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Manufacturing accounting system and financial software

The easy way to control your finances

Your manufacturing business has specific requirements when it comes to managing your financials. With Sage Accounting you control operations, ensure the delivery of consistent quality, and take advantage of new commercial opportunities.

Create quotes and estimates quickly and easily

See how much profit you can earn from each manufacturing job and convert your quote estimates into invoices so you can get paid faster.

Get better visibility over open projects and finances

Gain control over work order details and deeper insights into your production costs so you can see where to cut spend and save money faster. View cash flow forecasts on an accounting software dashboard.

Get organised for by managing costs for manufacturing projects and jobs

Check when you started on a job, how much it earned, and identify your most profitable buyers to grow your business like a boss.

Take control of your stock

Respond faster to shifting customer demands and improve the management of fluctuations in purchasing, production, and shipping. Accelerate responses to inquiries and requests with accurate product costing and pricing.

Connect your banks

Manufacturers need complete, accurate, and up-to-the-minute data to make the best business decisions. With Sage Accounting, you can connect your banks, import transactions automatically and get an accurate, real-time view of your accounts.

Pay employees on time, every time

Pay employees quickly and easily using our optional Payroll add-on and sync these payments with Sage Accounting automatically, saving hours of work.

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Accounting

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75% off for 4 months
£12
£3.00 +VAT/mo*
You save £36.00
  • Create and send invoices
  • Track what you're owed
  • Automatic bank reconciliation
  • Calculate and submit VAT
  • Supports one user
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Accounting

75% off for 4 months
£24
£6.00 +VAT/mo
You save £72.00
  • Create and send invoices
  • Track what you're owed
  • Automatic bank reconciliation
  • Calculate and submit VAT
  • Supports unlimited users
  • Manage and submit CIS
  • Run advanced reports
  • Send quotes and estimates
  • Forecast cash flow
  • Manage purchase invoices
  • Snap receipts with AutoEntry, 3 months free(2)
    Accounting

    Plus

    75% off for 4 months
    £30
    £7.50 +VAT/mo
    You save £90.00
    • Create and send invoices
    • Track what you're owed
    • Automatic bank reconciliation
    • Calculate and submit VAT
    • Supports unlimited users
    • Manage and submit CIS
    • Run advanced reports
    • Send quotes and estimates
    • Forecast cash flow
    • Manage purchase invoices
    • Snap receipts with AutoEntry, 3 months free(2)
    • Invoice in multiple currencies
    • Manage inventory

    *Get 75% off for 4 months, then £12/£24/£30 + VAT/mo (tier depending). Terms and conditions apply.
    **Start your free trial and receive 1 month free, then £12/£24/£30 + VAT/mo (tier depending). Terms and conditions apply.
    (1) Starting at 5 employees from £1.75 (offer price) per month + VAT with the option to add employee tiers for up to 50 employees. RRP from £7 + VAT per month (after offer).
    (2) Snap and upload data from unlimited receipts, invoices and supplier statements with AutoEntry, free for your first 3 months. Subject to fair usage policy. Standard and Plus tiers only.

    FAQs

    When you’re working in an industry like manufacturing, you need a place where you can effectively control stock, view real-time data, and stay compliant. Sage Accounting does just that, helping you:

  • Get clear insights into production costs to make informed business decisions
  • Get a clear view of stock so that you always have the right amount
  • Get paid faster by automating and setting up recurring invoices
  • Stay in control by viewing a cash flow forecast with real-time insights
  • Manage your finances no matter where you are on your mobile
  • Review orders that are in the pipeline and pending
  • Save hours of time by reducing your admin burden
  • Connect your banks and import transactions from your points of sale
  • Pay employees on time, every time
  • Ensure compliance with VAT returns to HMRC
  • Give your accountant or bookkeeper permission to view your finances and collaborate with them in real-time
  • Sage Accounting is a type of accounting software that works from anywhere, online. Manufacturing companies can use Sage Accounting to work on their books, file VAT returns and control their cash flow. Use it to track income and expenses while spending less time on financial admin. You can also use Payroll, an add-on for Sage Accounting, to pay your employees. How can Sage inventory management features benefit my business?

    Using this type of software gives you insights into how much inventory your business has at any one time. This type of information will help you plan when to order more stock and manage cash flow more efficiently, all while cutting costs. It will also help you avoid overselling and make more profitable business decisions.

    Using this type of software, you can see how much inventory your manufacturing business has at any one time. This type of information will help you plan when to order more stock and manage cash flow more efficiently, all while cutting costs. It will also help you avoid overselling and make more profitable business decisions.

    Sage Accounting Standard or Plus are both good choices for manufacturing companies. They enable generating quotes and estimates. They also support unlimited users, advanced reports, and cash flow forecasting. With Accounting Plus, you can also manage inventory and invoice in multiple currencies.

    Use accounting software to record income and expenses. Brief your employees how they can capture expenses, using their mobile devices, while on the go. Sync transactions with your business bank accounts via bank feeds. Create, send and track the status of invoices inside of your accounting software Enable secure collaboration with your accountant before a tax return so they can verify the accuracy of your books. Alternatively, hire an in-house accountant or team who completes these tasks.

    Sage Marketplace

    Get added functionality with our partner apps which integrate directly with Sage Accounting, bringing you more tools that help you get the job done.

    AutoEntry

    Remove the need for data entry

    AutoEntry is an intelligent, cloud-based solution which eliminates bookkeeping data entry, so users never again have to type up invoices or receipts.

    Manu Online

    Improve cost efficiency

    Improve manufacturing business processes for lower inventory levels, less admin work and better and faster service for your customers.

    Joiin

    Make smarter decisions

    Automate the way you consolidate financial, sales and KPI data with Joiin. Create great looking, detailed reports that can be accessed on any device, anywhere.

    Syft

    Reporting and analytics

    Powerful analytics to take you from data to decisions

    "With over 400 customers, we wanted up to date visibility of their purchasing decisions."

    Martin Hickman,
    Managing Director, Sandland Packaging

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