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Sage Intacct comes top in cloud accounting software comparisons

Switch to Sage Intacct and discover why small and mid-size businesses around the world continue to prefer us over other accounting software. 

CFOs trust Sage Intacct for smarter, faster data-driven growth

Ever wondered why Sage Intacct keeps getting voted #1 again (and again)? It's simple. “Made by accountants for accountants” is more than our mantra. Just ask the ever-increasing number of CFOs improving business outcomes thanks to the unique multi-dimensional reporting and connected accounting Sage Intacct provides.

Powerful software that adapts and grows with you

Flexible products that you won’t outgrow. We’re with you every step of the way.

Automate mundane accounting tasks

Effortlessly streamline invoices, expenses, payments, and other transactions with AI-powered solutions.

True cloud flexibility and accessibility

Open, configurable with open APIs for integrating to your favorite tools and self-service expansion.

Boost productivity by more than 50%

Make your finance team more insightful and more productive, without additional headcount.

#1 in customer satisfaction

Sage Intacct customers on TrustRadius, G2, and Garter Peer Insights rate us top in customer satisfaction.

“It’s easy, it’s powerful, it’s cost-effective and really flexible.”

From multi-dimensional reporting to budgeting and planning, our customers love how we help them grow fast without fear.

Cloud accounting software comparisons

Congratulations! The fact that you need a new accounting system is a good sign your business is growing. To make the search for a future-proof, cloud-based ERP a bit easier for you, we put together a list of comparisons.

Sage Intacct vs. Abila MIP Fund Accounting

Many companies switch from Abila due to its limited integration capabilities, which result in frequent manual data importing and exporting between systems. These manual processes compound and end up increasing the time needed to generate financial reports and close the books. As a cloud-accounting solution, Sage Intacct combines an open API with powerful dynamic reporting and multi-entity functionality to provide non-profits the flexibility and efficiency they need.

Sage Intacct vs. Acumatica

A true cloud solution means that updates happen seamlessly and automatically and everyone is on the same version. Acumatica pushes the burden of scheduling and performing updates to their partners and customers. This leads to potential disruption and delays in the adoption of new capabilities. Sage Intacct streamlines the process by ensuring that all customers receive updates automatically, at the same time, allowing everyone to take advantage of new features immediately.

Sage Intacct vs. Blackbaud Financial Edge NXT

If your software evaluation includes Blackbaud, consider the benefits of our true cloud solution vs. one that requires you to switch between a web view and a database view. Sage Intacct is the first and only preferred provider of the AICPA and our customers rank us as #1 in Nonprofit Accounting Software on G2.

Sage Intacct vs. Microsoft Dynamics 365 Business Central

As accountants, Excel is our comfort zone. However, when we have to rely on spreadsheets to handle increasingly complex formulas and have numerous manual processes involving importing and exporting of data, efficiency decreases and risk increases. Sage Intacct automates the business of finance to save you the time of manual data entry and reduce human error.

Sage Intacct vs. Microsoft Dynamics GP

Microsoft Dynamics, formerly known as Great Plains software, was designed over 20 years ago. Pre-Internet, pre-cloud. Accounting programs from that era were not built for agility, they were built to cost you every time you want to change functionality, upgrade releases, or connect with other apps.

Sage Intacct vs. Oracle NetSuite

If you are considering NetSuite as your financial management solution, consider this. When business is changing fast, you can’t let anything get in the way of executing processes efficiently. And you can’t let anything get in the way of giving your CEO or the board the numbers that show why your growth strategies are working. Get the solution that’s going to help you, not get in your way.

Sage Intacct vs. QuickBooks Online

QuickBooks is just too basic to handle growing organizations with evolving needs. So your team might be compensating with inefficient workarounds and spreadsheets. And you may realize you can’t rely on your basic reports to be of any strategic use. That’s a lot to pay for a “low cost” solution. 

Sage Intacct vs. Sage 50

For a lot of businesses, Sage 50 is the first and only financial management solution they’ll ever need—which is understandable, because the software is great at what it was built to do. However, as your organization grows in size and complexity, it could be necessary to transition to a cloud-based financial management solution such as Sage Intacct that can scale along with your business.
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Award-winning cloud financial management

Sage Intacct is ranked as the #1 alternative to NetSuite and #1 in customer satisfaction by G2. We’ve won two TrustRadius Top Rated awards and received the highest product score in Core Financials for the Lower Midsize Enterprises Use Case from Gartner for the last 5 years.

With deep cross-industry capabilities, a native connection to Sage Intacct Budgeting and Planning, and the only AI-powered Intelligent GL™, Sage Intacct can support you in your continued growth.

  • AICPA preferred financial management solution: Sage Intacct delivers a depth of financial capabilities you won’t find in a traditional software suite. It’s more flexible, too—adapting easily to your business.

  • Seamlessly connect with other solutions: Our true cloud solution features robust infrastructure, high configurability, and integration APIs without the high costs, maintenance, or complexity of on-prem solutions.

  • Be audit ready with robust financial controls: Our system auto-generates GAAP financial statements, provides detailed audit trails, and has and built-in GAAP, ASC 606, and IFRS 15 compliance support.

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Robyn Cerutti

COO, European Paving Designs

“We have used Sage Intacct solutions since 2004. The company has remained consistently innovative and customer-centric...Unlike other software solutions, Sage Intacct delivers real-time solutions without the hassle of a large IT department. Overall, one of our best decisions!”

Cloud accounting software comparison FAQs

We understand the needs of our customers because our system is built by accounting and finance professional that have been in your shoes. Our cloud accounting and financial management software delivers a depth of financial capabilities you won’t find in a traditional software suite. It’s more flexible, too—adapting easily to the way you need and want to do business. This is what’s going to make your finance team more insightful and productive. This is why the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA), the world’s largest association serving accounting professionals, acknowledged us as its preferred provider of financial applications.
Aren’t all cloud solutions the same? In a word—no! A true cloud solution should offer several key elements—multi-tenancy, elastic infrastructure, high configurability, self-service expansion, and integration APIs. Not everyone in our industry is clear on these points. There remains an element of confusion—even misdirection in some cases – about what true cloud is, and why it matters. Let us clear the air. Give your team the advantage of a solution that was built from the start on a true cloud architecture. Sage Intacct’s multi-tenant foundation brings robust technology infrastructure to your organization, without the high costs, maintenance, or complexity that would be involved with an on-premises solution.