All kind of organizations small scale, large scale organizations benefit from the implementation of ERP finance module. The financial module is the core of many ERP software systems. It can gather financial data from various functional departments and generates valuable financial reports such as general ledger, trial balance, balance sheet, and quarterly financial statements.

Finance module in ERP

This module of the ERP software will take care of all accounts related entries and their impact on the whole system. How finance comes and how it is been utilized. The total flow of money (Cash/Bank) and total expenditures will be reflected here. As an aftereffect of this, the management will be able to take their important financial decision and Budgeting. They can come to know about the company’s financial position at any point in time. All sorts of important financial reports i.e. Trial Balance, Trading A/c, Profit & Loss A/c, Balance Sheet, Debtor’s Balance, Creditors Balance, Cash/Bank Fund position and many more are covered in this module.

General Ledger (G/L)

The General Ledger module is the foundation of your accounting system, with the flexibility that meets the current and future financial management requirements of organizations of all types and sizes. It provides a robust feature set designed to handle your most demanding budgeting and processing needs. General Ledger fully integrates with all modules and is the key to maximizing the efficiency and accuracy of your financial data.

G/L Security

The G/L Security module enables organizations to control which users can view or use certain general ledger accounts based on segment validation in G/L Security settings.

G/L Consolidations

G/L Consolidations lets you transfer and merge General Ledger account and transaction information between separate company and branch office locations. It is also designed to enable subsidiaries and holding companies to run without being on the same network or accounting database. G/L Consolidations provides a feature set that allows your company to define the level of detail to consolidate and provides a comprehensive audit trail.

Intercompany Transactions

finance module in ERP

The Intercompany Transactions module lets you enter General Ledger and Accounts Payable transactions that affect more than one company by automatically distributing transactions across two or more companies. In addition, its built-in flexibility automatically generates intercompany loan account entries according to user-defined relationship tables called routes. Intercompany Transactions simplifies and significantly reduces the amount of work required for intercompany accounting.

The Accounting Module is completely Transaction based unlike journal based. This implies most of the accounting functions are handled through relevant transactions in other Modules thereby saving a lot of time. The Module contains complete functionality required for any Accounting Department right from vouchers to the Balance Sheet and Profit and Loss Account.

Budgeting and Variance Analysis between Budgeted and Actual figures helps in controlling the Enterprise Expenses and Income efficiently. The Module also includes Cost Centres, which is completely flexible in terms of defining Cost Centres and their components. Cost Allocations for General Overheads can also be done on a pre-defined basis and required outputs could be generated for analysis purposes. Outstanding of Payables and Receivables with Ageing Analysis of both debtors and creditors are some the features of this module. Overall the module takes care of complete functions of any Accounting department.

The function of this module starts with accounts creation. External departments like marketing or purchase will create some of those accounts. Apart from regular voucher entries, this module will help the authority as well as other departments by providing financial figures. Final accounts will be generated from this module. Documents like Receivable and Payable statements are generated from this module. This module bridges between Sales & Procurement processes. All figures will be protected under the password. The only authorized person will be eligible to access information from this module.

Funds manipulations for concern are an important factor and some times it is treated as blood for an organization. So in this regard, sources of funds and application of funds are to be taken care of, by defining Balance sheets, Schedules, General and Sub-Ledger, party and customer masters. Also the various input transaction such as Voucher Entry, Credit/Debit entry, Cash/Bank receipts, Cash/Bank Payment, Bank Reconciliation statements, Bill verification. Then finally different types of financial reports, which can be of various types according to specified company standard.

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