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Accounts receivable software solutions from Sage

Tracking your accounts receivables has never been easier, more accurate or more cost-effective. Discover how to accounts receivable software simplifies AR, reduces DSO, boosts productivity and improves cash flow in your business.

What advantages does accounts receivable software offer?

Managing AR is critical for your business, but it can be time-consuming if it is all done manually. Accounts receivable software helps you automate and simplify AR. Manage collections, receive payments on outstanding invoices faster, auto-process payments, and reduce time spent on accounts receivables with AR automation software.

Automate AR

From generating invoices to reconciling received payments, manually managing the AR process can take a lot of time. This is why so many businesses use accounts receivable software to help be more efficient with accounts receivable. Automate AR processes, generate recurring invoices, send invoices easily, and link documents to customer accounts with accounts receivable software. 

Get paid faster

Is your DSO high? Are you struggling to get your customers or clients to pay on time? Accounts receivable software can automate the collections process, saving you money and time while improving cash flow. Offer multiple-currency and online payment options so your customers can pay you the way they prefer. Your AR ledger auto-updates when you receive payment, helping you keep track of any outstanding invoices. Send reminders and communications to customers with outstanding invoices automatically.

Full view of cash flow

Another benefit of accounts receivable software is the rich reports that give full visibility of your accounts receivable. See how much your customers owe and for how long easily. Analyse AR data like revenue over time or collection activity on customer accounts to make strategic business decisions.

Integrate seamlessly

Connecting cloud-based AR software to your business tools will make your workflow even more seamless. Our accounts receivable software integrates directly into business systems like your CRM, giving you full visibility of quotes, sales orders and invoices. It automatically posts transactions to your general ledger and AR ledger to streamline billing.

Accounts receivable software key features

When it comes to accounts receivable automation software, choose software that simplifies collection and accounts receivable, so it's easy for you to get paid. Consider these features when it's time to automate your AR.

Online payment processing

Get paid easily with a variety of payment types like domestic bank payments, credit cards, cheques and ACH payments.

Credit management

Approve credit, extend credit to approved customers, and manage credit policies in one system. 

Real-time reporting

Get easy access to AR data and improve efficacy and agility.

Integrations

Seamlessly connect to your bank, tools, and other systems, to save time.

Accounts receivable software solutions

Transform your business with Sage accounts receivable software.

Sage Accounting

Flexible online accounting software for small businesses. Unlock potential, gain clarity, and save time.

Cloud accounting for freelancers, sole traders, and small businesses:

  • Customise, send and track invoices, quotes and estimates
  • Manage purchase invoices and suppliers
  • Forecast and control cashflow
  • Track performance with advanced reports
  • Calculate and Submit VAT
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Sage 50 Accounts

Desktop accounting software with cloud connectivity, giving you a complete view of your business finances and inventory.

Desktop accounting with cloud connectivity for small businesses with advanced needs:

  • Manage cashflow to stay in control and grow your business
  • Accept payments easily and get paid faster
  • Full visibility and control of your payments from anywhere
  • Automate the admin and save yourself hours of work
  • Make complex accounting simple with advanced stock management

Sage Intacct

The leader in cloud accounting and financial management software. Perfect for scale-ups to global enterprises. Bespoke pricing, tailored to your business.
  • Track multiple accounts in real-time
  • Consolidate multiple entities and more in minutes
  • Collaborate from a single source of truth
  • Make strategic decisions with dimensional reporting and analytics
  • Open APIs allow multiple, stable, secure integrations

James Proctor

Director of Professional & Managed Services, Phase 3

You need your finance system to give you confidence in the data that you’ve got and that you’re invoicing correctly – that’s exactly what Sage Intacct gives us.

Accounts receivable software FAQs

Accounts receivable (AR) software is financial software that helps organisations manage their customer invoices. It can help streamline and even automate many of the manual tasks involved in managing AR, such as invoice creation, customer communication, and payment collection.

There are many benefits to using accounts receivable software, including:

  • Improved cash flow: Accounts receivable software can help organisations improve their cash flow by accelerating the collection of customer payments.
  • Reduced costs: AR software can help businesses reduce costs by cutting the need for manual data entry and by streamlining the collection process.
  • Better visibility into AR data: AR software provides businesses with better visibility into their AR data, which can help them make better financial decisions.
  • Reduced risk of customer churn: AR automation can help businesses reduce the risk of customer churn by improving customer communication and by making it easier for customers to pay their invoices.

Choosing the right accounts receivable software involves considering the following criteria:

  • Features: Look for essential features such as e-invoicing, payment processing, collections prioritisation, online credit applications, real-time risk data, and automation capabilities.
  • Ease of use: The software should be user-friendly and offer an intuitive interface, making it easy to adopt and efficient in managing accounts receivable tasks.
  • Integration: Ensure that the software integrates seamlessly with your existing accounting or enterprise systems, allowing for data synchronisation and streamlined workflows.
  • Scalability: As your business grows, the accounts receivable software should be capable of scaling to meet increasing demands, avoiding the need for switching solutions later.
  • Customer support: Good support from the software vendor is essential for troubleshooting and addressing issues during implementation, as well as ongoing usage.

By carefully evaluating these criteria and comparing various software solutions, you can find the accounts receivable software that meets your specific business needs and helps streamline your financial processes.

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