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What is the best Time & Expense reporting and management software?

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best expense reporting softwareWe’re outgrowing emailing Excel spreadsheets around. We’re on a cloud-based accounting system and not in love with its T&E management and reporting system – or its cost (expensive on a per user basis annually!

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Topic Expert
Keith Perry
Title: Director of Global Accounting
Company: Agrinos, Inc.
(Director of Global Accounting, Agrinos, Inc.) |

Which system? I'm currently working with Expensify (which works pretty well, integrated to credit cards, mobile, etc). However integration with whatever cloud GL you've got can be valuable if you've got significant data entry. The GL you've got could have 3rd party plug-ins that suck the data in without too much fuss, so I'd start there.

Topic Expert
Patrick Dunne
Title: Chief Financial Officer
Company: Milk Source
(Chief Financial Officer, Milk Source) |

I have used Excel and Concur. I have found that you can use Excel and still be effective and efficient in processing and reporting. In my Concur experience, it’s a good product, but review it thoroughly to determine if it fits your needs.

Anonymous
(Business Process Analyst) |

I would highly recommend ExpenseCloud for expense reports and EmpCenter for time & attendance. We converted from the manual excel way of doing things and have never looked back. Check them out.

www.expensecloud.com
www.workforcesoftware.com

Anonymous
(Americas Field Marketing Manager) |

A little more detail would be helpful in generating the best response. Perhaps a bit more on how many resources are turning in T&E reports, what happens to the reports when they arrive, are they generating consulting revenue and profit margin of the business?

Topic Expert
Shannon Mathews
Title: Controller
Company: Aldrich Services LLP
(Controller, Aldrich Services LLP) |

We have recently switched to Concur for the expense reporting and I while I love it I would agree with a comment above to ensure it is what you need.

However it sounds like your "t" is time and I would encourage you to check with your payroll vendor. ADP, Paylocity and Paychex all have a time and expense reporting processes that they could help you create one solution for both the time and expense.

Topic Expert
Malak Kazan
Title: VP, Special Projects
Company: ERI Economic Research Institute
(VP, Special Projects, ERI Economic Research Institute) |

We use Replicon and have been pleased with it. It allows for receipts to be scanned and attached to the expense line item among other things.

Anonymous
(Accounting ) |

Has anyone used expense watch? My staff are currently submitting via excel sheets with hard copies of receipts attached. Concur looks like it's geared for larger organizations. I have no more than 20 employees that submit expense reports.

Topic Expert
Edward Abbati
Title: Vice President of Finance
Company: Location Labs
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(Vice President of Finance, Location Labs) |

I have used Netsuite and Expensify and I prefer Expensify. It is simple and integrates with my accounting system. For me the important criteria was:

1. It had to be cloud-base
2. It had to eliminate paper
3. It had to have electronic approving and payment

All of these items Expensify has.

John Stephen
Title: Software Engineer
Company: SutiSoft
(Software Engineer, SutiSoft) |

Have you tried SutiExpense in terms of expense reporting. If not there will be a pretty interesting approach in giving it a try as it comes with many features. Check it out here - http://www.sutisoft.com/sutiexpense/

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