Enter a Model Journal Entry Lesson

In this lesson you will learn how to enter a model journal entry.


  1. Click the State of Nebraska link.

    Step 1
  2. Click the Accounting link.

    Step 2
  3. Click the Manage Journal Entry link.

    Step 3
  4. Click the Enter Manual Journal Entries link.

    Step 4
  5. Click the Journal Entries with Debit/Credit Format link.

    Step 5
  6. Click the Add button.

    Step 6
  7. Click the Model option.

    Step 7
  8. Click in the Explanation field.

    Step 8
  9. Enter an explanation into the Explanation field.


    Note: This is a required field.  


    For this lesson enter "Training Journal Entry 1".

    Step 9
  10. Click in the Account Number field.

    Step 10
  11. Type an Account Number for each detail line if needed.  


    For this lesson enter "65070028.559165" into the Account Number field.

    Step 11
  12. Click in the Debit Amount field.


    Type an amount for each account, if needed, in the Debit Amount field.


    Model journal entries are typically made to the same accounts each month, but not necessarily for the same dollar amounts. Therefore, the Debit Amount field is usually left blank.  


    In this lesson we will not enter an amount.

    Step 12
  13. Click the OK button.

    Step 13
  14. Make note of the document number in the Previous Model No/Fd field.

    Step 14
  15. Click the Cancel button.

    Step 15
  16. Click in the Document Number field.

    Step 16
  17. Enter the document number into the Document Number field.  


    For this lesson enter "3361247".

    Step 17
  18. Click the Models option.

    Step 18
  19. Click the Find button.

    Step 19
  20. The document you created will be displayed.

    Step 20
  21. When finished click the Close button.

    Step 21

You have successfully completed this lesson.

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