Thursday, 15 August 2013

Work with analytic Distribution in OpenERP

Analytic Distribution

Analytic Distribution is mainly used for spreading/dividing your expense/income in various analytic account (i.e. cost account) in OpenERP.
Work with analytic Distribution in OpenERP

There are various application of analytic distribution in real business case.
Let's take one business case in which a company wants to distribute it's income between various departments:
A IT company provide consultancy services for the software solution.
The company is interested to divide it's income real-time between it's main three departments 

1. Analysis and Design 2. Coding and testing 3. Deployment.

It also wants that when customer invoice is created for particular client PROJECT, the invoice amount will be divide in these three departments as below:

1. Analysis and Design: 50%
2. Coding and testing : 30%
3. Deployment : 20%
You can easily configure this requirement in OpenERP using Analytic Distribution.
Just create three analytic account (Analysis and Design a/c, Coding and testing a/c, Deployment a/c). Make sure that the parent account of these accounts is the client project's analytic account.
Now configure Analytic Distribution by adding these three analytic accounts with their respective part in percentage.
Add this analytic distribution at the time of encoding customer invoice line.
Now validate that invoice and check the "Analytic Chart of Account" in order to check the effect of Analytic Distribution.



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