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Jim2® Business Engine Help File

po stock grid

1.You must first select the stock grid on the PO to be able to enter the quantity supplied from the vendor in the Received field of the stock grid by either:

Pressing the F4 function key and tabbing to the Received field, or

Click in the Received field.

2.Enter the quantity supplied from your vendor.


If the stock you have received requires serial numbers on purchase, Jim2 will automatically prompt you to enter the serial numbers as you move off the Received field.


serial number warning


Once you click OK, the Serial Number entry screen will appear.

3.Enter the Vend Inv Date (required) and change the Status to Received.


In this case, the Vend Inv Date actually refers to the received date of the stock.

4.Once you have received the invoice, enter the Vend Inv#, change the Vend Inv Date to match the vendor invoice and Finish the PO.

PO confirm total

3.A message will appear, asking you to confirm whether the total figures in this purchase order match the vendor invoice. This feature is extremely useful when vendors calculate tax amounts differently, for example at line level or overall.


Further information:

Purchases Security

Expenses at a Glance

Purchases at a Glance

Add a Negative Expense Order

Add a Purchase Order

Add an Amount to a PO when Finished at $0

Add an Expense Order

Add Comments to a Purchase Order

Add Purchase Back order

Add Stock to a Purchase Order

Auto Create a Purchase Order

Create a PO from a Similar or Previous PO

Create a Purchase Order List

Debtors Purchase Orders

Employee Reimbursements



Enter Serial Numbers

Expense Order Stock Grid

Expenses Tab on POs

Fix Incorrect Pricing after PO on Finished Status

How does Cost of Goods work

Link Expenses to a Purchase Order

Manufacturing Purchase Orders

Opening Balance Purchase Order

Print a Purchase/Expense Order

Purchase an Asset Under Finance

Purchase Consignment Stock

Purchase List Header

Purchase Order List

Purchase Order Reports

Purchase Order Stock Grid


Purchase/Expense Comment Grid

Purchase/Expense Order Footer

Purchase/Expense Order Header

Purchases/Expenses Status

Purchases/Expenses Tabs

Receive Consignment Stock

Record One Invoice number on Multiple Purchase Orders

Record Overseas Purchases, GST and Import Costs

Return to Vendor

Round up Supplier Invoices

Unprint Purchase/Expense

View or Edit a Purchase/Expense