To get accounting report data from QuickBooks you need to be logged in into QuickBooks. Then you need to select from the menu Add-ons -> G-Accon for QuickBooks -> Get Accounting Reports -> Sales By Department.
Select Sales By Department option from the drop down menu. G-Accon for QuickBooks provides the ability to set up the Date Range for your data manually or you can refresh your data dynamically. Date range is limited for 365 days.
You have the ability to set up the Date Range (To and From) dynamically. The report data will be calculated based on the selected Date Range.
There are required attributes for Sales By Department report:
- Accounting Method (Accrual/Cash)
- Sort Previous Periods (Ascending/Descending)
- Item (s)
- To Compare with (from 1 to 24 periods) previous periods
QuickBooks provides Optional features that might be useful for your business.
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
- Retrieve headers
- Create a data Table around pulled data
- Freeze Data Table Header
- Exclude Auto Refresh
You can also provide the start cell, for instance, A1. And provide the name of the template in Template Name field, for instance, Template #1.
To schedule the auto Refresh, you can use option Schedule a Refresh. The important to remember this settings will take effect only if the master auto refresh process in turned on. See the Automation process explanation.
To execute the process, click on the “Execute” button. The Sales By Department will be populated on the Google Sheet.