Introduction to Eagle Accounting (IEA)

Course Outline

Getting Started

  1. Congratulations, let's get you started!
  2. Instructor Introduction
  3. Training Collateral

Course Objectives

  1. Your Assigned Login Details & Assigned Securities

Posting to Your Assigned Entity

  1. Creating an Entity
  2. Adding Common Stock Reference Data
  3. Posting Common Stock Buys
  4. Viewing Common Stock Buys
  5. Manually Settling and Viewing Common Stock Buys
  6. Posting a Common Stock Sell, Viewing Reports, & Position Viewer
  7. Canceling a Common Stock Sell & Rebooking a Common Stock Buy
  8. Adding Base-Currency Debt Reference Data
  9. Posting a Base-Currency Debt Buy
  10. Adding Non-Base-Currency Debt Reference Data
  11. Viewing a Base-Currency Debt Buy
  12. Posting a Non-Base-Currency Debt Buy
  13. Viewing a Non-Base-Currency Debt Buy
  14. Manipulating & Viewing Income Accruals
  15. Posting a Non-Base Currency Debt Sell
  16. Viewing a Non-Base Currency Debt Sell
  17. Adding Variable-Rate Debt Reference Data
  18. Posting a Variable-Rate Municipal Bond Buy
  19. Viewing a Variable-Rate Municipal Bond Buy
  20. Adding Debt Reference Data - with Amortization & Accretion (OID)
  21. Adding an Accounting Rule, an Amortization/Accretion Rule, & Updating your Entity
  22. Posting a Debt Buy – with Amortization & Accretion (OID)
  23. Viewing a Debt Buy – with Amortization & Accretion (OID)
  24. Retroactively & Prospectively Updating Market Amortization & Accretion (OID)

Course Objectives: Posting to your Assigned Mutual Fund, Classes, & Sectors

  1. A Day in the Life of a Mutual Fund Workflow
  2. Master Fund, Classes, & Sectors Relationships
  3. Adding a Master Fund & Classes
  4. Adding an Allocation Rule
  5. Adding Sectors
  6. Adding & Confirming Fixed Allocation Percentages
  7. Adding Capital Stock Activity
  8. Viewing Trials after Capital Stock Activity
  9. Setting Up a Fixed Daily Expense
  10. Setting Up a Budgeted Daily Expense
  11. Setting Up Variable Expenses
  12. Setting Up a Variable & Tiered Expense
  13. Triggering & Viewing Expense Accruals
  14. Canceling & Correcting an Expense Accrual
  15. Modifying an Expense Accrual
  16. Viewing Trials after Expense Modifications
  17. Adjusting Expense Accruals & Viewing Trials
  18. Viewing Expenses after Postings, Modifications, & Adjustments
  19. Using Automation Center to Resolve Failed Trades
  20. Viewing Position Viewer & Trials after Posting Trades via Automation Center
  21. Confirming the Mutual Fund Allows Forward Postings
  22. Posting a Forward Buy
  23. Viewing a Forward Buy
  24. Posting & Settling a Spot Buy
  25. Viewing a Settled Spot Buy
  26. Posting & Settling a Spot Sell
  27. Viewing a Settled Spot Sell
  28. Viewing Trials after Posting the Forward & Spots
  29. Viewing Trade Date to Settlement Date & Realized Gain/Loss Reports
  30. Corporate Actions Overview
  31. Posting a Cash Dividend
  32. Viewing a Cash Dividend
  33. Posting & Viewing a Stock Split
  34. Canceling, Reposting, & Viewing a Stock Split
  35. Posting & Viewing Trials after Posting Miscellaneous Income
  36. Overview of the Pricing Process
  37. Querying & Manually Closing Accounting and Valuation Periods
  38. Updating Data Warehouse Positions & Viewing the Portfolio Valuation Report
  39. Manually Adding Prices, Spots, Points, & Forward Pricing
  40. Manually Calculating Unrealized Appreciation/Depreciation, Updating Data Warehouse Valuations, & Viewing Trials
  41. Manually Calculating & Viewing Class-Level Net Asset Values & Viewing the NAV Audit Report
  42. Manually Closing a Valuation Period


  1. Assessment
  2. Milestone
  3. Documentation Links
  4. Survey

About the Course

The Introduction to Eagle Accounting course provides participants with a solid use and functionality knowledge-base, prior to client customization, to post, view, and maintain common Entity and Mutual Fund transactions.  By the end of the course, participants will be able to:

  • Describe Eagle’s accounting software background and functionality
  • Set up an entity and establish accounting periods 
  • Set up an equity and debt security reference details 
  • Post, settle, and view (via Position Viewer) equity and debt trades 
  • Query security cost, cash, and income accrual positions via Position Viewer 
  • Set up a debt variable rate schedule 
  • Process market amortization and original issue accretion for debt securities 
  • Describe and set up a relationship between a master fund, classes, and sectors 
  • Post capital stock transactions 
  • Set up and post expense accruals 
  • Adjust expenses and relieve expense payables 
  • Query and resolve failed transactions (via Exception Processing) 
  • Post and settle forward and spot transactions 
  • Calculate,  post, cancel, rebook,  and view corporate actions:
    • Cash Dividend with Tax and Reclaim
    • Stock Split
  • Post and view miscellaneous income & expense payments 
  • Allocate income and expenses among a total fund, classes, and sectors 
  • Price securities 
  • Calculate class-level net asset values (NAV) 
  • Query trial balances and other reporting functionality

About the Instructors

Michael Sowsy

Michael Sowsy, Senior Training Consultant

Started at Eagle: 2008

Started in Industry: 1984

Areas of Expertise:

  • Accounting
  • Data Management