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Likelihood to Recommend

Axiom EPM

Axiom is ideal for organizations with multiple departments that need to collect, share, and integrate data from common internal data sources. The product is best for very large organizations with a lot of financial backing. I wouldn't suggest using Axiom if you're a small organization or only one department, for example.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

QuickBooks Online

QuickBooks has long been a standard when it's come to small business accounting. Their tools work, the user interface is fairly intuitive to navigate, and it has suited the needs of our small business (11-20 employees) for the past 10 years. However, as we continue to grow and come into a greater need to control our branding, we find that QuickBooks Online often limits us in customization and branding. Plus, it just has some odds quirks in the coding of how the invoices are setup up that often requires us to "fight against the system" in order to accomplish what we want in our invoice structure.
Zach Yokum | TrustRadius Reviewer

Feature Rating Comparison

Budgeting, Planning, and Forecasting

Axiom EPM
8.5
QuickBooks Online
Long-term financial planning
Axiom EPM
9.0
QuickBooks Online
Financial budgeting
Axiom EPM
9.0
QuickBooks Online
Forecasting
Axiom EPM
8.0
QuickBooks Online
Scenario modeling
Axiom EPM
8.0
QuickBooks Online

Consolidation and Close

Axiom EPM
9.7
QuickBooks Online
Financial data consolidation
Axiom EPM
10.0
QuickBooks Online
Local and consolidated reporting
Axiom EPM
9.0
QuickBooks Online
Detailed Audit Trails
Axiom EPM
10.0
QuickBooks Online

Financial Reporting and Compliance

Axiom EPM
8.3
QuickBooks Online
Financial Statement Reporting
Axiom EPM
8.0
QuickBooks Online
Management Reporting
Axiom EPM
8.0
QuickBooks Online
Excel-based Reporting
Axiom EPM
9.0
QuickBooks Online
Automated board and financial reporting
Axiom EPM
8.0
QuickBooks Online

Analytics

Axiom EPM
8.7
QuickBooks Online
Personalized dashboards
Axiom EPM
9.0
QuickBooks Online
Cost and profitability analysis
Axiom EPM
8.0
QuickBooks Online
Benchmarking with external data
Axiom EPM
9.0
QuickBooks Online

Integration

Axiom EPM
9.0
QuickBooks Online
Flat file integration
Axiom EPM
9.0
QuickBooks Online
Excel data integration
Axiom EPM
9.0
QuickBooks Online
Direct links to 3rd-party data sources
Axiom EPM
9.0
QuickBooks Online

Payroll Management

Axiom EPM
QuickBooks Online
7.6
Pay calculation
Axiom EPM
QuickBooks Online
8.1
Benefit plan administration
Axiom EPM
QuickBooks Online
6.7
Direct deposit files
Axiom EPM
QuickBooks Online
7.3
Salary revision and increment management
Axiom EPM
QuickBooks Online
7.6
Reimbursement management
Axiom EPM
QuickBooks Online
8.1

Customization

Axiom EPM
QuickBooks Online
7.8
API for custom integration
Axiom EPM
QuickBooks Online
7.9
Plug-ins
Axiom EPM
QuickBooks Online
7.7

Security

Axiom EPM
QuickBooks Online
8.5
Single sign-on capability
Axiom EPM
QuickBooks Online
8.4
Role-based user permissions
Axiom EPM
QuickBooks Online
8.6

Reporting & Analytics

Axiom EPM
QuickBooks Online
8.0
Dashboards
Axiom EPM
QuickBooks Online
7.9
Standard reports
Axiom EPM
QuickBooks Online
8.3
Custom reports
Axiom EPM
QuickBooks Online
7.8

General Ledger and Configurable Accounting

Axiom EPM
QuickBooks Online
7.6
Accounts payable
Axiom EPM
QuickBooks Online
8.6
Accounts receivable
Axiom EPM
QuickBooks Online
8.7
Cash management
Axiom EPM
QuickBooks Online
7.8
Bank reconciliation
Axiom EPM
QuickBooks Online
8.5
Expense management
Axiom EPM
QuickBooks Online
8.1
Time tracking
Axiom EPM
QuickBooks Online
5.9
Fixed asset management
Axiom EPM
QuickBooks Online
6.8
Multi-currency support
Axiom EPM
QuickBooks Online
6.6
Multi-division support
Axiom EPM
QuickBooks Online
7.7
Regulations compliance
Axiom EPM
QuickBooks Online
7.5
Electronic tax filing
Axiom EPM
QuickBooks Online
8.0
Self-service portal
Axiom EPM
QuickBooks Online
7.8
Global Financial Support
Axiom EPM
QuickBooks Online
6.0
Primary and Secondary Ledgers
Axiom EPM
QuickBooks Online
7.3
Intercompany Accounting
Axiom EPM
QuickBooks Online
7.3
Localizations
Axiom EPM
QuickBooks Online
8.7
Journals and Reconciliations
Axiom EPM
QuickBooks Online
8.0
Enterprise Accounting
Axiom EPM
QuickBooks Online
8.2
Configurable Accounting
Axiom EPM
QuickBooks Online
7.2
Centralized Rules Framework
Axiom EPM
QuickBooks Online
7.9
Standardized Processes
Axiom EPM
QuickBooks Online
7.3

Inventory Management

Axiom EPM
QuickBooks Online
7.6
Inventory tracking
Axiom EPM
QuickBooks Online
7.3
Automatic reordering
Axiom EPM
QuickBooks Online
7.8
Location management
Axiom EPM
QuickBooks Online
7.3
Manufacturing module
Axiom EPM
QuickBooks Online
7.9

Order Management

Axiom EPM
QuickBooks Online
7.6
Pricing
Axiom EPM
QuickBooks Online
8.0
Order entry
Axiom EPM
QuickBooks Online
8.2
Credit card processing
Axiom EPM
QuickBooks Online
8.2
Cost of goods sold
Axiom EPM
QuickBooks Online
7.9
Order Orchestration
Axiom EPM
QuickBooks Online
7.4
End-to-end order visibility
Axiom EPM
QuickBooks Online
7.3
Order exception Resolution
Axiom EPM
QuickBooks Online
6.5

Pros

Axiom EPM

  • Compared to a previous EPM we used, Axiom's template load and saving performance has been much better even for large plan files.
  • Axiom consultants can create completely customized reports for any of the collected data. Super users within your organization can then fairly easily modify their work to create additional reports without Axiom's help (and invoices)
  • Setting up user security is a fairly easy one-time task and very easy to maintain when people change departments, leave the organization, etc. I would recommend you use role-based security settings.
  • Compared to our previous EPM, Axiom allows more customization and possibilities for templates. There's very few "the product can't do that" statements.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

QuickBooks Online

  • It enables me to do a P&L for each specific program as requested by the county for the grant money that they give us.
  • It enables me to do [an] organizational budget as well as a budget for each specific program
  • It enables the accountant and the auditor access at any time for transparency
Roxanne Jacobs | TrustRadius Reviewer

Cons

Axiom EPM

  • Unfortunately, Axiom only assigned two implementation consultants to our massive project and both were completely new to the product and inexperienced.
  • This isn't really a fault of Axiom, but your organization's data has to be perfect before implementing Axiom. You need a strong project manager within your organization to take the lead in working with Axiom. They should be very familiar with the source data and what's important to all your internal stakeholders. The Axiom team needs to be clearly told exactly what you need from them.
  • We never truly felt confident anyone from Axiom was really familiar with the source tables and data being used. I would suggest in any project they make that a priority early on. Not being familiar with the data caused a list of issues regarding reporting and template construction.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

QuickBooks Online

  • The budgets feature leaves a lot be desired - difficult and clunky to populate and maintain.
  • Reporting for Budget vs Actual is available but the ability to reforecast based on updated data is not.
  • The rules function to default common types of expenses isn't perfect and will get confused if like amounts or a number of similar items present.
Charles Fashana, MBA | TrustRadius Reviewer

Likelihood to Renew

Axiom EPM

No score
No answers yet
No answers on this topic

QuickBooks Online

QuickBooks Online 9.7
Based on 21 answers
It like the product 'right out of the box' and I trust Intuit will continually improve it over the years based on my experience with their desktop products. The large providers of Apps makes customizing the entire package relatively easy and seamless for a wide variety of business types.
John H. Adair CPA | TrustRadius Reviewer

Usability

Axiom EPM

No score
No answers yet
No answers on this topic

QuickBooks Online

QuickBooks Online 8.4
Based on 60 answers
Do NOT use their premium payroll. It's expensive and [I feel like] their customer service is horrible. I spent almost 4 hours trying to get an answer to a simple question about a 941 form they filed. They kept transferring me around to various people and every single time they couldn't find the 941 form I had a question on. I had to do a screenshare to show them where it was! I got disconnected three times and they never called back. They also told me that I would have to talk to the IRS at one point. I refused and told them that they were filing these forms on our behalf, they were doing the calculations so they should be able to answer my questions. I asked several times to talk to a supervisor and they wouldn't transfer me to one. They just said that they could put in a request for a supervisor to call me back in 24-48 hours! It was just unbelievable how horrible it was.
Michelle Jones | TrustRadius Reviewer

Reliability and Availability

Axiom EPM

No score
No answers yet
No answers on this topic

QuickBooks Online

QuickBooks Online 5.6
Based on 6 answers
We have rarely had outages in the last 10 years. I can only recall 2 times in the last 10 years where we were not able to access our client files.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Performance

Axiom EPM

No score
No answers yet
No answers on this topic

QuickBooks Online

QuickBooks Online 7.9
Based on 4 answers
There are tab issues. When I tab the field doesn't highlight and I have to backspace or delete what is in the field. Happens on the memo field and sometimes other fields. Very time consuming.
Colleen Walker | TrustRadius Reviewer

Support Rating

Axiom EPM

Axiom EPM 7.0
Based on 1 answer
For the scale of our implementation, Axiom only assigned two consultants who were both completely new to the company. It felt like we were all learning about the product together, when you would expect them to already be experts at their own product. The team also made a good bit of mistakes throughout production and go-live, which then caused more work internally for us. The team lead for our project also just left the company, so we'll see how next year's planning goes
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

QuickBooks Online

QuickBooks Online 7.2
Based on 57 answers
Support is great, all incidents been resolved. Quickbooks Online forum is very well organized and helpful. I like the fact that they let the community contribute in resolving issues. Most or many of your answers can be found online. You can also get help on YouTube, but the easiest way to get assistance is through their chat system.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Implementation Rating

Axiom EPM

No score
No answers yet
No answers on this topic

QuickBooks Online

QuickBooks Online 5.2
Based on 6 answers
I'm frustrated. Wound up with two companies, have to keep switching back and forth. This is unsatisfactory!
Robin M. Robboy, CPA | TrustRadius Reviewer

Alternatives Considered

Axiom EPM

Vena was a strong product, but only our department within the University used it for budgeting. The entire university chose Axiom for the increased scale and capacity. The loading and saving performance of Axiom is slightly better than Vena. Also, Axiom provides more template and report customization. Vena definitely excelled more in their support and staffing and was much cheaper (so I'm told) than Axiom
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

QuickBooks Online

I have used Wave Accounting for another business. I selected QuickBooks Online over Wave because of the features available from QuickBooks. Wave is great since it is free, but I feel that paying for QuickBooks Online is worth it for the features. In addition there is such a robust support network and training available for QuickBooks.
Lukas Sundahl, MBA | TrustRadius Reviewer

Return on Investment

Axiom EPM

  • This is only the first year of implementation for the university, so the ROI is yet to be fully seen. For our department, which is the largest in the university, I think the ROI has been fairly high as our users have had more built-in resources within their plan files than they had previously.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

QuickBooks Online

  • Overall, QuickBooks Online is a great investment for the company of our size (small software startup).
  • QuickBooks Online supports all the key functions of our company's accounting team.
  • QuickBooks Online definitely made the life of our accounting team much easier which let us focus on more important issues outside of bookkeeping.
Serguei Bykov | TrustRadius Reviewer

Pricing Details

Axiom EPM

General

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

Axiom EPM Editions & Modules

Additional Pricing Details

QuickBooks Online

General

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

QuickBooks Online Editions & Modules

Edition
Simple Start$251
Plus$751
Advanced$1501
Self-Employed$151
  1. per month
Additional Pricing Details

Rating Summary

Likelihood to Recommend

Axiom EPM
7.0
QuickBooks Online
8.1

Likelihood to Renew

Axiom EPM
QuickBooks Online
9.7

Usability

Axiom EPM
QuickBooks Online
8.4

Reliability and Availability

Axiom EPM
QuickBooks Online
5.6

Performance

Axiom EPM
QuickBooks Online
7.9

Support Rating

Axiom EPM
7.0
QuickBooks Online
7.2

Implementation Rating

Axiom EPM
QuickBooks Online
5.2

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