A trial balance is a summary view of all the general ledger accounts underlying a particular ABOR between two points in time. See how to create a trial balance.

By default, LUSID reports each account in a trial balance on a single line, automatically aggregating all the debits and credits in that account, and providing an opening and closing statement. For example, for an ABOR with four underlying accounts:

The objective of a trial balance is to show that the sum of (positive) debits and (negative) credits for all accounts is zero (see the Grand Total row above).

You can optionally specify a general ledger profile in order to drill down into accounts and aggregate debits and credits at a more granular level. In the following example, the same four accounts are broken down into their constituent economic buckets (see the level 1 column); the subtotals and grand total, however, remain the same: