These days there are a number of options when it comes to accounting software providers. Unlike in years gone by, modern solutions allow businesses to access cloud-based services that offer significant cost savings and increased usability. With so many choices and so little time, it can be difficult to know which is best for your business. Here is a list of the top ten accounting software solutions to help you find the right pick for your staffing business.

1.) Xero

Xero was designed with the small and growing business in mind. It can be accessed via most devices with an internet connection and enables businesses to keep an eye on their cash flow and transactions from anywhere. Banking information can be automatically imported and bills can be paid online to improve efficiency.  Not only that, but its mobile capabilities simplify expenses and it comes with unlimited support. Xero offers flexible pricing plans to suit a range of budgets.

2.) Intuit Quick Books

QuickBooks has been around for a long time. The user interface is attractive and usable—all the key information about income, expenses, profit and loss is displayed on a dashboard that provides immediate visibility upon login. It offers reports, account charts, customisable invoices, and payroll support, as well as a number of integrations. There are a range of different plans ranging from £6-£25/month depending on your requirements.

3.) Zoho Books

Zoho Books is a highly customisable option that can help with expenses and invoices, however it doesn’t currently have a payroll feature. It can be integrated with your bank account and is part of a suite of cloud-based software including Zoho CRM and Zoho Recruit.  Prices start at just £6/month.

4.) Sage One

Sage One is the cloud-based accounting software offering of enterprise giant, Sage. Targeted at smaller businesses, this cloud accounting software package can help with invoicing, cash-flow and payroll from £10/month.

5.) FreeAgent

Free agent is a cloud-based accounting software package that focuses on tasks including time-tracking, invoicing and expenses. It has a highly functional mobile app that enables users to upload pictures of receipts and reconcile accounts quickly.

6.) FreshBooks

Fresh Books is a cloud-based accounting software offering with an especially user-friendly interface. Straightforward and jargon-free no-nonsense accounting is its forte. Ideal for smaller businesses, Fresh Books provides only the basics, like invoices and expenses. It also integrates well with other apps.

7.) Wave Accounting

For the company that’s just starting out, Wave Accounting might be a good option. It’s free accounting software that includes invoicing, accounting and receipt scanning, as well as reasonably prices add-on services like payroll.

8.) Clear Books

Clear Books offers robust accounting features, VAT support and unlimited users. It has invoicing, project management, expense claims and plenty of support options. It even has a free plan for the cost-conscious business.

9.) NetSuite

Oracle NetSuite allows businesses with multiple entities or business units to function using a single account. Ideal for the bigger staffing company operating in several countries or currencies. The cloud-based software provides support with different currencies, tax regulations and governance requirements.

10.) KashFlow

KashFlow is a multiple award winning accounting software package that links directly with HMRC. It provides a complete financial overview of a business from anywhere via its mobile apps and can create and send quotes and invoices. KashFlow also comes equipped with some pretty handy payment integrations including Worldpay and GoCardless.  It offers multiple different plans including; starter, which is £7 per month, business which is £14 per month, and business and payroll, which is £19 per month.

There are a plethora of options out there that could be a good fit for your business, however, if you’re looking for something a little bit more bespoke, it may be worth looking into a solution tailor-made for your industry.