FA107 – MIP Fund Accounting Data Import/Export Workshop

Course Level: Advanced
Prerequisites: We recommend a general understanding of transaction entry.
Instructional Method: Group Live
Training Guide Format: Digital PDF
Recommended CPE Credits: 12
1.5 Day Class
Published: 11/2023

Have you ever wanted to transfer vendors, employees, or time sheets into MIP Fund Accounting? Are you tired of entering the same transaction data twice? The Import/Export module gives you the power to import data directly into Accounting or Payroll. Learn how to import a Chart of Accounts, distribution codes, fixed assets, and even accounting transactions!

This intensive, focused workshop follows the import process from start to finish, thoroughly covering the import and export options available in MIP Fund Accounting. Participants complete hands-on practice exercises and interact with the instructor in person in a classroom with other students.

By the end of the class, you will be able to:

  • Identify the different types of data formats available.
  • Identify the sections of a definition file and understand how they are used.
  • Apply transaction specific formatting statements.
  • “Match” a definition file to a data file using format statements.
  • Read and troubleshoot import error reports.
  • Select the export options that work best for reports and financial statements.
  • Class is held Thursday from 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. plus Friday from 9:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.

    FA106 – MIP Fund Accounting Finance & Reporting Workshop

    Course Level: Basic
    Prerequisites: We recommend a general understanding of product navigation.
    Instructional Method: Group Live
    Training Guide Format: Digital PDF
    Recommended CPE Credits: 32
    Four Day Class
    Published: 11/2023

    Our most comprehensive classroom offering, this intensive 4-day course focuses on primary financial activities and reporting, providing a strong foundation for new customers and a broad understanding for more experienced customers. This course is ideal for a wide range of accounting professionals responsible for high level administrative tasks, transaction processing, and advanced financial reporting including, general accountants, staff accountants, financial specialists, and the hands-on Chief Financial Officer.

    You will learn core features of the general ledger, accounts payable, bank reconciliation, budget, and reporting modules. Study topics include creating and maintaining chart of account codes, processing, and correcting accounts payable and general ledger transactions, creating and monitoring budgets, and reconciling bank accounts.

    You will also learn daily processing tasks and skills that improve accuracy and save valuable time throughout the accounts receivable cycle. Learn how to create customers, enter invoices and credit memos, and process cash receipts and prepayments.

    Then you will experience the powerful built-in reporting tools to create reports, including a deep dive into financial statements, advanced financial statement features, and fiscal year closing activities. Topics Covered: Quick & Default Financial Statements, Financial Statement Formats, Financial Statement Setup, Creating an R&E Financial Statement, Drill-Down Analyzer, Segment Substitution, Reporting on a Fiscal Year Other than The Organizations Fiscal Year, Statement of Cash Flows, Statement of Financial Position, GASB Statement of Activities, Forecasting, and Exporting Reports.

    By the end of the class, you will be able to:

  • Set up accounting administration (chart of accounts, auto-functions, organization preferences, etc.).
  • Setup, process and troubleshoot accounts payable.
  • Set up and maintain user security.
  • Enter general ledger transactions, close fiscal years, and adjust closed year balances.
  • Reconcile cash accounts.
  • Enter and adjust budgets.
  • Set up default customer discount and prepayment information.
  • Create, rename or merge customers.
  • Enter accounts receivable invoices and apply credit memos and receipts.
  • Enter and apply prepayments.
  • Discuss options for correcting errors.
  • Review customer balances and transaction history.
  • Create and run financial statements.
  • Utilize advanced reporting functions.
  • Create fraud prevention notifications.
  • Registration for this course includes a full featured digital guide. You will be provided instructions and a key to your digital guide prior to class. Please consider the environment before printing your digital guide.

    Class is held on Monday from 1:00 – 5:00 p.m., Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. and Friday, from 9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.