December 10, 2018

Top 5 Accounting Trends for the Year 2019-2020

Naveen Shayan

LedgerMax specialist

In recent years, technology has flooded the business environment globally with frequent trends that have taken enterprises to new heights of glory. Businesses all over the world and especially in Pakistan have witnessed revolutionary changes especially in the field of accounting. It is a sector that is undergoing massive changes owing to the influx of digitalization. The best part is these latest trends in the field of accounting are helping Pakistani business owners to simplify their bookkeeping tasks to a great extent. 

Following are the top 5 accounting trends for the year 2019-2020

1. Automated Accounting 

This is the best time to invest in an accounting software for tracking your accounts as the future is all about machine driven or automated accounting. You will experience a great change in terms of organizational functioning with improved accuracy, easy accessibility, elevated speed levels and no fear of deception. Accounting software have revolutionized the traditional bookkeeping methods used by Pakistani SMEs by simplifying them to a huge extent. Thus, this latest trend is becoming a game changer in the world of business and finances. 

2. Cloud Based Accounting

Cloud based accounting has lately become very popular amongst small and medium sized enterprises due to its low business cost and easy accessibility. It assists in numerous procedures from connectivity to data storage with a convenience to approach a topnotch set-up without spending heaps of money on it. This latest trend in accounting software also promotes better teamwork by offering an improved financial synopsis of the business. Moreover, cloud accounting is very secure as it guards your financial records in case of any physical possessions loss.

3. Do It Yourself Accounting Software

The accounting domain is no exception when it comes to the automation of procedures. Hence, the time has come when you get rid of all manual ways of bookkeeping and invest in a DIY accounting software that is easy to use, doesn’t require you to have accounting knowledge and above all keeps your records updated and systematized. These accounting software that not only take on all your accounting responsibilities but also balance the financial tasks of your organizational teams. They benefit your business by putting together enterprise-level features and modules for the systemization of ledgers. Hence, as a small business owner in Pakistan, you should look for an accounting software that incorporates local country based tax laws to make your accounting unified and error free.

4. Vigorous Client Services

Providing exceptional client services is a must trend for the coming year not only in Pakistan but all over the world. You need to be meaningful, up-to-date and positive with your clients in order to optimize their working experience with you. The new generation clients will take an instant hike if you still follow the ancient bookkeeping methods. The latest trend is to work digitally, going paperless, progressing to automated accountancy and connecting with your clients dynamically.

5. Mobile Accounting

The accounting standards of Pakistani businesses have completely transformed in the recent years. Mobile accounting apps have become indispensable for organizations having workforce present at different locations. These applications boost collaboration amongst the workforce while they are occupied at different places. Mobile accounting has turned out to be a reality with the rising popularity of computerized documentation as opposed to the old traditional ways of preparing payment receipts, invoices and vouches on paper. 

The new business year is about to start. Therefore, in order to make 2020 a prosperous year for your business, make an year-end check list and also adopt these latest trends in accounting to succeed in the long run.


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