Reply To: Anyone using the Multiple Posting Groups for Customers/Vendors in BC 21+?

  • David Wiser

    June 12, 2023 at 10:35 am

    Some additional comments. Once you turn on the feature, you turn on the functionality in the S&R Setup or the P&P Setup. Then, you also have to turn it on for the individual customer and/or vendor. On the setup pages, there is only one option under Check Multiple Posting Groups which is Alternative Groups. The alternative groups are set up under the Customer/Vendor Posting Group page. After setting up multiple posting groups, you can assign one or more posting groups as an alternative for another. The alternates are not set up by customer/vendor, but at the posting group level. Not really ideal since you may want to allow different alternate posting groups depending on the customer/vendor.

    Another issue is that the Customer Trial Balance, Aged Accounts Receivable, etc. reports are all filtered based on the Customer/Vendor Posting Group assign to the customer or vendor, not the posting group for the transaction. So, if you are trying to balance transactions to the G/L when using different posting group for a customer/vendor, you may have to reconcile manually.

    Interesting feature, but not thought out completely (IMO).

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