Accounting is among the most crucial tasks a business has to perform. Accounting requirements vary from basic, such as crediting and debiting accounts, to advanced, such as generating income statements and balance sheets. Accounting software solutions automate processes in line with the relevant accounting rules and regulations and according to the relevant standards. Using this type of software, businesses can handle accounting in a convenient and organized manner. Accounting encapsulates a number of subcategories mentioned below, including tax management, payments and invoicing, as well as financial reporting.


Wave

Wave

(5)

Wave is a cloud-based all-in-one accounting solution designed specifically for small businesses with 9 employees or less. More Information...

Quickbooks Online

Quickbooks Online

(509)

Quickbooks Online is a small business cloud accounting solution that allows businesses to accept payments, manage and pay bills, and payroll functions. More Information...

FreeAgent

FreeAgent

(7)

FreeAgent is an award-winning online accounting software designed specifically for freelancers and small businesses with up to 10 employees around the world. More Information...

Freshbooks

Freshbooks

(145)

FreshBooks is an accounting task management service, ensuring that all of your processes are fast, easy and secure. Send invoices, track time and capture expenses in minutes. More Information...

Boox

Boox

(1)

Boox is an online accounting service, combining an innovative app with expert advice from a dedicated accountant for UK based contractors, freelancers and small businesses. More Information...

Clearbooks

Clearbooks

(1)

Running a business can be time consuming - let our Accounting, Payroll and HR software lighten your workload. Our simple, intuitive cloud accounting software can be accessed securely anywhere, any time. More Information...

Xero

Xero

(103)

Xero is a cloud-based accounting software, providing its users view to their cashflow in real-time with online accounting, invoicing, billing & banking. More Information...

Qvinci

Qvinci 29

(0)

Qvinci is a powerful web-based financial reporting, consolidation and benchmarking tool that provides complete visibility into a client or organization's finances. More Information...

Zoho Books

Zoho Books

(139)

Zoho Books is a simple, easy-to-use accounting app that tracks the money coming in and going out of your business. More Information...

BillQuick

BillQuick 61

(0)

BillQuick is an intelligent time tracking, billing, accounting and project management solution. More Information...

SutiExpense

SutiExpense 51

(0)

SutiExpense is a leading online expense report software solution that automates the expense management process. More Information...

SutiWEM-S

SutiWEM-S 21

(0)

Streamline your wireless expense management process and find savings across the spectrum of your mobile related services with SutiWEM-S. More Information...

SutiSoft Spend Platform

SutiSoft Spend Platform 51

(0)

Managing spend efficiently requires you to analyze various spend areas to make better informed decisions. More Information...

SutiAP

SutiAP 22

(0)

SutiAP expedites the procure-to-pay cycle by streamlining payment processes and enhancing compliance across the systems. More Information...


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ezyCollect

ezyCollect

(2)

ezyCollect automatically manages receivables and can help to chase payments more proactively, saving you time and allowing you to chase more customers in your working day. More Information...


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Sage One

Sage One

(1)

Easy to use accounting software for all sizes of business. More Information...


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InvoiceSherpa

InvoiceSherpa

(2)

Get paid faster - automate your accounting processes. Cash flow management software automatically chases up late invoices. More Information...


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Easy Accountax

Easy Accountax 20

(0)

Easy Accountax is online cloud based accounting software that provide book keeping, payroll, self assessment, CRM, HRM, Stock Management and function. More Information...

FinancialForce

FinancialForce

(1)

FinancialForce is a cloud-based accounting software which integrates seamlessly onto the Salesforce platform to streamline the opportunity-to-cash process. More Information...

CloudBooks

CloudBooks

(1)

CloudBooks is Free Online Invoice Software with Time Tracking, Project Management, Expenses and Reporting features. More Information...

Kashflow

Kashflow 71

(0)

Kashflow is an online accounting software for small business owners. More Information...

Satago

Satago 33

(0)

Transform your cash flow with Satago - Connect to your accounting software in minutes and get paid on time, save time and reduce risk and access short-term funding. More Information...

Aptora

Aptora

(1)

Aptora Total Office Manager is a complete field service management tool. More Information...

ChargeOver

ChargeOver

(11)

ChargeOver is a recurring billing and payments application. It automates billing, payments, and dunning; integrates with QuickBooks and Xero; and offers an API, .js, and more. More Information...

Debtor Daddy

Debtor Daddy 34

(0)

Nip payment issues in the bud with Debtor Daddy, automated receivables management software that sends friendly payment reminders automatically to make sure you get paid. More Information...

Cerillion Skyline

Cerillion Skyline

(1)

Cerillion Skyline is a powerful cloud billing application for the next generation of subscription and usage-based services. More Information...

Apruve

Apruve 35

(0)

Extending terms to your customer leads to your own cash flow and collections issues. Apruve finances your invoices, improves your cash flow and cleans up your balance sheet. More Information...

Gain ERP

Gain ERP 21

(0)

Gain ERP offers enterprise class Accounting, Billing, Inventory and SaaS model services for the SMB market. More Information...

Erply

Erply

(7)

ERPLY retail software is web-based, making it accessible anywhere and contains modules for every aspect of your retail establishment. More Information...

Ramco Global Payroll

Ramco Global Payroll 61

(0)

Ramco offers Global Payroll across 35+ countries (with partners 108 countries) on a unified HCM platform. More Information...

BrokerSumo

BrokerSumo 24

(0)

Back office, commission management and accounting software for real estate brokerages and agents. Manage your agents, commissions, accounting, reporting, payments & billings. More Information...

Zola Suite

Zola Suite 45

(0)

Zola Suite provides next generation, cloud-based practice management software to solo, small and mid-sized law firms. More Information...

LawGro

LawGro 12

(0)

LawGro offers a cloud & mobile based legal practice management software powered by Artificial Intelligence & driven by real time analytics. More Information...

AtAssist

AtAssist 8

(0)

An all-in-one property management and accounting cloud-based solution to help manage multiple residents, properties, languages and currencies. More Information...

DJUBO

DJUBO 53

(0)

The DJUBO Property Management System - Everything you need to run and manage your Hotel all in single dashboard. More Information...

ERP-ONE+

ERP-ONE+ 41

(0)

ERP-ONE+ is a Wholesale & Distribution software suite delivering comprehensive intuitive functionality that improves the entire business process. More Information...

Visual Lease

Visual Lease 25

(0)

Visual Lease is a SaaS platform that manages and visualizes your leased asset portfolio, while enabling compliance ahead of 2019 FASB/IASB accounting changes. More Information...

MoneyPenny

MoneyPenny

(3)

MoneyPenny is a Time Tracking and Invoicing software designed for teams. It helps businesses owners switch to pro-active team management and automate invoicing process. More Information...

AFM Suite

AFM Suite

(1)

AFM Suite is a web-based software solution for Carriers, Freight Brokers, and Freight Forwarders. AFM Suite has Dispatching, Accounting, and Safety & Compliance core modules. More Information...

WEB GST

WEB GST

(1)

A complete solution for GST compliances. An integrated ASP-GSP solution. The best tool which helps in filing GST returns and invoices. More Information...

BQE Core

BQE Core 58

(0)

BQE Core is available as a stand-alone solution, self-hosted or a cloud service, and offers integrated business accounting, project management, and business intelligence. More Information...

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Accounting Market Overview

The Accounting Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) market is dominated by a few major vendors that offer very homogeneous accounting products focused on simplifying the bookkeeping process for businesses of varying sizes.

Differentiation tends to be marginal through specialized add-on tools, integrations, reporting functionality, or pricing strategies.

Historically, Sage and Intuit’s Quickbooks product series have dominated the accounting software market. Since then, they also launched cloud-based versions of their products to serve a wider spectrum of small to medium-sized businesses.

Other players have entered the market in the past decade and raised the bar significantly with strong product offerings, carving out sizable market shares with no signs of slowing down their growth.

Compared to other markets where vendors are spread across all sectors of the Crozdesk Market Radar™, accounting software vendors focus on achieving growth.

The Crozdesk Market Radar™ is based on live market data and thus may vary from the published Crozdesk Software Ranking 2017 below.

Crozdesk Software Ranking 2017

Crozdesk Icon Top 10 Accounting Software in 2017 View All Products

Every business needs accounting software. Below you can find the top accountancy solutions for freelancers, startups, small and mid-sized businesses in 2017. All applications are ranked by our Crozscore algorithm - taking into account large amounts of market data. The primary ranking factors are: general user satisfaction and usability, features and overall popularity. Additionally, you can find quotes from our in-house software experts below to get a better idea of each winner's offering.

This ranking was published on the 20th July 2017. For the most up-to-date Crozscores, user reviews and other information have a look at the full accounting product list.

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94%
Freshbooks

Freshbooks (145) Most User Friendly

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Freshbooks is not a traditional accounting software. It aims to make invoicing and other accounting tasks dead simple for small businesses. If you simply want to track money going in and out of your business, don't need a complicated double-entry solution and are planning to hand off the key figures to your accountant once a year, Freshbooks is the way to go. More Information...

2
89%
Zoho Books

Zoho Books (139)

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Zoho Books is packed with features, yet provides a simple and fairly easy-to-use accounting setup that tracks money coming in and going out of your business. Its various automation features cut down on manual labor requirements. More Information...

3
87%
Xero

Xero (103) SME Pick

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Xero is a quickly expanding, powerful and very affordable solution that's an excellent pick for businesses who are looking for a versatile solution that is increasingly popular with accountancy providers. Its well-rounded product with easy reporting functionality makes it a joy to use. More Information...

4
83%
Wave

Wave (5) Most Affordable

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Wave is an all-in-one accounting solution primarily geared towards small businesses with 9 employees or less. It offers a well-rounded, powerful solution that is entirely free to use - with pay-as-you-go pricing on extra services, such as card and payroll processing. More Information...

5
80%
Sage One

Sage One (1)

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Sage has been providing on-premise ERP and accountancy solutions for decades now and have - with Sage One - finally built a solid cloud-based alternative for startups and SMEs. More Information...

6
79%
FinancialForce

FinancialForce (1)

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FinancialForce integrates seamlessly into Salesforce, so you can track opportunities from your sales funnel straight through to your final accounts. If your business runs on Salesforce and you want to have complete visibility over your sales and finance functions you should definitely consider adding FinancialForce to your software stack. More Information...

7
75%
FreeAgent

FreeAgent (7) Freelancer Pick

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FreeAgent is another solution specifically designed for very small teams. It is especially popular with freelancers and DIY wannabe accountants. If you have a small business and don't need any fancy frills, FreeAgent could be the right software for you. More Information...

8
73%
Clearbooks

Clearbooks (1)

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Clearbooks is a simple accounting solutions available for SMEs in the UK and the Netherlands only. Its simplified approach to day-to-day bookkeeping is a good pick for small teams who don't require a complicated setup. More Information...

9
68%
Quickbooks Online

Quickbooks Online (509) Market Leader

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Intuit's Quickbooks is the long-standing SME market leader in the US and many other western countries. However, user satisfaction has been flailing in recent years and newer solutions are increasingly stealing its market share. If you are looking for the most widely used solution - this is it! More Information...

10
60%
Boox

Boox (1)

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Boox is a UK only solution providing a full-stack accountancy service, combining its software with expert advice from dedicated accounting professionals. Its main user groups include contractors, freelancers and other small businesses. More Information...


This Software Ranking was published on the Jul 04 2017. All Crozscores are fixed as of that date.

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