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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

ZipBooks

ZipBooks is really strong for small businesses (and non-profits like the ones I help manage). It may not yet be ready to handle medium or large businesses given the deep, niche functionality that is sometimes required in those cases.
Dave Grow | TrustRadius Reviewer

Feature Rating Comparison

Payroll Management

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

Security

AccountMate
9.0
ZipBooks
9.5
Single sign-on capability
AccountMate
9.0
ZipBooks
9.7
Role-based user permissions
AccountMate
ZipBooks
9.3

Reporting & Analytics

AccountMate
7.0
ZipBooks
10.0
Dashboards
AccountMate
6.0
ZipBooks
10.0
Standard reports
AccountMate
9.0
ZipBooks
10.0
Custom reports
AccountMate
6.0
ZipBooks

General Ledger and Configurable Accounting

AccountMate
7.6
ZipBooks
8.8
Accounts payable
AccountMate
8.0
ZipBooks
Accounts receivable
AccountMate
9.0
ZipBooks
8.0
Cash management
AccountMate
7.0
ZipBooks
Bank reconciliation
AccountMate
8.0
ZipBooks
8.0
Expense management
AccountMate
9.0
ZipBooks
10.0
Time tracking
AccountMate
7.0
ZipBooks
9.0
Multi-currency support
AccountMate
7.0
ZipBooks
9.1
Multi-division support
AccountMate
9.0
ZipBooks
Regulations compliance
AccountMate
7.0
ZipBooks
Electronic tax filing
AccountMate
8.0
ZipBooks
Global Financial Support
AccountMate
8.0
ZipBooks
Intercompany Accounting
AccountMate
5.0
ZipBooks
Journals and Reconciliations
AccountMate
8.0
ZipBooks
Enterprise Accounting
AccountMate
7.0
ZipBooks
Configurable Accounting
AccountMate
7.0
ZipBooks
Standardized Processes
AccountMate
7.0
ZipBooks

Inventory Management

AccountMate
8.0
ZipBooks
Inventory tracking
AccountMate
9.0
ZipBooks
Automatic reordering
AccountMate
8.0
ZipBooks
Manufacturing module
AccountMate
7.0
ZipBooks

Order Management

AccountMate
8.6
ZipBooks
9.2
Pricing
AccountMate
8.0
ZipBooks
Order entry
AccountMate
9.0
ZipBooks
Credit card processing
AccountMate
9.0
ZipBooks
10.0
Cost of goods sold
AccountMate
9.0
ZipBooks
8.5
End-to-end order visibility
AccountMate
8.0
ZipBooks

Customization

AccountMate
9.0
ZipBooks
9.1
Plug-ins
AccountMate
9.0
ZipBooks
9.1
API for custom integration
AccountMate
ZipBooks
9.1

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

ZipBooks

  • Invoicing is particularly easy-to-use, quick, clean and beautiful. GREAT for branding.
  • The time tracker was unexpected, but very useful and integrates well with the invoicing. Leads to quick invoicing every time.
  • Customer support is phenomenal -- the support staff is friendly and helpful.
  • Although they are a new company, they are definitely on the right track!
  • I recommend this software to clients, colleagues, and friends alike, mostly for it quick and beautiful invoicing.
  • They do what they can to live up to their name! It doesn't take very long to get set up, or very long to create a complete invoice and send it to the right person.
Diego Lucero | 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

ZipBooks

  • There is some difficulty with a need to learn the use of the menus, they are not open and click, at the moment, the user needs to open the menu then using the pad keys scroll down and use enter to select from the drop-down menu. A mouse does not work.
Kenneth Shumaker | 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

ZipBooks

I've primarily compared ZipBooks vs. Quickbooks because I've used Quickbooks at larger companies before. ZipBooks was the right fit for a smaller organization because it still had all the core features of Quickbooks but at a dramatically lower price that fits the budget.
Dave Grow | 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

ZipBooks

  • ZipBooks is entirely affordable, and with my current $15/mo payments, I get ROI pretty quickly.
  • Invoices are simple and easy to make, while staying beautiful and functional at the same time. This saves me TIME, which means that I don't need to spend 15-20 minutes fiddling with the software to make it do what I want it to do. It just works. And that means, I can spend more time doing client work, and managing projects and sales.
Diego Lucero | TrustRadius Reviewer

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Pricing Details

AccountMate

General

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

AccountMate Editions & Modules

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ZipBooks

General

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

ZipBooks Editions & Modules

Edition
ZipBooks Starter$0
ZipBooks Smarter$15
ZipBooks Sophisticated$35
ZipBooks AccountantCustom
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