The Financial management module in an ERP software is the core module around which other modules of the system revolves. Any change in the modules of Inventory, Operations, Projects or Manufacturing ultimately effects the finance module therefore it becomes important that finance module of ERP is robust and is integrated tightly with other modules.
Key elements of the finance module of an ERP system are:
General Ledger– The General Ledger module is the foundation of your accounting system, with flexibility that meets the current and future financial management requirements of organizations of all types and sizes. It provides a robust feature set designed to handle your most demanding budgeting and processing needs. General Ledger fully integrates with all modules and is the key to maximizing the efficiency and accuracy of your financial data.
Accounts Payable– The Accounts Payable module provides robust accounting features to streamline your entire cash flow process and help you save money. Accounts Payable has a powerful library of accounting and reporting features that facilitate rapid entry of vendor invoices, flexible cash disbursement and full check reconciliation using Bank Services. With this comprehensive financial management tool, you can prioritize payments, negotiate terms, reduce bad debts,—all in a timely manner. With its powerful accounting and reporting features, Accounts Payable makes it easy to manage the detailed information your company requires.
Accounts Receivable– With the Accounts Receivable module, you can manage your customers and fine-tune customer relations by keeping track of important sales information and outstanding balances. Accounts Receivable allows you to easily apply cash to outstanding invoices and create recurring charges for quick invoicing of monthly charges. Accounts Receivable is also fully integrated with Bank Services, for complete bank reconciliation.
Multi-Currency– The Multi-Currency module delivers powerful and comprehensive multi-currency accounting functions. Sophisticated multi-currency accounting management and the ability to process transactions in any number of currencies give your business the global competitive edge required in today’s business world. This multi-currency accounting software empowers your business to effectively manage currency balances, execute accounting transactions, create reports, and much more.
Intercompany Transactions– The Intercompany Transactions module lets you enter General Ledger and Accounts Payable transactions that affect more than one company by automatically distributing transactions across two or more companies. In addition, its built-in flexibility automatically generates intercompany loan account entries according to user-defined relationship tables called routes. Intercompany Transactions simplifies and significantly reduces the amount of work required for intercompany accounting.
Companies like Sage India has various financial modules in their ERP solutions. To know more you can visit http://www.sagesoftware.co.in