Recording American Express AMEX Charges

Recording American Express AMEX Charges

Step 1: Record your AMEX Charges Option 1: To record an individual invoice received for a specific vendor that you put on your AMEX card Create an AP Invoice for the vendor for the amount of the invoice. Next, Use the ‘Pay Bill’ Function to create an AP Payment. Click on ‘Pay Bill’ in the top Ribbon. A new window will open. Select the appropriate ‘Payment Date’ and click on ‘OK’ A new window will open. Select your AMEX account as the ‘Bank Account’ and click on ‘OK’ A new window will open. Since we we are not actually going … 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
Add A Location Logo

Add A Location Logo

To add your company logo to print on your AR Invoices and Statements follow the steps below. 1. Create a Logo.bmp, Logo.jpg, or Logo.png file for your company logo 2. Add the logo to Locations with AR Transactions/Catering Events Open the Location Record and click on ‘Logo’   A new Pop-up will open. Select the Logo File and then click on ‘Open’.  This will attach the logo file to the location record.   Now when you print an AR Invoice or Statement the logo will show.   Note: You may have to adjust File Size or Resolution to adjust the size or clarity of the Logo. … Continued
FTP Folder Setup

FTP Folder Setup

Restaurant365 can setup an FTP site for your company to drop files in that will be imported by the system automatically. These transactions will be imported as unapproved so that they can be reviewed before approval. There are 3 steps to using this feature: To request that an FTP site be created for your instance, please contact Restaurant365 Support and provide your Restaurant365 URL. Once the site is setup, follow the instructions below to connect your computer to the FTP site Provide the FTP site credentials to your Food & Beverage Vendors that have dedicated invoice integrations with Restaurant365 All files … Continued
GL Account – Available To Managers

GL Account – Available To Managers

If non-Accounting users (Users with the security role of Restaurant Manager) need access to a GL Account, that Account must be flagged as Available to Managers.  As non-Accounting users do not have access to the Accounting Module, they will never see the General Ledger in its entirety, nor will they have the access to open a GL Account Record to view GL Transactions.  However, it will be necessary for Restaurant Managers to have limited access to some GL Accounts for Invoicing, and DSS Review For Accounts that have Available to Managers enabled, the Account Name / Number will be made available in … Continued
Beginning Balances: Stock Count

Beginning Balances: Stock Count

The first Stock Count that is performed in Restaurant365 is considered a Beginning Balance Stock Count and must be initiated in a manner slightly different than all future Stock Counts.  To create the Beginning Balance Stock Count, a completed Stock Count Template must first exist.  Click here for more information on Stock Counts Once a Stock Count Template has been prepared, and the initial Stock Count is ready to be performed in Restaurant365, the Beginning Balance Stock Count is ready to be created.  A User with the Security Role of Accounting Manager will hover over the ‘Administration’ menu in the top … Continued
Budget Screen

Budget Screen

This article describes the Budget Screen in the Advanced Budgeting feature in Restaurant365.  Click here for more information on Budgeting Budget Screen The Budget screen is where the budget can be viewed and updated.  The parameters that were set on the Budget Parameters screen are also present on the Budget screen and can be adjusted here as needed. Legend: 1) Year – The Year for the Budget 2) Locations – The Location (or Multiple Locations) for the Budget. Note: when Multiple Locations that belong to different Legal Entities are selected, the Periods (or weeks) will be pulled from the Legal … Continued
Adding a New GL Account, Bank Account, or Checkbook

Adding a New GL Account, Bank Account, or Checkbook

How do I add a new GL account? Before adding a new account, it is always a good rule of thumb to begin by reviewing your current list of accounts so as to avoid creating a duplicate or extremely similar account to one that already exists. Let’s review a quick list of our existing accounts by clicking on the GL Accounts list in the General Ledger section of the Navigation Pane.   Here I see a list of all my accounts, sorted by number.   When you are ready to create a new account, click on the words ‘New Account’ … Continued
1099 Reports and Forms

1099 Reports and Forms

1099 Overview 1099 amounts can be tracked in Restaurant365, so that at year end the user can run a report to review those amounts for each vendor, make updates and then print the actual 1099 forms out of R365 (must purchase blank 1099 forms prior to printing). Details The vendor record has a 1099 Box field and invoices also have 1099 Box and 1099 Amount fields. The 1099 report is generated not from the 1099 Box on the vendor but the 1099 Box on each invoice. The report is calculated by summing the 1099 Amount on each invoice that was … 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