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Score 8.9 out of 100
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Score 6.4 out of 100

Feature Set Ratings

  • Accounting Seed ranks higher in 5 feature sets: Payroll Management, Customization, Security, Reporting & Analytics, General Ledger and Configurable Accounting

Payroll Management

9.1

Accounting Seed

91%
7.8

Paychex Accounting Online

78%
Accounting Seed ranks higher in 5/5 features

Pay calculation

8.5
85%
2 Ratings
8.0
80%
8 Ratings

Benefit plan administration

8.9
89%
2 Ratings
8.0
80%
5 Ratings

Direct deposit files

9.5
95%
2 Ratings
8.0
80%
8 Ratings

Salary revision and increment management

9.0
90%
2 Ratings
7.0
70%
5 Ratings

Reimbursement management

9.5
95%
2 Ratings
8.0
80%
3 Ratings

Customization

9.6

Accounting Seed

96%
9.0

Paychex Accounting Online

90%
Accounting Seed ranks higher in 2/2 features

API for custom integration

9.6
96%
4 Ratings
9.0
90%
2 Ratings

Plug-ins

9.6
96%
3 Ratings
9.0
90%
1 Rating

Security

9.6

Accounting Seed

96%
7.5

Paychex Accounting Online

75%
Accounting Seed ranks higher in 2/2 features

Single sign-on capability

9.6
96%
4 Ratings
7.0
70%
3 Ratings

Role-based user permissions

9.6
96%
4 Ratings
8.0
80%
3 Ratings

Reporting & Analytics

8.8

Accounting Seed

88%
7.3

Paychex Accounting Online

73%
Accounting Seed ranks higher in 3/3 features

Dashboards

9.5
95%
5 Ratings
6.0
60%
2 Ratings

Standard reports

8.3
83%
6 Ratings
8.0
80%
6 Ratings

Custom reports

8.5
85%
6 Ratings
8.0
80%
4 Ratings

General Ledger and Configurable Accounting

9.1

Accounting Seed

91%
7.4

Paychex Accounting Online

74%
Accounting Seed ranks higher in 19/21 features

Accounts payable

9.4
94%
6 Ratings
7.0
70%
1 Rating

Accounts receivable

9.5
95%
4 Ratings
7.0
70%
1 Rating

Cash management

9.6
96%
5 Ratings
8.0
80%
1 Rating

Bank reconciliation

8.9
89%
6 Ratings
8.0
80%
1 Rating

Expense management

9.6
96%
5 Ratings
8.0
80%
1 Rating

Time tracking

9.5
95%
2 Ratings
6.2
62%
3 Ratings

Fixed asset management

9.5
95%
3 Ratings
8.0
80%
1 Rating

Multi-currency support

7.9
79%
3 Ratings
8.0
80%
1 Rating

Multi-division support

8.8
88%
4 Ratings
4.4
44%
2 Ratings

Regulations compliance

7.9
79%
3 Ratings
8.0
80%
1 Rating

Electronic tax filing

8.9
89%
2 Ratings
8.0
80%
4 Ratings

Self-service portal

9.5
95%
3 Ratings
8.0
80%
4 Ratings

Global Financial Support

10.0
100%
3 Ratings
N/A
0 Ratings

Primary and Secondary Ledgers

9.1
91%
4 Ratings
N/A
0 Ratings

Intercompany Accounting

9.2
92%
4 Ratings
N/A
0 Ratings

Localizations

10.0
100%
3 Ratings
N/A
0 Ratings

Journals and Reconciliations

9.6
96%
6 Ratings
N/A
0 Ratings

Enterprise Accounting

6.8
68%
4 Ratings
N/A
0 Ratings

Configurable Accounting

8.8
88%
5 Ratings
N/A
0 Ratings

Centralized Rules Framework

9.2
92%
3 Ratings
N/A
0 Ratings

Standardized Processes

9.2
92%
4 Ratings
N/A
0 Ratings

Inventory Management

9.0

Accounting Seed

90%

Paychex Accounting Online

Feature Set Not Supported
N/A
Accounting Seed ranks higher in 4/4 features

Inventory tracking

9.5
95%
2 Ratings
N/A
0 Ratings

Automatic reordering

9.5
95%
2 Ratings
N/A
0 Ratings

Location management

9.5
95%
2 Ratings
N/A
0 Ratings

Manufacturing module

7.4
74%
2 Ratings
N/A
0 Ratings

Order Management

9.4

Accounting Seed

94%

Paychex Accounting Online

Feature Set Not Supported
N/A
Accounting Seed ranks higher in 7/7 features

Pricing

9.5
95%
2 Ratings
N/A
0 Ratings

Order entry

10.0
100%
2 Ratings
N/A
0 Ratings

Credit card processing

10.0
100%
2 Ratings
N/A
0 Ratings

Cost of goods sold

10.0
100%
2 Ratings
N/A
0 Ratings

Order Orchestration

9.5
95%
2 Ratings
N/A
0 Ratings

End-to-end order visibility

7.4
74%
2 Ratings
N/A
0 Ratings

Order exception Resolution

9.5
95%
2 Ratings
N/A
0 Ratings

Attribute Ratings

  • Accounting Seed is rated higher in 1 area: Likelihood to Recommend
  • Paychex Accounting Online is rated higher in 2 areas: Usability, Support Rating

Likelihood to Recommend

8.7

Accounting Seed

87%
6 Ratings
8.0

Paychex Accounting Online

80%
9 Ratings

Likelihood to Renew

Accounting Seed

N/A
0 Ratings
10.0

Paychex Accounting Online

100%
1 Rating

Usability

8.9

Accounting Seed

89%
3 Ratings
10.0

Paychex Accounting Online

100%
1 Rating

Support Rating

8.4

Accounting Seed

84%
3 Ratings
9.5

Paychex Accounting Online

95%
4 Ratings

Implementation Rating

Accounting Seed

N/A
0 Ratings
10.0

Paychex Accounting Online

100%
2 Ratings

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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Paychex, Inc.

I think Paychex Online payroll can be an asset for nearly any employer, especially if there have been improvements to allow employee access and data storage. Many employees prefer to be paperless and would rather access paystubs, W-2s, etc. online and/or via email. It'd also be great for employees to be able to make healthcare, 401k, etc., selections online and/or review selections made previously or in a different venue.
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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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Paychex, Inc.

  • Process payroll
  • Tax notices are addressed quickly
  • Account manager is very responsive
  • If payroll has an error we can pull back with no issues in a timely manner
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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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Paychex, Inc.

  • Can't assign invoices to categories like salesperson, division, or location, nor can your customers return a payment via credit card (there's no support for merchant accounts).
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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.

    Paychex Accounting Online

    Starting Price

    Editions & Modules

    Paychex Accounting Online 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

      Paychex, Inc.

      Had the company I worked for not gone out of business, it is likely they would have continued using this service.
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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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      Paychex, Inc.

      The software was very user friendly. Menus were intuitive so that even with minimal training I found what I was looking for with minimal effort
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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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      Paychex, Inc.

      They deserve this rating. When I first began using Paychex at AIT they were there to answer all of my questions as needed because there was no one in the company who knew what they were doing. I had to do reports that Payroll normally did not do but I did. Thank goodness for Teshia and Martha at Paychex.
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      Implementation Rating

      Accounting Seed

      No answers on this topic

      Paychex, Inc.

      Implementation was very smooth. The most cumbersome task was entering the current employees into the system during initial set up, but Paychex staff handled most of that and verified against prior system reports as well as internal reports provided to ensure 100% accuracy.
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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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      Paychex, Inc.

      I haven't used any others, this is the only one I'm familiar with. It was already being used before I got here, so I didn't have much "deciding" to do.
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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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      Paychex, Inc.

      • The most positive impact Paychex has is their Customer Service. I LOVE Paychex Customer Service. Enough said.
      • Paychex's IT Department is on point.
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