The Dynamics GP Commandments: Know Thy Self, and Thy Spending Patterns

In my previous life as a Controller, and later as a CFO, I devised a series of internal metrics based on data in Dynamics GP to better understand both the company and the accounting and finance function. We were experiencing a period of tremendous growth in a small organization and it was important to try to understand how many people we needed to meet the business requirements without over-hiring.

We built a series of reports showing the number of AP transactions and checks we processed on a weekly basis, to give us a sense of how many transactions and checks an individual could process. The dollar amount didn't matter, since processing a one-dollar transaction takes about as much work as a $100,000 entry.

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About Mark Polino

Mark Polino is a Microsoft MVP for Dynamics GP and the Director of Client Services for Fastpath. He is author or coauthor of five books on Microsoft Dynamics GP. Mark has been working with Dynamics GP and its predecessors since 1999. He is a Florida licensed CPA and holds an MBA from Rollins College.

Building Dashboards with Microsoft Dynamics GP 2013 and Excel 2013Mark's new book, Building Dashboards with Microsoft Dynamics GP 2013 and Excel 2013, is available now.

 

 

 

 

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