A review on top Accounting Software, Financial Systems and Solutions for Business

There are thousands of accounting software packages in the marketplace today. Each one of these packages offers unique features and capabilities that are to be commended, admired, and sometimes applauded.

In my opinion, there are only a  handful of accounting software solutions available today that offer a proven and complete solution for this market. All products are targeted towards different sized customers, and different industries. When evaluating products, it is easy to get bogged down in the overwhelming complexity of the systems.

ACCPAC Advantage Series Enterprise Edition- Computer Associates

ACCPAC Advantage Series Enterprise Edition offers users a comprehensive,  Web-based business management system that provides access to your entire accounting system via a standard Web browser or the traditional ACCPAC desktop.

Includes the accounting functions you need and use most : System Manager, General Ledger, Accounts Payable, Accounts Receivable, Inventory Control, Order Entry , Purchase Orders , and Payroll.

Microsoft Dynamics AX (formerly knows as Axapta)- Microsoft

Microsoft Dynamics AX 2009 is a comprehensive business management solution, also called ERP-solution, for midsize and larger organizations that works like and with familiar Microsoft software. Microsoft Dynamics AX is built to make it easy to do business across locations and countries, by consolidating and standardizing processes, helping to improve productivity, providing visibility across your organization, and helping to simplify compliance. With Microsoft Dynamics AX, you can be confident your business management solution is—and will continue to be—relevant to the needs of your people and the demands of your industry and business.

Microsoft Dynamics AX 2009 can help you meet the needs of your people as well as the evolving demands of your business. Watch the videos and learn more from resources that relate to four key business challenges.

Epicor Accounting Software Solutions- Epicor

Epicor is a global software leader dedicated to providing integrated enterprise resource planning (ERP), customer relationship management (CRM), supply chain management (SCM) and professional service automation (PSA) software solutions to midmarket companies and divisions of the Global 1000.

Epicor Financials Suite was established to ensure a connected and seamless enterprise, with trusted financial information at the core. The majority of Epicor Financials customers maintain one or more seamless integrations to their line-of-business applications using our Import Manager tool. Import Manager ensures that data from external systems is uploaded and posted to the ledgers cleanly and error free.

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Bottom Line Accounting- BLA Software

Whether your business is a small, one-person operation, or a large company, Bottom Line Accounting will manage all your accounting needs fast and efficient. This fully integrated, menu-driven system combines the power and sophistication of “Big Business” bookkeeping methods with a simple, easy-to-use design that is perfect for small/medium businesses.

Choose from nine fully-integrated modules – General Ledger, Accounts Receivable, Accounts Payable, Payroll, Inventory, POS/Invoicing, Bank Reconciliation, Financial Utilities and Purchase Order.

DacEasy- Sage Software SB, Inc

DacEasy by Sage is a powerful, easy-to-use, complete accounting solution. At the core of DacEasy is a series of fully integrated modules that give you vital information that’s key to your successfully operating your business. You can select the module combination needed to meet the needs of your business and achieve optimal results.

With DacEasy, you get fast access to your data, extensive functionality, powerful reporting, and more. This comprehensive software solution can help you save time and grow your business.

Peachtree Complete- Sage Software SB, Inc.

Peachtree by Sage Complete Accounting 2009 combines robust core accounting with  advanced features like job costing, time and billing, in-depth inventory capabilities and analysis tools. Its multi-user option improves productivity while providing control over who accesses data. Peachtree Complete Accounting 2009 provides 125+ customizable business reports and financial statements.

MYOB Business Essentials- MYOB US, Inc

MYOB BusinessEssentials is a suite of software that provides sound financial management for a small business with simple accounting needs that includes sales, banking, expenses, and customer management. The suite includes small business accounting software BusinessBasics, forecasting software Ultimate Financial Forecaster, and logo-making application The Logo Creator.

Design your own forms with the creative forms designer. Pick the layout that’s right for your business, then choose from a list of form fields and design options to create invoices, statements, and other forms that reflect the style and professionalism of your business.

QuickBooks Pro-Intuit Inc

Organize all of your business finances in one place for ease of reference : See at a glance who owes you money and which bills you need to pay : Perform invoicing, check writing and bill tracking with ease, and even manage your company payroll (subscription required, not included) : Design professional-looking custom forms, including invoices, estimates and reports, by using any of more than 100 templates : Export your data to other programs, such as Word and Excel, to make even more versatile use of your financial information.

NetSuite Small Business- NetSuite Inc

NetSuite is the industry’s first and only online business application that supports your entire company—from customer relationship management (CRM) to enterprise resource planning (ERP) to Web capabilities. NetSuite is the first and only web-based application to offer everything in a single, integrated and powerful solution. Additionally, NetSuite enables you to make better, faster decisions through real-time business intelligence.

As a Web-based, hosted solution, NetSuite Small Business reduces your total cost of ownership (TCO). There is no software to install, no hardware to purchase and maintain, and no complex upgrades over time. NetSuite’s team of IT professionals manages your maintenance, support, and upgrades at our world-class data center. As a result, you can focus on running your business, while NetSuite runs your software.

NetSuite

No more re-entering data in multiple systems and no more inconsistent data in different departments. In addition to avoiding the cost of purchasing expensive applications for each department, NetSuite Small Business is a secure, Web-based hosted solution so there is no software to install, no hardware to purchase and no ongoing maintenance, upgrades or system troubleshooting. We take care of all that for you at our world-class data center with our team of IT professionals on duty around the clock.

Cougar Mountain- Cougar Mountain Software Inc

Our award-winning Business Accounting Software is a complete and integrated accounting solution for companies with multiple users, a high volume of transactions, and a need for reports. The software and reports can be customized to fit your exact needs.

Cougar Mountain Accounting is a complete accounting software package that combines general ledger with accounts payable, accounts receivable, order entry, data exchange, and the Cougar Mountain R & R Report Writer. Designed for active and growing businesses, Cougar Mountain Accounting provides quick and accurate data on sales, inventory, and customers.

Bookkeeper- Avanquest

With Bookkeeper, you can manage all of your daily financial tasks on one screen. No more lost invoices, confusing bank statements and boxes of receipts to sort through. Make check writing a breeze, increase your business with credit/ATM processing, generate purchase orders, tighten inventory, accelerate orders, streamline customer communications, improve your company image, and grow your business.

Simply Accounting- Sage Software SB, Inc.

Simply Accounting 2010 focuses on you: We make your tasks simpler, your work more efficient, your business stronger.

Simply Accounting 2010 has been designed and built to run on the Windows 7 operating system. We are proud to announce that Microsoft has certified Simply Accounting to be “Compatible with Windows 7″. By being certified, we can assure you that Simply Accounting is easy to install and reliable on PCs running Windows 7.

Simply Accounting 2008 and 2009 will run on a computer with the Windows 7 operating system; however, some compatibility issues have been identified.

CYMA IV Accounting and Financial Management System for Windows 7- CYMA Systems, Inc.

CYMA offers sophisticated Accounting Software solutions for medium sized businesses and nonprofit organizations. CYMA is installed at over 5000 locations nationwide at some organizations as small as 20 employees and others as large as 1000. CYMA Accounting Software is robust but easy to navigate. CYMA Payroll Software features quick entry payroll and is the only in-house payroll software solution that supports Social Security Number encryption.

CYMAIV Financial Management System (FMS) represents the most sophisticated accounting software on the market today for growing mid-sized businesses. CYMAIV FMS provides accounting functionality powerful enough for the most demanding user and straightforward for new users. With multi-user capability and a wide array of modules, CYMAIV FMS accounting software is designed to expand as companies grow.

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