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Reviewing Funds, Deals, and Payments (End User)

Key account managers can review funds, deals, and payments to track estimated, committed, and actual spending.

This task is a step in Process of Managing Trade Funds.

To review funds

  1. Navigate to the Accounts screen > Accounts List view.
  2. Drill down on the Name field hyperlink for a selected account, and click the Funds view tab.

    The Funds list displays all funds associated with the selected account record.

  3. Click the More Info subview tab to review the fields.

    Some fields are described in the following table.



    The account that is associated with the fund.


    Adjustments to the fund amount. Includes decreases or increases to the fund amount. Excludes transfers, accruals, and payments.


    The beginning amount of the fund.


    The value used to accrue funds (for example, Cases or Revenue).


    An amount set aside in deals with a status of Committed or Closed.


    The ending date of the fund.


    Amount set aside in deals with status other than Committed or Closed.


    Name of the fund.

    Fund Id

    System-supplied identification number of the fund.


    The period of time for which the fund is valid.


    The starting date of the fund.


    Calculated amount derived using the following equation:
    Amount + Adjustments + Transfers = Sub-total).


    Sum of the approved transfers into or out of the fund.


    Fund type, either Accrual or Fixed, selected from a drop-down list. Accrual funds are funds in which the amount is calculated from the products and accruals associated with the fund. Fixed funds are fixed amounts of money allocated in a lump sum.


    Calculated amount derived by subtracting allocations to child funds from the fund subtotal.


    An amount, from a fixed fund, that has not been allocated to a child fund. This amount is calculated by subtracting the committed amount from the fund subtotal.

To request payments by the account checkbook

  1. Navigate to the Accounts screen > Accounts List view.
  2. Drill down on the Name field hyperlink for a selected account, and click the Checkbook view tab.
  3. In the Checkbook list, perform either of the following actions, as appropriate to your needs:
    • Query for a check record.
    • Create a new check record.
  4. In the Payments list, select an existing deal record, or create a new payment record.
  5. In the Amount field, enter the amount of the payment you want to request, and save the record.

    For a summary of the different payment stages and the results seen by the end user see Table 19.

    NOTE:  After they are submitted, payments should be sent to the back office for processing. When processing is completed, the status of the payment changes to Paid. Payments with a status of Paid are identified by the application and processed. For more information about this processing and the results, please see About Configuring Information for Consumer Goods Funds.

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