Customer Account Opening

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To access Customer Account Opening screen, from the main menu select Parties>Customer Account Opening.



If Admin users access Customer Account Opening screen, they will first select the shop whose customer records they want to view or edit.

For Shop users, by default customer records of their own shop will be visible.



Customer Opening Balance Records


The default Records screen shows opening balances of all your credit customers on various dates.

Note: Ten latest records will be visible. From Go to Page drop down (at the bottom of the page) you can select the next page to view more records.

To check opening balance records of a particular customer, from Customer Name drop down, select customer

Opening balances (as saved on various dates) of the selected customer will load in the grid.


Deleting a Customer Account Opening Balance


To delete customer account opening balance record, double click the record in the grid


It will load on the Account Opening tab.


Now click Delete. This will delete the previous balance and make the opening balance field editable.


Note: Only the latest record of the selected customer can be deleted

Note: You can use this screen to correct any mistake while entering customer opening balance on the Customer screen.  For example, if you forget to enter opening balance of credit customers on the customer  screen, the default opening balance will appear as zero. You can delete it, enter new balance and save it.

Note: on the Customer screen, once a customer’s record is saved, opening balance amount cannot be entered or changed.


deleting customer opening balance in nimbus


Locking Customer Transactions


Locking transactions at regular intervals helps in streamlining your accounts and keeping your data processing faster.

Locking customer transactions till a specific period simply means that current balance of the customer is  made the new opening balance. 


How to create a new opening balance


When you select a customer on the Account Opening tab, the customer’s last saved opening balance will be visible in the Opening Balance field:


entering new opening balance on customer screen


Click New button 

Payable balance by the selected customer till the current date will load on in Opening Balance field.

Click Save

Now the current balance will become the new opening balance  from the current date onward. And all transactions prior to the current date will be locked.


new opening balance of customer


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