CounterBooks Announces Richard Kingston as IT Director


CounterBooks expands its leadership team as it establishes itself within convenience, hospitality and general retail markets.

London (I-Newswire) February 22, 2013 - From an idea in 2000 that the internet would transform the way businesses accessed their accounting systems, CounterBooks has developed from an MS DOS system used by single site petrol stations into an online accounting and management information system used by retail operations with thousands of outlets. CounterBooks was historically focussed on the petrol station forecourt industry and clients today include many major oil companies across Europe. However over the past 12 months, CounterBooks has been selected as the online retail accounting management system for a range of retail businesses, including a large hair salon franchise and a convenience retailer, off-licence and post office group, which clearly demonstrates the value of CounterBooks to other retail businesses in the convenience, hospitality, and general retail markets.

This exciting expansion requires further system developments, which fall under the responsibility of recently appointed IT Director, Richard Kingston. Richard joined the team in 2003 and has seen CounterBooks grow and develop in functionality including retail systems integrations, data import processes and working with partners which include Wincor Nixdorf, The Retail Data Partnership, EPOS Freedom, IBM, VMware, Northdoor and Hansecom Informations Technologie amongst others.

"From my first role of helping overcome the technical obstacles that we faced on a daily basis as CounterBooks was rolled out to its first customers, to my current role of overseeing the ongoing development and expansion of our systems, working for CounterBooks has often been a challenge, but has always been hugely rewarding. It is a pleasure to work with such a great team of people and I am really looking forward to the exciting opportunities that we expect the future to bring."

"Over his 10 years with us Richard has made an enormous contribution to the development of CounterBooks and surrounding infrastructure and I am delighted to welcome him onto the Board. The next few years are going to be equally exciting and I am sure Richard will rise to whatever challenges are presented to him " John Roberts Managing Director, CounterBooks.

CounterBooks delivers real benefits including, reduced costs, improved performance, and greater risk management. Congratulations to Richard for becoming director and developing CounterBooks for the 21st Century.

About CounterBooks
CounterBooks was developed in 2001 - 2 and launched on 1st January 2003 as the world's first on-line full ledger accounting system designed specifically for retailers. CounterBooks was originally developed as a Pro-Retail MS DOS system by a frustrated computer-programmer-turned-retailer who struggled with traditional accounting systems which were not developed for retail businesses. His aim was to provide an easy to use system suitable for a retailer with no accountancy experience while still providing full easily understandable data reporting.
CounterBooks is the trading name for CV Retail Ltd.






About CounterBooks

CounterBooks is an online retail accounting system that offers a full general ledger designed for mu   More..lti site retailers.

From conception, CounterBooks has been innovatively designed to help manage many of the challenges faced by retailers on a daily basis, which other accounting systems do not.

Retail businesses such as forecourt and service stations, convenience stores, hospitality and general retailers would benefit from the benefits listed opposite.Less..

Contact Information

CounterBooks
Laura Shafer
Russell Square House 10-12
WC1B 5LF
Phone : 0207 099 1050

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