Nominal Ledger

The SDM Nominal Ledger module provides a full double entry accounting package for Housing Organisations.

The Nominal Coding structure is extremely flexible and provides up to 5 levels of analysis, from Society (for separate companies), Account Type (typically Balance Sheet or Income & Expenditure), Cost Centre, Analysis Code and Individual Property (specific to Housing Associations).  The Nominal Ledger provides drill down into either associated postings or the actual source of the transaction where the original document may be viewed.

Key Information

Transaction File

  • Customisable Nominal Coding
  •  Data Entry at Property Level (optional)
  • Separate Updates per User (optional)
  • Transaction Drilldown
  • Customisable Form Types
  • Reversing Journals
  • Import Journals
  • Diary System
  • Multi-Society Option
  • Bank Reconciliation & Cash Book
  • Automatic Postings

Development / Capital Ledger

  • Scheme Profile
  • Funding Details
  • Consultants Information
  • Income / Expenditure Details
  • Key Dates  & Amounts
  • Extended Data for Cost Centres


  • Daily Audit Trails
  • Code Book Report
  • Transaction Report
  • Capital Schemes Analysis
  • Trial Balance
  • Management Reporting
  • Cashflow Report
  • Budget Report
  • Diary Report
  • VAT Analysis

Main Features

  • Full Double Entry Book-Keeping
  • Detailed Audit Trails
  • Automatic Postings
  • Flexible Reporting
  • Import Journals & Budgets
  • Facility to Lock Financial Periods
  • Full Commitment Accounting
  • Multiple Budgets in Same Financial Year
  • Compare Actual Cashflow to Budget Cashflow
  • Bank Reconciliation
  • Customisable Export to Excel
  • Year End Reporting
  • Document Management
  • Multiple Bank Accounts
  • Designated Control Accounts
  • Import Extended Data


SDM Nominal Ledger integrates with:

  • SDM Rents & Housing Management Module
  • SDM Factoring/Service Charges Module
  • SDM Repairs & Maintenance Module
  • SDM Fixed Asset Register Module
  • SDM Purchase Ledger Module
  • SDM Sales Ledger Module
  • SDM Document Manager Module