Financials includes standard configurations for most business processes, but you can change the configuration to suit the needs of company.
For example, your chart of accounts is prefilled with a number of posting accounts ready for use. You can, of course, change the chart of accounts to suit your needs. For more information, see Finance.
From your Home page, you can access assisted setup guides that help you configure certain scenarios and add features to Financials. For information about how to access all assisted and manual setup windows, see Getting Ready for Doing Business.
Some functionality, either general or for specific business processes, can be set up manually in addition to the assisted setup. The following lists some of functionality that can you can set up manually.
|Set up payment methods, currencies, and the chart of accounts, and define rules and defaults for managing financial transactions.||Setting Up Finance|
|Set up your own and your vendors' bank accounts and enable services for importing and exporting bank files.||Setting Up Banking|
|Configure the rules and values that define your company's sales policies, register new customers, and set up how you communicate with customers.||Setting Up Sales|
|Configure the rules and values that define your company's purchasing policies, register new vendors, and prioritize your vendors for payment processing.||Setting Up Purchasing|
|Configure the rules and values that define the company's inventory policies, set up locations if you keep inventory in multiple warehouses, and categorize your items to improve searching and sorting .||Setting Up Inventory|
|Set up resources, time sheets, and jobs to manage projects.||Setting Up Project Management|
|Configure how to insure, maintain, and depreciate fixed assets, and how you record the costs of fixed assets in your company books.||Setting Up Fixed Assets|
|Set up unique identification codes for records, such as cards, documents, and journal lines, to track them in the system.||Creating Number Series|
|Set up the SMTP Mail Setup window to send and receive emails from documents within Financials.||How to: Set up Email|
|Set up unique identification codes.||How to: Create Number Series|