Alternatives to Sage: Try AccountsIQ

An award-winning Sage alternative

Since Sage announced they are discontinuing Sage Financials at the end of 2020, we have helped numerous companies searching for a Sage alternative make the switch to AccountsIQ’s financial management software.

We’ve made the switch simple for customers coming off all Sage products, so you can get on with your business quickly. AccountsIQ was developed specifically for the Cloud, and our award-winning accounting solution is perfect for small and medium-sized companies who want to use the best technology to digitise their business. With more features than you would expect, you can future-proof your business knowing there’s a wide range of functionality you can add on at any stage.

If you need more welly than entry level systems like Sage 50 I recommend you look at AccountsIQ.

Neil Goulder, Director of Finance & Operations, Artichoke Trust

Alternatives to Sage: AccountsIQ's Award-Winning Cloud Accounting Solution

AccountsIQ provides a great deal of flexibility and reporting capability and is the logical next step up for clients migrating from the Sage family of products. Over half our clients are ex-Sage customers. Many functions are automated allowing you to spend more time on more value-add tasks. We offer extensive integrations with other cloud systems to maximise efficiency in your business.

AccountsIQ is a financial management system at its core, with these advanced features:

Migration, Setup & Core Financials

  • Powerful 3 level GL structure
  • Extended department analysis (up to 6 dimensions e.g. dept, sector, project etc)
  • Transaction browser for drill-down to transaction level
  • Simple to use with customisable tools
  • Feature-rich Journal Manager, Accounts Receivable & Accounts Payable
  • Email and document manager
  • Fixed Asset Register

Digitally connected

  • Open Banking ready: auto match & bank reconciliation
  • Open API for easy connection with other systems
  • Automated batch payment with approval
  • OCR, expense, CRM, P.O.S, Power BI, Payroll connectors


  • Full VAT capability
  • MTD connections for single entities & groups
  • Full user profiling & audit trail by user
  • Secure payments


  • Full consolidation for Groups and Entities with reports generated in one click
  • Report by Group company, dept, sector, project etc
  • Full accounts receivable & accounts payable consolidated sales & purchases
  • Intercompany transactions and recharges
  • Multicurrency accounting

Business-wide collaboration

  • Paper-less online workflow approval
  • Mobile App for: PO & invoice approval workflow and expense capture


  • Fully-interactive extended reporting (BI coding structure with up to 6 dimensions (dept, sector, project etc)
  • Suite of 250 reports with editable parameters
  • Management reporting packs
  • Dashboards
  • Excel Add-In connection for customised analysis
  • Power BI connector

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    Fast track implementation for Sage Financials users in 3 weeks

    We’ve helped numerous clients move from Sage Financials onto AccountsIQ recently. Our migration plan gets you up and running with Core Financials in 3 weeks or less.

    You can add a whole range of additional modules and BI coding at a later point.

    AccountsIQ is a high standard of product at the right budget for a medium-sized company. With excellent tools for consolidation and custom reporting, AccountsIQ is a robust accounting solution that can quickly adapt to the changing needs of a fast growing business like ours, while still remaining very affordable

    Fiona McKenna, Interim CFO, StitcherAds

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