What are the best apps for accountants?

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    #1JobFLEX

    JobFLEX

    JobFLEX is a free estimating app for Android devices that allows you to get accurate estimations. It's intended to be used by small business and contractors. You also can create fast invoices and register payments.

    Apps

    Android

    Free- with in-app purchases

    Rosario Alonso
    Written on November 16, 2017
    "JobFLEX is an okay phone app for invoicing and quotingZ on the go. It really needs a desktop version though as many of us who have small businesses use both platforms for accounting. I will wait until that is an option to start using this app."
  2. 8

    #2FreshBooks

    FreshBooks

    FreshBooks is simple and intuitive, so you’ll spend less time on paperwork and wow your clients with how professional your invoices look. Automate tasks like invoicing, organizing expenses, tracking your time and following up with clients in just a few clicks.

    Software

    Web, Android, iOS

    Free- $50/month

    Parakram Verma
    Written on November 1, 2017
    "FreshBooks is accounting and billing software that will allow you to quickly write up your orders and other items you need to run your small business or for your accountant to keep things in order for you. The solution matches the website information on how it can be used and how it can make an accountant's job easier"
  3. 7

    #3Xero

    Xero
    Xero is a public software company that provides a cloud-based platform for small and medium businesses. It also has a free accounting app for Android and iOS for business managers to properly handle and account their invoices and expenses.
    Websites

    Free

    Lori Coleman
    Written on October 21, 2017
    "This app still needs a lot of work. It is not good as a portable accounts system, it is too basic. The desktop version is great though, and they are responding to poor reviews on the app by saying that they are working on it. So maybe in the future this app will get better. But for now it's a bit of a disappointment and is really lacking."
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    #4Dropbox

    Dropbox

    Dropbox is a cloud-based file hosting service for personal or business use, available on computers and mobile devices. Easily store all your data in a safe and secure location that sync across all your devices or can be shared with friends or co-workers for collaborative work.

    Apps

    Windows, Mac, Android, iOS

    Varies by plan

    Lawrence Banks
    Written on October 28, 2017
    "SENT"
  2. 5

    #5Easy Books

    Easy Books
    Easy Books is an accounting app for iOS devices that helps you with bookkeeping and fast invoices. The free version includes many limited business features that can be upgraded with in-app purchases.
    Apps

    iOS

    Free- with in-app purchases

    Paul Perry
    Written on November 7, 2017
    "I'd need to be an accountant to keep up with the prices of this app. A bit pricey. It is new to the app store, which means it is probably still being developed and tweaked. I don't want to be a guinea pig while they work out the bugs. I need something refined and polished to work right away. This isn't the solution for me. "
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    #6First Aid by American Red Cross

    First Aid by American Red Cross

    This app will give you expert advice for everyday emergencies, so you are prepared for any unexpected problem. The app does also provide tips for preparing for extreme weather, like earthquakes, tornadoes and hurricanes, among many others. 



    Apps

    iOS

    Free

    Tiffany Grant
    Written on November 5, 2017
    "I don't see a reason why the First Aid app would be a good one for accountants. It's generally a good one for everyone, but something like a good calculator app or the Excel or another spreadsheet app would be far more appropriate in the best app for accountants category."

Summary

Best What are the best apps for accountants
RankSolutionsTypeVotesPrice
1JobFLEXApps 10 Free
2FreshBooksSoftware 8 Free
3XeroWebsites 7 Free
4DropboxApps 6 Free
5Easy BooksApps 5 Free
6First Aid by American Red CrossApps 2 Free
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