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Score 8.4 out of 100
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Score 9.5 out of 100

Likelihood to Recommend

AccountMate

AccountMate is a great product for wholesale and distributors. It manages the inventory cycles comprehensively, from purchasing to stocking, to sales and delivery. There are a great many tools available to manage inventory, properties, and financials. The availability to have third-party add-ons offers even greater opportunities to meet the needs of the end-user.The system is not really suited for certain types of service industries: legal, medical, and those businesses that invoice on time.
Les Kule | TrustRadius Reviewer

Planning Maestro

Personally, I was always very satisfied with the Budget Maestro product and platform. I used Hyperion Essbase in my prior company and felt Analytics Maestro had very similar capabilities and features which made learning the product very easy. The ongoing support has been tremendous and this is an area I find many competitors in the marketplace to have room for improvement.
Eric Korpalski | TrustRadius Reviewer

Feature Rating Comparison

Payroll Management

AccountMate
8.8
Planning Maestro
Pay calculation
AccountMate
10.0
Planning Maestro
Direct deposit files
AccountMate
9.0
Planning Maestro
Salary revision and increment management
AccountMate
8.0
Planning Maestro
Reimbursement management
AccountMate
8.0
Planning Maestro

Security

AccountMate
9.0
Planning Maestro
Single sign-on capability
AccountMate
9.0
Planning Maestro

Reporting & Analytics

AccountMate
7.0
Planning Maestro
Dashboards
AccountMate
6.0
Planning Maestro
Standard reports
AccountMate
9.0
Planning Maestro
Custom reports
AccountMate
6.0
Planning Maestro

General Ledger and Configurable Accounting

AccountMate
7.6
Planning Maestro
Accounts payable
AccountMate
8.0
Planning Maestro
Accounts receivable
AccountMate
9.0
Planning Maestro
Cash management
AccountMate
7.0
Planning Maestro
Bank reconciliation
AccountMate
8.0
Planning Maestro
Expense management
AccountMate
9.0
Planning Maestro
Time tracking
AccountMate
7.0
Planning Maestro
Multi-currency support
AccountMate
7.0
Planning Maestro
Multi-division support
AccountMate
9.0
Planning Maestro
Regulations compliance
AccountMate
7.0
Planning Maestro
Electronic tax filing
AccountMate
8.0
Planning Maestro
Global Financial Support
AccountMate
8.0
Planning Maestro
Intercompany Accounting
AccountMate
5.0
Planning Maestro
Journals and Reconciliations
AccountMate
8.0
Planning Maestro
Enterprise Accounting
AccountMate
7.0
Planning Maestro
Configurable Accounting
AccountMate
7.0
Planning Maestro
Standardized Processes
AccountMate
7.0
Planning Maestro

Inventory Management

AccountMate
8.0
Planning Maestro
Inventory tracking
AccountMate
9.0
Planning Maestro
Automatic reordering
AccountMate
8.0
Planning Maestro
Manufacturing module
AccountMate
7.0
Planning Maestro

Order Management

AccountMate
8.6
Planning Maestro
Pricing
AccountMate
8.0
Planning Maestro
Order entry
AccountMate
9.0
Planning Maestro
Credit card processing
AccountMate
9.0
Planning Maestro
Cost of goods sold
AccountMate
9.0
Planning Maestro
End-to-end order visibility
AccountMate
8.0
Planning Maestro

Customization

AccountMate
9.0
Planning Maestro
Plug-ins
AccountMate
9.0
Planning Maestro

Pros

AccountMate

  • Ease of use
  • Ability to easily adapt the solution to fit the needs of the end user
  • Integration of data across different platforms
Les Kule | TrustRadius Reviewer

Planning Maestro

  • Analytics Maestro Platform adds tremendous value.
  • Newer version offering is cloud based which adds value on size constraints.
  • Customer support has always been extremely supportive and timely on responses.
Eric Korpalski | TrustRadius Reviewer

Cons

AccountMate

  • Custom reports: The current system uses Crystal Reports, which is a bit cumbersome.
  • True cloud-based solution is missing
Les Kule | TrustRadius Reviewer

Planning Maestro

  • Took some time to roll out the cloud-based solution.
  • The older version (not cloud-based) we used took about an hour to refresh after data load.
  • The older version did take some time learning how to use the product to its fullest capabilities.
Eric Korpalski | TrustRadius Reviewer

Alternatives Considered

AccountMate

We use AccountMate for a number of reasons, particularly its ease of use and the ability to customize any part of the system (with source code residing on the end-user system--a HUGE advantage).
Les Kule | TrustRadius Reviewer

Planning Maestro

Our company evaluated 6 product offerings in the market place a year ago and felt Budget Maestro and Vena offered the largest return on our investment at their price points. We have always been very satisfied with the product and its customer service. Since we have grown over 600% over 4 years, many of the new layers of management used other products in prior careers and we are currently at a point where the entire organization may be transitioning to an ERP solution to manage all finance and accounting functions. I would always recommend Budget Maestro as a great budgeting and analytical tool for FP&A teams as we were able to accomplish a high amount of monthly reports with a small team over the years.
Eric Korpalski | TrustRadius Reviewer

Return on Investment

AccountMate

  • Allows us to quickly gain insight into the current and past performance of the company
Les Kule | TrustRadius Reviewer

Planning Maestro

  • We were a very small company growing by acquisition so it worked well during these phases of our company growth.
  • The return for our cost was tremendous especially in comparison to peers in the market.
  • Analytics Maestro allowed us to grow without adding headcount by building efficient reports that can easily be mass-produced for all branches within our organization.
Eric Korpalski | TrustRadius Reviewer

Screenshots

AccountMate

Planning Maestro

Pricing Details

AccountMate

General

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

Planning Maestro

General

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

Rating Summary

Likelihood to Recommend

AccountMate
10.0
Planning Maestro
9.0

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