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Accounting Integrations - SageOne Australia (Beta)

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Sage One Accounting Integrations BETA




The Sage One Accounting Integration allows customers to configure their Kounta to their Sage One Accounting Program to integrate Reconciliation data and Account Sales between the two services. This guide will include an overview of the setup, functionality, and steps on migrating from your existing Sage One Accounting Integration.


    • A current and active Sage One subscription (You can create a Sage One Account here)
    • You should already have your accounts created and setup in your Sage One Accounting Program (the Sage One Support Team will be able to help with this if you require assistance with creating these Accounts in your Sage One program, you can do this by reaching out to them here)

  • A desktop PC or Mac is required to complete the setup and manage the integration (this is not supported on mobile device like iPhone, iPad & Android)


Linking Kounta to Sage One

When you first open the integration you will be greeted with a login box, which you will need to click to integrate your Kounta account with your Sage One account.




This will then launch the page below.


Here you will be able to enter your Sage One username and password, please ensure that you select Australia as the region, as that is currently the only Sage One subscription that is supported. 

Once you have entered the above you will be greeted with the following screen which will then prompt you to select your Sage One Company Profile, once you have selected that you can click save too confirm the integration between Kounta and Sage One.



Once you are connected, you should see the valid connection in your Kounta Account.



Setting up your Default Accounts

Your Default Accounts are the accounts that Kounta will use when there is no Advanced Account Mapping details present (we will cover this further below in the guide). To begin mapping your Default Accounts select the Manage tab.


The first thing you will need to do is check the box, and confirm permission for Kounta to sync Account Sales and Takings (Reconciliation) data from your Kounta account to your Sage One account.

You will now see all of the options to map your Sage One Accounts to specific account types in Kounta, this is how Kounta will know where to export your reconciliation figures to when a takings export is completed. 

The Integration will give you 'recommended' accounts for each account type, we have also included a brief description of each account type below.

Please Note: If you require any further clarification on any of the Account Type terms, and which accounts these should be mapped to in Sage One, the Sage One Support Team would be the best team to assist at support@Sage

Tracking Code's 1 & 2 

Tracking (or cost centers as other accounting systems refer to them) are a way in Sage One of tracking the performance of different areas of your business. 

Eg: Splitting sections of Kounta sites under the same Sage One account.

Invoice Number Prefix

This will allow you to place a prefix (eg: FN) at the start of any invoices that arrive in Sage One to assist in which invoices belong to which export type (Account Sales or Reconciliation Exports)


Kounta Account Type Description Sage One Recommended Account Type Sage One Tax Code
Default Income The Income Account is where Kounta will export all of your Finalised sales for each Reconciliation Period. Income/Revenue/Sales

Based on Sales type.

GST - Sell with GST

Tax-Free - Sell products Tax-Free

 Variance Account The Variance Account will be the difference between your Kounta Recorded amounts and your Staff Counted amounts.  Current Liability/ Other Current Liability/ Expense Not Taxable
 Money In Account  The total 'Money In' portion from the Reconciliation period.  Current Asset Not Taxable
 Money Out Account  The total 'Money Out' portion from the Reconciliation period.  Expense Not Taxable/ Tax Free
 Tips  Any collected Tips in the Reconciliation Period that have not been withdrawn as Cash. Payments/ Current Liability Not Taxable/ Tax Free
 Gift Cards Any collect amounts that relate to the creation of Gift Cards. Current Liability/ Other Current Liability Not Taxable/ Tax Free

Any collected amounts that represent a part payment on an Account Sale. 

Eg: An Account Sale for $200 and a customer makes a 'Part Payment' for $100.

We will use this Sage One account to account for that payment until the order has been fully paid.

A debit for the same amount is added to this account when the order is fully paid.

Current Liability/ Other Current Liability/Payments  Not Taxable/ Tax Free 


Setting Up Kounta Tax Codes 

Once the Default Accounts have been mapped you will need to then select the Sage One Tax Type mapping for your Kounta tax codes.

The Integration will give you the recommended tax codes from your Sage One Accounting Program for these tax types. If you don't see the option here but you use this Tax Type in Kounta, you will need to create the corresponding tax code in Sage One. 


Setting Up Clearing Accounts for Kounta Payments

You will now have the option of selecting your Sage One Clearing Accounts for any payments that have been made in Kounta (These are all of your payment methods eg: Cash, EFTPOS, Albert & Tyro)

You will now come to an option that looks like the screenshot below. This will give you 2 options, to set the payments from Kounta to Sage One and the payments from Sage One to Kounta.


Payments from Kounta to Sage One

This account represents the default account for all of your payment types in Kounta, if you select ONLY this option, all of your payment methods used in Kounta will be sent to this account.

Payments from Sage One to Kounta

This option represents the payment method that will be used when any payments are made to an Account Sale Invoice in Sage One.
When Sage One sends the payment back to Kounta it will write the payment using this payment method. 

Advanced Options for Clearing Accounts

If you select the 'Advanced Options' shown in the screenshot above, that will drop down a listing of all of your Kounta Payment Methods along with options to map those payment methods to specific accounts in Sage One.

Eg: Cash goes to a Cash Clearing account, while EFTPOS will go to an EFTPOS Clearing account.


Once the above mapping has been completed, click 'SAVE' to save the account mapping. 


Setting Up Product Level Mapping for Income Accounts

Once you have completed the above and you have clicked 'SAVE' you will then be presented with a box that looks like the one below.

This will now give you the option to select specific Income Accounts at a product level, this will tell Kounta to look at these settings first when we export to Sage One before using the Default Income Account. 


To begin, select 'Click here to configure individual Accounts for each of the Products."

This will now present you with a new page with two drop down boxes, you will now be able to select the following options for each account.

Selling Account - This will be the account that represents all of the Income (Sales) from that product.

Buying Account - This will be the account that represents all of the Cost (Purchase Cost) associated with that product.

Once you have configured the mapping for all of your products, just simply click 'SAVE'. Kounta will then utilize those settings on the next Reconciliation Export. 

Sync Settings

The Integration will be able to perform a sync of both your Reconciliation Reports and Account Sales on an Automatic Sync interval. 

You will be able to see these options by clicking on the 'SYNC' tab on the Integration. 



In this tab you will have the following options to view:

Synchronization Settings - This will allow you to configure your Timezone and will also show the Integration starting date.

Synchronization - You will be able to see the following options.

    • If the Automatic Sync is turned on
    • When the next Automatic Sync will be occurring

  • When the last Automatic Sync has occurred
  • You will also have the option to press 'Sync Now' if you would like to manually trigger a sync (this can be helpful if you are waiting on an Account Sale)

Integration Functionality

The functionality that the Integration is able to provide will differ depending on whether these functions are being performed in Kounta, or if they are being performed in Sage One.


Account Sales

  • An Account Sale is able to be created in Kounta, and we will then purchase an Account Sale Invoice into Sage One. The Invoice will be created in the 'Awaiting Payments' section in Sage One.
  • You are able to make payments to Account Sale which will then sync those payments from Kounta and apply those payments to that Invoice in Sage One.
  • You are able to finalize an Account Sale in Kounta and those finalized payments will sync through to Sage One and finalize the Invoice in Sage One.
  • If you add a contact to an Account Sale in Kounta, the Integration will create that contact in Sage One as part of the Invoice sync. 
  • You are able to perform discounts/adjustments onto Account Sale and these will automatically adjust the line items of those products when the invoice is created in Sage One. 

Reconciliation (Takings) Exports

  • All your Kounta reconciliation exports will export to Sage One automatically each day.
  • You are able to export via Default Accounts or select Payment and Product level specific accounts.


Sage One

Account Sales

  • Sage One will be able to apply payments to an Account Sale Invoice and those payments will sync back to that same order in Kounta.
  • Sage One is not able to create invoices which will then create an Account Sale in Kounta, the Account Sale invoices are only able to be created in Kounta
  • Sage One is not able to make amendments to invoices as these changes will not sync back to Kounta and will cause the invoice to be over/underpaid. 

Reconciliation Exports

  • All of your Reconciliation Exports will be exported directly to the accounts specified in the Integration setup. 


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