm for light lunch.
Afternoon Sessions: Light Lunch and Registration from 12.30pm for a 1:30pm to 5:00pm workshop.

Cost: Members Early Bird $165 inc GST (ends 14th October 2018), Full Price $198

Please note these Workshops are only Available to ICB Affiliates, Associates, Members and Fellows.

Workshop, Multi-locations: 


ATO Open Forums for Practitioners

August to December

Open Forums provide an opportunity for you to meet with ATO in your local area. You can:

  • talk to us about matters affecting you, your practice and the broader tax professional community
  • raise questions and have open discussions
  • hear about the latest updates and changes.
Event Details

What we discuss

Our discussions cover, but are not limited to:

  • digital initiatives including          
    • Single Touch Payroll
    • online services for agents, your new channel providing access to services currently available on the portals
    • the latest on the practitioner lodgment service (PLS)
    • identity authentication and authorisation including details on the replacement for AUSkey
    • Small Business Superannuation Clearing House
  • compliance, and our focus on work-related expenses
  • recent superannuation changes affecting your clients
  • employer obligations including the extension of the taxable payments reporting system to new industries
  • helping your clients engage with us early to prevent debt and manage their obligations
  • the proposed Transparency of tax debt (TOTD) measure
  • what's new from the Tax Practitioners Board.

Receipt Bank Webinar - Increase Capacity And Productivity In Your Firm

Online, Webinar
14th September, 2018 12:30 - 1:30pm AEST
In this webinar, you’ll learn the key steps to put in place to run a paperless practice and the growth opportunities this creates.
Event Details
Growing your practice requires capacity and an increase in your productivity. The best way to boost these is by removing manual processes to speed up your operation. One method is by moving to digital processing which can triple your processing capacity and increase worker productivity by 50%, and reduce storage costs by as much as 80% (Gardner, Inc).
Join us for our next webinar with Receipt Bank that can show you how to build this method into your practice.

You’ll learn:
  • The key mistakes firms make when going paperless and how to avoid them
  • Your first steps to implement new, growth-driving processes
  • Best practices from the leading firms

Introducing the Reckon Loans Partner Program

Online, Webinar
18th September, 2018 12:30 - 1:30pm AEST

Reckon has partnered with Prospa to offer you the opportunity to join the Reckon Loans Partner Program. 

Event Details

As a Reckon Loans Partner, you can help your clients access funding, better manage cash flow and grow their business. Reckon Loans can diversity your offering and generate extra revenue for your business.

Join Anna Spedding from Prospa and Corey Anderson from Reckon and learn:

  • How Reckon Loans work
  • How to identify a Reckon Loans opportunity
  • What the Reckon Loans referral process and customer experience are
  • How Reckon Loans can help you increase your revenue and grow your business

You can also click here to register as a Reckon Loans Partner before attending the webinar.


QuickBooks Online Advanced Certification

QuickBooks Courses, Online
Multiple Dates

Take your QuickBooks Online skills to expert level over the end of year break with Advanced Certification.

Event Details

QuickBooks Online Advanced Certification webinar

Why Attend?

  • Become an expert by gaining a more in-depth understanding of QuickBooks Online
  • Gain Advanced Certified ProAdvisor status and receive a certificate and logo to promote your expertise
  • Once Advanced Certified, you’ll display higher in the Find a ProAdvisor directory - that’s where small businesses go to find accountants and bookkeepers to help them with their books
  • Earn Continuing Professional Education (CPE) credits

What you’ll learn

  • How the data conversion process works
  • Creating a file using opening balances
  • Advanced company settings and managing users
  • Managing chart of accounts when using locations and classes
  • How to process adjusting transactions in your client file
  • How to process uncommon transactions
  • Advanced features for online banking and bank rules - advanced features
  • Using the Accountant Tools for reviewing client files
  • Setting up budgets
  • How to set up systems and controls to keep your clients out of trouble
  • Advanced feature in payroll - advanced features
  • Tips and Tricks

Please note you must be an Australian Certified ProAdvisor to attend Advanced Certification training (passed the Australian QuickBooks Online Certification Exam).

For more information please call our Australian Care Team on 1800 618 521.


Reckon Live Webinars (& Library)

Webinars & Recorded for Online

Live Webinars & Webinar Library for Reckon Accounts Hosted


Event Details

Xerocon Brisbane 2018

Brisbane Convention & Exhibition Centre
September 5th & 6th

Xero Presents

  • Get to know the top tech for you.
  • Spend time with peers from far and wide.
  • Hear what's on the horizon.
Event Details

For $800 including GST you get an all-access pass to both days of Xerocon Brisbane 2018. Tickets to the Xerocon Wrap Party can be added for $100. So take advantage of the early bird savings before they end on 30 June!

Get to know the top tech for you

Is there an product feature or add-on that could help your practice create even more efficiencies? Take the time to explore the the latest tech ready to transform your offering.

Spend time with peers from far and wide

The beauty of Xerocon lies in the thousands of advisors who join us from across Australia, Asia and New Zealand. Get together with industry insiders and share your experiences.

Hear what’s on the horizon

Get a headstart on the topics set to impact the bookkeeping and accounting industry, as our hand-selected speakers talk to opportunities for the future.


MYOB Partner Connect

Hisense Arena, Melbourne
September 20th & 21st

Partner Connection - Early Release of Dates

The MYOB Partner Connect conference returns for 2018, bigger and better than ever.

One Location, Two Action Packed Days.

World-class speakers, thought-leaders, and Australia’s best and brightest will come together at Melbourne’s Hisense Arena for two days of inspiration and celebration.

Who said you can’t mix business with pleasure!