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Score 7 out of 100
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Score 8.6 out of 100

Feature Set Ratings

  • Clearbooks ranks higher in 1 feature set: General Ledger and Configurable Accounting

General Ledger and Configurable Accounting

5.0

Clearbooks

50%
4.7

Xactly CEA

47%
Clearbooks ranks higher in 6/12 features

Accounts payable

5.0
50%
1 Rating
N/A
0 Ratings

Accounts receivable

5.0
50%
1 Rating
N/A
0 Ratings

Cash management

5.0
50%
1 Rating
N/A
0 Ratings

Bank reconciliation

5.0
50%
1 Rating
N/A
0 Ratings

Expense management

5.0
50%
1 Rating
N/A
0 Ratings

Fixed asset management

5.0
50%
1 Rating
N/A
0 Ratings

Multi-currency support

N/A
0 Ratings
6.4
64%
1 Rating

Multi-division support

N/A
0 Ratings
6.4
64%
1 Rating

Journals and Reconciliations

N/A
0 Ratings
9.8
98%
2 Ratings

Configurable Accounting

N/A
0 Ratings
1.8
18%
1 Rating

Centralized Rules Framework

N/A
0 Ratings
1.8
18%
1 Rating

Standardized Processes

N/A
0 Ratings
1.8
18%
1 Rating

Security

Clearbooks

Feature Set Not Supported
N/A
7.3

Xactly CEA

73%
Xactly Commission Expense Accounting (CEA) ranks higher in 2/2 features

Single sign-on capability

N/A
0 Ratings
7.3
73%
1 Rating

Role-based user permissions

N/A
0 Ratings
7.3
73%
1 Rating

Reporting & Analytics

Clearbooks

Feature Set Not Supported
N/A
6.4

Xactly CEA

64%
Xactly Commission Expense Accounting (CEA) ranks higher in 3/3 features

Dashboards

N/A
0 Ratings
1.8
18%
1 Rating

Standard reports

N/A
0 Ratings
8.7
87%
2 Ratings

Custom reports

N/A
0 Ratings
8.7
87%
2 Ratings

Attribute Ratings

  • Xactly Commission Expense Accounting (CEA) is rated higher in 1 area: Likelihood to Recommend

Likelihood to Recommend

7.0

Clearbooks

70%
1 Rating
8.0

Xactly CEA

80%
3 Ratings

Implementation Rating

Clearbooks

N/A
0 Ratings
9.8

Xactly CEA

98%
4 Ratings

Likelihood to Recommend

Clearbooks

Larger companies, multi-currency. Clearbooks is in a competitive environment with Xero, SageOne, FreeAgent, Intuit etc., etc.
Peter Cowley | TrustRadius Reviewer

Xactly CEA

CEA is well suited for small and rapidly growing companies where manually calculating commissions expense for ASC606 is not an option due to a lack of internal resources. CEA is less appropriate for larger companies that have the resources and likely a person, or people, who only focus on commissions.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Pros

Clearbooks

  • SaaS, so accessible by anyone, anywhere in the world via a browser
  • Clear and straight forward navigation
  • Good choice of management reports
Peter Cowley | TrustRadius Reviewer

Xactly CEA

  • Amortization waterfalls
  • Locked periods & PPA adjustments
  • Journal entries
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Cons

Clearbooks

  • Like any SaaS product, Clearbooks is continuously evolving and being improved
  • Some of the reports still need some work
Peter Cowley | TrustRadius Reviewer

Xactly CEA

  • Dashboard is on a different page
  • Needing to rerun reports
  • Not being able to download reports and edit them
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Pricing Details

Clearbooks

General

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

Starting Price

Xactly CEA

General

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

Starting Price

Implementation Rating

Clearbooks

No score
No answers yet
No answers on this topic

Xactly CEA

Xactly CEA 9.8
Based on 4 answers
Go into implementation knowing how you will handle churn, if there are claw backs, treatment for every type of commission payment (i.e. new business, renewals, etc.) and know your average customer life. You'll also want details by customer for as far back as you can go (within reason).
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Alternatives Considered

Clearbooks

Clearbooks was chosen 5 years ago as our accountant recommended it. There is an element of inertia in moving accounts packages.
Peter Cowley | TrustRadius Reviewer

Xactly CEA

We selected Xactly CEA for ASC 606.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Return on Investment

Clearbooks

  • I am not sure that ROI is an appropriate measure for an accounts package. The cost is around £250/year, which is a tiny fraction of the cost of a bookkeeper/finance controller/finance director/CFO.
Peter Cowley | TrustRadius Reviewer

Xactly CEA

  • Efficiency
  • Centralized
  • Accurate
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

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