FrontAccounting

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FrontAccounting (FA) is a free and open source accounting software. FA is a multi-locational, multi-user, multi-lingual, multi-currency web-based accounting system for the entire Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) chain written in PHP, using MySQL. FrontAccounting is developed by an international team.Senior developer Joe Hunt (@joe) lives in Sweden and Janusz Dobrowolski (@itronics) is in Poland, while other developers come from the USA, Canada, Egypt, Dubai, India, Australia, and elsewhere.


The contributors who helped create this tutorial series are - Sheetal Prabhu, Nirmala Venkat, Praveen Somu and Nancy Varkey - all from IIT Bombay. The effort has been moderated and coordinated by the Spoken Tutorial team, IIT Bombay.

Basic Level

  1. Installation of FrontAccounting on Linux OS
    • What is Front Accounting?
    • Uses and benefits
    • Front Accounting Interface
    • Installation on GNU Linux, Windows, Mac OS
    • FrontAccounting interface and the tabs
    • Using with setup icon in the interface
    • Company set up
    • User account setup
    • Access setup
    • Change in fiscal year
    • Void transaction
  2. Setup in FA
    • Frontaccounting Setup
      • Company Setup
      • User Accounts Setup
      • Access Setup
      • Display Setup
      • Fiscal Years
  3. Banking and General Ledger
    • GL Accounts
    • GL Account Groups
    • GL Account Classes
    • Journal Entry
    • Void a transaction
  4. Items and Inventory
    • Items
    • Inventory
    • Units of Measure
    • Item Category
    • Sales Pricing
  5. Sales in FA
    • Sales
    • Sales Types
    • Sales Persons
    • Sales Areas
    • Customers
    • Sales Quotation Entry
  6. Purchases in FA
    • Add a new Suppliers
    • Make a Purchase Order Entry
    • Direct GRN
    • Create Suppliers invoice

Contributors and Content Editors

Nancyvarkey, PoojaMoolya