MartusTools

Budgeting & accounting for churches

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MartusTools Overview

What is MartusTools?

MartusTools is a cloud-based budgeting and accounting solution designed to help churches streamline their budgeting and accounting processes with online dashboards, scorecards, statistics, and financial reports like departmental account views, dimensional view summaries, and forecast views. MartusTools enables users to manage their accounting data effectively by integrating with most popular accounting systems, including QuickBooks, Shelby, ACS, Financial Edge, and more.

MartusTools is comprised of two tools; Martus Planner and MartusDashboard. MartusPlanner provides users with quick and central access to budgeting tools which help monitor budgeting progress minute by minute or identify any budget problems or inconsistencies. Users can manage and record budget requests using monthly line-item notes. The MartusDashboard allows users to view comparison reports and graphs on budgets and actuals. Users can drill down into reports to gain greater insight into their budgets and accounts, as well as identify trends using the MartusTools statistical tracking system. MartusTools creates budget worksheets automatically and allows users to check a budget's approval status from the planner worksheet. The planner summary gives users an instant snapshot into their budget. Dashboards support monthly expense comparisons, income vs expense comparisons and top ten expense accounts.

MartusTools Overview

Pricing

Starting from
US$3 200,00/year

Pricing options

Free Trial
Subscription
Value for money

Annual subscription fees include a base price plus a per named user fee and includes eMail and telephone support.

Churches - $3,200 plus $40/user annually
Not-For-Profits - $3,600 plus $48/user annually
For-Profits - $4,500 plus $60/user annually


MartusTools Features

Devices
Business size
S M L
Markets
United States
Supported Languages
English

Media

Budget worksheets are created automatically by MartusPlanner and include current year activity and budgets as a reference to create a new budget
Compare monthly expenses with prior year and budget
View the top ten expense accounts for the entire organization or for individual dimensions
View budget to actual comparison by dimensions such as locations, departments, funds, etc.
Build scorecards to identify statistical trends with graphs targeted for specified users
View financial results versus the current month, YTD and annual budgets
MartusTools screenshot: Budget worksheets are created automatically by MartusPlanner and include current year activity and budgets as a reference to create a new budget MartusTools screenshot: Compare monthly expenses with prior year and budget MartusTools screenshot: View the top ten expense accounts for the entire organization or for individual dimensions MartusTools screenshot: View budget to actual comparison by dimensions such as locations, departments, funds, etc. MartusTools screenshot: Build scorecards to identify statistical trends with graphs targeted for specified users MartusTools screenshot: View financial results versus the current month, YTD and annual budgets

MartusTools Reviews

MartusTools Reviews

Overall rating
4,6
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5
Excellent
23

Very good
10

Average
1

Poor
0

Terrible
0

Value for Money
4,7
Features
4,5
Ease of Use
4,5
Customer Support
4,9
97% recommended this app
Jose constantino A.

Martus Solutions is a great tool for budgeting


Verified Reviewer

My Best Accounting Technology Decision


Jasmine L.

Just getting started with the software


Adam H.

Martus has helped us communicate financials much more quickly and efficiently


Louis M.

Martus provides third party integration for budget management that our accounting software...

Our accounting software, Intacct, does not offer budget managements for easy budget modifications, audit trail reports, or other budget related activity. Martus provides this functionality with ease and has been very supportive to meet our unique demands as a tribal government entity.


Jose constantino A.
Industry: Religious Institutions
Company size: 51-200 Employees

Martus Solutions is a great tool for budgeting

Used Daily for 1+ year
Reviewed on 2018/03/20
Review Source: Capterra

Pros

User friendly for most non-financial users. You can narrow your search by locations, departments, activities, funds and for Non-Profits is a very useful tool for anyone in the organization. The owner, Bill Cox is a very helpful person and is always looking for ways to improve the software. For non-financial users, the dashboards are very helpful.

Cons

There is no really anything that I don't like about this software. I will be using it to roll out our 2019 budget and we expect it will be a win for all users. I understand that no software is perfect. No matter what it is, there is going to be at least one tool that isn't up to par or a missing functionality. But I think that Martus Tools have been making improvements to the software.

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Likelihood to recommend: 10.0/10

Verified Reviewer

My Best Accounting Technology Decision

Used Daily for 2+ years
Reviewed on 2018/03/20
Review Source: Capterra

Pros

Using MartusPlanner was straightforward for our leaders to learn and we completed our budget without any problems. Here are a few highlights of how Martus Planner has enhanced our budget process:

- This system allows our ministry leaders to input, update, review, and reference their budgets on demand from anywhere they can get internet access. Gone are the days of multiple spreadsheets with multiple formats and versions.

- Equip your ministry leaders with the ability to track and manage their budgets. One of our newly hired senior leaders told me I worked for a church with over 5,000 attendees across 6 sites and this program would have been a game changer for the way that church operated.

- Keep track of all budget versions throughout the budget cycle. Remember that awesome idea that was cut from the Dream budget. Now you can go back to that dream budget and bring that idea to life.

Cons

Based on feedback I have received from the ministry teams at my Church, the user interface could be simplified to help them navigate the program.

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Likelihood to recommend: 10.0/10

Jasmine L.

Just getting started with the software

Used Daily for 1-5 months
Reviewed on 2018/03/26
Review Source: Capterra

Pros

Budget to actual reports look nice

Cons

Doesn't show budgets over an extended period of time
Can't report on grants on a different fiscal year
Hard to add new users
Hard to add new budgets

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Adam H.

Martus has helped us communicate financials much more quickly and efficiently

Used Daily for 2+ years
Reviewed on 2018/03/23
Review Source: Capterra

Pros

Accessible through the web and integrates with our users current sign on credentials. It allows us to be fully paperless when communicating our financial reporting and during budgeting process.
It also allows us to quickly send out financials with a notification email that I trigger once entries are updated each month. It also seamlessly connects to our accounting software for continual updates on income and expenses without having to export and import manually.

Cons

Currently there isn't a mobile platform for accessing budget or financial reporting. You can view the webpage on your mobile device, but it isn't easy.

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Louis M.
Industry: Government Administration
Company size: 501-1 000 Employees

Martus provides third party integration for budget management that our accounting software lacks.

Used Daily for 1+ year
Reviewed on 2018/03/20
Review Source: Capterra

Our accounting software, Intacct, does not offer budget managements for easy budget modifications, audit trail reports, or other budget related activity. Martus provides this functionality with ease and has been very supportive to meet our unique demands as a tribal government entity.

Pros

The software is easy to use and provides a simple interface to submit modifications or new budgets for our grant programs.

Cons

There is a limited number of permissions you can setup. In that I cannot grant a user to be able to view budget mods that are pertinent to their program but were submitted by other users. Editing worksheets to develop a working budget for future periods is easy, however you cannot mass delete lines and you have to export and then import the budgets to make them active.

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Likelihood to recommend: 10.0/10

User recommendation
9,6/10
Based on 34 user ratings
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MartusTools Pricing

MartusTools Pricing

Starting from
US$3 200,00/year
Free Trial
Subscription
Value for money

Annual subscription fees include a base price plus a per named user fee and includes eMail and telephone support.

Churches - $3,200 plus $40/user annually
Not-For-Profits - $3,600 plus $48/user annually
For-Profits - $4,500 plus $60/user annually

Annual subscription fees include a base price plus a per named user fee and includes eMail and telephone support.

Churches - $3,200 plus $40/user annually
Not-For-Profits - $3,600 plus $48/user annually
For-Profits - $4,500 plus $60/user annually

Value for Money
4,7/5
Based on 34 user ratings
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MartusTools Features

MartusTools Features

API
Accounting Integration
Accounting Management
Activity Dashboard
Audit Trail
Automatic Notifications
Billing & Invoicing
Compliance Management
Customizable Reporting
Data Import/Export
Electronic Payments
Expense Tracking
Financial Analysis
Invoice Management
Invoice Processing
Multi-Currency
Real Time Data
Reporting & Statistics
Third Party Integration
Workflow Management
Features
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Additional information for MartusTools

Additional information for MartusTools

Key features of MartusTools

  • Analytical reporting
  • Attendance tracking
  • Forecasting
  • Fund accounting

Benefits

  • Create budget worksheets automatically with the MartusPlanner tool and use widgets to add monthly notes to explain item numbers easily.

  • Manage accounting data effectively by integrating with popular accounting systems like QuickBooks, Shelby, ACS, Financial Edge, and more.

  • Use MartusTools’ statistical tracking system to view weekly or monthly statistical data, and build statistical scorecards to identify trends.

  • Budget analysis tools help users quickly identify problems or inconsistencies with their budget.

  • Dashboards give users quick insight into monthly expense comparisons, as well as invoice vs expense comparisons and the top ten expense accounts.

  • MartusTools FAQs

    MartusTools FAQs

    Below are some frequently asked questions for MartusTools.

    Q. What type of pricing plans does MartusTools offer?

    MartusTools offers the following pricing plans:

    Starting from: US$3 200,00/year

    Pricing model: Subscription

    Free Trial: Available

    Annual subscription fees include a base price plus a per named user fee and includes eMail and telephone support. Churches - $3,200 plus $40/user annually Not-For-Profits - $3,600 plus $48/user annually For-Profits - $4,500 plus $60/user annually

    Q. What are the main features of MartusTools?

    MartusTools offers the following features:

    • Analytical reporting
    • Attendance tracking
    • Forecasting
    • Fund accounting

    Q. Who are the typical users of MartusTools?

    MartusTools has the following typical customers:

    Small Business, Non Profit, Mid Size Business

    Q. What languages does MartusTools support?

    MartusTools supports the following languages:

    English

    Q. What type of pricing plans does MartusTools offer?

    MartusTools has the following pricing plans:

    Subscription

    Q. Does MartusTools support mobile devices?

    We do not have any information about what devices MartusTools supports

    Q. What other apps does MartusTools integrate with?

    MartusTools integrates with the following applications:

    QuickBooks Online, QuickBooks Online Advanced

    Q. What level of support does MartusTools offer?

    MartusTools offers the following support options:

    Phone Support, Online Support