ProContractor Reviews

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Ben Morey | TrustRadius Reviewer
February 11, 2020

From a project management prospective look elsewhere.

Score 3 out of 10
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ViewPoint ProContractor is our main accounting software for handling job cost management. Our accounting department spends the most time with the software but project managers and engineers use it to help track job costs and budgets. Idea is to create PO's and track purchase to be able to understand the current and proected costs of your project.
  • Lots of reports available to generate
  • Software processes run very slowly
  • PO receipting can be cumbersome, especially if you have to make changes on the fly.
ViewPoint ProContractor provides lots of options and seems to have the ability to handle most tasks required for the accounting department as well as for project managers. Overall the system is cumbersome and a lot of time can be lost trying to work through the software and find areas/options that are needed. Limited in handling unexpected changes though this is probably by design but does not suit our needs as a site contractor with ever changing needs. While they do respond to comments and add new features the process is slow.
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Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer
April 24, 2020

ProContractor... A Great ERP with Limited Integrations

Score 7 out of 10
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ProContractor is used as our primary business ERP for both company level and corporate level accounting. We utilize the accounting features, the payroll features, the project cost accounting features, the vendor management (compliance and contracting) features, and some select project management features. We do not use the estimating, equipment, or materials features.
  • Performs most project cost accounting features required.
  • Performs vendor contract management well.
  • Allows for multi-company/division and intercompany accounting.
  • The program is siloed, so connecting to other software or databases is not going to happen.
  • When hosted, the program can run slow.
  • The program is not going to perform complex accounting tasks with subledgers.
  • The program does not do much in terms of HR other than payroll.
ProContractor is a great fit if you are looking to make the jump to an ERP (accounting) system that offers a higher level of complexity and controls than what QuickBooks or Xero have to offer. However, some of those increased features of accounting controls, vendor compliance management, project contracting and documentation, come at the cost of lost integrations. ProContractor is completely siloed and does not openly communicate with other platforms (project management, bank accounts, etc).
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Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer
January 09, 2020

Good, but not great. Could be better if ViewPoint was more attentive to feedback.

Score 3 out of 10
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The product was used across the organization in operations, however, we have transitioned to another product that was a bit more user-friendly. ProContractor was a great software because it required no energy to integrate with our Viewpoint accounting system, however, just like Vista, it was still glaringly obvious to most users that it was developed specifically with accounting in mind. While this is important, it was more important for us to have software that was project management based that could integrate with accounting rather than use something that felt "accounting-ish" in nature.
  • Accounting.
  • Budgeting.
  • More of a project management "vibe".
  • Less spreadsheet and complex processes to do things.
I think it might work for smaller contractors that have less stringent management requirements, policies, and procedures. To get buy-in from project managers to use, it would need to be a little bit more user-friendly, but if your biggest concern was project accounting, this is a great tool. Smaller projects often have lower levels of RFI and submittal requirements, fewer subcontractors and commitments, etc. meaning that where this software is weaker, they will have less use for it anyway.
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Matt Snow | TrustRadius Reviewer
December 13, 2017

ProContractor - Earthwork Review

Score 8 out of 10
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Viewpoint ProContractor is used at our company for earthwork and large area takeoffs. It is used in our estimating department and is then used to help our crews understand the site when working on the project. ProContractor is able to speed up the takeoffs when a CAD file is available for direct import.
  • Procontractor is great with direct imports from CAD files.
  • It is great with balancing sites or specific areas on site.
  • Procontractor has multiple views and reports that help you to view the dirt movement on the site (grid, profile, 3D).
  • Procontractor could do better with the quality of plan images it allows for importing in. We have plan sheets that will be downgraded in quality once imported. This makes the contour lines difficult to trace and see.
  • Takeoffs for trenching could be added with greater detail options (cut classes, etc.).
Procontractor is well suited for earthwork takeoffs, but not as well suited for pipework & cut class takeoffs.
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Feature Scorecard Summary

Workflow for transfers, promotions, pay raises, etc. (1)
5
Organization and location management (1)
5
Pay calculation (1)
8
Off-cycle/On-Demand payment (1)
5
Benefit plan administration (1)
5
Direct deposit files (1)
9
Salary revision and increment management (1)
9
Reimbursement management (1)
9
Tracking of all physical assets (1)
5
Dashboards (1)
3
Standard reports (1)
8
Custom reports (1)
3
Data exportability (1)
1
Plan distribution & viewing (1)
4
Plan markups & sharing (1)
4
Issue tracking & punchlists (2)
4.0
Photo documentation (2)
2.5
Jobsite reports (2)
3.5
Document sharing (2)
3.0
RFI tools (2)
3.5
Collaboration & approvals (1)
1
As-built drawings (1)
1
Mobile app (2)
3.5
Submittal design and management (2)
2.5
Change orders (1)
7
Takeoff tools (1)
8
Job costing (2)
7.0
Cost databases (2)
7.0
Cost calculator (1)
9
Bid creation (1)
9

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