The Period Account Balance Report compiles G/L account activity over a given range of financial periods. It prints a report that provides the starting, ending, and period balances for each account that you request.
The report can be printed for all G/L accounts, or range of G/L accounts. You can limit the report to a particular Financial Entity, Profit Center, as well a range of starting and ending periods.
Select Period Account Balance Report from the pull down G/L Reports window. The following screen will then be displayed:
Period Account Balance Report Entry Screen
The following options are available:
- Select the desired mode from the Period Account Balance Report 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
To return to the menu bar, press the ESC or F10 key. To leave this application, press X for EXIT when positioned at the menu bar.
Entry Field Descriptions
Type and Description
1. Starting Account
A standard account number in the standard account number format. Enter the Starting G/L account number range.
If you press the return key the system will default to report on All accounts
2. Ending Account
A standard account number in the standard account number format. Enter the Ending G/L account number range.
3. Financial Entity
5 alphanumeric characters. Enter the financial entity you wish to see represented on the list of accounts, or press the RETURN key if you do not wish to show accounts belonging only to a single entity. If a non‑blank value for this field is entered, the Entity file is checked to make sure that this entity has previously been entered and defined.
4. Profit Center
A standard profit center number in the standard profit center number format. Enter the profit center number you wish to see represented on the list of accounts or press the F1 key to default to All profit centers.
Entry of a single profit center or a single financial entity are mutually exclusive. If you entered a non‑blank financial entity above, the entry of a profit center will be skipped.
5. Starting Period
2 numeric digits from 1 to 13. Enter an appropriate period that defines the starting range of periods to be included in the report.
Pressing RETURN defaults to All periods.
6. Ending Period
2 numeric digits from 1 to 13. Enter an appropriate period that defines the ending range of periods to be included in the report.
Both the Starting and Ending Period must be present in the Accounting Period File application.
Pressing RETURN defaults to the same period as the starting period entry.
Period Account Balance Report