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Microsoft Dynamics GP 2010 Implementation

By : Victoria Yudin
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Microsoft Dynamics GP 2010 Implementation

By: Victoria Yudin

Overview of this book

Microsoft Dynamics GP 2010 is a sophisticated Enterprise Resource Planning application with a multitude of features and options. The implementation of Dynamics GP is usually considered to be complex, and can be very confusing for users and consultants. This step-by-step guide will show you how to effectively implement Dynamics GP 2010 with ease.This focused, step-by-step tutorial covers the basics of Microsoft Dynamics GP, from licensing, to design, before moving on to more complex topics such as implementation and setup. You will learn how to install and configure Microsoft Dynamics GP 2010 from start to finish.This book will enable you to master the implementation of Microsoft Dynamics 2010 effectively. This book starts with how to plan and complete a successful Microsoft Dynamics GP 2010 implementation. You will then move on to learning who should be on the implementation team, what important questions should be asked and how to plan your infrastructure for Dynamics GP 2010. Detailed descriptions of all the setup options for the core Dynamics GP modules as well as practical advice on setup will help guide you through the myriad of options available in this powerful application. As you reach the end of the book you will learn how to import your initial data with illustrations and practical examples.
Table of Contents (18 chapters)
Microsoft Dynamics GP 2010 Implementation
About the Author
About the Reviewer
General Ledger Account Categories
Microsoft Professional Services: Additional Tools Available

General Ledger

The General Ledger (GL) module is part of the Financial series in Dynamics GP and the menu choices for it will start with Financial. The SQL tables for the General Ledger module will begin with GL. There are three setup steps for the GL module:

  • General Ledger setup

  • Categories

  • Segments

Creating General Ledger accounts is typically considered part of the GL module setup; however, we went over creating GL accounts as part of the company setup in Chapter 6. There is also an optional step of setting up account currencies if you are using the Multicurrency module.

General Ledger setup

To open the General Ledger Setup window, navigate to Microsoft Dynamics GP | Tools | Setup | Financial | General Ledger. This window controls the next journal entry number, the Retained Earnings account used for closing the General Ledger, history settings, and options allowed for GL transactions. These settings can be changed at any time; however, as most users should not have access to setup windows,...