HLB partners with leading technology innovator Botkeeper

22 March 2021

LONDON – HLB, the global advisory and accounting network, has announced a strategic partnership with Botkeeper, a leading ‘service as a software’ provider and industry disruptor. This exciting new partnership will enable HLB firms to provide even greater client capacity and service experience through innovative technology that will automate accounting and give hours back to staff to focus on client advisory services.

Jim Bourke, HLB Global Advisory Leader, says “A key driver of what we’re doing here at HLB is identifying and placing leading-edge technologies in the hands of all our firms around the globe.  We know that through embracing technology we’ll continue to be empowered to deliver advisory services to our clients and partnering with Botkeeper is only going to enhance our offering. This partnership is just one of the many ways we’re embracing technology to take our services to the next level.”

This exciting new partnership between Botkeeper and HLB speaks to HLB’s mission of helping HLB firms with their continued digital transformations and aligns perfectly with the network’s strategy of building future-proof organisation of leading advisory professionals.


“My favourite partnerships are with those organizations who share our vision and purpose, hence my excitement to announce Botkeeper’s partnership with HLB” said Enrico Palmerino, CEO at Botkeeper. “Botkeeper was built to empower accountants by automating tedious and repetitive processes, digitally transforming paper heavy accounting practices, and expanding the human potential of accountants by allowing them to be more strategic and thoughtful. Simply put, we want to help our partners ‘achieve a leaner, greener, keener vision,’ which is HLB’s core focus.

Botkeeper has built a first-of-its-kind model that alleviates firms of their accounting challenges and also connects their partners with businesses in need of support. Using a unique combination of machine learning, practice management tools, and skilled accountants, Botkeeper removes the barriers of accounting by automating the manual and labour-intensive work that is needed to deliver clean financial results. Botkeeper is furthering enabling the accounting profession by providing a new lead generation option to help facilitate the growth and prosperity of firms using their solution. This means Botkeeper wants to help firms by optimising efficiency and profitability to drive growth, lead generation, and revenue opportunities.

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