Accounts Receivable is a Subledger in which all credit sales are recorded upon creation of Invoices for products or services. In Financial Reporting Accounts Receivable is the amounts due from customers who have purchased products or services on credit. The amount in reported in Accounts Receivable represents the unpaid portion of invoices.
The primary document recorded in the Accounts Receivable ledger is the customer invoice. Credits issued to customers Credit Notes are also recorded in the Accounts Receivable ledger. Debits for additional amounts are recorded as Debit Notes or separate invoices.
A typical entry in the Accounts Receivable includes:
The total amount in Accounts Receivable allowed to an individual customer is typically limited by a credit limit, which is set by the Seller's credit department, based on the Seller's assessment of Risk.
|AE11||Days Receivables Outstanding||2||AE11|
|AE111||On-time Receipts Ratio||3||AE111|
|AE112||Late Receipts Ratio||3||AE112|
|AE113||Uncollectable Receivables Ratio||3||AE113|