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The Manager Module provides support for housekeeping, password protection, modifications, and common processes and information that is shared among the modules.

The Executive Advisor provides a real time summary of a company’s performance.

A sales graph for the Executive Advisor displays key sales information for a range of dates in a variety of 2D or 3D formats with a resolution of days, weeks or months.

Information for all companies is kept in a single file making it easy to move and copy.

Companies may be marked “active” or “inactive” to control their use. SIC codes are assigned to companies from a built in table. Each company can have a user-defined status such as Dealer, Customer, etc.

Individual companies can be customers, suppliers, or both. Unlimited locations and contact information are supported for each company. Set up tax districts by company location. Set Bill To, Ship To, Remit To, or PO To options for each company location. Send sales invoices to a different location from where the order was shipped.

Receive purchases from a supplier location that is different from the Remit To address. Key changes, with the ability to merge information, can be made for company ID’s, company location ID’s, item numbers, payment terms, and product classes. Mass key changes can be processed by importing an Excel spreadsheet.

A non-stock item file is available for companies that do not carry inventory but require item numbers for billing. There is one central file for the creation and maintenance of system-wide codes like units of measure, price groups, product classes, etc. Quickly find all companies within a given radius of a zip code with a Proximity Locator. Set up locator rules to do searches like finding the nearest stores to a customer.

A Data Gateway provides central access to any designated browser. File supplier 1099 forms electronically. Auto number orders or enter them manually. Assign each order type (sales orders, invoices, purchase order, return orders, etc.) a unique order number sequence. Set deleted line items to be shown on orders or suppressed. Handle non-stock material three ways

  • Allow overissue
  • Ask for permission when overissuing
  • Do not allowing overissue

Establish payment terms using net, calendar and prox terms rules. Net terms set the due date based on the number of days after an invoice date. Calendar terms are established by defining dates based on a calendar. Prox terms are a method that sets the due date by establishing a day of the month that acts as a closing date and a day that acts as the due date.

A schedule of payment dates may be defined. Use payment terms to control which customers receive statements. Set up conversion tables that allow the system to automatically convert one unit of measure to another. Establish an unlimited number of tax rates for federal, state, county, city, and local sales taxes. Value Added Tax (VAT) is integrated into the tax tables.

Assign individual GL account numbers to each tax rate. Separate GL accounts track outbound sales and inbound purchases. Active/inactive dates can be used for temporary taxes.Combine tax rates into tax districts to handle a wide variety of sales tax situations.

Use Bank Transactions to do deposits and withdrawals, post interest and credits, record bank fees, void checks, and handle returned checks. Print bank deposit slips. Voiding a check allows a payable to be reopened just as if the payment had never been made. A returned check reopens an invoice just as if the payments had never been received.

View GL postings made by the bank transactions as they occur. The Bank Reconciliation screen provides a checkbook register-like listing of all transactions that affect the checking accounts. Balance checking accounts and find errors with a practical bank reconciliation process. Reconcile internal system balances by module or by function.

A Data Dictionary lists and details all tables and reports to assist with modifications to the software. An unlimited number of individual companies are supported. Data for each company is kept in a separate directory and is easily moved or copied. Screen and report modification tools are built in and are a standard part of the package. Modifications are easily ported to new releases.

The Language Settings feature permits menus, screens, and even different languages to be customized on a user by user basis. Password protection privileges include No Access, Password, Unlimited, and Read Only. Set up temporary password privileges that expire on a specific date.

View a list of all users logged in on one screen.

Other Applications

The following applications are designed to work hand-in-hand with Manager:

"Manager" is part of the ALERE Accounting line of products, developed by TIW Technology.

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