“We asked Acumatica to automate time tracking for people working in the field. They listened and delivered the Acumatica Project Accounting Suite that allows us to accurately track project profitability.” Charlie Hutchinson CFO, IntraCoastal Environmental, Florida, Georgia, and South Carolina.
IntraCoastal Environmental (ICE) is in environmental services business providing customer care around the clock, 365 days a year. At the same time, ICE had two sister companies. Given the complexity ICE selected Acumatica Cloud Based Project Accounting Suite to manage all three companies. They expect to grow organically and through more acquisitions.
What was on Charlie’s winning strategy? For starters get rid of QuickBooks. Second meet all compliance and regulatory requirements. Third run all 3 companies with similar platform. Fourth have bandwidth for future growth. And finally have flexibility in licensing of software and deployment options.
Why did Charlie select Acumatica over competitive options?
QuickBooks Enterprise Contractor edition, failed to meet the trio’s multi-entity accounting requirements. Acumatica offered the following benefits over Intacct and NetSuite:
- More complete out-of the-box feature set for multi-entity businesses
- Lower total cost of ownership with a large number of users. Liked unlimited user pricing
- Option to deploy software on premise and/or in the cloud
- Easy roll out with flexible access