Is operating more efficiently and having more time to focus on your business one of your 2018 goals?
Trying to run your business using inefficient accounting software is like trying to build a brick wall with inefficient mortar; if there is not enough holding the wall together, bricks will start to loosen and soon, the whole wall will crumble.
Therefore, it is essential to understand how efficient accounting and financial management software will not only hold your business together, but also become the foundation for greater success and profitability.
Keeping “the books” for a business was literally a paper-based process involving a ledger, lots of columns, and a pencil to record the business’ essential financial data. However, times have changed.
In this digital age, even the smallest business can benefit from using accounting software.
Accounting software can not only help you reduce human errors in calculations, but it can help you gain insights into your business that are not always easy to see in paper form. This includes generating sales forecasts for the next 12-months, or using the extensive report range the software provides to determine what are your highest expenses, pinpoint your least profitable service and identify budget blowouts.
What else can accounting software do for your business? Accounting software offers the business owner mobility, flexibility and a better lifestyle, as often the software in the digital age is “Cloud” based.
Cloud based software allows you to see your business account balances, outstanding invoices, overall cash position, and much more – 24 hours a day, 7 days a week and from anywhere, provided you can access an internet connection.
These days, you can run your business from your traditional desktop, an iPad or similar tablet device and even your mobile phone. Most cloud based accounting systems have apps you can download to the device.
This translates into allowing you to run your business without sacrificing a flexible, balanced lifestyle. Gone are the days where you must be at the office to run your business. You can have visibility and certainty over your business’s finances with the flexibility to access your business’s financial information even when you are not physically present. Who ever thought accounting software could be so good and provide some much freedom? So, what are you waiting for? We make flying through the cloud easy.
If you would like to learn more about cloud based accounting, integrating software, or customisation of your accounting software, contact the experts at GoFi8ure on 0800 463 488 or email us to find out more.
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