Infor ERP SyteLine‘s General Ledger tracks financial expenditures within the company and generates financial statements and reports for management, auditors, and investors. The General Ledger is tied to other parts of the system through the Chart of Accounts and the distribution journals. A
Chart of Accounts is easily created to control how you want to report on your business.
Financial information collected during dayto-day operations is posted frequently to distribution journals. In addition to the distribution journals, there is a General journal that you can use to hold closeout
and summary entries for year-end procedures.
You can also create user-defined journals - custom journals to store, retrieve, and track entries specific to your business. Unit Codes can be activated for each account in the Chart of Accounts, to collect key
Hierarchical General Ledger
Define a Chart of Accounts that mirrors your enterprise structure.
Create recurring journals, reversal journals, and automatic allocations based on rules you specify.
Export results of queries to Excel, ASCII
Full G/L drill down to source documents
Multi-site journal entries
Obsolescence and effectivity dates on GL accounts
Built in Financial Report Writer
Cash flow analysis
External Financial Interface
Re-open closed years
Security for out-of-period postings
Multi-Site Ledger Consolidation
Create your G/L reporting method (monthly, 4-4-5,13 Period)
Infor ERP SyteLine Accounts Payable brings world-class functionality and control to your cash management system. With features that streamline and simplify the critical daily tasks that make sound financial management possible, SyteLine Accounts
Payable helps managers stay abreast of critical cash positions to improve efficiency and profitability.
Infor ERP SyteLine Account Payable’s rich connections to the entire suite of SyteLine‘s modules will give your payables process full, fast, and accurate financial and operational information to help you make better decisions and execute your business strategy more effectively.
Centralized or decentralized A/P payments
Consolidate vouchers (one voucher for multiple POs)
Create recurring vouchers and specify the frequency
Create vouchers automatically through POs/receipts matching
Enter voucher prior to PO receipt (Voucher pre-register)
Vendor and voucher holds
Vendor Debit Memos
Electronic fund transfer payments with remittance advice
Multi-lingual vendor paperwork
Assign vendor accounts to specific A/P accounts on the G/L.
Write checks ―on-the-fly‖ in support of immediate payment of invoices
Other than inventory, no asset is typically larger than your Accounts Receivable (AR). Infor ERP SyteLine‘s AR helps you become more efficient, thus having a positive impact on cash flow, reduction of bad debt, and improved customer relationships.
Infor ERP SyteLine‘s AR facilitates the process of applying receipts, allows you to view current account balances, and improves the communication between your billing, credit, and collection departments in
real time. Payment information is tracked
instantaneously, allowing you to gather statistical information about customer payment history which helps to improve customer support and cash flow.
With Infor ERP SyteLine AR, you gain the accurate, real-time information you need to make immediate decisions about extending credit limits, collections, and managing a key component of your cash flow.
Centralized or decentralized AR Cash Receipts that automatically post to Bank Reconciliations
Consolidated Invoicing by period or group of shipments
Credit management including customer and order holds
Support complex invoicing terms
3 Tier Customers (Corp— Bill To, Sold To(s), Ship To(s))
Letter of Credit support
Multi-lingual invoices, credit memos & statements
Generate A/R invoices automatically from shipping activities
Assign customer accounts to specific A/R accounts
Report customer prepayment and automatically deduct the amount of the prepayment or credit from the invoice total.
Generate credit memos from returns
Create credit memos for price adjustments, then apply them to open invoices
The Cost Accounting features within Infor ERP SyteLine support both actual costing and standard costing, providing you with the flexibility to choose the Cost Type and Cost Method that works best for you.
Infor ERP SyteLine captures costs as changes occur, ensuring up-to-date and accurate costing. You can also link purchases directly to existing work orders through the Purchasing or Manufacturing
module, earmarking costs specific to the appropriate job.
Additionally, you can link work orders to specific customer orders, which allows you to know the true margin earned for each customer order. Infor ERP SyteLine automatically charges work order costs for
customer orders to the Cost of Goods Sold upon shipment to the customer.
Costs by Item or Item Warehouse
Cost methods include Standard, Actual, LIFO, FIFO and Lot Specific
Update stockroom and WIP inventory records in real-time automatically.
Link POs to work orders to capture costs for a job.
Link work orders to customer orders to measure true margins.
Drive costs by Work Center and Department
Break out Job tracking and costing into five cost buckets
Create and post journals to the General Ledger quickly and easily.
Infor ERP SyteLine Multi-Currency allows you to buy and sell in foreign currencies. Tracking of base (domestic) currencies as well as extensive exchange rate tables, reduce manual transactions. SyteLine
supports the following scenarios:
Companies who process all transactions for a month at a given exchange rate. At the end of each month (or the beginning of the next month), the company performs a revaluation of all foreign
Companies who negotiate each foreign currency transaction at a fixed rate agreed with the customer/vendor. Payments are at that fixed rate. When using a fixed rate, specify that rate on the Customer Orders or Purchase Orders form’s Amounts tab. (Running the Currency Revaluation utilities will not impact these entries.)
SyteLine also allows for a mix (using both the system exchange rate and orders with fixed rates) of the previous methods described above.
Maintain Currency Rates and Tables
Use either fixed or variable rates
Euro conversion tools
Recognition of currency exchange rate gains or losses
Maintain customer and vendor records in the foreign currency but can quickly be translated to your domestic currency
Maintain general ledger in your domestic currency
Specify the currency used by the bank for each of your accounts
Customer Orders defaulted in your Customer‘s currency
Invoices defaulted to Customer‘s currency
Converts Cash Receipts automatically
Purchase Orders defaulted in your Vendor‘s currency
Print checks in the Vendor‘s currency
It is crucial to have a full picture of your assets from the time the asset is accquired until the asset is retired or disposed of. The Infor ERP Syteline Fixed Asset module is a complete capital asset information and management system.
Infor ERP SyteLine Fixed Assets allows you to manage your assets through their entire lifecycle.
Cradle to grave asset management
User-defined asset numbers
Unlimited number of Asset classes
Comprehensive Asset Definition
Original PO and Invoice Number
Serial and/or Model Number
Seven predefined depreciation methods and allows additional, user-defined depreciation methods to be added as needed.
Maintain multiple depreciation schedules for each Fixed Asset.
Interfaces to the General Ledger:
Fixed Assets Disposal
Fixed Assets Transfer
Depreciation Posting (for BOOK schedule only)
Entering of a Fixed Asset purchase
The sales module in Syteline is more than just an order entry tool. It is a comprehensive module that allows users to manage a customer from the point of customer quotes through customer order entry, engineering, production, costing, shipping and customer services.
Create comprehensive quotes by easily createing estimates quickly and easily by company from another estimate, an existing work order, or a bill of material and then modifiying the new estimate to match the customer’s specifications.
Infor ERP Syteline creates a cost estimate that includes material, labor, burden and outside services. If the contract is approved by the customer you can easily convert that estimate to a sales order and a work order for production purposes.
Here are some other features:
Engineering Sandbox Development
Quoting and Cost Analysis
Copy an Estimate from another Estimate, a work order, or Bill of Material, and then make modifications as necessary.
Multiple Price Breaks
Estimate Status to reflect Customer acceptance
Estimates Quick Entry Form
Estimate Response Form for customers
Customer Order Entry and Invoicing
Quickly and easily access sales order information to provide high level customer service. Your customer service representatives have an online support center to enter and track customer orders and create invoices. This integration allows customer service reps to take action on credit problems, reschedule requirements, and release orders in a timely manner to meet required shipment dates.
Centralized and decentralized order entry
Customer Orders Quick Entry Form
Automatic credit checking, warnings and hold
Order change history
Volume, customer/item, contract and matrix pricing
Hard and soft allocations
Three-tier Customers (Corp—Bill To, Sold To(s), Ship To(s))
Drop Shipping by order/line/release
Ship Early/Partial processing
Time-phased item availability
Ability to link customer order lines directly to Job Orders, Inventory, Purchase Orders and Transfer Orders
Available to promise for real delivery dates
Features and Options order configuration
Multi-lingual customer paperwork, including invoices
Sales tax calculations: VAT & GAT
Customer Document Profiles
Letters of credit
Advanced Shipping Notices
Drop ship orders (direct from vendor)
Customer Service Homepage
With exceptional flexibility and ease of use, Infor ERP SyteLine Field Service Plus is the ideal solution for nearly every field service requirement through the full spectrum of the service lifecycle. This robust service management solution meets the specific needs of companies that manufacture,
install, or service complex products. Its powerful features include:
Contact center - Give your call center easy access to detailed data for fast response to inquiries and work order creation.
Work orders - Track and manage work orders for faster completion of service requests, more accurate billing, and greater customer satisfaction.
Scheduling and dispatch - Gain visibility into each technician‘s schedule, route, certification level, and experience with Field Service Plus, so that you can
match the right technician with the right job. You‘ll also increase resolution rates and minimize the cost of non-essential trips back to the warehouse.
Plant maintenance - Schedule preventative maintenance for internal assets in order to prevent unexpected downtimes, extend the lifecycle of equipment, and maximize warranty cost savings.
Service contracts - Track and manage service level agreements with maximum efficiency. Visibility into the contract details, unit, and service history improves decision making and creates opportunities to up sell or extend service agreements.
Depot repair - Manage product returns for repair, refurbishment, or shipment to a third party vendor.
Service History - Access complete historical data, including customer profile, unit description, contract status, and service history.
Analytics - Integrated data, total visibility, and accurate tracking make it easy to analyze data down to the detail level. Flexible reporting aids in decision
making, planning, and providing engineering with valuable information needed to adapt product or part designs
Infor ERP SyteLine Quality Control Solution (QCS) integrates best-in-class quality into the SyteLine functions you already use to run your manufacturing operation. It supports quality activities related to receiving, manufacturing, shipping, and returns.
QCS also manages advanced quality activities across your entire organization, including quality incidents, change management, and responses to audit findings. Infor ERP SyteLine Quality Control Solution creates the framework for building a culture of continuous improvement throughout your organization.
QCS supports quality activities of your entire enterprise, not just the manufacturing process.
The four distinct QCS modules, all built on a common foundation of powerful quality management tools, include:
The QCS Enterprise module encompasses:
QCS includes support for quality incidents, change management, responses to audit findings, machine and maintenance issues, safety, training, and opportunities for continuous improvements. With Infor ERP SyteLine QCS, you can make specific reviews mandatory and require that those reviews get addressed as a precondition to closing a change-management report.
Because communicating quality issues and their status is such a critical component of any quality system, the QCS Web portal allows all employees to view quality data, without the need to log into SyteLine. It also monitors and reports quality performance data, and offers basic document management functions.
The QCS Web portal allows all employees to view quality data, without the need to log into SyteLine. It also monitors and reports quality performance data, and offers basic document management functions.
The QCS Supplier module manages:
Vendor Return Merchandise Authorization (RMA)
Supplier performance reporting
The process of managing your suppliers never ends. Beginning with a review of the supplier facilities and an approval process, the SyteLine QCS Supplier module helps track vendor communications and quality control (QC) status. The receiving process of this module includes material handling, safety alerts, printing tags, assigning unique tracking numbers, and putting material in a QC holding area pending disposition. From here, QC inspects and assigns the material to inventory for production or tracks non-conforming material to its final disposition. It also provides integrated Vendor RMA support, including links with accounting. QCS automatically calculates vendor product quality and delivery
Electronic Data Interchange (EDI)
Any organization that exchanges information, including enterprises involved in procurement/purchasing, finance, trade and transport, health, law, and revenue/tax collection, can use Electronic Data Interchange (EDI).
EDI can help you reduce paperwork and administrative lead times, send timely business transactions, access information quickly and easily, and eliminate redundant data entry. These benefits allow your enterprise to adopt more efficient practices such as Just-In-Time Delivery.
Infor ERP SyteLine is integrated with an EDI translator. The system imports inbound transactions from the translator and exports outbound transactions to the translator. The EDI translator interface supports six demand side and six supply side transaction sets.
Infor ERP SyteLine EDI complies with the American National Standards Institute (ANSI) X12 and EDIFACT (International)
Create standard transactions to meet your trading partners‘ EDI requirements
Convert inbound EDI documents into customer orders
Manage releases and ship schedules from your customers
Maintain fabricated and raw material authorizations
Create data files for Advanced Ship Notices, Vendor Purchase Orders, and Invoices
Cross-reference Customer Part IDs to Infor ERP SyteLine Part Numbers
Infor Expense Management
The days of frivolous spending and the corporate card are over as more and more companies tighten up their expenses and look for ways to decrease overall costs.
More than just an end-to-end travel expense management solution, Infor Expense Management enables employees to plan and expense business travel; request and approve payment requests; capture time for charging to projects and cost centers; and calculate paid time off and overtime. These integrated applications share a single, intuitive interface, making them easy to learn, use, and maintain. With Expense Management, the result is comprehensive control over employee-initiated corporate spending.
Infor Expense Management allows even complex, multinational organizations to automate expense-related business processes and enforce policy compliance, reducing associated administrative costs and decreasing the opportunity for accidental error and intentional fraud. With Expense management, you can implement instantaneous global updates to policies and processes to support continuous improvement, while simultaneously
managing local policies and statutory requirements.
Expense Management includes four core modules: Travel Plans, Reports, Payment Requests, and Timesheets. Each module features real-time policy notification, alerting employees to violations as they enter data and allowing them to provide explanations or make corrections before submitting plans or expenses; configurable workflow for alerting reviewers, obtaining necessary approvals, and then triggering events such as the issuance of plane tickets or the reimbursement of expenses; and business intelligence tools to analyze the solution‘s
database and search for opportunities to transform spending into savings.
These applications work where you do—in your office, on the road, and around the globe. They support multiple languages and currencies, work with all international date and currency formats, and enable you to apply rules and policies specific to
independent divisions or geographic locations. Expense Management also accommodates country-specific per diem rates, local taxation requirements, variable VAT rates, and mileage rates.
Improve employee compliance with spending policies
Lower administrative costs
Increase savings through effective vendor negotiation and rebate usage
Reduce unnecessary travel and purchases
Reduce people needed to process documents
Reduce manager time spent on approvals
Increase accuracy of time billed to clients and paid time off due employees
Higher amounts of foreign taxes reclaimed