Activity HD Software


 

nQativ’s Activity HD is an accounting and payroll solution suitable for small to mid-size companies. It offers tools to sort, filter and present data, plus security features to satisfy data confidentiality requirements. Activity HD be hosted on a company’s server or on nQativ’s, and is suitable for a range of industries including software and technology, transportation, oil and gas and healthcare.

Activity HD includes core accounting, billing and invoicing, budgeting and forecasting, financial reporting, payroll management and more. These packages are tightly, sharing data and cross-package reporting. Changes to the database are immediately available to all users without a screen refresh.

Among Activity’s key features are configurable data views, customizable financial reporting and a flexible payroll calculation engine.

 

Activity HD - Customer profile
 
  • Activity HD - Customer profile
    Customer profile
  • Activity HD - Dashboard
    Dashboard
  • Activity HD - Date driven
    Date driven
  • Activity HD - HD pane detail
    HD pane detail
  • Activity HD - Trial balance by location
    Trial balance by location
  • Activity HD - Vendor profile
    Vendor profile
Supported Operating System(s):
Windows 7, Mac OS, Web browser (OS agnostic), Windows 8

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Barbara from Ear Nose & Throat Associates
Specialty: Healthcare / Social Services
Number of employees: 51-200 employees Employees number: 51-200 employees

March 2017

March 2017

Team at nQative

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We have been live on Activity for exactly 2 months. Aside from the normal "frustration" involved in any major software switch, it has been a good transition. The team that has guided us through this process has been amazing. They are pleasant, helpful, calming, knowledgeable and professional that know and love the product they represent. We have a completed system with multiple cost centers within multiple departments and Activity, from the first months close, gave me everything I needed with the push of a button. If it was not built into the basic program, the transition team built it for me. I am very happy with my decision.

Pros

Flexibility. This software gives me everything I need. We import time from our time clock. Payrolls used to take over two hours, now they take about 10minutes. I love the reports I am able to pull down. I was concerned about being on the cloud - new experience for me, and thought it that it might not respond quickly or be secure but it is. I love the flexibility of being able to log in from remote locations with ease.

Cons

I think the terminology the software uses was the biggest confusion. If you have occasion need to do more than one payroll in a day, you have to go through a few hoops to get there. There are more steps to every process than I am used to, but, I have the flexibility to correct a coding error or void a transaction without making a journal entry which is wonderful.

 
 
 
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Amanda from MBF Inspection Services

February 2017

February 2017

Great User Friendly Software

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I use this software every day for a multitude of different job responsibilities. It is very user-friendly and has many features that help you if you're not sure where to go next. There are built-in functions that make sure you don't try to skip steps in the process and do certain tasks prematurely. The different reports you are able to generate are very helpful. The customer support is also amazing. Everyone is willing to work with you on any issues or explain anything to you whenever needed.

Source: Capterra
 

Kim from MKAA

February 2017

February 2017

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The product has many features, much more so than I use. It is not a user friendly product in my opinion, but all of the pieces are similar, so once you are used to it, it makes sense. Also, the support staff is incredible! They can teach you whatever y9ou need to know.

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Brenda from NV Restaurant Management, LLC
Number of employees: 1,001-5,000 employees Employees number: 1,001-5,000 employees

January 2017

January 2017

Love Activity

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I have used Activity for over 20 years and they are a great company to work with. We tried to switch companies about 15 years ago and immediately switched back to Activity.

Pros

Easy to use, great customer service

Cons

Nothing

Advice to Others

No

Source: Capterra
 

Matt from Stanislaus County Fair
Number of employees: 11-50 employees Employees number: 11-50 employees

January 2017

January 2017

Stanco Fair Learning the System

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It has been good to learn and use. Some of the features take some time to learn and how to create reports is not always the most intuitive. But with the great support at Activity, they help make it easy.

Pros

Great support and has the functions to do everything I will want to do. The company is also very willing to listen and look at expanding with 3rd party companies for integration to make my life easy.

Cons

Some of the reports and seem to take a while to build - you almost need a coder's background to make them. And it seems like there are too many options or buttons to click when trying to put together the information. Which is great, but can be a burden at other times.

Advice to Others

Get the support and learn from the pro's. They will help make your life much better in a short amount of time.

Source: Capterra
 

Danielle from Johnson family dental

January 2017

January 2017

Love it, great customer support.

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Great for multi company business. Excellent customer support. Easy to use. Software is updated frequently.

Pros

Easy to update GL account.

Cons

Wish the input cells worked more like excel where you can use the up and down arrows.

Advice to Others

See above.

Source: Capterra
 

Brian from Opera Philadelphia
Number of employees: 201-500 employees Employees number: 201-500 employees

January 2017

January 2017

Extremely Flexible

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Activity offers an extremely flexible and robust system. Their Payroll module in particular can handle any situation you throw at it. They have multiple reporting functionality, including in app views, pdf reports, data stream export to vba application (Excel, Word, etc.), and most recently OData streams powering their REST API. Their security is robust and flexible. They use VBA macros to power in app automation (called Bots) and Excel based data imports. Their customer service is fast, knowledgeable, and friendly. I couldn't be happier with an accounting system.

Source: Capterra
 

Diane from Sunterra Group of Companies
Number of employees: 501-1,000 employees Employees number: 501-1,000 employees

January 2017

January 2017

The Customer Services is amazing!

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Customer Service is what this company is about. Not only is the software incredible, but their customer service that backs it up is what counts for me. The response time to any email query is almost instant - and not a robot reply. Sometimes I feel like I'm their only customer! I bet they say the same thing! :)

I should clarify - the reason I contact customer support is for expanding my knowledge of the software. Not because it isn't working properly. Yes, there is a learning curve with this software - there are lots of details to learn but I think that's because its so powerful. There are sometimes quirks but the 'patches' come quicker than the user spots them.

My bank reconciliations are the easiest I've ever experienced, AP and AR reports are extremely detailed and very customizable. We recently started using the Asset module. We used to have a very cumbersome and very large excel spreadsheet - no more spreadsheet!

Updates and improvements are always happening and they listen to their customers needs and wishes.


Source: Capterra
 

Amanda from MBF Inspection Services
Number of employees: 201-500 employees Employees number: 201-500 employees

January 2017

January 2017

Great! Would recommend

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We switched to Activity from Quickbooks!!" It is so functional and can do almost anything we need it to.

Pros

It can do almost anything we need it to.

Cons

Gets confusing sometimes with all the "behind the scenes" stuff.

Source: Capterra
 

Rizzalie from TARA GRINNA SWIMWEAR

January 2017

January 2017

Customer Support is outstanding

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Customer support is outstanding, however, there are a lot of features that is not possible in the system especially integration. There is other software who does better which is cheaper.

Source: Capterra
 

Sean from Assist, Inc

January 2017

January 2017

Great custom system

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Great system to cover our complex accounting. Customer service is always quick to help with any issues that we have.

Pros

Accuracy

Cons

Complex

Source: Capterra
 

Connie from Paradise Rebar Inc.
Number of employees: 11-50 employees Employees number: 11-50 employees

January 2017

January 2017

Exceptional customer service

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The software is very user-friendly and the customer service is always great.
Reports are very easy to customize to fit your specific needs. Overall great software.

Pros

Very user-friendly
Great customer service

Cons

Addition of job costing module would make the the perfect software package.

Source: Capterra
 

Andie from San Bernardino County Fair
Number of employees: 11-50 employees Employees number: 11-50 employees

December 2016

December 2016

Customer Service is outstanding!

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Activity HD has been a great asset to our organization. The features are helpful and allow greater time management for our payroll department. The greatest part of Activity is the customer service.

Pros

The different modules available for human resources and payroll. There are help tabs that bring up step by step instructions.

Cons

It can be a bit hard to "drill down" to find something.

Advice to Others

If you have any questions check the help tabs. These have really made my life easier.

Source: Capterra
 

Erin from Central WA Fair Association

December 2016

December 2016

Activity HD December 12, 2016

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Steve Sikes is great to work with! I am also looking forward to your next training program! We still have a lot to learn! Time available makes it difficult to learn everything we should. Thank you for you assistance.

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Bobby from MBF Inspection Services, Inc.
Number of employees: 201-500 employees Employees number: 201-500 employees

December 2016

December 2016

ActivityHD 12-12-2016 Review

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MBF has been a user since July 2012. The software has allowed MBF to become more efficient and productive. The software is very powerful, and the customer support MBF has received has been exceptional.

Pros

The data that it allows MBF to capture and report on.

Cons

Its complexity - which I believe is due, in part, to our company's complexity and uniqueness

Advice to Others

No

Source: Capterra
 

Daniel from Silver State Bell
Number of employees: 1,001-5,000 employees Employees number: 1,001-5,000 employees

December 2016

December 2016

Great to work with

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Easy to use and whenever I have a question, I get an immediate response - answering my question in 90% of the cases on the first reply.

Pros

Very easy to use, once it is set up. Easy to import and export massive amounts of data, whether it be employee based data or invoice/payment based data.

Cons

There are no basic templates to start up with. If you are starting from scratch, you must build everything from scratch. Chart of Accounts, Pay Codes, Financial Statements. Perhaps some predefined templates to choose from - at least to get started - for those that want to be more involved in the setup. nQativ does a great job setting it all up for you - but once again - you must know what you need and want.

Advice to Others

The ability to look at totals on the fly without having to run reports is a time saver.

Source: Capterra
 

Jeremiah from Opera Philadelphia
Number of employees: 201-500 employees Employees number: 201-500 employees

December 2016

December 2016

Everything you need in an Accounting System

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I have been using Activity for about 3 years. It is by far my favorite accounting system. The payroll module is by far the best and most comprehensive in-house payroll system I have ever seen. We run 5 unions through it as well as a variety of different pay scenarios. There is also a built-in PO system that works for the entire organization. Everyone in my organization is trained on how to use and report out of Activity. The biggest drawback is its flexibility. I highly recommend this program, especially for Performing Arts companies.

Pros

Customer Service, Reporting, and customization.

Cons

It is very flexible and you need to know what you are doing when you set it up.

Advice to Others

nQativ is a dream to work with and I highly recommend you ask for a preview before deciding on any accounting software.

Source: Capterra
 

Rudy from City of Burnaby

December 2016

December 2016

Great product, fantastic support

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We brought this product in as a temporary replacement for an out-of-support legacy system. Within six weeks we had the legacy data converted and were up and running. The application was so intuitive and easy to work with that the learning curve was practically non-existent. Since go-live five years ago, it has gained business popularity and expanded areas of use. Future expansions are also being discussed.

Source: Capterra
 

William from SIMCO

April 2010

April 2010

I love it

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Great software. I've been using Activity since version one (1) and highly recommend the product.

Pros

Easy to use; extremely capable & flexible; great support;
Meets needs of most business environments. Best product for the investment in software.

Each update/version offers more capability, features and ease of use.
This is the only software I have used where the upgrades are totally painless. All upgrade conversions are handled with virtually no manual work required. Compared to Great Plains and Solomon, which I have used, Activty is heavenly.

Cons

Some of the documentation a little vague as to where to fix warning and/or eror messages.

Source: Capterra
 

Diane from OC Fair & Event Center

April 2010

April 2010

Highly Recommend This Company

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Very easy to use.

Pros

Adding items for a PO is a very quick process.

Cons

I have none.

Source: Capterra
 

Beth from OC Fair & Event Center

April 2010

April 2010

I highly recommend this company and their products

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NQativ gives great customer service and support and their products are wonderful. They will save you time and money immediately.

Pros

You couldn't find a more helpful or knowledgeable staff.

Easy to implement and will be customized to your company.

Can sort and filter and report data any way you want.

Cons

Multiple steps to process transactions, but that does give you flexibility.

Source: Capterra
 
 
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