K-12 FINANCIAL MANAGEMENT – eFinancePLUS®

PowerSchool
Working collaboratively with PowerSchool and individual schools in Berks County, the BCIU has facilitated the purchase of eFinancePLUS®. Through the BCIU, districts can utilize eFinancePLUS® tools for business and financial management, while enjoying implementation, training, and direct support from knowledgeable members of the BCIU technology team. These services, coupled with the cost-savings of the shared environment, make this a unique and beneficial offering for the schools of Berks County.

eFinancePLUS® is a K-12 Web-based financial and human resources information management system for school districts that are looking for:

  • 100% Web-based technology
  • Easy-to-use design and Web browser interface
  • Leverage of a single, district-wide database
  • A true K-12 fund accounting system
  • Intelligent workflow procedures
  • Integration with other popular desktop applications
  • Ease of implementation and deployment.

eFinancePLUS® allows school and district administrators, staff, and board members the ability to easily access and manage both summary and detailed fiscal and employee information.

  • Fund Accounting & Procurement: Easily manage fiscal administration and information, such as budgeting, fund accounting, purchasing, fixed assets, payables, and inventory.
  • Payroll & Personnel: Comprehensive payroll, applicant tracking, and personnel system designed specifically for K-12 school district requirements.
  • Employee Access: Web-based, employee service center allows employees to view payroll and leave history as well as review and submit changes to current benefit and deduction elections from home or at work.
  • Integrated Reporting: Generate an extensive number of standard reports, including state, regulatory, and educational standard reports, and have access to a library of custom-built reports developed by BCIU staff for client use.

FUND ACCOUNTING AND PROCUREMENT

Easily manage all of your day-to-day financial accounting and purchasing processes with the click of a button. It is a true fund-accounting-system that adheres to all GAAP, GASB, and GAAFR requirements, and its real-time database maintains up-to-the-minute fiscal, purchasing, and budgeting information. Most importantly, it provides your staff with simple-to-use “processing centers” and helpful “wizards” to make it easy for them to manage your daily fiscal operations. In addition, it is integrated with the human resources applications in order to provide a complete accounting of your district’s fiscal activities.

Applications include: 

  • General ledger
  • Projects and grants
  • Budgeting
  • Purchasing
  • Vendor bidding
  • Fixed assets
  • Accounts payable

PAYROLL & PERSONNEL

Easily manage the unique needs of your district payroll and personnel functions. We provide features such as the employee management center to easily manage all your employees’ information from one individual center, helpful wizards to step you through your day-to-day processes, as well as a Web-based employee access center for employees to access and manage their individual information.

Applications include: 

  • Payroll
  • Personnel
  • Employee access
  • Applicant tracking
  • Position control
  • Personnel budgeting
  • Salary projections

EMPLOYEE ACCESS

Provide your employees with a convenient Web site where they can easily access their own information – anytime, anywhere. Either over your intranet, or from home over the Internet, your employees can have secure access to their payroll and personnel information through a Web browser interface. You decide what options to make available for employees to review and, if you choose, to update their own information, as well. (Personnel staff review the information before updating the employee’s record.)

Applications include: 

  • Demographics
  • Benefit statements
  • Benefit enrollment
  • Attendance history
  • Deduction/benefit history
  • Payroll checks
  • Certifications and skills

INTEGRATED REPORTING

eFinancePLUS® provides K-12 administrators and staff with multiple query and reporting options to easily generate a full range of simple to complex reports. You also will be able to distribute them quickly to any number of people inside or outside the district. With hundreds of standard reports, required state and federal regulatory reports, as well as a truly easy-to-use and integrated report writer, and access to the BCIU’s report library and skilled report developers, eFinancePLUS® can meet virtually all of your reporting and query requirements.




contact:
Susan Hawkins – 610-987-8516 – sushaw@berksiu.org

service and support contact:
Sarah Hungerford – 610-987-8607 – sarhun@berksiu.org