Just when I thought Wikipedia had something on everything, I key in “Systems Accountant” and find there is no article on this topic. And a Google search yields mainly job offerings.
So what is a Systems Accountant?
Anyone can use Microsoft Word, right? WRONG!!!
There’s nothing wrong with throwing together a quick one-page document in Word – that’s ideal for a letter. But once you venture into the realms of page 2, it’s not enough to ‘just type’.
This is your introduction to GR/IR – no we’re not sending GR/IR to Room 101!
Every ERP system will have its version of GR/IR, by which I mean a system to account for purchasing activity on an accruals basis. (Did you spot those keywords? That’s why, here at TSA, we love GR/IR… ok, just me then…)
When you use purchase ordering, you will have a process to recognise delivery (the goods receipt, or GR) and a process to record invoices (the invoice receipt, or IR). This helps the business ensure that invoices are not paid without a confirmation that the related goods have been received.
Not tremendously exciting, but useful if you want a simple calendar or planner pinned to your wall at work or at home.
I could go on and on and on and on and on and on…
Screenshots are important – how often do you struggle to describe what’s on your screen? A picture paints a thousand words. This article is the beginner’s guide for taking screenshots.
Fed up of seeing constant email notifications with updates about the broken elevator, blocked sink, missing milk? (That’s an in-joke for my work colleagues.)
Distractions can break your flow, and email notifications can be a constant distraction, leading to a very unproductive day. But this article is about more than just switching off email notifications altogether, which I think frightens many.
If you have a column of data that you need to divide into separate columns, and there is something logical between each ‘section’ such as a space or a special character like a dash or slash then you can easily divide it in Excel.
At my work we’ve just been given the opportunity to buy Microsoft Office 2016 Professional Plus for just £9.95. A bargain, right? I’ve been thinking of writing an article on options for getting Word and Excel equivalents at home, so let’s review…