Introduction to the Account Register

This is where you define the Chart of Accounts. Each Account has a number and a name, and belongs to a class of Accounts.

Hansa has no pre-assigned Accounts. Each user must define a Chart of Accounts, or import an existing one. The simplest method is to use the standard Chart of Accounts supplied with Hansa. Please refer to the Setting up a Basic Accounts System page for details of how to do this.


If you use your own Chart of Accounts, or modify that supplied with Hansa, it is important that all the Account numbers used in the settings and report definitions for each module are made to agree with your own numbers.

In Hansa you always have access to the Chart of Accounts through the 'Paste Special' feature, for example when you enter Transactions and cannot remember an Account Number.

In the Account register you can: