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Describe the advantages and disadvantages of the different accounting packages you have used.

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The interviewer is hoping to hear that you understand the ins-and-outs of accounting packages. The key is ensuring you have a positive attitude about any system that is put in front of you. Think of the pros and cons of the systems you have utilized. Begin by sharing 3-4 things that you functionally really liked (advantages) about the system. Next, share one thing you would change if you could (disadvantage) to improve the system.

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Describe the advantages and disadvantages of the different accounting packages you have used.
1.
Macola is very difficult to cut checks as well as searching for items. While syspro is more user friendly in those areas.
2.
In ACCPAC you have to post the corresponding inter-company entries in all the company. Where as in Dynamic GP you only need to enter at one place and system will do the rest.
3.
I used oracle which has some plus and minuses like other accounting software. Oracle we have to enter every time the details slow.

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