General Ledger 'GL' Report

General Ledger Report

The General Ledger or, ‘GL’, report concisely tracks payment and sales information by giving you the ability to associate account numbers with line items and to assign a property number for your restaurant.

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What’s included?

Lavu automatically tracks your Cash Payments, Credit Card Sales, Tips, Deposits, Discounts, Sales Tax, and Reconciliation. These line items will always appear in the reports and you can adjust the description to better match your business needs if you like.

What can you customize?

You can customize your:

  • Property Number (your accountant will likely have a number they would like you to use),
  • Account Numbers,
  • Descriptions on every Line Item, and
  • Additional line items in the form of Super Groups.

How to Customize Your Report

This report does require a few settings adjustments if you would like to customize the report view to match your business accounting needs.

Basic Customization

  1. Login to your Lavu Control Panel
  2. Navigate to Settings > Location Settings > General Ledger Settings
  3. Enter your Property Number in the Property Number field
  4. Make any adjustments to the pre-filled Account Numbers and Descriptions in the appropriate text fields
  5. Click SAVE

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Adding Line Items

You can track your Super Group sales as line items with seperate account numbers. Don’t have Super Groups? Check out this article to learn how to build and use these handy reporting tools.

  1. Login to your Lavu Control Panel
  2. Navigate to Settings > Location Settings > General Ledger Settings
  3. Click the + LINE ITEM button
  4. Add an Account Number
  5. Use the dropdown in Line Item to select the super group
  6. Add a Description
  7. Click SAVE

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Now, go look at your report by navigating to Reports > General Ledger and make sure it reflects the data that you want to see.

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