Connecting Exact Online to Lightspeed Accounting

Lightspeed Accounting connections are structured around stores as defined in your Lightspeed Retail account. 

Once you have connected your Lightspeed Retail account with Lightspeed Accounting, you can connect a store to an Exact Online company. If you have more than one store, each store can either share the same Exact Online company connection or have its own connection.

Connecting Exact Online to a single store

To create a new Exact Online company and connect it to a single store:

  1. In Lightspeed Accounting, click Settings > Accounting
  2. Click Exact Online from the list of options. 
  3. Select your country from the available options.
  4. Enter your Exact Online credentials.
  5. Allow the connection between Lightspeed Accounting and Exact Online.
  6. Select your Exact Online company name. Your store is now connected to Exact Online in Lightspeed Accounting.

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Connecting Exact Online to multiple stores

To begin, create your Exact Online company and connect it to your first store:

  1. In Lightspeed Accounting, click Settings > Accounting
  2. To the right of your store, click View Details.
  3. Click Connect a Company.
  4. Follow steps 3-6 from the previous section.

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Once this initial connection is established, connect your other stores:

  1. To the right of your store, click View Details.
  2. Click Connect a Company.
  3. From the list of existing companies, select Exact Online.
  4. At the bottom right, click Change. Your store is now connected to Exact Online in Lightspeed Accounting.
  5. To connect another store, return to Accounting and repeat steps 1-4.

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What's next?

Continue with your accounting configurations. See Exact Online general accounting options.

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