Real-Time Construction Accounting Software



General Ledger

(Essential, Standard, Professional & Enterprise Editions)


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The BIS® General Ledger module allows you to use the BIS® real-time advantage to its fullest potential. All transactions entered automatically update the General Ledger Journals, Worksheets, Statements, Job Costs and Ledgers. BIS® Financial Statements allow you to build a flexible Chart of Accounts and generate every report you'll need!


General Ledger Sample Screen


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General Ledger Features


  • Entries automatically update General Ledger Journals, Worksheets, Statements, General Ledger, Job Cost and Subcontract files
  • Up-to-the minute financial information at any time. No more waiting until the end of the month for a financial statement
  • All transactions in other modules are automatically posted to General Ledger through the BIS® one button accounting feature
  • Changes to transactions automatically produce reversing entries for perfect audit trails
  • No need to run separate sorting or posting routines
  • Expenses may be distributed to Job Cost Labor, Material, Subcontract or Other Direct Costs
  • Flexible chart of accounts for easy tailoring to your unique business needs
  • Chart of accounts is presented and manipulated in a visual tree-like structure
  • Option to create your own chart of accounts or add accounts
  • Separate journals for each control account (such as cash accounts)
  • Separate income accounts so that sources of revenue can be quickly identified and analyzed
  • Account numbers may be up to ten digits in length. Also provides forty character description field
  • Handles over 10,000 departments (BIS® Professional and Enterprise)
  • Multiple company accounting
  • Multiple company accounting consolidation (BIS® Professional and Enterprise)
  • Recurring Journal Entries (BIS® Professional and Enterprise)
  • User Definable Fields (BIS® Professional and Enterprise)
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General Ledger Reports

  • Recurring Journal Entries Groups Summary or Detail
  • Recurring Journal Entries Summary, Detail or Extended
  • Trial Balance Summary or Detail
  • Financial Statements – Balance Sheet and Income Statement – Daily, Monthly, Quarterly, Yearly
  • Financial Statements – Prior Year Comparatives
  • Financial Statements – By Department
  • Financial Statements – Multi-Company Consolidation (BIS® Professional and Enterprise)
  • Schedules to Financial Statements
  • Statements of Cash Flow
  • Financial Ratios - Current Ratio (BIS® Professional and Enterprise)
  • Financial Ratios -Quick Ratio (BIS® Professional and Enterprise)
  • Financial Ratios -Inventory Turnover (BIS® Professional and Enterprise)
  • Comparative Period Accounts
  • Cash Disbursements Journal Summary, Detail, or Extended
  • Cash Receipts Journal Summary or Detail
  • General Ledger Summary, Detail, Journals, or Extended
  • Chart of Accounts List Summary or Detail
  • Chart of Accounts Budget
  • Chart of Accounts Tree Structure
  • Chart of Accounts Departments
  • General Journal (Journal Entries) Summary, Detail or Extended
  • Check Register
  • Check List Detail or Extended
  • Cash Receipts List
  • General Ledger Activity by Report Code (Sub Ledger) Detail or Extended
  • General Ledger Activity by Job
  • And more...


General Ledger Sample Reports


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Bryan C. Coomes, CFO, Hayes Construction Company



BIS Modules


General Ledger

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Job Cost

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Bank Reconciliation

Subcontract Control


Report Server

Job Scheduling

Document Link & Imaging

Document Manager

Equipment Control


Purchase Order

Report Writer





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