M3 (Accounting)

Ranked 1 (out of 31) in Finance & Accounting Software

Finance & Accounting Software

Accounting software and service to power hospitality company performance

Ratings Snapshot

Certificate of Excellence
Read 153 reviews
85%
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Ranked #1 out of 31 in Finance & Accounting Software

Ease of Use
4.2/5
ROI
4.2/5
Implementation
4.2/5
Customer Support
4.4/5
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M3 (Accounting) Overview

M3 (Accounting) Overview

The best back-office hosted software solution provider for the Hospitality Industry. We provide accounting, business intelligence, and payroll solutions across all brands and independent hotels in the U.S. and Canada. Our enterprise level solution allows franchisees access to their financial and operating information in real-time with user friendly reports. Our clients are able to reduce overhead ...

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Founded in 1998 | Headquarters in Lawrenceville United States | 554 employees

The best back-office hosted software solution provider for the Hospitality Industry. We provide accounting, business intelligence, and payroll solutions across ...

Product Modules
Tax & Reporting
INCLUDED
Report Writer customizes financial reports and how you want to see your data. Easily Set Tax by inputting predetermined tax rates for vendor invoices for use, sales, VAT, GST/PST/HST, and vendor withholding. Automatic 1099 & 1096 forms print data on US 1099/1096 IRS tax forms. Customizable Import / Export transfers data for JE’s, checks, invoices, vendors, budgets, historical data, and much more.
Planning & Management
INCLUDED
Quickly Setup Budgets with key metrics and a feature to lock metrics, ensuring they stay consistent across properties. Accurately Forecast and create multiple forecasts with key metrics for comparison across periods. Track Construction Project costs, set up as many as 3 budgets, associate JE’s, and vendor invoices to each project. Increase User Security with customized user access groups and roles for specific modules, functions, and properties.
Data Processing
INCLUDED
Customize Daily Report with automatic PMS Importing and Daily Report rollover. Robust, Multi-Company, Accounts Payable module with partial payment schedules. Prepay Invoices in our Accounts Payable module limiting user error. MultiCurrency Exchange Rates and recurring invoices. Intelligent Document Imaging allows image and document attachments to vendor invoices and journal entries. Customizable General Ledger and chart of accounts.
Finance
INCLUDED
Customized Financial reports how you want to see them. Automate Check Writing, check layouts, vendor payments (multiple properties), ACH, checks, ePay, and virtual credit cards. Cash Management across properties with cleared transactions and import reconciliation.

Other Products by M3

Integrates with

  • Property Management Systems
  • Hotel Management Software
  • Scheduling & Labor Management
Browse integrations (19 verified)

What customers love about M3 (Accounting)

Like 85% recommend

CFO/ VP of Accounting

We manage 63 properties with close to 2,400 associates. Accounting Core and Time Management make payroll, payables, and general ledger functions easy. We are able to write and customize our own financial reports tail...

Area Vice President of Operations

The program is suitable for all levels of experience. The ease with which one can navigate and execute makes M3 a great solution for all levels of hoteliers.

Owner

Great accounting software.

Director of Operations

I've always received prompt service which is important to me. I like that the system is created for the hotel industry making it easy on our accounting team. I think the system is all-around user friendly.

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Expert Q&A and Partner Recommendations

Question:

What does this product or service do well?

Answer:

M3 offers a complete hospitality-specific accounting software and service solution that equips lodging operators with a clear view of financial and operating performance to make informed, data-based decisions faster.

by Sarah Duguay (WebRezPro Property Management System) on December 01, 2020

Question:

What differentiates this product or service from the competition?

Answer:

M3's accounting software is created specifically for the hotel industry, easy to navigate and use, and is consistently being updated. Our mutual clients appreciate the flexible and customizable reporting, and time-saving data automation afforded by direct integration with their PMS. We've also heard...

by Sarah Duguay (WebRezPro Property Management System) on December 01, 2020

Question:

Based on your experience with this product or service, if you could give one piece of advice to a hotelier considering this product or service, what would it be?

Answer:

Based on our experience with M3 as integration partners, we can vouch for the engaged and experienced team behind their company and product. M3 offers a complete hotel accounting solution that is easy to use, saving a great deal of time and providing hoteliers with a clear view of their business. We...

by Sarah Duguay (WebRezPro Property Management System) on December 01, 2020

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Features

Accounting

4/5 features

Forecasting & Budgeting

4/5 features

Reporting

4/5 features

Compliance & Tax

4/5 features

Data Management & Integration

4/5 features

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Clients & references

References & testimonials

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Because M3 is hotel specific, there's a lot of efficiency we gain.
Barry Wabler EVP & CFO at the Davidson Hotels & Resorts
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M3 really makes sense if you want to grow. Going back to an off-the-shelf accounting platform now would be like going back to the Stone Age.
Ron Asarawala VP Finance & Asset Management at the Baywood Hotels

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Active Markets

MARKETS SERVED
  • South America
  • Europe
  • Asia Pacific
  • Middle East
  • Africa
  • Antarctica
  • Oceania
  • North America
VERIFIED MARKETS
  • United States of America
  • Canada
  • Cayman Islands
  • Bahamas

153 Verified M3 Reviews

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June 18, 2022

M3 (Accounting) Review: Accounting Core

VP of Operations from Branded Hotels in Fargo (United States of America)

Recommend 9/10
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What do you like most?

We enjoy the functionality of Accounting Core: ability to pay invoices, build budgets, run P&L statements. The system has been reliable and service has been responsive.

What do you dislike or think could be improved?

It would be nice to pull payments and total dollars spent by vendor. Also, making it easier to load invoices.

Customer Support
4
Ease of Use
4
Value for money
4
Implementation
4
arrow review On Jun 20, 2022 Haley W. from M3 replied:
 Thank you for your review! We are glad to hear that you enjoy the functionality of Accounting Core. ... 

June 17, 2022

M3 (Accounting) Review: Software company that caters to the hotel industry.

VP of Finance from Branded Hotels in Wayne (United States of America)

Recommend 10/10
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What do you like most?

-interfaces with PMS/POS through daily report feature-enterprise level posting abilities- import journal entries compatible with excel - invoice imaging(although there are performs e and device compatibil...

What do you dislike or think could be improved?

More Import and export functionality especially in cash management, expand image scanning device compatibility, fix Citrix comparability errors-More intuitive Financial Statement editing/balancing (includ...

Customer Support
5
Ease of Use
5
Value for money
5
Implementation
5
arrow review On Jun 20, 2022 Haley W. from M3 replied:
 Thank you for your review! We appreciate your feedback. If you ever have any enhancement ideas, subm... 

June 16, 2022

M3 (Accounting) Review: A great fit for all hotels

SVP Finance from Other in Ocean City (United States of America)

Recommend 10/10
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What do you like most?

Very tailored to the needs of the hospitality client. Constantly looking for new ways to make our processes more efficient.

What do you dislike or think could be improved?

Re-open the online help portal. Quicker releases to fix bugs in the system. Improve a/p reporting with more user friendly options and better formatted reports.

Customer Support
5
Ease of Use
5
Value for money
4
Implementation
n/a
arrow review On Jun 17, 2022 Haley W. from M3 replied:
 We greatly appreciate your review and feedback! M3 aims to constantly improve and refine our softwar... 

June 16, 2022

M3 (Accounting) Review: M3 is a great company to work with.

Corporate Controller from Branded Hotels in Wayne (United States of America)

Recommend 10/10
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What do you like most?

M3 truly cares about their customers and actually refer to them as partners. One thing they do which is rare is they have a policy that they do not raise their prices. Instead, their business model is to ...

What do you dislike or think could be improved?

The speed at which some services run, particularly during the very heavy usage times around the month end close, could be improved.

Customer Support
5
Ease of Use
5
Value for money
5
Implementation
5
arrow review On Jun 17, 2022 Haley W. from M3 replied:
 Thank you for your review! We have not raised prices since our inception in 1998 and do business on ... 

June 16, 2022

M3 (Accounting) Review: Great software with great customer service staff

Director of Finance from Resorts in Lincolnshire (United States of America)

Recommend 10/10
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What do you like most?

Very intuitive and self explanatory for the most part.Great customer service and timely as well. Love the partner conferences-very informative and enga

What do you dislike or think could be improved?

Speed of imaging/documents upload. Labor management software.Financial Designer monthly training.AP-easy access to see aging invoices for a vendor without having to run reports

Customer Support
4
Ease of Use
5
Value for money
4
Implementation
4
arrow review On Jun 17, 2022 Haley W. from M3 replied:
 Thank you for your review! We are happy to hear that you enjoyed our Partners' Meeting this year! We... 

June 15, 2022

M3 (Accounting) Review: The best hotel software package!

Managing Director from Branded Hotels in Mount Vernon (United States of America)

Recommend 10/10
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What do you like most?

M3 has a complete package for the hotelier that needs to know everything that’s going on with just a few keystrokes. Their financial budgeting and KPI software is second to none.

What do you dislike or think could be improved?

The ability to print budgets and forecasts from the module in their totality including expanded items or performance best benchmarks for each line item.

Customer Support
5
Ease of Use
5
Value for money
5
Implementation
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arrow review On Jun 17, 2022 Haley W. from M3 replied:
 Thank you for your great review! Your feedback allows us to improve our products for our customer ba... 

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