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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

Sage 50cloud Accounting

Sage is great for portability and exchange with external accountants as it is widely used and people will be able to read your data in. It's a very good and complete solution for a little business where one person can handle all of the accounting. I doubt that it scales well to large companies with several in-house accountants working at the same time.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Feature Rating Comparison

Customization

Accounting Seed
8.5
Sage 50cloud Accounting
7.3
API for custom integration
Accounting Seed
8.5
Sage 50cloud Accounting
9.5
Plug-ins
Accounting Seed
Sage 50cloud Accounting
5.0

Security

Accounting Seed
9.0
Sage 50cloud Accounting
8.9
Single sign-on capability
Accounting Seed
9.0
Sage 50cloud Accounting
9.0
Role-based user permissions
Accounting Seed
9.0
Sage 50cloud Accounting
8.7

Reporting & Analytics

Accounting Seed
7.3
Sage 50cloud Accounting
8.4
Dashboards
Accounting Seed
7.7
Sage 50cloud Accounting
8.7
Standard reports
Accounting Seed
7.0
Sage 50cloud Accounting
8.5
Custom reports
Accounting Seed
7.3
Sage 50cloud Accounting
8.0

General Ledger and Configurable Accounting

Accounting Seed
8.5
Sage 50cloud Accounting
6.9
Accounts payable
Accounting Seed
8.5
Sage 50cloud Accounting
9.0
Accounts receivable
Accounting Seed
8.5
Sage 50cloud Accounting
8.7
Cash management
Accounting Seed
8.3
Sage 50cloud Accounting
9.0
Bank reconciliation
Accounting Seed
8.5
Sage 50cloud Accounting
8.3
Expense management
Accounting Seed
7.6
Sage 50cloud Accounting
8.4
Fixed asset management
Accounting Seed
9.1
Sage 50cloud Accounting
8.2
Multi-currency support
Accounting Seed
8.0
Sage 50cloud Accounting
4.0
Multi-division support
Accounting Seed
9.0
Sage 50cloud Accounting
5.0
Regulations compliance
Accounting Seed
8.5
Sage 50cloud Accounting
7.2
Self-service portal
Accounting Seed
8.0
Sage 50cloud Accounting
3.0
Global Financial Support
Accounting Seed
8.0
Sage 50cloud Accounting
3.0
Primary and Secondary Ledgers
Accounting Seed
8.5
Sage 50cloud Accounting
4.0
Intercompany Accounting
Accounting Seed
8.5
Sage 50cloud Accounting
7.0
Localizations
Accounting Seed
9.1
Sage 50cloud Accounting
7.5
Journals and Reconciliations
Accounting Seed
8.8
Sage 50cloud Accounting
8.7
Enterprise Accounting
Accounting Seed
8.0
Sage 50cloud Accounting
7.2
Configurable Accounting
Accounting Seed
9.4
Sage 50cloud Accounting
8.4
Centralized Rules Framework
Accounting Seed
9.0
Sage 50cloud Accounting
7.5
Standardized Processes
Accounting Seed
9.0
Sage 50cloud Accounting
8.9
Time tracking
Accounting Seed
Sage 50cloud Accounting
6.2
Electronic tax filing
Accounting Seed
Sage 50cloud Accounting
5.0

Payroll Management

Accounting Seed
Sage 50cloud Accounting
6.2
Pay calculation
Accounting Seed
Sage 50cloud Accounting
7.7
Benefit plan administration
Accounting Seed
Sage 50cloud Accounting
8.0
Direct deposit files
Accounting Seed
Sage 50cloud Accounting
5.6
Salary revision and increment management
Accounting Seed
Sage 50cloud Accounting
5.2
Reimbursement management
Accounting Seed
Sage 50cloud Accounting
4.4

Inventory Management

Accounting Seed
Sage 50cloud Accounting
6.6
Inventory tracking
Accounting Seed
Sage 50cloud Accounting
7.5
Automatic reordering
Accounting Seed
Sage 50cloud Accounting
7.0
Location management
Accounting Seed
Sage 50cloud Accounting
7.0
Manufacturing module
Accounting Seed
Sage 50cloud Accounting
5.0

Order Management

Accounting Seed
Sage 50cloud Accounting
5.9
Pricing
Accounting Seed
Sage 50cloud Accounting
6.7
Order entry
Accounting Seed
Sage 50cloud Accounting
8.3
Credit card processing
Accounting Seed
Sage 50cloud Accounting
8.0
Cost of goods sold
Accounting Seed
Sage 50cloud Accounting
8.0
Order Orchestration
Accounting Seed
Sage 50cloud Accounting
3.5
End-to-end order visibility
Accounting Seed
Sage 50cloud Accounting
3.5
Order exception Resolution
Accounting Seed
Sage 50cloud Accounting
3.5

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

Sage 50cloud Accounting

  • It has the capability of "Single Click" processes that allows you to turn Quotes into orders, instant invoicing and track A/R in the Order Screen
  • I can email Sales Orders directly to my Customer and also remind them of past due from a single screen. I can track Project, Closeouts, Over Seas order by setting up Jobs and clicking the job name in Order Entry.
  • You can use recurring entries and copy and paste on the P&L, using masking for department reporting and budgeting
  • You can use the BI feature and export into Excel in Pivot format and utilize Timeline and Slicer to see the company overall performance by months, day or years
Karen Rollins | 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

Sage 50cloud Accounting

  • Sage 50 could use some improvement in the Invoicing Module to allow for more flexibility in the design of the Invoice fields. The report customization tools could use some upgrading for easier use.
  • Fixed assets management module needs to be included with unlimited number of fixed assets.
Reno M. Borgognoni, CPA, CIA, CGMA | TrustRadius Reviewer

Likelihood to Renew

Accounting Seed

No score
No answers yet
No answers on this topic

Sage 50cloud Accounting

Sage 50cloud Accounting 9.6
Based on 12 answers
I use this rating simply because I have a thriving Sage 50 consulting practice and will continue to keep my expertise in the product. I have consulted on both Sage 50 and QuickBooks for over 25 years so I have to maintain expertise in the solution as well as accounting and verticals.
Christine Steele | TrustRadius Reviewer

Usability

Accounting Seed

No score
No answers yet
No answers on this topic

Sage 50cloud Accounting

Sage 50cloud Accounting 8.9
Based on 4 answers
I have used Sage 50 Premium Accounting for twenty years, and only used their technical support team three times
Emily Dykema | TrustRadius Reviewer

Support Rating

Accounting Seed

No score
No answers yet
No answers on this topic

Sage 50cloud Accounting

Sage 50cloud Accounting 9.4
Based on 3 answers
They were very knowledgeable of the product, understood my timeline was limited for a software issue and allowed me to get back to my day to day work. The dial into your computer is great so you can monitor what they are doing and learn some tricks yourself
Karen Rollins | TrustRadius Reviewer

Implementation Rating

Accounting Seed

No score
No answers yet
No answers on this topic

Sage 50cloud Accounting

Sage 50cloud Accounting 9.0
Based on 4 answers
Sage 50 is a strong accounting software package. It will work efficiently if it is installed correctly. If one puts garbage in, one will get garbage out. Also it is important to train the staff to use Sage 50 properly. It is also important to set up security for each user.
Art Stumpp | 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

Sage 50cloud Accounting

As we did the conversion almost 10 years ago it is hard to answer this question. At the time it was the ease of being able to produce both cash and accrual financial statements and reporting that led us to pick Sage
Michelle M. Martin | TrustRadius Reviewer

Scalability

Accounting Seed

No score
No answers yet
No answers on this topic

Sage 50cloud Accounting

Sage 50cloud Accounting 9.1
Based on 1 answer
I define scalable from two perspectives; 1) the scalability to handle more bookkeepers/accountants using the product, and 2) the scalability to handle increasing customer/vendor/employee and transactional data. Sage 50 does a good job on both fronts. From the single users operating a micro-business accounting for customer invoices and bill payments only, to the multi-staff, multi-location, multi-departmental complex transactional operation. Although Sage 50 is quite expensive for that smallest user, it is quite inexpensive for the larger business entity. So, for the new enterprise expecting rapid growth, Sage 50 is the application of choice.
Reno M. Borgognoni, CPA, CIA, CGMA | 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

Sage 50cloud Accounting

  • Sage definitely needs to do a better job with customer service. I have had to use them only a handful of times and it was not a great experience but not the worse I've seen. They didn't make us a priority and I felt that they didn't have a sense of urgency. They did address my lack of satisfaction and I can see that they are at least aware of the issues and they are trying to correct them.
  • Sage is exactly what we need in my current organization and I wouldn't change it for another system. I have used quite a few in my lifetime and I would say that it fits our needs.
Nellie Jones (MBA) | TrustRadius Reviewer

Screenshots

Accounting Seed

Sage 50cloud Accounting

Pricing Details

Accounting Seed

General

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

Accounting Seed Editions & Modules

Additional Pricing Details
Pricing starts at $3,960/year.

Sage 50cloud Accounting

General

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

Sage 50cloud Accounting Editions & Modules

Edition
Sage 50 Pro Accounting$2991
Sage 50 Premium Accounting$4492
Sage 50 Quantum Accounting 3 UserStarting at $1,4993
  1. Per year
  2. Per Year
  3. Per year
Additional Pricing Details
Annual traditional plan with license, monthly, and annual subscription plans available.

Rating Summary

Likelihood to Recommend

Accounting Seed
8.5
Sage 50cloud Accounting
7.8

Likelihood to Renew

Accounting Seed
Sage 50cloud Accounting
9.6

Usability

Accounting Seed
Sage 50cloud Accounting
8.9

Support Rating

Accounting Seed
Sage 50cloud Accounting
9.4

Implementation Rating

Accounting Seed
Sage 50cloud Accounting
9.0

Scalability

Accounting Seed
Sage 50cloud Accounting
9.1

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