Year End Processing; Get Ready For 2015 With Sage 300 ERP 6.x (Accpac)

Posted by EQ Tech on Fri, Dec 12, 2014

Sage 300 ERP Year-End Closing

There are less than 20 days to prepare for 2015.  Which means it is time to get ready for the 2014 Year End Closing Tasks.  We prepared a short list of  tips and tricks; a printable checklist and a  webinar scheduled next week on December 17th, 2014 to review in detail Year End Closing Procedures in Sage 300 ERP 6.x (Accpac).

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Tips For a Successful 2014 Year End with SAGE 300 ERP  6.x (Accpac)

  • BACK UP, BACK UP, BACK UP and TEST your database.  Confirm the data is readable and that the backup was successful befpre performing any Year End Closing tasks.   

  • DOUBLE CHECK your General Ledger settings.   Any fiscal sets and transactions that are older than the number of years noted will be deleted.  This setting can be found in your [General Ledger] >[ Setup Options]

  • IMPORT YOUR BUDGET easily into the General Ledger using an Excel Spreadsheet.

  • PREPARE YOUR 1099'S and print them from the Accounts Payable module.

  • WHAT VERSION AND SERVICE PACK ARE YOU USING? Closing Procedures can vary depending on the version of Sage 300 ERP (Accpac) you’re currently running.   This was writtten for  SAGE 300 ERP 6.X (Accpac), so be sure to check your version number and service pack before starting year end.

  • CREATE A NEW FISCAL CALENDAR before enterting any new transactions for 2015.

  • CHECK DATA RETENTION SETTINGS  Historical data is retained, based on the version you’re running and the settings you’ve configured in each module.  Double check your settings so you don’t lose important data during year end close.

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Topics: Sage 300 (ACCPAC)

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