OpenGov Financials

Focus on complex accounting - not managing complex software.

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OpenGov Financials is a comprehensive, cloud Financial Management Suite designed exclusively for local government. As part of the industry’s only modern cloud ERP for budgeting, financial management, and civic services, OpenGov Financials unifies and automates the mission-critical fund accounting processes of public administration, now and for the future.

OpenGov Financials manages core fund accounting processes (General Ledger, Accounts Payable, Accounts Receivable, Payroll, and others) alongside a highly configurable Utility Billing solution – all leveraging our industry-leading Reporting & Transparency Platform, with out-of-the-box capabilities to help you better understand organizational performance, maintain central and accurate dashboards, and communicate clearly and effortlessly with the public.

Only Modern Cloud Financial Suite Designed Exclusively for Government


anywhere

Accounting in the cloud means having data and tools when and where you need them.


Improve security

Store critical data and systems in the AWS Cloud with robust user security and full backup.


Work efficiently

Fully integrated general ledger and subsidiary ledgers reduce manual work and ease analysis.


Centralize data

Enter data once – use it across the system so your organization can operate off a single source of truth.


Minimize paperwork

Digitize document management with scanning, uploading, and archiving facilities.


Drive broad adoption

Leverage a world-class support organization and intuitive software to drive adoption throughout your organization.

One Integrated Financials Suite

Manage all your core financial processes with a comprehensive suite — including Fund Accounting, General Ledger, A/P, A/R, financial close, bank reconciliation, Purchasing, Fixed Assets, Payroll, Utility Billing—all designed exclusively to meet the needs of local government and integrated with OpenGov’s other leading Suites.

OpenGov Financials

Core Financials and General Ledger

OpenGov Core Financials

The heart of OpenGov Financials is a robust general ledger system designed from the start for Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP) multi-fund accounting and the special needs of governmental reporting under the Governmental Accounting Standards Board (GASB). Flexible chart of accounts structure and sophisticated reporting closely support the need to have easily auditable records, comply with complex State regulations and meet the specific management needs of Cities, Counties, Schools and Special Districts.

OpenGov Financials: Feature-Rich Core Accounting Processes


Native Fund Accounting

Manage critical processes including automated inter-fund transfers, encumbrances, audit-preparation, and deep user-security controls.


Payroll & HR

Remove the hassle of managing your most important expenditure thanks to automated compliance, time and attendance tracking, and employee self-service.



OpenGov Financials is pre-integrated with OpenGov’s Budgeting & Planning and Citizen Services Suites as part of the OpenGov ERP Cloud.



Simplify vendor and contract management, approval processes, and document storage with online requisitions and automated monitoring tools.


Utility Billing

Manage metered or unmetered services for your municipality or independent utility with simplified billing, flexible payment options, 3rd party meter integrations, and field service requests.


Bank Reconciliation

Close with confidence by cutting your reconciliation time by half while improving compliance and reducing fraud.

Highly Secure Environment for Users and Data

OpenGov Financials manages user access down to the screen level in each application. With the creation of security groups, the administrator can assign multiple people similar access through a simple process. Users can also be assigned to multiple groups to allow for cross-support between departments, giving the administrator an unlimited number of security scenarios.

Pre-built, default security groups, simple “inquiry” access setup, and integrated general ledger (account) security simplify management. The ability to custom tailor group access, integration with all aspects of OpenGov Financials and encrypted login information provide complete control.

Core Financials and
General Ledger

The heart of OpenGov Financials. The general ledger system is designed for GAAP multi-fund accounting and the special needs of governmental reporting. Core Financials also includes accounts payable, accounts receivable, fixed assets, purchasing and requisitions, and purchase card and e-procurement.

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Payroll and Human Resources

People-centric solution for payroll with key HR functionality, employee self-service portal, document and timesheet management. Tightly integrated into the OpenGov Financials General Ledger and Accounts Payable, this solution provides a seamless answer for your payroll needs.

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Utility Billing

Complete utility billing solution supporting multiple metered and non-metered services. Features revenue projections, online payments, consumption analysis, meter reading integration and mobile messaging SMS for outage notices and bill reminders. Available with OpenGov Financials or as a stand-alone solution.

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Flexible Accounting Options to Meet the Needs of Government

Enhance your power with the additional Payroll/HR and Utility Billing modules. These options are fully integrated with Core Financials for a familiar user experience. Both offer advanced features designed to improve efficiency for these key governmental processes.

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Budgeting & Planning

Modernize your budget, streamline your processes, and align spend to strategic outcomes.

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Citizen Services

Modernize citizen services with a configurable cloud permitting, licensing and code enforcement suite accessible from anywhere via a citizen web portal.

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Reporting & Transparency

Build trust by simplifying the collection, analysis, and communication of complex information across departments, electeds and the public.

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A Proud Track Record

OpenGov offers the best cloud-based financial management system available for local government entities. OpenGov staff bring decades of governmental software expertise and over 300 years of combined government service experience, which uniquely qualifies OpenGov to support the governments it partners with today.

Related Resources

Seven Steps Toward a Better Government ERP
Government Finance
Introducing the OpenGov ERP Cloud: The Only Full-Featured, Collaborative and Communicative Government ERP
OpenGov Announces Launch of OpenGov Financials
April 28, 2020
OpenGov Announces the Launch of its Full-Cloud ERP for Local Governments to Streamline Financial Management

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