"Smart Strategies, Giving Speed to your Growth Trajectory"

Accounting Software Market Size, Share and Industry Analysis By Component (Software, Services), Enterprise Size (Large Enterprises, Small And Medium Enterprises), Type (Spreadsheets, ERP, Custom Accounting Software, Tax Management), End-Use Industry (BFSI, IT And Telecommunication, Others) and Regional Forecast 2019-2026

Last Updated: May 06, 2024 | Format: PDF | Report ID: FBI100107



Play Audio Listen to Audio Version

The global accounting software market size was valued at USD 11,071.6 Million in 2018 and is projected to reach USD 20,408.0 Million by the end of 2026, exhibiting a CAGR of 8.02% during forecast period.

The global market is expected to have a significant growth in the forecast period owing to the demand for computerized accounting. A significant trend observed in the accounting software industry is due to the ongoing shift from the conventional way of storing financial records manually to using an accounting information system. In the past, accounting software focused on basic accounting needs such as general ledger, accounts receivable, accounts payable, payroll, and occasionally inventory.

Today, accounting software interoperates with Customer Relationship Management (CRM), supply chain management, human resource management, and dashboards and reporting applications. The accounting software is used to process and record all the financial transactions within functional modules such as accounts payable, accounts receivable, payroll, and trial balance. Similarly, it also keeps track of transactions, cash flows, performs calculations, and generates dashboards and reports. Large enterprises and small & medium enterprises highly adopt accounting software in order to monitor financial transactions.

Request a Free sample to learn more about this report.

"Increasing Demand for Cloud-Based Accounting Software"

Today’s leading solutions deliver real-time business visibility via easy to create dashboards and reports. Comprehensive financial consolidation, reporting, and analysis across multiple business entities are growing drastically. In order to manage financials, organizations are embracing accounting software.

With the increase in demand for cloud computing, the end-use industries are increasingly adopting cloud-based and accounting software as it reduces the time to process and is cost-effective. Security is the main concern of the organization for adopting cloud-based accounting software. Also, it is being projected that there will be a heavy growth of the cloud-based accounting software for the forecast 2019 – 2026.

To know how our report can help streamline your business, Speak to Analyst

Regional Analysis

"Increasing investment in the technologically driven solutions is supplementing the revenue growth of North America, whereas Asia Pacific is estimated to have a significant growth"

North America generated an accounting software market revenue of US$ 3,759.4 Mn in 2018 and is anticipated to emerge dominant in the global market during the forecast period. Growth witnessed in the region is likely to be driven by the presence of the strong and prominent players operating in accounting software across the U.S. and spending by the U.S. government for the provision of accounting management systems in various public and private organizations.

North America Accounting Software Market, 2018

To get more information on the regional analysis of this market, Request a Free sample

Likewise, Asia Pacific generated a market revenue of US$ 2,635.9 Mn in 2018 and is expected to witness growth in the investments of the small and medium enterprises for adopting the technologically enhanced software.  Also, the accounting software market growth in Asia Pacific is on the verge of an economic revolution with the emergence of a banking and financial sector. The emerging economies of China, India, and Singapore are expected to be the key contributors to the market.

Report Overview 

"A significant trend observed in the penetration of the market across the range of end-use industries."  

The report on accounting software provides qualitative and quantitative insights on the market and detailed analysis of market size & growth rate for all possible segments in the market. The global market has been segmented by type, component, enterprise size, end-use industry, and geography. By type, the global market is categorized into spreadsheets, ERP, custom accounting software, tax management software.

Based on the component, the global market is segmented into software and services. On the basis of enterprise size, the market is bifurcated into large enterprises and small & medium enterprises. Based on the end-use industry, the global market is categorized into banking financial services and insurance, IT & telecommunication, government & public sector, automotive, retail & consumer goods, oil & gas, manufacturing, healthcare, construction and real estate, and others. Geographically, the market is segmented into five major regions, which are North America, Europe, Asia Pacific, Latin America, and the Middle East & Africa. The regions are further categorized into countries.

An Infographic Representation of Accounting Software Market

To get information on various segments, share your queries with us

Along with this, the report provides an elaborative analysis of the accounting software market dynamics and competitive landscape. Various key insights provided in the report on the market are the price trend analysis, recent industry developments such as mergers & acquisitions, the regulatory scenario in key countries, an analysis of pages printed by digital technology, macro, and microeconomic factors, SWOT analysis, and key industry trends, competitive landscape.




By Component

  • Software

    • Cloud-Based

    • On-Premise

  • Services

    • Managed

    • Professional

By Enterprise Size

  • Large

  • Small & Medium

By Type

  • Spreadsheets

  • ERP

  • Custom Accounting Software

  • Tax Management Software

By End-use Industry

  • BFSI

  • IT & Telecommunication

  • Government & Public Sector

  • Automotive

  • Retail & Consumer Goods

  • Oil & Gas

  • Manufacturing

  • Healthcare

  • Construction & Real Estate

  • Others (Education, Media & Entertainment etc.)

By Geography

  • North America (the USA and Canada)

  • Europe (UK, Germany, France, Italy, Spain, Scandinavia and Rest of Europe)

  • Asia Pacific (Japan, China, India, Australia, Southeast Asia and Rest of Asia Pacific)

  • Latin America (Brazil, Mexico and Rest of Latin America)

  • Middle East & Africa (South Africa, GCC and Rest of the Middle East & Africa)

List of Key companies Profiled:

  • Oracle (NetSuite) (The U.S.)

  • Sage Group Plc. (The U.K.)

  • Zeta Software LLC (The U.K.)

  • Microsoft Corporation (The U.S.)

  • Epicor Software Corporation (The U.S.)

  • Xero Ltd. (New Zealand)

  • SAP SE (Germany)

  • Intuit Inc. (The U.S.)

  • Infor, Inc. (The U.S.)

  • Acumatica Inc. (The U.S.)

Key Industry Developments

  • April, 2019: RMS partnered with M3, a cloud-based financial platform, to offer clients seamless hotel-management solutions. Hotels and resorts using M3 accounting and analytics technology now can integrate their property-management data from RMS for greater insight into operational performance.

  • April, 2019: Mobile bank Starling partnered with accounting software provider FreeAgent to help small business owners cut the time they spend on daily admin, digitize their finances, and relax about tax.

Frequently Asked Questions

Accounting software supports organizations to record and process accounting transactions within functional modules which includes payroll, trial balance, accounts payable and others. In 2018, globally accounting software market accounted for USD 11,071.6 Mn.

According to Fortune Business Insights, the accounting software market is projected to grow at a compounded annual growth rate (CAGR) of 8.02% due to integration of accounting software with other technology such as big data, optical character recognition and others.

North America is expected to hold the maximum share in the global accounting software market during the forecast period followed by Europe. In North America, there is increasing deployment of software in Government & Public Sector and IT & Telecommunication.

In terms of enterprise size, globally large enterprise is accounting maximum market revenue share, as there is rising deployment of different solutions for betterment of process and increase operational efficiency. Also, large enterprises are upgrading their existing solutions with technological advanced solutions.

Among the key driving factors of accounting software market are increasing demand for cloud-based accounting software

Oracle (NetSuite) (The U.S.), Sage Group Plc., Microsoft Corporation, Xero Ltd. (New Zealand) and SAP SE (Germany) are among the leading market players functioning in accounting software market. The market leaders are making considerable investment in advanced technology and analytics tools and intrioduction of SaaS based solutions in the market

Seeking Comprehensive Intelligence on Different Markets?
Get in Touch with Our Experts

Speak to an Expert
  • 2019-2032
    (In Process)
  • 2023
    (In Process)

Personalize this Research

  • Granular Research on Specified Regions or Segments
  • Companies Profiled based on User Requirement
  • Broader Insights Pertaining to a Specific Segment or Region
  • Breaking Down Competitive Landscape as per Your Requirement
  • Other Specific Requirement on Customization
Request Customization Banner

Client Testimonials

“We are quite happy with the methodology you outlined. We really appreciate the time your team has spent on this project, and the efforts of your team to answer our questions.”

- One of the largest & renowned medical research centers based in the U.S. on a report on the U.S. NIPT Market.

“Thanks a million. The report looks great!”

- Feedback from a consultant on a report on the U.S. Beef Market.

“Thanks for the excellent report and the insights regarding the lactose market.”

- Brazil based company specializing in production of protein ingredients.

“I liked the report; would it be possible to send me the PPT version as I want to use a few slides in an internal presentation that I am preparing.”

- Global Digital Services Agency on a report on the Global Luxury Goods Market.

“This report is really well done and we really appreciate it! Again, I may have questions as we dig in deeper. Thanks again for some really good work.”

- U.S.-based biotechnology company focussing on treatment of chronic pain.

“Kudos to your team. Thank you very much for your support and agility to answer our questions.”

- Europe-based provider of solutions to automate data centre operations.

“We appreciate you and your team taking out time to share the report and data file with us, and we are grateful for the flexibility provided to modify the document as per request. This does help us in our business decision making. We would be pleased to work with you again, and hope to continue our business relationship long into the future.”

- India-based manufacturer of industrial and specialty intermediates with a strong global presence.

“I want to first congratulate you on the great work done on the Medical Platforms project. Thank you so much for all your efforts.”

- One of the largest cosmetics company in the world.

“Thank you very much. I really appreciate the work your team has done. I feel very comfortable recommending your services to some of the other startups that I’m working with, and will likely establish a good long partnership with you.”

- U.S. based startup operating in the cultivated meat market.

“We received the below report on the U.S. market from you. We were very satisfied with the report.”

- Global hearing aids manufacturer.

“I just finished my first pass-through of the report. Great work! Thank you!”

- U.S. based solar racking solutions provider.

“Thanks again for the great work on our last partnership. We are ramping up a new project to understand the imaging and imaging service and distribution market in the U.S.”

- World’s leading advisory firm.

“We feel positive about the results. Based on the presented results, we will do strategic review of this new information and might commission a detailed study on some of the modules included in the report after end of the year. Overall we are very satisfied and please pass on the praise to the team. Thank you for the co-operation!”

- Germany based machine construction company.

“Thank you very much for the very good report. I have another requirement on cutting tools, paper crafts and decorative items.”

- Japanese manufacturing company of stationery products.

“We are happy with the professionalism of your in-house research team as well as the quality of your research reports. Looking forward to work together on similar projects”

- One of the Leading Food Companies in Germany

“We appreciate the teamwork and efficiency for such an exhaustive and comprehensive report. The data offered to us was exactly what we were looking for. Thank you!”

- Intuitive Surgical

“I recommend Fortune Business Insights for their honesty and flexibility. Not only that they were very responsive and dealt with all my questions very quickly but they also responded honestly and flexibly to the detailed requests from us in preparing the research report. We value them as a research company worthy of building long-term relationships.”

- Major Food Company in Japan

“Well done Fortune Business Insights! The report covered all the points and was very detailed. Looking forward to work together in the future”

- Ziering Medical

“It has been a delightful experience working with you guys. Thank you Fortune Business Insights for your efforts and prompt response”

- Major Manufacturer of Precision Machine Parts in India

“I had a great experience working with Fortune Business Insights. The report was very accurate and as per my requirements. Very satisfied with the overall report as it has helped me to build strategies for my business”

- Hewlett-Packard

“This is regarding the recent report I bought from Fortune Business insights. Remarkable job and great efforts by your research team. I would also like to thank the back end team for offering a continuous support and stitching together a report that is so comprehensive and exhaustive”

- Global Management Consulting Firm

“Please pass on our sincere thanks to the whole team at Fortune Business Insights. This is a very good piece of work and will be very helpful to us going forward. We know where we will be getting business intelligence from in the future.”

- UK-based Start-up in the Medical Devices Sector

“Thank you for sending the market report and data. It looks quite comprehensive and the data is exactly what I was looking for. I appreciate the timeliness and responsiveness of you and your team.”

- One of the Largest Companies in the Defence Industry
We use cookies to enhance your experience. By continuing to visit this site you agree to our use of cookies . Privacy.