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Fixed Asset Management System

User Guidance

Version 2.0

Prepared by Software Engineering Team

Central Finance Company PLC.

01-12-2008

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Tables of Contents

Tables of Contents.............................................................................................................................2
Introduction.......................................................................................................................................3
How to use.........................................................................................................................................4
Logging Details ................................................................................................................................5
Navigate through the menu...............................................................................................................7
Reference...................................................................................................................................8
Asset Tracking.........................................................................................................................14
Purchasing...............................................................................................................................16
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Transfers..................................................................................................................................23
Disposal...................................................................................................................................24
Miscellaneous Charges............................................................................................................25
Inquiry.....................................................................................................................................26
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Month End Process..................................................................................................................27
Reports....................................................................................................................................28
Conclusion.......................................................................................................................................28

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Introduction

This document is intended to guide users in the Fixed Asset Management System
Module of the Central Finance Company PLC. Current use of the system would
expedite the process and also provide customer satisfaction. Further it should ensure
uniformity of all users and thereby minimize errors. The language used is simple and
could be understood those with basic of English.

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How to use

This section is going to explain how to get the knowledge about common user
interface (UI) methods where used by the system. The following common UI controls
will explain how to use them.
1. Read only grid view

This kind of grid views can identify easily, the view has only the “Select”
command. Use can click on the Select command, and then system executes
next operation according to the selected row item.
2. Read and write grid view
When using this kind of grid view, user needs to be care of the following rules.

I. Using the “Edit” command, system allows user to change the provided
writable data fields. If user confirm entered data is correct user must
click on the “Update” command. If user not accepts with the changes
done, click on the “Cancel” command. Then the system re allocates
the previous value to the field.

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II. Using the “Delete” command, selected row will be deleted.

Logging Details

The system requests login information via the “System Login”. Refer the Figure 1.

Figure 1

1. Type the User Name


2. Type your User Name followed by Password.
3. Click on the “Log In” button. The Branch and Division will be populated with
the default Branch Code and Division Code.
4. Click on the Button at “Branch”. Select the appropriate branch from the
collection of branches.
5. Click on the Button at “Division”. Select the appropriate division from the
collection of divisions.
6. Click on the Button “Go”.
The system popup the User Groups detail. The system menu is organized
according to the selected user group. Refer Figure 2.

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Figure 2
1. Select the appropriate User Group from the group list
2. Click on the “OK, Apply Settings” button

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Navigate through the menu

1. Click on the “Menu Item” at the uppermost menu.


2. Follow the directions on the menu to get the appropriate window. Refer Figure
3.
The system logs in providing a menu at the uppermost. Then click on the
appropriate menu item to start. For Refer the Figure 3.

Figure 3: The menu uppermost and home page

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Reference

Figure 4

1.1 Sub Ledger Items

Figure 5

1. Click on the down arrow at the “Select Ledger”. To view Ledger


Items detail, select a Ledger category from the list. System will display all
the Items registered to the selected Ledger Code
2. To add a new Item under the selected Ledger, click on the “New”
button.

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3. See the “Save” button is activated. Provide the item details to be
saved. (Item Name, Item Description). Then the system generates a Item
Number.
4. To modify an Item detail, click on the “Select” command in the items
list. Then the system will appear the item detail to the user input controls.
User can change the item details (Item Name, Item Description).
5. To update changed data, click on the “Save”.
6. Update data will be saved.
7. Click on the “Save” button.

1.2 Supplier Details

Figure 6

1. To view all Supplier details, Click on the “View All”.


2. To modify a supplier details, click on the “Select” command on
suppliers list. Supplier details will appear in the user input fields. To modify
user can change the supplier details.
Ex: Contact Person, Email etc.

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3. To update modified data, click on the “Save” button.
4. To clear and cancel current view, click on the “Cancel” button.

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1.3 VAT Recoverable Rate

Figure 7

1. To add new recoverable rate, Click on the “New” button. The system
allows user to enter rate details.
Ex: Effective date from, Effective date to, effective rate
2. To save new VAT recoverable rate, click on the “Save” button.
3. To cancel current activity, click on the “Cancel” button.

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1.4 Depreciation Rates

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1. To add new depreciation rate, Click on the “….” Button to get the
appropriate ledger account from the ledger account list.

Figure 9
System allows user to enter other details of the entry. Ex: Effective Date,
Expire Date, Rate
2. Click on the “Add” button to add entered data into the list to be saved.
Then the list shows recently added data frequently.
3. To Save entered data, click on the “Save” button.
4. To View depreciation rate details, click on the “View” button.

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1.5 Assign Email

Figure 11

1. To add new email address of the branch in-charge, enter the email
details into the Email input field and click on the “Save” button.
2. To view the branch in-charge email details, Click on the “View”
button. The system displays current email address of the branch in-charge.
3. To change the email address of the branch in-charge, change the
current email add click on the “Save” button.

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Asset Tracking

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1.6 Asset Detail Entry

Figure 13
1. To view registered asset details of the logged branch/division, click on
the “View” button. The system displays all the asset details into the asset
list
2. To get the asset details for a selected asset from the list, click on the
“Select” command. The system displays asset details of the selected
asset.
3. The system allows changing following details of an asset. Click on the
“Save” button to save changed data.
Ex: Manufac. Serial No, Warranty Expire Date, Owner etc.

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Purchasing

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1.7 Purchase Order Entry

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1. To add a new purchase order, click on the “New” button.
2. Input supplier from the list. See figure 16. User can navigate more
suppliers by clicking on the “Next” command. And also user can search a
particular supplier by providing ID or name.

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Figure 16
3. Input the PO date at the “PO Date”. User can select the date by
clicking on the button.
4. Click on the down arrow at the “Required date” and select the
appropriate option.
5. System gets the Branch and Division automatically into the “Branch”
and “Division”.
6. Input the PO remarks at the “PO Remarks”.
7. Click on the “Next” button, to go to the next part of the PO entry
called PO detail entry form. See figure 17.

Figure 17

8. Provide items to be purchased. To get item into the “Item”, click on the
button, then system displays all the registered items. User can select the
appropriate item from the list. See figure 18. And also user can search an item by
providing item name and get the item.

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Figure 18
9. Provide the price of the unit to be purchased at the “Unit Price” input
area.
10. Provide the quantity at the “Quantity” input area.
11. Select the applicable VAT percentage at the “VAT”. If not applicable
select the “None” option.
12. Select the option “Yes” or “No” of “1% BTT” if the BTT is applicable
for the selected item.
13. To add the selected item to the PO details, click on the “Add” button.
Then system frequently adds selected item detail into the grid view. And
the system calculates total amounts according to the added items.
14.System allows user to modify the added items details of the grid view.
15. To delete a selected item from list, click on the “Delete” command.
16. To modify the row data, click on the “Edit” command. Then user can
change the editable field of the row. After confirming entered data, click on
the “Update” command. If user not accepts the changed value, click on
the “Cancel” command.
17. To Save the completed purchase order, click on the “Save” button.
Then the new PO generated. System automatically generate the PO
reference number and displays it at the “PO No.”.
18. To clear or reset the entered data before save, click on the “Clear” button.
19. To print the generated PO, click on the “Print PO” button. See figure
19.

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Figure 19

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1.8 Goods Received Note

Figure 19
1. To add a new good receiving note, click on the “New” button.
2. Click on the drop down arrow at the “To Branch” to select the
destination Branch Code where goods to be issued. Then the branch
description show automatically.
3. Click on the drop down arrow at the “To Division” to select the
destination Division Code where goods to be issued. Then the division
description show automatically.
4. The system get the GRN officer code and officer name from the logging
details.
5. Provide the GRN origination date at the “GRN Origination Date”.
User can select the date by clicking on the button.
6. System gets the VAT recoverable rate from the General Ledger system
registered to the entered date.
7. Provide the PO details, user need to supply PO Number of which Order
details to be received.
8. Click on the Button next to the PO No., and screen will appear to sear
the appropriate PO details.

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10. Payments

Figure
1.9 Payment Advice

1.10 Payment Details

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Transfers

Figure
1.11 Goods Issue Note

1.12 Goods Issue Confirm

1.13 Goods Received Note

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Disposal

Figure

1.14 Disposal Request Note

1.15 Disposal Approval

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Miscellaneous Charges

Figure

1.16 Invoice Entry

1.17 Asset Additions Entry

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Inquiry

Figure

1.18 Asset Inquiry

1.19 Stock Inquiry

1.20 Print PO

1.21 Print GRN

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Month End Process

Figure

1.22 Stop Depreciation

1.23 Process Depreciation

1.24 Asset Revaluation Entry

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Reports

Figure

The FAMS System contains a wealthy set of reports. Those help users to get an idea on the
current situation in stocks, dealers, branches etc. The section below summarizes the each report in
the order as on the menu (Refer the Figure 24).

Conclusion

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