Export Budget Variance Report into Google Sheets
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To generate the accounting report from QuickBooks, you need to be logged in to QuickBooks. Then you need to select from the menu Add-ons -> G-Accon for QuickBooks -> Standard Accounting Reports -> Budget Variance.
#How to design a template for the report?
Select the Budget Variance option from the drop-down menu.
There are required and optional attributes for the Budget Variance report.
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CHANGE PULL SETTINGS (OPTIONAL FEATURES)
Change Pull Settings allows you to perform the following operations:
Create a New Google Sheet
Display Report Title
Display Only Account Codes
Keep Original Formatting
Only Data Rows
Only Report Summaries
Display Fully Qualified Names
Create a Data Table Around Pulled Data
Freeze Data Table Header
Exclude from Auto Refresh
Remove Empty Dividing Rows
Create Deep Links to Xero
You can also provide the start cell, for instance, A11. And provide the name of the template in Template Name field, for instance, Template Name 1.
To execute the process, click on the Execute button. The report will be populated in the Google Sheet.
#How to schedule automatic data refresh?
To schedule the auto refresh, you can create a workflow thru the option Create Workflow and schedule auto-refresh and notification processes. Automatic workflow allows users to create different workflows, include specific templates, set up the different schedules for different workflows, notify the customers, clients, and team members using different automatic notifications within the same spreadsheet.
See the Create Workflow for further information.
#How modify your report and update your template?
You are in the middle of the refresh process and you realize you need to modify your report. You need to select Add-ons -> G-Accon for QuickBooks -> Update/Modify/Delete Templates for Current Sheet
Select the object, make the necessary changes to it and Update the template or Update and Execute the new query.