Reviews (51-75 of 84)
- Class Tracking - allows you to produce a more detailed Profit & Loss Report
- Advanced Inventory - keeps track of your inventory along with Fixed Assets
- Sales Tax - Paying sales tax with the Sales Tax Liability Report gives you the breakdown of the different fields the State Tax Department requires
- Chart of Accounts - When updated or changing an account code, it automatically changes the history of all the entries made in lieu of manually changing all entries
- Home screen - It is mapped out for you to enter your business entries clearly
- Reconcile - Reconciling the bank statements is very eary
- Making changes in the Chart of Accounts or Items Lists sometimes require you to be in Single User Mode. Also, merging a contact name (customer or vendor) requires this as well. If QuickBooks fixed it where you do not have to go into Single User Mode I could get more thing accomplished at one time
- Running reports - Custom Report field needs more detailed or user friendly fields to create reports that are not generally created along with color coded charts per customer etc
- Entering credit card payments that are tagged to a Purchase Order; the steps are confusing. Had to watch a video to figure out how to tie the two steps together.
Depending on how many customers, vendors, other names, QuickBooks has list limits. Enterprise Solutions has the highest limits of 1,000,000.
Some key questions to ask are:
- How many users will be in QuickBooks at the same time?
- Do you have inventory and are you running payroll?
- Do you have multiple locations?
- Do you run financial reports?
- drill down to the transaction level
- easy to learn very intuitive
- solid reporting capabilities
- consolidations. We have 10 companies but need to consolidate in excel.
- I was not able to open more than 2 companies at the time.
- expense allocation module (dimensions) would be great.
- Online training
- In-person training
- Making it easy to use for beginner accountants
- Items and processes appear to flow well between each other (cash data to journal entry processing)
- Reporting - it may be my limited experience but I found it difficult to run a few reports like advanced journal entry detail.
- Again this may be something that was limited in the QuickBooks file we received but it was difficult to navigate around the general ledger and see what was done during the year.
- Ability to scan documents and attach for online viewing; this is helpful in analyzing expenses
- Ability to drill down from reporting to original documents/transaction
- Ability to make changes easily, but also see the changes with audit trails to assist in tracking those changes for purposed of fraud detection
- More flexibility in customized reporting
- A fixed asset/depreciation schedule that really interfaces seamlessly with the accounting
- Ability to customize reports for management
- Drilldown to detail of numbers for quick answers or corrections
- User friendly makes it easier train clients
- More options in customizing reports based upon customized fields
- Having an inter-company posting option that syncs to another QuckBooks data file
If using Inventory, make sure to test the ability to handle all needs. Some limitations in regards to building assemblies and BOM's.
How many users?
- QuickBooks provides a full service accounting software solution for business owners at a very competetive price, often at a fraction of the cost of its competitors.
- QuickBooks Enterprise offers advanced features, such as advanced pricing, advanced reporting, and advanced inventory as part of it subscription service so that businesses can have access to all the great tools they need in order to maintain a competitive edge.
- QuickBooks offers a software development kit to third party vendors that want to integrate with its software so that there really aren't any limitations on the software. With the right knowledge and need, almost any solution can be built right into the software to mold it to your company's needs.
- QuickBooks Enterprise is lacking in its ability to be anything but an accounting software. While many software development companies have developed products that fill in the gaps, QuickBooks no longer is trying to expand its horizons by branching outside of strictly accounting software.
- QuickBooks Enterprise is a very open accounting software. While that is great in many ways, it also leaves room for potential error and fraud. Without a true ability to close out an accounting period, users can return at any point to a prior period and make changes to what should be locked financials.
- QBES is easy to learn so training is simple. Extensive training options exist on the web and in your local area.
- QuickBooks ES leverages and integrates well with the QuickBooks eco-system of applications such as: merchant accounts, payroll, advanced time tracking, Service Dispatch, CRM, edi, ecommerce stores, and many industry specific applications, ie: medical, legal, complex manufacturing etc. Custom reporting is easy!
- QuickBooks ES is very affordable for the small and mid tier business. (Fraction of the cost of competitive offerings). Intuit and partners have created a true efficient and affordable solution for mid size complex processes and businesses.
- QuickBooks ES can be enabled to provide anytime, anywhere, anydevice access to your business information needs.
- QBES provides extensive capability out of the box. While QBES with advanced inventory permits tracking of serial numbers and lot numbers, it does not permit both. However, there are work arounds or apps to solve for this.
- QuickBooks was developed as an accounting system and does a fantastic job.
- Reports are very easy to pull and customize as you need them. You can also save customized reports in your own individual folder, however, these reports would be visible to all with report writing access. They also have "advanced reporting" which you need to understand programming to use.
- Easy interface to learn and use.
- Inventory control is difficult in QuickBooks. Transaction tractability is nonexistent unless you scroll through a year's worth of transactions.
- Kitting and build assemblies are very basic and do not operate like a true ERP solution. The worst part of it is if a component is used in an assembly process, there is no usage reporting for that component. It is removed from inventory, but cannot be traced through any of the inventory reports.
- Unstable database - I must continually run "rebuild" because of inventory mismatch errors and costing inbalance.
- The inventory management system needs a lot of improvement.
- Quickbooks Enterprise is relatively easy to use for small organizations.
- Most of the reports are easy to download straight from the system.
- Our local bank offers to download the Quickbooks version of the monthly activity which helps to reconcile our bank accounts.
- If the company has more than one Account Receivable General Ledger Account, the Merchant online process doesn't work properly. Invoices can be sent to clients to be paid either by credit card or bank accounts. The merchant account collects the funds and details the deposit by the client, but the activity is not downloaded to the GL due to the multiple AR accounts.
- Some information on Quickbooks Enterprise cannot be downloaded.
- Reports are rigid and not flexible to change.
- Upload activity in Quickbooks Enterprise is not possible, a third-party software is needed.
- Copy/Paste option is not possible in Quickbooks Enterprise. This would be very useful when entering Journal Entries.
- Quickbooks Enterprise does not have account reconciliation option. This is done in Excel.
- Quickbooks Enterprise offers the Fixed Assets functionality but is very limited and can only be used in "Single-User" mode.
- Easy to use.
- Good Support.
- Easy to make mistakes, does not type check very well, but it is slowly getting better.
- Advanced Report is not intuitive, very hard to learn.
- QuickBooks files seem to corrupt more than it should.
- QuickBooks makes paying vendors really easy.
- QuickBooks makes memorized transaction very easy to record every month.
- Pulling Daily sales numbers is really easy. You can customize the report according to your needs.
- If we could upload transactions to QuickBooks it would save a ton of time.
- Our QuickBooks freezes up at times and is slow at times.
- Also maybe a way to track inventory.
- Allows you to easily track all customers and vendors.
- Enhances data entry to be faster and easier.
- Allows for purchase and sales orders to be created quickly and easily.
- Accurate Reporting
- Integration support with 3rd party applications is not the best.
- Intuit has shifted more toward Quickbooks Online and has left some of the desktop components behind.
- For more complex system integration using development tools that allow for data manipulation without using the SDK support is lacking entirely.
- The look (visually pleasing) and it is easy to understand
- It is easy to undo entries or things if there is a mistake
- Multiple profiles needed (vendor, employee, customer)
- Dimensions are limited
- Character limits on certain things (vendor names, chart of accounts names)
- No audit trail (who entered what in QuickBooks and when)
- Connectivity to platforms such as Salesforce
- invoice and expense processing
- Budgets vs. actuals vs. forecast reporting
- It is easy to navigate through the transactions, reports and modules.
- It is easy to change previously posted transactions within the same month or open months so you don't have to create correcting journal entries for every thing that needs correction. Of course, that means you need qualified staff making the right decisions or controls so only qualified staff can make changes to existing transactions.
- You can export reports to Excel and manipulate the data for presentation to others.
- You can easily create reports by modifying existing reports.
- It would be nice to be able to have more than one A/R and/or A/P account on a journal entry.
- The budget piece is not strong. You can't create department budgets and have them roll into a company-wide budget. So making changes to the budget is a tedious process.
- As far as the budget piece, you also can't create multiple what-if scenarios, which is very limiting, so we end up doing a lot of the budgeting process in Excel.
- We don't know of a way to create allocation formulas in QuickBooks and be able to select applicable ones when posting transactions.
- Bank Reconciliation process
- Financial Report options and drilling down to the detail. Love Love the drill down capabilities.
- The ability to make corrections while in different areas of the software
- The ability to change transactions without an audit trail.
- The ability to close a month and prohibit changes prior and after certain dates
- Budget implementation by month
- Ease of Use
- Great Customer Support
- Consistent updates/upgrades
- Remote Backing up (optional)
- Local back ups are not as strong as I'd like
- It's easy to become inundated with the reports
- Customer Support can be a long wait at times
- Large list capacity
- Can be easily networked to connect multiple store fronts
- Has the capability to track inventory in any particular way you want or need it to be
- Once you have a file that is over a million MB's, it starts to take its time when working within the program
- Takes space on the computer if not on a remote server
- You will need training if you have never used this product.
- I don't see any difference from other QuickBook software. Other than the menu's are friendlier. Data is listed in the category created. Reports are available for numerous information. Pleasing to the eyes.
- Previous software never had any issue, other than the company technology issue.
- Tech support is excellent. Everyone (support rep.) comes to the table with a different analysis.
- Control of previous data, possibility having a automatic restriction of data transfer from one year to another. Reconciliation saving format should be saved the same as in pdf file. Warnings signs of last year data being violated.
- Automatically saving all data in same format that are equal, at the same time not one report of discrepancies and the other accuracy of the same report.
- Discrepancies should be a warning sign daily. Hard to keep up what is good and bad data. What I mean good or bad data, some accounting are misplaced or disappear in other areas without the recognition of the user
- I like being able to attach documents in QuickBooks
- Downing loading of bank transactions works well
- I like the graphic user interface with the desk top edition
- I like that I can use one Enterprise edition to support more than client at a time.
- Like that my clients with multiple companies do not have to purchase multiple QuickBooks
- Inventory is still a weakness unless you purchase the inventory add-on
- Needs to be fewer work around processes
- You can no longer purchase the desktop version
How many users are needed to access the file at one time?
Do you have more than one company that you are going to use this for?
How many employees do you have?
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- Great job with keeping track of payroll, paying payroll taxes, filing quarterly payroll forms.
- Great reporting available, both standard and customized including the ability to download into Excel.
- Very good fixed asset manager for depreciation schedules etc., which is only available in this version (vs. Pro and Premier)
- QuickBooks Enterprise is made for larger companies, but lacks control points such as the ability for transactions to be reviewed and approved before posting.
- Some fields are not available for customizing within certain reports.
- The fixed asset manager file is separate from the company file. This is fine, but it requires it to be stored on a local PC instead of the network so it is not backed up automatically (but can be backed up manually).
- There should be an option to open a company in multi-user or single-user mode from the "open company" screen (without drilling down to the file location).
- Support - it is so nice to be able to reach out to certified advisers of the program because it is so widely used and recognized across all business platforms.
- Additional training/education - I really like the fact that I am able to search online to find information and support about certain reports or features that I otherwise would not have known.
- User friendly - the system is very intuitive and folks are able to pick it up relatively quickly.
- There are limited capabilities when it comes to organizational growth and needs.
- Tracking specific features of inventory within the system can be complicated.
- Troubleshooting seems to be 'work-around' solutions rather than actual solutions to the software.
- It's date oriented feature is great, you can go back and see reports at any point in time.
- The ability to change and adjust transactions it one of it's best features.
- With Enterprise you are allowed to have 2 companies open at the same time, a really nice time saving feature.
- Payroll - I tried to add that module but did not like how reports post all individual transactions to account. Posting only totals would really clean up the transactions in the accounts and make it easier to reconcile tax reports.
- Sometimes formatting reports is a challenging task to complete.
- Search options in the audit review would make this feature much more advantageous to use. It takes a long time to populate and there is a lot of information that is not needed.
- The reporting capability of QuickBooks allows us to design and customize reports that give our clients the information they need.
- Reports are easily exported to Excel for additional analysis as needed.
- Drilling down on line items is easy.
- The biggest we have is that we have to wait for our client to send us an accountant's copy of the QuickBooks file before we can start work on it.
- Real-time, always available, and up-to-date information would be a huge improvement.
- Beginner's at the product struggle at times with the product and need training.
QuickBooks Desktop Enterprise Scorecard Summary
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About QuickBooks Desktop Enterprise
QuickBooks Desktop Enterprise is a widely-used accounting and business management software designed for small to mid-sized companies. Enterprise is the most powerful of the QuickBooks solutions, with core accounting features plus customizable reporting, financial dashboards and advanced tools to manage employees, payments and different locations. Features include inventory management and order fulfillment from start to finish, job costing for end-to-end tracking of construction projects, and advanced pricing controls with integrated inventory.
Built to scale with companies, QuickBooks Desktop Enterprise enables up to 40 users, and has over 200 3rd party integrations including industry specific apps. Dedicated versions for construction, manufacturing and wholesale, retail, nonprofit, and professional services are available as is hosting for remote access. Dedicated account management, on-demand training, and 24/7 technical support comes automatically with the Priority Circle loyalty program. Pricing starts at $1,200 annually with multiple packaging options to fit business needs.
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- Does not have featureFree Trial Available?No
- Does not have featureFree or Freemium Version Available?No
- Does not have featurePremium Consulting/Integration Services Available?No
- Entry-level set up fee?Optional
QuickBooks Desktop Enterprise Support Options
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|Deployment Types:||On-premise, SaaS|
|Operating Systems:||Windows, Mac|