BW Modules:

System Manager

General Ledger

Accounts Payable

Accounts Receivable

Inventory Control & Purchasing

Order Entry


Job Cost

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The Role of System Manager

The System Manager module provides the base for the entire BusinessWorks system. In addition to handling start-up and login, the System Manager provides access to features that support all BusinessWorks modules.

System Manager Specifications
Number of companies Unlimited
Number of users Unlimited
Number of passwords per user 100
Number of workstation configurations 99
Maximum simultaneous users on a network 48
Maximum number of report groups 1000
Maximum number of reports in each group 50
Maximum number of forms Unlimited
Maximum number of custom reports Unlimited

System Manager Features
General Features
  • Accounting modules integrate or function as a stand alone (except Order Entry and Job Cost)
  • Multiple module close option permits speedy end-of-month closes with one key stroke
  • The convenient system-wide notepad feature tracks notes for accounts, customers, vendors, employees, parts and jobs at the click of a button
  • Includes online ZIP code list (over 42,000 ZIP codes) with a built-in editor
  • Inserts city and state abbreviations automatically upon ZIP code entry
  • Easily accesses other programs from within BusinessWorks
  • MPop-up calendar and calculator available at the touch of a key
  • Instant inquiry provides status history and transaction detail
  • Search feature allows quick location of data from any lookup window
  • Extensive online help available at the touch of a key
  • Many of the informational and notification messages in BusinessWorks can be turned off at the system or user level
  • Exports data using over 30 different formats including Lotus 1-2-3, dBASE, Comma-Separated Variable, ASCII, Access, Excel, Word, Word Perfect, Quattro Pro and many others
Multiple Users and Security
  • Built-in Backup and Restore lets you quickly and easily back up your important financial data to a floppy disk, Zip drive or to your hard drive
  • Supports single users and multiple users (up to 48 concurrent users) on networks
  • Allows full locking and simultaneous data access when running on a network
  • Controls access to company data with multilevel password protection
  • Maintains audit log of recent changes to data files including when customers, vendors, parts, etc. are added or deleted and the user who changed the record
Reporting Capabilities
  • Produces presentation quality reports that provide the flexibility of user-defined font types, sizes, styles (bold, underline, italic, all caps, etc.) and colors
  • Includes an easy to use, intuitive, built-in mini report writer to create simple custom reports
  • Over 25 graphical reports display financial data as a bar, line and pie graph
  • Report groups allow a series of reports to be set up and printed on command to save valuable time during the work day
  • Reports in all modules can be directed to the screen, printer or disk file or can be published to a word processor
  • Reports printed to the screen can be easily attached to an e-mail
  • Define and save report setups throughout the system to use as defaults for the future with the system wide Memorize feature
  • Forms (checks, statements, etc.) can be printed on a laser or dot matrix printer
  • The look of your forms as well as the data placement is in your control. All forms in BusinessWorks, such as checks, invoices, quotes, sales orders, etc., can be customized including the font types, sizes, styles (bold, underline, italic, all caps, etc.) and colors.

System Manager Reports
  • Audit Report
  • Registration Report
  • Custom Reports
  • Report Groups