Your company loves Salesforce, and you're looking for financial management software to complement this CRM. Normally a good starting point would be Salesforce’s newish ERP complement Financial Force, built on the SalesForce app cloud.
Financial Force applications include general ledger, AR/AP, billing, revenue management, spend management, inventory management and fixed assets.
However, if you need clean, easy to read financial reports, expect difficulties. Financial Force uses customer accounts as its basis not general ledger accounts. This makes financial reporting difficult and time-consuming especially if you have no in-house IT help.
Your company likes Salesforce for it’s CRM abilities but requires robust financial reports and supply chain management, too. Take a look at Microsoft Dynamics GP, which offers a larger range of functionality. In addition to all the financial applications you require such as general ledger and AR/AP, many more applications are available. Start here for difference on Dynamics GP vs. Salesforce.
Some additional benefits of GP include supply chain management, manufacturing planning, and IT management. In addition, there are a la carte modules and 3rd party applications you can add-on to meet your specific business needs.
Financial reporting is straight forward on Microsoft Dynamics GP as it’s based on the general ledger. It's recommended in-house IT support be available for this system.
In conclusion, if your company loves Salesforce and requires simple financial management software, Financial Force is a good choice. However, if your company requires robust financial reporting along with supply chain or manufacturing support, Microsoft Dynamics GP is a better choice.
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August 08, 2017 | Dynamics GP vs Financial Force