Good morning, while I haven't used the Payroll feature, I have setup, launched, and transitioned Realm accounting. Our church started a Satellite community about 6 years ago and we launched them as an independent church January 1!! To help them transition, we created a separate Realm account for the Satellite. Over the last 2 years, we have set up the Realm database, added a separate Vanco account for online giving, created registration events, and launched Realm accounting.
The main church uses ACS Financials and won't transition to Accounting in the near future. The largest reason is the difference in the reporting. The Satellite is small and growing so Accounting is the perfect fit. We are a large, established church with a team looking at more complex reports.
So, would I recommend Accounting? Absolutely!! Will it meet your needs? Possibly. It's a great product and when enhancements to reporting are available, I will be looking to transition the larger church to it.