You may need to reset the bank reconciliation if:
The bank reconciliation table contains some bad data and Simply Accounting is reading the incorrect numbers
You want to change the Statement Start Date and/or the Statement Opening Balance, but Simply is not allowing you.
Note: Please make a backup of your data before proceeding, and do not overwrite any of the other backups. The Account Reconciliation feature involves detailed procedures listed below that must be followed step-by-step:
Part A - Clearing old reconciliation information:
Print the Account Reconciliation Detail Report for the last month that was successfully reconciled:
a. Go to Reports, Banking, and click on Account Reconciliation Report
b. Use Report type: Detail
c. Select the proper bank account
d. Start date and Finish date: The day before your current statement start date. For example, if you were trying to reconcile the month of July 2006, you should use June 30, 2006 as the start and finish dates
e. Sorted by: Statement End date
Reset the bank reconciliation:
a. From the home window, double-click on Accounts.
b. Double-click on your bank account.
c. Go to the Reconciliation & Deposits tab.
d. Unmark the box beside Save Transactions for Account Reconciliation
e. Close the ledger to save the changes.
f. Click on OK to remove all reconciliation information.
Part B – Setting up the Bank Reconciliation:
Prepare the bank account for the bank reconciliation:
a. In the home window, double-click on Accounts, and double-click on your bank account
b. Go to the Reconciliation & Deposits tab
c. Put a checkmark in the box beside Save Transactions for Account Reconciliation.
d. The Set Up button will appear on the bottom of the page. You can click on it and setup revenue accounts for Interest income, Exchange gain, Error-Gain, and Adjustments. You can also set up expense accounts for bank charges, NSF Fee, and Interest Expense.
e. Close the bank account with the X in the corner.
f. Close the accounts window with the X in the corner
Start the account reconciliation:
a. From the home window, double-click on the Account Reconciliation journal and choose the bank account for which you want to set up reconciliation.
b. Enter the Statement Start Date, Statement End Date and Reconciliation Date; and the Statement Opening Balance and Statement End Balances from the report provided from your financial institution.
In addition, you will have to list those transactions that were outstanding prior to your statement start date:
a. Click the Add Prior Outstanding button
b. The system will prompt you to answer Do you want to save changes? Click Yes to this.
c. If you have no outstanding transactions prior to the Statement Start Date, click the OK button.
d. Select those transactions from the list of Resolved Transactions that are dated before the statement beginning date
e. If a transaction that was outstanding as of the Statement Start Date doesn’t appear in the list of Resolved Transactions, you can click on Insert Outstanding, and insert it manually.
Tip: Often the easiest way to select outstanding transactions is to click on the Add All button, and then remove any transactions that have cleared your account by clicking on them and then clicking Remove.
f. When you have finished selecting outstanding transactions, click OK.
You are now ready to start reconciling your bank statement. Make sure your unresolved and discrepancy amounts are zero before you are ready to post.
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