The beginning or starting balance is entered during the first bank reconciliation.

1. In Accounts Payable, select Banks.
2. Under Cash Management Tasks, select Reconcile this account.
3. In the Starting Balance field, enter your starting bank balance from the bank statement.
4. In the Ending Balance field, enter your ending bank balance from the bank statement.
5. Select Begin Reconciliation.
6. The current and ending bank balance now appear on the main banks page.

For more information on reconciliation, refer to the Cash Management Tasks section of the Banks Guide.