Sage Business Cloud Accounting

A Smart and Scalable Cloud Accounting Solution for Small Businesses

An overview of Sage Business Cloud Accounting

Simple, effective and affordable accounting in the cloud


Sage Business Cloud Accounting (previously known as Sage One Accounting) is the perfect solution for your start-up or small business if you need basic accounting and invoicing at an affordable price. Being SARS compliant has never been this simple. Free yourself from admin with clever, easy-to-use accounting features, built around how you work. Since it is completely online based, you are not bound to a location or time to do your business. No more hassles being stuck in the office (or traditional office hours) to do your accounting, issue invoices, or check financial reports. Sage Business Cloud Accounting gives you freedom to plan your day and get your work done, wherever you choose to be at the time.

With an incredibly simple user interface and easy-to-understand terminology, Sage Business Cloud Accounting provides a seamless and convenient experience whilst performing essential accounting tasks. Not convinced yet? You can even try it free for 30 days.

There are no upgrade hassles – you don’t need to worry about installing new versions of software, you will automatically be working on the latest version of our software.

What about keeping your accounting data safe in the cloud? Sage Business Cloud Accounting uses the same level of encryption than online banking does. Your information can also never get lost due to faulty machines or theft, as everything is stored in the cloud

Sage Business Cloud Accounting Offers You:

Simple, Effective Invoicing
Quotes, invoices, and statements – with our invoice software, you’ve got everything you need to do business and get paid.
Track what you are owed
Managing your debtors made easy! See how much each customer owes at-a-glance and chase overdue balances with increased accuracy.
Client Payment Portal
You can give customers direct access to their accounts, to view and pay their invoices online, view statements and accept quotes.
Connect Your Bank
Bank data flows in automatically - an up-to-date picture, with no keyboard entry. Works with all major banks in South Africa.
Reports and Business Insight
Measure your profit & loss, balance sheet, trial balance, and more - these clever reports empower business decisions.
Mobile Apps for accounting
At work, at home, on-the-go. Log on from wherever you are to view customer information and record notes with Sage Accounting's app.
Sell products and Service
Save your products and services on Sage Business Cloud Accounting to speed up sales and purchases, and calculate profit.
Tailored for your business
Sage Business Cloud Accounting fits your business workflow and integrates with popular add-ons such as Sage Inventory Advisor.

Core Features of Sage Business Cloud Accounting

Sage Business Cloud Accounting Customer Invoice

Send invoices and get paid: Fast, easy and professional

Create quotes and invoices in seconds, and send them to your customers, using our comprehensive accounting and invoicing software. With Sage Business Cloud Accounting‘s help you’ll also be able to track what customers owe, making it simpler and easier to chase overdue payments.

Connect your Bank

Use up-to-date Bank data to assist with cashflow forecasting. With Sage Business Cloud Accounting, your bank data flows in automatically, giving you an accurate picture with no need for keyboard entry.

Sage Business Cloud Accounting Bank Feeds
Sage Business Cloud Accounting Budgeting


Use our budget software to keep track of your company’s performance against the targets you have set. You can create annual budgets from scratch or base your budgets on historical data. For a small business, budgeting software with Sage gives you greater planning power, fast. View your budget using the Budget Report and track your budget performance against your actuals using the Profit and Loss Report with budget comparisons.

Project Tracking

Sage Business Cloud Accounting’s project tracker functionality tracks how specific areas of your business are performing with Analysis Codes. If your business has different locations, divisions, projects or any other dimensions that you would like to report on or compare to one another, you can achieve this easily with Sage’s project tracking software. The right project tracking tools can bring your business greater efficiency.

Sage Business Cloud Accounting Project Tracking
Sage Business Cloud Accounting Reports


A comprehensive list of accounting reports is available that you can print or email directly to your customers or to other users in your business.  Sage Business Cloud Accounting Intelligence allows you to customise your financial accounting reports, so you don’t need to be an accountant to report on your finances.

Simply view your Profit and Loss report or Balance Sheet. Next time your bank manager asks for these reports, you’ll have them on their desk in record time!

Reports are available both in the Reports menu and from the many Reports sections on screen in Accounting. Drill down directly to the transactions by clicking on a line in the report if the reports are printed in detail. Choose from the wide range of reports available for customers, suppliers, items, accounts, bank and credit cards and tax. Get accounting reports for small business right away!

Mobile App for Accounting

The Sage Business Cloud Accounting mobile apps put your customer and accounting information in the palm of your hands! Log on from wherever you are to view customer information, record notes, search for customers and contact them directly from your device. Find your way to your customer’s offices using map links and process quotes and invoices – all on the go!

The Sage Business Cloud Accounting iPhone application gives you access to your customer information.You can contact your customers straight from your iPhone, using your standard phone or email applications. You can even find your way to your customer’s offices using the map links.

Sage Business Cloud Accounting is also available on your Android Device. For your Android device, you get all the features of the iPhone application plus the option to Process quotes and email these directly to your customers. These applications are available on the Samsung App Store for your smartphone and tablet.

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Sage Business Cloud Accounting Bank Feeds

Bank Feeds

Setup Bank Feeds which allow you to automatically import bank statements into your Sage Business Cloud Accounting bank or credit card accounts from banks and other financial institutions. This saves you time by not having to manually import your bank statements.

Each day when you login to your company, any new transactions available in your bank statement will be available for review in the Bank Statements screen. You will save even more time by mapping transactions where Sage Business Cloud Accounting will automatically assign the correct accounts each time your automated bank statements are refreshed. Managing your bank account could not be easier!

Split your transaction lines when processing to your bank or credit card to allocate a single transaction to more than one account. For example, you may want to split rates and taxes payment between rates and water accounts.

Quoting & Invoicing

Create professional invoices quickly and easily using the Accounting invoice software.

Easy Invoicing Software

Sage integrates quoting software with invoice software. Convert quotations to invoices at the click of a button. Recurring invoices are simple with the Use Last Invoice Detail option. With this feature, you can quickly and easily generate a new invoice based on the details of the customer’s last invoice.

Use the Sage Business Cloud Accounting Custom Layout Designer to create your own professional, customised invoice layouts that suits your needs best. Invoice software from Sage keeps your invoicing at the highest standard. The Custom Layout Designer is a Windows application that can be downloaded and used to design customer and supplier invoice and statement layouts.

Recurring Invoicing

You can create recurring invoices quickly and easily for each customer that needs to pay you the same amount each month.

You create your recurring invoice once, specify the frequency and the invoice detail, and your invoices will be emailed automatically to each customer for you. Or you can save your recurring invoices as draft invoices for individual finalisation before sending it! The Sage Business Cloud Accounting message center will alert you to any draft invoices that need your attention after a recurring invoice run.

Quoting and Invoicing with Sage Business Cloud Accounting
Easy Payments with Sage Business Cloud Accounting


Using online Payments with NetCash (previously known as Sage Pay)*, you can get paid faster. By accepting credit card payments online, your customers can pay you and the payments will be automatically reconciled when you import your bank statement.

*This feature is available in South Africa only.

Convert Your Data

What if you’re an already existing business? How do you convert your books to Sage Business Cloud Accounting?

There’s information in your “old” set of books that needs to be captured in Sage Business Cloud Accounting – whether your old system was a manual set of books, a spreadsheet, one of our  Sage desktop products or some other accounting software system. The intuitive functionality of accounting solutions software makes transferring your company data easy.

Convert Your Data to Sage Business Cloud Accounting

Learn How to Set Up Your Sage Business Cloud Accounting

Access our easy how-to videos with step-by-step guidance. Set up you Sage Business Cloud Accounting in a jiffy and get your business ready to go in no time. To view our Sage Business Cloud Accounting video resources library, simply click on the button below.


Sage Business Cloud Accounting Pricing

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