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Score 8.3 out of 100

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Score 8.8 out of 100

Feature Set Ratings

  • Acumatica ranks higher in 1 feature set: Payroll Management

Payroll Management

10.0

Acumatica

100%
8.3

Patriot Software

83%
Acumatica ranks higher in 5/7 features

Pay calculation

10.0
100%
2 Ratings
9.4
94%
15 Ratings

Benefit plan administration

10.0
100%
2 Ratings
6.0
60%
3 Ratings

Direct deposit files

10.0
100%
2 Ratings
9.0
90%
11 Ratings

Salary revision and increment management

10.0
100%
2 Ratings
8.5
85%
13 Ratings

Reimbursement management

9.9
99%
3 Ratings
7.0
70%
6 Ratings

Support for external payroll vendors

N/A
0 Ratings
10.0
100%
1 Rating

Off-cycle/On-Demand payment

N/A
0 Ratings
8.2
82%
5 Ratings

Customization

9.9

Acumatica

99%

Patriot Software

Feature Set Not Supported
N/A
Acumatica ranks higher in 2/2 features

API for custom integration

9.9
99%
6 Ratings
N/A
0 Ratings

Plug-ins

9.9
99%
5 Ratings
N/A
0 Ratings

Security

9.8

Acumatica

98%

Patriot Software

Feature Set Not Supported
N/A
Acumatica ranks higher in 2/2 features

Single sign-on capability

9.9
99%
6 Ratings
N/A
0 Ratings

Role-based user permissions

9.7
97%
10 Ratings
N/A
0 Ratings

Reporting & Analytics

9.2

Acumatica

92%

Patriot Software

Feature Set Not Supported
N/A
Acumatica ranks higher in 3/3 features

Dashboards

9.3
93%
6 Ratings
N/A
0 Ratings

Standard reports

8.9
89%
8 Ratings
N/A
0 Ratings

Custom reports

9.5
95%
7 Ratings
N/A
0 Ratings

General Ledger and Configurable Accounting

9.5

Acumatica

95%

Patriot Software

Feature Set Not Supported
N/A
Acumatica ranks higher in 11/11 features

Accounts payable

9.3
93%
9 Ratings
N/A
0 Ratings

Accounts receivable

9.2
92%
8 Ratings
N/A
0 Ratings

Global Financial Support

9.9
99%
4 Ratings
N/A
0 Ratings

Primary and Secondary Ledgers

9.4
94%
6 Ratings
N/A
0 Ratings

Intercompany Accounting

9.9
99%
6 Ratings
N/A
0 Ratings

Localizations

9.9
99%
5 Ratings
N/A
0 Ratings

Journals and Reconciliations

9.4
94%
8 Ratings
N/A
0 Ratings

Enterprise Accounting

9.2
92%
8 Ratings
N/A
0 Ratings

Configurable Accounting

9.2
92%
7 Ratings
N/A
0 Ratings

Centralized Rules Framework

9.5
95%
5 Ratings
N/A
0 Ratings

Standardized Processes

9.6
96%
9 Ratings
N/A
0 Ratings

Inventory Management

9.8

Acumatica

98%

Patriot Software

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

Inventory tracking

9.9
99%
7 Ratings
N/A
0 Ratings

Automatic reordering

9.7
97%
6 Ratings
N/A
0 Ratings

Location management

9.8
98%
7 Ratings
N/A
0 Ratings

Manufacturing module

9.9
99%
5 Ratings
N/A
0 Ratings

Order Management

9.6

Acumatica

96%

Patriot Software

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

Pricing

9.5
95%
6 Ratings
N/A
0 Ratings

Order entry

9.3
93%
6 Ratings
N/A
0 Ratings

Credit card processing

9.4
94%
3 Ratings
N/A
0 Ratings

Cost of goods sold

9.4
94%
7 Ratings
N/A
0 Ratings

Order Orchestration

9.9
99%
3 Ratings
N/A
0 Ratings

End-to-end order visibility

9.9
99%
4 Ratings
N/A
0 Ratings

Order exception Resolution

10.0
100%
2 Ratings
N/A
0 Ratings

Subledger and Financial Process

9.6

Acumatica

96%

Patriot Software

Feature Set Not Supported
N/A
Acumatica ranks higher in 14/14 features

Automated Invoice Processing

9.6
96%
6 Ratings
N/A
0 Ratings

Shared Services Payments

9.4
94%
3 Ratings
N/A
0 Ratings

Billings Management

9.8
98%
5 Ratings
N/A
0 Ratings

Customer Receipt Applications

9.7
97%
4 Ratings
N/A
0 Ratings

Customer Collections

9.4
94%
4 Ratings
N/A
0 Ratings

Revenue Recognition

9.8
98%
5 Ratings
N/A
0 Ratings

Cash Management

9.7
97%
8 Ratings
N/A
0 Ratings

Asset Management

9.4
94%
4 Ratings
N/A
0 Ratings

Travel & Expense Management

9.3
93%
5 Ratings
N/A
0 Ratings

Budgetary Control & Encumbrance Accounting

9.6
96%
5 Ratings
N/A
0 Ratings

Period Close

9.6
96%
7 Ratings
N/A
0 Ratings

Transactions Tax

9.8
98%
6 Ratings
N/A
0 Ratings

Subledger Reconciliations

9.6
96%
4 Ratings
N/A
0 Ratings

3rd Party Accounting Systems

10.0
100%
2 Ratings
N/A
0 Ratings

Project Financial Management

9.9

Acumatica

99%

Patriot Software

Feature Set Not Supported
N/A
Acumatica ranks higher in 12/12 features

Budgeting and Forecasting

9.5
95%
4 Ratings
N/A
0 Ratings

Project Costing

9.9
99%
3 Ratings
N/A
0 Ratings

Cost Capture

9.9
99%
3 Ratings
N/A
0 Ratings

Capital Project Management

10.0
100%
2 Ratings
N/A
0 Ratings

Customer Invoicing

10.0
100%
2 Ratings
N/A
0 Ratings

Customer Contract Compliance

10.0
100%
2 Ratings
N/A
0 Ratings

Project Revenue Recognition

9.9
99%
3 Ratings
N/A
0 Ratings

Project Financial Performance Analysis

9.9
99%
3 Ratings
N/A
0 Ratings

Project Financials Dashboard

10.0
100%
2 Ratings
N/A
0 Ratings

Real-time Financial Reporting

10.0
100%
2 Ratings
N/A
0 Ratings

Embedded Business Intelligence

10.0
100%
2 Ratings
N/A
0 Ratings

Project Planning Collaboration

10.0
100%
2 Ratings
N/A
0 Ratings

Project Execution Management

8.0

Acumatica

80%

Patriot Software

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

Project Planning and Scheduling

8.0
80%
1 Rating
N/A
0 Ratings

Project Manager Dashboard

8.0
80%
1 Rating
N/A
0 Ratings

Resource Manager Dashboard

8.0
80%
1 Rating
N/A
0 Ratings

Task Insight for Project Managers

8.0
80%
1 Rating
N/A
0 Ratings

Team Member Task Collaboration

7.0
70%
2 Ratings
N/A
0 Ratings

Talent Profiles

9.0
90%
1 Rating
N/A
0 Ratings

Real-Time Project Reporting

8.0
80%
1 Rating
N/A
0 Ratings

Grants Management

7.8

Acumatica

78%

Patriot Software

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

Award Lifecycle Management

7.0
70%
1 Rating
N/A
0 Ratings

Spending Control

8.0
80%
1 Rating
N/A
0 Ratings

Indirect Cost Management

8.0
80%
1 Rating
N/A
0 Ratings

Billing

8.0
80%
1 Rating
N/A
0 Ratings

Procurement

7.7

Acumatica

77%

Patriot Software

Feature Set Not Supported
N/A
Acumatica ranks higher in 9/9 features

Sourcing Team Collaboration

6.3
63%
2 Ratings
N/A
0 Ratings

Sourcing Analysis

8.0
80%
1 Rating
N/A
0 Ratings

Bids Analyzed and Compared

8.0
80%
1 Rating
N/A
0 Ratings

Catalog Shopping E-Commerce for Employees

7.0
70%
1 Rating
N/A
0 Ratings

Invoice Automated Matching

7.0
70%
1 Rating
N/A
0 Ratings

Requisitions-to-Purchase Orders Integrated

9.0
90%
1 Rating
N/A
0 Ratings

Supplier Assessment

8.0
80%
1 Rating
N/A
0 Ratings

Supplier Management

9.0
90%
1 Rating
N/A
0 Ratings

Supplier Portal

7.0
70%
1 Rating
N/A
0 Ratings

Logistics

9.4

Acumatica

94%

Patriot Software

Feature Set Not Supported
N/A
Acumatica ranks higher in 11/11 features

Transportation Planning and Optimization

10.0
100%
2 Ratings
N/A
0 Ratings

Transportation Sourcing Management

10.0
100%
2 Ratings
N/A
0 Ratings

Transportation Process Integration

10.0
100%
1 Rating
N/A
0 Ratings

Transportation Execution Management

10.0
100%
1 Rating
N/A
0 Ratings

Trade Management

8.0
80%
1 Rating
N/A
0 Ratings

Customs Entry Management

10.0
100%
2 Ratings
N/A
0 Ratings

Customs Document Management

10.0
100%
2 Ratings
N/A
0 Ratings

Customs Document Collaboration

10.0
100%
2 Ratings
N/A
0 Ratings

Fulfillment Management

8.0
80%
1 Rating
N/A
0 Ratings

Inventory Visibility

8.0
80%
1 Rating
N/A
0 Ratings

Warehouse Workforce Management

10.0
100%
1 Rating
N/A
0 Ratings

Manufacturing

9.8

Acumatica

98%

Patriot Software

Feature Set Not Supported
N/A
Acumatica ranks higher in 9/9 features

Production Process Design

10.0
100%
2 Ratings
N/A
0 Ratings

Supply Chain Business Flows

9.9
99%
4 Ratings
N/A
0 Ratings

Production Management

9.8
98%
3 Ratings
N/A
0 Ratings

Contracted Manufacturing Management

9.9
99%
3 Ratings
N/A
0 Ratings

Configuration Management

9.9
99%
4 Ratings
N/A
0 Ratings

Work Definition

9.8
98%
2 Ratings
N/A
0 Ratings

Work Execution

9.8
98%
2 Ratings
N/A
0 Ratings

Advanced Fulfillment

9.7
97%
2 Ratings
N/A
0 Ratings

Manufacturing Costs

9.6
96%
3 Ratings
N/A
0 Ratings

Supply Chain

9.9

Acumatica

99%

Patriot Software

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

Forecasting

9.8
98%
3 Ratings
N/A
0 Ratings

Inventory Planning

9.8
98%
3 Ratings
N/A
0 Ratings

Multi-tier Supply Chain Planning

10.0
100%
2 Ratings
N/A
0 Ratings

Performance Monitoring

10.0
100%
1 Rating
N/A
0 Ratings

Product Lifecycle Management

9.0

Acumatica

90%

Patriot Software

Feature Set Not Supported
N/A
Acumatica ranks higher in 6/6 features

Ideation Management

10.0
100%
1 Rating
N/A
0 Ratings

Requirements Management

10.0
100%
1 Rating
N/A
0 Ratings

Proposal Management

10.0
100%
2 Ratings
N/A
0 Ratings

Product Master Data Management

9.0
90%
1 Rating
N/A
0 Ratings

Vendor Portal

7.0
70%
1 Rating
N/A
0 Ratings

Project Portfolio Management

8.0
80%
1 Rating
N/A
0 Ratings

Attribute Ratings

  • Acumatica is rated higher in 1 area: Support Rating
  • Patriot Software is rated higher in 2 areas: Likelihood to Recommend, Usability
  • Acumatica and Patriot Software are tied in 1 area: Likelihood to Renew

Likelihood to Recommend

8.2

Acumatica

82%
11 Ratings
9.3

Patriot Software

93%
20 Ratings

Likelihood to Renew

9.0

Acumatica

90%
1 Rating
9.0

Patriot Software

90%
1 Rating

Usability

8.0

Acumatica

80%
1 Rating
9.2

Patriot Software

92%
10 Ratings

Support Rating

10.0

Acumatica

100%
1 Rating
9.1

Patriot Software

91%
10 Ratings

Likelihood to Recommend

Acumatica

Acumatica is great for mid to large size organizations that need a fully integrated solution and many modules. The software is very robust and they are always adding more features and functionality to the product. So as your business grows the product does too. It's not like other ERP solutions that I've worked with that rarely improve.
Nicole Ronchetti | TrustRadius Reviewer

Patriot Software

Patriot PAY is well-suited to a company that has a 10-day window between the end of the pay period and the payday. The company size makes very little difference and it is easy to use for any company. It is also very progressive in development and improvement. If a company has a small window for turn-around, but fairly consistent payroll amounts (such as a lot of salary workers), Patriot PAY might also be a good fit for them.

Companies with tight turn-around times or payrolls that vary significantly in direct deposit amounts might have difficulty using Patriot PAY.
Jake Douglas | TrustRadius Reviewer

Pros

Acumatica

  • Expense reporting - enabled by a smartphone, you can image receipts and create claims quickly
  • Chart of accounts - being able to drill down in an expense category to see the individual claims that make up the total is helpful
  • Reporting - I appreciate the ability to pull a standard report and export to Excel quickly and easily
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Patriot Software

  • It is simple, intuitive and straightforward in its design. Someone with little experience with roles in human resources roles, bookkeeping or payroll can quickly learn how to set-up the software and run payroll regularly by reading through the support portion of the site, or by contacting the helpful staff at Patriot. Patriot staff have walked me through issues or guided me on the phone as I learned how to use a function of the software.
  • Patriot provides comprehensive quarterly tax filing records, including 941s, state unemployment compensation tax payments, state employer's tax and local employer's tax filings. You can also generate payroll or tax deposit reports over a specific time period or per employee.
  • The support and FAQ pages available on Patriot are very practical and written in an easy to understand manner. Using the information provided there, I was able to properly set up new employees according to local and state filing requirements.
Shannon Bronico | TrustRadius Reviewer

Cons

Acumatica

  • Email integration: Horribly clunky, requires users to share email password with Acumatica to allow use of outbound emails. Should be using a more secure method like access tokens.
  • Expense approval process: Once expense claims are approved, approvers (depending on role) can no longer see the approved/denied claims. Denial of claims requires a manual email/call to submitter instructing them to correct and resubmit the claim.
  • CRM: Allow for tracking of cases by the opportunity in addition to business accounts. This would allow for more accurate tracking of issues related to specific opportunities.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Patriot Software

  • Connecting with outside software - we have an issue of Patriot not recognizing donors when connected to other websites when all the information is the same minus a middle initial
  • Giving an error page when something small is off. Instead of giving an easy to fix error notification, Patriot brings the user to an error page and they have to reenter everything.
  • Fixing dates easily. If a date is entered incorrectly, 8/13/21 instead of 2021, an error pop up appears but the user has to click enter/okay many times or refresh the page in order to fix this issue.
  • Enter vs Tab key - Patriot loves the tab key but if the user clicks enter instead, many times it brings them to the home page.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Pricing Details

Acumatica

General

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

Starting Price

Acumatica Editions & Modules

Additional Pricing Details
The licensing model is designed to meet the needs of rapidly growing businesses and is available upon request.

Patriot Software

General

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

Starting Price

$10 per month

Patriot Software Editions & Modules

Edition
Basic Payroll$10/mo + $4 per employee/contractor
Full Service Payroll$30/mo + $4 per employee/contractor
Accounting Basic$15/mo (unlimited use)
Accounting Premium$25/mo (unlimited use)
  1. none
Additional Pricing Details
Patriot Software has two payroll options to choose from: Basic Payroll, and Full Service payroll software. Both start with a simple three-step payroll process. With the Full Service Payroll, Patriot will collect, deposit, and file your federal, state, and local payroll taxes on your behalf. With full-service payroll, your end-of-the-year payroll tax filing is included at no extra charge! Print W2s on 8 x 1/2 x 11 plain white office paper to hand to your employees, or post to the free employee portal. Also, we offer free direct deposit.

Likelihood to Renew

Acumatica

Acumatica 9.0
Based on 1 answer
It is very customisable and good value for money. It is also scalable for the future. The CRM and ecommerce integtration are the main downsides.
Justin Leflaive | TrustRadius Reviewer

Patriot Software

Patriot Software 9.0
Based on 1 answer
It works well because it is cheap for us.
Michael Krieger | TrustRadius Reviewer

Usability

Acumatica

Acumatica 8.0
Based on 1 answer
1- Its interface [is] easy to understand. 2- [The] help center is very supportive.
Mohga Mohamed | TrustRadius Reviewer

Patriot Software

Patriot Software 9.2
Based on 10 answers
I think it is great once things are setup as for general user looking to look for simple things like a copy of a paystub or a current pay rate for an employee. However, to find specialized things like a state withholding number or payroll integration settings those do require a bit more digging to find or possibly a call to customer service for help.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Support Rating

Acumatica

Acumatica 10.0
Based on 1 answer
They support their customers with more tools like 1- Help center in every screen 2- Acumatica University [has] PDF books and videos 3- Contact with Acumatica team support through live chat, call, or create case
Mohga Mohamed | TrustRadius Reviewer

Patriot Software

Patriot Software 9.1
Based on 10 answers
Generally speaking it is pretty good that when I need to call somebody up for a payroll question I can generally within five minutes get somebody on the phone and they can help me resolve the problem or specify where specifically I need to go or contact to find my answers. However, that being said, for my specific situation as a partner my assigned contact has not always been very responsive.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Alternatives Considered

Acumatica

Acumatica trumps over QuickBooks Enterprise Solutions in many ways. First, Acumatica being in the cloud has given us agility in accessing the platform anywhere and anytime. Second, the dashboard creation feature of Acumatica has given us the ability to customize each dashboard of each of our employees. Lastly, the CRM solution of Acumatica enables us to track, manage, and monitor our sales team.
Parker Ong | TrustRadius Reviewer

Patriot Software

I briefly used Intuit Online Payroll, and it was expensive, had no support, and was very frustrating to use.I also used 3 local tax companies for payroll - they were extremely expensive and messed up all of the time. Their employee turnover was very annoying (and it seemed to happen every other month) and each employee did things differently. When I let one of my employees go, the last company paid them after termination (2 weeks of salary), and had to get into a legal battle because the employee would not give the money back.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Return on Investment

Acumatica

  • Acumatica provides us with real-time reports on our entire business process by connecting our sales, delivery of services/product, and up to collection. Given this, we couldn't quantify the value of seeing a clearer picture of our business, thus we are able to make timely and accurate decisions.
Parker Ong | TrustRadius Reviewer

Patriot Software

  • It boosts my time available for client-facing activities by not having to spend as much time processing payroll.
  • It helps me deliver accurate reports to my CPA at tax time regarding employee wages and employer taxes.
  • Through the online portal, I can easily track year-to-date taxes my company has paid.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

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