U.S. colleges and universities must innovate to remain competitive. As strategic leaders within the institutions, CFOs play a key role in discussions surrounding the changing nature of higher education and innovation. The role of finance is evolving beyond managing internal reporting systems for financial reporting anymore to one of data steward and strategic partner to the institution. Higher education finance leaders are focusing on the key drivers of financial performance, such as fundraising, endowment performance, federal support, and expense levels. They are also expected to proactively seek to identify and promote strategic initiatives which benefit the entire institution.
Having a technology partner well versed in the culture and needs of higher education is critical to success. TopDown works with countless institutions of higher education—public and private, large and small. We understand impact and efficacy versus costs and partner with higher education finance stakeholders to deliver technology that supports growth and competitive edge.