GLCTLMNT General Ledger G/L Setup

Util-Setup

G/L Setup

Application Overview

 G/L Setup is not an application that you will be running very often.  In this application, you will answer some ques­tions that tailor the General Ledger package to the way you do accounting in your company.

 

Run Instructions

 Select G/L Setup from the pull down G/L Util_setup window.  The following screen will then be displayed:

 


 

G/L Setup Entry Screen

 

 The following options are available:

  • Select the desired mode from the G/L Setup menu bar
  • Enter the data requested on the screen
  • To exit press the ESC or F10 key when the cursor is positioned for entry of the first field on the screen in

     Add mode

 To leave this application, press X for EXIT when positioned at the menu bar.

 


Entry Field Descriptions

 

Name

Type and Description

1.   Allow Out Of Balance Posting?

Y or N.  Enter Y in this field if the user is allowed to post G/L transactions that are out of balance. 

This field defaults to N.

2.   Allow Temporary Year-End Closing?

Y or N.  Enter Y in this field if the user is allowed to run a temporary year-end closing of General Ledger.  

This field defaults to N.

3.   Maintain Journal History Totals?

Y or N.  Enter Y in this field if you wish to maintain journal history totals from the packages that interface with General Ledger. Each posting total will be written to the Journal History file, which then can be printed from the Journal History Report selection.  

This field defaults to N.

4.   Starting Journal History No

5 numeric digits (99999).  If you are maintaining journal history totals, enter the starting journal number which will be use to produce a unique batch code that will be assigned to each posting procedure. The batch code will be generated by the system. This field will automatically be incremented after each posting. This field should be reset to 1 on a quarterly or annual basis depending on the number of posting that have occurred.

This fields defaults to 1.

5.   Starting Transaction Id No

 

 

7 numeric digits (9999999).  This number will identify unique journal transactions in General Journal Trx Processing.  It will be automatically incremented after each entry.  This field defaults to 1.

6.   Allow Changes To Period File?

Y or N.  Enter Y in this field if the user is allowed to make changes to the Accounting Period File or N to decline.

7.   Create Retained Earnings Transaction In The Gen-Jnl-Trx File At Year End?

Y or N.  Enter Y in this field if you wish to automatically have an entry made in the General Journal Transaction File during the Year-End Procedure.  Enter N if you wish to make this entry manually.  If you enter Y, the following field will appear.

If you answer Y the next field will be displayed.

Account?

A standard account number in the standard account number format.  Enter the G/L account number the user wishes to have the Retained Earnings entry made to.  See Year-End Procedure for additional considerations.

 Screens


 

G/L Setup

 

 

 

General Ledger

  1. GLMENU General Ledger Package Overview
  2. My General Ledger Interface with Other Package Is Out of Balance
  3. Can Journal Ledger Be Imported to General Ledger?
  4. Is There a Way to Pull All Manual GL Entries Out of Elliott?
  5. How to Print a Wider Financial Statement
  6. General Journal Transaction Out Of Balance After Interface with AR
  7. How to Archive GL Data Before Year-End Closing Procedure
  8. GL Year-End Closing Checklist
  9. Do I Need to Kick My Users Out When Interfacing with Other Packages in GL?
  10. General Journal Transaction In Balance But Not Able to Post
  11. Net Income from Profit & Loss Statement Does Not Match Balance Sheet
  12. Feature - G/L Interface from Other Package Customer/Vendor/Employee Number/Name Default
  13. Error During GL Interface from Other Package and Journal Transaction Is Lost
  14. COMPRESS General Ledger Processing Compress General Ledger TRX File
  15. GLBUDMNT General Ledger Budget File Maintenance
  16. GLCMPMNT General Ledger Comparative File Maintenance
  17. GLCONSOL General Ledger Company Consolidation
  18. GLCTLMNT General Ledger G/L Setup
  19. GLDSTMNT General Ledger Distribution Code File Maintenance
  20. GLENTMNT General Ledger Financial Entity File Maintenance
  21. GLJNLLST General Ledger Journal History Report
  22. GLPRDMNT General Ledger Accounting Period File Maintenance
  23. GLPRDSCN General Ledger Period Account Balance Report
  24. GLRATSCN General Ledger Financial Ratio Report
  25. GLRECALC General Ledger Recalculate Account Balances
  26. GLRECENT General Ledger Recurring Journal Trx Processing
  27. GLSRCMNT General Ledger Source File Maintenance
  28. GLTRIALB General Ledger Trial Balance Report
  29. GLWRKSHT General Ledger Print General Ledger Worksheet
  30. INTERFAC General Ledger Interface From Other Packages
  31. TEXTMNT General Ledger Statement Text File Maintenance
  32. SRCEXREF General Ledger Source Cross Reference Report
  33. YEAREND General Ledger Year-End Procedure
  34. GLACTMNU General Ledger G/L Account File
  35. GNJINLENT General Ledger General Journal Trx Processing
  36. My Net Income (BSNI) at Balance Sheet Does Not Equal My Net Income on the P&L Statement
  37. Budget File Maintenance Questions & Answers
  38. LAYMNU General Ledger Statement Layout File Maintenance 1
  39. LAYMNU General Ledger Statement Layout File Maintenance 2
  40. LAYMNU General Ledger Statement Layout File Maintenance 3
  41. LAYMNU General Ledger Statement Layout File Maintenance 4
  42. LAYMNU General Ledger Statement Layout File Maintenance 5
  43. LAYMNU General Ledger Statement Layout File Maintenance 6
  44. LAYMNU General Ledger Statement Layout File Maintenance 7
  45. LAYMNU General Ledger Statement Layout File Maintenance: Index
  46. STMNTMNU Select and Print Financial Statements 1
  47. STMNTMNU Select and Print Financial Statements 2
  48. STMNTMNU Select and Print Financial Statements 3
  49. STMNTMNU Select and Print Financial Statements 4
  50. STMNTMNU Select and Print Financial Statements: Index
  51. Job Code Adjustment through GL Journal Entries
  52. How to Distribute Sales to General Ledger by Warehouse Location

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