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Likelihood to Recommend

Beanworks

Beanworks is a great tool used in conjunction with QuickBooks. It has helped eliminate paper invoices across the company, as the invoices can be accessed and uploaded digitally and be seen/approved by the appropriate users. It is easy to get information synced from Beanworks and into QuickBooks, and vice versa.
Elizabeth Engwall | TrustRadius Reviewer

QuickBooks Desktop Premier

QuickBooks Premier is not well suited to manufacturing industries, as it cannot handle the complicated inventory requirements of raw materials, work in process, and finished goods. Retailers and Wholesalers can use QuickBooks Premier as long as they have an add-on inventory tracking program or Point of Sale system that integrates with QuickBooks. Likewise, restaurants would need specialized restaurant software that integrates with QuickBooks Premier. Non-profits can use QuickBooks Premier non-profit edition, but if they use fund accounting, it will require some complicated work-arounds. QuickBooks Premier is well-suited to most construction trades, personal and professional services providers, small retailers, and rental property owners.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Feature Rating Comparison

Payroll Management

Beanworks
QuickBooks Desktop Premier
9.0
Pay calculation
Beanworks
QuickBooks Desktop Premier
8.6
Benefit plan administration
Beanworks
QuickBooks Desktop Premier
10.0
Direct deposit files
Beanworks
QuickBooks Desktop Premier
8.0
Salary revision and increment management
Beanworks
QuickBooks Desktop Premier
9.9
Reimbursement management
Beanworks
QuickBooks Desktop Premier
8.4

Customization

Beanworks
QuickBooks Desktop Premier
1.6
API for custom integration
Beanworks
QuickBooks Desktop Premier
1.6
Plug-ins
Beanworks
QuickBooks Desktop Premier
1.6

Security

Beanworks
QuickBooks Desktop Premier
6.8
Single sign-on capability
Beanworks
QuickBooks Desktop Premier
6.0
Role-based user permissions
Beanworks
QuickBooks Desktop Premier
7.6

Reporting & Analytics

Beanworks
QuickBooks Desktop Premier
8.2
Dashboards
Beanworks
QuickBooks Desktop Premier
8.4
Standard reports
Beanworks
QuickBooks Desktop Premier
8.4
Custom reports
Beanworks
QuickBooks Desktop Premier
7.9

General Ledger and Configurable Accounting

Beanworks
QuickBooks Desktop Premier
8.0
Accounts payable
Beanworks
QuickBooks Desktop Premier
8.6
Accounts receivable
Beanworks
QuickBooks Desktop Premier
8.8
Cash management
Beanworks
QuickBooks Desktop Premier
8.3
Bank reconciliation
Beanworks
QuickBooks Desktop Premier
8.8
Expense management
Beanworks
QuickBooks Desktop Premier
8.7
Time tracking
Beanworks
QuickBooks Desktop Premier
6.8
Fixed asset management
Beanworks
QuickBooks Desktop Premier
8.2
Multi-currency support
Beanworks
QuickBooks Desktop Premier
9.0
Multi-division support
Beanworks
QuickBooks Desktop Premier
8.5
Regulations compliance
Beanworks
QuickBooks Desktop Premier
8.7
Electronic tax filing
Beanworks
QuickBooks Desktop Premier
7.7
Self-service portal
Beanworks
QuickBooks Desktop Premier
8.6
Global Financial Support
Beanworks
QuickBooks Desktop Premier
9.0
Primary and Secondary Ledgers
Beanworks
QuickBooks Desktop Premier
1.5
Intercompany Accounting
Beanworks
QuickBooks Desktop Premier
9.0
Localizations
Beanworks
QuickBooks Desktop Premier
5.0
Journals and Reconciliations
Beanworks
QuickBooks Desktop Premier
8.0
Enterprise Accounting
Beanworks
QuickBooks Desktop Premier
10.0
Configurable Accounting
Beanworks
QuickBooks Desktop Premier
7.0
Centralized Rules Framework
Beanworks
QuickBooks Desktop Premier
9.9
Standardized Processes
Beanworks
QuickBooks Desktop Premier
8.2

Inventory Management

Beanworks
QuickBooks Desktop Premier
7.2
Inventory tracking
Beanworks
QuickBooks Desktop Premier
5.2
Automatic reordering
Beanworks
QuickBooks Desktop Premier
8.0
Location management
Beanworks
QuickBooks Desktop Premier
8.0
Manufacturing module
Beanworks
QuickBooks Desktop Premier
7.7

Order Management

Beanworks
QuickBooks Desktop Premier
7.1
Pricing
Beanworks
QuickBooks Desktop Premier
6.3
Order entry
Beanworks
QuickBooks Desktop Premier
8.4
Credit card processing
Beanworks
QuickBooks Desktop Premier
9.1
Cost of goods sold
Beanworks
QuickBooks Desktop Premier
8.3
Order Orchestration
Beanworks
QuickBooks Desktop Premier
7.0
End-to-end order visibility
Beanworks
QuickBooks Desktop Premier
6.0
Order exception Resolution
Beanworks
QuickBooks Desktop Premier
5.0

Pros

Beanworks

  • It's easy to access.
  • It's simple to use.
  • It works well with QuickBooks.
Elizabeth Engwall | TrustRadius Reviewer

QuickBooks Desktop Premier

  • The program is easy to learn and use. We can train our clients' personnel how to use the program with out difficulty.
  • It is easy for clients to generate bills and manage accounts receivable.
  • It is easy to manage accounts payable and allows clients to pay their bills electronically.
  • Transactions can be imported electronically for credit card and banking transactions.
  • It is easy to reconcile bank and credit card accounts.
  • We can import data generated by QuickBooks into our tax and accounting software.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Cons

Beanworks

  • It could use more search functions.
  • The sync tool takes a while to load up.
Elizabeth Engwall | TrustRadius Reviewer

QuickBooks Desktop Premier

  • I would like to be able to choose how i want to view accounts receivable aging. I would like some flexibility to sort and choose how to present the data.
  • For a seasoned accountant, I would like to see some of the restrictive controls that are in place for novices to be able to be relaxed so that I can easily make some entries and adjust some balances that ordinarily a regular user would not be able to do.
  • I would like to see an easy way to clear old outstanding checks that need to be reversed without affecting prior balances/history.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Likelihood to Renew

Beanworks

No score
No answers yet
No answers on this topic

QuickBooks Desktop Premier

QuickBooks Desktop Premier 1.3
Based on 12 answers
Because we have been extremely happy with the product and our organization tends to be creatures of habit. We rarely leave a product that works this well for the latest and greatest. Typically we follow the "if it's not broken, don't fix it rule". While QB does make changes we typically just roll with it. If we do find something we don't like we work through it until we fully understand its functionality.
Tracie Jones | TrustRadius Reviewer

Usability

Beanworks

Beanworks 9.0
Based on 1 answer
Beanworks takes some time to set up initially, but once it's ready on your computer, it is very easy to use in conjunction with QuickBooks. They have representatives that are readily available or can schedule an appointment to walk you through it if you are ever having issues. Uploading invoices is quick and easy. Approvers can easily make changes to coding before approving.
Elizabeth Engwall | TrustRadius Reviewer

QuickBooks Desktop Premier

QuickBooks Desktop Premier 7.9
Based on 9 answers
Quickbooks is really easy to understand. You don't have to undergo a comprehensive training to be able to navigate through the accounting system modules.
Cristine Delos Santos | TrustRadius Reviewer

Reliability and Availability

Beanworks

No score
No answers yet
No answers on this topic

QuickBooks Desktop Premier

QuickBooks Desktop Premier 8.9
Based on 5 answers
This is very reliable software, the desktop version is fast. If there is a problem, it is most likely on your own hardware!
Silvia Evans | TrustRadius Reviewer

Performance

Beanworks

No score
No answers yet
No answers on this topic

QuickBooks Desktop Premier

QuickBooks Desktop Premier 5.7
Based on 4 answers
It takes forever to load.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Support Rating

Beanworks

No score
No answers yet
No answers on this topic

QuickBooks Desktop Premier

QuickBooks Desktop Premier 7.4
Based on 7 answers
This is an awesome product and the support team is very knowledgeable. The product is mature, so there are not a lot of bugs and the support team really solves problems quickly. Usually it is a user error issue, but the support desk helps me out. I love the fact that it is US based support.
Silvia Evans | TrustRadius Reviewer

Implementation Rating

Beanworks

No score
No answers yet
No answers on this topic

QuickBooks Desktop Premier

QuickBooks Desktop Premier 7.2
Based on 7 answers
It is important to do your research. There are tutorial videos online that could help new user of this accounting system. These tutorials are straightforward and easily understandable.
Cristine Delos Santos | TrustRadius Reviewer

Alternatives Considered

Beanworks

I have not used a system like Beanworks before -- this is my first -- but it is a great tool.
Elizabeth Engwall | TrustRadius Reviewer

QuickBooks Desktop Premier

QuickBooks Premier handles most of my business functions efficiently in one package. It is not my "everything." I use Replicon for time rather than QuickBooks. I don't want my WIP data interfering with my accounting. I use PaySimple for it's web interface and back office processing. I don't have security issues since I don't have any credit card data in my possession. With today's identity theft environment, I have to protect myself as much as I can. Not having credit card data in my accounting software lets me sleep much better at night. Quicken will do basic accounting but does not have all the double entry accounting systems contained in QuickBooks. QuickBooks Online does much of the basic business functions but I don't like the pricing structure. As a professional accountant, that is very important to me. Bill.com provided a good service but the ability of QuickBooks to add bills and receipts to transactions makes it redundant.
Andrea Campbell, CPA,CITP | TrustRadius Reviewer

Scalability

Beanworks

No score
No answers yet
No answers on this topic

QuickBooks Desktop Premier

QuickBooks Desktop Premier 6.2
Based on 4 answers
They're getting better. Still room for improvement.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Return on Investment

Beanworks

  • Going green, as it eliminates paper.
  • It's easy to download reports for audits.
Elizabeth Engwall | TrustRadius Reviewer

QuickBooks Desktop Premier

  • Since our financials are kept very up to date, it helps us compare our financial results to prior years and it is used for our internal goal setting.
  • Due to the accountant copy function, we are able to provide better service since our clients are not waiting on us to fix historical data. They can continue their operations uninterrupted.
  • The import feature certainly speeds up the process of accounting for our payroll. As previously mentioned, it takes about a minute to do our entries for payroll and check them.
John Coleman | TrustRadius Reviewer

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Pricing Details

Beanworks

General

Free Trial
Free/Freemium Version
Premium Consulting/Integration Services
Yes
Entry-level set up fee?
Required

QuickBooks Desktop Premier

General

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

Rating Summary

Likelihood to Recommend

Beanworks
10.0
QuickBooks Desktop Premier
8.7

Likelihood to Renew

Beanworks
QuickBooks Desktop Premier
1.3

Usability

Beanworks
9.0
QuickBooks Desktop Premier
7.9

Reliability and Availability

Beanworks
QuickBooks Desktop Premier
8.9

Performance

Beanworks
QuickBooks Desktop Premier
5.7

Support Rating

Beanworks
QuickBooks Desktop Premier
7.4

Online Training

Beanworks
QuickBooks Desktop Premier
1.0

Implementation Rating

Beanworks
QuickBooks Desktop Premier
7.2

Scalability

Beanworks
QuickBooks Desktop Premier
6.2

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