General Ledger Overview

The General Ledger System (GL) is designed to be flexible and to provide support for a wide variety of applications.

To accomplish this, the approach was taken to treat the G/L as a repository of data, and to organize the data in such a manner that it can be retrieved easily and efficiently.


GL File Structure

Field Sizes

Account Numbering

Account Description

Account Type

Sort Sequence

Account Status

Accounting Periods

Transaction Posting

Autopost Numbers

Alternate Chart of Accounts

Sequential Journal Entry Assignment by Account