Let your business soar with cloud accounting
There are lots of reasons why cloud accounting will make your life so much easier, so that you can get on with what you do best – running a successful business.
Get the information you need, when you need it, in the format you want to help you make sound business decisions. You can access your accounts and your latest financial information from any device with an internet connection at any time, day or night.
There’s no need to install and run applications on a desktop computer – it's all safely stored in the cloud.
Many cloud packages are able to import information from your banking transactions – this reduces the amount of time you spend on data entry and reconciliations.
Spreading the cost
The cost of the software is spread by making payments by monthly subscription instead of a one-off upfront lump sum.
Data is stored in the cloud and is continually backed up, so there is no need to worry about using your own hard-drive or making regular back-ups.
The leading software providers all store the data in ultra-secure data centres, which means you can relax, because your business information is protected.
Cloud software can integrate with a whole range of add-ons, such as inventory, CRM and time tracking packages. Whatever your business need there’s probably an add-on for that!
Imagine a world where you can link with your accountant in real-time, online, without the need to scan in documents or email across long-winded spreadsheets of data.
Cloud accounting allows you and your accountant to communicate. You’ll always be on the same page, thanks to real time reporting which provides up to date information whenever it is needed.
Which cloud package is right for me?
Unlike many firms, we’re not tied to one software provider. We can help you choose the right package for your business from the myriad of choices available in the market.
Our cloud accounting team has experience of a wide range of products and hold certifications so that you know you are dealing with experts you can trust.
We’ll always give you honest, unbiased information about the pros and cons of all the available packages, including, but not limited to:
Cloud Accounting FAQs
Instead of saving your accounts information and other financial data on your desktop computer, Cloud accounting software stores your information on remote servers. Data is sent to ‘the Cloud,’ where it is processed and returned to the user.
Cloud software is incredibly flexible – it gives you access to information about your business’ finances 24/7 anytime, anywhere – providing you have internet access you can log on and securely access information in real-time.
By using online accounting software and utilising its various functions to deal with basic inputting and processing tasks, business owners can free up additional time to focus on running their businesses and helping it grow.
That is the beauty of using the Cloud – there is no need to install and run applications on your desktop computer – it is all safely stored in the Cloud.
Do you have access to a desktop computer, laptop, tablet or smartphone? If so you are ready to go!
We can offer a wide range of support to clients, ranging from one-to-one training through to regular technical support via phone or email. However, should an issue arise we can work in real-time with you over the Cloud to resolve the matter.
Many Cloud packages are able to import information from your banking transactions – this reduces the amount of time you spend on data entry and reconciliations. The team at Milsted Langdon can advise which Cloud packages are best for real-time banking information.
Most Cloud accounting packages allow for current files and data to be transferred to the new software. Where this is not possible we can assist clients with any manual data entry required. Some packages also allow businesses to continue to use existing accounts via spreadsheets, but in most cases companies will benefit more from transferring this process on to the new package and managing their accounts from there.
Many of our clients find it works out cheaper and is easier to budget for Cloud accounting, as the cost of the software is spread over monthly subscription payments instead of a one-off, upfront fee.
Installing time-consuming, costly software updates are a thing of the past. All updates are done remotely, on your behalf – you do not need to do a thing, or pay a penny extra – everything is taken care of.
Data is stored in the Cloud in ultra-secure, highly-encrypted data centres, which means that you can relax because your business information is protected. As your data is continually backed up, there is no need to worry about using your own hard-drive or remembering to make regular back-ups.
Not unless you want them to! Your data is very secure and cannot be accessed by anyone without your permission. However, you will find it incredibly useful to share access with your accountant. By linking with your accountant online, there is no longer any need to scan in documents or email across long-winded spreadsheets of data.
Cloud accounting allows you and your accountant to communicate freely. You will always be on the same page, thanks to real-time reporting, which provides up to date information whenever it is needed.
Unlike many firms, we are not tied to one software provider. We can help you choose the right package for your business from the myriad of choices available in the market. We will always give you honest, unbiased information about the pros and cons of all the available packages.
To find out more about Cloud-based accounting, speak to the team at Milsted Langdon. We promise not to baffle you with tech-speak – we will explain how Cloud accounting will benefit your business in a simple, straightforward manner.
We will also provide honest, unbiased advice on which Cloud-based software will work best for your particular business set-up.
Get in touch now and let your business fly with a Cloud-based accounting system.
To find out how we can help your business take off with a cloud based accounting system, speak to the team at Milsted Langdon.