Head of Accounting
Josh Lance is the Head of Accounting at Practice Ignition and the founder and Managing Director of Lance CPA Group, a virtual CPA firm that focuses on providing accounting and consulting services to craft breweries and digital agencies. A licensed Certified Public Accountant and Chartered Global Management Accountant, Josh is also a family man who calls Chicago home. Before venturing on his own with a mission to help small businesses, Josh spent his early career at a top-10 national public accounting firm before working at an ultra-high net worth family office. Josh is also an adjunct faculty at Northwestern University in Evanston, IL teaching accounting in the Farley Center for Entrepreneurship and McCormick School of Engineering. He enjoys making wine at home, cooking, traveling, and cheering on his favourite football and soccer teams. Josh was honoured by being selected to the 2017 class of the AICPA Leadership Academy and was named as one of the 40 under 40 in 2017 and 2018 by CPA Practice Advisor. Josh was also recently named to the Illinois CPA Society Board of Directors.
Ignition is the world’s first client engagement and commerce platform for professional services businesses to streamline how they engage clients and get paid with team members in Australia, US, Canada, UK, South Africa, New Zealand and the Philippines. Businesses such as accounting and bookkeeping firms use Ignition to help them grow, be more efficient, and create win-win client relationships. With Ignition, you can easily win new business with impressive digital proposals, engage new and existing clients with a clear scope of work, and get paid on time by automating payment collection - all in one place. Ignition also connects with leading apps to run your business on autopilot and automate time-consuming tasks, such as client onboarding or invoicing. That means less admin, and more time for clients.