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853 Ratings
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Score 7.8 out of 100
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Score 8.4 out of 100

Feature Set Ratings

  • QuickBooks Desktop Pro ranks higher in 1 feature set: Payroll Management

Payroll Management

8.3

CloudPay

83%
9.0

QuickBooks Desktop Pro

90%
QuickBooks Desktop Pro ranks higher in 5/7 features

Pay calculation

9.2
92%
5 Ratings
9.3
93%
61 Ratings

Support for external payroll vendors

7.4
74%
5 Ratings
N/A
0 Ratings

Off-cycle/On-Demand payment

8.2
82%
5 Ratings
N/A
0 Ratings

Benefit plan administration

8.0
80%
5 Ratings
8.5
85%
35 Ratings

Direct deposit files

8.4
84%
5 Ratings
9.2
92%
53 Ratings

Salary revision and increment management

8.6
86%
5 Ratings
9.3
93%
49 Ratings

Reimbursement management

8.0
80%
5 Ratings
8.7
87%
50 Ratings

Customization

CloudPay

Feature Set Not Supported
N/A
7.5

QuickBooks Desktop Pro

75%
QuickBooks Desktop Pro ranks higher in 2/2 features

API for custom integration

N/A
0 Ratings
7.6
76%
32 Ratings

Plug-ins

N/A
0 Ratings
7.4
74%
36 Ratings

Security

CloudPay

Feature Set Not Supported
N/A
7.6

QuickBooks Desktop Pro

76%
QuickBooks Desktop Pro ranks higher in 2/2 features

Single sign-on capability

N/A
0 Ratings
7.8
78%
76 Ratings

Role-based user permissions

N/A
0 Ratings
7.5
75%
89 Ratings

Reporting & Analytics

CloudPay

Feature Set Not Supported
N/A
8.3

QuickBooks Desktop Pro

83%
QuickBooks Desktop Pro ranks higher in 3/3 features

Dashboards

N/A
0 Ratings
8.0
80%
94 Ratings

Standard reports

N/A
0 Ratings
8.7
87%
108 Ratings

Custom reports

N/A
0 Ratings
8.1
81%
106 Ratings

General Ledger and Configurable Accounting

CloudPay

Feature Set Not Supported
N/A
7.6

QuickBooks Desktop Pro

76%
QuickBooks Desktop Pro ranks higher in 21/21 features

Accounts payable

N/A
0 Ratings
8.8
88%
108 Ratings

Accounts receivable

N/A
0 Ratings
8.8
88%
109 Ratings

Cash management

N/A
0 Ratings
7.6
76%
97 Ratings

Bank reconciliation

N/A
0 Ratings
8.9
89%
109 Ratings

Expense management

N/A
0 Ratings
8.1
81%
100 Ratings

Time tracking

N/A
0 Ratings
7.3
73%
47 Ratings

Fixed asset management

N/A
0 Ratings
7.7
77%
64 Ratings

Multi-currency support

N/A
0 Ratings
6.8
68%
28 Ratings

Multi-division support

N/A
0 Ratings
7.4
74%
53 Ratings

Regulations compliance

N/A
0 Ratings
6.7
67%
40 Ratings

Electronic tax filing

N/A
0 Ratings
7.9
79%
50 Ratings

Self-service portal

N/A
0 Ratings
6.8
68%
39 Ratings

Global Financial Support

N/A
0 Ratings
5.0
50%
16 Ratings

Primary and Secondary Ledgers

N/A
0 Ratings
8.0
80%
38 Ratings

Intercompany Accounting

N/A
0 Ratings
7.6
76%
39 Ratings

Localizations

N/A
0 Ratings
7.0
70%
18 Ratings

Journals and Reconciliations

N/A
0 Ratings
8.5
85%
66 Ratings

Enterprise Accounting

N/A
0 Ratings
7.7
77%
34 Ratings

Configurable Accounting

N/A
0 Ratings
8.0
80%
41 Ratings

Centralized Rules Framework

N/A
0 Ratings
6.8
68%
25 Ratings

Standardized Processes

N/A
0 Ratings
8.3
83%
49 Ratings

Inventory Management

CloudPay

Feature Set Not Supported
N/A
7.0

QuickBooks Desktop Pro

70%
QuickBooks Desktop Pro ranks higher in 4/4 features

Inventory tracking

N/A
0 Ratings
7.6
76%
53 Ratings

Automatic reordering

N/A
0 Ratings
6.4
64%
32 Ratings

Location management

N/A
0 Ratings
6.8
68%
29 Ratings

Manufacturing module

N/A
0 Ratings
7.3
73%
16 Ratings

Order Management

CloudPay

Feature Set Not Supported
N/A
7.6

QuickBooks Desktop Pro

76%
QuickBooks Desktop Pro ranks higher in 7/7 features

Pricing

N/A
0 Ratings
8.8
88%
50 Ratings

Order entry

N/A
0 Ratings
8.7
87%
49 Ratings

Credit card processing

N/A
0 Ratings
7.1
71%
49 Ratings

Cost of goods sold

N/A
0 Ratings
8.4
84%
59 Ratings

Order Orchestration

N/A
0 Ratings
7.9
79%
19 Ratings

End-to-end order visibility

N/A
0 Ratings
7.7
77%
22 Ratings

Order exception Resolution

N/A
0 Ratings
4.7
47%
16 Ratings

Attribute Ratings

  • QuickBooks Desktop Pro is rated higher in 1 area: Likelihood to Recommend

Likelihood to Recommend

8.0

CloudPay

80%
5 Ratings
8.3

QuickBooks Desktop Pro

83%
123 Ratings

Likelihood to Renew

CloudPay

N/A
0 Ratings
10.0

QuickBooks Desktop Pro

100%
18 Ratings

Usability

CloudPay

N/A
0 Ratings
8.6

QuickBooks Desktop Pro

86%
31 Ratings

Availability

CloudPay

N/A
0 Ratings
8.3

QuickBooks Desktop Pro

83%
4 Ratings

Support Rating

CloudPay

N/A
0 Ratings
6.7

QuickBooks Desktop Pro

67%
37 Ratings

In-Person Training

CloudPay

N/A
0 Ratings
10.0

QuickBooks Desktop Pro

100%
1 Rating

Implementation Rating

CloudPay

N/A
0 Ratings
9.0

QuickBooks Desktop Pro

90%
12 Ratings

Product Scalability

CloudPay

N/A
0 Ratings
8.0

QuickBooks Desktop Pro

80%
1 Rating

Likelihood to Recommend

CloudPay

In my organization, we have replaced all paperwork with this software, for the case of payroll, treasury, or on-demand payment. And from the backend, we have requested to enhance the feature like deductions and reimbursements. So in this way, it comes as a single tool to automate the whole payroll process. Which can be accessed, stored, update, and monitored from anywhere. So the whole organization and communications seem just to be a click away. Since we have switched to the cloud pay for payroll management, a lot of finance things are still there which need to be integrated with this system to make everything intact and altogether but cloud pay, as of now, do not have room to accommodate, and that's an issue to us, as a manager. So it's a request and suggestion as well to consider other finance-related things and try to fit in the same application, I know it's a big ask, but can be tried.
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Intuit

I am only going to recommend it because it is currently ubiquitous, and most accountants prefer it at the moment. I do not stand by the company, and will not use the product any longer than I have to. [I believe] the support is lousy, the product is overpriced, but it does the basics of what we need. I'm very happy for all those outside Intuit who make their living supporting QuickBooks Desktop Pro; third-party support is desperately needed. They also doubled their prices for software upgrades this year, and require those who don't pay double what the last upgrade cost, to subscribe every year for $200. If one does not subscribe beyond the first year, one will not be able to use the software beyond the first year. They are moving to a rental model even for those who refuse to use the LOUSY QuickBooks online. They were good company once. Now they just turn out bloatware that everyone uses, so the rest of us have to. I look forward to the day that an honest, better-priced competitor wipes the floor with Intuit.
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Pros

CloudPay

  • Global Payroll Basic
  • Earned Wage Access
  • Global Treasury Service
  • Payroll Efficiency Index
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Intuit

  • It is easy to manage and adjust inventory on hand.
  • It is easy to make reports and customize them to your needs.
  • We also use it to pay our employees directly.
  • It is easy to make year-to-year comparisons to see where we can make improvements and the current financial situation.
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Cons

CloudPay

  • Fees
  • Tech support
  • Size restraints
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Intuit

  • QuickBooks Desktop Pro has been around for a few years and after an update[,] they force you to look at the changes/updates before you can use [them] after updating.
  • QuickBooks Desktop Pro does not have 2FA.
  • QuickBooks Desktop Pro should offer a way to store backups to a personal cloud without having to map a local network drive.
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Pricing Details

CloudPay

Starting Price

Editions & Modules

CloudPay editions and modules pricing
EditionModules

Footnotes

    Offerings

    Free Trial
    Free/Freemium Version
    Premium Consulting/Integration Services

    Entry-level set up fee?

    No setup fee

    Additional Details

    QuickBooks Desktop Pro

    Starting Price

    Editions & Modules

    QuickBooks Desktop Pro editions and modules pricing
    EditionModules

    Footnotes

      Offerings

      Free Trial
      Free/Freemium Version
      Premium Consulting/Integration Services

      Entry-level set up fee?

      No setup fee

      Additional Details

      Likelihood to Renew

      CloudPay

      No answers on this topic

      Intuit

      We've used the program for more than 20 years in our firm both with clients and as our software. For the cost and value of the program it works well for our firms needs and desires for an accounting software program. At this point to switch would not make sense.
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      Usability

      CloudPay

      No answers on this topic

      Intuit

      It is a great software that does everything a small business needs it to do, but there are just a few bugs and quirks that make additional software necessary. The slowness of the software occasionally might eventually be overshadowed by the quickness of cloud-based software though.
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      Reliability and Availability

      CloudPay

      No answers on this topic

      Intuit

      I haven't experienced a time when QuickBooks Pro was unavailable when I needed it in the entire 20 years of using the software
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      Support Rating

      CloudPay

      No answers on this topic

      Intuit

      The support team is not always easy to use or able to understand the problems. There are some difficulties understanding [...] the issues the purchaser has and the solutions are sometimes hard to implement. A lot can be avoided if the users have adequate training and security is set up correctly at implementation.
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      In-Person Training

      CloudPay

      No answers on this topic

      Intuit

      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.
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      Implementation Rating

      CloudPay

      No answers on this topic

      Intuit

      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.
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      Alternatives Considered

      CloudPay

      It allows the feature of flexible payment methods to complete of the payment of termination and the payment to be process on time which is recognized worldwide. The card payment process time is 3 days faster than the normal bank payment process, and you can stop easily. It integrates your payment procedures with a global cash flow solution that ensures the timely payments to regulate authorities like your employees, local authorities or to the third parties.
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      Intuit

      Zoho had great end-user support and it was almost as simple to learn and was as easy to use. But its reports were not as [customizable] as QuickBooks Desktop Pro, and its job cost and department accounting [were] more cumbersome than QuickBooks Desktop Pro was. In addition, while I like an underdog (Zoho) the fact is that it is easier to find staff that [is] comfortable with QuickBooks Desktop Pro than anything else on the market.
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      Return on Investment

      CloudPay

      • The positive impact is, a lot of manual work is automated now, which is saving a lot of time and man-hours.
      • Requests and demands can be accessed, monitored, and raised anytime from anywhere. So a lot of dependencies have been resolved.
      • Human resources and all finance is been integrated which is resulting in less work at the desk.
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      Intuit

      • QuickBooks Desktop Pro is a no hassle accounting solution that ticks a lot of boxes. It almost never disappoints and organizations will usually keep using it for many years. If anything, the only time I've seen an organization migrate away from it is if they have specific accounting needs, or if the organization has grown to the point that they need a more robust accounting solution. Even then, QuickBooks can usually be maintained within another accounting software system for specific functions, like A/R & A/P for example.
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