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Accounting Software Market

Accounting Software Market Size, Share, Competitive Landscape and Trend Analysis Report by Component (Solution, Services), by Deployment Mode (On premise, Cloud), by Enterprise Size (Large Enterprises, SMEs), by Type (Spreadsheets, Commercial Accounting Software, Enterprise Accounting Software, Custom Accounting Software), by Industry Vertical (BFSI, Retail and Ecommerce, Manufacturing, IT and Telecom, Healthcare, Government and Public Sector, Energy and Utilities, Media and Entertainment, Others): Global Opportunity Analysis and Industry Forecast, 2020-2030

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Author's: Rachita Rake | Vineet Kumar
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Accounting Software Market Statistics: 2030

The global accounting software market was valued at $11.9 billion in 2020, and is projected to reach $70.2 billion by 2030, growing at a CAGR of 19.6% from 2021 to 2030.

Increase in adoption of innovative technology to increase business productivity and rise of virtual chief financial officer (CFO) to enhance business operation of small-scale to medium (SMEs) industry impact the growth of the market. In addition, increase in trend of automation in accounting process to enhance efficacy and eliminate manual task drives the growth of the market. Furthermore, the availability of advanced and robust IT infrastructure opens up numerous possibilities for accounting software. In addition, increase adoption of mobile and app-based accounting software among enterprises and individuals is expected to provide lucrative growth opportunities for the accounting software market in the upcoming years. In addition, rise in investment for artificial intelligence (AI)-oriented accounting software is anticipated to provide numerous opportunities for the market growth. However, data security & privacy concerns and additional cost associated with accounting software hamper the market growth.

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The accounting software provides a variety of advantages, including account receivable and payable, tax compliance, cash flow analysis, trial balance, balance sheet, invoicing, income & expanses statements, and payroll. In addition, it saves time & money and reduces the number of errors due to automation of process, which would provide the lucrative growth opportunities for the market. Furthermore, rise in investments in the industry such as BFSI, healthcare, retail, & e-commerce and increase in deployment of cloud-based accounting applications further propel the growth of the market.

On the basis of on component, the software segment dominated the accounting software market size in 2020, and is expected to continue this trend during the forecast period. The adoption of accounting software provides numerous benefits to the industry such as streamline the business process, eliminate the manual process, and reduce the time & cost, which further fuel the growth of the market. However, the services segment is expected to exhibit the highest market share in the upcoming years. This is attributed to the fact that numerous benefits are associated with accounting services such as easy tax filing, cash flow analysis, trial balance, balance sheet, invoicing, income & expense statements, and payroll. In addition, these services enhance software implementation, maximize the value of existing installation by optimizing, and minimize the deployment cost & risks.

Accounting Software Market by Component

On the basis of deployment mode, the on-premise segment captured the largest accounting software market share in 2020, and is expected to continue this trend during the forecast period. This is attributed to numerous advantages offered by this on-premise deployment such as high level of data security and safety. Companies prefer on-premise model, owing to high data security and less data breach as compared to cloud-based deployment models, which further drives the demand for on-premise deployment model within the public and private sectors. However, the cloud segment is expected to witness the highest growth in the upcoming years, owing to rise in adoption cloud-based accounting software, due to low cost and easier maintenance. In addition, it provides flexibility and scalability to boost business process, which propel the growth of the accounting software market.

Accounting Software Market by Deployment Mode

On the basis of region, the North America region dominated the overall accounting software industry in 2020 and is expected to continue this trend during the forecast period. In North America, businesses are investing in their emerging technologies to streamline work processes. Moreover, due to the developed IT infrastructure in this region, cloud-based accounting software has seen widespread acceptance. Furthermore, increase in usage of accounting software in banking and finance to improve businesses and the customer experience, will provide lucrative growth opportunities for the accounting software market in this region.

Accounting Software Market by Region

The global accounting software market is segmented on the basis of component, by deployment mode, by type, organization size, industry vertical, and region. By component, the market is bifurcated into software and services. By deployment mode, it is segregated into cloud and on-premises. On the basis of type, it is fragmented into spreadsheets, commercial accounting software, enterprise accounting software, and custom accounting software. Depending on industry vertical, it is segregated into BFSI, retail & e-commerce, manufacturing, IT & telecom, healthcare, government & public sector, energy & utilities, media & entertainment, and others. By organization size, it is categorized into small to medium enterprise (SMEs) and large-scale enterprise. Region wise, it is analyzed across North America, Europe, Asia-Pacific, and LAMEA.

The report focuses on the growth prospects, restraints, and accounting software market analysis. The study uses Porter’s five forces analysis to understand the impact of various factors such as bargaining power of suppliers, competitive intensity of competitors, the threat of new entrants, the threat of substitutes, and bargaining power of buyers on the accounting software market trends.

Impact of COVID-19  

The current estimation of 2030 is projected to be higher than pre-COVID-19 estimates. The global COVID-19 pandemic drastically affected businesses across the world. It has positively impacted the adoption of accounting software due to lockdown imposed by governments of different countries. Governments and businesses are increasingly asking employees to work from home or are shifting work to employees in less affected areas to maintain business continuity during the pandemic. However, the situation accelerated the adoption of advanced technologies such as AI-powered solution, automation accounting, big data, and analytics to control costs while improving the customer experience. Furthermore, organizations may now transform unstructured and semi-structured data into structured and relevant data due to the advent of big data and analytics. This data can be used by business accounting software to help enterprises speed up data management, process & analyze data, and improve the efficiency of financial processes. In addition, artificial intelligence (AI) integration aids in the extraction of new insights from existing data to improve credit decisions, financial risk management, and consumers experience via intelligent chatbots. As a result, the growing requirement to modernize finance operations is expected to propel accounting software market growth globally post COVID-19 pandemic. For instance, on April 2021, Marg Erp launched the digital accounting software "Marg Books." Its customization features allow users to create descriptive categories according to their business profiles. In addition, its bank-to-bank payment system, which connects consumers with across 140 banks where payments can be accepted or sent without any hassle of logging into the bank portal. Furthermore, this software was created to help during COVID-19 pandemic, so that accounting, digital payments, inventory, as well as offering delivery services and calculating the tax returns required by businesses, can be easily operated online without any hassle.

Top Impacting Factors   

Rise Demand for Cloud-based Accounting Software

The demand for cloud-based accounting software is increasing for better security and real-updates. With the help of cloud-based accounting software, businesses can receive accounting-related services anytime, anywhere, on any device.  In addition, it makes easier to collaborate and access all financial information from anywhere. Moreover, transparency and accountability in accounting services are now much easier to establish due to cloud technology. Furthermore, cloud-based accounting software provides flexibility and scalability in order to boost business operations. Thus, surge in demand for cloud-based accounting software notably contributes toward the accounting software market size growth.

Key Benefits for Stakeholders

  • This report provides a quantitative analysis of the market segments, current trends, estimations, and dynamics of the accounting software market analysis from 2020 to 2030 to identify the prevailing accounting software market opportunities.
  • The market research is offered along with information related to key drivers, restraints, and opportunities.
  • Porter's five forces analysis highlights the potency of buyers and suppliers to enable stakeholders make profit-oriented business decisions and strengthen their supplier-buyer network.
  • In-depth analysis of the accounting software market segmentation assists to determine the prevailing market opportunities.
  • Major countries in each region are mapped according to their revenue contribution to the global market.
  • Market player positioning facilitates benchmarking and provides a clear understanding of the present position of the market players.
  • The report includes the analysis of the regional as well as global accounting software market trends, key players, Accounting Software Industry segments, application areas, and market growth strategies.

Accounting Software Market Report Highlights

Aspects Details
Accounting Software Market By Component
By Component
  • Solution
  • Services
Accounting Software Market By Deployment Mode
By Deployment Mode
  • On premise
  • Cloud
Accounting Software Market By Enterprise Size
By Enterprise Size
  • Large Enterprises
  • SMEs
Accounting Software Market By Type
By Type
  • Spreadsheets
  • Commercial Accounting Software
  • Enterprise Accounting Software
  • Custom Accounting Software
Accounting Software Market By Industry Vertical
By Industry Vertical
  • BFSI
  • Retail and Ecommerce
  • Manufacturing
  • IT and Telecom
  • Healthcare
  • Government and Public Sector
  • Energy and Utilities
  • Media and Entertainment
  • Others
Accounting Software Market By Region
By Region
  • North America  (U.S., Canada)
  • Europe  (United Kingdom, Germany, France, Italy, Spain, Rest of Europe)
  • Asia-Pacific  (Australia, South Korea, Rest of Asia-Pacific, China, India, Japan)
  • LAMEA  (UAE, Argentina, Rest of LAMEA)
Key Market Players
Key Market Players

Xero Ltd, SAP SE, Zoho Corporation, Thomson Reuters, Infor Inc., Sage Group Plc, Zeta Software LLC, Sage Group plc, Intuit, Inc., Microsoft corporation, Oracle Corporation

Analyst Review

According to CXOs of the leading companies, over the time, enterprises have seen various changes in business processes, operations, and industrial automation. Moreover, accounting process are shifting towards the digitalization and increasing implementation of Industry 4.0 to cope with ongoing tough business competition, which creates the need for seamless solution and platform to meet the business requirements. This eventually boosts the adoption of accounting software in various sectors rapidly. The accounting software improves efficiency by keeping track of accounting activities and managing cash flow in or out of businesses. It has emerged as a better alternative for handling a business's finances, as it can handle account payables, business payroll, general ledger, account receivables, and other business modules easily.

Furthermore, accounting software is purchased by businesses to improve its their functionality and replace an outdated system. This is attributed to the fact that accounting calculations are time-consuming and difficult. On the other hand, accounting software can perform the calculations quickly and accurately without the need for human intervention, which drives the market growth. Moreover, automate manual processes boost the productivity and improve the enterprises data connectivity. This is why more system connections are being introduced by software suppliers to connect the accounting software to the rest of business systems, which is expected to provide the lucrative growth opportunities for the market during the forecast period.

Author Name(s) : Rachita Rake | Vineet Kumar
Frequently Asked Questions?

Increase in adoption of innovative technology to increase business productivity and rise of virtual chief financial officer (CFO) to enhance business operation of small-scale to medium (SMEs) industry impact the growth of the market. In addition, increase in trend of automation in accounting process to enhance efficacy and eliminate manual task drives the growth of the market. Furthermore, the availability of advanced and robust IT infrastructure opens up numerous possibilities for accounting software. In addition, increase adoption of mobile and app-based accounting software among enterprises and individuals is expected to provide lucrative growth opportunities for the market in the upcoming years. In addition, rise in investment for artificial intelligence (AI)-oriented accounting software is anticipated to provide numerous opportunities for the market growth.

On the basis of region, the North America region dominated the overall accounting software industry in 2020 and is expected to continue this trend during the forecast period. In North America, businesses are investing in their emerging technologies to streamline work processes. Moreover, due to the developed IT infrastructure in this region, cloud-based accounting software has seen widespread acceptance. Furthermore, increase in usage of accounting software in banking and finance to improve businesses and the customer experience, will provide lucrative growth opportunities for the accounting software market in this region.

The global accounting software market was valued at $11,857.00 million in 2020, and is projected to reach $70,232.95 million by 2030, growing at a CAGR of 19.6% from 2021 to 2030.

This report gives an in-depth profile of some key market players in the accounting software market, include Infor Inc., Intuit, Inc., Microsoft Corporation, Oracle Corporation, Sage Group Plc., SAP SE, Thomson Reuters, Xero Ltd., Zeta Software LLC, and Zoho Corporation.

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Global Opportunity Analysis and Industry Forecast, 2020-2030