September 06, 2011 09:03 ET

Citizen Schools Selects Coda Financials to Manage Budgets, Cash and Spend Across Campuses in Seven States

Integration to Cloud CRM From Provides Greater Access to Financial Data and Analysis Across the Organization

MANCHESTER, NH--(Marketwire - Sep 6, 2011) - UNIT4 CODA, a division of UNIT4 (EURONEXT AMSTERDAM: UNIT4), the world's leading provider of business software for fast-changing organizations, today announced that Citizen Schools has selected Coda Financials for proactive financial management across campuses in seven states. The organization plans to integrate Coda with its cloud customer relationship management (CRM) solution from so it can better analyze activities versus expenditure and income.

Citizen Schools is a national non-profit organization that helps improve student achievement through expanded learning days and skill-building apprenticeship programs. It serves 4,400 students on 37 campuses, and required a clearer, real-time picture of its financial position, as well as more robust reporting and grants tracking capability. It selected Coda Financials as a best-of-class solution designed specifically to integrate with other applications, providing a central accounting solution for complex organizational structures. Coda Financials offers powerful, rich accounting functionality and a flexible chart of accounts structure to enable the proactive management of budgeting, expenditure and cash.

"Coda Financials is a mature and flexible solution that will help us provide clear, real-time financial data and analysis across the organization so we can continue to give our students the real-life experiences they need to succeed academically and in the workplace," said Kait Rogers, Director of Finance at Citizen Schools. "As we expand our services and the number of communities where we can provide those services, we are confident Coda Financials is the application to meet our accounting needs for years to come."

Steven J. Pugh, chief executive officer of UNIT4 CODA, said, "Citizen Schools is a complex organization with a single, clear vision for the future of operations and the technology required to support that vision. Coda Financials will provide financial visibility across all campuses, enabling the organization to be proactive about its finances and track them by the relevant initiatives it is pursuing. By using the power and flexibility of Coda Financials, Citizen Schools can offer the best service possible to their students both now and in the future as educational requirements and business needs change."

About Citizen Schools
Founded in Boston in 1995, Citizen Schools is a leading national non-profit organization that partners with middle schools to expand the learning day for low-income children across the country. The organization uniquely mobilizes thousands of adult volunteers to help improve student achievement by teaching skill-building apprenticeships. Programs blend these real-world learning projects with rigorous academic and leadership development activities, preparing students in the middle grades for success in high school, college, the workforce, and civic life. Citizen Schools currently operates at 37 middle schools in seven states, serving 4,400 students and engaging 4,000 volunteers nationwide.

UNIT4 CODA, Inc. is part of UNIT4, a $576 million global business software company aimed at helping dynamic organizations to embrace change simply, quickly and cost effectively. Coda Financials is our best-of-class financial management software designed to integrate with industry- and company-specific applications. Coda Financials provides real-time financial visibility and control across people, processes and systems. By acting as the financial information backbone for companies with fast-changing and mixed application environments, it offers a "no compromise" approach to financial modeling, process controls and application choice. For more information on UNIT4 CODA, visit Follow us on Twitter and LinkedIn or visit

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    Margaret Bonilla
    Birnbach Communications for UNIT4 CODA
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