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Score 8.9 out of 100
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Feature Set Ratings

  • Accounting Seed ranks higher in 7 feature sets: Payroll Management, Customization, Security, Reporting & Analytics, General Ledger and Configurable Accounting, Inventory Management, Order Management

Payroll Management

9.1

Accounting Seed

91%
1.0

Aptean Made2Manage ERP

10%
Accounting Seed ranks higher in 5/5 features

Pay calculation

8.5
85%
2 Ratings
1.0
10%
2 Ratings

Benefit plan administration

8.9
89%
2 Ratings
1.0
10%
2 Ratings

Direct deposit files

9.5
95%
2 Ratings
1.0
10%
2 Ratings

Salary revision and increment management

9.0
90%
2 Ratings
1.0
10%
2 Ratings

Reimbursement management

9.5
95%
2 Ratings
1.0
10%
2 Ratings

Customization

9.6

Accounting Seed

96%
1.0

Aptean Made2Manage ERP

10%
Accounting Seed ranks higher in 2/2 features

API for custom integration

9.6
96%
4 Ratings
1.0
10%
2 Ratings

Plug-ins

9.6
96%
3 Ratings
1.0
10%
1 Rating

Security

9.6

Accounting Seed

96%
3.5

Aptean Made2Manage ERP

35%
Accounting Seed ranks higher in 2/2 features

Single sign-on capability

9.6
96%
4 Ratings
5.0
50%
3 Ratings

Role-based user permissions

9.6
96%
4 Ratings
2.0
20%
4 Ratings

Reporting & Analytics

8.8

Accounting Seed

88%
2.7

Aptean Made2Manage ERP

27%
Accounting Seed ranks higher in 3/3 features

Dashboards

9.5
95%
5 Ratings
2.0
20%
4 Ratings

Standard reports

8.3
83%
6 Ratings
3.0
30%
4 Ratings

Custom reports

8.5
85%
6 Ratings
3.0
30%
4 Ratings

General Ledger and Configurable Accounting

9.1

Accounting Seed

91%
4.9

Aptean Made2Manage ERP

49%
Accounting Seed ranks higher in 21/21 features

Accounts payable

9.4
94%
6 Ratings
6.0
60%
5 Ratings

Accounts receivable

9.5
95%
4 Ratings
5.0
50%
5 Ratings

Cash management

9.6
96%
5 Ratings
N/A
0 Ratings

Bank reconciliation

8.9
89%
6 Ratings
N/A
0 Ratings

Expense management

9.6
96%
5 Ratings
N/A
0 Ratings

Time tracking

9.5
95%
2 Ratings
N/A
0 Ratings

Fixed asset management

9.5
95%
3 Ratings
N/A
0 Ratings

Multi-currency support

7.9
79%
3 Ratings
N/A
0 Ratings

Multi-division support

8.8
88%
4 Ratings
N/A
0 Ratings

Regulations compliance

7.9
79%
3 Ratings
N/A
0 Ratings

Electronic tax filing

8.9
89%
2 Ratings
N/A
0 Ratings

Self-service portal

9.5
95%
3 Ratings
N/A
0 Ratings

Global Financial Support

10.0
100%
3 Ratings
5.0
50%
2 Ratings

Primary and Secondary Ledgers

9.1
91%
4 Ratings
5.0
50%
3 Ratings

Intercompany Accounting

9.2
92%
4 Ratings
4.0
40%
3 Ratings

Localizations

10.0
100%
3 Ratings
3.0
30%
2 Ratings

Journals and Reconciliations

9.6
96%
6 Ratings
5.0
50%
3 Ratings

Enterprise Accounting

6.8
68%
4 Ratings
1.0
10%
2 Ratings

Configurable Accounting

8.8
88%
5 Ratings
3.0
30%
3 Ratings

Centralized Rules Framework

9.2
92%
3 Ratings
5.0
50%
1 Rating

Standardized Processes

9.2
92%
4 Ratings
6.0
60%
3 Ratings

Inventory Management

9.0

Accounting Seed

90%
1.8

Aptean Made2Manage ERP

18%
Accounting Seed ranks higher in 4/4 features

Inventory tracking

9.5
95%
2 Ratings
1.0
10%
4 Ratings

Automatic reordering

9.5
95%
2 Ratings
2.0
20%
1 Rating

Location management

9.5
95%
2 Ratings
2.0
20%
3 Ratings

Manufacturing module

7.4
74%
2 Ratings
2.0
20%
3 Ratings

Order Management

9.4

Accounting Seed

94%
2.9

Aptean Made2Manage ERP

29%
Accounting Seed ranks higher in 7/7 features

Pricing

9.5
95%
2 Ratings
4.0
40%
5 Ratings

Order entry

10.0
100%
2 Ratings
4.0
40%
4 Ratings

Credit card processing

10.0
100%
2 Ratings
2.0
20%
2 Ratings

Cost of goods sold

10.0
100%
2 Ratings
4.0
40%
4 Ratings

Order Orchestration

9.5
95%
2 Ratings
2.0
20%
1 Rating

End-to-end order visibility

7.4
74%
2 Ratings
2.0
20%
2 Ratings

Order exception Resolution

9.5
95%
2 Ratings
2.0
20%
2 Ratings

Subledger and Financial Process

Accounting Seed

Feature Set Not Supported
N/A
5.3

Aptean Made2Manage ERP

53%
Aptean Made2Manage ERP ranks higher in 14/14 features

Automated Invoice Processing

N/A
0 Ratings
7.0
70%
3 Ratings

Shared Services Payments

N/A
0 Ratings
7.0
70%
2 Ratings

Billings Management

N/A
0 Ratings
6.0
60%
3 Ratings

Customer Receipt Applications

N/A
0 Ratings
7.0
70%
2 Ratings

Customer Collections

N/A
0 Ratings
6.0
60%
3 Ratings

Revenue Recognition

N/A
0 Ratings
6.0
60%
3 Ratings

Cash Management

N/A
0 Ratings
5.0
50%
3 Ratings

Asset Management

N/A
0 Ratings
3.0
30%
3 Ratings

Travel & Expense Management

N/A
0 Ratings
5.0
50%
2 Ratings

Budgetary Control & Encumbrance Accounting

N/A
0 Ratings
5.0
50%
2 Ratings

Period Close

N/A
0 Ratings
7.0
70%
2 Ratings

Transactions Tax

N/A
0 Ratings
6.0
60%
2 Ratings

Subledger Reconciliations

N/A
0 Ratings
2.0
20%
1 Rating

3rd Party Accounting Systems

N/A
0 Ratings
2.0
20%
1 Rating

Project Financial Management

Accounting Seed

Feature Set Not Supported
N/A
3.3

Aptean Made2Manage ERP

33%
Aptean Made2Manage ERP ranks higher in 12/12 features

Budgeting and Forecasting

N/A
0 Ratings
3.0
30%
2 Ratings

Project Costing

N/A
0 Ratings
3.0
30%
2 Ratings

Cost Capture

N/A
0 Ratings
3.0
30%
2 Ratings

Capital Project Management

N/A
0 Ratings
3.0
30%
2 Ratings

Customer Invoicing

N/A
0 Ratings
4.0
40%
2 Ratings

Customer Contract Compliance

N/A
0 Ratings
4.0
40%
1 Rating

Project Revenue Recognition

N/A
0 Ratings
3.0
30%
2 Ratings

Project Financial Performance Analysis

N/A
0 Ratings
3.0
30%
2 Ratings

Project Financials Dashboard

N/A
0 Ratings
2.0
20%
2 Ratings

Real-time Financial Reporting

N/A
0 Ratings
3.0
30%
2 Ratings

Embedded Business Intelligence

N/A
0 Ratings
4.0
40%
1 Rating

Project Planning Collaboration

N/A
0 Ratings
5.0
50%
1 Rating

Project Execution Management

Accounting Seed

Feature Set Not Supported
N/A
1.8

Aptean Made2Manage ERP

18%
Aptean Made2Manage ERP ranks higher in 4/4 features

Project Planning and Scheduling

N/A
0 Ratings
1.0
10%
1 Rating

Project Manager Dashboard

N/A
0 Ratings
3.0
30%
1 Rating

Resource Manager Dashboard

N/A
0 Ratings
2.0
20%
1 Rating

Real-Time Project Reporting

N/A
0 Ratings
1.0
10%
1 Rating

Grants Management

Accounting Seed

Feature Set Not Supported
N/A
2.3

Aptean Made2Manage ERP

23%
Aptean Made2Manage ERP ranks higher in 4/4 features

Award Lifecycle Management

N/A
0 Ratings
1.0
10%
1 Rating

Spending Control

N/A
0 Ratings
1.0
10%
1 Rating

Indirect Cost Management

N/A
0 Ratings
3.0
30%
1 Rating

Billing

N/A
0 Ratings
4.0
40%
1 Rating

Procurement

Accounting Seed

Feature Set Not Supported
N/A
2.9

Aptean Made2Manage ERP

29%
Aptean Made2Manage ERP ranks higher in 7/7 features

Sourcing Team Collaboration

N/A
0 Ratings
3.0
30%
1 Rating

Sourcing Analysis

N/A
0 Ratings
4.0
40%
2 Ratings

Bids Analyzed and Compared

N/A
0 Ratings
4.0
40%
2 Ratings

Requisitions-to-Purchase Orders Integrated

N/A
0 Ratings
5.0
50%
2 Ratings

Supplier Assessment

N/A
0 Ratings
2.0
20%
1 Rating

Supplier Communication and Collaboration

N/A
0 Ratings
1.0
10%
1 Rating

Supplier Management

N/A
0 Ratings
1.0
10%
1 Rating

Risk Management

Accounting Seed

Feature Set Not Supported
N/A
2.6

Aptean Made2Manage ERP

26%
Aptean Made2Manage ERP ranks higher in 5/5 features

Risk Repository

N/A
0 Ratings
3.0
30%
1 Rating

Control Management

N/A
0 Ratings
4.0
40%
1 Rating

Control Mapping

N/A
0 Ratings
2.0
20%
1 Rating

Control Efficiency Assessments

N/A
0 Ratings
3.0
30%
1 Rating

Issue Detection

N/A
0 Ratings
1.0
10%
1 Rating

Logistics

Accounting Seed

Feature Set Not Supported
N/A
3.4

Aptean Made2Manage ERP

34%
Aptean Made2Manage ERP ranks higher in 10/10 features

Transportation Planning and Optimization

N/A
0 Ratings
5.0
50%
1 Rating

Transportation Sourcing Management

N/A
0 Ratings
4.0
40%
1 Rating

Transportation Process Integration

N/A
0 Ratings
3.0
30%
2 Ratings

Transportation Execution Management

N/A
0 Ratings
5.0
50%
1 Rating

Freight Payment Automation

N/A
0 Ratings
5.0
50%
1 Rating

Customs Entry Management

N/A
0 Ratings
2.0
20%
1 Rating

Customs Document Management

N/A
0 Ratings
2.0
20%
1 Rating

Customs Document Collaboration

N/A
0 Ratings
2.0
20%
1 Rating

Fulfillment Management

N/A
0 Ratings
3.0
30%
2 Ratings

Inventory Visibility

N/A
0 Ratings
3.0
30%
1 Rating

Manufacturing

Accounting Seed

Feature Set Not Supported
N/A
2.6

Aptean Made2Manage ERP

26%
Aptean Made2Manage ERP ranks higher in 9/9 features

Production Process Design

N/A
0 Ratings
2.0
20%
1 Rating

Supply Chain Business Flows

N/A
0 Ratings
3.0
30%
2 Ratings

Production Management

N/A
0 Ratings
4.0
40%
2 Ratings

Contracted Manufacturing Management

N/A
0 Ratings
2.0
20%
1 Rating

Configuration Management

N/A
0 Ratings
2.0
20%
2 Ratings

Work Definition

N/A
0 Ratings
2.0
20%
2 Ratings

Work Execution

N/A
0 Ratings
3.0
30%
2 Ratings

Advanced Fulfillment

N/A
0 Ratings
1.0
10%
2 Ratings

Manufacturing Costs

N/A
0 Ratings
4.0
40%
2 Ratings

Supply Chain

Accounting Seed

Feature Set Not Supported
N/A
2.0

Aptean Made2Manage ERP

20%
Aptean Made2Manage ERP ranks higher in 4/4 features

Forecasting

N/A
0 Ratings
1.0
10%
2 Ratings

Inventory Planning

N/A
0 Ratings
2.0
20%
3 Ratings

Multi-tier Supply Chain Planning

N/A
0 Ratings
3.0
30%
2 Ratings

Performance Monitoring

N/A
0 Ratings
2.0
20%
2 Ratings

Product Lifecycle Management

Accounting Seed

Feature Set Not Supported
N/A
4.0

Aptean Made2Manage ERP

40%
Aptean Made2Manage ERP ranks higher in 1/1 features

Vendor Portal

N/A
0 Ratings
4.0
40%
1 Rating

Attribute Ratings

  • Accounting Seed is rated higher in 3 areas: Likelihood to Recommend, Usability, Support Rating

Likelihood to Recommend

8.7

Accounting Seed

87%
6 Ratings
3.2

Aptean Made2Manage ERP

32%
5 Ratings

Usability

8.9

Accounting Seed

89%
3 Ratings
3.0

Aptean Made2Manage ERP

30%
1 Rating

Support Rating

8.4

Accounting Seed

84%
3 Ratings
3.0

Aptean Made2Manage ERP

30%
1 Rating

Implementation Rating

Accounting Seed

N/A
0 Ratings
5.0

Aptean Made2Manage ERP

50%
1 Rating

Likelihood to Recommend

Accounting Seed

I wouldn’t recommend Accounting Seed to enterprise companies. However, Accounting Seed is the best cloud accounting tool for small and medium-sized companies that are yearning to automate accounts payable and receivable, inventory management, and invoice customization in one integrated platform.
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Aptean

For parts sales, M2M is not a good program. There are too many glitches that happen between the sales order process and the shipping process. At the same time, we have to work with outside vendors to make certain functions work in the program. Or it has to work outside the program and communicate back to the main software. Way too clunky.
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Pros

Accounting Seed

  • Accounting Seed is an affordable accounting solution
  • It offers many features making it an ideal accounting solution for business
  • The software integrates well with Salesforce
  • The software comes with a friendly User Interface
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Aptean

  • Made2Manage has been consistent since I began supporting it in terms of data input and the user interface.
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Cons

Accounting Seed

  • Custom reporting seems cumbersome, but it could just be that we need better instructions, more examples, maybe some more canned reports. My company needs the ability to compare multiple years, and more than one budget in a report - we start with an approved board budget and then we reproject each quarter.
  • Non profits need to print financials by restriction level - this has also been very awkward - all the data is there but I have to piece it together in an excel spreadsheet every time I want it.
  • In general, the materials needed for non profits is not as accessible as it could be.
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Aptean

  • The management interface for users is not straightforward.
  • Managing permissions for users is difficult outside of copying permissions.
  • It still has lots of issues that can cause significant downtime.
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Pricing Details

Accounting Seed

Starting Price

Editions & Modules

Accounting Seed editions and modules pricing
EditionModules

Footnotes

    Offerings

    Free Trial
    Free/Freemium Version
    Premium Consulting/Integration Services

    Entry-level set up fee?

    No setup fee

    Additional Details

    Pricing starts at $3,960/year.

    Aptean Made2Manage ERP

    Starting Price

    Editions & Modules

    Aptean Made2Manage ERP editions and modules pricing
    EditionModules

    Footnotes

      Offerings

      Free Trial
      Free/Freemium Version
      Premium Consulting/Integration Services

      Entry-level set up fee?

      No setup fee

      Additional Details

      Likelihood to Renew

      Accounting Seed

      No answers on this topic

      Aptean

      I am not in the decision making group any more for this product. When I was, I along with many other managers, voted to go with a competitive product software vs re-subscribing to Aptean for this product. We were convinced by certain parties at our work that the new product was head and shoulders above the old product. While they freshened up a few things and there was an increase in some functionality areas, it was still tired.
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      Usability

      Accounting Seed

      It always works well. We've never had programming issues. Never. It is easy to customize. The system can grow with you as your business grows and changes. Being cloud-based you can work from anywhere. It is intuitive. You have all the features of Salesforce, like workflows, that work perfectly in Accounting Seed. Having that full integration with Salesforce allows you to see all our data in one platform
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      Aptean

      This software is not user-friendly nor easy to train on. I train people for various departments and had argued for the company to go with another company. I was not alone. When the time came for us to do an upgrade (necessitated by the advent of Windows 10 compatibility issues), a number of managers at our organization wanted to seek out other vendors due to the difficulty in training people to use the software. Then have to deal with so many of the user issues and lack of functionality created by the need for using an outside software programmer to bring in software that interpreted what M2M was doing and then translate it back into the program so that we had an end-user solution. This software should be robust enough to do it all. It is not. I hate to be so negative about it but anyone that has spent as many years using this software as I have should find something good to say about the platform and I struggle to do that. I had asked for the warranty section that would tie into the return authorization process. I was told it would happen. It didn't. Bad karma.
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      Support Rating

      Accounting Seed

      We seldom have had to use their support but when we have, they have been responsive and actually were able to answer our questions in a simple, nontech language. You don't have to be a programmer to talk to them!
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      Aptean

      I go back to the warranty segment of the program to help track expenses that were generated by returns and zero-dollar sales orders to resolve customer issues. I feel like I was lied to by the company. They said they would have it in there on the new release. They told the purchasing manager it would be on the new release. The purchasing manager assured me it would be on there. They even showed 'warranty loading' on the screen when you signed in. However, there was no additional component of the return material authorization process for warranty adaptation. I even challenged our upload team about it and they had no answer. It does a few functions well but in my personal experience, buy something else.
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      Implementation Rating

      Accounting Seed

      No answers on this topic

      Aptean

      The actual implementation was no worse or better than other software updates. There were days of pain and additional training helped overcome a lot of the learning curve associated with that. However, that training came from our own internal staff vs anyone from Aptean.
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      Alternatives Considered

      Accounting Seed

      Honestly, Accounting Seed was the only one I focused on when looking to switch from our existing program. It showed in the partner app store and stated it was created native to SalesForce. As I read through it's capabilities, cost, etc., I knew it was the right choice.
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      Aptean

      They worked in a similar manner. I was not an admin when I used Oracle though.
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      Return on Investment

      Accounting Seed

      • Business users save time sending payments to suppliers and reimbursing employees since it is just by one click.
      • The three-way POS match ensures that figures match on orders and invoices before paying suppliers.
      • Capturing data on reports that are not submitted, approval times, and policy exceptions.
      • Expense management and time tracking enable us to view the exact time taken to complete projects and the exact amount that should be paid.
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      Aptean

      • I came on board after M2M was implemented so I'm not sure how it has changed from previous software. However, I do know it has the ability to grow with the company.
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