October's edition of the IAB features commentary from member firms in Argentina and Mexico on the state of the local accounting industry
Focusing on country reports for Argentina and Mexico, October's edition of the International Accounting Bulletin (IAB) features contributions from MGI Worldwide member firms Casal, Vecchi, Rodriguez Spuch y Asoc. SRL and MGI Jebsen & Co. in Buenos Aires; and Zesati Contadores and MGI Bargalló, Cardoso y Asociados, S.C. of Mexico City.
Brain drain and low confidence challenge Argentina’s economic growth
With inflation predicted to hit 100% at the end of the year, Argentinian accountancy firms are now operating in a very challenging economic environment - professionals and multinational firms alike moving their business elsewhere. Confidence in the government is at an all-time low and the country is struggling to attract investment.
The IAB spoke to MGI Worldwide member Ignacio Rodríguez Spuch, Partner at Casal, Vecchi, Rodriguez Spuch y Asoc. SRL, who shares his thoughts on there being significant competition in terms of fees, and the need to make various adjustments to processes in order to better compete.
Rafael Faillace, Partner at MGI Jebsen & Co., agrees that fees are still very competitive despite the high demand.
Tax evasion reform improves accountancy opportunities
Mexico is looking to exploit its relationship with the US, it nearest neighbour, to boost growth, but is experiencing flatlining foreign direct investment as the global economy faces up to the possibility of recession.
MGI Worldwide member Cuauhtemoc Contreras, Partner at Zesati Contadores, points out that in his opinion, customers are focusing on price rather than quality.
Rafael Castellanos Perez, partner at MGI Bargalló, Cardoso y Asociados, S.C., shares similar concerns.
The most recent data has been published and we are thrilled to announce that our member firms are ranking highly against the other top accounting associations!
In Argentina our member firms are ranking 14th for fee income and 16th for staff data. Our member firms in Mexico are ranking 13th for both fee income and staff data while in Peru our member firms are at 17th for fee income and 14th for staff data.
MGI Worldwide would like to congratulate our member firms in Argentina, Mexico and Peru, who are responsible for helping achieve these fantastic results.
For more information about our member firms in Argentina and Mexico
Visit the Casal, Vecchi, Rodriguez Spuch y Asoc. SRL website or firm profile.
Visit the MGI Jebsen & Co. website or firm profile.
Visit the Zesati Contadores website or firm profile.
Visit the MGI Bargalló, Cardoso y Asociados, S.C. website or firm profile.
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