There are many established vendors of accounts payable and accounts receivable software and services. If you’re ready to start shopping, the following descriptions of programs should provide some basis for your initial inquiries.
Avanquest’s all-in-one financial management program includes more than just AP and AR functions. It’s tailored to small businesses.
Cougar Mountain offers accounting solutions with AR/AP functionality for small to midsize businesses.
CheckMark Software Inc.
CheckMark offers multiledger small business accounting with AR/AP. There are versions for both Windows and Mac.
QuickBooks is a popular small to midsize business accounting application. It comes in several different editions, depending on your business needs, but all include AR/AP.
Microsoft Dynamics offers several different accounting solutions aimed primarily at midsize companies. All solutions feature both AR and AP capabilities.
Microsoft Office Small Business Accounting
This is the software giant’s small business solution, complete with AR/AP and more.
NetSuite offers an online-only integrated business management solution, including AR and AP. It is aimed primarily at midsize companies. You access the system using your Web browser.
Sage, formerly known as Best Software, owns a number of prominent brands of accounting solutions including Peachtree, MAS, and ACCPAC. All offer AR/AP capabilities, along with much more. This is for small to midsize companies.