How to Choose the Best Accounting Software Solution for Senior Living Organizations

January 16, 2024


For senior living organizations, keeping a close eye on your money matters is a must. That's why having the right senior living accounting software is so important. You need a program that makes your daily financial tasks easy, like recording payments, tracking expenses, sending invoices, and reconciling transactions. The ideal accounting software for senior living organizations should also help you understand your senior living organization’s financial health by generating reports that offer valuable insights into its performance.

Benefits of Senior Living Accounting Software

Accounting software can simplify and streamline the management of your finances. Finding the right accounting software for senior living organizations allows you to:

  • Handle your accounting tasks promptly with user-friendly tools.
  • Keep detailed, real-time records of your financial transactions as they happen. This will help you comply with HIPPA and other government and industry rules.
  • Connect your accounting software with your bank accounts, reducing the chances of typos or copy-and-paste mistakes.
  • Simplify your financial management with additional services like payroll and tax compliance.
  • Handle, track, and monitor all your finances from a single platform.
  • Streamline your payroll processes and automate calculations for benefits and taxes, ensuring accurate and timely payments.

Choosing the Right Accounting Software Solution for Senior Living

Finding the perfect software solutions for senior living communities can be overwhelming, especially given the various features and pricing plans out there. How many users will you have? What are your overall accounting needs? The answers to these questions will help you clearly define the features you need from your senior living accounting software.

Focus on these three main factors when choosing the right accounting software for you:

  • Cost: Do you need affordable, essential accounting software or additional features at a higher cost. Look into different pricing plans and functionalities that suit your business needs.
  • Usability: Think about your users. Determine how many people will need access to your software. Decide if you prefer a cloud-based system for flexibility over desktop software. Figure out if having a mobile app is essential.
  • Features: Specify what you're looking for. Identify if you need accounts receivable and accounts payable tools, outline the essential accounting reports, and check if inventory tracking is necessary. Also, consider whether you need extra services like time tracking, project management, and payroll integration.

Sage Intacct: enSYNC’s Preferred Accounting Software for Senior Living Organizations

Want to harness the capabilities of up-to-the-minute metrics that show what’s happening with your organization as it is happening? Need to generate immediate reports, dashboards, and preconstructed visualizations to enhance budgeting, planning, and fundraising efforts? Sage Intacct encompasses these functionalities and many more.

Senior living executives look to Sage Intacct to deliver exceptional value through its versatile platform. According to Clyde Hardt, Controller at Lutheran SeniorLife,

“Sage Intacct’s visibility into our financial information has increased management’s focus on cost efficiency, driving a significant shift of at least 2% in operating revenue. Now managers can easily see their spending compared to prior years, planned budgets, and employee counts, so they’re motivated to optimize operations.”

With Sage Intacct, senior living organizations gain the ability to leverage a diverse set of financial data for various purposes, unlocking opportunities to:

  • Define, track, and report on critical organizational objectives using distinct and defined parameters.
  • Streamline the handling of fund restrictions and grant requirements for efficient management.
  • Customize dashboards to provide real-time visibility into operational and financial aspects based on funding streams.
  • Simplify accounting processes for grants, funds, and donors.
  • Implement automated revenue management systems.
  • Easily manage multiple entities within your systems.
  • Generate reports spanning multiple operating dimensions.
  • Monitor and report on funding restrictions, program outcomes, and budget-to-actual results.
  • Enjoy 24/7 accessibility from any mobile device with a secure internet connection.
  • Gain profound insights through project accounting workflows.

Contact Us to Setup a Sage Intacct Demo

Explore how enSYNC can utilize Sage Intacct to help your senior living organization optimize technology to achieve your operational, financial, and mission-specific objectives.

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Chadd Arthur

Chadd Arthur

Chadd Arthur is a seasoned professional with over 25 years of experience in the non-profit sector, specializing in process improvement and the strategic alignment of organizational goals with technology solutions. Leveraging his extensive expertise, Chadd conducts regular strategic assessments for organizations, guiding them towards enhanced efficiency and effectiveness. With a profound passion for aiding clients in recognizing the value of process improvement, Chadd leads our team in secure technology solutions that directly contribute to their mission success. His commitment to excellence is evident in his contributions to the industry, including participating in panels and serving as a thought leader to a network of non-profit professionals. Chadd earned his MBA from Indiana University Bloomington and resides outside the greater Chicago area. Chadd not only brings a wealth of knowledge and experience but also a dedication to making a meaningful impact in the non-profit space.