Higher Education Software Solutions
Higher education providers need budget visibility to maintain compliance with government mandates. The ability to communicate and share information effectively with your school board and employees can also be a challenge. An integrated enterprise resource planning (ERP) and customer relationship management (CRM) software solution can help you manage budgets, comply with mandates and keep employees informed.
BKD provides information technology solutions to help education providers stay compliant, efficiently report budgets and enhance relationship management. Our solutions help you customize reporting to ensure effective use of funds, automate financial management processes to reduce redundant data entry and provide up-to-date views of employees and students.
BKD provides the following solutions for higher education providers:
We work with BKD’s audit and tax advisors to create a holistic approach to your solution. We concentrate on strategy development, operations excellence, organizational improvements and information system support.
“BKD's service is second to none. They understand the critical nature of ‘keeping the accounting department running’ and their responsiveness to issues reflects that understanding. Their depth of accounting and software knowledge provides us with the expertise needed to extract every ounce of value from our systems.”
Vice President - Finance
Saint Paul School of Theology
Kansas City, Missouri
“We are able to get quick responses from our BKD advisors whether we’re dealing with a complicated issue or need assurance on day to day operational answers.
BKD assisted us with pre-transaction planning and structuring on real estate purchases which helped to reduce our overall tax burden.
We have a good relationship with BKD. They look out for our best interest and guide us through the maze of the IRS.”
— Jim Wilhelm,
Fort Wayne, Indiana
“When we were looking for a firm to help with our SOX compliance, BKD’s industry-specific knowledge and expertise made them the best fit for our firm. They were able to help us better identify our risks and processes to ensure they were mitigated. BKD’s understanding of all aspects of our company allowed us to become not only compliant, but more efficient.”
— Chad Braun,
Chief Financial Officer
“When we were looking for a firm to assist with SOX compliance, a colleague highly referred us to BKD. They were able to help us determine how SOX would affect us and what steps we needed to take in order to be compliant. We enjoyed working with the personable and knowledgeable staff at BKD throughout the process.”
— Brett Treadwell,
Managing Vice President - Finance