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Using Osprey

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Who is this guide for?

Accounts Users and Accounts Supervisors

This guide will go through the Aged Debtors report

This report lists clients/matters with a Debit balance, ageing the balance according to the period in which the bill was posted. 

Aged Debtors example

Filter options

  • Fee Earner –  Select one or more Fee Earner
  • Worktype –  Select one or more Worktype
  • Branch –  Report on All branches or a particular branch
  • Department –  Report on All departments or a particular department
  • Currency –  Select the Currency type you wish to report on
  • Include Credit Balances –  This option enables you to report on all non-zero balances, including credit balances.  When you select this option the total on the Aged Debtors report should equal the Debtors figure for Year to Date on the Trial Balance for the current period
  • As At – Select this option and enter the date you wish to run the report at, you can select a retrospective date
  • Ordering – Select either Client Name or Client Number
  • Grouping – Options of No Grouping, Fee Earner or Work type.  A new page is started for each Fee Earner or Work type and subtotals are given per grouping

List of Columns produced

  • Client/matter number
  • Client name
  • Matter Description
  • Fee Earner
  • Work type
  • Balance (this is the overall balance on the matter)
  • Bill Date (this is the date of the most recent outstanding bill on the matter)
  • The following columns give the aged analysis of the debt
    • 0-30 days
    • 31-60 days
    • 61-90 days
    • 91+ days
  • Credit balance.   This displays any credit balances when this filter option is selected
  • MisAl.  This column displays ‘Yes’ when there is a problem with the allocations on the matter, meaning that the sum of the ageing columns does not match the Balance on the ledger. The ledger should be cleared and reallocated to rectify this.
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