Sage BusinessWorks General Ledger Module

Sage BusinessWorks Accounting helps bridge the gap between off the shelf entry level products and complex high end systems.  These modules are designed to grow with your business.

The General Ledger module is the heart of the Sage BusinessWorks accounting solution and is the most powerful module. The General Ledger combines flexibility and ease of use to give you critical information you need to make informed and timely business decisions. It maintains current financial information as well as transaction history and budget information for up to 9 years. General Ledger module also allows unlimited number of accounts in the Chart of Accounts with up 999 in each department. It not only organizes all of your financial information from other modules, but also combines information from multiple companies into a single consolidated company for financial reports.

Imperative financial decision making is easy with this powerful, effective and informative module. Sage BusinessWorks General Ledger is what you need to access your crucial accounting information whenever and wherever you need it.

Limitations in Sage BusinessWorks General Ledger Module:

Number of Accounts: 99,999,999

Digits in Account Number: 8

Account Balance: $999,999,999.99

Digits in Department Number: 3

Characters in Account Description: 40

Number of Departments: 999

Number of Monthly Journal Entries: 1,000,000

Number of Characters in a Journal Entry Description: 250

Lines in a Recurring Journal Entry: 30

Max Journal Entry Amount: $9,999,999.99

Max Special Journals Virtually: Unlimited

Number of Fiscal Years History is maintained: 9

Number of Subsidiary Companies: 9

Months to Post to the Past: 24

Months to Post to the Future: 12

Reports Available in Sage BusinessWorks General Ledger Module:

Account Detail Report

Journal Report

Working Trial Balance

Trial Balance Reports

List of Account Balances

List of Account Budgets

List of Departments

List of Recurring Journal Entries

Chart of Accounts

Budget Worksheet

Balance Sheet (Standard and Comparative)

Business Graphics

Statement of Cash Flows

Flash Reports in Sage BusinessWorks General Ledger Module

Income Statement Standard

Income Statement Budgeted

Income Statement Comparative

Income Statement Date Range

System Maintenance Features in Sage BusinessWorks General Ledger Module:

  • Able to combine data from multiple companies to create a consolidated financial statement
  • Enables departmentalized accounts to be added automatically
  • Departmentalized accounting for up to 999 departments
  • Add new accounts on the fly with journal entries
  • Chart of Account numbers are easily renamed and renumbered
  • Data Entry errors are minimized and keeps lookup windows clear hiding inactive general ledger accounts

General Features in Sage BusinessWorks General Ledger Module:

  • Extensive inquiry capabilities to examine account status with the ability to drill down to the source of original posting to transactions, balance history, and budgets
  • Easily import journal entries and account information from a text file
  • Maintains a complete audit trail of all adjustments and transactions

Reporting Features in Sage BusinessWorks General Ledger Module:

  • Consolidation and subtotaling of accounts for custom financial statements
  • Format standard reports to create professional look and feel
  • Produce monthly, quarterly yearly and date range financial statements
  • Sort and print a variety of reports by department
  • Customize financial statements with section headings, fonts, colors, styles and page breaks
  • Flexible financial statement setup
  • Flash reports available for a clear overview of financial strengths and opportunities

Budgeting Features in Sage BusinessWorks General Ledger Module:

  • Budgets can be calculated automatically based on actual expense and income information from prior or current year
  • Budget creation based on budget information for other period
  • Detailed budgeting income statements are produced from three fiscal years
  • Edit budgets by percentages or fixed amounts
  • Produce financial reports for budgeting goals

Journal Entry Features in Sage BusinessWorks General Ledger Module:

  • Import and Export journal entries for your CPA including adjusting entries
  • Edit journal entries after posting
  • Include detailed descriptions for journal entries
  • System data and posting date for all journal entries for improved audit trail accuracy
  • Special journals for custom use unlimited
  • Separated journals for inventory control, accounts payable, accounts receivable and payroll
  • Recurring journal entries
  • Batch posting for recurring journal entries
  • Prevents out of balance entries to general ledger

For more information on Sage BusinessWorks give one of our professional consultants a call 800.475.1047 www.jcscomputer.com

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