Quickbooks Enterprise is an integrated on-premise and cloud-based software that is designed to work smarter and more efficiently.Typically competes with AccountRight Premier.

The Pros: What QuickBooks Enterprise does well

  • Offers a cloud-based option to take to the field
  • Offers an Income Tracker to give users an end-to-end view of all income transactions in one place
  • Works well with Excel
  • Company snapshot is a customisable user friendly dashboard
  • Offers over 138 standard reports to get insight into business performance
  • Collections centre helps identify overdue invoices
  • Inventory subassemblies can be built automatically without the need to enter individually
  • Easy to use with an intuitive interface
  • A three tier subscription option
  • Path to upgrade from the entry-level QuickBooks platform
  • Google adwords integration
  • Good reporting

The Cons: Where QuickBooks Enterprise could do better

  • Lacks functionality for larger businesses (maximum 30 users)
  • Limited training and customer support available
  • Not compatible with many ‘big box’ software programs
  • Remote access is limited
  • Limited global capabilities
  • No revenue recognition management
  • Standard chart of accounts
  • Standard reports
  • Licenses are purchased in multiples of 5

QuickBooks Enterprise is suited to:

  • Small to medium sized businesses in a range of industries including manufacturing, wholesaling, retail and not for profit

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