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Announcing More G-Accon’s Goodness: Elevating Your Financial Data with Business Overview Reports

October 26, 2023

In the ever-changing world of business, managing your company’s financial insights effectively is non-negotiable. Unlocking these skills can save you money and time. They can make or break your success.
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Let’s imagine this scenario. Having your financial tasks streamlined with insights into your company’s performance and seamless team collaboration and accessibility. Too good to be true? Then keep reading.

Whether you’re a business owner or a finance professional, don’t ignore this feature. G-Accon’s latest software release, featuring Business Overview Reports, is an essential tool for your business’s overall financial well-being.

In this express guide, we’ll explore what Business Overview Reports are, how to generate them, and how to design reports using the Report Style feature. By the end of this blog, you’ll be well-equipped to reap the benefits of our latest release.

Join us to find out more about why mastering this game-changing feature is crucial for your financial success.

Unlocking Your Financial Insights With Business Overview Reports

Business Overview Reports offer a high-level view of your business’s key financial metrics.

They cover major aspects such as revenue, expenses, profitability, and cash flow. With these reports, you’ll make well-informed decisions based on real-time dashboards and customized reports.

It also means time saved on manual data entry, better accuracy in financial records, and up-to-the-minute bank reconciliations. These reporting tools provide personalized insights into your financial metrics, which elevates the value you’ll offer to your clients.

From Knowledge to Action: Generating Your Reports

Generating Business Overview Reports is a straightforward process. We’ll get you started with these easy steps.

It all begins with being signed in to G-Accon for QuickBooks.

From the menu, navigate to “Extensions”, then select “G-Accon for QuickBooks”. This is where the magic happens.

Finally, click on “Get Accounting Data/Reports” to choose the report you need. Here, you’ll find the option to select “Business Overview Reports” from a dropdown list, which offers various report types that can be used later on as reusable templates.

For instance, if you select the “Balance Sheet” option, you can select the parameters you’re looking for. So you can set the date range for your data manually or refresh it dynamically.

What this choice does is it gives you flexibility in determining the time frame for your financial insights, whether you prefer predefined values or specific custom dates.

When creating the Balance Sheet report, you’ll also need to select required attributes such as the number of periods to compare, the accounting method (accrual or cash), relevant accounts, locations, classes, and items.

These selections help tailor the report to your business’s specific needs, ensuring you receive the insights that matter most.

Besides these essentials, you can enhance your reporting even more by exploring some extra features. Our software offers optional features to further customize the report’s behavior.

Among these options you’ll find, generating the report in a new Google Sheet, hiding grid lines for a cleaner look, displaying negative values in red, creating deep links to QuickBooks for easy navigation, and showing only whole numbers.

Isn’t it neat? But that’s not all.

To keep your reports well-organized, you can specify the template’s name, such as “Balance Sheets for Organization ABC” by specifying it in the “Template Name” field.

If you’re working with multiple reports, that’ll be a significant time-saver.

Stylish Financial Clarity: Creating Reports That Matter

Did you mention flexibility? We’ve got you covered.

One of the standout features of Business Overview Reports is its pre-designed templates with default styles, fonts, and layouts that are ready for use. Play with these aspects as you develop informative reports to meet your specific needs.

Go into detail with the Report Style feature. Explore and adjust each report section to perfection. Accommodate and tweak specific report elements such as titles, headers, and sub-section totals.

This level of in-depth customization allows you to create reports that voice your unique brand’s visual identity and messaging.

Using a different currency? No worries. If you need to generate reports in a specific currency, you can select the report’s currency and decide how to get exchange rates. Some of the options include using the latest rates and custom rates for specific dates. This ensures the versatility your reports need to remain relevant to your global audience.

Unleash the Power of Financial Clarity with Style

Business Overview Reports are your window into the financial health of your business. They’re more than numbers – they’re powerful tools for making informed decisions, planning for the future, and staying competitive.

Still hesitant? Here are our 5 reasons to try the Business Overview Reports feature today:

  1. Enhanced data-driven decisions. Empower your business by only using high-level and accurate financial insights.
  2. Time-efficient data entry. Say goodbye to manual data entry – this feature saves time and minimizes errors.
  3. A customized approach. Enable stylish templates and colorful business reports tailored to your needs to match your brand’s style.
  4. Real-time dashboard input. Having your key financial metrics, like revenue, expenses, profitability, and cash flow streamlined at your fingertips.
  5. Professional reports. Make a difference by adding that extra value that your clients are looking for. Send notifications and set seamless workflow collaborations.
  6. Take this opportunity to level up your game. Move forward toward financial clarity and success in the world of business.
  7. And here’s a bonus for you. Master the art of designing these reports and watch our business reports video tutorial.

In this video, we provide step-by-step guidance and best practices to ensure your reports are both instructional and eye-catching. Don’t miss out on the benefits and watch the video now.

Go ahead. Put your newfound knowledge into action today. Harness with us the full potential of Business Overview Reports for your company’s benefit:

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