‘The impact of implementing Star Practice Management has been significant, with unbilled WIP now at the lowest level I have ever seen.’Kevin Salter, IT Partner, Glover Stanbury - Devon
‘We may have seven offices, but we are very much one firm. A single CRM system across all offices is essential to that culture.’Philip Bald, Director, A9 Partnership - Scotland
‘Compared to other vendors, Star’s people knew the most about the accounting profession. We felt very comfortable with Star’s knowledge and depth of experience.’Joan Payne, CFO, Rehmann - USA
‘The fact that Star ticked so many boxes for Practice Management and could also provide an overall accounting solution in the shape of Microsoft Dynamics Nav (formerly Navision) means we only have to work with one supplier for a complete solution.’Paul Watterson, Operations Director, Abacus - Isle of Man
‘Many of the support department come from an accountancy background and that can really help when you are discussing complex accounting points - it also meant the initial consultancy and training was first rate.’Richard Searle, Director, BDO LLP - Guernsey
‘The Star system will help all of our principals, managers and staff to do their day to day jobs better. We are thrilled with Star’s attention and service.’Blain Heckaman, Principal, Kaufman, Rossin & Co - Florida and Cayman Islands
‘As the firm has grown and our needs have changed, Star has helped us to develop and enhance the system to keep pace with our requirements. I have also found Star’s consulting services and support to be excellent when needed.’Jonathan Patenaude, Manager MIS, Finance & Admin, Grant Thornton - Canada
‘The ease of use, responsiveness of the system and flexibility of reporting have all come up to expectations, as did the standard of Star’s implementation support.’Stephen Slater, Partner, RMT - Tyne & Wear
‘We anticipate a more efficient and effective process for client engagement budgeting and staff scheduling, greater productivity, and improved management tools.’Blain Heckaman, Principal, Kaufman, Rossin & Co - Florida and Cayman Islands
‘Bringing Star Practice Management onboard brought a step-change improvement in how we ran the business and accrued revenue. I have every confidence that if we were to double in size tomorrow, Star Practice Management software would be able to support us.’Allen Smith, CIO, Baker Tilly Virchow Krause - USA
News & Events
Star Americas Software and Mize, Houser & Company. P.A. combine resources to provide a world-class practice management solution for medium – large firms
Star Americas Software Solutions. L.L.C. and Mize, Houser & Company, P.A. have reached an agreement to market jointly a software solution suite known as “Star Global” for use by accounting firms. The package will be marketed in the Americas, including the United States, Canada, Central America, South America and the Caribbean.
Mize, Houser developed a practice management solution – CPA/MIS - over 20 years ago and currently supports an active User Group of 25 firms. Mize Houser will work with Star to transition the CPA/MIS client base to Star Global. Mize Houser’s accounting and information system expertise and unique perspective of the needs of its clients combined with the high quality software products and Big Four accounting deployment expertise provided by Star should provide maximum benefit to CPA/MIS clients.
In addition, Mize, Houser will represent Star, marketing Star Global to medium sized firms. Star’s main marketing focus will be to the Top 100 firms in the United States.
Star and its associated companies have invested in excess of $10 million in overall product development over the last eight years and will continue to develop to reflect “best practice” within the accounting profession.
Mize Houser & Company, P.A. is a regional CPA and information technology firm in the Midwest, founded in 1956. Star Americas Software Solutions, L.L.C. is the Chicago based associated company of Star Computers Limited, founded in the UK in 1973.