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Administrative Solutions

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Educational Finance and Human Resource software designed by education for education. SMART Systems is currently used by nearly 300 K-12 School Districts, Special Education Coops, Service Coops and Charter Schools.

SMART Systems is a State approved financial system, which will assist you in meeting all your mandatory reporting requirements, UFARS, MN TRA, MN PERA, STAR, Unemployment, Workers Comp and many more…

SMART Systems also provides an Employee Self Service (SMARTeR) module. Which gives employees access to their paychecks, leave activity and balances, flexible benefit information, w-2s, online purchase order and more.

Click here to login to SMART Systems Support Site.

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Uniform Financial Accounting and Reporting Standards or better known as UFARS are the standards in which Minnesota school districts, charter school’s, cooperative districts, and area learning centers must use for financial reporting.

cmERDC’s Administrative Solutions Team will provide you with the most up to date information regarding changes to reporting.

cmERDC has been providing Accounting Services to Central MN Schools for 30 years. Our staff are well trained in financial accounting and will provide you with accounting assistance at a reasonable cost.  Here are some of the areas we help schools with their Accounting Services:

  • Monthly bank reconciliations
  • IDEAS and SERVS receipt coding and entry in SMART
  • Revenue budgeting
  • Cash flow assistance
  • Levy revenue recognition
  • Reconciliation of balance sheet accounts including 215 accounts
  • Tax receipt coding
  • Fixed asset updates
  • Fiscal year-end cleanup and closing
  • And more!

Helping Charter Schools manage their finances since 2006.  Onsite or over the phone, we help keep your books organized.  Here are some of the primary services we help schools with:

  • Help with financial management reporting
  • Year end audit assistance
  • Payroll processing
  • Human Resource assistance

The Minnesota Automated Reporting Student System (MARSS) collects data from all districts which is used by a variety of departments within the Minnesota Department of Education and and Federal offices for funding and demographic information.

Our team is dedicated to exceptional service and providing quality administrative solutions.  Click here to meet our team and see how to contact them.