Archive for November 24, 2015

5 Reasons Why You Should Replace QuickBooks

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When your business grows, you should celebrate—not suffer. Try telling that to the finance team that’s still trying to make QuickBooks work. It’s just too basic to handle growing organizations with evolving needs. So your team might be compensating with inefficient workarounds and spreadsheets. And you may realize you can’t rely on your basic reports to be of any strategic use. That’s a lot to pay for a “low cost” solution.

This e-book discusses the top 5 warning signs that your company may have already outgrown QuickBooks, including:

  • Challenging Report Preparation
  • Disconnected Critical Systems
  • Missing Audit Trails and Controls
  • Lengthy Month End Close
  • Inefficient Manual Processes and Spreadsheets

You will also learn about the benefits of graduating to a next generation finance system, including:

  • Eliminating spreadsheets
  • Enhanced productivity
  • Instant visibility
  • Seamless Integration
  • Better security
  • Improved revenue recognition

Download the free e-Book here

If your company is facing any of these challenges, download our free e-book today to learn more by filling out the form on the right. If you would like to speak to one of our experts about helping you decide whether your company is ready to graduate from QuickBooks, click the here to schedule a complimentary consultation.

Five Reasons Cloud Accounting is Becoming a Top Choice for CFOs

Cloud Accounting Blog LogoWhile many aspects of traditional accounting remain the same, where this process is managed has changed drastically.  Cloud accounting is becoming a strong suitor in the market of finance technology, and is quickly rising up the ranks of favorite choice for CFOs, COOs, CEOs and CIOs that want to streamline their business.

Why are so many accounting professionals choosing to move to cloud-based accounting?  Here are the top five reasons.

  1. Rapid growth.  Business is booming, and corporate officers need the ability to keep up with real-time financial information about their company.  The automatic updates bring banking and the ledger together in real-time.
  2. Low maintenance.  With a system that is only set on the computers in the workplace, businesses find that they have to keep throwing more people into the mix to keep up with the changes that constantly need to take place in their system. The ease of not having to buy, store, and maintain software is a breath of fresh air that helps the accounting department work more efficiently.
  3. There is only one version.  If there is a glitch in the system, the vendor can fix it for all customers simultaneously.  Say goodbye to the long waits on the phone when the system isn’t working properly.
  4. Payroll is streamlined.  The ability to seamlessly and immediately integrate payroll information into your finance system will provide you with real time insights into one of your larger costs.
  5. Access anywhere.  The top reason so many are turning to cloud based accounting is that it can be accessed anywhere with internet access. on any device….PC, MAC, Tablet, Smartphone.

To learn more about what cloud accounting can do to help your business run more efficiently, please contact the Cloud Accounting Blog.