System Six Bookkeeping engages in Gusto council to better advise your payroll and employment practices

Earlier this year, one of our favorite payroll providers, Gusto, decided that one of the best ways to continue to innovate its product was to build an advisory council composed of the experts who use it every day: their accounting partners. After invites and interviews, Gusto created its first Gusto People’s Advisory Council (GPAC) with an exclusive set of members to act as their panel of experts for product and service feedback. GPAC is meant to be heavily relied on as Gusto works on releasing platform updates for payroll, benefits, and HR.

Forty firms are represented after the selection process and I am super excited to represent System Six alongside the various companies that are part of GPAC. There’s a wide variety of small and large firms from all areas of accounting, tax and finance.  The Gusto team heading the program are super innovative, pose great questions and ideas, and desire to integrate our feedback on the Gusto product.

Representing People Well

The most recent update to Gusto was the release of their People Advisory Certification. Over the past year and with the advent of COVID, it’s become more and more apparent that payroll cannot be separated from other employment practices (What kind of benefits do you offer? What kind of benefits can you offer? What are the state-mandated sick leave laws? Are you required to offer PTO?). The People Advisory Certification is designed to train accountant-users how to utilize the HR features built into the Gusto software to better advise our clients through these and similar questions. 

As always, we at System Six strive to represent and advocate for you at every turn. With ever-changing products and procedures, we aim to be on the edge of new developments. It’s our hope to be the first to bring you services that can support your business goals and systems. This partnership with Gusto will allow your concerns and input to be directly channeled to those who have the ability to make improvements. I can’t wait to see what changes will be made that will directly improve your user experience and am proud to represent System Six and our clients on this panel. 

The Newest Intuit Accountants Council Member

The team at System Six is celebrating with our founding partner, Jeremy Allen, who has recently been selected to serve a two year term on the Intuit Accountant Council!

“The Accountant Council features forward-thinking, tech-savvy accounting professionals from across the United States,” says Mindy King of Intuit Quickbooks.

Several hundred applications pour in each year for a spot on the committee whose members bring expert insight, innovation, and strategy to product development and services for the company. Their wisdom and experience directly impacts the success of small businesses around the globe. Jeremy will be serving a two year term on the sixteen member council which meets both virtually and in-person at their Silicon Valley headquarters. 

We are so proud to have Jeremy representing System Six in such a prestigious capacity. We know that he will bring the same client-centered, service-oriented approach to the Council that he brings to his clients and team every day. Congrats, Jeremy! 

For the full article from Intuit, click here.

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