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Expertise.LAN and Expertise.SQL
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RealWorld Expertise.LAN/Expertise.SQL consists of 13 modules that can be used individually or combined into a fully integrated system. The complete line includes Accounts Payable, Accounts Receivable, Data Manager, Fund Accounting, General Ledger with Check Reconciliation, General Ledger/25, General Ledger/50, Inventory Management, Payroll, Point of Sale, Purchase Order, Sales Order, and the System Manager with Vertical Market Toolkit and Report Writer. Vertical applications are available through our reseller network.
RealWorld Expertise.LAN/Expertise.SQL provides many customizing options, from a modifiable desktop design to user-definable fields. Every function can be placed on a desktop button for instant access to your most frequently used accounting tasks, reports, and programs. The reverse is true too: Elements can be removed from input screens if they don't apply to that particular job function. Virtually every screen, menu, field, input window, and report can be modified to maximize your use of the software. Notes can be added to help screens to reflect changes made to the system.
RealWorld Expertise.LAN/Expertise.SQL follows Microsoft's Graphical User Interface (GUI) standards. Since its screen setup and design are similar to other GUI products, Visual Accounting is easy to learn and use. The design allows you to use a mouse or the keyboard to move around screens. Bookmarks on this page
RealWorld Expertise.LAN/Expertise.SQL provides simultaneous access with its multi-tasking feature. Multiple users can simultaneously open any number of screens, within the limits of the PC's resources. You can access up to 100 accounting options per user, from Payroll check runs to Purchase Order entry to Accounts Receivable invoicing. The system handles an unlimited number of companies, which is especially useful for sites requiring multi-company consolidation. Optional extensions to the General Ledger module enable larger organizations to use up to 50-character account codes.
International currency support is provided system-wide, with options for multi-currency financial statements and consolidations. Bookmarks on this page
RealWorld Expertise.LAN/Expertise.SQL easily integrates with many other Microsoft Windows applications. You'll be able to use your accounting information in word processors, spreadsheets, financial analysis tool, presentation and chart software using the Data Manager module. Bookmarks on this page
RealWorld Expertise.LAN/Expertise.SQL includes multi-level security features, including restricted access to any combination of functions, fields, and/or files. Access to reports can be controlled by user, department, or company, with optional password protection. Overriding credit limits, changing inventory prices, exceeding budgets, and approving POs cannot be made without the appropriate security access. Each file can have read-only or write access. Data can be stored across multiple paths and/or servers for additional flexibility and security.
To ensure system integrity, Expertise.LAN/Expertise.SQL implements very advanced fault tolerance with each transaction processing. This allows for a full recovery of data entered in case of a system failure.
Gain better control of your business expenses and maintain a good credit rating by becoming more efficient with your payables. Accounts Payable helps you determine the best time to pay bills by tracking amounts, due dates, and discounts. Besides processing transactions and printing checks, Accounts Payable includes the following features-and more!
Collect your receivables faster and more efficiently. The Accounts Receivable module improves the management of all aspects of sales, pricing, sales commissions, customer credit, billing, taxes, and shipping. You'll have easy access to vital information such as who owes you money, when it's due, and much more.
With the Data Manager, each desktop in RealWorld Expertise.LAN/Expertise.SQL can be tailored to each user's specific needs, quickly and effectively.
Expertise.Commerce consists of two parts: 1.) The RealWorld Expertise accounting suite with Expertise.Commerce features installed, and 2.) a web site virtual storefront created using RealWorlds SiteBuilder program.
Expertise.Commerce acts as the interface between the users virtual store and the Expertise Accounts Receivable, Sales Order and Inventory Management modules. This chapter contains information about the set up, maintenance and transactions of Expertise.Commerce exclusive of the virtual store web site. For information on the web site storefront see the Site-Builder user manual.
Fund accounting is designed to support funded activities, such as research grants. It also can be used by corporations that manage and consolidate the finances of multiple subsidiaries or share financial responsibilities. Some of the features include:
General Ledger pulls together all of your accounting transactions in order to generate financial statements. With G/L, you'll have an accurate picture of your company's profits, assets, liabilities, and equity position. You can compare your current expenses and income to budgets, prior periods, and last year's amounts. Other features include:
For companies that require more than the standard 12-digit account codes, the General Ledger extensions support 25 or 50 digits. Additional data security is provided through account segment restrictions, which limit user access according to General Ledger template characters in the account codes.
Inventory Management tracks quantities on-hand and on-order to help you maintain inventory at optimal levels. You'll be able to determine how quickly items sell and the value of your inventory. You'll be able to maintain detailed information-including serial number, lot number, and bin tracking-on all inventory items throughout any period. Other benefits include:
Expertise accounting Multi-Currency is an optional module in the Expertise Accounting suite, having all of the capabilities needed to conveniently perform FASB 52 compliant financial reporting for businesses operating in the international marketplace. It allows the user to process invoices for customers and checks for vendors in their own currency. The user can also print customer invoices and receive payments in the customers own currencies per transaction. Multi-Currency is fully integrated with the Expertise Accounts Payable, Accounts Receivable and General Ledger modules.
Besides all the 1099s, 941s, and W-2 forms and magnetic media required, you need to keep track of many details associated with paying your employees. The Payroll module helps you maintain employee payroll information, calculate taxes, handle voluntary deductions, and print paychecks for both regular and contract employees. Some of Payroll's benefits include:
RealWorld Point of Sale is a retail front-end program that interfaces with RealWorld Expertise 5.5 (or later). Point of Sale (POS) allows comprehensive processing, tracking and control of transactions generated at the point of order or sale.
The RealWorld Expertise.LAN Project Costing application is an independent accounting module that enables you to easily track details per project phase for job shops, manufacturers, and construction firms of all sizes. The current implementation of the Project Costing module is well tested and ready to go for estimating and cost entry. It is tightly integrated and is very competitive with the best of breed for project / job cost accounting.
Control your costs by accurately tracking purchase orders and deliveries. Vendor quotes can be automatically converted to a purchase order, and the vendor invoice can be created while receiving the purchase order. When items are received, line item receipts validate units ordered, unit price, and line item extended cost. Some other tracking capabilities include:
Maximize the efficiency of order processing and increase customer satisfaction by accurately recording sales, manufacturing, shipping, and return item activities. With Sales Order, you can easily track inventory items on-hand, backorders, quotes, credit limits, and discount levels at the time of sale. Benefits include:
Expertise SiteBuilder is an advanced, Java programming language based, template driven development tool that allows a company to quickly and easily build a virtual storefront for use on the worldwide web. Web sites built using SiteBuilder interface seamlessly with the RealWorld Expertise accounting suites built-in Expertise.Commerce features.
SiteBuilder created web sites offer self serve shopping including the ability to login, browse catalogs of products, place and pay for orders, receive automated order confirmation, and automated shipping notice. Custom-ers can shop at their convenience, at the same time reducing duplicate orders and data entry errors, and improving overall customer support and business efficiency.
System Manager with Vertical Market Toolkit and Report Writer The System Manager is required to operate any of the other modules in the Expertise.LAN/Expertise.SQL product line. The package includes all required system libraries (DLLs), a Report Writer, and an exclusive Vertical Market Toolkit.
The Report Writer includes more than 400 pre-defined reports. The Report Writer can access any field from any file. Restricted parameters can be selected, such as specific dates or departments. Comparisons to any record's field can be made using such terms as "less than" and "greater than."
Existing reports can be modified by adding or changing a field and saving the report under a new name. Custom reports and forms are easily created using WYSIWYG (What You See Is What You Get) design methods. Any field from any file can be placed in any location on a report.
The Vertical Market Toolkit allows complete customization of the user's working environment. All elements of the user interface can be modified, including desktop elements, input field names, and screen locations.
RealWorld's Client/Server-in-a-Box is a bundle package featuring Pervasive Software's Btrieve client/server database and ODBC drivers. The package allows RealWorld Visual Accounting to run in true client/server mode, where the data is processed at the server level. Client/Server-in-a-Box supports 32-bit applications. It offers high performance data access, full scaleability, dynamic file expansion, and sophisticated data recovery.
The RealWorld Conversion Utility converts RealWorld Accounting and Business Software data files to RealWorld Expertise.LAN/Expertise.SQL data files.
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