Microsoft Office Accounting Professional 2009 product overview

Easy to learn and use

Save time managing everyday tasks

Get a complete view of your business

Grow your business online

Office Accounting Professional 2009 is a complete accounting solution that helps small businesses save time managing everyday financial tasks, get organized, and grow their business online. With its familiar Microsoft Office interface, this program is easy to learn, so you can get started straight away. Smooth integration with other Microsoft Office programs makes information sharing simple and helps boost productivity.

By organizing all of your business information in one place, Office Accounting Professional 2009 helps you find the right information at the right time, so you can make better-informed business decisions. Plus, new features will help you sell products online, get paid faster, work easily with your accountant, and more.

Easy to learn and use

  • Office Accounting Professional 2009 is an intuitive program that’s easy to set up and use. No training is needed. Follow the easy, step-by-step instructions in the Startup Wizard to get up and running in minutes.

  • Use the Startup Wizard to quickly import your existing financial data from other sources, such as Microsoft Office Excel, Microsoft Money, and Intuit QuickBooks.

  • Get to work fast with a familiar user interface that looks and feels like the Microsoft Office programs you use every day.

the familiar microsoft office interface

Get started quickly with the familiar Microsoft Office interface.

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Save time managing everyday tasks

Deep integration with other Microsoft Office programs helps streamline necessary but time-consuming and repetitive accounting tasks. Office Accounting Professional 2009 can help you get more done in less time.

  • Easily share and reuse customer information across different forms and other Microsoft Office programs without having to retype the same data, reducing the potential for error and saving time.

  • Track your expenses, pay bills, do online banking, and simplify the payroll process using the Office Accounting Professional 2009 integrated payroll services.1

  • Track and manage employees' billable time, job costs, and inventory.

  • Save time with online banking. Download bank transactions, and import them into your general ledger.

  • Use with Microsoft Office Outlook 2007 with Business Contact Manager to quickly create quotes, sales orders, and customer invoices without having to transfer information from one application to another.

streamline repetitive accounting tasks

Easily convert information in one type of document into another (for example, convert quotes to invoices) without retyping.

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Get a complete view of your business

Office Accounting Professional 2009 keeps all of your financial data and business information in one place. Such consolidation enables you to easily find the information you need to make better-informed business decisions.

  • Use the company home page to get a snapshot view of your company’s fiscal health, critical tasks, and reminders — all on one screen.

  • Use the Cash Flow Analyzer to help you easily manage and forecast your financial situation.

  • Take advantage of more than 70 customizable reports that help you gain insight into all aspects of your business. Tailor the reports to meet your specific business needs.

  • Use the Accountant Transfer Export Wizard to share your company’s financial information with an accountant, and synchronize any changes automatically.

  • Create budgets and then compare your actual results to your projections.

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Grow your business online

Features in Office Accounting Professional 2009 help you easily sell online, get paid faster, and gain easy access to credit reports.

  • Sell your products and services through Internet marketplaces such as eBay.1

  • Get paid faster by offering your customers the PayPal payment option. Send invoices in an e-mail message with an integrated PayPal option.1

  • Order an Equifax credit report to help you evaluate customers, prospects, and business risks.1

integrated paypal option

Send e-mail invoices with the integrated PayPal option.

1Additional subscription and fees may be required.

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