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Diocesan Fiscal Management Conference Wraps Up in Chicago

September 29th, 2014 No comments

The annual Diocesan Fiscal Management Conference (DFMC) in Chicago was, as always, a great experience. The Serenic staff, which included David Cote, Elizabeth Easter, Rhonda Shuptrine, and Mandy Wier spent two days in the exhibit hall catching up with old friends and meeting new contacts in the Diocesan market.

Diocese and Archdiocese have become one of Serenic’s biggest customer bases.  With clients such as the Archdioceses of Atlanta, Orange County, Los Angeles, the Dioceses of Fargo, Salt Lake City, and Orlando, a number of Catholic Charities, and other Catholic organizations, Serenic has become a recognized and respected name in the tight knit DFMC community. Read more…

Accountability and Transparency Highlighted at DFMC

October 11th, 2012 No comments

We recently attended the Diocesan Fiscal Management Conference (DFMC) in Houston, TX, a show that has become a staple event in our annual schedule.  We had the opportunity to catch up with some of our nonprofit accounting software users such as the Archdiocese of Atlanta and the Diocese of Fargo, as well as meet new friends.

Our client breakfast featured a demonstration of BudgetVision and the new features included in Serenic Navigator 6.00.02, including enhancements to the Deposits & Loans module.  In addition to the positive feedback we continue to hear from our clients about our Deposits & Loans module, the visitors to our booth also relayed their excitement about a fully integrated Deposits & Loans and Investments module with the Serenic Navigator financial management suite.

One highlight of the conference was the Sunday night keynote speech given by Cardinal Dolan.  He noted that he expects the next attack on the Church to come as an assault on the church’s financial stewardship.  However, by being prepared and using good tools to increase accountability and transparency, the fiscal managers can be equipped to deflect any negative attention.

The members of the Diocesan Fiscal Management Conference (DFMC) are united to serve the Roman Catholic Church in the ministry of fiscal management.  In particular, this organization promotes the spiritual growth of its members, encourages the development of professional relationships among members, facilitates the free exchange of ideas and information, and provides fiscal and administrative expertise and professional services to the local and national Church.

See you again next year!

 

Visit Serenic Software at DFMC!

September 11th, 2012 No comments

Serenic is once again looking forward to exhibiting at this year’s Diocesan Fiscal Management Conference (DFMC) in Houston, TX.  In addition to exhibiting, we are also going to host a Serenic client breakfast on Monday, September 24th.  We will demonstrate the new features available in Serenic Navigator 6.00.02, including enhancements to the Serenic Deposits & Loan module. Serenic BudgetVision, integrated nonprofit budgeting software, will also be presented during the demonstration.

When you work for an archdiocese or diocese, managing your financials should be secondary to serving your mission. With Serenic Navigator, certified for Microsoft Dynamics NAV, you have financial software designed specifically for archdioceses and dioceses. Serenic Navigator provides the information you need to:

•             Streamline workflow processes

•             Enhance productivity

•             Ensure transparency

•             Easily budget and forecast

•             Simplify deposit and loan management

We look forward to seeing you this year. Be sure to stop by our booth, #14, for your chance to win a travel-friendly laptop bag, and to pick-up a free gift.   If you are one of our nonprofit accounting software users, please contact us at 877.737.3642 ext. 111 for details on the breakfast.

The DFMC is the “extension of the diocesan bishop in fiscal matters” and encourages the professional development of its members with networking, best practices, and fiscal and administrative expertise.