Navigating the Sage Intacct Marketplace

Like other Sage ERP products, Sage Intacct is a robust accounting software that can drastically reduce paper-based systems and make AP workflows easier. But simply digitizing manual processes isn’t enough to completely eliminate inconsistent reporting, slow processing, and messy data entry.

That’s probably why over 75% of Sage Intacct customers use integrations to streamline their business processes.

From automating expense reports to improving cash flow visibility, Sage Intacct integrations are crucial for a truly effective reporting process. And the best place to review suitable and secure integrations is the Sage Intacct Marketplace. 

What is the Sage Intacct Marketplace?

The Sage Intacct Marketplace is an online cloud platform that makes it easy for customers to search for ERP integrations from verified marketplace partner solutions. Through the marketplace, Intacct customers can tailor and refine their accounting software and optimize ERP operations that benefit the entire finance team.

How do applications get listed on the marketplace?

The journey to becoming a Sage Intacct Marketplace Partner is a long one.

When you consider that Sage Intacct, as well as other Sage products, is accounting software and that Sage Intacct users work with sensitive data regularly, the standards are high. When an independent vendor applies to be a Marketplace partner, they must complete a two-page long checklist to ensure that their software complies with Sage standards.

These ERP integration requirements deal with a wide range of topics, including usability, security, and functionality. The integration is only listed in the marketplace if approved by the Sage team.

What kind of ERP integrations are there?

Since every business is different, there are a number of highly-customizable integrations for Sage Intacct. Some of the areas you can improve with marketplace partners are:

  • Accounting
  • Cash flow tracking
  • Data integration
  • Document management
  • E-commerce
  • Invoices and expenses
  • Jobs and projects
  • Payroll and HR
  • Point of sale (POS)
  • Reporting and forecasting
  • Tax and compliance

There are even additional niche categories that users can leverage for a better experience. Furthermore, Sage Intacct customers can filter integrations by the industry as well.

Generally, these integrations aim to help improve visibility, automate manual processes, and provide opportunities for a customized financial management system.

What ERP integrations do you absolutely need for Sage?

What specific ERP integration you require depends on how your team is using Sage. However, many financial management teams choose to start with automation. AR and AP automation, including expense reporting automation. This significantly reduces time spent on tedious manual processes. In fact, a best-in-class AP automation can reduce time spent on invoice processing alone by 70%.

Mapping out what business processes you can automate within your ERP is the first step to supporting your finance team and finding the time to refine your overall spending strategy.

Do I have to pay extra for an ERP integration from Sage?

In short: Yes. Since this is a partner marketplace, each Sage Intacct integration will have its own fee structure.

Transform expense reporting with Gorilla Expense

When you consider that 19% of all expense reports contain errors and that it can take up to 20 minutes to file a reimbursement claim (nearly 40 if there are errors), it's easy to imagine how much time is lost to manual processes. And errors are bound to happen when most employees haven't read the company expense policy. At the same time, each expense report costs money - in 2015, the total was around $35, but it is likely higher today.

Gorilla Expense integrations aim to change that reality for finance teams.

As a Sage Intacct Marketplace partner, Gorilla Expense provides an expense reporting software and timesheets solution that converts cumbersome accounting tasks into automated workflows. Users can tap into the web or phone integration to approve reports, upload receipts, or add hours to their timesheet.

Some key features include:

  • Automated credit card reconciliation
  • Receipt data capture
  • Accurate mileage tracking
  • Enhanced travel and expense reporting
  • Multi-level approval
  • VAT/GST calculations
  • Multiple currency support
  • Flagging of duplicate expenses
  • Generate reports automatically

The best part? Gorilla Expense works for multiple versions of Sage, including Sage Intacct Sage 100, Sage 300, Sage 300 CRE, and Sage X3.

Ready to see if Gorilla Expense is the right fit for your finance team? Book a demo with us today and see the software in action. To learn more, visit our expense reporting best practices blog

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