QuickBooks Desktop Enterprise

Enterprise accounting, FSM and inventory management solution

About QuickBooks Desktop Enterprise

QuickBooks Desktop Enterprise is an end-to-end accounting solution designed to grow alongside small businesses. The software provides tools for managing inventory, tracking sales, generating reports, and running payroll. QuickBooks Desktop Enterprise also provides industry-specific solutions for contractors, retail, manufacturing and wholesale, and nonprofit organizations.

With QuickBooks Enterprise, users can control each team member’s access to information with individual user roles and permissions, to ensure that all employees can access the data they need while sensitive information is kept private. The Advanced Inventory tools enable the management and tracking of inventory from within QuickBooks. Enhanced Pick, Pack, and Ship allows users to manage order fulfilment workflows from a single dashboard. Users can also scan barcodes when picking or receiving inventory, track product locations and movements, automatically upload inventory counts from multiple warehouses, and generate custom inventory reports.

QuickBooks Enterprise’s Advanced Pricing system lets users control, customize, and automate their pricing. Manufacturer markdowns, quantity discounts, price changes by class, and scheduled promotions are all supported, and users can create price rules with any combination of factors, including items, vendors, customers, classes, and custom fields. Advanced Reporting provides users with industry-specific template bundles, pre-filled with company data to reduce manual data input errors.

Key benefits of QuickBooks Desktop Enterprise

• Enterprise offers a range of industry-specific solutions for contracting, manufacturing & wholesale, retail, professional services, and non-profit organizations, which are loaded with special features and reports.

• Individual user roles and permissions can be set for over 115 different activities, ensuring that all team members are given access to the information they require while the rest is kept private.

• QuickBooks Desktop Enterprise’s Advanced Inventory allows users to track inventory across multiple locations, from bin to sale, with mobile barcode scanning.

• The central dashboard enables the management of picking, packing, and shipping workflows from within a single dashboard.

• Advanced Reporting allows users to create customizable reports using industry-specific template bundles, which are automatically filled with company data to reduce manual data entry errors.

Devices

Business size

S M L

Markets

Canada, India, United States

Supported Languages

Chinese, English, French, Italian, Spanish

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QuickBooks Enterprise provides users with a company snapshot
With QuickBooks Enterprise, users can manage pick, pack and ship for all their sales orders
Cycle count allows users to scan and upload inventory counts for multiple warehouses
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Features

Total features of QuickBooks Desktop Enterprise: 208

  • "What If" Scenarios
  • ACH Payment Processing
  • Access Controls/Permissions
  • Accounting
  • Accounting Integration
  • Accounts Payable
  • Accounts Receivable
  • Activity Dashboard
  • Activity Tracking
  • Aging Tracking
  • Approval Process Control
  • Asset Management
  • Asset Tracking
  • Audit Trail
  • Automatic Backup
  • Automatic Billing
  • BIM Modeling
  • Backorder Management
  • Bank Reconciliation
  • Barcode / Ticket Scanning
  • Barcode Printing
  • Barcode Recognition
  • Barcoding/RFID
  • Bid Management
  • Billing & Invoicing
  • Billing Portal
  • Bills of Material
  • Bookkeeping Services Integration
  • Budget Tracking/Job Costing
  • Budgeting/Forecasting
  • Building Product Database
  • CPA Firms
  • CRM
  • Calendar Management
  • Cash Management
  • Cataloguing/Categorisation
  • Change Order Management
  • Check Printing
  • Check Processing
  • Check Writing
  • Check-in/Check-out
  • Client Management
  • Client Portal
  • Collaboration Tools
  • Collections Management
  • Commercial
  • Compliance Management
  • Compliance Tracking
  • Consolidation/Roll-Up
  • Construction Breakdowns
  • Contact Database
  • Contingency Billing
  • Contract/License Management
  • Contractor Management
  • Cost Database
  • Customer Database
  • Customer Management
  • Customer Statements
  • Customisable Forms
  • Customisable Invoices
  • Customisable Reports
  • Customisable Templates
  • Customizable Fields
  • Customization
  • Cycle Count
  • Data Import/Export
  • Direct Deposit
  • Discount Management
  • Dispatch Management
  • Distribution Management
  • Document Imaging
  • Document Management
  • Document Storage
  • Donation Tracking
  • Due Date Tracking
  • Dunning Management
  • Duplicate Payment Alert
  • Electrical Estimating
  • Electronic Signature
  • Email Templates
  • Enterprise Asset Management
  • Equipment Tracking
  • Estimating
  • Expense Tracking
  • File Management
  • Financial Management
  • Financial Reporting
  • Fixed Asset Management
  • For AEC Industry
  • For Government
  • Forecasting
  • Forms Management
  • Fraud Detection
  • Fund Accounting
  • GPS
  • Gantt/Timeline View
  • General Ledger
  • Grant Management
  • HVAC Estimating
  • Historical Database
  • Hourly Billing
  • Incident Reporting
  • Income & Balance Sheet
  • Integrated Business Operations
  • Inventory Control
  • Inventory Management
  • Inventory Optimisation
  • Inventory Tracking
  • Invoice Creation
  • Invoice History
  • Invoice Management
  • Invoice Processing
  • Item Management
  • Job Costing
  • Job Management
  • Job Scheduling
  • Label Printing
  • Live Chat
  • Maintenance Scheduling
  • Manufacturing Inventory Management
  • Manufacturing Planning
  • Mobile Access
  • Mobile Payments
  • Multi-Company
  • Multi-Currency
  • Multi-Department/Project
  • Multi-Location
  • Nonprofits
  • Offline Access
  • Online Invoicing
  • Online Payments
  • Order Entry
  • Order Fulfillment
  • Order Management
  • Order Tracking
  • Overpayment Processing
  • Overrun Reporting
  • Partial Payments
  • Payment Processing
  • Payroll Management
  • Permit Management
  • Plumbing Estimating
  • Point of Sale (POS)
  • Price / Margin Management
  • Product Identification
  • Production Cost Tracking
  • Profit/Loss Statement
  • Project Accounting
  • Project Billing
  • Project Management
  • Project Scheduling
  • Project Tracking
  • Proposal Generation
  • Purchase Order Management
  • Purchasing & Receiving
  • Quotes/Estimates
  • RFI & Submittals
  • Real Time Data
  • Real Time Synchronisation
  • Real-time Updates
  • Receipt Management
  • Receivables Ledger
  • Recurring Orders
  • Recurring Payments
  • Recurring/Subscription Billing
  • Reporting & Statistics
  • Reporting/Analytics
  • Rescheduling
  • Residential
  • Retail Inventory Management
  • Returns Management
  • Revenue Recognition
  • Role-Based Permissions
  • SKU/UPC Codes
  • Sales Orders
  • Sales Reports
  • Sales Tax Management
  • Scheduling
  • Search/Filter
  • Serial Number Tracking
  • Shipping Labels
  • Shipping Management
  • Special Order Management
  • Spend Management
  • Staff Calendar
  • Staff Management
  • Status Tracking
  • Stock Management
  • Strategic Planning
  • Subcontractor Management
  • Summary Reports
  • Supplier Management
  • Supply Chain Management
  • Takeoff
  • Task Management
  • Tax Calculation
  • Tax Management
  • Template Management
  • Time & Expense Tracking
  • Time Tracking
  • Timesheet Management
  • Vendor Management
  • Version Control
  • Visual Assemblies
  • Volunteer Management
  • Warehouse Management
  • What-if Analysis
  • Work Order Management

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Reviews

Overall rating

4.5 /5
(18,146)
Value for Money
4.3/5
Features
4.4/5
Ease of Use
4.3/5
Customer Support
4.1/5

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Jane R.
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  • Industry: Publishing
  • Company size: 2-10 Employees
  • Used Daily for 2+ years
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  • Value for Money
  • Ease of Use
  • Customer Support
  • Likelihood to recommend 9.0 /10

Worth the price tag

Reviewed on 13/12/2019

I started out learning QuickBooks on the desktop version for a previous job, and the software has...

I started out learning QuickBooks on the desktop version for a previous job, and the software has come a long, long way since then. The online version is well organized, easy to use, and in the three years I've been using it I've never run into a single glitch.

Pros

QuickBooks online gives me one place to track everything related to money for my small business: income, expenses, taxes, and payroll. It's easy to set up and use, and I like knowing that even when I'm not paying as much attention to some of the bookkeeping as I should, it's still being tracked for when I have time to get to it.

Cons

It's a little pricey and the help/FAQs aren't always that helpful, but those quibbles are greatly outweighed by how easy and useful it is.

Andrew K.
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  • Industry: Internet
  • Company size: 11-50 Employees
  • Used Daily for 1+ year
  • Review Source

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  • Value for Money
  • Ease of Use
  • Customer Support
  • Likelihood to recommend 7.0 /10

Great Value for the Price

Reviewed on 4/2/2021

Overall, my company has been happy with our switch to QuickBooks. We previously used Netsuite for...

Overall, my company has been happy with our switch to QuickBooks. We previously used Netsuite for our accounting software, but the subscription fees were outrageous and the features were difficult to manage and execute. QuickBooks offers what we need for a very reasonable price on a user-friendly format. I would definitely recommend this to small businesses who do not need a lot of advanced functionality.

Pros

The QuickBooks software is very affordable with lots of good out-of-box features. AR and AP functions are very easy to use for novice users of the software. There are a lot of templated reports that are very helpful for weekly and monthly accounting tasks (Payroll, Vendor Payments, Sales, etc.). The software also allows you to add on a variety of additional features through plug-ins, which you can access for a nominal monthly fee. For example, the BIll.com integration is excellent for paying your vendors online, eliminating the need for mailing out checks each month.

Cons

The biggest issue with QuickBooks is their customer service department. Whenever we have issues that cannot be resolved by an internal administrator, it takes days and sometimes weeks before an Intuit rep returns our messages. We've been using the software a little over a year and have already been passed around to several different account reps. At one point, their response time was so poor I had to request a different rep. The other thing I find cumbersome with the software is the sales reporting. While the templates are helpful, I often end up with a lot of superfluous information, and the reports are not very malleable, even once exported to Xcel. This is an area I feel could be greatly improved with minimal effort from Intuit.

Adrian C.
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  • Industry: Computer Software
  • Company size: 2-10 Employees
  • Used Daily for 2+ years
  • Review Source

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  • Value for Money
  • Ease of Use
  • Customer Support
  • Likelihood to recommend 10.0 /10

Our business depends on Quickbooks

Reviewed on 22/2/2021

Overall, I am very happy with Quickbooks, we have been a customer since 2014 - it works, it's...

Overall, I am very happy with Quickbooks, we have been a customer since 2014 - it works, it's dependable and the support is there if we need it (thankfully infrequently :) )

Pros

I love how easy it is to use and look up the information I need. It handles all the financial stuff we need to do without requiring a huge amount of expertise. It's also user friendly enough that I can train our staff in how to use it :)

Cons

One thing I notice is that the bank account in the software has never tracked our bank account exactly - so we always manage our bank account separately and use Quick books as a guide. I also find the ledger a little confusing to use, however I think that is more on my own accounting knowledge than any fault of the software

Erik S.
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  • Industry: Retail
  • Company size: 11-50 Employees
  • Used Daily for 6-12 months
  • Review Source

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  • Ease of Use
  • Likelihood to recommend 4.0 /10

QuickBooks Enterprise - not really suitable for multi-location businesses

Reviewed on 16/11/2018

QuickBooks Enterprise at first glance seemed like a good fit for my 5-location business. The...

QuickBooks Enterprise at first glance seemed like a good fit for my 5-location business. The feature set is rich, is a widely accepted accounting package and came with a nice support package. The fundamental features of the software are quite impressive and met the core needs of my business with range from retail sales to large projects. To handle the multiple locations, there is a "class" (location) construct that allows you to use a single chart of accounts and use class to designate where things apply. For standard income/expense accounts this works well and I can track sales and expenses easily. Where the implementation fall very short is with asset/liability accounts. For example, if you have 100 widgets in class A and 0 in class B (store A and store B) and you transfer 50 widgets to class B, the count of widgets is done correctly, but the inventory value of the transferred widgets still remains in the first class. It's made a mess of my inventory values and we've had to resort to processing manual GL entries anytime we transfer items from store to store. The same holds true with banking - the class structure is only partially implemented. There are work-arounds, but they're slow and cumbersome.

Reporting is another soft spot. There are plenty of pre-made reports that are decent and you can build custom reports. The issue is that custom reports are very unstable and more often than not, you'll find that reports lock up (or frozen as you'll read everywhere). This makes them pretty much worthless unless you enjoy creating a new custom report every time you want to use one.

Customer support is very energetic, but it's mainly people who have never used accounting software outside a PowerPoint driven training scenario. The usual answer is to either use Google or look on the Intuit community forums. Fairly disappointing. We've managed to figure most things out, but it's taken far longer than if we had access to people with real-world experience. There are a couple of great YouTube users (Hector) who were very helpful with their videos.

Pros

Simple interface
Widely used by the industry
30 user capability
Mid-rage price tag on a subscription basis

Cons

The class implementation is only partially implemented and causes great pain when using this to run multiple locations
The performance is marginal
Required a lot of extra plug-ins to accomplish things
Custom reports are reasonably flexible, but are very, very unstable and aren't very usable.
Customer support is lackluster with the common answer being, "have you looked on Google?"
Credit card processing through Intuit is not competitively priced

Tiffany S.
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  • Industry: Public Safety
  • Company size: 2-10 Employees
  • Used Weekly for 2+ years
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  • Ease of Use
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  • Likelihood to recommend 9.0 /10

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Reviewed on 9/2/2021

Overall, the software is very functional and user friendly. The extra steps that I use outside the...

Overall, the software is very functional and user friendly. The extra steps that I use outside the software would be nice if they were integrated, but I have been doing them for the last 4 years, so it doesn't affect my routine. I like how quickly I can create an invoice if someone asks and I can fill in the blanks for tracking later without affecting my bottom line.

Pros

This software is very user friendly. Getting to individual accounts is easy and straight forward. The importing of bank records saves me a ton of time doing payroll and reimbursements each month. I can track all of the owner's businesses in one place without paying extra per company added.

Cons

We opted for this version because of the PO tracking. The problem is, the PO's are not created by us. They are created by our customers so we can't actually use that part of the software that we paid for. I can still run reports and track project time and expenses, but I can't track a PO given to us and how much left to be billed. I still have to do that manually. It also doesn't integrate with T-sheets without renaming projects on one platform or the other. One is for my engineers, the other is for our customers tracking. The two do not use the same formatting.

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Three hosted packages are available - Silver, Gold, and Platinum. Pricing is based on the number of users required. Starting price for one user: Sliver: $111.20/month Gold: $119/month Platinum: $121/month

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QuickBooks Desktop Enterprise has the following typical customers:

Self Employed, 2-10, 11-50, 51-200, 201-500, 501-1,000, 1,001+

QuickBooks Desktop Enterprise supports the following languages:

Chinese, English, French, Italian, Spanish

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QuickBooks Desktop Enterprise integrates with the following applications:

Gmail, Microsoft 365, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Outlook, Microsoft Word, QuickBooks Online Advanced, Quicken

QuickBooks Desktop Enterprise offers the following support options:

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