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What Makes Up The Best Cloud Accounting Solution?

Let’s face it, there are numerous accounting software providers in the market today. Each of them provides their own unique set of tools and features. With tons to choose from, what sets the best accounting solutions apart from the rest? What qualities should you look...

Demystifying the Language of Debits and Credits

Since ancient times, bookkeeping and accounting methods have been a means to record entries and manage financial information. From the first use of handwritten ledgers to the cloud-based accounting tools used today, it is no surprise how commonly used terms such as...

The Trailblazing Cloud Accounting Features From 2017

Looking back at this year, there were many exciting milestones in the realm of Salesforce and supporting cloud technology. The AppExchange reached new heights with more than Five Million installs. Also, according to a recent study conducted by IDC on the Salesforce...

Three Sweet Features Added to Our Financial Suite

For many businesses, the process for tracking and receiving payments on products or services rendered involves several steps and internal resources.  In addition, documenting earnings, whether for tax purposes or management reporting, often results in...

Five Necessities In a Back Office Solution

There are several back office solutions available on the market.  Each offer their own unique features, functionality, and data management workflows.  Finding the best solution for your organization can often feel like a daunting task. Here are a five key...

Back Office Features by the Bunches

Do you have a batch of invoices that need to be emailed to customers?  While you often rely on your accounting software to track the billing process, wouldn’t it be nice to submit all the invoices at once and to multiple clients.  Now you can! In...

Streamlining Quote to Cash in Accounting Seed

  When it comes to invoicing through your business management system, workflow simplicity is key. The steps involved in preparing an order or project for billing does not have to be an arduous process.  In our Financial Suite 3.6.1 release, the process for...

Accounting Seed Announces Financial Suite 3.3

  We are excited to announce that Accounting Seed 3.3 is available and ready to be downloaded! Take your back office even further with our newest release which features a host of new features. If you haven’t tried us out yet, click here to download our demo and...

Accounting Seed Revamps Financial Reporter

  Accounting Seed has always come loaded with robust financial reporting capabilities, in our newest release we take it to the next level. In Financial Suite release 3.2 not only do you have the ability to run preconfigured financial reports, you are also able to...

Introducing Work Orders

  Work Orders are an important part of any company that needs to keep track of both products and services of which the combination of the two fulfill on the value proposition.   With Work Orders you are able to keep track inventory parts, purchase...

Financial File Imports Have Arrived

  Accounting Seed has come out with a way to streamline your back office management.  Now you have the ability to import your financial files directly into the application.   In the latest Financial Suite release we have added the ability to easily...

Helping Keep the Homeless Out of the Bitter Cold

  Homelessness is a problem that affects all areas of America. While many people think that homelessness is a problem centered in urban areas, sadly it is much more widespread.  Rural areas are just as likely to have a homeless population with far less...

Billing Formats

In Financial Suite release 2.20 we debuted new functionality around creating a Billing PDF.  We have pre-defined formats, or with a small amount of Visualforce tweaking you can create your own PDF format.  The first step to using the pre-defined formats is...

Accounting for Credit Cards

  Many businesses manage their account payables through credit cards today and recording the expenses incurred from those credit cards is important to help manage their operating expenses. In our 2.19 release we added a credit card payee look up field on the...

Making Bank Deposits

  An exciting feature that is included in our newest release, 2.19, is the ability to group multiple cash receipts together to make a bank deposit.  This allows you to reconcile your bank statement.   As soon in the image above, there is now a bank...

Update Posted Records

Update Posted Records   When you are managing your General Ledger, you will be posting records. Most of the time once you post a record, the data is locked.  You will not be able to update the source record or any transactions associated with the posted...

Navigating Accounting Seed

  When you first download Accounting Seed, it can seem a little bit overwhelming. Once you know your way around though it is easy to find all your financial data! There are  a few basic things that will help you on your way to get up and running with...

Recurring Billing

  In Accounting Seed you have the ability to set up recurring billings (sales invoices) that recur on a monthly, quarterly, semi-annual or annual basis. The first step to doing this is to create a recurring billing contract.  This can be set up directly from...

Classifying Balance Sheets

  To start, you need to add subtypes to you General Ledger accounts. There are two subtypes. Subtype 1 will be either an asset, liability, or equity.  Once you have selected subtype 1, the options for subtype 2 will be determined. Once you have selected the...

Opportunity Product Screen

   A Salesforce feature that we use in our application is the Product Screen that you open from an opportunity.  Without doing any additions, once you have selected a product you will see quantity, price, date and line description.  It is useful to...

Linked Reports

  Leveraging Salesforce’s native linked report functionality lets you quickly access your reporting data that is specific to the screen you are currently on.  An example of this is shown in the screen shot.  This shows a specific Accounting Period...

Cash Receipts

In the latest release, we have made faster navigation in Cash Receipts.  You can now quickly enter a new cash receipt from the Cash Application screen.  All you have to do is click the New Cash Receipt button at the bottom of the screen! You can also quickly...

Types of Accounting: Fund Accounting

When choosing an accounting system, it is important to take into consideration that there are several different types of accounting, and you will need to be able to do the type of accounting specific to your business.  One type of accounting is Fund Accounting. What...

What a Crazy Week!

This past week was a whirlwind! But it was a great one! We just got back from the biggest Cloud Computing event of the year, Dreamforce. From Monday until Thursday, we were manning the Accounting Seed booth and talking to all sorts of different people. It was great to...

Accounts Receivable- The Basics

An Accounts Receivable record shows what a customer owes you. It is the opposite of an Accounts Payable, which is what you owe a vendor.   Accounts Receivable An Account Receivable is a legally enforceable claim for payment to a customer for a good or...

Introduction to Accounts Payable and Purchase Orders

A clear understanding of the term Accounts Payable is fundamental to run a business. No matter what your industry, each and every company has an Accounts Payable. It’s important to note that Purchase Orders and Cash Disbursements are very important and closely...

Getting Started with Financial Reporting: 3 Top Reports

Financial Reports are the documents and records you put together to track and review how much money your business is making. Among other things, it will tell interested parties how profitable your business is, where your business is getting its capital from, and how...

Starting with Bank Reconciliations

  Bank reconciliations are an important part of any business, but also something that often gets neglected. When you are starting to do your bank recs, one of the most important things to remember is to be aware of the last time they were done. If they have been...

Why Accounting Seed-More than an App Provider

At Accounting Seed we pride ourselves on being so much more than an app provider. We consider ourselves a solutions company. We want to be able to provide our customers with whatever they need to make the best use of our product. We work with our customers all the way...