Job Aid

Configuring an Account Group for Account Monitor

Step
1.

Action
Begin by navigating to the Financial Reporting Center work area.
Click the Navigator menu.

2.

Click the Financial Reporting Center link.

3.

Use the Financial Reporting Center work area to perform financial reporting and analysis
using data from your balances cubes. Direct links are maintained to your transactional data
which enables comprehensive drill down from journals to transaction details.

4.

Use the Account Monitor region to add and review designated accounts.

5.

Click the View menu.

6.

Click the Account Group menu.

7.

Click the Create list item.

8.

Use the Create Account Group page to create account groups to organize your key
accounts by purpose or category.

9.

Click in the Name field.

10.

Enter the desired information into the Name field. Enter a valid value e.g. "Trav &
Entertain Exp".

11.

Click in the Description field.

12.

Enter the desired information into the Description field. Enter a valid value e.g. "For
tracking travel and entertainment expenses.".

13.

Click the Set as default option.

14.

Click the Comparison Option list.

15.

Click the Prior year PTD list item.

16.

Click the Add Row button.

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Step

Action

17.

Click the Ledger list.

18.

Select the desired ledger.
Click the Vision Foods - USA Ledger list item.

19.

Click the Company list.

20.

Click the vertical scrollbar.

21.

Click the 3000 list item.

22.

Click the Cost_Center list.

23.

Click the 110 list item.

24.

Click the Program list.

25.

Click the 0000 list item.

26.

Click the Location list.

27.

Click the 1211 list item.

28.

Click the Account list.

29.

Click the vertical scrollbar.

30.

Click the 53440 list item.

31.

Click the horizontal scrollbar.

32.

Click the Division list.

33.

Click the 0000 list item.

34.

Click the Product list.

35.

Click the 0000 list item.

36.

Click the Intercompany list.

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Step

Action

37.

Click the 0000 list item.

38.

Click the button to the right of the field.

39.

Click the Always Display list item.

40.

Click the Save menu.

41.

Click the Save and Create Another list item.

42.

Click the OK button.

43.

For this example a second account group was added to allow you to monitor and analyze
your actual balances

44.

Click the Save menu.

45.

Click the Save and Close list item.

46.

Click the View menu.

47.

Click the Account Group menu.

48.

Click the down arrow.

49.

Click the Trav & Entertain Exp list item.

50.

The Account Monitor region displays your two actual account balances for this year and
same period a year ago.

51.

You have successfully configured an account group and analyzed the actual balances for
this period and the same period a year ago side-by-side.
End of Procedure.

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