Sage 50 Accounts Professional – In Detail

Sage 50 Accounts Professional provides the competent help you need to manage your finances, stock, customers and suppliers. Manage your day-to-day finances with Sage 50 Accounts Professional.


Designed for established small to medium sized businesses, this software handles your customers, suppliers and VAT. Plus, if you trade overseas you can manage multiple currencies.


Spot those business opportunities early and identify those to maximise.


Easy to set up and use

Easy to set up and use from the get-go
Easy to customise to fit your business
Easy to understand, jargon-free language
Automatic software updates are ran as standard, so no need to worry
RSS feeds to keep you updated on software updates and news as it arises


Manage your finances

Customise your reports to the needs of your business
Share information electronically with your accountant via an exchange link
View and update your Profit & Loss and Balance Sheet reports, for good overview of your financial situation
Bank reconciliation for up-to-date figures
Set up recurring transactions as they arise
Process your Year End and Month End aided by step-by-step guides and tutorials
Cash flow forecasting functionality
The lock date feature prevents users from posting transactions before a set date
Manage prepayments and accruals capably
Manage departmental budgets in isolation or collectively with the business – keenly manage those key budgets
Deal in foreign currency, where appropriate

Sage 50 Mobile – free mobile app

Connect your iPhone, iPad, Android or Blackberry device to your live Sage 50 Accounts data
Manage your accounts on the move: customers, suppliers, finances and products & pricing can be all accessed with ease from anywhere
Create quotes and invoices from your chosen mobile device – easy whilst on the go
Keeps your data secure – 128 bit encryption

Sage 50 Accounts Pulse

Gain instant insight on your Windows 8 device
Ideal for staff outside your finance department who need to see topline financial summaries at a glance in order to deliver on their jobs/ tasks
Just £4.99 per month*




Manage your customers

Insightful dashboard to see where your money is, what’s outstanding, aged debt and tasks for the day
Create professional quotations and invoices that match your business
Option to send e-invoices and e-statements
Add ‘pay now’ buttons to email invoices, statements and debt chase letters for another easy touchpoint
Build in a level of profit appropriate to each quote or invoice before you commit
Store and find all your customer information and communications in one place, including addresses, contacts, recent activity and bank details
Apply variable discounts to win business at quote stage
A variety of reports ensure good analysis of your customer activity, debt and can help you identify your best customers
Templates of discounted pricelists can apply to one or more customers
Create and process sales orders easily

Sage e-Banking

Effectively manage your cash flow with comprehensive Sage e-Banking
Complete and rapid online bank reconciliation is achieved
Accounts are maintained and cash flow control more accurate

Manage your VAT

Inbuilt VAT help centre
Automatically validate and verifiy VAT returns with the inbuilt tools
Prepare & reconcile VAT returns, with electronic submissions accredited by HMRC
Operate Flat Rate VAT and VAT Cash Accounting
EC Sales List management available

Manage your business

Manage reports specific to the needs of your business
Customise the way you view your software with flexible and optional preferences
Intelligent dashboards proffer a keen overview of your finances, customers, suppliers and stock
Error check your data and ensure it is safely maintained with regular and automatic backups
Utilise a wide selection of reports to analyse your business against specific criteria
Exchange information with your accountant electronically
Integrates with Microsoft® Excel, Word and Outlook, for further reporting and manipulation of data.

Manage your suppliers

Comprehensive dashboards give you an insightful overview of your supplier cash allocation, payments outstanding, monies owed and tasks for the day
Record purchase invoices in batches
Easy access to accounts, activity and communications – all stored within one place
Create and process purchase orders with ease

Manage your stock

Stock control and management tools inbuilt
Intuitive dashboard for at-a-glance overviews of your best performing products as well as stock levels and value, whilst identifying poorly performing products
Maintain all your important stock information collectively, including product codes, descriptions, categories and prices
Stock levels automatically update when invoices are posted – so keeping your records timely too
Take a view on your product performance, profitability and stock levels. Help identify your top and bottom performers through a host of informative reports and tools
Inclusion of Bill of Materials
Inclusion of barcode generation




Technical requirements

2GHz processor or equivalent
2GB of free disk space (additional space is required for data files)
Network users only: 1Gbps network (100 Mbps minimum)
Supported Operating Systems

All 32 or 64-bit variants of Microsoft® Windows® 8, 7, Vista, XP, Server 2003 or Server 2008
Other requirements
Integrates with Microsoft Office® 2003, 2007 and 2010 (32-bit edition)
Internet Explorer v7 or higher
An Internet connection
Screen Resolution of 1024×768
Anti-Virus software should be configured to exclude Sage files from its scanning routines

Note: Please ensure all the latest Microsoft Updates are installed.


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