Advantage Series 5.1 What’s New in ACCPAC Advantage Series 5.1 Flexible ACCPAC Advantage Series ™ 5.1 offers increased flexibility in order to reach many different kinds of mid-market buyers It’s More Flexible Supports All Databases Across All Editions IBM ® DB2 ®
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Advantage Series 5.1 What’s New in ACCPAC Advantage Series 5.1
Flexible ACCPAC Advantage Series™ 5.1 offers increased flexibility in order to reach many different kinds of mid-market buyers
It’s More Flexible • Supports All Databases Across All Editions • IBM® DB2® • Pervasive.SQL™ • Microsoft® SQL Server • Oracle ® • Optional Add-On Modules Across All Editions • Multicurrency • National Accounts Management • Optional Fields and Validation Tables • Corporate Edition LanPaks • Can now add in single increments • Tailored System • Buy only what you need
Competitive Advantage Series 5.1 pricing structure makes it easier to compare with other mid-market products
It’s More Competitive • Price Changes • Reduced System Manager pricing • One price for System Manager that supports all databases • Reduced Enterprise Edition module pricing • LanPak discounts • IBM DB2 Now Included • IBM DB2 server and three-user license included FREE with all System Manager purchases* • Extremely competitive pricing for additional users beyond the first three * Not provided at no charge to SupportPlus clients.
Enhanced Advantage Series 5.1 provides enhanced system features, performance improvements, new ease of use features and new modules
System Manager • Browser-based Access • Take advantage of a SOAP (Simple Object Access Protocol) interface to the business logic objects to enable Web service-based integration.
System Manager • Customized Working Environment • Display and run desktop customizations that you set up in the traditional ACCPAC® desktop when running in a Web browser by using enhanced Web desktop customization. • Specify whether to display a warning, error or nothing when entering transactions in a locked fiscal period by using the Locked Fiscal Periods option. • Specify whether to display a warning, error or nothing when entering a general ledger account number for an inactive account by using the Inactive G/L Accounts option. • Specify whether to display a warning, error or nothing when entering a general ledger account number that has not been set up in General Ledger by using the Non-existent G/L Accounts option.
System Manager • Enhanced Ease of Use • Use New GL Options for Bank Services • Specify the date, fiscal year and period to which reversing payments and returned receipts will be posted by using additional fields. • Specify the information that you would like to pass to General Ledger by using the reference and description in Entries for Bank Reconciliations. • Post bank entries at any time, not just during bank reconciliation, to keep your bank account and General Ledger in constant balance. • Reconcile deposits using a select mode for a list of all deposits, or direct mode for a list of specific deposits.
System Manager • Enhanced Ease of Use • Use New Finder Options • Highlight a field in color for the text or the background by using color options. • Decide the starting point for the Finder by using the Search First option. • Search on any field including number fields. • Use field descriptions or internal field names as column headings with the Field Name as Column Heading option. • If you are creating customized reports, the option lets you see the internal field names and the related data. • Display all the processing fields using the Columns option. • Export the listing to a file.
System Manager • Enhanced Ease of Use • Take advantage of tax class exemptions for specific authorities. The subledgers will set the tax amount and the tax base for tax authority and classes that are exempt to zero. • Benefit from surtax calculations on tax amounts for specified tax authorities. • Use collated and double-sided options for report printing. • Import and export in XML format.
General Ledger • Enhanced Ease of Use • Choose whether to use budget and quantity opening balances from the previous year with new Financial Reporter options. • Specify the posting period of reversing journal entries by using additional fields. • Use a default source code for journal entries and recurring entries.
General Ledger • Enhanced Ease of Use • Automatically create new accounts by specifying new account segments using the Create Accounts form.
General Ledger • Enhanced Ease of Use • Export posted journal entry batches. • Print the Transactions Listing with a page break after each account.
General Ledger • Quickly Locate Transactions Across Modules • Drilldown to the complete journal entry for posted batches.
Accounts Receivable • Customized Working Environment • Specify the default invoice type (summary or item). • Specify the default for Calculate Tax in Invoice Entry. • Specify the default receipt type in Receipt Entry.
Accounts Receivable • Enhanced Ease of Use • Use Enhanced Customer Options • Maintain separate numbers for the customer and the contact in your customer records with new telephone and fax numbers for the customer’s contact. • Send statements and invoices to your customer’s billing address, customer’s e-mail address or contact’s e-mail address by using the delivery method. • Specify the default for each receipt you enter for the customer using the receipt type.
Accounts Receivable • Enhanced Ease of Use • Use Enhanced Customer Options • Specify for each customer whether to allow a partial shipment of items using the Allow Partial Shipments option. • Set up your customers for shopping on the Web through eTransact using the Allow Web Store Shopping option.
Accounts Receivable • Enhanced Ease of Use • Use new e-mail, contact e-mail, contact telephone number and contact fax number fields for ship-to locations and national accounts.
Accounts Receivable • Enhanced Ease of Use • Take Advantage of Enhanced Statement and Invoice Printing • Maintain complete details of your statements, for easy reprinting at any time. • Print statements, letters and invoices using each customer’s delivery method or the current print destination. • Create messages for sending statements and invoices to customers by e-mail using the new E-mail Messages form. • Print statements using the pre-5.1 forms if you have customized statement forms.
Accounts Receivable • Enhanced Ease of Use • Show tax details when printing the Invoice Batch Listing Report. • Easy reconciliation of customer accounts by entering a zero receipt amount. • Print payment schedule information on invoice forms. • Take advantage of support for the fiscal year and period specified in Bank Services when returning a customer’s receipt. • Benefit from enhanced document numbering for restricting the length of document numbers automatically assigned by Accounts Receivable (such as invoice numbers). • Benefit from enhanced performance for clearing fully paid documents.
Accounts Payable • Customized Working Environment • Specify the default transaction type in Payment Entry. • Specify the method for determining the tax base and tax amount with support for tax options in recurring payables. • Include vendors with a zero balance on the Aged Payables report.
Accounts Payable • Enhanced Ease of Use • Use new contact telephone and fax numbers for vendor records. • Use new e-mail, contact e-mail, contact telephone number and contact fax number fields for remit-to locations. • Benefit from electronic filing of 1099 Miscellaneous forms. • Use adjustment entry when applying documents in Payment Entry. • Take advantage of minimum to report amounts for each 1099/CPRS codes.
Accounts Payable • Enhanced Ease of Use • Take advantage of support for the fiscal year and period specified in Bank Services when reversing a payment. • Benefit from enhanced document numbering for restricting the length of document numbers automatically assigned by Accounts Payable (such as invoice numbers). • Have multiple users print checks from different batches at the same time. • Benefit from enhanced performance for clearing fully paid documents.
Inventory Control • Customized Working Environment • Specify items with a user-specified costing method (for example, non-stock items) as bill of material (BOM) components when setting up a BOM. • Benefit from Additional Options for Printing the Item Valuation Report • Include any combination of quantity and cost values. • Print a report that values your inventory using the base price of the selected price list by using the additional valuation method of Default Item Price List.
Order Entry • Customized Working Environment • Specify the general ledger account for non-stock items. The non-stock clearing account is displayed as a default for the item and you can use or change the account. • Post orders to non-existent customers. If the option is on, Order Entry will allow orders and invoices to be posted to non-existent customers (as is current). If the option is off, Order Entry will prohibit the entry of the order or invoice. • Take advantage of a default number of days for the expiration of quotations. When entering a quote, Order/Invoice Entry will default the expiration date based on the number of days specified.
Order Entry • Enhanced Ease of Use • Use new fields for the customer’s e-mail address, the contact’s e-mail address, the contact’s telephone number and the contact’s fax number during order and invoice entry. • Create messages for sending order confirmations, quotes, invoices, and credit notes to customers by e-mail by using a new E-mail Messages form. • Display the order prepayment total on the invoice total page, to easily determine if there is an outstanding balance. • Partially ship items for only those customers that allow partial shipments by using the new Allow Partial Shipments customer option. • Send quotations, order confirmations, invoices and credit notes using each Accounts Receivable customer’s delivery method or the current print destination.
Purchase Orders • Enhanced Ease of Use • Enter General Ledger inventory/expense account during transaction entry for non-stock items. • Use new fields for the vendor’s e-mail address, the contact’s e-mail address, the contact’s telephone number and the contact’s fax number during transaction entry. • Send purchase orders and returns using each Accounts Payable vendor’s delivery method or the current print destination.
Purchase Orders • Enhanced Ease of Use • Create messages you can use when sending purchase orders and returns to your vendors by e-mail using a new E-mail Messages form.
Integrated Advantage Series 5.1 is the foundation for a complete end-to-end business management application
End-to-End Integration • ACCPAC eCRM™ • ACCPAC eTransact® • ACCPAC Manufacturing (Production Entry only) • ACCPAC Warehouse Management System™(EE only) • ACCPAC Query™ • ACCPAC CFO™ • ACCPAC Exchange™ • ACCPAC HR Series ™ • ACCPAC ePOS ™
Advantage Series 5.1 offers increased flexibility, a new pricing structure, and enhanced features and integration – making it easier than ever to tailor a competitive solution to reach many different mid-market buyers. Flexible Competitive Enhanced Integrated ACCPAC Advantage Series 5.1