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
Check Printing Setup (CAN)

Check Printing Setup (CAN)

Restaurant365 allows users to print their own checks without relying upon pre-printed check stock.  This gives users greater flexibility and added security as they will not have to keep pre-printed check stock on premises, or under lock and key.  Blank checks also offer additional convenience, allowing you to print multiple checks out of multiple checkbooks in a single check run, with no need to go into the printer and change the checks between changing the checkbook in the system.  Click here for training on how to Print Checks Check Printing Requirements: To be able to print checks in Restaurant365, you need to … Continued
Employee App Access

Employee App Access

    Granting Employees access to the R365 Mobile App and limited-use portals of R365 is a simple process.  Once the Employee record has been imported from the POS via the POS Integration (or manually created), the record can be granted ‘App Access’ by clicking the ‘App Access’ checkbox on the General tab of the record.   Granting App Access Checking this box and saving the record makes several things happen throughout R365.  We will demonstrate each in sequence:   1) Temporary Password Upon reloading the page, the ‘Send Temporary Password’ button appears next to the ‘App Access’ checkbox. This … Continued
Parent Accounts & Child Accounts

Parent Accounts & Child Accounts

GL Accounts can have a specified Parent Account (effectively making them a Child Account).  Parent Accounts allow users to group Sub-Accounts under one main Summary Account for subtotal and visual grouping on Financial Reports.  To assign a Parent Account to a GL Account, select the Account Name of the desired Parent Account on the GL Account Record A Parent Account can have as many Child Accounts as desired. Restaurant365 will support up to four levels of Parent/Child Accounts. For example: 1) Labor 2) –> Hourly Labor 3) –> –> BOH 4) –> –> –> Kitchen Child Accounts will be indented … Continued
Move Customer List From Quickbooks to Restaurant365

Move Customer List From Quickbooks to Restaurant365

If you use Quickbooks and are now setting up Restaurant365, moving your customer list over is easy.  Just follow the steps below: In Quickbooks go to Reports – List and run the Customer Contact List report On this report click the “Customize Report” button in the upper left corner In the window that pops up, in the Columns box, select the following columns (and uncheck any others that might be selected).  Be sure to choose this exact list of columns, then click OK Active Status, Customer, Phone, Fax, Contact, Bill From 1, Bill From Street 1, Bill From Street 2, Bill From City, … 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
Location Reporting Categories

Location Reporting Categories

Reporting Categories provide you 10 user defined categories you can assign to locations to group them on reports.  For example, if your company is separated into regions, then you can name 1 of the 10 categories as Region and then setup your regions in the system and assign them to locations.  Then when running reports you’ll have the option to filter by region and can select which regions you want to see on the report.  You can use all 10 of the categories or none of them, however you choose to set it up. To Setup Categories Open Preferences and go … Continued
POS Integration Settings – Preferences Screen

POS Integration Settings – Preferences Screen

The POS Integration is governed by a number of Settings in Restaurant365.  These settings reside on various screens and can be accessed and updated by a User with the ‘Accounting Manager’ security role.  Click here for more information about POS Integration Settings Several elements of the POS Integration Settings are managed on the ‘Miscellaneous’ tab of the ‘Preferences’ screen. To open the ‘Preferences’ screen, hover over the ‘Administration’ menu in the top ribbon and select ‘Preferences’   Doing so will open the ‘Preferences’ screen in a new tab.  Upon loading, navigate to the ‘Miscellaneous’ tab to make any desired adjustments. Legend: … Continued
Intercompany Transactions

Intercompany Transactions

The automated intercompany process in the system will automatically create Due To and Due From entries on the distribution of intercompany transactions.  A transaction is deemed intercompany if the location in the header belongs to a different legal entity than a location in the detail rows belongs to.  The intercompany entries are added to the distribution after hitting Save or Approve. The Legal Entity form has fields for “Due From Account” and “Due To Account” and these are the accounts that will be used in intercompany distributions.  The process below describes an example of how this would work. Assume we … Continued
Unit of Measure

Unit of Measure

Unit of Measure – Base Types Units of Measure are used throughout Restaurant365 for Inventory, Purchased/Vendor Items, Recipe Costing, Commissary Items, and Catering Item tracking.  Units of Measure (U of M) are completely customizable and you can have as many, or as few as you need.  There are three Base U of M that all other U of Ms must be equated to either directly, or indirectly through other U of Ms.  These three Base Units of Measure are: Volume Base for this type = OZ-fl Examples: OZ-fl, Cup, Gallon, Quart Weight Base for this type = OZ-wt Examples: OZ-wt, LB, KG, … Continued