Going Paperless: 5 Ways to Automate Your Nonprofit’s Finance Department

Paperless automation delivers many important benefits to nonprofit finance teams, from real-time financial visibility to increased efficiency to more accurate forecasting and planning. Cloud financial management systems enable multiple users to view and collaborate on data from anywhere, at any time. Financial automation can transform nonprofits from reactive and slow-to-adapt organizations into proactive, future-ready, and … Continued

Benefits of Cloud Accounting Software for Congregations and Faith Ministries

As your congregation or faith ministry grows in size and complexity, you reach a point where manual, time-consuming processes drain your productivity. Flying blind, without real-time visibility into key metrics and outcomes is stifling growth. As a good steward, you need a system that leverages cloud accounting with the latest technology advancements. At a minimum, … Continued

Is Your Accounting Software Impeding Mission Fulfillment?

The fact is, it’s never easy to be a CFO. Whether extraordinary (such as changes necessitated by the pandemic) or routine (managing projects according to the requirements of the grant, responding to constituents or donors, or preparing for a board meeting) – today’s demands mean that your systems must be as agile as you are. … Continued

Nonprofit CFOs Agree – Cloud Financials Key in Running a Nonprofit Today

In the mission-driven nonprofit world, accounting and financial management can sometimes slip down the priority list.  It’s not always easy to allocate budget dollars to back-office infrastructure that doesn’t directly support the nonprofit agenda, and it’s even harder to find the time and expertise to make it all work.  Consider some of the obstacles: Capital … Continued

Texas Companies Make the Move to cloud-based Sage Intacct

In recent years, more and more companies have decided to transition from on-premises, server-based accounting software to cloud-based systems. The reasons for the move to the cloud include real-time updates, ease of access to information, increased efficiency, lower maintenance, and superior security. Growing companies such as ConnectGen, LIVESTRONG, Edwards Aquifer Authority, The Long Center, and … Continued

True Collaboration – Helping Our Partners

Business continuity is the primary concern for most companies right now, and that is no different for us. We understand the feelings you may have right now… worried, concerned, fearful, uncertain. Knowing this, Express Information Systems is taking a collaborative approach by personally reaching out to our clients/partners to discuss cash flow, payroll expenses, understand what … Continued

How We Helped 5 Non-Profit Organizations Achieve Their Goals

Millions of Non-Profit organizations worldwide are working hard every day to provide goods, services, and resources to benefit their communities. They need to focus on their mission than on technology. However, as these organizations grow, adding personnel, locations, funding sources, and initiatives, a reliable ERP system is essential. Our team at Express Information Systems is … Continued

Technology Trends of Finance Leaders at Nonprofit Membership Organizations

There is no doubt that technology has transformed the way we work, play, and live our lives over the last decade. Technology changes have affected every industry, and the nonprofit sector is no different. Today’s members of non-profit organizations are now seeking a technology-based membership experience which is much different than before. From registering for … Continued

New Accounting Standards for Grant-Funded Nonprofits: Are You Ready?

How can you be sure your grant-funded nonprofit successfully navigates the new accounting standards? The Financial Accounting Standards Board (FASB)’s new standards for financial statements of grant-funded nonprofits are now in effect, and for nonprofits that manage several grants or rely on grants for a majority of their funding, this new accounting standard requires changing … Continued

Five Reasons Nonprofits Can Be Optimistic About Charitable Giving

Five Reasons Nonprofits Can Be Optimistic About Charitable Giving – When the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act of 2017 was passed there was some concern about the impact the Act would have on charitable giving.  But as we move closer to year end, there is cause for optimism – five factors bode well for nonprofits. … Continued