A energetic and witty story teller. He delivers an authentic narrative by sharing his experiences both professional and personal which keeps audiences engaged and amused. People find it hard to believe he is a qualified accountant! But that is the truth, he is an experienced accountant skilled in innovative financial practices, business planning, professional services, SaaS, risk management, and marketing strategy.

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Business development professional with a strong focus on governance and leadership.

A passionate accountant (FCA) and recognised industry leader; his varied and extensive portfolio of roles give him a unique perspective on the direction of the accounting industry.

As an advocate, entrepreneur and educator leading by example, he is committed to supporting the profession and business community globally.

Current Major Roles
- CFO - Xref Ltd (ASX:XF1)
- Head of Accounting - Xero Ltd (ASX:XRO)
- Partner - Aptus Accounting & Advisory


“James Solomons is an outstanding example of a contemporary CFO – Engaging, energetic and passionate about the future of finance, James not only understands the new challenges facing the accounting profession in an age of disruption and transformation but is able to communicate with finance and non-finance professionals in a highly experienced and entertaining format. I have had the pleasure of hearing James speak at a number of CFO Series events and he is always an absolute highlight and stand out presenter – I highly recommend listening to James Solomons”

- Richard McBride | CFO Series and Strategic CFO Magazine

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Five Tips for Small Business Quotes | James Solomons | Xero

James Solomons, Head of Accounting for Xero Australia, shares his top five tips to improve your small business quote process.

Colour by Numbers with James Solomons

Drawing from his own experience, Mr. Solomons sheds some light on the importance of hard work and further education in achieving career success.

Announcing Australia’s New Head of Accounting | James Solomons | Xero

Australia's new Head of Accounting, James Solomons, was introduced at Xerocon Australia 2014.


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