Capital Business Solutions recently helped Southwest School of Art, of San Antonio, TX with their Financial Edge software.

Working with Teresa Rodriguez, Director of Information Systems, CBS provided a System Assessment of their Financial Edge software including a review of the setup and configuration of the database, general ledger account structure, use of projects-grants-endowments, reporting, accounts payable, accounts receivable, potential impacts of any Chart of Accounts changes to Admissions Office, Registrar’s Office and Raiser’s Edge. In addition of the database review CBS learned about all the business processes at the school, workflow tasks and responsibilities, training needs for Financial Edge users, reporting needs including adoption of NACUBO standards and other specialized formats.

After the assessment a detailed findings report was prepared with action items recommended to meet future goals, an outline of potential changes to the Chart of Accounts, and course of action and timelines needed.

Who is Southwest School of Art?

Southwest School of Art was founded in 1965 and is a nationally recognized leader in visual arts education, offering a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree, as well as studio art programs for adults, children, and teens. Frequently referred to as an urban oasis, their campus has been a place for learning and growth for more than 165 years.  Their buildings and campus were originally known as the Ursuline Convent and Academy, which opened in 1851. With the addition of the BFA degree program in fall of 2013, Southwest School of Art became the only independent college of art in Texas.

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Which CBS Consultant is working with Southwest School of Art?

Christy Anderson – Senior Consultant and Implementation Specialist  

Christy has more than 15 years of experience with the Blackbaud products, having worked at Blackbaud from 1994-2001 where she was a Senior Support Analyst and Software Trainer. Christy’s thorough product knowledge and training abilities made her a great resource for modifying and restructuring training workbooks; providing internal training to new analysts and coaching new trainers on their presentation skills. Christy started with Capital Business Solutions in 2001 where she currently directs client implementations for Capital Business Solutions and provides an in depth understanding of non-profits along with a wealth of Blackbaud experience for our clients.

Blackbaud’s Financial Edge/NXT™

Blackbaud’s Financial Edge/NXT™ is the most comprehensive, purpose-built accounting solution for nonprofits. Taking your accounting to the cloud with Financial Edge/NXT™ not only reduces your IT and third-party costs, but it also ensures that you always have the latest, most advanced fund accounting technology and tools to help your team streamline accounting tasks and system workflows.

Capital Business Solutions

Capital Business Solutions, 2017 Blackbaud Channel Partner of the Year, is a recognized leader in providing cutting edge, integrated financial and fundraising software solutions and professional services purpose-built for the nonprofit and public sector. Offering our clients more than thirty years of combined industry specific experience, we have successfully implemented more than 700 clients in our 19 years of operation.

If you are interested in finding out more about Financial Edge/NXT  or training and services for Financial Edge/NXT please reach out to us at (888) 249-6008 or contact us to chat.