Introduction to Eagle Accounting (IEA)

Course Outline

Corporate Actions

  1. Corporate Actions Overview
  2. Posting a Cash Dividend
  3. Viewing a Cash Dividend
  4. Posting & Viewing a Stock Split
  5. Canceling, Re-posting, & Viewing a Stock Split

Miscellaneous Income

  1. Posting & Viewing Lot Specific Miscellaneous Income


  1. Confirming the Entity Allows Forward Postings
  2. Posting a Forward Buy
  3. Viewing a Forward Buy

Wrap Up

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


  1. Posting & Settling a Spot Buy
  2. Viewing a Settled Spot Buy
  3. Posting & Settling a Spot Sell
  4. Viewing a Settled Spot Sell
  5. Viewing Trade Date to Settlement Date & Realized Gain/Loss Reports

Entity Setup

  1. Creating an Entity

Getting Started

  1. Congratulations, let's get you started!
  2. Before You Get Started
  3. Instructor Introduction
  4. Course Objectives
  5. Important Instructions
  6. Training Collateral

Manage Exceptions Using Automation Center

  1. Resolving Failed Trades Using Automation Center

Debt with Market Premium & Original Issue Discount

  1. Adding Debt Reference Data - with Amortization & Accretion (OID)
  2. Adding an Accounting Rule, an Amortization/Accretion Rule, & Updating your Entity
  3. Posting a Debt Buy – with Amortization & Accretion (OID)
  4. Viewing a Debt Buy – with Amortization & Accretion (OID)
  5. Retroactively & Prospectively Updating Market Amortization & Accretion (OID)

Variable Rate Debt

  1. Adding Variable-Rate Debt Reference Data
  2. Posting a Variable-Rate Municipal Bond Buy
  3. Viewing a Variable-Rate Municipal Bond Buy

Fixed Rate Foreign Debt

  1. Adding Non-Base-Currency Debt Reference Data
  2. Posting a Non-Base-Currency Debt Buy
  3. Viewing a Non-Base-Currency Debt Buy
  4. Manipulating & Viewing Income Accruals
  5. Posting a Non-Base Currency Debt Sell
  6. Viewing a Non-Base Currency Debt Sell

Equity Calculations, Posting and Viewing

  1. Adding Common Stock Reference Data
  2. Posting Common Stock Buys
  3. Viewing Common Stock Buys
  4. Manually Settling and Viewing Common Stock Buys
  5. Posting a Common Stock Sell, Viewing Reports, & Position Viewer
  6. Canceling a Common Stock Sell & Re-booking a Common Stock Buy

Fixed Rate Base Currency Debt

  1. Adding Base-Currency Debt Reference Data
  2. Posting a Base-Currency Debt Buy
  3. Viewing a Base-Currency Debt Buy

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 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 
  • Query and resolve failed transactions (via Exception Processing)
  • Post and settle forward and spot transactions 
  • Calculate,  post, cancel, re-book,  and view corporate actions:
    • Cash Dividend with Tax and Reclaim
    • Stock Split
  • Post and view miscellaneous income

About the Instructors

Michael Sowsy

Michael Sowsy, Senior Training Consultant

Started at Eagle: 2008

Started in Industry: 1984

Areas of Expertise:

  • Accounting
  • Data Management