Microsoft Dynamics GP

  • Published:
    June 22, 2013
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  • Audiences:
    Information workers
  • Technology:
    Microsoft Dynamics GP 2013
  • Credit toward certification:
    MCP, Microsoft Specialist

Microsoft Dynamics GP 2013 Financials

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Skills measured

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Configure Microsoft Dynamics GP (15‒20%)
  • Describe navigation and integration elements
    • Identify integration points between modules; customize lookup windows; identify common field types in Microsoft Dynamics windows, Navigation pane, home pages, menus, shortcuts, tasks and reminders
  • Define SmartLists, reports, and inquiries
    • Define SmartLists, print and export results, use inquiry windows, manage Word templates, deploy Excel reports, create report options and groups
  • Configure users and General Ledger posting options
    • Set up users and user classes, grant security access to users, configure General Ledger posting options, describe the purpose of audit trail codes and source documents, set up default posting accounts
  • Implement company setup procedures
    • Create companies and define company options, define account formats and fiscal periods, establish shipping methods and payment terms, set up credit cards, configure email settings, set up tax details and tax schedules
  • Customize Microsoft Dynamics GP and utilities
    • Create series checklists, customize toolbars, track user activity, record macros, schedule backups, create letters, create reminders and tasks
Set up and maintain the General Ledger (15‒20%)
  • Set up the General Ledger
    • Identify key features of the General Ledger, set up posting accounts, set up fixed allocation accounts, set up unit accounts, modify groups of accounts, define a retained earnings account, set up budgets for accounts
  • Set up and process General Ledger transactions
    • Create batches; define transaction types; calculate taxes on transactions; post clearing, budget, and quick journal transactions; link transactions; recover from posting interruptions; implement multidimensional analysis; set up analysis groups; set up intercompany relationships; define discrete business levels; assign groups of users to organizational structures
  • Enter transactions and maintain records
    • Create batches; correct posted entries; modify, inactivate, and delete accounts; run the account reconciliation routine; create report options and report groups; view lists of report
  • Perform General Ledger period-end and year-end procedures
    • Run the Reconcile utility, print a trial balance; manage and remove historical transactions; close a fiscal year
Set up and maintain Payables Management (15‒20%)
  • Set up Payables Management
    • Customize the Payables Management module, add vendor classes, track vendor information, configure default settings
  • Enter Payables transactions
    • Post single transactions, enter batches of transactions, set up recurring batches, implement batch and transaction controls, apply credit memos, edit transactions, track 1099 information
  • Process payments
    • Enter manual payments, enter partial payments, create and print computer checks, process remittances, apply payments and credits to invoices, recover from a posting interruption
  • Process intercompany transactions
    • Define relationships between companies, post intercompany transactions, trace intercompany transactions
  • Maintain Payables master records and transactions
    • Apply or remove vendor and transaction holds, void transactions, edit posted transactions, update vendor records, print reports, manage 1099 information
  • Perform Payables Management period-end procedures
    • Close a period, generate a reconciliation report, print 1099 forms, perform year-end close
Set up and maintain Receivables Management (15‒20%)
  • Set up Receivables Management
    • Configure the Receivables Management module, create customer master records, track customer information, create sales territories, maintain salesperson records
  • Enter and edit receivables transactions
    • Enter transactions, process scheduled payments, post transactions, process refund checks, enter and apply cash receipts, create a receivables batch
  • Maintain receivables master records and transactions
    • Void posted transactions, waive finance charges, remove historical transactions, create receivables reports, place customers on hold, modify and delete customer records
  • Perform Receivables Management period-end procedures
    • Age open receivables, print receivables documents, move sales transactions to history, write off receivables documents, perform year-end procedures
Set up and maintain bank reconciliation (15‒20%)
  • Set up bank reconciliation
    • Set up checkbooks, convert existing checkbooks to use bank reconciliation, identify bank reconciliation features
  • Enter or edit bank transactions
    • Describe transaction types; enter withdrawals, checks, and adjustments; post bank transfers; post deposits with and without receipts; print checks
  • Reconcile bank statements
    • Reconcile a checkbook, enter adjusting transactions, mark cleared transactions
  • Maintain banking records
    • Void transactions and deposits, modify and delete checkbooks, remove historical transactions, access current or historical information, set up and print reports
Set up the fixed assets module (15-20%)
  • Set up assets
    • Identify integration points with other modules; enter quarter records; set up account groups for related assets; assign assets to books and classes; set up lease, retirement, and structure records
  • Enter and edit fixed assets
    • Add assets, view accounts, enter depreciation information for assets, track information about assets
  • Maintain fixed asset master records and transactions
    • Select groups of assets, transfer or retire assets, view asset history, change asset information
  • Perform period-end and year-end procedures for fixed assets
    • Run the Fixed Assets utilities, perform depreciation, post to General Ledger

Who should take this exam?

This exam is intended for individuals who plan to install and configure the financial modules in Microsoft Dynamics GP 2013. This audience typically includes functional consultants and implementation consultants.

Candidates are recommended to have experience configuring and using Microsoft Dynamics GP.

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