Accelerate financial close, improve forecasting, and get real-time performance metrics while fostering compliance and security across subsidiaries.
Set up companies and post to the general ledger though general journals. Use features for VAT and sales tax, recurring journals, and background posting of journals. Posting and reporting can be done in one additional reporting currency.
Use built-in reports, customized reports (both RDCL and Word), and easily refresh data in Microsoft Excel, and Power BI reports and charts.
View and edit the data in most general ledger pages using Microsoft Excel.
ledgers for important parts of your business, such as departments, projects, sales channel, and geographical areas. Set up rules for how to combine dimensions and dimension values. Control the use of dimensions and increase the reliability of output based on dimensions. Assign default dimensions values to master data such as general ledger accounts, customers, vendors, fixed assets, resources, and items. Set up rules to prioritize the use of default values.
Use data from dimensions in reports for filtering, account schedules to analyze your general ledger, and in data sent to Power BI.
Import budget information to and from Microsoft Excel for enhanced calculation capabilities when you prepare budgets.
Analyze general ledger actuals and budgets in userdefined scenarios. Explore the scenarios to gain insight into the business that are not immediately reflected in your chart of accounts.
Consolidate companies from the same Business Central tenant and pull data directly into the consolidation company. Or use XML files to pull data from other Business Central tenants, databases, or third-party business management application. Use multiple currencies, dimensions, and budgets for consolidations.
Manage accounting for more than one company in a posting process that includes one or more Business Central tenants or databases. Send sales and purchase documents to partner companies and post journals transactions through a mapping to shared charts of accounts and dimensions. Control the document flow through an Inbox/Outbox feature that automates sending and receipt. Use sales and purchase documents with multiple currencies to reconcile intercompany balances
Track fixed assets such as buildings, machinery, and equipment. Post fixed-asset transactions such as acquisitions, depreciation, write-downs, appreciation, and disposal. Assign one or more depreciation books to define methods and conditions for calculating depreciation. Use depreciation books to meet managerial, internal accounting, and legal reporting requirements. Register maintenance costs, insurance coverage, and cost allocations for assets.
Fixed assets allocation
Use allocation keys to distribute percentages of fixed asset transactions, such as acquisition cost and depreciation, to departments or projects.
Fixed assets insurance
Track insurance coverage and annual insurance premiums for fixed assets and easily determine whether they are under- or over-insured. Attach assets to one or more insurance policies and index insurance amounts.
Fixed assets maintenance
Record maintenance and service expenses for fixed assets. Get detailed information to analyze and make decisions about fixed asset renewal and disposal.