General Ledger System Startup Tasks

      Verify that you are pointing to the startup data set

      Enter your chart of accounts into the account description file.  This can be done by manually entering the accounts using the Account Setup program, or by importing your chart of accounts from a prior system.

      Assign autopost numbers to the accounts that will be automatically posted to by the system.  Accounts such as sales, accounts receivable, inventory, and cash accounts will normally have a unique autopost number assigned to them.   This autopost is used in place of your account number when the system needs to id a specific account during transaction processing.

      Create account period records for the current calendar or fiscal year.

      Enter Beginning Balances

      Begin Operations


Create Divisions and Departments

Assign GL Autopost Numbers

Set GL System Parameters

Create Account Period Records

Load GL Beginning Balances