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A CFO writes a letter to his CEO

Dear CEO,

Howdy! Your favorite CFO here, with an important message that could change our business game for good. It’s time to kick manual bookkeeping to the curb and make the move to automated bookkeeping! And don’t worry, I promise it won’t be as painful as pulling teeth.

Now, I know what you’re thinking – “automated bookkeeping, yawn!” But trust me, this is one snooze-fest you don’t want to miss. Think about it – no more staring at spreadsheets until your eyes cross, no more headaches from trying to decipher chicken scratch handwriting, and no more “oh shoot, I forgot to carry the one” moments. With automated bookkeeping, we’ll have more time for the things that really matter, like strategizing how to take over the world (or at least our industry) and planning our next company BBQ.

Let’s start with the basics. What is automated bookkeeping, you ask? Well, it’s pretty much what it sounds like – using technology to handle our bookkeeping and accounting processes. This means no more manual data entry, no more tedious number crunching, and no more hours spent poring over spreadsheets. Instead, we can let our trusty machines handle the heavy lifting while we focus on what really matters – growing our business.

And that’s not all – automated bookkeeping comes with some serious perks. For starters, it reduces the risk of human error. You know what they say, “To err is human, but to blame it on someone else is even more human.” With automated bookkeeping, we can’t blame anyone else – and that’s a good thing! Plus, it helps us identify trends and patterns in our finances that we might have missed otherwise. And, it’ll save us money in the long run, which means we can afford to splurge on fancy coffee and doughnuts for our morning meetings.

I know change can be scary, but trust me, this is a change for the better. Think of it like upgrading from a flip phone to a smartphone – it might take a little getting used to, but once you see the benefits, you’ll never look back.

So what do you say, CEO? Are you ready to join the 21st century and embrace the wonders of automated bookkeeping? I sure hope so, because I’ve already started shopping around for the best options and I can’t wait to get started!

Until next quarter, your favorite CFO!


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