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Get The Most Out Of SAP Business One

You have been using SAP Business One for some time; it could be months or years – but are you getting the most out of your system?

Here are a list of questions to ask yourself:

  • Are you using spreadsheets for a system process?
  • Are your reports giving you data that you have to then transfer to Excel or Word before they are submitted to someone else?
  • Are you calculating VAT outside of SAP Business One?
  • Are you calculating anything outside of SAP Business One?
  • Do you enter payments manually into your bank?
  • Are you sending documents one by one via post or email?
  • Are you missing data within SAP Business One that you need?
  • Do you run multiple Companies but do not have inter company reports at a button click?
  • Are you missing links between Sales and Customer service?
  • Are you missing vital reports that could save time and money?
  • Are your transactions taking more than 20-30 seconds to enter into SAP Business One?
  • Are your processes confusing or cumbersome?
  • Are you missing information that you can’t get to in 10 seconds?
  • Are you missing documented business processes?
  • Are your users not getting the most out of the system?

If you answered yes to any or all of the questions above then you can benefit from a visit for a system tune up, report writing and a process/ system improvement session. SAP Business One is a great system which can give you everything you need within seconds – it may just need a few tweaks to get you there. If you think your system can be improved, you’re probably right. Let’s find out together!

Contact us now to organise a session and review of what can be improved.

Call 0843 886 1449 now to find out how a site visit can give you more from your system.

 

Exciting times! Our SAP Business One support lines are now open!

SAP Business One Support

What’s included in our support services?

  • Telephone Support
  • Email Support
  • Remote Access Support

SAP Business One Support Line

Ad Hoc Support Prices

Only £37.50 + VAT per support call*
Monthly Support

Just £500 + VAT per Month for unlimited users **

<< Check out the Support page in detail here >>

 

* & ** – See our main support page for more details.

Bookings are now being taken for September and October 2015 so don’t miss out!

Courses available:

  • SAP Business One – All Modules
  • Crystal Reports
  • SQL Queries for SAP Business One
  • Implementation best practices

1 dash 1 can assist you with selecting the best ERP or Accounting software for your business.

SAP Business One V9.1 New Features

The release of SAP Business One V9.1 is THE best version of SAP Business One so far. The new features push the abilities past most – if not all – other Business & Accounting systems! It is an exciting time for existing SAP Business One users and Companies that are looking for a full Business System.

Highlights:

  • Copy & Paste from/ to Excel
  • ‘Zoom’ into the tables in documents e.g. rows to make it easier to view and add Data to the rows
  • Extended Production Functionality
  • Resource Management for Production
  • The ability to ‘switch off’ functionality in the system if not used
  • Extended User authorisations including the ability to ‘group’ users together in an authorisation group to improve efficiency
  • A whole host of other new/extended functionality!!

Read the full document here

 

SAP Business One Year End Closing Instructions

SAP kindly provide a 50 page document which provides in depth instructions on the Year End process but most people only need to know how to run the actual Year End process in SAP B1.  Because it is a once yearly procedure, it is forgotten year to year. Here are the instructions for running the Year End process in Business One.

Year End Process in SAP B1

To carry forward the balances of the P&L accounts to the corresponding account in the balance sheet
(or several different balance sheets), you can use the period-end closing function. You can store the
results initially as a report and then post them at a later stage.
If you make postings after entering the balances carried forward, you need to restart the period-end
closing routine to include these subsequent postings.

EXAMPLE
Administration / Utilities / Period-End Closing

When you execute the report, the Period-End Closing window opens:

In the Period-End Closing – Selection Criteria window, you can specify the same account
in the Retained Earnings Account and the Period-End Closing Account fields.

Once you have executed the period-end closing for the selected expenses and revenue accounts, 2
transactions are created for each account and 2 journal entries are automatically created to reflect
those transactions.
The balances of those P&L accounts are posted to the period-end closing account on the same day
(the last day of the period) and the balances are reduced to zero. The first journal entry reflects this.
On the first day of the subsequent period, the period-end closing account is posted to the
corresponding balance carried forward to the retained earnings account in the balance sheet. The
second journal transaction reflects this.

The balance of the period-end closing account is zero.

This is how to run the SAP Business One Year End Process.

 

Contact Stuart Folley @ 1Dash1 if you have any questions or suggestions.

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We like to make things really simple to avoid confusion. Have a look at this quick vid and see it helps a bit. Although we install SAP Business One I guess our real talent is helping businesses improve their processes along the way.

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