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Microsoft Dynamics GP 2013 Financial Management

Book Description

Unleash the power of financial management with tips, techniques, and solutions for Microsoft Dynamics GP 2013

  • Discover how to improve financial management in Microsoft Dynamics GP 2013

  • Learn the key financial management modules in Microsoft Dynamics GP 2013

  • Improve your abilities with Microsoft Dynamics GP 2013 to gain a better understanding and control of your business

In Detail

Microsoft Dynamics GP 2013 is a mature accounting software, ERP application, which is aimed at making life easier for financial professionals. This book is to assist readers in improving their use of Microsoft Dynamics GP by showing them how to get the most out of the financial aspect of the system.

Microsoft Dynamics GP 2013 Financial Management is intended to add value to your organization by making use of additional modules and processes by introducing readers, new or experienced, to some of the financial management modules of Dynamics GP, such as Analytical Accounting, Cash Flow Management, and Encumbrance Management.

Microsoft Dynamics GP 2013 Financial Management introduces the six essential financial modules. You will get acquainted with accounting to enable reporting, before gaining an oversight into inflow and outflow of cash. Budget studies cover all aspects of budget use in Dynamics GP for comparing actual figures against the budgets created and maintained within the system. The final chapters cover PO Commitments and Encumbrance Management; two sides of the same coin. Both modules allow for the control of purchasing by either committing or encumbering the transactions and preventing overspending.

Table of Contents

  1. Microsoft Dynamics GP 2013 Financial Management
    1. Table of Contents
    2. Microsoft Dynamics GP 2013 Financial Management
    3. Credits
    4. About the Author
    5. Acknowledgement
    6. About the Reviewers
    7. www.PacktPub.com
      1. Support files, eBooks, discount offers and more
        1. Why Subscribe?
        2. Free Access for Packt account holders
        3. Instant Updates on New Packt Books
    8. Preface
      1. What this book covers
      2. What you need for this book
      3. Who this book is for
      4. Conventions
      5. Reader feedback
      6. Customer support
        1. Errata
        2. Piracy
        3. Questions
    9. 1. Analytical Accounting
      1. Creating default records
      2. Setting up posting options
      3. Activating Analytical Accounting
      4. Assigning security roles and tasks
      5. Configuring Analytical Accounting options
      6. Configuring Assignment Setup
      7. Creating transaction dimensions and dimension codes
      8. Setting up an accounting class
      9. Granting user access to transaction dimensions
      10. Entering a transaction with Analytical Accounting information
        1. Duplicate analysis information when copying a transaction
        2. Integration of Analytical Accounting with Fixed Asset Management
      11. Creating an Analytical Accounting budget
        1. Analytical Accounting budgets in Microsoft Excel
      12. Year-end processing
      13. Activating Analytical Accounting in an existing system
      14. Analytical Accounting inquiries
        1. Transaction Dimension Relation
        2. Analytical Accounting – Journal Entry Inquiry
        3. Distribution Query Wizard
        4. Multilevel Query Wizard
        5. Analytical Accounting Budget vs Actual Inquiry
      15. Analytical Account SmartLists
      16. Summary
    10. 2. Cash Flow Management
      1. Creating a cash flow forecast
      2. Using the Cash Flow Calendar
        1. Viewing other cash flow forecasts
        2. Launching Cash Flow Calendar from Cash Flow Explorer
        3. Printing weekly cash flow reports
      3. "What if?" transactions
      4. Summary
    11. 3. Budget Creation and Maintenance
      1. Creating a budget with Microsoft Excel
        1. Editing a budget in Microsoft Excel
        2. Importing a budget from Microsoft Excel
      2. Maintaining budgets
      3. Combining budgets
      4. Entering budget transactions
      5. Summary
    12. 4. Budget Reporting
      1. Inquiries
        1. Budget Summary Inquiry
        2. Budget vs. Actual Inquiry
        3. Budget Journal Entry Inquiry
        4. Budget Transaction Summary Inquiry
      2. Account Rollup Inquiry
      3. Detailed budget report
      4. Budgets in Management Reporter 2012
        1. Creating the row definition
        2. Creating the column definition
        3. Creating the report definition
      5. Summary
    13. 5. Purchase Order Commitments
      1. Enabling PO Commitments
      2. Entering a Purchase Order Commitment
      3. Budget vs Actual & Committed Inquiry
      4. Summary
    14. 6. Encumbrance Management
      1. Setting up Encumbrance Management
      2. Encumbrance statuses
      3. Transaction entry
      4. Encumbrance inquiries
        1. Encumbrance Summary Inquiry
        2. Encumbrance Detail Inquiry
        3. Encumbrance PO Inquiry
        4. Encumbrance GL Inquiry
      5. Encumbrance Reports
      6. Year-end processes
      7. Summary
    15. Index