Creating your first company in Codat's Portal

After you've created your account, you're ready to link your first company to Codat's Sandbox data source and view sample data in the Portal.

Creating a company

  1. Log in to the Codat Portal.
  2. Go the Companies page, from the navigation bar.
  3. In the top right, click New Company.
  4. Enter the name for your company. This doesn't have to be the actual name of the company who will connect, just your internal name or reference for them. Then click Add.
  5. When the company has been created, you'll see a confirmation and the Link URL for the company will be shown. Use the copy button to copy the Link URL to your clipboard.
The Add new company dialog.The Add new company dialog.

The Add new company dialog.

Linking the company

  1. Paste the Link URL, which you copied above, into a new browser tab. You would send this URL to your customer to allow them to connect their data.
  2. Link loads, allowing you to Link data to Codat's Sandbox Accounting, Commerce, and Banking Data sources to provide you with some test data.
First page of the Codat Link flowFirst page of the Codat Link flow

First page of the Codat Link flow

  1. Follow the steps in Link to connect your test company to the Accounting, Commerce and Banking packages.
  2. When the packages are connected, you'll see a confirmation message. You can close the tab.
Final page of the Codat Link flowFinal page of the Codat Link flow

Final page of the Codat Link flow

Viewing the company's data

  1. In the Codat Portal, go to the Companies page in the navigation bar.
  2. You'll see your newly created company, along with the connections to the Accounting, Commerce and Banking Sandboxes that were created during the Link Flow above:
  1. Click the company name and use the tabs to explore what data is available. You can:
    • Switch between tabs for Summary, Accounting, Banking and Commerce data (A).
    • Export data to Excel format (B).
    • Click Visualize (C) to explore more of the enriched data that is available to you.

What's next?

Next, you may wish to:


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