Airbase

Who Uses Airbase?

Finance and accounting teams that want to get proactive about spend management.

What Is Airbase?

Airbase is the first all-in-one spend management platform that provides companies control and visibility into every dollar spent. We eliminate the tedious work involved in managing spend and enable finance managers to be strategic partners to the business. We support every payment method (physical cards, virtual cards, ACH, check), and integration with their accounting system which allows us to automate away the bulk of spend-related accounting.

Airbase Details

Airbase

https://www.airbase.io/

Founded 2017

Airbase Pricing Overview

Airbase has a free version and does not offer a free trial.

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Free Version

Yes

Free Trial

No

Deployment

Cloud, SaaS, Web

Mobile - iOS Native

Mobile - Android Native

Training

In Person

Live Online

Webinars

Documentation

Support

Online

Airbase Features

  • 1099 Preparation
  • Aging Tracking
  • Approval Process Control
  • Cash Management
  • Check Writing
  • Data Extraction
  • Duplicate Payment Alert
  • Electronic Funds Transfer
  • Fraud Detection
  • Invoice Processing
  • PO Reconciliation
  • Recurring Payments
  • Vendor Management

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  • Dunning Management
  • Hourly Billing
  • Mobile Payments
  • Multi-Currency
  • Online Invoicing
  • Online Payments
  • Payment Processing
  • Project Billing
  • Recurring/Subscription Billing
  • Tax Calculator

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  • Accounts Payable
  • Accounts Receivable
  • Bank Reconciliation
  • Billing & Invoicing
  • Bookkeeping Services Integration
  • Cash Management
  • Collections
  • Expense Tracking
  • Fixed Asset Management
  • General Ledger
  • Payroll Management
  • Revenue Recognition
  • Spend Management
  • Tax Management

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  • Multi-Currency
  • Receipt Management
  • Reimbursement Management
  • Spend Control
  • Time & Expense Tracking
  • Workflow Management

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  • "What If" Scenarios
  • Access Controls/Permissions
  • Audit Trail
  • Balance Sheet
  • Budgeting/Forecasting
  • Cash Management
  • Consolidation/Roll-Up
  • Data Import/Export
  • General Ledger
  • Multi-Company
  • Profit/Loss Statement

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  • Catalogue Management
  • Contract Management
  • Fixed Asset Management
  • Inventory Management
  • Invoice Processing
  • Purchase Order Management
  • Receiving/Putaway Management
  • Requisition Management
  • Sourcing Management
  • Spend Management
  • Supplier Management

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  • Spend Control
  • Supplier Management

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  • Project Tracking
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  • Time Tracking
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Airbase Reviews for UK Users

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Overall rating

5/5

Average score

Ease of Use 5
Customer Service 5
Features 4.9
Value for Money 5

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Dmitri L.
Financial Controller
Marketing & Advertising, 51-200 Employees
Used the Software for: 1-5 months
  • Overall Rating
    5 /5
  • Ease of Use
    5 /5
  • Features & Functionality
    5 /5
  • Customer Support
    5 /5
  • Value for Money
    5 /5
  • Likelihood to Recommend
    10/10
  • Reviewer Source 
  • Reviewed on 23/06/2020

"Best AP solution for SMB to MidSize businesses"

Comments: From start to end we had an amazing experience with the sales process, implementation and daily operations. Highly recommend!

Pros: The best thing about Airbase are not the constant flow of features, the insanely fast support team or even the ease of deployment. The best thing is the architecture for approval flows and how the product team pays very close attention to customer needs. The approval flows are setup in such ways as to allow each team to be fully automated in their approval flows and forbids circumvention of controls, thus allowing us a very high level of confidence that each person is accountable for their purchases.

Cons: I highly recommend Airbase, however, this is a new product and I also recommend spending a lot of time analyzing each nuance of your AP process needs before moving forward as not all features are immediately available. At the time of writing this review, international payments are not yet ready but Airbase has communicated their roadmap and we know exactly when this will be rolled out. The minor drawbacks have not impacted our improvements in performance, quality, and stability of accounting controls or slowed us down at all.

  • Reviewer Source 
  • Reviewed on 23/06/2020
Kenny M.
Head of Finance & Operations
Computer Software, 51-200 Employees
Used the Software for: 1+ year
  • Overall Rating
    5 /5
  • Ease of Use
    5 /5
  • Features & Functionality
    5 /5
  • Customer Support
    5 /5
  • Value for Money
    5 /5
  • Likelihood to Recommend
    10/10
  • Reviewer Source 
  • Reviewed on 03/05/2019

"Airbase makes managing spend a breeze"

Comments: * It's been a life-saver on the finance side. I've been able to automate all of our spend and everything from recurring software to one-off employee requests get routed through Airbase. Really easy to administer and employees needed no training.

Pros: * Helped me streamline the entire spend process at Coda.io - I route most expenses through the platform - everything from software to travel to one-off expenditures.
* Incredibly easy to use - I have never trained an employee on how to use Airbase. They log in, and it's clear what they should do.
* It creates tremendous peace of mind on spend - I don't worry about vendors charging us more than they should, people buying software they don't need, and card numbers getting stolen.
* Visibility - It's easy to know what has already been purchased, who purchased it, and how much are we spending.
* Keeps getting better - Airbase started with just digital credit cards but the tool is quickly replacing all types of spend management software internally.

Cons: * Mobile app still catching up to web app, but moving quickly.
* Manually moving over old spend into Airbase by switching credit cards with vendors was tedious, but a worthwhile one-time investment, and Airbase did a lot to make it as painless as possible (found all the vendors for us that we needed to update)

  • Reviewer Source 
  • Reviewed on 03/05/2019
Sabrina H.
Finance & Operations Manager
Computer Software, 11-50 Employees
Used the Software for: 6-12 months
  • Overall Rating
    5 /5
  • Ease of Use
    5 /5
  • Features & Functionality
    5 /5
  • Customer Support
    5 /5
  • Value for Money
    5 /5
  • Likelihood to Recommend
    10/10
  • Reviewer Source 
  • Reviewed on 16/09/2020

"It's very good"

Comments: While the system is good I actually appreciate the customer support the people are Airbase are very personable and friendly.

Pros: The software is easy to use and navigate, it also helps that the design of the site is pleasing to the eye and doesn't cause confusion or looks to crammed full of features, its formatted in just the right way.

Cons: The only issue if that, is that I keep forgetting to go in and make payments in the bill payment section once its been authorized I also keep forgetting though its simple enough what tab i need to go into in order to release the payments - would be nice if they payment was auto processed once authorized unless a specific date was noted for payments to go out.

  • Reviewer Source 
  • Reviewed on 16/09/2020
Chuck W.
CEO
Insurance, 11-50 Employees
Used the Software for: 6-12 months
  • Overall Rating
    5 /5
  • Ease of Use
    5 /5
  • Features & Functionality
    5 /5
  • Customer Support
    5 /5
  • Value for Money
    5 /5
  • Likelihood to Recommend
    9/10
  • Reviewer Source 
  • Reviewed on 09/05/2019

"Airbase -- Great Spend Management Software -- HDVI Uses It Every Day."

Comments: See above --

Pros: Airbase directly addresses some of the hardest financial management issues facing all companies today -- and HDVI is no exception. With a robust set of features, Airbase manages our spending across all types of purchases -- subscription based, one-time, etc. -- and across all types of payments (ACH, Checks, Credit Cards, etc.) It takes multiple cumbersome processes and consolidates them into streamlined, highly automated workflows -- reducing our work, and increasing our visibility into and control of company spending across the board.

Cons: Initially, Airbase had limited functionality in a few areas. However, it's quickly filled those holes in -- so at this point, it's more than overcome those initial limitations.

  • Reviewer Source 
  • Reviewed on 09/05/2019
Julian G.
Program Manager, Culture & Social Impact
Computer Software, 501-1,000 Employees
Used the Software for: 6-12 months
  • Overall Rating
    5 /5
  • Ease of Use
    5 /5
  • Features & Functionality
    5 /5
  • Customer Support
    5 /5
  • Value for Money
    Unrated
  • Likelihood to Recommend
    10/10
  • Reviewer Source 
  • Reviewed on 08/09/2020

"Really great solution for purchasing!"

Pros: This is the first time I have used a spend management platform like this and it is 100% a game changer. I enjoy how easy it is to set employees up to create virtual credit cards and efficiently take care of expenses with external vendors. Permissions that are set up for each person streamlines the approval process and lets them get their work done quicker. It also easily tracks all of your expenses so that you can reference them at any point. Really grateful that my company uses Airbase!

Cons: No areas of improvement that I can think of at this time.

  • Reviewer Source 
  • Reviewed on 08/09/2020