Creating or modifying account grouping codes and subcodes in a trial balance

Alerts and notices

You can create and modify account groupings, codes, and subcodes at the engagement level, depending on your assigned security roles. Follow the steps below to add, delete, or modify account grouping codes or subcodes from the trial balance within a specific engagement.

By design, you cannot add, delete, or modify codes or subcodes in the Account Classification (System) account grouping or the corresponding account types. For a complete list of AdvanceFlow Account Classification codes, see Default account classification codes in AdvanceFlow.

  1. Click the Engagements button at the bottom of the navigation pane, and then select the applicable engagement.
  2. Click the Trial Balance tab.
  3. Click the Account Groupings button in the ribbon.
  4. Click the applicable account grouping to view the codes and subcodes.
  5. Do one of the following in the Codes pane on the left or the Subcodes pane on the right.
    • Add an account grouping code: Click the Add Add button button in the Codes pane. Enter the code and description in the provided fields, then click OK.
    • Add a subcode: Select an account grouping code, then click the Add button in the Subcodes pane. Enter the subcode and description in the provided fields, then click OK.
    • Modify an account grouping code or description: Select an account grouping code, then click the Properties button in the Codes pane. Adjust the code and/or description, then click OK.
    • Modify a subcode or description: Select an account grouping code, then select a subcode, and click the Properties button in the Subcodes pane. Adjust the subcode and/or description, then click OK.
    • Change the placement of an account grouping code: Select an account grouping code, then click the Move Up or Move Down button in the Codes pane until the code is in the correct place.
    • Change the placement of a subcode: Select an account grouping code, then select a subcode. Click the Move Up or Move Down button in the Subcodes pane until the subcode is in the correct place.
    • Delete an account grouping code: Select an account grouping code, then click the Delete button in the Codes pane. Click Yes at the confirmation prompt.
    • Delete a subcode: Select an account grouping code, then select a subcode. Click the Delete button in the Subcodes pane. Click Yes at the confirmation prompt.
  6. Click the Save button above the Codes and Subcodes panes.

    Note: If you do not want to save the changes, click the Cancel button to undo the changes you have made.

  7. Click OK to close the Account Groupings dialog.

Notes

  • If you do not see the grouping you expected, you can import an account grouping into the engagement .
  • Changes made to account grouping codes and subcodes in the Trial Balance for an engagement apply to that engagement only; they do not affect the firm level account groupings.

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