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Microsoft - Financial Management in Microsoft Dynamics 365 for Finance and Operations | Exam MB6-895



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On your accelerated 5-day Financial Management in Microsoft Dynamics 365 for Finance and Operations course you'll gain the skills and knowledge to use, maintain, and support the finance and accounting processes in Microsoft Dynamics 365 for Finance and Operations.

You'll experience our unique Lecture | Lab | Review technique, immersing you in the curriculum and helping you to build and retain information faster.

Your Microsoft Certified Trainer will guide you through setting up and configuring core financial modules. You'll also learn to:

  • Manage daily procedures for the core financial modules.
  • Set up, configure, and use the Budgeting module.
  • Manage periodic and closing procedures for the financial modules.

During your course, you'll prepare for and sit exam MB6-895. This exam is an elective requirement for achieving the MCSE: Business Applications.

This course is ideal if you're a Dynamics 365 for Finance and Operations partner, such as solution architects, functional consultants, and project managers looking to support with the Finance and Operations application.

Seven reasons why you should sit your course with Firebrand Training

  1. Two options of training. Choose between residential classroom-based, or online courses
  2. You'll be certified in just 5 days. With us, you’ll be trained in record time
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  • Certification Guarantee – pass first time or train again free (just pay for accommodation, exams and incidental costs)
  • Everything you need to certify – you’ll sit your exam at the earliest available opportunity after the course - either immediately after your classroom course, or as soon as there are slots available, if you've taken it online
  • No hidden extras – one cost covers everything you need to certify


Set up and configure the core financial modules

Define and configure the General ledger module.

  • Define and create the chart of accounts and main accounts
  • Set up and manage fiscal and ledger calendars
  • Create and define financial dimensions and financial dimension sets
  • Configure account structure
  • Define the ledger for a legal entity
  • Set up journals
  • Define the General ledger parameters and accounts for automatic transactions
  • Configure intercompany accounting

Explain and set up the Cash and bank management module.

  • Explain bank transaction types and transaction groups
  • Set up bank groups, create bank accounts
  • Explain the Cash and bank management parameters
  • Configure check layouts

Describe and design the Accounts receivable and Collections management modules.

  • Describe customer posting profiles
  • Set up customer payment information
  • Create customers
  • Define the Accounts receivable parameters
  • Describe an organisational structure for centralised payments
  • Set up and process collection letters
  • Configure and calculate interest
  • Process interest adjustments
  • Set up customer pools and aging period definitions

Review and build the Accounts payable module.

  • Define vendor posting profiles,
  • Configure vendor payment information
  • Explain invoice matching
  • Create vendors
  • Walkthrough the account payable parameters
  • Review an organisational structure for centralised payments

Clarify and utilise the Tax module.

  • Define ledger posting groups
  • Create sales tax codes
  • Establish sales and item tax groups
  • Define sales tax authorities
  • Explain withholding tax
  • Review sales tax jurisdictions

Define basic fixed asset concepts, and complete setup for the Fixed assets module.

  • Define depreciation methods and conventions
  • Set up depreciation profiles and books
  • Set up value models
  • Define Fixed Asset parameters
  • Create fixed assets
  • Set up and assign bar codes to assets
  • Lend fixed assets

Manage daily procedures for the core financial modules

Review and process transactions in the General ledger module.

  • Create and post general journals
  • Create voucher templates
  • Process periodic journals
  • Process period allocations
  • Create and process accrual schemes
  • Reverse a transaction
  • Create reversing entries
  • Use ledger accrual schemes in a journal
  • Create and post intercompany journal entries

Analyse and walkthrough transactions in the Cash and bank management module.

  • Create and delete checks
  • Void a check and create payment reversals
  • Create and cancel deposit slips
  • Reconcile bank accounts

Assess and handle transactions in the Accounts receivable and Collections management modules.

  • Create free text invoices
  • Process prepayments
  • Create payment journals
  • Reverse settlements
  • Reimburse a customer
  • Perform sales order invoicing
  • Review aged balances for customer
  • Process customer account statements
  • Create write-off transactions
  • Process a non-sufficient funds cancellation
  • Manage the status of customer transactions
  • Use cases and activities to track collection actions

Define and create transactions in the Accounts payable module.

  • Define and create different types of invoice journals
  • Manage vendor invoices
  • Perform invoice matching
  • Process prepayments
  • Create payment proposals
  • Process payment journals

Explain and work with transactions in the Tax module.

  • Revise sales tax prior to posting a transaction
  • Post sales tax on prepayments
  • Create transactions with conditional sales tax

Review and process fixed asset transactions.

  • Define transaction types available
  • Process acquisitions through journals
  • Process depreciations
  • Process disposals
  • Process value adjustments
  • Create purchase orders for fixed assets
  • Acquire fixed assets from a purchase order

Set up, configure, and use the Budgeting module

Define basic budgeting concepts, and setup basic budgeting features.

  • Define budget concepts
  • Discuss different budget types
  • Set up the different budget configurations
  • Define the budget parameters

Configure and use budget control features.

  • Set up the budget control configuration settings
  • Define budget groups and budget control rules
  • Enable budget control for source documents and journals
  • Activate and turn on budget control
  • View budget check results on transactions

Define and generate budget plans.

  • Define budget planning configuration
  • Create budget plans
  • Process budget plans
  • Modify budget plans in Excel

Create and process budget register entries.

  • Create and process budget register entries
  • Transfer budget balances
  • Define budget allocations
  • Update budget register entries in Excel
  • Create budget register entries from budget plans

Manage periodic and closing procedures for the financial modules

Setup, configure, and run consolidations and eliminations.

  • Set up and define a consolidation and elimination company
  • Add consolidation information to main accounts
  • Define and use consolidation groups
  • Configure elimination rules
  • Define the consolidation methods available
  • Perform a consolidation
  • Create and process eliminations

Configure and perform foreign currency revaluations.

  • Define main account settings for foreign currency revaluation
  • Define the types of foreign currency revaluations
  • Perform foreign currency revaluations

Set up and run ledger allocations.

  • Describe the various types of ledger allocation
  • Create ledger allocations rules and basis
  • Process ledger allocation requests
  • Configure allocations terms for a main account

Construct and use the period close workspace.

  • Describe uses for the period close workspace
  • Configure the period close workspace
  • Define a period close template
  • Use the period close workspace

Set and run the fiscal year end closing processes.

  • Define parameters for fiscal year end close
  • Configure and run the fiscal year close process
  • Describe and use the closing sheet

Exam Track

You will sit the following exam at the Firebrand Training Centre during the course. This is covered by your Certification Guarantee:

Exam MB6-895: Financial Management in Microsoft Dynamics 365 for Finance and Operations

  • Technology - Microsoft Dynamics 365
  • Credit toward - MCSE: Business Applications

You will be measured on your ability to accomplish the following technical tasks in exam MB6-895:

  • Set up and configure the core financial modules. (25-30%)
  • Manage daily procedures for the core financial modules. (25-30%)
  • Set up, configure, and use the Budgeting module. (20-25%)
  • Manage periodic and closing procedures for the financial modules. (20-25%)

What's Included

Included in this course:

  • Firebrand custom courseware

Your accelerated course includes:

  • Accommodation *
  • Meals, unlimited snacks, beverages, tea and coffee *
  • On-site exams **
  • Exam vouchers **
  • Practice tests **
  • Certification Guarantee ***
  • Courseware
  • Up-to 12 hours of instructor-led training each day
  • 24-hour lab access
  • Digital courseware **
  • * For residential training only. Doesn't apply for online courses
  • ** Some exceptions apply. Please refer to the Exam Track or speak with our experts
  • *** Pass first time or train again free (just pay for accommodation, exams and incidental costs)


Before attending this course, you should have an understanding of:

  • Finance and accounting concepts and processes
  • How Finance and Operations functionalities apply to various business processes.

Unsure whether you meet the prerequisites? Don’t worry. Your training consultant will discuss your background with you to understand if this course is right for you.


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