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Likelihood to Recommend

Accounting Seed

The ability to see detail in the data is second to none. The ability to tie into the same data base as other salesforce products is huge. I do believe you need an on site expert. I have found my staff hesitant to "explore" the world outside of their routine. There are certain functions - like accounts payable - that are very similar no matter what program you buy, but it would be helpful if Accounting Seed put together some "Best Practices Procedures" for the A/P person to review and teach themselves. As the manager, it should not be up to me to have to retrain every person that steps into the position from scratch. How much nicer it would be to have something in the knowledge base or in the Accounting Home page that would direct new hires!
Gayle Ulrich | TrustRadius Reviewer

Exact Global

For a smaller company I can see this being a realistic solution. The cost is relatively low, complexity and install isn't too painful, and it's not difficult to use for the most part. As a large enterprise ERP system I believe this is a bit too simple. It is a cheaper alternative but would be hard to use if we were much larger.
Geoffrey Lodal | TrustRadius Reviewer

Feature Rating Comparison

Customization

Accounting Seed
8.5
Exact Global
1.5
API for custom integration
Accounting Seed
8.5
Exact Global
1.0
Plug-ins
Accounting Seed
Exact Global
2.0

Security

Accounting Seed
9.0
Exact Global
7.5
Single sign-on capability
Accounting Seed
9.0
Exact Global
8.0
Role-based user permissions
Accounting Seed
9.0
Exact Global
7.0

Reporting & Analytics

Accounting Seed
7.3
Exact Global
4.4
Dashboards
Accounting Seed
7.7
Exact Global
4.7
Standard reports
Accounting Seed
7.0
Exact Global
5.6
Custom reports
Accounting Seed
7.3
Exact Global
2.9

General Ledger and Configurable Accounting

Accounting Seed
8.5
Exact Global
7.5
Accounts payable
Accounting Seed
8.5
Exact Global
8.0
Accounts receivable
Accounting Seed
8.5
Exact Global
9.0
Cash management
Accounting Seed
8.3
Exact Global
Bank reconciliation
Accounting Seed
8.5
Exact Global
Expense management
Accounting Seed
7.6
Exact Global
Fixed asset management
Accounting Seed
9.1
Exact Global
Multi-currency support
Accounting Seed
8.0
Exact Global
Multi-division support
Accounting Seed
9.0
Exact Global
Regulations compliance
Accounting Seed
8.5
Exact Global
Self-service portal
Accounting Seed
8.0
Exact Global
Global Financial Support
Accounting Seed
8.0
Exact Global
4.0
Primary and Secondary Ledgers
Accounting Seed
8.5
Exact Global
6.0
Intercompany Accounting
Accounting Seed
8.5
Exact Global
5.0
Localizations
Accounting Seed
9.1
Exact Global
8.0
Journals and Reconciliations
Accounting Seed
8.8
Exact Global
9.0
Enterprise Accounting
Accounting Seed
8.0
Exact Global
9.0
Configurable Accounting
Accounting Seed
9.4
Exact Global
9.0
Centralized Rules Framework
Accounting Seed
9.0
Exact Global
8.0
Standardized Processes
Accounting Seed
9.0
Exact Global
8.0

Payroll Management

Accounting Seed
Exact Global
7.6
Pay calculation
Accounting Seed
Exact Global
8.0
Benefit plan administration
Accounting Seed
Exact Global
8.0
Direct deposit files
Accounting Seed
Exact Global
8.0
Salary revision and increment management
Accounting Seed
Exact Global
7.0
Reimbursement management
Accounting Seed
Exact Global
7.0

Inventory Management

Accounting Seed
Exact Global
8.8
Inventory tracking
Accounting Seed
Exact Global
8.9
Automatic reordering
Accounting Seed
Exact Global
8.8
Location management
Accounting Seed
Exact Global
8.8
Manufacturing module
Accounting Seed
Exact Global
8.8

Order Management

Accounting Seed
Exact Global
8.0
Pricing
Accounting Seed
Exact Global
7.9
Order entry
Accounting Seed
Exact Global
7.7
Credit card processing
Accounting Seed
Exact Global
8.0
Cost of goods sold
Accounting Seed
Exact Global
8.6
Order Orchestration
Accounting Seed
Exact Global
7.9
End-to-end order visibility
Accounting Seed
Exact Global
7.6
Order exception Resolution
Accounting Seed
Exact Global
8.0

Subledger and Financial Process

Accounting Seed
Exact Global
6.9
Automated Invoice Processing
Accounting Seed
Exact Global
8.0
Shared Services Payments
Accounting Seed
Exact Global
8.0
Billings Management
Accounting Seed
Exact Global
9.0
Customer Receipt Applications
Accounting Seed
Exact Global
7.0
Customer Collections
Accounting Seed
Exact Global
8.0
Revenue Recognition
Accounting Seed
Exact Global
6.0
Cash Management
Accounting Seed
Exact Global
9.0
Asset Management
Accounting Seed
Exact Global
9.0
Travel & Expense Management
Accounting Seed
Exact Global
2.0
Budgetary Control & Encumbrance Accounting
Accounting Seed
Exact Global
3.0
Period Close
Accounting Seed
Exact Global
8.0
Transactions Tax
Accounting Seed
Exact Global
9.0
Subledger Reconciliations
Accounting Seed
Exact Global
8.0
3rd Party Accounting Systems
Accounting Seed
Exact Global
3.0

Project Financial Management

Accounting Seed
Exact Global
7.5
Budgeting and Forecasting
Accounting Seed
Exact Global
9.0
Project Costing
Accounting Seed
Exact Global
9.0
Cost Capture
Accounting Seed
Exact Global
8.0
Capital Project Management
Accounting Seed
Exact Global
8.0
Customer Invoicing
Accounting Seed
Exact Global
8.0
Customer Contract Compliance
Accounting Seed
Exact Global
8.0
Project Revenue Recognition
Accounting Seed
Exact Global
8.0
Project Financial Performance Analysis
Accounting Seed
Exact Global
8.0
Project Financials Dashboard
Accounting Seed
Exact Global
8.0
Real-time Financial Reporting
Accounting Seed
Exact Global
7.0
Embedded Business Intelligence
Accounting Seed
Exact Global
2.0
Project Planning Collaboration
Accounting Seed
Exact Global
7.0

Project Execution Management

Accounting Seed
Exact Global
7.7
Project Planning and Scheduling
Accounting Seed
Exact Global
9.0
Project Manager Dashboard
Accounting Seed
Exact Global
8.0
Resource Manager Dashboard
Accounting Seed
Exact Global
8.0
Task Insight for Project Managers
Accounting Seed
Exact Global
8.0
Project Manager Mobile Functionality
Accounting Seed
Exact Global
8.0
Team Member Task Collaboration
Accounting Seed
Exact Global
8.0
Team Member Mobile Functionality
Accounting Seed
Exact Global
8.0
Project Candidate Search
Accounting Seed
Exact Global
8.0
Project Candidate Comparison and Analysis
Accounting Seed
Exact Global
8.0
Defineable Resource Pools
Accounting Seed
Exact Global
8.0
Defineable Resource Pools
Accounting Seed
Exact Global
8.0
Talent Profiles
Accounting Seed
Exact Global
8.0
Real-Time Project Reporting
Accounting Seed
Exact Global
8.0
Absence Management
Accounting Seed
Exact Global
3.0
Product Lifecycle Management
Accounting Seed
Exact Global
8.0

Grants Management

Accounting Seed
Exact Global
8.0
Award Lifecycle Management
Accounting Seed
Exact Global
8.0
Spending Control
Accounting Seed
Exact Global
7.0
Indirect Cost Management
Accounting Seed
Exact Global
9.0
Billing
Accounting Seed
Exact Global
8.0

Procurement

Accounting Seed
Exact Global
7.9
Sourcing Team Collaboration
Accounting Seed
Exact Global
7.6
Sourcing Analysis
Accounting Seed
Exact Global
7.5
Bids Analyzed and Compared
Accounting Seed
Exact Global
7.0
Catalog Shopping E-Commerce for Employees
Accounting Seed
Exact Global
8.0
Contract Authoring
Accounting Seed
Exact Global
8.0
Contract Compliance Management
Accounting Seed
Exact Global
8.0
Contract History
Accounting Seed
Exact Global
8.0
Contract Renewal Automation
Accounting Seed
Exact Global
8.0
Contract Repository
Accounting Seed
Exact Global
8.0
Contract Standardization and Enforcement
Accounting Seed
Exact Global
8.0
Electronic Signatures
Accounting Seed
Exact Global
8.0
Invoice Automated Matching
Accounting Seed
Exact Global
8.0
Purchasing Risk and Compliance Management
Accounting Seed
Exact Global
8.0
Requisitions-to-Purchase Orders Integrated
Accounting Seed
Exact Global
8.0
Spend Compliance Management
Accounting Seed
Exact Global
8.0
Supplier Assessment
Accounting Seed
Exact Global
8.0
Supplier Communication and Collaboration
Accounting Seed
Exact Global
8.0
Supplier Management
Accounting Seed
Exact Global
7.9
Supplier Portal
Accounting Seed
Exact Global
8.0

Risk Management

Accounting Seed
Exact Global
5.6
Risk Repository
Accounting Seed
Exact Global
6.0
Control Management
Accounting Seed
Exact Global
6.0
Control Mapping
Accounting Seed
Exact Global
6.0
Control Efficiency Assessments
Accounting Seed
Exact Global
6.0
Automated Control Assessments
Accounting Seed
Exact Global
6.0
Assessment Capture
Accounting Seed
Exact Global
5.0
Issue Detection
Accounting Seed
Exact Global
5.0
Automatic Notification
Accounting Seed
Exact Global
5.0
Remediation and Certification
Accounting Seed
Exact Global
5.0

Logistics

Accounting Seed
Exact Global
5.8
Transportation Planning and Optimization
Accounting Seed
Exact Global
6.0
Transportation Sourcing Management
Accounting Seed
Exact Global
5.0
Transportation Process Integration
Accounting Seed
Exact Global
5.0
Transportation Execution Management
Accounting Seed
Exact Global
6.0
Freight Payment Automation
Accounting Seed
Exact Global
6.0
Trade Management
Accounting Seed
Exact Global
5.0
Trade Regulatory Compliance Management
Accounting Seed
Exact Global
6.0
Customs Entry Management
Accounting Seed
Exact Global
6.0
Customs Document Management
Accounting Seed
Exact Global
6.0
Customs Document Collaboration
Accounting Seed
Exact Global
6.0
Fulfillment Management
Accounting Seed
Exact Global
6.0
Inventory Visibility
Accounting Seed
Exact Global
6.0
Warehouse Workforce Management
Accounting Seed
Exact Global
6.0

Manufacturing

Accounting Seed
Exact Global
9.0
Production Process Design
Accounting Seed
Exact Global
10.0
Supply Chain Business Flows
Accounting Seed
Exact Global
9.0
Production Management
Accounting Seed
Exact Global
8.7
Contracted Manufacturing Management
Accounting Seed
Exact Global
9.0
Configuration Management
Accounting Seed
Exact Global
8.7
Work Definition
Accounting Seed
Exact Global
9.0
Work Execution
Accounting Seed
Exact Global
9.0
Advanced Fulfillment
Accounting Seed
Exact Global
9.0
Manufacturing Costs
Accounting Seed
Exact Global
8.6

Supply Chain

Accounting Seed
Exact Global
8.8
Forecasting
Accounting Seed
Exact Global
8.5
Inventory Planning
Accounting Seed
Exact Global
8.8
Multi-tier Supply Chain Planning
Accounting Seed
Exact Global
9.0
Performance Monitoring
Accounting Seed
Exact Global
9.0

Product Lifecycle Management

Accounting Seed
Exact Global
6.9
Ideation Management
Accounting Seed
Exact Global
8.0
Requirements Management
Accounting Seed
Exact Global
7.0
Proposal Management
Accounting Seed
Exact Global
7.0
Innovation Portfolio Management
Accounting Seed
Exact Global
7.0
Product Master Data Management
Accounting Seed
Exact Global
7.0
Vendor Portal
Accounting Seed
Exact Global
6.0
Project Portfolio Management
Accounting Seed
Exact Global
6.0

Pros

Accounting Seed

  • Ability to create custom reports on the fly.
  • Sharing/flowing information across Salesforce project pages.
  • My favorite, saving tons of time by having all information in one location, not having to stop and compare Salesforce reports to a separate accounting program reports.
Pamela White | TrustRadius Reviewer

Exact Global

  • It is easy to use in Production Planning.
  • The bill of materials module is fully integrated with the engineering changes module.
Arlex Guzman | TrustRadius Reviewer

Cons

Accounting Seed

  • Most accounting systems have a number of canned reports included with the system. Accounting Seed has a few limited canned reports. These have grown over the past three years.
  • Though using the Salesforce reporting feature makes reporting easy, you are limited by what the Salesforce reporting system can do.
  • Budgeting is connected to project tasks rather than general ledger accounts.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Exact Global

  • The necessity to buy individual modules to fit specific needs is a bit of a pain, it feels like you're being nickle and dimed.
  • Revision control on bills of material and parts is not intuitive or easy. We have not purchased the engineering change module, but it appears it may be needed to really implement this.
  • It's difficult to transfer engineering models from popular solid modeling software, requiring a third party solution to really make the transfer work as designed.
Geoffrey Lodal | TrustRadius Reviewer

Alternatives Considered

Accounting Seed

Much easier to have accounting software be native to Salesforce. That's the main reason we went with Accounting Seed and are happy to have made that decision. We also love the customization abilities - just as easy as adding any field in Salesforce.
David Jacoby | TrustRadius Reviewer

Exact Global

Globe has more modules and let's say it is the successor of Macola Progression
Arlex Guzman | TrustRadius Reviewer

Return on Investment

Accounting Seed

  • We are too soon into the process to answer this. Our year end is June 30 and our audit will take place in July and August, with completion in October. I am very happy with the program and look forward to the next year being more efficient with my time, but I cannot determine an ROI benefit at this point.
Gayle Ulrich | TrustRadius Reviewer

Exact Global

  • Tracking bills of materials has been very useful. I would appreciate better revision control here and integration with modeling software.
  • Quality metric tracking is not really done in Exact, instead in a sister software called Synergy. We have this and I don't particularly like it, especially for the cost.
  • Shipping is still a bit clunky for us and we rely on more manual methods vs. the optional shipping module.
Geoffrey Lodal | TrustRadius Reviewer

Screenshots

Accounting Seed

Exact Global

Pricing Details

Accounting Seed

General

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

Exact Global

General

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

Rating Summary

Likelihood to Recommend

Accounting Seed
8.5
Exact Global
7.8

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