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
ACH Reports

ACH Reports

Note: Although most Banks allow for ACH upload, please double-check to ensure your account type within your Bank allows for ACH uploading.   Restaurant365 recommends sending your Bank Representative a sample of the following available ACH Report Types.  The ‘ACH Export Default 1’ report is the National standard used by most Banks.      ACH Exports can be produced on the Check Run.  Click here for more information on how to Set-up ACH Payment Settings on the Vendor Record. In order to produce the ACH Export file, the ACH Report must first be assigned on the Bank Record.  Click here for … 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
Positive Pay Reports

Positive Pay Reports

Positive Pay Exports can be produced on the Check Run.  In order to produce the Positive Pay Export file, the Positive Pay Report must first be assigned on the Bank Record.  Click here for information on ACH Reports Type in the name of the Positive Pay Report in to the Positive Pay Report field   In the following table are the current Positive Pay Report names, along with a sample export file for each Report.  Each of these output files were produced on 10/14/16 using the following sample data: Vendor Name: Generic Vendor Payment Date: 10/14/16 Checking Account: 1015 – Checking 1 Location: Generic … 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
GL Account – Disable Entry

GL Account – Disable Entry

If a GL Account is going to be a true Summary Account, we can Disable Entry for the account.  The values in the account going forward will only be a sum of the Child Accounts that are associated with the Parent (disabled) Account. For accounts that have Disable Entry enabled, the Account Name / Number will no longer show up in any Account Selector dropdowns in the system.  The Account will be disabled for direct entry for all transactions (this includes importing Journal Entries that post directly to this Account). This is accomplished on the GL Account Record via a Check/Unchecked setting on … 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
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
Bank Deposit

Bank Deposit

  The Bank Deposit form is used to record the depositing of funds, from any source, to a Bank Account.  The Bank Deposit form pulls any Undeposited Transactions from the GL Account assigned to the ‘Undeposited Funds’ field in System Preferences: Default Accounts.  Manual Deposits can also be created using the Bank Deposit form.  Bank Deposits are used when auto-matching uploaded Bank Activity and when performing a Bank Reconciliation   Create a Bank Deposit Hover over the ‘Banking’ menu in the Top Ribbon and select ‘Deposit’.  The Bank Deposit form will load in a new tab   Bank Deposit Form … Continued
Entering Beginning Balance Transactions

Entering Beginning Balance Transactions

When implementing Restaurant365 you will need to input beginning balance transactions for GL Balances, Open AP Transactions, Open AR Transactions, and Unreconciled Bank Transactions.  The majority of beginning balance items will be imported during the implementation process.  However, after go-live you may identify some discrepancies that may require you to add some additional beginning balance transactions. To add a new beginning balance transaction for GL Balances, Open AP, Open AR, or Unreconciled Bank Items, follow the steps below.   Select ‘Administration’ in the top ribbon and then select ‘New Beginning Balance’.  This will open a list of available beginning balance options. Available Beginning Balance Transaction Options AP … Continued