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How to Select the Right Accounting Software for Your Church

From off-the-shelf solutions to cloud-based systems, church leaders weigh in on how to make the best choices.

How to Select the Right Accounting Software for Your Church
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When Seacoast Church, a multisite church headquartered in Charleston, South Carolina, finished a more than four-year search for new accounting software by selecting Sage Intacct, church administrator Glenn Wood reached one big conclusion.

There’s no perfect solution.

“You as an individual church have to decide what your priorities are,” he said. “I am constantly telling churches, just because we picked Intacct doesn’t mean it’s the right solution. It was the right solution for us at the time.”

Choosing accounting software for a church involves a complex range of factors, including the church’s accounting needs, the number of people who will access the software, the training required, the security needs, and other areas unique to a given church.

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  • May 20, 2019

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