Integrated Retail Accounting

Gain real-time insight into sales performance, profitability, and costs across all your channels using Brightpearl’s retail accounting or your preferred accounting system.

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Brightpearl’s retail accounting

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Real-time financial insight

Key post-purchase operations like inventory, orders, warehousing, and purchasing are managed in Brightpearl, meaning all financial data automatically feeds into your accounting in real time, creating a single source of truth for your financials.

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Make informed business decisions

Gain immediate insight into key metrics to enable faster data-driven decisions with the help of customizable dashboards that detail real-time inventory valuation and sales performance by channel, SKU, customer, and more.

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Flexible accounting choice

Choose from Brightpearl’s native, real-time accounting platform, or our integrations with major accounting systems like Xero, QuickBooks, Bill.com, and more.

Trusted by merchants

"Compared to the accounting system we had before, Brightpearl has absolutely been a huge step forward. You can audit everything, and anything that happens across the business, all in one place."

David Keith, Growers House

"Before Brightpearl, we didn’t have an accurate picture of our financials until after month end. Now, we can look at any point in time and get an accurate picture of our consolidated sales results."

Jenny Bird, Jenny Bird

"Brightpearl is a really strong platform, particularly for inventory management and accounting. It gives me the ability to oversee the entire business. It’s easy to use and everyone working in the business knows how to use Brightpearl to streamline their workflows."

Justin Essler, Giantnerd

Why Brightpearl

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Built for retail

Brightpearl is specifically designed for retail and wholesale businesses, which means you won’t pay for any unnecessary functionality or costly customizations.

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Software with service

Our retail consultants accompany you throughout the entire partnership, from project scoping to implementation, offering 24/7 tech support and ongoing business consulting.

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Agility at scale

Whether it’s preparing for the holiday rush or responding to sudden market changes or shifting business directions, Brightpearl’s agile operations help you scale with a platform you can build your business on.

Core features of Brightpearl’s retail accounting

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Accurate accounting for inventory

Understand the true value of your inventory and your profit margins on goods sold over time, with the FIFO (First-in, First-out) accounting model. Or, decide to account for your COGS at the point of shipment or invoice.

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Integrated landed costs

Get a true picture of the total cost of your inventory and profitability across all channels by including landed costs.

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Real-time P&L and balance sheet

Whether invoicing an order, taking payment, processing a shipment or receiving goods-in, accounting entries will be created automatically and in real-time.

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Multi-currency for international expansion

Buy from overseas suppliers, sell to customers around the world, or bank in any foreign currency, all within one system. Manage your supplier and customer accounts, along with their orders, invoices, payments, and debts in their local currency to maintain financial continuity.

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Complete audit trail

Easily navigate between contacts, invoices, payments, and their underpinning journals with each transaction linked to its order or credit in one single system, allowing you to spend less time validating and reconciling data when auditing.

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Amazon FBA settlement report mapping

Import Amazon fees and other adjustments to corresponding transactions. Specify the account code for order-related fees and set the default code for other fees and transactions to ensure journal entries are created and mapped accurately.

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Reconcile bank accounts

With bank reconciliation functionality and bank activity reporting, stay reassured that every deposit, withdrawal, bank payment, and transfer is accounted for correctly.

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Real-time accounts payable and receivable reports

Track accounts payable and receivable in real-time and across multiple currencies. Report on customer/vendor activity, their full financial history, or just outstanding or overdue invoices. Send statements, allocate payments, and monitor credit limits and payment terms, all in one integrated system.

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Manage business expenses and overheads

Keep track of general expenses and overheads in order to accurately report on net profit via supplier bills, bank payments, employee expense claims, and journal entries.

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VAT returns and sales tax reporting

Depending on your tax scheme, our integrated accounting software either generates VAT returns and EC sales lists, or provides data to report on sales tax.

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Pre-built accounting integrations

Our purpose-built integrations with major accounting systems provide you with the freedom to choose the best option for your business. Benefit from real-time sales performance reporting in Brightpearl even when you choose to use a third party accounting software.

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