Make sure you really check out the things you and your team need to do every day work well.
Really check the product matches the marketing.
Is it easy? Check contact details and permissions.
Are there setup, training and install costs?
Does it remember your GST filing settings (payments or invoice)?
Request information about data security and how data is handled.
How easy is this to find and produce?
How quickly will you be “up & running”?
Ask some hard questions. See how they respond. Can you phone?
Do they offer training or training resources?
Is it easy and straight forward to do as staff may use this heavily.
Ask about time of day and expected response times.
How easy is it? How many invoice types can you choose from?
Can you do your own?
Is it easy to do Does the software check for duplicates?
If you test the items above, you will find although CashManager isn’t marketed as heavily, it is stronger in many areas that can affect your daily productivity. These are the main differences,
but to compare fully, check out the ‘Feature Links’ below.
|Usage options||online or desktop||Online only|
|Track record||Proven established 25 years||New|
|Payment options||Software one off payment or monthly||Monthly|
|Support||Support real people based in New Zealand by phone 8am to 7pm||Send email (24 to 48 hour response) or ask your accountant ($$$)|
|Product Complexity||Choose cashbook or general ledger||Full general ledger (cashbook only via accountant)|
|Automated bank feeds||Bank feeds with automatic error detection (Online and desktop products)||Bank feeds online only, no error detection|
|Ownership||New Zealand owned, based and run||Overseas ownership|
|Ease of use||Uncomplicated, easiest to use||Seems simple, mistakes easy|
|Backup & restore||Company backup and restore||No restore|
|Set-up||2 hours/ $240 … all sorted||Xero consultant or your accountant|
|Add-ons||Yes and developed and supported by CashManager||Yes but be careful of 3rd party product - extra cost, who supports?|
|Accessible||Yes with screen readers, magnification software, and fully keyboard navigable - JAWS, Window Eyes, Dolphin, etc||No|
|View Feature List||(See Website)|
|View Pricing||View Pricing|
These are the key points of difference that CashManager has over most of the competition. We have other features of course but these are just the ones that we do very well or that we do and the others don’t.
"Bullet Proof", market proven –25 year heritage
The best support service in the market – bar none!
Online or desktop – you choose
Very flexible and easily customised
Simple cashbook through to full GL – your choice
The smartest accounting software option!
We will have you "up & running" in under 2 hours
The CashManager evaluation is a full working version and gives you a great insight into the product by allowing you to enter and process up to 50 transactions with an additional 150 existing to make the reports effective.
Download a copy today and discover how easy it is to manage your business accounts with CashManager accounting software!