Journal Entry - New


Create A New Journal Entry

  1. Open the Pontem GL program and log in
  2. Click the Journal Entries link in the 'Primary Task' box
  3. Click the New button
  4. Select the Date of the transaction
  5. Select the Transaction Type from the drop down - required
  6. (Optional) Enter Transaction Description (up to 50 characters)
  7. (Optional) Enter corresponding Document Number (up to 9 characters)
  8. Click in the area with the title "<Click here to add a row>" or click the "+" button to add a row
  9. Select an Account number by
    1. Clicking the drop down arrow and click on the desired account number
    2. Type the account number using the keyboard
    3. Use keyboard arrows to move through the list to select the account number
  10. Enter the appropriate debit or credit
  11. Use the "Tab" key or "+" button to add the next account number
  12. When all accounts are entered, check the Proof box, in the lower right corner, to insure the Balance = $0.00
  13. Click Save button


  • All Journal Entries require an equal dollar amount of Debit & Credit inside the same fund (the first 3 digits of the account number).
  • Journal Entries can only be made in the current or previous fiscal year.
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