For decades I have worked as an accountant and for 20 plus years I have worked with QuickBooks. I have worked with some of the most expensive and complex accounting programs ever developed, yet have found none as simple and thorough as QuickBooks.
What is it about QuickBooks®that makes it so good? The answers are quite simple. It is perhaps one of the most comprehensive programs on the market and has been hailed as the number one accounting software for small businesses. QuickBooks®contains the most important aspects of accounting including general ledger, payroll, accounts receivable, accounts payable, fixed assets and more.
Everyone involved in the financial aspects of a business can easily learn to operate QuickBooks whether a degreed accountant or a bookkeeper. In addition, QuickBooks®has several versions of its software designed for specific industries. Independent Contractors is designed for freelancers, consultants and part-time workers. New Business is designed to provide tools to become a well-run business. Professional & Field Services is designed for Architects, Landscapers and Wedding Planners. Retail Business is designed for bike stores, food trucks and coffee shops. E-commerce Business is designed for Etsy stores, eBay sellers and online retailers. Non-profit Organization is designed for charities, religious groups and private foundations. There is also QuickBooks®Online, QuickBooks®Enterprise, and QuickBooks®Point of Sale.
QuickBooks®is also great for working with Safety Net for secure backups online. Receipt Bank allows users to extract data from receipts and invoices. Users can import transactions into QuickBooks®from PayPal. If you use Shopify you can import orders from that site into QuickBooks. There are literally hundreds of apps that can be used in conjunction with QuickBooks®Desktop or QuickBooks®Online.
QuickBooks®allows users to export reports to Excel which is beneficial for tweaking the files and allowing for easier readability. Reports can also be emailed should the need arise. Bank reconciliations are a snap in QuickBooks®which will streamline your workload.
QuickBooks®also has several online tutorials to help users to learn how to use the software. There are also many courses online to learn how to use QuickBooks®for various types of businesses. There are also QuickBooks®Pro Advisors who can provide on-site training if needed.
QuickBooks®has proven many times that it is a premier small business accounting software. Regardless of your experience, anyone can use QuickBooks. If you are not using QuickBooks, why not change to it now and see how easy all of your accounting and bookkeeping needs can be met?