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Score 8.6 out of 100

QuickBooks Desktop Pro

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Likelihood to Recommend

Acumatica

We work with clients from various fields and have not yet encountered cases where Acumatica is not suitable. It can be customized for any business. Some business-process a harder for customization but basically, everything is solvable.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

QuickBooks Desktop Pro

QuickBooks Desktop Pro is ideal for small business owners who want the option of controlling their management costs by maintaining accounting in-house with limited staff/budget. It is easy to purchase, install and use...especially for those who are not necessarily accountants by trade. I would say that above all, its simplicity is its best asset. It can perform the majority of accounting functions quickly and easily, and it counts many users...which is always an advantage in my opinion.
As a disadvantage, I would say that it does have a limit in terms of size of organization for which it be of optimal use. Its low price would be attractive to anyone when factoring accounting software costs, but the fact is that I have seen other software suites that are much more robust, and subsequently more viable for larger enterprises with more complex accounting needs....for example, multiple users, international accounting needs, etc...
Ryan Husbands, MBA, CPA | TrustRadius Reviewer

Feature Rating Comparison

Payroll Management

Acumatica
9.0
QuickBooks Desktop Pro
8.4
Pay calculation
Acumatica
8.9
QuickBooks Desktop Pro
8.8
Benefit plan administration
Acumatica
8.9
QuickBooks Desktop Pro
7.9
Direct deposit files
Acumatica
9.3
QuickBooks Desktop Pro
8.7
Salary revision and increment management
Acumatica
9.3
QuickBooks Desktop Pro
8.3
Reimbursement management
Acumatica
8.6
QuickBooks Desktop Pro
8.4

Customization

Acumatica
8.3
QuickBooks Desktop Pro
7.5
API for custom integration
Acumatica
8.4
QuickBooks Desktop Pro
7.9
Plug-ins
Acumatica
8.2
QuickBooks Desktop Pro
7.2

Security

Acumatica
9.1
QuickBooks Desktop Pro
8.5
Single sign-on capability
Acumatica
9.2
QuickBooks Desktop Pro
8.7
Role-based user permissions
Acumatica
8.9
QuickBooks Desktop Pro
8.2

Reporting & Analytics

Acumatica
7.8
QuickBooks Desktop Pro
8.5
Dashboards
Acumatica
8.2
QuickBooks Desktop Pro
8.4
Standard reports
Acumatica
7.3
QuickBooks Desktop Pro
8.9
Custom reports
Acumatica
8.1
QuickBooks Desktop Pro
8.3

General Ledger and Configurable Accounting

Acumatica
8.6
QuickBooks Desktop Pro
8.0
Accounts payable
Acumatica
8.6
QuickBooks Desktop Pro
8.7
Accounts receivable
Acumatica
8.1
QuickBooks Desktop Pro
8.4
Global Financial Support
Acumatica
8.9
QuickBooks Desktop Pro
6.9
Primary and Secondary Ledgers
Acumatica
8.4
QuickBooks Desktop Pro
8.4
Intercompany Accounting
Acumatica
8.8
QuickBooks Desktop Pro
7.9
Localizations
Acumatica
9.0
QuickBooks Desktop Pro
7.7
Journals and Reconciliations
Acumatica
8.5
QuickBooks Desktop Pro
8.4
Enterprise Accounting
Acumatica
8.4
QuickBooks Desktop Pro
7.7
Configurable Accounting
Acumatica
8.7
QuickBooks Desktop Pro
7.6
Centralized Rules Framework
Acumatica
8.5
QuickBooks Desktop Pro
7.7
Standardized Processes
Acumatica
8.5
QuickBooks Desktop Pro
8.6
Cash management
Acumatica
QuickBooks Desktop Pro
8.2
Bank reconciliation
Acumatica
QuickBooks Desktop Pro
9.2
Expense management
Acumatica
QuickBooks Desktop Pro
8.2
Time tracking
Acumatica
QuickBooks Desktop Pro
7.4
Fixed asset management
Acumatica
QuickBooks Desktop Pro
8.0
Multi-currency support
Acumatica
QuickBooks Desktop Pro
7.2
Multi-division support
Acumatica
QuickBooks Desktop Pro
7.7
Regulations compliance
Acumatica
QuickBooks Desktop Pro
7.5
Electronic tax filing
Acumatica
QuickBooks Desktop Pro
8.7
Self-service portal
Acumatica
QuickBooks Desktop Pro
7.7

Inventory Management

Acumatica
9.2
QuickBooks Desktop Pro
7.7
Inventory tracking
Acumatica
9.4
QuickBooks Desktop Pro
7.7
Automatic reordering
Acumatica
8.9
QuickBooks Desktop Pro
7.5
Location management
Acumatica
9.4
QuickBooks Desktop Pro
8.2
Manufacturing module
Acumatica
9.1
QuickBooks Desktop Pro
7.2

Order Management

Acumatica
8.6
QuickBooks Desktop Pro
8.0
Pricing
Acumatica
8.3
QuickBooks Desktop Pro
8.3
Order entry
Acumatica
8.2
QuickBooks Desktop Pro
8.1
Credit card processing
Acumatica
8.4
QuickBooks Desktop Pro
8.2
Cost of goods sold
Acumatica
8.4
QuickBooks Desktop Pro
8.6
Order Orchestration
Acumatica
8.6
QuickBooks Desktop Pro
8.0
End-to-end order visibility
Acumatica
8.6
QuickBooks Desktop Pro
7.9
Order exception Resolution
Acumatica
9.3
QuickBooks Desktop Pro
7.2

Subledger and Financial Process

Acumatica
8.6
QuickBooks Desktop Pro
Automated Invoice Processing
Acumatica
8.4
QuickBooks Desktop Pro
Shared Services Payments
Acumatica
8.6
QuickBooks Desktop Pro
Billings Management
Acumatica
8.7
QuickBooks Desktop Pro
Customer Receipt Applications
Acumatica
8.9
QuickBooks Desktop Pro
Customer Collections
Acumatica
8.4
QuickBooks Desktop Pro
Revenue Recognition
Acumatica
9.0
QuickBooks Desktop Pro
Cash Management
Acumatica
8.5
QuickBooks Desktop Pro
Asset Management
Acumatica
8.5
QuickBooks Desktop Pro
Travel & Expense Management
Acumatica
8.3
QuickBooks Desktop Pro
Budgetary Control & Encumbrance Accounting
Acumatica
8.6
QuickBooks Desktop Pro
Period Close
Acumatica
8.6
QuickBooks Desktop Pro
Transactions Tax
Acumatica
8.7
QuickBooks Desktop Pro
Subledger Reconciliations
Acumatica
8.6
QuickBooks Desktop Pro
3rd Party Accounting Systems
Acumatica
8.9
QuickBooks Desktop Pro

Project Financial Management

Acumatica
9.0
QuickBooks Desktop Pro
Budgeting and Forecasting
Acumatica
7.6
QuickBooks Desktop Pro
Project Costing
Acumatica
8.6
QuickBooks Desktop Pro
Cost Capture
Acumatica
8.6
QuickBooks Desktop Pro
Capital Project Management
Acumatica
9.3
QuickBooks Desktop Pro
Customer Invoicing
Acumatica
9.3
QuickBooks Desktop Pro
Customer Contract Compliance
Acumatica
8.9
QuickBooks Desktop Pro
Project Revenue Recognition
Acumatica
8.6
QuickBooks Desktop Pro
Project Financial Performance Analysis
Acumatica
8.9
QuickBooks Desktop Pro
Project Financials Dashboard
Acumatica
9.6
QuickBooks Desktop Pro
Real-time Financial Reporting
Acumatica
9.6
QuickBooks Desktop Pro
Embedded Business Intelligence
Acumatica
9.3
QuickBooks Desktop Pro
Project Planning Collaboration
Acumatica
9.3
QuickBooks Desktop Pro

Project Execution Management

Acumatica
8.0
QuickBooks Desktop Pro
Project Planning and Scheduling
Acumatica
8.0
QuickBooks Desktop Pro
Project Manager Dashboard
Acumatica
8.0
QuickBooks Desktop Pro
Resource Manager Dashboard
Acumatica
8.0
QuickBooks Desktop Pro
Task Insight for Project Managers
Acumatica
8.0
QuickBooks Desktop Pro
Team Member Task Collaboration
Acumatica
7.0
QuickBooks Desktop Pro
Talent Profiles
Acumatica
9.0
QuickBooks Desktop Pro
Real-Time Project Reporting
Acumatica
8.0
QuickBooks Desktop Pro

Grants Management

Acumatica
7.8
QuickBooks Desktop Pro
Award Lifecycle Management
Acumatica
7.0
QuickBooks Desktop Pro
Spending Control
Acumatica
8.0
QuickBooks Desktop Pro
Indirect Cost Management
Acumatica
8.0
QuickBooks Desktop Pro
Billing
Acumatica
8.0
QuickBooks Desktop Pro

Procurement

Acumatica
7.8
QuickBooks Desktop Pro
Sourcing Team Collaboration
Acumatica
6.8
QuickBooks Desktop Pro
Sourcing Analysis
Acumatica
8.0
QuickBooks Desktop Pro
Bids Analyzed and Compared
Acumatica
8.0
QuickBooks Desktop Pro
Catalog Shopping E-Commerce for Employees
Acumatica
7.0
QuickBooks Desktop Pro
Invoice Automated Matching
Acumatica
7.0
QuickBooks Desktop Pro
Requisitions-to-Purchase Orders Integrated
Acumatica
9.0
QuickBooks Desktop Pro
Supplier Assessment
Acumatica
8.0
QuickBooks Desktop Pro
Supplier Management
Acumatica
9.0
QuickBooks Desktop Pro
Supplier Portal
Acumatica
7.0
QuickBooks Desktop Pro

Logistics

Acumatica
9.1
QuickBooks Desktop Pro
Transportation Planning and Optimization
Acumatica
8.9
QuickBooks Desktop Pro
Transportation Sourcing Management
Acumatica
8.9
QuickBooks Desktop Pro
Transportation Process Integration
Acumatica
10.0
QuickBooks Desktop Pro
Transportation Execution Management
Acumatica
10.0
QuickBooks Desktop Pro
Trade Management
Acumatica
8.0
QuickBooks Desktop Pro
Customs Entry Management
Acumatica
9.3
QuickBooks Desktop Pro
Customs Document Management
Acumatica
9.3
QuickBooks Desktop Pro
Customs Document Collaboration
Acumatica
9.3
QuickBooks Desktop Pro
Fulfillment Management
Acumatica
8.0
QuickBooks Desktop Pro
Inventory Visibility
Acumatica
8.0
QuickBooks Desktop Pro
Warehouse Workforce Management
Acumatica
10.0
QuickBooks Desktop Pro

Manufacturing

Acumatica
8.7
QuickBooks Desktop Pro
Production Process Design
Acumatica
8.9
QuickBooks Desktop Pro
Supply Chain Business Flows
Acumatica
9.0
QuickBooks Desktop Pro
Production Management
Acumatica
8.8
QuickBooks Desktop Pro
Contracted Manufacturing Management
Acumatica
9.4
QuickBooks Desktop Pro
Configuration Management
Acumatica
9.0
QuickBooks Desktop Pro
Work Definition
Acumatica
8.6
QuickBooks Desktop Pro
Work Execution
Acumatica
8.6
QuickBooks Desktop Pro
Advanced Fulfillment
Acumatica
8.1
QuickBooks Desktop Pro
Manufacturing Costs
Acumatica
7.5
QuickBooks Desktop Pro

Supply Chain

Acumatica
9.1
QuickBooks Desktop Pro
Forecasting
Acumatica
8.5
QuickBooks Desktop Pro
Inventory Planning
Acumatica
8.5
QuickBooks Desktop Pro
Multi-tier Supply Chain Planning
Acumatica
9.3
QuickBooks Desktop Pro
Performance Monitoring
Acumatica
10.0
QuickBooks Desktop Pro

Product Lifecycle Management

Acumatica
8.9
QuickBooks Desktop Pro
Ideation Management
Acumatica
10.0
QuickBooks Desktop Pro
Requirements Management
Acumatica
10.0
QuickBooks Desktop Pro
Proposal Management
Acumatica
9.3
QuickBooks Desktop Pro
Product Master Data Management
Acumatica
9.0
QuickBooks Desktop Pro
Vendor Portal
Acumatica
7.0
QuickBooks Desktop Pro
Project Portfolio Management
Acumatica
8.0
QuickBooks Desktop Pro

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

QuickBooks Desktop Pro

  • Inventory management with low stock indicators has made it easy to ensure I have the necessary parts and supplies I need for my jobs.
  • Time tracking and being able to invoice on that time makes it simple to bill clients for work I have performed. Prior to QuickBooks I had time that I wasn't getting paid for because I would forget to invoice for it.
  • The extensive number of reports available as well as customizations allows me to see how my sales are doing on a regular basis in different areas of the market.
Bill Greganti | 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

QuickBooks Desktop Pro

  • QuickBooks largest setback is the UI. It is a bit cumbersome and not entirely intuitive if you have never used QuickBooks before.
  • Occasionally QuickBooks has a hard time communicating with your bank, but it is usually fixed after a couple attempts.
  • QuickBooks does need to be bought each year to stay up to date.
Heath Achatz | TrustRadius Reviewer

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

QuickBooks Desktop Pro

QuickBooks Desktop Pro 10.0
Based on 18 answers
Overall the features of PRO are just not enough to run a great company with good reporting and smooth accounting. If you're serious about getting your finances organized, step up to PREMIER or ACCOUNTANT. The small additional investment will be well worth while. And for truly world-class security and performance, please consider having your QuickBooks hosted on a virtual network. By doing this you will relieve yourself of the hassle, expense, and danger of making your own backups, protecting your QuickBooks files from viruses, and of course, getting hacked. A hosted platform will protect you from all of these things and make your QuickBooks files available to your team from anywhere in the world.
David Worrell | TrustRadius Reviewer

Usability

Acumatica

No score
No answers yet
No answers on this topic

QuickBooks Desktop Pro

QuickBooks Desktop Pro 8.3
Based on 10 answers
It does require some training to get used to, it's not really something you can figure out on your own. Every company is also going to have their own custom features. But, I feel really confident using it now after months of training and scenarios
Ariel Dunay | TrustRadius Reviewer

Support Rating

Acumatica

No score
No answers yet
No answers on this topic

QuickBooks Desktop Pro

QuickBooks Desktop Pro 9.5
Based on 8 answers
I haven't had any major issues or complaints. I think there is always room for improvement; the software isn't flawless, but it has been super helpful in creating manageable financials for our start-up business. When I have needed support help, which hasn't been real often, usually the problem is resolvable. I have occasionally had to pay extra fees for help, but nothing unreasonable.
Erika Neilson | TrustRadius Reviewer

In-Person Training

Acumatica

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

Acumatica

No score
No answers yet
No answers on this topic

QuickBooks Desktop Pro

QuickBooks Desktop Pro 9.0
Based on 6 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

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

QuickBooks Desktop Pro

I would recommend QuickBooks Pro over QuickBooks Online for almost everyone. It is easy to learn the basics, the payroll is so much easier to use, the reports are better and easier to use. The advantages of QBP far outweigh those of QBO. When asked, I recommend QBP almost every time.
Meredith Turcotte | TrustRadius Reviewer

Return on Investment

Acumatica

  • Acumatica has saved us so much time, previously having multiple disparate systems for handling our many processes. Now we have one fully integrated system saving us time and money.
Nicole Ronchetti | TrustRadius Reviewer

QuickBooks Desktop Pro

  • By entering our bills as they arrive we get reminders when payment dates are coming due as well as making it easy to track where the money is going
  • Invoicing has made tracking money owed to us easy and cut down on having to call people looking for money owee to us.
  • Quickbooks built-in templates for invoicing & quotes we have been able to have a more professional look to present to customers
Heather Pellegrini | TrustRadius Reviewer

Pricing Details

Acumatica

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

Acumatica
8.6
QuickBooks Desktop Pro
8.7

Likelihood to Renew

Acumatica
9.0
QuickBooks Desktop Pro
10.0

Usability

Acumatica
QuickBooks Desktop Pro
8.3

Reliability and Availability

Acumatica
QuickBooks Desktop Pro
8.3

Support Rating

Acumatica
QuickBooks Desktop Pro
9.5

In-Person Training

Acumatica
QuickBooks Desktop Pro
10.0

Implementation Rating

Acumatica
QuickBooks Desktop Pro
9.0

Scalability

Acumatica
QuickBooks Desktop Pro
8.0

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