Arch Accounting

What is Arch Accounting


Arch Accounting, a Division of Spinnaker Software, is a team of accounting and IT professionals providing a quality integration and support service for Point of Sale clients wishing to have a fully integrated accounting solution between operational unit(s) and their accounting software. Sound financial data is essential to minimize risks, maximise profits and provide financiers and shareholders with the information required to make valuable investment decisions.


How Arch Accounting can benefit your business


While Arch provides an excellent operational system, there are different preferences from different clients regarding their financial system. Arch Accounting has proven itself as an experienced financial system integrator, understanding both in-store Arch and the accounting software, knowing where transactions need to go to ensure accurate reporting. This seamless integration eliminates double entry, thus reduces the human factor and possible mistakes.

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Important functionality includes the ability to map multiple suppliers’ transactions from Arch to a single supplier within the financial system to match to a buying group’s monthly statement for easier Creditor reconciliations – so-called drop shipments. This saves valuable time and helps customers to claim the rebates they are entitled to.  We are accredited Sage business partners and registered dealers of the Sage/Pastel brand. Preference is given to


Sage Evolution as the MS-SQL database and affordability have proven its worth over the years. Our own bespoke integration software is used that is flexible enough to cater for customers’ unique requirements while conforming to GAAP and IFRS (International reporting standards).

Arch Accounting Sage Business Partner
Arch Accounting Sage Certified Trainer
Implementations include inter alia the following steps:


  • Business analyses
  • Project plan
  • General ledger account structure and reporting requirements
  • Set up transaction types and map to general ledger accounts
  • Set up debtors and creditors
  • Download software, setup and upgrades to software
  • Data conversion and imports of opening balances
  • Run test imports
  • Evaluate data and reports
  • Schedule imports to run every evening
  • Software training
  • Monitoring and hand holding
  • System improvement


Reference Clients

Our current client base (more than 100 stores) includes a wide range of retailers and wholesalers, ranging from single shops to larger, groups, spread across Southern Africa. Some of our clients for reference are:


  • Price Chain
  • Jacksons
  • Intermarket (Angola)
  • Connect Africa (Zimbabwe)
  • City Pets
  • Several OK Foods stores
  • Excellent Meat