18.2.1 General Ledger Distribution

The top portion of the voucher credits the the vendor balance and the accounts payable controlling account. The detail portion debits the job activity and the general ledger expense account entered for the job activity. In our example, the general ledger expense account entered for activity 8900.100m is account 250 Cost of Materials.

The screen below shows the balances for activity 8900.100m after the voucher was entered.


If this job is not closed before the process Post Jobs / Work in Process is run at the end of the period, all charges made during the period to the job will be transferred to the work in process account. Later, when the job is closed and the process is run, the charges for the job are moved back to the expense account and will show up on the income statement after the closing processes on the Closing menu are run.