Chart of Accounts overview information

Alerts and notices

In Accounting CS, you can set up a client's chart of accounts to be as simple or as complex as necessary. Each account number can be between 3 and 60 characters in length, using up to 20 segments. Account segments may include locations, departments, units, funds, projects, cost centers, activities, and so forth. Each segment may be color coded to help identify each segment of the mask.

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Client setup overview

Setting up the chart of accounts mask

Before you can set up the chart of accounts for a client, you must first specify the chart of accounts mask to ensure that each account number is formatted correctly.

Using account segments

Setting up a client's chart of accounts mask

Chart of accounts mask and segments examples

Setting up the chart of accounts

After the chart of accounts mask has been defined, you can begin adding accounts to the chart of accounts.

Adding accounts to a client's chart of accounts

Importing chart of accounts data

Accounting CS enables you to save time and reduce potential data-entry errors by importing chart of accounts data from a spreadsheet.

Importing chart of accounts data from a spreadsheet

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