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Reasons to consider Opera 3 SQL SE


Opera 3 SQL SE from Pegasus Software is a business solution designed to help small to medium-sized businesses manage their day to day processes more simply and efficiently. Opera 3 SQL SE has a suite of business management modules to help you do more with less; all of the modules are simple to deploy and are designed to be easy to use.


So, why do we think you should consider Opera 3 SQL SE, and who may benefit from it?


In this ever-changing world, we know that every business strives to satisfy distinct challenges and, in doing so, encounters its own. With that being said, unique problems demand tailored solutions. Opera 3 SQL SE is perfect for just that, managing and adapting to any business to ensure your requirements are met.


Regardless of how your business functions, Opera 3 gives you the freedom to have systems in place to run your business exactly how you need it to be run. Not only that, but it’s designed to develop with you as you grow as a business – so you don’t need to worry about looking for specialist software to handle your demanding needs. Opera 3 SQL SE has all the capability.


As a business owner, it’s crucial to have systems to deal with the core fundamentals of running any successful business. Opera 3 SQL SE isn’t shy when it comes to features. We’ve outlined all of the features below, along with the critical functions attached to them, so you know what you’re investing in when purchasing Opera 3 SQL SE for your business.


Financials Feature


Key functions:


  • Sales Ledger
  • Multi-Currency
  • Purchase Ledger
  • MTD VAT Online Filing
  • Credit Management
  • Cashbook
  • Nominal Ledger




Opera 3 SQL SE enables businesses to track both their revenue and costs continually. This provides immediate visibility of cash flow and offers in-depth financial reporting that integrates seamlessly with Microsoft Excel. It gives your business the tools it needs to make informed decisions quickly and help your business grow.


Payroll Feature


Key functions:


  • HMRC PAYE Recognition
  • Submit HMRC RTI (Real Time Information)
  • Maintain weekly, fortnightly, four-weekly and monthly paid employees within one company
  • Links to Opera 3 SQL SE Nominal Ledger and Cash Book modules or can be used stand-alone
  • Multi-user capability with Company and Group password control for menu level access restriction




Opera 3 Payroll has HMRC PAYE and RTI recognition capability and provides for the submission of RTI (Real Time Information) and auto-enrolment of pensions. Opera 3 Payroll also offers fully automated procedures to help take the stress out of processing payroll, all while supporting your business to comply with complex tax, pension and employment legislation.


Supply Chain Management


Key functions:


  • Sales Order Processing
  • Purchase Order Processing
  • Stock Control




By integrating your sales orders, purchasing and stock with the relevant financial information and automating the delivery of your customers’ orders, Opera 3 SQL SE can help to increase levels of customer satisfaction and customer loyalty.


Bill of Materials


Key functions:


  • Work in Progress
  • Assembly Structure Detail
  • Assembly Costs Reports
  • Kitting Function
  • Works Orders Generation
  • Serial/Batch Item Locations




The Opera 3 SQL SE Bill of Materials modules features automatic works order generation from sales orders or re-order levels, batch works order progression, and a comprehensive enquiry facility. Assembly structures can be as straightforward or as complex as you require, including sub-assemblies and components such as raw materials, labour or description only.


Further flexibility is supplied by the Kitting function, which allows works orders to be raised and the finished assembly’s build quantity to be moved into stock in a single posting.


Business Intelligence


Key functions:


  • Multiple Opera 3 SQL SE database tables can be integrated onto a single Excel worksheet
  • Dynamic write-back facility for Nominal budgets, price lists and stock adjustments
  • Progressive drill down from Excel to the live underlying Opera 3 transactions
  • Cube Analysis for multi-dimensional reporting
  • Access to data is controlled by Opera 3 SQL security settings




Use the familiar interface of Microsoft Excel to easily access the information held within Opera 3 SQL SE, to analyse, manipulate and report on your data. Any reports that you create can be saved for future use and refresh at the click of a button to provide the most up-to-date information.


Credit Control


Key functions:


  • Easy to understand dashboard views of the overall financial position of your company and customers
  • Record and revise promised payments against individual transactions or at the account level
  • Keep on top of actions with diary views
  • Place accounts ‘on’ or ‘off’ Stop
  • Drill down of financial information and customer accounts
  • Increase or decrease credit limits
  • Powerful filters to manage customers that are over their credit limit
  • Dispute invoices and record appropriate reason codes
  • Print statements, copy invoices and produce advanced debtor letters




The Opera 3 SQL SE credit control module is designed to streamline your credit control processes, reduce bad debts, increase cash flow, and help improve your business’s overall financial position.


With a series of dashboard views, the Opera 3 SQL SE credit control module makes it a one-stop-shop for all your credit control needs. View your overall company turnover, old invoices and total invoice debt and drill down to the detail behind each transaction. The credit-control module allows businesses to pinpoint which customers owe what, which customers owe the most and analyse financial ratios such as average debtor and creditor days and promised payments.


Project Accounting


Key functions:


  • Track job costs against revenues and budgets
  • Transfer timesheets for work on jobs directly to Pegasus Payroll
  • Group jobs under contract headings




Opera 3 SQL, SE Project Accounting module, helps businesses track job costs and revenues against budgets and break down charges against categories including Labour, Contractor, Direct Expense, Stock and Interim Billing.


With the Project Accounting group, jobs cost under contract headings or post against optional phases, to easily control the total project budget. Save admin time and streamline your processes by transferring timesheets raised for work on jobs directly into Payroll to update employee records.




There is an abundance of software out there that promotes your business’s functioning, but Opera 3 SQL SE does it all. This impressive software is built for people serious about their business and its smooth running; with all the critical functionality packed into it, we can guarantee satisfaction.


If you’re stuck on what software you should choose when it comes to running your business with all the core fundamentals covered, why not get in touch with our team to see why Opera 3 SQL SE is the one you need.