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Score 9.2 out of 100

QuickBooks Desktop Pro

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Likelihood to Recommend

Accounting Seed

Accounting Seed is a great solution for businesses looking for reliable accounting software. It offers all the features needed and works as expected. In addition, it is not as pricey as many competitors and therefore a great choice. I would recommend it for both startups and established businesses.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

QuickBooks Desktop Pro

I am only going to recommend it because it is currently ubiquitous, and most accountants prefer it at the moment. I do not stand by the company, and will not use the product any longer than I have to. [I believe] the support is lousy, the product is overpriced, but it does the basics of what we need. I'm very happy for all those outside Intuit who make their living supporting QuickBooks Desktop Pro; third-party support is desperately needed. They also doubled their prices for software upgrades this year, and require those who don't pay double what the last upgrade cost, to subscribe every year for $200. If one does not subscribe beyond the first year, one will not be able to use the software beyond the first year. They are moving to a rental model even for those who refuse to use the LOUSY QuickBooks online. They were good company once. Now they just turn out bloatware that everyone uses, so the rest of us have to. I look forward to the day that an honest, better-priced competitor wipes the floor with Intuit.
Dana Friedman | TrustRadius Reviewer

Feature Rating Comparison

Payroll Management

Accounting Seed
9.4
QuickBooks Desktop Pro
8.8
Pay calculation
Accounting Seed
9.0
QuickBooks Desktop Pro
8.9
Benefit plan administration
Accounting Seed
10.0
QuickBooks Desktop Pro
8.0
Direct deposit files
Accounting Seed
10.0
QuickBooks Desktop Pro
8.9
Salary revision and increment management
Accounting Seed
9.0
QuickBooks Desktop Pro
8.9
Reimbursement management
Accounting Seed
9.0
QuickBooks Desktop Pro
9.1

Customization

Accounting Seed
9.5
QuickBooks Desktop Pro
7.2
API for custom integration
Accounting Seed
9.4
QuickBooks Desktop Pro
7.3
Plug-ins
Accounting Seed
9.5
QuickBooks Desktop Pro
7.2

Security

Accounting Seed
9.4
QuickBooks Desktop Pro
7.5
Single sign-on capability
Accounting Seed
9.4
QuickBooks Desktop Pro
7.6
Role-based user permissions
Accounting Seed
9.4
QuickBooks Desktop Pro
7.5

Reporting & Analytics

Accounting Seed
8.0
QuickBooks Desktop Pro
8.1
Dashboards
Accounting Seed
8.3
QuickBooks Desktop Pro
7.8
Standard reports
Accounting Seed
8.0
QuickBooks Desktop Pro
8.6
Custom reports
Accounting Seed
7.7
QuickBooks Desktop Pro
8.0

General Ledger and Configurable Accounting

Accounting Seed
9.4
QuickBooks Desktop Pro
7.5
Accounts payable
Accounting Seed
8.9
QuickBooks Desktop Pro
8.6
Accounts receivable
Accounting Seed
8.8
QuickBooks Desktop Pro
8.5
Cash management
Accounting Seed
9.6
QuickBooks Desktop Pro
7.5
Bank reconciliation
Accounting Seed
9.2
QuickBooks Desktop Pro
8.8
Expense management
Accounting Seed
9.2
QuickBooks Desktop Pro
8.0
Time tracking
Accounting Seed
9.0
QuickBooks Desktop Pro
6.8
Fixed asset management
Accounting Seed
9.0
QuickBooks Desktop Pro
8.0
Multi-currency support
Accounting Seed
9.5
QuickBooks Desktop Pro
6.3
Multi-division support
Accounting Seed
9.4
QuickBooks Desktop Pro
7.9
Regulations compliance
Accounting Seed
9.0
QuickBooks Desktop Pro
6.9
Electronic tax filing
Accounting Seed
10.0
QuickBooks Desktop Pro
8.1
Self-service portal
Accounting Seed
8.7
QuickBooks Desktop Pro
6.2
Global Financial Support
Accounting Seed
10.0
QuickBooks Desktop Pro
5.6
Primary and Secondary Ledgers
Accounting Seed
9.8
QuickBooks Desktop Pro
7.9
Intercompany Accounting
Accounting Seed
9.4
QuickBooks Desktop Pro
7.5
Localizations
Accounting Seed
9.7
QuickBooks Desktop Pro
7.2
Journals and Reconciliations
Accounting Seed
9.2
QuickBooks Desktop Pro
8.3
Enterprise Accounting
Accounting Seed
9.3
QuickBooks Desktop Pro
7.2
Configurable Accounting
Accounting Seed
9.5
QuickBooks Desktop Pro
7.8
Centralized Rules Framework
Accounting Seed
9.5
QuickBooks Desktop Pro
7.1
Standardized Processes
Accounting Seed
9.4
QuickBooks Desktop Pro
7.9

Inventory Management

Accounting Seed
9.0
QuickBooks Desktop Pro
7.2
Inventory tracking
Accounting Seed
9.0
QuickBooks Desktop Pro
7.9
Automatic reordering
Accounting Seed
9.0
QuickBooks Desktop Pro
6.8
Location management
Accounting Seed
9.0
QuickBooks Desktop Pro
7.2
Manufacturing module
Accounting Seed
9.0
QuickBooks Desktop Pro
6.8

Order Management

Accounting Seed
9.4
QuickBooks Desktop Pro
7.6
Pricing
Accounting Seed
9.0
QuickBooks Desktop Pro
8.3
Order entry
Accounting Seed
10.0
QuickBooks Desktop Pro
8.0
Credit card processing
Accounting Seed
10.0
QuickBooks Desktop Pro
7.4
Cost of goods sold
Accounting Seed
10.0
QuickBooks Desktop Pro
8.2
Order Orchestration
Accounting Seed
9.0
QuickBooks Desktop Pro
7.3
End-to-end order visibility
Accounting Seed
9.0
QuickBooks Desktop Pro
7.5
Order exception Resolution
Accounting Seed
9.0
QuickBooks Desktop Pro
6.2

Pros

Accounting Seed

  • Fully integrated into SalesForce so financial information is linked to all aspects of the organization.
  • Customer service is excellent and with timely and helpful solutions.
  • Upgrades are announced well ahead of pushing them out. Accounting Seed handles all the effort. When upgraded, you are assured there are no problems with it continuing to work with your other applications in SalesForce
  • Being built on the Force.com platform, many applications are available to add to the Accounting Seed application to expand its abilities.
  • Customization is simple and integrates across all aspects of SalesForce.
Rickey Funderburk | TrustRadius Reviewer

QuickBooks Desktop Pro

  • It is easy to manage and adjust inventory on hand.
  • It is easy to make reports and customize them to your needs.
  • We also use it to pay our employees directly.
  • It is easy to make year-to-year comparisons to see where we can make improvements and the current financial situation.
Matt Wipf | TrustRadius Reviewer

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.
Gayle Ulrich | TrustRadius Reviewer

QuickBooks Desktop Pro

  • QuickBooks Desktop Pro has been around for a few years and after an update[,] they force you to look at the changes/updates before you can use [them] after updating.
  • QuickBooks Desktop Pro does not have 2FA.
  • QuickBooks Desktop Pro should offer a way to store backups to a personal cloud without having to map a local network drive.
Tony Lamm | TrustRadius Reviewer

Likelihood to Renew

Accounting Seed

No score
No answers yet
No answers on this topic

QuickBooks Desktop Pro

QuickBooks Desktop Pro 10.0
Based on 18 answers
We've used the program for more than 20 years in our firm both with clients and as our software. For the cost and value of the program it works well for our firms needs and desires for an accounting software program. At this point to switch would not make sense.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Usability

Accounting Seed

Accounting Seed 9.0
Based on 2 answers
While it takes time for new users to fully benefit and understand Accounting Seed, the user interface is amazing. It is relatively easy to use
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

QuickBooks Desktop Pro

QuickBooks Desktop Pro 8.4
Based on 30 answers
It is a great software that does everything a small business needs it to do, but there are just a few bugs and quirks that make additional software necessary. The slowness of the software occasionally might eventually be overshadowed by the quickness of cloud-based software though.
Alexis Lewis | TrustRadius Reviewer

Reliability and Availability

Accounting Seed

No score
No answers yet
No answers on this topic

QuickBooks Desktop Pro

QuickBooks Desktop Pro 8.3
Based on 4 answers
I haven't experienced a time when QuickBooks Pro was unavailable when I needed it in the entire 20 years of using the software
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Support Rating

Accounting Seed

Accounting Seed 9.5
Based on 2 answers
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!
Rickey Funderburk | TrustRadius Reviewer

QuickBooks Desktop Pro

QuickBooks Desktop Pro 6.3
Based on 36 answers
The support team is not always easy to use or able to understand the problems. There are some difficulties understanding [...] the issues the purchaser has and the solutions are sometimes hard to implement. A lot can be avoided if the users have adequate training and security is set up correctly at implementation.
Scott Banks | TrustRadius Reviewer

In-Person Training

Accounting Seed

No score
No answers yet
No answers on this topic

QuickBooks Desktop Pro

QuickBooks Desktop Pro 10.0
Based on 1 answer
Best thing I ever did was to attend a two day training seminar on QuickBooks, I learned an immense amount in a short time with hands on training by experts. I strongly recommend such training for anyone using any part of the software. It will pay for itself in the first month.
Chuck Bunn | TrustRadius Reviewer

Implementation Rating

Accounting Seed

No score
No answers yet
No answers on this topic

QuickBooks Desktop Pro

QuickBooks Desktop Pro 9.0
Based on 12 answers
We implemented the software ourselves. The training we received on the software was done by taking a community course teaching us how to use QuickBooks. It allowed me to get started with some basics of how to use the program and have not needed much assistance since completing the course work.
Erika Neilson | TrustRadius Reviewer

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.
Pamela White | TrustRadius Reviewer

QuickBooks Desktop Pro

Zoho had great end-user support and it was almost as simple to learn and was as easy to use. But its reports were not as [customizable] as QuickBooks Desktop Pro, and its job cost and department accounting [were] more cumbersome than QuickBooks Desktop Pro was. In addition, while I like an underdog (Zoho) the fact is that it is easier to find staff that [is] comfortable with QuickBooks Desktop Pro than anything else on the market.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Return on Investment

Accounting Seed

  • Makes operations a lot easier having everything in Salesforce.
David Jacoby | TrustRadius Reviewer

QuickBooks Desktop Pro

  • QuickBooks Desktop Pro is a no hassle accounting solution that ticks a lot of boxes. It almost never disappoints and organizations will usually keep using it for many years. If anything, the only time I've seen an organization migrate away from it is if they have specific accounting needs, or if the organization has grown to the point that they need a more robust accounting solution. Even then, QuickBooks can usually be maintained within another accounting software system for specific functions, like A/R & A/P for example.
Ryan Husbands, MBA, CPA | TrustRadius Reviewer

Screenshots

Accounting Seed

QuickBooks Desktop Pro

Pricing Details

Accounting Seed

General

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

QuickBooks Desktop Pro

General

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

Rating Summary

Likelihood to Recommend

Accounting Seed
9.5
QuickBooks Desktop Pro
8.2

Likelihood to Renew

Accounting Seed
QuickBooks Desktop Pro
10.0

Usability

Accounting Seed
9.0
QuickBooks Desktop Pro
8.4

Reliability and Availability

Accounting Seed
QuickBooks Desktop Pro
8.3

Support Rating

Accounting Seed
9.5
QuickBooks Desktop Pro
6.3

In-Person Training

Accounting Seed
QuickBooks Desktop Pro
10.0

Implementation Rating

Accounting Seed
QuickBooks Desktop Pro
9.0

Scalability

Accounting Seed
QuickBooks Desktop Pro
8.0

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