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Intacct: General Ledger Export

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Jonathon Plowman-Samson
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This article will show you how to export a general ledger file from Intacct.


  1. From the main homepage, click the Applications drop-down near the top of the page. 
    intacct with applications menu highlighted

  2. From the Application drop-down, select the General Ledger section.
    intacct with application menu open and general ledger selected

  3. Click General Ledger in the Reports column.
    intacct general ledger options with reports general ledger option selected

  4. You’ll be taken the General Ledger Report page, where you can define the metrics for our exported report. 
    intacct general ledger report page

  5. Begin by selecting the fiscal period for your engagement in the Time Period section.
    intacct general ledger report time period section

  6. In order to make your report compatible with MindBridge, you will need to define some specific formatting. In the Formatting section, ensure the following checkboxes are selected: 
    • Only with activity 
    • Details 
    • Reference Number 
    • Portrait
    intacct general ledger report with the above list options selected

  7. Once all of these parameters are set, click the Export drop-down and select Excel. 
    intacct general ledger report export option set to excel

  8. The form will be replaced by a Download the file link. Click this link to download your file.
    intacct download the file screen

  9. Your file will download to your computer's default download location. 
    downloaded report excel icon


Technical names of reports in Intacct (might not exactly match the name displayed in the user interface)

The technical name of this report in the Intacct system is ledgerdetails

The following are the technical names in Intacct of other files you might need to pull:

File for MindBridge

Report to Pull

General Ledger


Opening Balance


Closing Balance


Chart of Accounts



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