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Reporting - Report Masters

Report masters detail the overall outline and order of the report. In this screen, an administrator can create/edit custom firm reports. 'Page Templates' can be added to the report master. 
Reportance comes with 3 standard reports 

  • Special Purpose Financial Report - Simple (Default)
  • Management Report
  • Special Purpose Financial Report - AASB


Adding Report Master

Report Masters can be edited by selecting the admin centre from the drop-down menu in the top right-hand corner of the screen. From here select Report Masters, the + New Report Master.

  


The following table details the new page template fields. 

FieldDescriptionValidation
Master NameThe name of the template which is used as a to identify the template when creating reports
Required - text
Report TitleReport title which will be displayed in the field {{ Title }}Required - Text
This is the Default Report Master (Checkbox)This will set a report to be the one chosen when clicking "Create Report" without selecting the report master first. Checked/unchecked
Default Policy SuiteThis is the policy suit that is selected for this type of report. (This can be changed when creating the report for a client)Lists all of the Policy Suites available. For more information see the knowledge articles Reporting - Notes.
Default Footer (Dropdown box)Selects which footer is used for the reports by default.
Two options:
- Compilation
- Internal Use
(Optional) Restrict to Entity Type?
When completing this only special entity will be able to use this report.
By default -none. A user can choose more than one entity from the list. 
Pages
Lists the pages and the order in which they appear.
See below for instructions


Once the template fields have been completed click on Create Page Template.


Pages

In the pages section, a user can update and change the default settings for each of the pages. There are three types of pages which have different customisations: 

  • Presentation pages - Index, Home page, etc
  • Financial pages - Profit and Loss, Balance Sheet, etc
  • Notes to the Financial Statements


To add a new page select + Add Page at the bottom of the screen and select the required page. 

To remove a page from a report select the x button located at the right-hand side of the report. 

Add the pages you require they can be reordered by selecting clicking the icon next to the Page number and dragging them. 


The customisations are broken into sections below:


Presentation Pages

Presentation pages can only have title customised. To customise the title click on the blue Customise button and then on the grey Customise button and type the desired name. If you wish to revert back to the previous name click on the Revert button (this will appear after customising the text).


Financial Pages

The financial pages have many settings to customise the layout of the report. 


Customise Title

To customise the title click on the blue Customise button and then on the grey Customise button and type the desired name. If you wish to revert back to the previous name click on the Revert button (this will appear after customising the text).


Separate the Trading Accounts from the Profit and Loss

To separate the trading account from the profit and loss check the box Separate Trading Account. This will ensure trading accounts are printed on a separate page, for each trading account.
They will still inherit the column layout applied under the column section outlined above.



Layout

The layout of the report can be changed. Row headers can be expanded or collapsed to change the amount of information which is shown in the report. To expand or collapse an account click on the arrow next to the account. 


Note: By default, all account headers will be expanded. if you wish to change the default settings of a report see the knowledge article Admin Guide - Report Masters.


Sub Header accounts can be shown in the Notes to Financial Statements when they are collapsed by checking the checkbox in the "Show in Notes" column.


The following example shows both the collapsed and expanded options. 




Notes to the Financial Statements

The Notes to the Financial Statements page has many settings to customise the notes which appear.  


Customise Title

To customise the title click on the blue Customise button and then on the grey Customise button and type the desired name. If you wish to revert back to the previous name click on the Revert button (this will appear after customising the text).


Choose an alternative Policy Suit

Reportance has two standard policy suits by default. 

  • SPFR - AASB
  • SPFR - Simple

For more information on creating custom firm notes see the Admin Guide - Reporting - Notes.
A different set of notes can be selected by choosing from the dropdown menu as shown below.

Selecting Accounting Policies

By default, automatically select accounting policies is checked. This uses a set of assigned rules to check which policies to display. To manually override these rules uncheck the tick box as shown below:


After unticking the checkbox a list of available notes will be displayed. These notes will change depending on the selection from the Policy Suit dropdown box.
Next to each note in the 'include?' column, a user can change the display status to one of the following:

  • Yes - Note will always be displayed
  • No - Note will never be displayed
  • Auto - Note will use rules to determine if it should be displayed. 


If more than one variant is available for a particular note then you can select which variant you want to display from the dropdown box in the variant column, as shown below: 




Editing a Report Master

To edit a report master click on the report master on the home page, this will open the edit screen. You will be able to make changes to all the fields which appear under the Adding a Report Master section. 



Deleting a Report Master

To delete a page template, edit the template and click on Delete in the bottom right-hand corner.


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