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How Cloud Accounting Helps Businesses Handle Financial Information Effectively

Written by Analytix Editorial Team | January 4, 2019

Cloud accounting enables easier access to business data and information while helping ensure better collaboration between team members and people running the business.

Financial information pertains to reports detailing financial activities and status, including documents such as the balance sheet, financial statement, reports on assets and liabilities, etc. Financial information effectiveness is directly dependent on the accuracy and reliability of these documents. All business analysis, including financial management and control is derived from data and information contained in these documents.

How Cloud Accounting is the best way to manage financial documents and information

As per online reports, nearly 45% of small companies are adopting the cloud for business purposes. Time taken to close financial books also reduced to as much as 90%.

It is rapidly becoming evident that cloud accounting helps add value to small business operations in several ways. Here are some of them:

  • Enhanced security

All data in the cloud is online. If business devices are stolen, the data is still not accessible unless the cloud storage allows access. This also makes for better backup of data and information, even in the case of natural disasters.

  • Reducing physical boundaries

Working in the cloud allows businesses to work from anywhere and interact with anyone who is connected via the internet. Accounting software and automation are perfectly optimized by the cloud. Cloud accounting enables data to be accessible without geographical and physical restrictions. Cloud-enabled connections help provide decision makers with access to needful accounting data as well as resources.

  • Improved operations

Moving to the cloud helps optimize accounting automation and boosts software capabilities through improved access and better security. Judicious automation can ensure better managed accounts payable and receivables, ensuring optimized cash flows.

  • Reduced costs

Costs are reduced in cloud accounting because it allows for integration with other systems. When done judiciously, this allows for cost-effective operations that also cut down on other superfluous infrastructure and storage costs.

Harnessing the Cloud

Working in the cloud affords accessibility, transparency, and flexibility to small businesses and startups to work from anywhere, make critical business decisions, and engage in business development activities unrestrained by constraints of infrastructure or manpower. However, to optimize the benefits, businesses must ensure they are associating with an agency that has the required bandwidth to provide all that the cloud promises to offer, alongside dependable technical support and help.

Analytix Solutions offers customized solutions for businesses ranging from traditional bookkeeping and accounting solutions to sophisticated accounting integration and automation. For more information on how we can assist your business, call us at 781-503-9004 or email us at sales@analytix.com.

We look forward to hearing from you about your experiences. Our readers would love to know how your business adopted the cloud and the outcome.

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