QB Roles explained

I am trying to find an explanation of these roles in QB Enterprise.  Is there a site that does so in layman's terms?  Also, what are the typical roles that an Accounting department needs.  Are there any preset roles based on position that would built in, such as Auditor?

Accounts Payable
Accounts Receivable
External Accountant
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Payroll Manager
Payroll Processor
Time Tracking
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Boyd (HiTechCoach) Trimmell, Microsoft Access MVPCommented:
TIP: Consultants are a resource.

Something to think about: Why do you think EE has a lot of consultants as experts?

 I need resources for knowing the roles" ... "in layman's terms".  
The best thing for this is to look at the Roles in Quickbooks.  

The roles that come with Quickooks are basically just a a template or a starting point. You can use them  as they are. Yo can  modify them. Create your own.  Whatever you need.

How to set up roles comes from a deep understanding of how QuickBooks works and the role of the person in the unique business.  Every business can assign different duties to a person with the standard title. That is why it can be cahngesf to meet each unique business's needs.

Check out the description for the Role

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Boyd (HiTechCoach) Trimmell, Microsoft Access MVPCommented:
When setting up any accounting system it is critical to get it correct from the start. This is true with Quickbooks.

I would urge to to hire a QuickBooks consultant.  

You should have a CPA. You need their advice to be sure you get it set up correct. They may be able to help with the user roles or can recommend someone. If not, you may need to find a CPA that knows Quickbooks.

If you can' t hire a QuickBooks consultant, I would recommend that you set up a test company and practice setting up the roles you need. It may take a few weeks of trial and error to get it figured out.
al4629740Author Commented:
That's the answer?   I need resources for knowing the roles.  Not a consultant....
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