Posted Wed, 25 Oct 2017 23:35:07 GMT by Jim Gilbert Fortune Hospitality CFO

Does anyone use the suffix numbers on G/L Accounts?  What and How are they used?  

I have a project I am trying to figure out if they would work for




Posted Tue, 07 Nov 2017 07:39:52 GMT by John Turnbull Room Numbers LLC 3rd Party Consultant

They are location identifiers for a scenario where you have multiple P&Ls feeding into one balance sheet. In that case each set of P&L codes will have the same suffix all the way down - eg 9999.100 for the first P&L, 9999.200 for the second P&L and so on. You'll have a separate P&L for each store but one balance sheet and one trial balance.

I don't think there's any reason to use them for any other purpose. You can if you want - might be helpful for exporting to Excel for instance - but M3 doesn't use them except as shown above. Also, since Financial Designer keys off account names, not account numbers, it can get a bit confusing if you're not careful.



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