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Sage Intacct vs Acumatica: Which is the best accounting software?

Sage Intacct’s multi-tenant SaaS solution will make you reconsider.

Sage Intacct provides accounting capabilities that finance leaders care about.

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The true cloud Acumatica alternative

Considering Acumatica? Sage Intacct’s multi-tenant SaaS solution will make you reconsider their "true" cloud offering. Sage Intacct provides actual true cloud accounting on a powerful, integration-ready platform that finance leaders love.

Born in the cloud

  • Sage Intacct is a true cloud accounting and ERP solution, meaning it has a single, cloud-based deployment option.
  • Unlike Acumatica, everyone is on the same version, and you don't incur additional costs to upgrade to new releases.

Integrate with your favorite tools

  • Integrate workflows, data, and favorite best-in-class solutions with an integration-friendly and simple, open API.
  • Unlike Acumatica, our product upgrades don’t break custom integrations and solutions.

Powerful modern accounting

  • Our intelligent General Ledger account structure allows for a streamlined chart of accounts, with unlimited dimensions for fast, easy reporting and analysis.
  • Acumatica uses a legacy-style, segmented chart of accounts with only two dimensions, with limited drill-down capability.

Our customers achieve on average



< 6 months



productivity improvement

Built to grow as you grow

Sage Intacct and Acumatica look similar when you first start comparing cloud-based accounting and financial management software solutions. But take a look under the hood, our powerful true cloud platform sets us apart from all of our competitors, including Acumatica. More and more small and medium-sized businesses around the world prefer Sage Intacct for its ease of use, integrated, modern, multi-dimensional reporting, and so much more when comparing Sage Intacct to Acumatica.

  • Sage Intacct provides best-in-class integration and custom integrations and solutions don't break with product upgrades.
  • Sage Intacct is a multi-tenant, true cloud accounting and ERP solution, with no additional costs to upgrade to new releases.
  • Sage Intacct uses a modern account structure that allows for a streamlined chart of accounts, with unlimited dimensions.

Award-winning cloud financial management

Sage Intacct is the best Acumatica alternative 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.

Barbara Harris

CFO, Pathway Lending

Sage Intacct frees me up to be a better partner to the C-Suite. I’m able to get into analysis for strategic planning rather than just managing tactical financial processes because the team can handle those now without me. And that’s removed a tremendous burden for me.

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Sage Intacct vs Acumatica FAQs

Sage Intacct provides hundreds of out-of-the-box reports as well as prebuilt, role-based dashboards. If the out-of-box options don’t meet your needs, you can create your own reports using our custom reporting and dashboard tools. From simple dimensional reporting to deep analysis, Sage Intacct provides flexible tools based on real-time data and built-in permissions, so your insights are trusted and up to date. It also provides delivery mechanisms to get the reports to the users who need to see them.
If you use Acumatica you will need to pay someone to upgrade your system. If you use Sage Intacct vs. Acumatica, upgrades are included as part of your contracted price.
Yes! Sage Intacct was born in the cloud and has no on-premises deployments. As an Acumatica alternative, Sage provides a number of products that are on-premises and some Sage products are cloud-connected as well.
If you use Acumatica your partner solutions do not automatically upgrade. If you use Sage Intacct, your partner solutions do automatically upgrade. This is one of the many differences you'll find when you carry out an Acumatica and Sage Intacct comparison.