General Ledger

Ways to get help while you work:

  • Handy Tool Tips
    for each field on every screen. When you hover in a particular field, Geni gives you hints about the information that should appear in the field; in addition, if more than one answer is available, Geni displays all of the possible entries for quick reference and selection.
  • Quick-Pick Lists
    are generated from integrated data contained in the setup, case management and accounting features of the program to make data selection quicker and learning how to use Geni faster.
  • Help Screens
    are available by pressing the Help button on the Taskbar at each level of the program or Ctrl+H on pop-up screens so each user can “learn as you go.”
GENERAL LEDGER
POST JOURNAL TRANSACTIONS

 

Here you will find step-by-step instructions for the following General Ledger topics:

  • Accessing General Ledger
  • Post Journal Transactions
  • Search the General Ledger
  • Print the General Ledger

Click on CHECKBOOK > ACCOUNTING > ENTER GENERAL JOURNAL from anywhere in the Geni Law program.

general ledger dropdown

Immediately upon clicking the tab, the General Journal screen opens.

general ledger screen

Post Journal Transactions

Journal entry numbers are assigned automatically by the Geni Law program.

Enter the TRAN DATE (Transaction Date) and press Tab. The default is the current date.

Change the DIV if necessary; otherwise, press Tab. The default DIV is the current Division. To change, delete the DIV code and select another division from the quick-pick list.

Select the Debits ACCOUNT # from the quick-pick list and press Tab. The DESCRIPTION field auto-fills.

Enter the DEBITS amount and press Tab. The CREDITS amount auto-fills.

Select the Credits ACCOUNT # from the quick-pick list and press Tab. The DESCRIPTION field auto-fills.

Press Ctrl+Enter to save the entry.

Search the General Ledger

While you are in the General Ledger, press the SEARCH button and the search overlay screen appears:

general ledger search screen

Journal entries are search one way: by account number. Use scroll to find the desired account number. Click on the account number and press Search for the results.

Print the General Ledger

While you are in the General Ledger, press the PRINT button and the print overlay screen appears:

general ledger print screen

Make the following selections:

Date Start Enter the desired Start date; default is the current date
Date Stop Enter the desired Stop date; default is the current date
Div Select a Division from the quick-pick list
Account Select an Account Number from the quick-pick list
Print to: (P)rinter or (S)creen; default is Printer
Number of Copies Enter desired number of copies; default is 1

Press Print for the results or ESC to return to the previous screen.