Sage 200 Extra

Helping you keep on top of your accounts and cash flow

Accounting software

If you’re looking for accounting software that makes managing your finances simple and straightforward, Sage 200 Extra is a flexible solution designed to cover any business accounting situation.

Sage 200 Extra is a natural progression from the smaller Sage 50 software and is a perfect step up from those businesses who have outgrown Sage 50. As a Sage Accredited Business Partner, we can manage the transition and help make the upgrade process as smooth as possible. Read more about upgrading from Sage 50 to Sage 200.

Sage 200 Extra is the desktop version, however there is also the cloud-based alternative which is Sage 200 Extra Online.

Features of Sage 200 Extra

Sage 200 Extra comes packed with Add Ons, tools and insight features that make running a business a lot more efficient. Read on below to find out more about all these extra features…

Financials

The Financials module is the core financial management and accounting module that comes as standard with Sage 200 Extra.

It allows you to see the financial position of your company at any point in time and runs four key ledgers: sales, purchasing, nominal and cashbook.

  • web enabled, interactive dashboards and detailed reports for sales, purchases and  financial summary, helping you plan and forecast
  • open and closed period accounting that’s flexible for your needs
  • flexible nominal code structure for in depth analysis and reporting
  • batch data upload; place transactions on hold for authorisation before committing them to the Nominal Ledger
  • choose VAT inclusive or exclusive prices
  • save time with automated statements, standing orders and direct debits. Save time by reconciling bank statements with your banking software
  • advanced multi-currency options, including exchange rate changes
  • understand the impact to your cash flow as your business changes
  • store unlimited customer and supplier contact details
  • integrates with Sage 50 Payroll to give you one view of all your outgoing costs.

 

Business Intelligence

The Business Intelligence module is the complete business analysis tool that comes as standard with Sage 200 Extra.

It enables you to mine your data across every aspect of your business. You can identify customer and product trends and measure performance against difference benchmarks. Use powerful analytical tools to slice and dice data quickly and easily and inform your decision making.

  • Build your own tailored reports and bring data to life using charts and graphs
  • Share business data widely across your organisation
  • Explore scenarios to see the effectiveness of investments or changes
  • Create personalised dashboard and automated reports

 

CRM for Sage 200

The Customer Relationship module comes as standard with Sage 200 Extra, and will help you manage important relationships easily and intuitively.

Get a 360° view of your customer to support your marketing, sales and customer service.

  • automate your sales process, helping sales teams work on the most profitable and winnable deals
  • get instant access to your calendars, accounts, reports, pipelines, contacts and call lists – empowering sales people to sell
  • give marketers the tool to reach the right people at the right time and manage a campaign over multiple channels
  • track new leads and sales opportunities and get powerful reports to improve your next marketing campaign
  • grow your company by sharing information across your business’s departments, helping you make more informed business decisions
  • create and manage targeted marketing lists and campaigns by integrating your Sage 200 CRM software with MailChimp and Swiftpage
  • reduce duplication of data and of work by allowing employees to update a single, central database
  • access your key information on the road with mobile CRM apps, providing you with access to customer data, tasks and appointments
  • you’ll get access to one free user for Sage 200 Extra CRM but you can also add additional users to meet the demands of your business.

 

Commercials

The Commercials module is an optional module with Sage 200 Extra that makes responding to product demands quick, accurate and fully automated.

Manage every element of your supply chain – from stock management, purchase order processing and sales order processing.

  • see the full story of an order, from initial point of contact to order fulfilment
  • source goods worldwide and record purchases in up to 100 currencies
  • apply automated authorisation limits and alerts, authorise orders remotely and keep track of any amends or order issues, such as incorrect deliveries
  • compile order lists for all your office locations based on purchase orders so you know what stock to order and when
  • calculate a running total when you’re matching invoice line items to orders
  • record disputes giving you a full audit trail within the system
  • get the best deals from suppliers by recording details of price history, price history and lead time
  • track your stock, identify inactive items and count your most valuable items
  • manage discounts, promotions and margins so authorised staff can negotiate on prices
  • control stock items by serial or batch number, include criteria like ‘sell-by’ and ‘use-by’ dates.

 

Excel reporting tool

The Excel reporting tool provides detailed analysis across your business. The standard Excel reports include nominal, customer, supplier and stock.

  • add your own data to workbooks along with charts and formulas
  • get in-depth analysis on specific business functions such as financials or stock levels
  • pivot and analyse data in more detail
  • workbooks can easily be uploaded and you can run them time and time again with refreshed data
  • if you require more in depth analysis on a particular business function, we offer additional Excel reports at an extra cost.

 

Bill of Materials

The Bill of Materials module is an optional module with Sage 200 Extra and allows you to monitor, control and cost your manufacturing processes.

It’s ideal for businesses involved in light manufacturing assembly, helping to simplify complex processes and analysis.

  • store and use multiple versions of a Bill of Materials, including full version control and audit trail capability
  • track costs over time
  • use different options for set sub-assembly builds, builds from stock or a combination with multiple units of measure
  • maintain control of stock and goods
  • get accurate costs for each unit or build run
  • receive full batch and serial number traceability
  • specify structures for different sub-assemblies and components using lists, including ability to specify raw materials, components and processes for that Bill of Materials
  • use in a range of different applications: apply materials, labour, machine, tooling, sub-contract and piece work costs
  • easily estimate production capabilities, using the trial kitting tool to check whether you have sufficient stock to build the Bill of Materials required.

Project Accounting

Project Accounting is an optional module with Sage 200 Extra and helps improve customer satisfaction with accurate bills delivered by capturing and allocating projects costs, overheads and revenues.

  • ideal for service based industries such as agencies and consultants that ‘sell time’
  • get a single view of all projects and track their progress
  • allow project managers to raise and authorise purchase orders
  • add an unlimited number of additional fields and define their function
  • personalised workspaces for each user to help to get the right information to the right people
  • integrated with accounts, sales and purchase order processing, and payroll
  • submit and authorise timesheets and expenses online anytime, anywhere
  • reduce errors and the need to re-enter information by sharing employee and timesheet detail with Sage 50 Payroll
  • flexible billing schedules that can differ by project and by customer
  • post costs to the associated nominal codes and show costs as finalised alongside revenues posted to the P&L with a new Work In Progress capability
  • integrates with Sage 50 Payroll so you have one view of all your outgoing costs and a streamline process with the HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC).

 

Sage 200 add ons

What are Sage 200 add ons?

Add ons are a big feature of Sage 200. As well as the tools listed above there are hundreds of extra modules you can ‘add on’ to your system. These fully integrated add-on modules enhance your experience to get more out of the system and make it even easier. 

We can recommend to you a number of useful add ons specific to your business and situation should you require them. Take a look at some of the most popular add ons we assist with.

 

View our recommended Sage 200 Add Ons

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