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Likelihood to Recommend

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

SAP ERP

If business and financial consolidation is a problem for any organization, SAP would work very well to bring in consistency in processes and transparency in financials. The solution works well if the customization is kept to a minimal level and industry standard business processes are followed in an organization
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Feature Rating Comparison

Payroll Management

QuickBooks Desktop Premier
8.9
SAP ERP
7.5
Pay calculation
QuickBooks Desktop Premier
8.8
SAP ERP
5.0
Benefit plan administration
QuickBooks Desktop Premier
9.5
SAP ERP
7.9
Direct deposit files
QuickBooks Desktop Premier
8.3
SAP ERP
8.2
Salary revision and increment management
QuickBooks Desktop Premier
9.4
SAP ERP
7.9
Reimbursement management
QuickBooks Desktop Premier
8.6
SAP ERP
8.2

Customization

QuickBooks Desktop Premier
4.6
SAP ERP
7.4
API for custom integration
QuickBooks Desktop Premier
4.6
SAP ERP
7.3
Plug-ins
QuickBooks Desktop Premier
4.6
SAP ERP
7.4

Security

QuickBooks Desktop Premier
7.0
SAP ERP
9.0
Single sign-on capability
QuickBooks Desktop Premier
5.5
SAP ERP
8.7
Role-based user permissions
QuickBooks Desktop Premier
8.5
SAP ERP
9.2

Reporting & Analytics

QuickBooks Desktop Premier
8.0
SAP ERP
7.1
Dashboards
QuickBooks Desktop Premier
8.1
SAP ERP
6.6
Standard reports
QuickBooks Desktop Premier
8.1
SAP ERP
7.5
Custom reports
QuickBooks Desktop Premier
7.7
SAP ERP
7.2

General Ledger and Configurable Accounting

QuickBooks Desktop Premier
7.3
SAP ERP
8.4
Accounts payable
QuickBooks Desktop Premier
9.0
SAP ERP
8.5
Accounts receivable
QuickBooks Desktop Premier
9.1
SAP ERP
8.1
Cash management
QuickBooks Desktop Premier
7.3
SAP ERP
Bank reconciliation
QuickBooks Desktop Premier
8.0
SAP ERP
Expense management
QuickBooks Desktop Premier
8.5
SAP ERP
Time tracking
QuickBooks Desktop Premier
6.3
SAP ERP
Fixed asset management
QuickBooks Desktop Premier
8.2
SAP ERP
Multi-currency support
QuickBooks Desktop Premier
8.7
SAP ERP
Multi-division support
QuickBooks Desktop Premier
5.6
SAP ERP
Regulations compliance
QuickBooks Desktop Premier
1.5
SAP ERP
Electronic tax filing
QuickBooks Desktop Premier
8.1
SAP ERP
Self-service portal
QuickBooks Desktop Premier
8.4
SAP ERP
Global Financial Support
QuickBooks Desktop Premier
5.0
SAP ERP
Primary and Secondary Ledgers
QuickBooks Desktop Premier
2.7
SAP ERP
Intercompany Accounting
QuickBooks Desktop Premier
8.9
SAP ERP
Localizations
QuickBooks Desktop Premier
5.0
SAP ERP
Journals and Reconciliations
QuickBooks Desktop Premier
8.6
SAP ERP
Enterprise Accounting
QuickBooks Desktop Premier
9.8
SAP ERP
Configurable Accounting
QuickBooks Desktop Premier
6.6
SAP ERP
Centralized Rules Framework
QuickBooks Desktop Premier
9.5
SAP ERP
Standardized Processes
QuickBooks Desktop Premier
9.0
SAP ERP

Inventory Management

QuickBooks Desktop Premier
7.1
SAP ERP
8.1
Inventory tracking
QuickBooks Desktop Premier
6.3
SAP ERP
8.8
Automatic reordering
QuickBooks Desktop Premier
8.0
SAP ERP
7.6
Location management
QuickBooks Desktop Premier
8.2
SAP ERP
8.0
Manufacturing module
QuickBooks Desktop Premier
5.8
SAP ERP
8.2

Order Management

QuickBooks Desktop Premier
7.6
SAP ERP
7.5
Pricing
QuickBooks Desktop Premier
7.7
SAP ERP
8.0
Order entry
QuickBooks Desktop Premier
8.8
SAP ERP
7.9
Credit card processing
QuickBooks Desktop Premier
9.4
SAP ERP
6.1
Cost of goods sold
QuickBooks Desktop Premier
8.7
SAP ERP
7.8
Order Orchestration
QuickBooks Desktop Premier
7.3
SAP ERP
End-to-end order visibility
QuickBooks Desktop Premier
6.7
SAP ERP
Order exception Resolution
QuickBooks Desktop Premier
5.0
SAP ERP

Pros

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

SAP ERP

  • Integration of functions within the organization (example: warehouse releasing and inventory management with finance costing and logistics)
  • Security features are on point. Clear segregation of duties can be achieved by assigning access rights based on least privilege principle
  • Can be easily learned.
  • Roles assigned to users can be customized.
Brandon Macapelit, CISA | TrustRadius Reviewer

Cons

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

SAP ERP

  • High cost of licensing, implementation & maintenance.
  • It gets complex when companies try to implement their existing business processes to Standard SAP provided business processes if it differs.
  • It is not for small/medium size businesses
  • The complete implementation process may take several years. Usually, companies take core modules of SAP ERP & implement those first.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Likelihood to Renew

QuickBooks Desktop Premier

QuickBooks Desktop Premier 2.1
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

SAP ERP

SAP ERP 8.6
Based on 4 answers
The cost of SAP as an ERP is quite high and the switching costs associated with ERP systems are even higher. That being said moving from one ERP to another only happens once in a great while for large organizations. Those switching costs include retraining, IT hardware requirements, outside consultants and more
Todd Bellamy | TrustRadius Reviewer

Usability

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

SAP ERP

SAP ERP 8.0
Based on 1 answer
Once you learn how to use SAP ERP, it becomes a powerful tool for analysis and inventory management.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Reliability and Availability

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

SAP ERP

SAP ERP 10.0
Based on 1 answer
No answer on this topic is available.

Performance

QuickBooks Desktop Premier

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

SAP ERP

No score
No answers yet
No answers on this topic

Support

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

SAP ERP

SAP ERP 3.0
Based on 1 answer
No answer on this topic is available.

Implementation

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

SAP ERP

SAP ERP 3.0
Based on 1 answer
No answer on this topic is available.

Alternatives Considered

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

SAP ERP

SAP ERP helps in driving innovation within the department and company with ease. With its new features, it has helped in driving business outcomes with effective cost management. With the team well versed with the tool, our operational efficiencies were quickly taken forward in the direction the team wanted with the company's mission.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Scalability

QuickBooks Desktop Premier

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

SAP ERP

No score
No answers yet
No answers on this topic

Return on Investment

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

SAP ERP

  • The Coca-Cola bottlers use a multi-tenant environment, and that helps their bottom line as they share a single instance.
  • Integration back to sales enables the Bottles to be more efficient and saves costs that relate to integration to 3rd party sales applications.
  • Reduces the number of 3rd party applications, which saves on operating costs.
Domenic Vetro | TrustRadius Reviewer

Pricing Details

QuickBooks Desktop Premier

General

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

SAP ERP

General

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

Rating Summary

Likelihood to Recommend

QuickBooks Desktop Premier
7.6
SAP ERP
8.6

Likelihood to Renew

QuickBooks Desktop Premier
2.1
SAP ERP
8.6

Usability

QuickBooks Desktop Premier
7.9
SAP ERP
8.0

Reliability and Availability

QuickBooks Desktop Premier
8.9
SAP ERP
10.0

Performance

QuickBooks Desktop Premier
5.7
SAP ERP

Support

QuickBooks Desktop Premier
7.4
SAP ERP
3.0

Online Training

QuickBooks Desktop Premier
1.0
SAP ERP

Implementation

QuickBooks Desktop Premier
7.2
SAP ERP
3.0

Scalability

QuickBooks Desktop Premier
6.2
SAP ERP

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