Accounting software: 3 tips for choosing the right package

There are many reasons to use accounting software to manage your finances: it can save you time, money and stress, as well as help to make your business a success. Because no two companies are alike, it’s important to choose a program that suits your company’s requirements if you want it to be effective. While some accounting systems may suit a variety of businesses, you can’t simply choose one at random and hope that it works.

QuickBooks accounting software is designed for small, medium and growing businesses and is available in 3 packages: QuickBooks SimpleStart, QuickBooks Pro and QuickBooks Premier. Continue reading for 3 tips on choosing the right solution for you.

How to find accounting software packages that fit your business

  1. Consider what common features you need most – Financial software offers a wide range of features to simplify the process of recording your company’s finances. Take a look at your business and decide which features you need most depending on the type of products and services you offer. Options could include inventory management, sales tracking, budgeting, creating estimates and tax reporting.
  2. Decide whether you need industry-specific software – Most businesses are likely to use similar software to manage their finances. However, some may need functionality that is unique to their specific industry. Businesses that may need unique functionality include construction, medical, banking and non-profit.
  3. Make sure the program can grow with your company – If you’re in business for profit, and most people are, then you probably want your company to grow over time. While it’s certainly possible to buy new software as your company grows, it’s more cost-effective and time-efficient to get one with functionality that can grow with your company and won’t need to be replaced in only a few years.

QuickBooks programs are tailored to small, medium and growing businesses

QuickBooks accounting software packages are designed to take the stress and hassle out of managing your finances. With 3 packages to choose from, you’re sure to find one that meets your requirements exactly.

Peruse our selection of accounting software to find a package that meets your business’s requirements. If you’re unsure, you can contact us on 0861 726 657 to discuss which of our packages are best suited to your company.