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
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
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
DSS Journal Entries

DSS Journal Entries

For POS Integrated Locations, a Daily Sales Summary (DSS) file will be imported each day for the prior day’s Sales and Labor.  Click here for more information on the Daily Sales Summary.  In addition to the DSS file being imported each day, two DSS Journal Entries are created from the data on the DSS. DSS Journal Entry Walkthrough To demonstrate where DSS Journal Entries are located, how you can view them, and how you can update and approve them, please read the following walkthrough:   Record Locations: Daily Sales Summary Before any DSS Journal Entries will appear, the DSS must be imported.  This is … Continued
Journal Entries Overview

Journal Entries Overview

Overview Journal Entries can be manually entered, system generated, or imported in to Restaurant365. Security Users with the ‘Accounting Manager’ or ‘Accounting Clerk’ Security Roles will be able to create and save Journal Entries within Restaurant365.  Only Accounting Managers will be able to Approve Journal Entries.  Click here for information on assigning Security Roles   Journal Entry Articles:   Manually Enter a Journal Entry Journal Entries can be created from the ‘Account’ menu in the top ribbon.  Click here for more information on how to Manually Enter a Journal Entry Memorize a Journal Entry Click here for more information on how … Continued
Journal Entry Import Templates

Journal Entry Import Templates

Overview Journal Entries can be imported in to Restaurant365 using CSV templates.  Click here for the Journal Entries Overview page.  Two types of Journal Entries can be imported in to Restaurant365: Journal Entry Payroll Journal Entry Each type can be imported using the same template, the ‘R365 JE Import Template.csv’, provided in Table 1 below.  Journal Entries and Payroll Journal Entries can be imported by hovering over the ‘Account’ menu in the top ribbon and selecting ‘Import Journal Entry’.  Click here for more information on Importing Journal Entries   Journal Entry / Payroll Journal Entry Template [table id=18 /]   … Continued
Gross Sales vs Net Sales

Gross Sales vs Net Sales

Restaurant365′s chart of accounts comes with pre-defined ‘GL Types’ specific to the restaurant industry. They are: It is required that each of your GL Accounts be assigned to one of these GL Types.Restaurant365′s out-of-the-box financial reports group your accounts by GL Type first, then by Parent Account, then by Account Number (or Account Name if Account Number does not exist). Restaurant365′s non-Profit & Loss reports (such as the Flash Report, Sales v. Labor Report) also leverage the GL Account attribute of GL Type when determining the value to display. On all the non-Profit & Loss reports, Restaurant365 labels the summation … 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
Adding A New Bank

Adding A New Bank

When setting up Bank Accounts in your General Ledger, you may need to add a ‘Bank’ to Restaurant365.  A Bank must be created for each Bank that will be represented by Bank Accounts in your General Ledger.   Create a Bank There are two ways to create a Bank in Restaurant365, the first is from the Banking menu on the top ribbon.  Hover over Banking and select New Bank The second option is to create a Bank from within a Bank Account Record that you are setting up.  First confirm that your Bank does not already exist in the system by clicking … Continued