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Retailers Can Benefit From These QuickBooks Enterprise Features

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Owning a retail business is much more than just selling random products. There are many mundane processes such as keeping stock of inventory, managing cash flow, payroll and bills. However, if business owners do not have experience in these processes, it can be a great deal to handle. This is where QuickBooks Enterprise can help you. It boasts all these features and more to help you take your retail business to the next level. The following sections will describe the benefits of some QuickBooks Enterprise features that are useful in business operations.

Charting Accounts

QuickBooks Enterprise can help businesses to chart accounts. This is essential for business owners to find out where exactly their revenue comes from, what all the spending is going into and also the amount of debt that the business is dealing with. Retailers often deal with accounts such as sales discounts, utilities, marketing and rent, to name a few. When you use QuickBooks Enterprise, you can rely on the pre-created software that come with most of these accounts that are crucial to retailers. You can also customize your own charts and organize them in a way that is familiar to you and your employees.

Granting Permissions

Retail businesses are lucrative because they can be scaled very easily. Business owners are thus able to hire a great number of employees and divide labor, allowing growth to happen at a quicker rate. However, it might not always be wise to share your firm’s sensitive financial information to all your employees. This is why QuickBooks Enterprise makes it much easier to grant different levels of permissions to what your employees can and cannot see. What’s more, you can set user permissions that are according to the specifications of each role and the different players involved for the business to operate smoothly.

Assisted Payroll

Managing payroll in a retail business can be one of the toughest things to do. Retailers might opt for hiring staff on a part-time basis during certain seasons. While they might not need to pay as much as the amount for full-timers, this might alter the different pay structures in the company, causing difficulty and discrepancies when dealing with payroll. In fact, the QuickBooks Enterprise premium subscription levels come with enhanced payroll. This can help your business to save a lot of time and resources and operate at a much more efficient level. It allows business owners to formulate a paycheck in less than 3 minutes.

Advanced Reporting

It is also very important for retail businesses to track the overall financial health of the business over time. QuickBooks Enterprise can help you to properly organize your business transactions and keep your sales records. You will be glad to note that all the subscription levels consist of advanced reporting. It can provide your retail business with perspectives on the business operations with the report templates that can be customized according to your own liking. Despite the many types of reports, QuickBooks Enterprise offers a seamless and extremely easy platform to file all kinds or reports. If you are not sure how to operate the system, you can watch the greatly helpful instructional videos on the Advanced Reporting Training Center.

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About Marjorie Adams

Our head QuickBooks trainer and guru, Marjorie Adams, is Founder and CEO of Fourlane, Inc., an award-winning consulting firm and Intuit’s #1 QuickBooks Reseller Partner. Fourlane’s team of experts offers several QuickBooks oriented services including consulting, training, programming, integration, and more. Over the years, Fourlane has helped over 10,000 customers across many different industries with their QuickBooks accounting software. Marjorie Adams is considered one of the top QuickBooks trainers in the country. She was listed on CPA Practice Advisor’s 40 Under 40 in 2014 & 2015, and has been recognized as Intuitive Accountant’s 2015 QuickBooks Desktop ProAdvisor of the Year. Marjorie sits on Intuit’s VIP Program, is a frequent contributor to Inuit Accountants News Central, and has developed Intuit’s QuickBooks Enterprise Certification training. She has also been published in The Wall Street Journal, Forbes, BusinessWeek, American Express Open, the Huffington Post, and Inc. Magazine.

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