Features & Benefits
4th Quarter® Accounting is a high-end, full-featured,
compilable, multi-user accounting application written in the 4th
Dimension programming language. 4th Quarter can run "out of
the box" without any modification, but is specifically designed
for those who require fully modifiable source code for extensive
Our unique package is for unique businesses --
ones grossing 5-50 million dollars in sales per year that want to
integrate business, management, inventory, sales and accounting
into a single, multi-user application. Streamline your business
operations with a 4th Quarter application tailored to your specific
Two Packages to choose from:
The tool to use when you want to add your own business interface
to the complete suite of accounting functions listed below.
- Core Plus
Adds Customer and Vendor files to the 4Q Core package. Customers and vendors are linked to core accounting for sales and purchases, but there is no inventory in this version.
This full package supports complex order and inventory management
and contains all the functions listed below. Use the business
interface provided as a template for your own customization.
- Get the latest prices
on our order page.
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4th Quarter's features include:
Core Accounting Functions
- Chart of Accounts: features separate General Ledger and Operations
- AR and AP: supports any manner of allocation for any set of
payable and receivable accounts.
- Cash and Checking: allows an unlimited number of cash accounts.
- Financial Reporting: stores an unlimited number of user-customizable
- Multi-currency: dual currency support for unlimited multiple
currencies, prices, rates, and rate histories.
- DB Administration: includes tools for data archiving, program
configuring, and user authorization.
Core Plus Accounting Functions
- Customers and Vendors: can be assigned to common or individual
- Sales and Purchase transactions: supports 12 different sales and purchase transaction types.
- Sales Tax Rates: an unlimited number of rates and juridictions plus support for VAT.
Full Accounting Functions
- Payroll: offers easy import of CheckMark
Software's cross-platform "Payroll" application.
- Order Entry: includes invoices, purchase orders, cash sales,
purchases, refunds, and more.
- Sale Reps: including various commission schedules.
- Inventory: enables easy customization of price and cost levels,
lot tracking, true LIFO and FIFO costing.
- Inventory Pricing Contracts: special pricing schedules for selected customer override general inventory price schedules.
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Systems based on 4th Quarter Accounting:
- Work more efficiently than a combination of off-the-shelf
- Are implemented more quickly and last longer than a completely
- Cost hundreds of thousands of dollars less to implement than
a custom solution.
- Are easier to modify and upgrade than other custom
4th Quarter's benefits also include:
- Increased output.
- Better management and control.
- Ability to raise the quality of the services you provide.
- Lower inventory in stock and uncollected receivables.
- Streamlined operations.
Support for an unlimited number of currencies,
currency types, and exchange rates. Home currencies defined for
each account and each financial report. Each transaction is recorded
in both the home and foreign currency.
4th Quarter lends itself to
the development of vertical market products. Please email
Braided Matrix or call us at 845-657-6411 to learn more about
4th Quarter's unique features and benefits.