Joan Benson

Joan Benson
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A native Texan, Joan has over 25 years of experience in the accounting, technology, publishing, and nonprofit fields. Bringing her experience as a nonprofit financial leader to Sage Intacct, Joan has been instrumental in creating solutions, and providing support and best practices that help ensure nonprofits achieve their mission.

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X the Excel: Automating Nonprofit Budgeting for...

To lead a nonprofit organization, you must envision the future and understand the past. A solid nonprofit budgeting and planning strategy requires...
Post Date August 03, 2022 Read Time 5 min read

What the Best Nonprofit CFOs Do (and You Should...

There is no doubt that the world of nonprofit finance is changing—but do you have the insight you need to drive innovation and transformation in your...
Post Date June 22, 2022 Read Time 4 min read

Why Nonprofits Need to Rethink Their Operating...

Operating reserves are a critical element in the financial sustainability of nonprofit organizations. Having bountiful reserves can help an...
Post Date May 18, 2022 Read Time 3 min read

Four Creative Ways Arts & Culture Nonprofits...

Arts, culture, and humanities nonprofit organizations play an important role in our communities. Whether your organization is a museum, art school,...
Post Date March 16, 2022 Read Time 4 min read

10 Do’s and Don’ts for a Successful Fund...

Is your nonprofit in need of a new fund accounting software solution? Growth brings more funds and programs to manage, more reporting, greater need...
Post Date January 19, 2022 Read Time 4 min read

People, Process, Technology—Tips for Improving...

Successful nonprofits rely on the synthesis of people, processes, and technology to accomplish objectives with speed, efficiency, and accuracy. When...
Post Date December 15, 2021 Read Time 4 min read

20 Questions to Ask Before You Buy Nonprofit...

The decision to purchase a nonprofit accounting software solution requires careful consideration and research. After all, your organization’s...
Post Date October 20, 2021 Read Time 5 min read

Tips for Achieving a Paperless Nonprofit Audit

Nonprofit audits are one of the best ways to demonstrate transparency and establish trust and credibility with funders and donors. But, if your...
Post Date August 18, 2021 Read Time 3 min read

Nonprofit CFOs Should Peer Through the Lens of...

When faced with a pandemic, the world shifted, changing long-held policies, social norms, and philanthropic practices that had been thought of as...
Post Date July 07, 2021 Read Time 3 min read
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