Government Finance Officers
Association of British Columbia
Friday, December 17, 2021

Primary Financial Software

We asked local governments about their financial software and 84 BC Local Governments responded.

Local Governments reported that Vadim is the most widely used primary financial software with nearly 50% using the program as their primary financial software. 58% of all respondents reported using a secondary software to complement their primary software.

Funcation Of Primary Software

Primary financial software was reportedly used for the purpose of financial reporting and payroll in 88% of local governments.

An average upgrade cycle for financial software was reported at 27 months, with a median of 12 months.

Financial Software Satisfaction Rating

Satisfaction with available options is mediocre, with an average rating forĀ overall performance of software at 3.3%.

Detailed results for this survey can be obtained by emailing

Thank you to all who participated in this questionnaire. The online Forum is a great place to continue the conversation.

If you have a topic for a future quarterly question please contact us.

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