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 accounting 101


Cash Management 101
Cash management is an essential business process all organizations must perform to survive. Though cash management uses automation for much of the “grunt” work,

accounting 101  system offers some elementary accounting functions. To get started in cash management, a few basic sets of reports that every ERP and accounting system provides include the following: open sales orders, aged analysis, open and closed purchase orders, shipping reports, inventory evaluations, fixed assets, and general ledger statements. Bring this information together with other financial information to the ubiquitous spreadsheet program. Produce a cash-flow analysis schedule. Look at all areas of your

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Small Business Software (SBS)

The Small Business Software (SBS) evaluation model targets functional requirements for fully featured solutions designed to support all business requirements of a typical small business. Extending beyond mere accounting functions, it is primarily applicable to those businesses for which full-scale ERP software may be too complex or cumbersome. However, the model of SBS solutions includes all the essential categories such as General Ledger, Accounts Payable (A/P) and Accounts Receivable (A/R), Payroll, Job and Project Costing, Multinational Accounting, Light Manufacturing, Inventory, Technology, and much more. 

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