||Invoices may be recorded
in any currency, accounted for in your home currency and receipts
recorded in either of these or any other currency. Both transaction
currency and home currency balances and transactions values are
always visible and exchange differences are automatically accounted
for as they arise - either when received or revalued.
chart of account
||Fully configurable using
free-format code elements linked to totalling/reporting hierarchies,
supplementary analysis coding and multiple, fully maintainable
Traditional coding systems often depend on the
structure of the account code to define reporting formats and
drilldown routes, there are unnecessarily long codes to enter
and an unnecessary restriction when it comes to restructuring.
The Forte approach frees you of these restrictions.
||Forte holds balances
in an unlimited number of defined data sets known as "Comparatives"
which may be retained indefinitely so that individual users may
choose to view and report any historical year and period actual,
budget, forecast or other value - including statistical values
such as headcount.
||Follow any route through
all levels to reach all summary and account detail for any data
set, any year/period, originating entries in any ledger, details
of the budget, forecasts, commitments, orders, notes, document
images, audit detail, payments, bank clearance, etc.
financial or organisational views of your accounting entries at
any time which are continuously updated and always available on-screen
or in reports.
||When your organisation
or reporting require, you may change the totalling through the
code hierarchies without destroying the coding logic.
Standard, reversing and recurring journals are
fully supported, you can spread values across codes and periods
and copy/amend existing or specially defined "skeletal" journals.
Codes are interactively validated and you can post immediately
or after review - depending on your working practices.
You can enter statistical balances at any time
and you can enter statistical values - e.g. kilograms, metres
or hours - against transactions and view and use the values
in reports or during in-screen enquiry.
Define any number of periodic allocations where
cost accumulations are required to be allocated to areas which
benefit and automatic calculate and post them whenever you require
Whether you choose to use historic or zero base,
on a fixed or variable basis, Forte provides interactive facilities
for building budgets and forecasts with all the entry tools,
links to indexes, profiling rules, etc. available as required.
You can also choose to use the integrated spreadsheet or import
from other budget preparation modules.
||Commitments can be recorded
automatically, view and report all the detail - either separately
or together with actual values and decommitment is automatic too
so that the financial effect of movement from commitment to actual
||After recording all
the entries, your management information, including graphs and
charts, are instantly available for all the views, levels, detail
and formats you have envisaged. Managers can view through the
on-screen enquiry facilities, report viewer or Web-browser, as
printed reports or in formal reporting packs via Office tools
Report, any Time
||The Forte Reporting
Module extends reporting options infinitely to allow users to
produce any report or enquiry across the whole range of Forte