Accounting for government, municipalities, and utilities.

MIP Fund Accounting® has 40+ years of experience handling accounting for governments, tribes, municipalities, and utility organizations. MIP is a comprehensive solution that tracks, reports, and manages finances to comply with complex government requirements, and integrates with billing and payment management, and work asset management.

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The Best Accounting for Government

When it comes to government and public administration, your agency is obligated to closely manage expenditures and funds. Increase operational and financial efficiency, gain real-time insight into financial standing and generate greater returns with MIP Fund Accounting Manage your books, account for complex financial processes, and streamline human resources with our single software platform. MIP Fund Accounting is a true partner that supports your municipality’s financial needs, increases efficiency, all while ensuring your data is secure. 

When it comes to GASB-compliant software, we’ve got you covered. MIP can allocate funds according to regulations to meet GASB 34 requirements. Our robust report-writing features allow you to get key financial statements such as Statement of Activities, Cash Flows, Net Position, and more, all within a few clicks. MIP can also help you build your Comprehensive Annual Financial Report.  

Fundamental Features

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Reporting

MIP has the functionality you need to make accounting easier. With MIP you can report and budget based on custom timeframes and across multiple years, produce  financial statements for various segments including funds and grants, departments, general ledger, services, locations, projects, and more, and still maintain the ability to report on your finances as a whole Keep separate, balanced books for each fund, and easily classify expenses according to function. 

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Budgeting

Create and report on an unlimited number of budgets and versions like requested, proposed, approved, adopted. Effortlessly copy one budget version to a different version as it moves through the legislative process. Even add attachments like cover letters or justifications. Finally, collaborate with your stakeholders. Decentralize the budget and send it to your relevant municipal partners to incorporate their budgets.  

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Transactions

Easily segment, pay, and track transactions. For utility billing, bill out to and manage customers within the system and handle more complex billing needs in partnership with CUSI’s utility billing platform. 

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Cash Management, Treasury, Bank Reconciliation

Import cash management information from your existing POS system into MIP, and improve cash management by closely monitoring bank balances and transactions using the Bank Reconciliation module. Create custom receipts through unique fields.   

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Requisitions & Purchasing

Improve the availability of information for prepurchase decision making with Electronic Requisitions. Review the impact of current requests with our one-click budget checking tool. Receive notifications via email of status changes to requisition requests.  

What Municipalities Need to Succeed

Together with CUSI’s utility billing platform, MIP is a comprehensive solution that tracks, reports, and manages finances to comply with complex government requirements, integrates with billing and payment management and work assets. With MIP, you have the ability to 

Track the nature of restrictions on net assets

Produce specialized financial statements unique to the nonprofit and government space

Track and report on your future budget commitments Accurately and automatically allocate costs between multiple cost centers, either directly or after-the-fact

Track transactions between funds

Improve your budgetary accounting Maintain and report on your binding budget, satisfying any government regulation and enforcement

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Better Together

Along with CUSI’s utility billing platform, MIP works as a comprehensive and complete billing and accounting solution for local governments. Handle your complete financial processes with two applications that effortlessly work together.  

Allow data to free flow from the utility billing database to your accounting database. 

Flexible chart of account design facilitates the unlimited transfer of general ledger data. 

Both basic and advanced integration formats are available.

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Utility Billing specific dashboards 

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Import meter reads as charges within your accounting platform with predefined billing structures to follow based on usage and bill out via email.  

Financial activity can be updated automatically based upon the requirements of the utility. 

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Meter Tracking & Reading 

Ready to improve your government agency fund accounting software?

Improve your accounting processes and government agency engagement today with MIP® and Community Brands. Want to learn more? Contact us today to talk to one of our representatives.

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We use MIP Fund Accounting and HR component for county government. .... MIP replaced an outdated system that leaned heavily on manual work, spreadsheets, and piles of paperwork. MIP automates the manual work, organizes our information, and turned most of our paperwork to digital. It also has the latest tax and HR information helping us to be accurate and ease the burden on our employees.

Wesley B.

Director of Information with Callaway County 

MIP Fund Accounting (formerly Abila MIP) is well suited to handle both our governmental entity issues as well as our consultant work. I love the support chat option. ... The option to type back and forth is very nice. I have also received excellent service when I've needed to call for support.

Nicole M.

Headwaters Regional Development Commission

MIP provides detailed customization to fit your organization rather than force you to use an out-of-the-box configuration that may not suit your needs. [It] is easy to set up and uses industry-standard SQL Server back end so backups and restores are easy.

Arthur T.

Martinez Tribal Tanf

We had limited resources in our city. Towns have limited budgets, so we had to start with the intention of finding a solution that would grow with us for the long term.

Judy M.

Town Clerk, Town of Rising Sun

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