Better Bookings can do a lot and is perfect for managing your daily clinic life, but there’s some things for which an accounting program is handy and the Better Bookings + Reckon Accounts Hosted integration offers the perfect solution! Once connected you can simplify your bank reconciliation, easily track GST and automatically group and push your Better Bookings sales into your chart of accounts – saving time, reducing errors and helping you better understand how your business is tracking financially. Plus, both apps are fully online so you can access your data on the go.

Benefits of integrating Better Bookings with Reckon Accounts Hosted

Simplified bank reconciliation
Automatically push daily sales from Better Bookings to Reckon Accounts Hostedby payment method, directly into your nominated bank account. Manage GST and income by chart of account – making it easy to reconcile.

Breeze through your BAS & GST obligations
Any GST recorded in your appointments or merchandise sales in Better Bookings will sync to Reckon Accounts Hosted, so you can easily keep track of your GST obligations – ready for tax time & BAS submissions.

Track your income by product
Your product/services sales are grouped and pushed into a nominated chart of accounts, helping you to get valuable insight into what product or service is bringing the most money into your clinic.


How to connect Better Bookings to Reckon Accounts Hosted

  1. Go here

  2. Or go to Settings > Locations > Select Business to connect (you can connect a business to only one accounting integration at a time)

  3. See the Reckon Accounts Hosted integration tile, click 'Connect to Reckon Accounts Hosted'

  4. You will be redirected to the Reckon Accounts Hosted Portal

  5. Sign In with your Reckon Accounts Hosted credentials

  6. Give permission to share data with Better Bookings

  7. You have now connected your accounts, you must now configure the connection so Better Bookings know where to send your data within Reckon Accounts Hosted

  8. You must now complete configuration

There are 4 steps to mapping your Better Bookings data with your Reckon Accounts Hosted File. Follow these steps to ensure your data will successfully transact to your Reckon Accounts Hosted account.

These are the steps:

  1. Choose File. If you have more than one file select your Reckon Accounts Hosted file you would like data to be sent too. Then select the Tax code for transactions with tax and without tax.

  2. Click Next

  3. Now, Map Better Bookings Payment Methods to Bank Accounts in Reckon Accounts Hosted. We've listed your Better Bookings payment methods on the left, and fetched your bank accounts from Reckon Accounts Hosted on the right. Select the Reckon Accounts Hosted bank account you want each payment method to map to. Once done any actual payments received (e.g. Cash, Visa, MasterCard) and recorded on your invoices will be sent to your nominated bank account in Reckon Accounts Hosted.

  4. Click Next

  5. Create a consolidated Chart of Accounts across Better Bookings and Reckon Accounts Hosted. We've listed your Better Bookings Chart of Accounts methods on the left, and fetched your Chart of Accounts from Reckon Accounts Hosted on the right. To create a consolidated Chart of Accounts, move Better Bookings Chart of Accounts items from the left that you would like to use in Reckon Accounts Hosted by clicking on the arrow or dragging the item across to the consolidated Chart of Accounts list on the right. Once added, they will appear at the top of the consolidated list under the title 'Added'. You can also remove Chart of Account options within your consolidated list by deleting them. Once this Chart of Account list on the right is finalised, the consolidated list will be available in Better Bookings and Reckon Accounts Hosted.

  6. Click Next

  7. Map Better Bookings Products to your consolidated Chart of Accounts. We've listed your Better Bookings products on the left (by type: appointments, appointment packs and merchandise), and listed your Chart of Accounts that you finalised on the right. Select the Chart of Account you want each of you products to map to. e.g. your Physio Appointments could be mapped to your Physio Appointment Income Chart of Account in Reckon Accounts Hosted. Once done income from your product sales will be sent to your nominated Chart of Accounts in Reckon Accounts Hosted so you can see sales by product.

  8. Click Next

  9. Your integration setup is now complete and you will see a confirmation popup.

  10. Better Bookings and Reckon Accounts Hosted accounts are now linked and data will start syncing automatically daily at 12:30am for the day before.

Better Bookings sends your data to Reckon Accounts Hosted daily as a Manual Journal. This Journal includes the Journal Date, Description (includes location name to differentiate between income from different clinic locations), Chart of Account for Income received, Payment Methods you have accepted and the GST collected. You can then reconcile the Journal with your accounts.

Edit your Connection with Reckon Accounts Hosted
You can edit your connection at any time.

  1. Go here

  2. Or go to Settings > Locations > Select Business to connect (you can connect a business to only one accounting integration at a time)

  3. See the Reckon Accounts Hosted integration tile, click 'Edit Connection'

  4. Step through the same connection steps above.

  5. Once done the connection data mapping will be updated


Edit Mapped Payment Methods
You can edit your payment methods in Better Bookings with your bank accounts in Reckon Accounts Hosted at any time. You can do this by editing the connection as above, or;

  1. Go here

  2. Or go to Settings > 'Mapped Payment Options In Reckon Accounts Hosted' pod

  3. You can edit the mapped payment methods

  4. Save

Map a New Payment Method in Better Bookings to Reckon Accounts Hosted
If you add a new payment method to Better Bookings:

  1. Go here

  2. Or go to Settings > Add Payment Options

  3. Add new payment options

  4. Save

  5. Go to Settings > 'Mapped Payment Options In Reckon Accounts Hosted'

  6. Select the Bank Account you want this new payment method to be mapped to in Reckon Accounts Hosted

  7. Save

Note: If you have added a new bank account to Reckon Accounts Hosted and you want to update this to your Better Bookings Payment Options you will need to Edit Connection.


Edit how Better Bookings Products are mapped to Reckon Accounts Hosted Chart of Accounts
Once you have connected to Reckon Accounts Hosted, all your products will have a new field in their settings 'Reckon Accounts Hosted Chart of Account'. This is the Chart of Account that any product sales will be sent to.

To add or edit Chart of Account associated with Product:

  1. Go here

  2. Or go to Settings > Products

  3. Select the product to edit, or add new product

  4. Edit the Chart of Account, or add a new Chart of Account to the product. Any new Chart of Account added here will be added to Reckon Accounts Hosted and your Better Bookings consolidated Chart of Accounts.

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