Business Analytics – Show Prior Year

Business Analytics – Show Prior Year

  To show the comparison of any report over the prior year(s), you need to include “Fiscal Year” in the columns.  By the way, the prior year must contain data, to show the prior year. Fiscal Day, Week, and Period will be the same each year, so if you use Fiscal Year, Week, or Period as the column and then filter the report for a specific Fiscal Period, Week, or Day, that should give you what you’re looking for.  In my example above I filtered to Week 40 and it shows the years side by side for week 40. You could also add a … Continued
Add a New Sales Item

Add a New Sales Item

To begin the process of adding a New Sales Item to Restaurant365, hover over Item in the top ribbon and click New Sales Item.   The ‘New Item’ window appears with the Item Type set to ‘Sell Only’   A sales item is something you are going to sell to a customer but are not going to enter in your point of sale system. It may be something such as consulting services or rental of party equipment. It is an item that you will add to an invoice and send to your customers for payment with terms. As an example, I’ll … Continued
House Accounts

House Accounts

  1.) Overview of the Accounting for House Accounts Here is a recap of the accounting (debits and credits) in the House Account Invoicing Process. House Accounts hit GL accounts based on the following: A customer orders in POS and pays with House Account. That House Account imports to R365 as a payment type and debits whichever GL Account you setup on the payment type (usually called House Account Receivable or Uninvoiced House Account or something similar) When you run the House Account invoicing, it finds all house account payments that came over from POS within the date range they … Continued
AR Credit Memo

AR Credit Memo

The AR Credit Memo is part of Accounts Receivable within the Accounting module of Restaurant365.  They are generally used to apply to AR Invoices (cancel out the invoice) by issuing a credit to a customer. To create a credit memo, select Customer – Credit Memo in the top main ribbon. Fill out the required fields: Number – number of credit memo.  This is usually an auto generated sequential number managed under Accounting – Administration – Auto Numbering in left hand navigation Customer Date Location Fill out other non-required fields as desired such as Comment and Address (address is entered by hitting … Continued
AR Invoice

AR Invoice

The AR Invoice is part of Accounts Receivable within the Accounting module of Restaurant365.  The AR Invoice is used to generate a professional invoice to provide to customers for services or goods you sell them billed separately from your point of sale system. A few examples of this would be to bill house accounts for food provided during the month or to bill for a speaking assignment at a trade show. For information on billing house accounts specifically, click the following link: Setting Up and Using House Accounts Before we begin entering an invoice, we must first have setup Sales Items. … Continued
Positive Pay

Positive Pay

Positive Pay Overview The positive pay feature (sometimes referred to as safe pay) allows the user to export a list of checks from R365 in a format to be uploaded to the bank. The purpose of the upload is to alert the bank of these checks so they can be cashed. This is a service offered by many banks to ensure that only approved checks can be cashed. Setup: The positive pay export format is set on the Bank record. Access the bank record by opening the bank account that will use positive pay (left hand side navigation pane: Accounting – … Continued
Where can I see my Bank Account Balance?

Where can I see my Bank Account Balance?

You can see your bank account balances in a few different places in Restaurant365. 1. GL Account Detail Report 2. Check Register Report 3. On Bank Transaction screens 1. In ‘My Reports’, under Financials, there is a GL Account Detail report. Here you can see deatils and the balance as of the date the report is run for. 2. In ‘My Reports’, under Banking, there is a Checkbook Register report. Here you can see the recent detail and current balance.Then run the Check Register Report 3. When you open an new bank transaction (Withdrawal, Transfer, Deposit), the current balance is shown … Continued
Bank Reconciliation

Bank Reconciliation

A Bank Reconciliation is a period end (or month end) procedure used to ‘true-up’ the records in your accounting system to the actual activity in your bank account (as reported by your bank.) Step 1: Make sure to have a copy of your bank statement or online statement ready. Step 2: Begin a new reconciliation Step 3: Match the transactions in Restaurant365 with the ones one your statement until the indicated difference is 0 Step 4: Make sure all the voided transactions are cleared from your reconciliation. Step 5: Approve and print the reconciliation Step 1: Before beginning your reconciliation, … Continued
Using the Bank Activity Screen

Using the Bank Activity Screen

Overview The purpose of the Bank Activity screen to make it simple to match your Bank Statement to Transactions that have already been entered in to R365.  Bank Activity also allows easy creation of new Deposits and Withdrawals based on data from your Bank.  Using the Bank Activity feature will make the Bank Reconciliation process significantly faster.  Each transaction that is ‘Matched’ on Bank Activity will be checked off as ‘Reconciled’ on your Bank Rec. Once your Bank Accounts are setup (click here to learn more about setting up Bank Accounts), then the Bank Activity process consists of 3 steps: Download … Continued
Daily Sales Summary for the Restaurant Manager

Daily Sales Summary for the Restaurant Manager

  In this training, the steps to review the Daily Sales Summary (DSS) will be covered: 1. Close out POS System 2. Upload Daily POS Data to Restaurant365 & Open Daily Sales Summary 3. Open the Daily Sales Summary and Review ‘Totals’ tab 4. Enter Deposits 5. Enter Exceptions (if any) 6. Enter House Account info (if any) 7. Enter Paidouts (if any) 8. Review Labor   Step 1: Close Out POS System Finish the closing steps in your POS system (if applicable) Step 2: Upload Daily POS Data to Restaurant365 Daily Sales Summary data can be uploaded to Restaurant365 in one … Continued