Microsoft Dynamics GP 2013 Financial Management

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  • Improve transaction analysis at a deeper level through the use of analysis codes
  • Improve oversights of your business by tracking cash flow
  • Create and maintain budgets in Dynamics to allow easy tracking of actual costs to predicted amounts
  • Inquire and report on actuals versus budgets in Dynamics GP and Management Reporter
  • Use PO Commitments to control and track spending
  • Control purchasing by encumbering transactions to prevent overspending

Microsoft Dynamics GP 2013 is a mature accounting software, ERP application, which is aimed at making life easier for financial professionals. This book is to assist readers in improving their use of Microsoft Dynamics GP by showing them how to get the most out of the financial aspect of the system.

Microsoft Dynamics GP 2013 Financial Management is intended to add value to your organization by making use of additional modules and processes by introducing readers, new or experienced, to some of the financial management modules of Dynamics GP, such as Analytical Accounting, Cash Flow Management, and Encumbrance Management.

Microsoft Dynamics GP 2013 Financial Management introduces the six essential financial modules. You will get acquainted with accounting to enable reporting, before gaining an oversight into inflow and outflow of cash. Budget studies cover all aspects of budget use in Dynamics GP for comparing actual figures against the budgets created and maintained within the system. The final chapters cover PO Commitments and Encumbrance Management; two sides of the same coin. Both modules allow for the control of purchasing by either committing or encumbering the transactions and preventing overspending.

  • Discover how to improve financial management in Microsoft Dynamics GP 2013
  • Learn the key financial management modules in Microsoft Dynamics GP 2013
  • Improve your abilities with Microsoft Dynamics GP 2013 to gain a better understanding and control of your business
Page Count 110
Course Length 3 hours 18 minutes
ISBN 9781782171300
Date Of Publication 5 Sep 2013


Ian Grieve

Ian Grieve is a Microsoft Most Valuable Professional for Microsoft Dynamics GP. He is also a certified Dynamics CRM consultant, specializing in the delivery of Microsoft Dynamics GP. He is the ERP Practice Manager at Perfect Image Ltd., a Microsoft partner, and VAR in the North-East of England, where he is responsible for the delivery, by his team, of all Dynamics GP projects.

Ian has worked with Microsoft Dynamics GP since 2003, and over the years, he has dealt with all aspects of the product's life cycle, ranging from presales, implementation, technical, and functional training post go-live support to subsequent upgrades and process reviews.

Ian is the author of Microsoft Dynamics GP 2013 Financial Management by Packt Publisihing and Microsoft Dynamics GP Workflow 2.0 and Implementing the Microsoft Dynamics GP Web Client by azurecurve Publishing. He is also the co-author of Microsoft Dynamics GP 2013 Cookbook by Packt Publisihing. Additionally, he has produced the Microsoft Dynamics GP Techniques online learning course and was the technical reviewer for several books on Microsoft Dynamics CRM published by Packt Publishing, including Microsoft Dynamics CRM 2011 Cookbook.

In his spare time, Ian runs the azurecurve blog, Ramblings of a Dynamics GP Consultant (, which is dedicated to Microsoft Dynamics GP and related products.

The most recent offshoot of running his blog is that Ian has started writing plugins to extend the functionality of the blogging platform, WordPress. A new site, azurecurve Development (, contains information about his plugins.