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Score 8.5 out of 100

BQE Core

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Likelihood to Recommend

AvidXchange

AvidXchange is well suited for companies with multiple locations where approvals may be hard to get directly. A user can log on when they have time basically from anywhere to review, code and approve invoices. This would allow for processing of invoices centrally more efficiently then with appear invoices being moved from one place to another to be processed
Brian Murphy | TrustRadius Reviewer

BQE Core

BQE Core is great in tracking hours. I work for a remote company and BQE core helps us simplify all the processes of submitting time off, invoices, expense reports, and working hours. So far we never had any problem with the software. The online guide helped me a lot whenever I had questions
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Feature Rating Comparison

Payroll Management

AvidXchange
BQE Core
8.3
Pay calculation
AvidXchange
BQE Core
8.3

Customization

AvidXchange
BQE Core
7.1
API for custom integration
AvidXchange
BQE Core
7.1

Security

AvidXchange
BQE Core
8.1
Single sign-on capability
AvidXchange
BQE Core
8.2
Role-based user permissions
AvidXchange
BQE Core
8.0

Reporting & Analytics

AvidXchange
BQE Core
7.6
Dashboards
AvidXchange
BQE Core
7.7
Standard reports
AvidXchange
BQE Core
7.9
Custom reports
AvidXchange
BQE Core
7.0

General Ledger and Configurable Accounting

AvidXchange
BQE Core
7.7
Accounts payable
AvidXchange
BQE Core
7.6
Accounts receivable
AvidXchange
BQE Core
7.4
Cash management
AvidXchange
BQE Core
7.0
Expense management
AvidXchange
BQE Core
7.7
Time tracking
AvidXchange
BQE Core
8.5
Standardized Processes
AvidXchange
BQE Core
8.3

Pros

AvidXchange

  • Our contractors and vendors can submit invoices electronically through AvidBill, removing the tedious task of sorting and coding mail. This feature saves on time and administrative duties.
  • Communication is key, and being able to log a comment or question in AvidInvoice allows for clarification and expedited approval process.
  • Having multiple properties, having the Property Code and % Allocation features allow us to ensure the correct entity is charged it's portion of expenses. For example, we may have a service that is coded to all 32 properties. With AvidInvoice we are able to allocate each entity's pro rata share of the invoice.
Christina Honthy-Little | TrustRadius Reviewer

BQE Core

  • Time tracking because you can account for almost every single minute of your day with detailed descriptions attached. The reporting of time came in very good use when clients questioned billing.
  • Robust billing portal that was pretty customizable.
  • Could track employee costs well once the correct numbers were placed into the system. Came in very handy for billing and company budgeting and projections.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Cons

AvidXchange

  • AvidPay needs some improvement to minimize the amount of time it takes to issue payment for invoices
  • The search features within AvidXchange on the advanced search screen sometimes do not function correctly (sorting by ascending / descending order doesn't work all of the time).
  • The log enhancement follow-up procedure could use some work.
Suzanne Crockett | TrustRadius Reviewer

BQE Core

  • Pre-programmed Features - the system comes with items (such as default accounts) which you can not edit, delete, or make inactive. You have to explain to a CPA or upper management what they are and why there are there. These default accounts are also the catch all for when there is a difference in fixed fee billing.
  • When looking for specific details, it is hard to follow exactly where everything came from. It works best at the broad overview level but the more detailed you get the harder it is to find the answer.
  • When running reports, the ability (or lack there of) to choose which phases you want to see is missing. You can say you want phases 1, 2, & 3 yet only 2 will show and there is no a reason for this.
  • Time & Expenses which have been marked as not billable don't show up on billing reports. We have asked tech support for help with this but they were only able to give us a report to run each month. The time should still show up on the billing report even if it's marked as non billable as that time is still against the project.
  • In the credit card screen, once you start entering items in you can not go back and delete a line item. You can make it $0 but not get rid of it 100%.
Renae Reaves | TrustRadius Reviewer

Likelihood to Renew

AvidXchange

AvidXchange 8.2
Based on 5 answers
At the moment we have a contract for another year, we are hoping there is improvement with the company to decide if we stay with them or change.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

BQE Core

BQE Core 10.0
Based on 3 answers
We have been using Core for a few years now, and honestly started to look at other software systems to see what was out there. What we chose was a nightmare for migration so we never left Core. Now we have added invoicing and payments from Core instead of double entry with QBO. Still only a few cycles in but looks like it will be up to speed soon and working smoothly.
Tanya Foster | TrustRadius Reviewer

Usability

AvidXchange

AvidXchange 8.2
Based on 1 answer
Except the one difficult/cumbersome point I made, it is a strong, solid, easy-to-use system.
Richard Maritt, CMCA, AMS | TrustRadius Reviewer

BQE Core

BQE Core 8.5
Based on 29 answers
[I've found BQE Core] very easy to use as I mentioned before. Clients are able to use and navigate the site [effortlessly]. BQE Core is clear and easy. [There's] not too many things to make BQE Chore confusing or overwhelming. BQE Core's website is easy for anyone to use, even [for] those that aren't [familiar with using] a computer to log hours and bill others.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Support Rating

AvidXchange

AvidXchange 8.2
Based on 4 answers
Except for occasional escalations needed to Level 2 support, they are efficient and quick with nearly all requests.
Richard Maritt, CMCA, AMS | TrustRadius Reviewer

BQE Core

BQE Core 8.9
Based on 31 answers
Good support is readily available. An initial training session was required at first to learn how to properly and most effectively utilize the BQE Core system. After this initial training session, however, the mannerisms and methodologies of BQE Core become apparent and over time the use of the software requires little to no effort.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Implementation Rating

AvidXchange

AvidXchange 7.3
Based on 2 answers
No answer on this topic is available.

BQE Core

BQE Core 7.0
Based on 3 answers
It does take some time to understand the options and to find the best invoice template.
Fred Blome | TrustRadius Reviewer

Alternatives Considered

AvidXchange

We are presently evaluating a move to Concur Invoice, not because of any real lack of functionality from AvidXchange, but simply because we have other business functions already on Concur Invoice. From what we have seen so far, the functionality is similar, though I believe Concur Invoice is more expensive.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

BQE Core

Previously we used Timeslips. We selected BillQuick because of it's ability to house employee, contractor, matter and client information along with corresponding documentation. Additionally, it's ability to convert time directly to billing was a large proponent for why we selected this system. However, we do not use BillQuick's compatible accounting system as we were working with Quickbooks at the time which was satisfactory for our needs - unfortunately it was cumbersome to feed billing data to Quickbooks, after which time we were purchased by another company and had to send them separate reports for loading our billing to their accounting system. We are currently evaluating other timekeeping/billing systems to convert to as BillQuick is no longer scaleable enough to keep up with our volume and our client's ever changing billing requirements.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Return on Investment

AvidXchange

  • AvidXchange allows our office to be more productive on invoice approvals.
  • Overall, AvidXchange is saving us money. We do not have to courier invoices back and forth once signatures have been provided.
  • You can approve invoices from anywhere as long as you have internet access.
Lori Babaz | TrustRadius Reviewer

BQE Core

  • The ability to track time management in real time is a positive impact for ROI.
  • The ability to provide a single source of project data and contacts for all team members access has been a positive impact that has lead to time savings.
  • I wish the tasks and logs feature was a more effective tool with today's competitive technology that would save time instead of add to the required time.
Graham Baumann | TrustRadius Reviewer

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Pricing Details

AvidXchange

General

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

Starting Price

$5,000 per license

AvidXchange Editions & Modules

Edition
AvidXchange$5,0001
  1. per license
Additional Pricing Details

BQE Core

General

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

Starting Price

BQE Core Editions & Modules

Additional Pricing Details

Rating Summary

Likelihood to Recommend

AvidXchange
9.0
BQE Core
8.3

Likelihood to Renew

AvidXchange
8.2
BQE Core
10.0

Usability

AvidXchange
8.2
BQE Core
8.5

Reliability and Availability

AvidXchange
9.0
BQE Core

Performance

AvidXchange
8.0
BQE Core

Support Rating

AvidXchange
8.2
BQE Core
8.9

Implementation Rating

AvidXchange
7.3
BQE Core
7.0

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