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Hi all, I’ve created a job for a client and emailed the client tasks. The problem is that I discovered that the client email has changed. So I updated the client email against the client record and then realised I couldn’t see a way of changing the client details attached to the job to get the checklist resent to the new email. Sending a reminder only sends the list back to the original email regardless of the change to the client. Am I missing something? Is there some way of updating the email - I’ve had to delete the job, create a new job, and then send again to the correct address.
We use whatsapp with our clients at log... how do others keep track of text message etc communication with clietns?
A lot of our clients respond 100% better when we use an instant messaging app like whats app… my concern is a lot of communication is not being captured agains the client/jobs in Karbon. Does anyone have a good way to resolve this?
I am trying to add an email from a client to a specific workflow, but when I click on the three dots and hit add to work Karbon only provides suggested workflows. I noticed these workflows are previous work items that I worked on. When I tried to search for the specific work item I had zero luck. My work around was to go to the workflow I wanted to add the email to, that way it was in my most recent, then add to work under suggestions. I feel that going to the work just so it’s in my recent definitely wastes a lot of time. It would be helpful to be able to search any work/client with Karbon. Just to add… Karbon does let me search work/clients but only finds a handful.
Hey everyone - Our firm has been with Karbon for about 2 years and we are retooling some of our processes as well as work items as we’ve grown and we are looking for some insight into some best practices when it comes to our Bookkeeping work items. For the majority of our client base, we do quarterly financials - very rarely do we have monthly calls with monthly financials. We want to have the work done monthly so workflow is more predictable on a monthly basis as currently most work items are just set up for quarterly write up and then a financial statement prep in the same work item with multiple steps. We have thought of three ways to get this done while trying to cause the least confusion. Option 1 - Create a monthly repeating bookkeeping work item that just has reconciliation work and then create a separate repeating work item for quarterly financial statement prep. In the quarterly financial statement prep, the first step would be for the bookkeeper to check off that all 3 months
I’m looking for some suggestions about tracking internal Karbon usage. I am discussing with my Karbon CS rep too, but I thought I’d crowdsource some other ideas! ContextWe’ve spent a lot of time recently documenting how we use Karbon and our internal best practices/expectations, and this month everyone in the firm is completing our own Karbon training. As part of this, we want to be able to track and follow up with team members who are struggling to meet our targets.We don’t currently use Email Insights or Intelligence, so I’m hoping to also get some feedback from those who are using it that would help me build a business case if need be. KPIs I’m hoping to track!Triage (these are available in Insights I believe - what (if any) details can be exported? Is this available in the API to push into a spreadsheet?)Volume of email in Triage Ideally the amount at EOD for each user, and then a daily EOD average across the month Average days notifications are in Triage in a calend
Hi everyone, I’ve tried to search the Community but can’t find an answer for this.How do you make sure that you are not missing compliance deadlines for clients, and have good line of sight on them at least 30 days in advance? For example, do you set a protocol that for personal tax repeating work items, the work due date is always set at 15 days before the personal tax deadline for all clients? And similarly for sales tax, corporate tax, payroll, etc.? We haven’t really set such a protocol and found that different team members set different due dates for compliance-related work items (either a few days before the due date or after, if there are follow-up tasks to do such as confirming a Notice of Assessment is available from tax authorities after filing).This makes it difficult to quickly see the ‘true deadline’ for each compliance work item, and across all work items to identify risks/issues early.Would love your thoughts on this - how have you managed to document and monitor deadlin
I am training new team members so our standard operating procedures are quite detailed. For management accounts or year-end - I want them to run through a detailed checklist like so…. I have one test job open for management accounts and of course every task appears in my ToDo list which is horrifically overwhelming with just one job open!! I've created each of these checks as subtasks hoping they would not appear in the Work List but here they are! It will be unworkable if I roll this out. But if I set all the steps out in the notes - the person doing the job has nothing to check off and I have no way of knowing if they've considered every step without micromanaging the work.The only solution I can think of is to change the colour of the text of the steps actioned. But the visibility of that is lost when you come out of the task. I can of course opt for a much smaller list of headline tasks which would be much less overwhelming but then where do you put the detail of the SOP in a
I’m racking my brains trying to work out how to make these work with our clients. They are not working as well as I'd hoped because:1) Client gets overwhelmed with a large volume of emails saying tasks have been updated but they can't see which one without opening all. We had a more effective process before using Trello.2) Can't copy multiple people in on the list. Can't share a list. Pain in the bum to duplicate a list. And of course, that risks two people actioning the same task. Clients expect to be copied into tasks I am setting their team members to action to make sure that I'm progressing their job. most of our clients are quite large so in 70%+ of our clients the ToDo list would go to muliple people - Co-Directors or A Manager and the Team Member. Client Tasks is THE main reason why I signed up to Karbon but they are just not working for me.Wondering how more experienced Karbonites are using this feature!
Hi guys, I am fairly new to Karbon.Just wondering how everyone is managing client according to their needs and types of services provided. For instance, if want to quickly find clients who are individuals with business schedules to assign them specificly tailored templates for tax work, or if you want to pick ones you are doing BAS’s for.In our tax lodgment software, we have ability to assign Extra fields and then do reports based on certain parameters. Wondering if something similar exists in Karbon.I notices, you can add “Services” to clients in their details section but it doesn’t seem to do anything. Kind regards,Elena
sometimes a client will call me to ask about the status of his return. I click on the magnifying glass to search for the work. then i open the work. I see which tasks have been marked off and where the project is - then i think i should put this at the top of the queue to finish off today. There doesn’t seem to be any way to mark a task to put it in My Week as “working on now” while i’m in the project. Is that right?
Hi everyone! Overall we are loving the Client Portal, however we are running into HUGE issues with clients that have multiple entities in their business.We don’t currently have the entity name in each work item. As a result, when they open up their portal, they have no way of distinguishing between entities.The only fix I’ve found at the moment is to add the entity name to each work item, but it will take me hours to do.
Do you have a spare few minutes to help me out with something?We’re putting together a short video to use in a campaign that explains why accounting firms should choose Karbon as their practice management solution. The video will feature some of our most special customers talking about why they love Karbon.All you need to do is record a short 30-sec video on your computer or phone that answers one or all of the following questions in your own words:What do you love most about Karbon? How would you describe Karbon in one word? In what way has Karbon impacted your firm for the better?If you can record yourself and send the video this week, we’ll send you some exclusive Karbon swag to say thank you.I’ve added some more guidelines below. But if you have any questions, just let me know here or by emailing me: firstname.lastname@example.org------Video filming guide:Either film via zoom or on your phone indoors or outdoors. If using Zoom or your computer, adjust your video for low light Don’t use any b
I’m not sure if something might already exist or if this would need to be a feature request.Wanted to know if there was a way to set the Privacy of a Person Contact to show visability of communication connected to their contact card to only those who are also part of the client team for the organisation. Eg. “John” has sent an email to us (CBC) this email is automatically connected to “John” as a personal contact, then connected to any relevant work & Organisation “Company A” that applies.“John” has a Public privacy setting, but “Company A” is Private. The email can still be seen by everyone at CBC (total 10 people) from the timeline for “John” but we want to limit the privacy to that of the Organisation for this email now that it has been connected to “Company A” (client team of 4).We have a few person contacts, that are connected to multiple Organisations. And these Organisations have different client teams, we would like to limit visibility by Organisation and still have the opt
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