Sage 300 Provisional Posting

When finalising your accounts during month end or year end, it may be required to create and post journal entries. For example, accruing for expenses, expensing off prepayments, depreciating assets, etc,

Provisional posting in Sage 300 is a useful feature that allows you to see the effect of these entries on your accounts before actually committing it permanently.

Provisionally posted entries are kept separate from your usual entries, but can be included in normal General Ledger reports.

Entries that are provisionally posted can be edited before posting permanently.

Enable provisional posting.

Before you can provisionally post entries in General Ledger, you must enable this feature.

Go to General Ledger, then click on G/L Setup and then Options
Sage 300 GL setup options
In the Posting tab, check Allow Provisional Posting.
Sage 300 allow provisional posting

Provisionally posting

You can either:

Post provisional batches one by one.

Sage 300 provisionally post single batch
Go to General Ledger, then click on G/L Transactions and G/L Batch List.
In the batch list, select the batch, then click on Prov. Post

Post all or a range of batches provisionally.

Sage 300 provisionally post multiple batches
Go to General Ledger, then click on G/L Transactions and Post Batches.
Select All Batches or a Range, then click on Prov. Post

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