Move Vendor List From Quickbooks to Restaurant365

Move Vendor List From Quickbooks to Restaurant365

If you use Quickbooks and are now setting up Restaurant365, moving your vendor list over is easy.  Just follow the steps below: In Quickbooks go to Reports – List and run the Vendor 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, Vendor, Phone, Fax, Contact, Bill From 1, Bill From Street 1, Bill From Street 2, Bill From … 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
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
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
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
GL Account Record

GL Account Record

The GL Account Record is where the Account specific information for each of the GL Accounts resides in the system.  Once you have opened a GL Account Record, the General Tab of the record will be displayed.  In addition to the information found on the General tab, the Transactions, and Report Settings tabs are available to users.  To create a new GL Account, please see the Add a New GL Account training. Click the button below to download an example General Ledger populated with recommended Account Names, Account Numbers, Cash Flow Categories, Operational Reports Categories, and Parent Account from the National Restaurant Association … Continued
Add New Location

Add New Location

    Location Records can be created via the Restaurant365 Setup Assistant.  A User with the security role of User Setup will have access to the Setup Assistant via the Administration menu.   Navigate to the Administration menu in the top ribbon and select ‘Setup Assistant’ Once loaded, navigate to the ‘Locations’ section in the ‘Organization’ tab and click the ‘Add Location’ button to open the New Location Form   This action will open the New Location form where the User with then be able to enter the Location record information and then Save The Location record will now be … Continued
Location Setup and Overview

Location Setup and Overview

Locations, like Legal Entities, are critical to both Accounting and Operations in Restaurant365.  In this training we will review the Location record in detail.  Click here for more information on how to Create a New Location Jump to Section: Location List View Location Record: Overview Location Record: General Location Record: Default Accounts Location Record: Labor Estimates Location Record: POS Integration Settings Location Record: Goals Location Record: Day Parts Location Record: Breaks & Split Location List View Each Location in Restaurant365 will exist as a Location record, found in the ‘Locations’ list view, under the ‘Administration’ section in the Accounting Module.   Upon selecting the ‘Locations’ list view, you will … Continued
Legal Entity Setup

Legal Entity Setup

Legal Entities are companies that own locations.  Each location must belong to a legal entity.  Many reports can be run by legal entity which will show results for all locations that belong to that entity.  A legal entity usually has a corporate tax id.  Legal entities aren’t selected on transactions because the location is selected and whichever legal entity that location belongs to is associated with that transaction automatically. To edit an existing legal entity, go to the Legal Entities list (Accounting – Administration – Legal Entities in the left hand navigation), click a the row of the legal entity … Continued
Profit & Loss Formatting

Profit & Loss Formatting

There are two aspects to Profit & Loss report formatting: Column layout Row format  Which column layout you use is selected from the dropdown when you run the report.  Column layouts are not customizable and examples are a column that shows period totals, another might show YTD, another might show locations side by side, etc.   The row format is customizable by your organization and this article will describe the customizable options and the steps to customize it. Elements of Row Format on P&L GL Account – Accounts make up the majority of rows on the P&L.  They will be indented different … Continued