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
Move Account List From Quickbooks to Restaurant365

Move Account List From Quickbooks to Restaurant365

If you use Quickbooks and are now setting up Restaurant365, moving your account list over is easy.  Just follow the steps below: In Quickbooks go to Reports – List and run the Account Listing report On this report click Excel at the top of the window and choose Create New Worksheet On the window that pops up select “Create a comma separated values (.csv) file” and then click Export In the window that pops up give the file a name and note where you are saving the file Account Numbers are required in Restaurant365 so if you weren’t using account numbers in … Continued
GL Types

GL Types

GL Types, or rather General Ledger Types, are predefined groups for GL Account Records.  GL Types are used for the sorting, grouping and subtotal of GL Accounts on Financial Reports (Balance Sheet and P&L).  GL Type is a required field on the GL Account Record. GL Type Presets GL Types are customizable to meet the reporting needs of your organization.  Restaurant365 has the following GL Type presets: Create GL Type To create a GL Type, a User with the Accounting Manager Security Role can hover over the Account options on the top ribbon and select ‘New GL Type’. This will open up a … Continued
Upload File

Upload File

Records throughout Restaurant365 have a button near the bottom of each page labeled ‘Upload File’.  This allows the user to upload an attachment to that particular record. Uploading attachments to records can be very useful for audit purposes, and is especially useful for AP Invoices.  A user can attach a PDF version of an invoice to the actual accounting record of the AP Invoice.   Uploading a file To upload a file to a record in Restaurant365, click the ‘Upload File’ button on the record you wish to attach a file to.  This will open a file selector prompt, where upon selecting … Continued
Bank Account Record

Bank Account Record

GL Accounts can also be classified as Bank Accounts by checking the ‘Is Bank Account’ checkbox on the GL Account Record.  Click here for more information on GL Account Records.  To create a new Bank Account, please see the Add a New Bank Account training.   When a GL Account is identified as a Bank Account, the GL Account will appear in the Bank Accounts List view (located under Banking in the Accounting Module), additionally the GL Account will be made available on the Bank Activity and Bank Reconciliation screens.  Click here for more information on Bank Activity, and Bank Reconciliation. The checkbox highlighted … Continued
New Journal Entry

New Journal Entry

This tutorial will walk you through the necessary steps for creating a New Journal Entry. Note: If you are entering a large journal entry, like a Payroll Journal Entry from your payroll provider, you may want to use the ‘Journal Entry Import Function’. This functionality will you allow to import a pre-defined template specific to your providers journal entry details. Click on this link to access the Importing Journal Entries tutorial. You can also use the ‘Memorized Transaction’ function, that allows the user to create a Journal Entry Template that can be used over and over again. Click on this … 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
Mass DSS Review

Mass DSS Review

The Mass DSS Review makes it easy to review and approve the Daily Sales Summaries. Go to ‘Account’ in the Top Ribbon and then select ‘Mass DSS’ In the Mass DSS Review screen, you can select the location, Start Date, and End Date. Set a specific timeframe and click on the Get DSS button to get the respective records. There is also a check box to only show the Unapproved Transactions. It will then show 3 tabs DSS, House Accounts, and Missing DSS. DSS Tab – Review each row for the correct Net Sales and Deposit information. To see more information … 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
Adding a New Budget

Adding a New Budget

This tutorial will walk you through the steps to ‘Add a Budget’. Before you add a budget, make sure that you have the Fiscal Year setup for the legal entity and year of the budget that you are going to create. Click here to go to the fiscal year setup training. To begin, hover over ‘Account’ on the ribbon and select ‘Budget.’ A new window will open with the name “Budget”. In the ‘Name’ field, input the name of the budget you are adding. Next, in the ‘Budget Year’ Field, select the year you are creating the budget for. Next, … Continued