Filestar for Accountants
As an accountant, you tackle a large amount of files and reports on a daily basis. Order among sheets, papers and documents is a must. For many, the job also includes a lot of manual administrative and repetitive tasks. Things that really could be done more swiftly with the right tools and tricks. Let’s introduce you for some ways that Filestar could help you boost your desktop productivity.
1. Convert files
A common need is to convert documents from one file format to another. It could, for instance, be a financial report in PDF format that you want to edit or collect parts from. That is easily done by converting it into a Word document (.doc) or even an Exel file (.xls). Another common problem is to have to open a file that you receive from someone using a Mac computer, that your PC can’t open. It could, for example, be a Mac Keynote presentation (.key) that you need to convert to a PowerPoint presentation (.ppt) for PC to be able to work with it. You can convert between thousands of file formats with Filestar, check out the skills page to explore the possibilities.
Popular conversion at Fielstar among accountants are:
- Convert PDF to DOC
- Convert PDF to XLS
- Convert KEY to PPT
2. Merge pages or files
As someone working a lot with reports you might need to merge several pages or files into one document. For instance, four quarterly reports in PDF formats that you need to gather in one PDF alone. By using the “merge” skill in Filestar, that is easily done.
3. Extract pages, tables, and graphs
Sometimes you need to get specific items or parts out from a document. For instance, from a hundred pages long PDF, maybe you want to get one or two pages, to a separate document. Then the Extract skill is ideal to use. Check it out!
4. Efficient expense management
As someone handling expense reports and receipts, you might encounter some challenges. Maybe you need to gather them in one expense report. Like a digital staple. Then the Filestar skill Merge is ideal. Or are you getting digital formats of receipts in various file formats. Like heic (iPhone image format) from some and jpg from others- But in the end, you need all of them neatly organized as a pdf. Then the Convert skill is a quick way to solve that.
Some useful skills for this are:
- Merge files (for instance PDFs with expense specifications on them)
- Convert HEIC to PDF or JPG (an iPhone photo of a receipt to a PDF)
- Convert JPG to PDF