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Overcoming the Jargon and Challenges of Accounting

One of the biggest stumbling blocks a person endures when navigating in Accounting is simply the field’s terms and jargon. And when you factor how these terms apply to your business management systems, it is easy to get lost in their translations.  Here are...

Featured Partner: Chargent

  One of the key components in many businesses’ back office is a payment processing system that can be customized to meet all their business management needs.  AppFrontier has designed a 100% Salesforce Native payment processing application that integrates...

Partners Galore

  Accounting Seed is lucky enough to have an extensive partner network so we are able to meet all of our customers’ unique needs. Whether they need a system integrator to help them set up their instance, or an application that extends Accounting Seed’s...

TaskRay Integration

When we designed Accounting Seed, we built it natively so that our users could get the best experience possible. This allows customers to operate their whole business on one platform.  It also allows us to set up integrations with other native applications...

Featured Partner: Harvest Solutions

At Accounting Seed we pride ourselves on our extensive partner network.  Our solution was designed with our customers needs in mind.  We wanted our product to be flexible enough that our customers were able to customize it to meet their exact business...

Sample – How To Post

INTRODUCTION: Your “how to” blog post should teach the reader how to do something by breaking it down into a series of steps. Begin your blog post by explaining what problem you are going to solve through your explanation and be sure to include any relevant...

Making Bank Deposits

  An exciting feature that is included in our newest release, 2.19, is the ability to group multiple cash receipts together to make a bank deposit.  This allows you to reconcile your bank statement.   As soon in the image above, there is now a bank...

Update Posted Records

Update Posted Records   When you are managing your General Ledger, you will be posting records. Most of the time once you post a record, the data is locked.  You will not be able to update the source record or any transactions associated with the posted...

Navigating Accounting Seed

  When you first download Accounting Seed, it can seem a little bit overwhelming. Once you know your way around though it is easy to find all your financial data! There are  a few basic things that will help you on your way to get up and running with Accounting...

Recurring Billing

  In Accounting Seed you have the ability to set up recurring billings (sales invoices) that recur on a monthly, quarterly, semi-annual or annual basis. The first step to doing this is to create a recurring billing contract.  This can be set up directly from...

Classifying Balance Sheets

  To start, you need to add subtypes to you General Ledger accounts. There are two subtypes. Subtype 1 will be either an asset, liability, or equity.  Once you have selected subtype 1, the options for subtype 2 will be determined. Once you have selected the...

Opportunity Product Screen

   A Salesforce feature that we use in our application is the Product Screen that you open from an opportunity.  Without doing any additions, once you have selected a product you will see quantity, price, date and line description.  It is useful to...

Linked Reports

  Leveraging Salesforce’s native linked report functionality lets you quickly access your reporting data that is specific to the screen you are currently on.  An example of this is shown in the screen shot.  This shows a specific Accounting Period...

Salesforce1 World Tour Kick Off

  2014 is going to be an exciting year! Accounting Seed kicked it off by attending the Salesforce1 World Tour in New York City.  This is the start of a series of events throughout the country and internationally where Salesforce is touring and showing off...

Cash Receipts

In the latest release, we have made faster navigation in Cash Receipts.  You can now quickly enter a new cash receipt from the Cash Application screen.  All you have to do is click the New Cash Receipt button at the bottom of the screen! You can also quickly...

Types of Accounting: Fund Accounting

When choosing an accounting system, it is important to take into consideration that there are several different types of accounting, and you will need to be able to do the type of accounting specific to your business.  One type of accounting is Fund Accounting. What...

Accounting Seed Interviewed at Dreamforce!

Dreamforce really was a crazy time! And in between meeting all the attendees and going to various events, our CEO Tony Zorc found time to give an interview to Vid Caster. Check it out here! In the video, Tony highlights the various aspects of Accounting Seed as well...

What a Crazy Week!

This past week was a whirlwind! But it was a great one! We just got back from the biggest Cloud Computing event of the year, Dreamforce. From Monday until Thursday, we were manning the Accounting Seed booth and talking to all sorts of different people. It was great to...

Accounts Receivable- The Basics

An Accounts Receivable record shows what a customer owes you. It is the opposite of an Accounts Payable, which is what you owe a vendor.   Accounts Receivable An Account Receivable is a legally enforceable claim for payment to a customer for a good or...

Introduction to Accounts Payable and Purchase Orders

A clear understanding of the term Accounts Payable is fundamental to run a business. No matter what your industry, each and every company has an Accounts Payable. It’s important to note that Purchase Orders and Cash Disbursements are very important and closely...

Getting Started with Sales Orders and Billings

When you work in an industry that distributes a product, you are going to need to be familiar with Sales Orders. They are a basic component for any company that is distributing something. Being able to link them directly with billings is a huge benefit. Sales Orders...

Why Accounting Seed- Customized to Your Needs

When you are choosing an Accounting program, it is important that you are able to design the program to meet the unique needs of your company. No company is the same as another, and because of that no company will do their Accounting the same way as any other company....

Getting Started with Financial Reporting: 3 Top Reports

Financial Reports are the documents and records you put together to track and review how much money your business is making. Among other things, it will tell interested parties how profitable your business is, where your business is getting its capital from, and how...

Why the Cloud is Here to Stay

Cloud technology is the newest wave in technology.  Even companies that have been around for years are starting to develop products that are cloud based instead of hardware based.  But is this one of those passing technologies or is it here to stay? All...

Why Accounting Seed- Company Direction

When you buy a product, you want to make sure that you buy it from a company that has a unified direction.  New development is important, but you want the company to be focused on improving upon what they already offer as opposed to dividing their focus between...

Starting with Bank Reconciliations

  Bank reconciliations are an important part of any business, but also something that often gets neglected. When you are starting to do your bank recs, one of the most important things to remember is to be aware of the last time they were done. If they have been...