Sage Announces Global Accountant Partner Program to Help Accountants Transform and Grow Their Practices
New element to the Sage Global Partner Program gives accountant partners the tools needed to better serve their clients
ATLANTA (April 5, 2016) – Sage, a market leader in accounting, payroll and payment systems, today announced the launch of a Global Accountant Partner Program to help accountants transform and grow their practices, learn from industry experts and simplify their relationships with Sage.
As a new element of the Sage Global Partner Program, the Global Accountant Partner Program provides a single, streamlined framework for accountants partnering with Sage in every country. Available immediately in English for Sage global products, the Global Accountant Partner Program will offer additional languages and the full product portfolio in October 2016.
Based on a tiered program, designed by and for accountants, the Global Accountant Partner Program provides streamlined services to its accountant partners with enhanced benefits and incentives.
- A free-to-join, peer-led community of accountant partners with access to the full suite of Sage global products
- Industry-leading educational resources provided by accounting professionals
- Marketing consultancy and funding to assist with practice transformation and growth
- Full accreditation for staff and practice as experts of Sage products
- Matching accountants and SMBs to grow their practices
Alan Laing, executive vice president, Partnerships & Alliances, said, "In partnership the whole is greater than the sum of its parts. At Sage we delight in supporting our accounting partners from around the globe to transform and grow their practices. Importantly, this program is designed by and for accountants to both bring real value to all of our partners and to help them deliver inspiring services to their clients."
Lisa Bruce, director, Acumen Accounts & Advisors, said, "Acumen has a long-standing relationship with the accountants division at Sage, and we welcome the changes to the Accountant Partner Program. This is an opportunity to grow our practice and, through our joint expertise, provide our clients with the relevant software from the product range, tailored training, priority support, as well as information on the latest release features. As our clients' businesses grow, they can rest assured that our partnership with Sage will bring them the very best the market has to offer."
The Sage Global Partner Program was launched in November 2015 to provide world-class benefits and incentives to system integrators, value-added resellers, independent software vendors, developers and now accountants. It supports new customer acquisition and business growth for the growing Sage global product portfolio, including Sage One, Sage Live, Sage Impact and Sage X3.
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