A look back at an amazing 2022 with Figured!
2022 has come and gone - another year filled with a number of challenges, uncertainty, as well as some outstanding achievements from our partners. Figured has had an incredibly exciting year, adding several improvements, new features, and fixes to the app. To wrap up the year and share some of the great new features that have come to Figured in the past year, here is a recap of some of those highlights you shouldn’t miss!
There’s a brand new way to create a Statement of Position
Meet the new and improved Statement of Position allowing you to easily append and amend the farm data from Figured and your cloud accounting platform directly in the Statement of Position page. Now agri accountants and advisors can deliver expert advice, based on reliable data, enriched with financial insights more easily than ever.
Unpacking UK Harvest Season 2022: Perspectives from a farmer and adviser
It’s been a hard summer for many farmers, and as we look towards the year ahead, we caught up with Alastair Johnston, Principal Farming Consultant at Promar International, and new Figured Customer Success Specialist, Sam Seymour. Alastair advises a range of dairy and arable farming clients and Sam’s family farms 250 beef cattle, 500 sheep, as well as an arable enterprise in North Yorkshire. We spoke to Alastair and Sam to find out how the harvest went and what farmers can do to prepare for next season, by utilising up-to-date budgeting and working closely with farm advisors.
Xerocon UK 2022: A view from the ground
It’s been 3 years since the last Xerocon, and it's fair to say there was plenty of pent-up demand for the 2022 event. Tom FitzGerald, Partner Success Manager at Figured, shares his experience of the event and offers his thoughts on the changing landscape of agri accounting in the UK.
Figured and FarmIQ integration gives farmers and accountants a real-time view
Two of New Zealand’s key agri-tech solutions – Figured and FarmIQ – have joined forces to give farmers and their accountants a real-time view of their farming system. The new financial data connection automatically transfers stock transactions into Figured as soon as data has been entered into FarmIQ. This allows the farmer’s accountant to get the stock information straight away, including deaths, births, sales and purchases.
Update from the farm gate: reflections from dairy farmer Matthew Zonderop
The season started off slow with 8:30a.m. starts. But within two weeks of calving I was up to 90 hours a week with 9:00p.m. calving cow checks, and back to 3:30a.m. alarms. Luckily the weather was playing ball and the rains occurred during what downtime we had, the breakdowns were at a minimal and our part-timer was on board and doing a great job.
Figured Insights reaches a major milestone: Portfolio Modelling with Actuals and Forecast data
Figured launches Portfolio Modelling on our Figured Insights platform! This is a major milestone for Figured Insights, as well as for the wider agriculture industry, and we couldn’t have done this without the help of the entire first-mover group.
The surge of fintech in Australia: a report from the front line
Figured GM for ANZ, John Gibson, spent some time travelling Australia and reconnecting with our accounting partners and hearing their thoughts on where the market is heading. See how the surge of fintech and adoption of cloud technology is changing the landscape of agri accounting in Australia.
NZ Figured farmers feature on Rural Exchange in March
Hamish McKay and Richard Loe from Magic Talk Radio's Rural Exchange speak with dairy farmers and Figured users, John Whittington and Matt Barr, to discuss the challenges their farm faces, how they tackle them head-on them with innovative technology, and the importance of working closely with trusted advisors to get a clearer picture of their farm finances and make better business decisions.