How to create a one-sided General Journal Entry

Products
Sage 100

Country
North America

Description
How to create a one-sided General Journal Entry

Resolution
To correct an out of balance General Ledger, enter a one-sided journal entry. The procedure is similar to entering a double-sided journal entry.

Perform the following steps to enter a one-sided journal entry:

  1. Open General Ledger, Main menu, General Journal Entry
  2. For Source Journal, select the journal code
  3. For Entry Number, enter the source journal number
  4. For Posting Date, enter the transaction date
  5. For Reversing Date, leave the date blank
  6. For Journal Comment field, enter a descriptive comment (if necessary)
  7. Click Lines tab, enter individual lines, and click Accept
  8. Click One when prompted with the message: “This journal is out of balance. This entry must balance in order to post to General Ledger.”
  9. Print and update the General Journal

 

Here are the steps to give access to Perform a One-Sided Journal Entry:

To assign the Allow Out-of-Balance Journal Entries option to a Role (if needed):

  1. Open Library Master, Main menu, Role Maintenance
  2. Select the applicable Role
  3. Access the Security Events tab
  4. Expand General Ledger
  5. Select the Allow Out-of-Balance Journal Entries check box
  6. Click Accept

To assign a Role to a User Logon (if needed):

  1. Open Library Master, Main menu, User Maintenance
  2. Select the applicable User Logon
  3. Access the Maintenance tab
  4. Select the applicable Company Code and Role from the column dropdown lists
  5. Click Accept