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Abila MIP Fund Accounting

Top Rated
601 Ratings

Deem

3 Ratings

Abila MIP Fund Accounting

Top Rated
601 Ratings
Score 7.9 out of 101

Deem

3 Ratings
Score 6.4 out of 101

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Likelihood to Recommend

Abila MIP Fund Accounting

I think it is great for fund accounting and grants management. We manage multiple federal and state grants so using MIP helps keep everything in order. We also love the fact that we can process our payroll, use MIP's timekeeping system and it holds all of our HR data as well. It's like a one-stop shop!
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Deem

Well Suited:
  • to use with Ariba
  • to create a consistent catalog list
  • Manage expenses
Less appropriate:
  • as a reporting tool, very limited;
  • cannot change report formatting
  • mobile application
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Feature Rating Comparison

Payroll Management

Abila MIP Fund Accounting
8.0
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Pay calculation
Abila MIP Fund Accounting
8.6
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Benefit plan administration
Abila MIP Fund Accounting
8.1
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Direct deposit files
Abila MIP Fund Accounting
8.7
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Salary revision and increment management
Abila MIP Fund Accounting
7.3
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Reimbursement management
Abila MIP Fund Accounting
7.3
Deem

Customization

Abila MIP Fund Accounting
7.4
Deem
API for custom integration
Abila MIP Fund Accounting
7.4
Deem
Plug-ins
Abila MIP Fund Accounting
7.3
Deem

Security

Abila MIP Fund Accounting
8.3
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Single sign-on capability
Abila MIP Fund Accounting
8.3
Deem
Role-based user permissions
Abila MIP Fund Accounting
8.4
Deem

Reporting & Analytics

Abila MIP Fund Accounting
7.4
Deem
Dashboards
Abila MIP Fund Accounting
6.5
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Standard reports
Abila MIP Fund Accounting
7.8
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Custom reports
Abila MIP Fund Accounting
7.9
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General Ledger and Configurable Accounting

Abila MIP Fund Accounting
7.5
Deem
Accounts payable
Abila MIP Fund Accounting
8.5
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Accounts receivable
Abila MIP Fund Accounting
8.1
Deem
Cash management
Abila MIP Fund Accounting
8.0
Deem
Bank reconciliation
Abila MIP Fund Accounting
8.4
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Expense management
Abila MIP Fund Accounting
8.0
Deem
Time tracking
Abila MIP Fund Accounting
7.2
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Fixed asset management
Abila MIP Fund Accounting
7.6
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Multi-currency support
Abila MIP Fund Accounting
6.2
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Multi-division support
Abila MIP Fund Accounting
8.1
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Regulations compliance
Abila MIP Fund Accounting
7.9
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Electronic tax filing
Abila MIP Fund Accounting
7.6
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Self-service portal
Abila MIP Fund Accounting
5.7
Deem
Standardized Processes
Abila MIP Fund Accounting
6.6
Deem

Inventory Management

Abila MIP Fund Accounting
4.2
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Inventory tracking
Abila MIP Fund Accounting
7.3
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Automatic reordering
Abila MIP Fund Accounting
1.0
Deem
Location management
Abila MIP Fund Accounting
7.7
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Manufacturing module
Abila MIP Fund Accounting
1.0
Deem

Order Management

Abila MIP Fund Accounting
4.7
Deem
Pricing
Abila MIP Fund Accounting
6.7
Deem
Order entry
Abila MIP Fund Accounting
6.8
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Credit card processing
Abila MIP Fund Accounting
2.5
Deem
Cost of goods sold
Abila MIP Fund Accounting
2.7
Deem

Accounting Firm BPO Features

Abila MIP Fund Accounting
7.0
Deem
Client data roll-up capabilities
Abila MIP Fund Accounting
7.9
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Configurable alerts
Abila MIP Fund Accounting
7.1
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Billing bypass
Abila MIP Fund Accounting
6.5
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Client template cloning
Abila MIP Fund Accounting
7.6
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Single sign-on
Abila MIP Fund Accounting
4.5
Deem
Industry-specific versioning
Abila MIP Fund Accounting
8.3
Deem
Legacy system data migration
Abila MIP Fund Accounting
7.0
Deem

Pros

  • Abila reporting allows for many levels of detail, from including funding, gl, taxonomy, location, or just looking at location, or by gl, or by taxonomy. It allows you to look at reports from many perspectives. Its a strength for management to have usable information.
  • I like the way you can change the dates specific types of entries are allowed. Its a strength as you are closing grants and years so that you know something you reconciled will not suddenly change. You can go back and make it available again if needed.
  • I really like the Session Manager feature. To be able to completely reverse a session is so quick and easy. But there is still the audit trail. Has saved an enormous amount of data entry when trying to correct a misposting.
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  • Deem communicates with Ariba
  • Deem template is easy to complete and upload
  • Deem allows/requests that the catalogs are reviewed/approved prior to being uploaded into the system
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Cons

  • Reports could be more functional - have the ability to have both GLs and check numbers on reports
  • Some issues with license validation at random the software will decide not to work
  • Addition of new features more often
  • Add address verification support like ADP. ADP can verify addresses without having to google.
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  • Deem could be more user-friendly as far as the flow/sequence of required actions between creating a workflow and publishing the catalog.
  • When refreshing a catalog, I wish we didn't have to save the template in the computer and re-upload it. It would be better if we could edit the spreadsheet and save the subsequent versions directly into Deem, without having to save the file first.
  • It would be a plus if Deem supported pictures in their catalogs.
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Likelihood to Renew

Abila MIP Fund Accounting8.8
Based on 35 answers
We are so used to this software there is no chance of us starting with a new software and re-learning every step.we are content with the software at this moment and feel there is no need to look for a new accounting software
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Usability

Abila MIP Fund Accounting8.6
Based on 33 answers
It is a great software to use but it can still improve in some areas. Like if they could add spelling check function. Most software this day has spelling check as a standard function. Maybe if they could also expand the filters available when running custom reports would be very helpful
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Reliability and Availability

Abila MIP Fund Accounting8.9
Based on 6 answers
It is mostly available when it is needed, however there have been power and internet outages that have limited the availability of programs.
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Performance

Abila MIP Fund Accounting9.9
Based on 6 answers
We have had problems with MIP's ability to integrate with other software or systems. Just makes for a longer shopping time when searching for products we need to integrate with MIP
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Support

Abila MIP Fund Accounting8.4
Based on 30 answers
I had to call support for an issue I was having to reverse a batch that was posted by mistake. The support lady was really helpful in guiding me to the correct steps in resolving my issue. I felt very confident in knowing I can call them to resolve my issues
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In-Person Training

Abila MIP Fund Accounting7.9
Based on 6 answers
There are no specifics on what happens if you make one choice or another to know which is the best selection. This is true for JVs and AP. In training we were not given specifics of what happens when one possibility is selected over another.
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Online Training

Abila MIP Fund Accounting9.9
Based on 3 answers
Personalized training provided for our organization
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Implementation

Abila MIP Fund Accounting6.9
Based on 19 answers
Again, I was not directly involved with the planning and setup of the software. However, I was involved in training my staff during the implementation phase. As with any software implementation, consistency of training is key and a willingness to seek out help from Customer Support helps tremendously to insure accuracy of information and training.
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Alternatives Considered

Abila MIP Fund Accounting was the only accounting software we researched. I previously worked in public accounting and worked with several clients who used Abila MIP Fund Accounting and highly recommended the software. We previously used QuickBooks, which was a good beginner software, but restricted us in certain aspects, especially with reporting
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Ariba Contract Management
  • Deem catalog has to be created directly into Deem and cannot be created off of Ariba Contract, which would be a nice feature if available
SAP ERP
  • Deem catalog feeds into Ariba for invoice creation; Ariba exports the information into SAP ERP and the items description, prices and general ledgers keep their consistency, which is a great feature
Ariba Procurement
  • Deem works well with Ariba and reports ran off Ariba will show catalog spend; the visibility, consistency, and compliance are great benefits.
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Scalability

Abila MIP Fund Accounting8.9
Based on 6 answers
Not real sure what you mean by scalability. It seems to be able to handle all of the funds we are currently working with. If you mean the looks of it, some things are small and it would be nice to increase the size according to the user.
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Return on Investment

  • We have been using the software for many years and it allows for full support of our business objectives.
  • QuickBooks is a joke when compared to a true accounting software solution like Abila MIP Fund Accounting.
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  • Deem catalog allows for commercial contract terms adherence
  • Deem Catalog provides great spend visibility
  • Deem catalog provides consistency on item descriptions, material codes and prices
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Pricing Details

Abila MIP Fund Accounting

General
Free Trial
Free/Freemium Version
Premium Consulting/Integration Services
Entry-level set up fee?
No
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Deem

General
Free Trial
Free/Freemium Version
Premium Consulting/Integration Services
Entry-level set up fee?
No
Additional Pricing Details