Read-Only Access


Audience: MineralTree Administrators

Summary: This article explains how to create an accounting manager user with read-only access. This is especially useful for auditors or anyone who needs to log in to MineralTree to view information and settings without making any modifications or changes.

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What is a Read-Only Accounting Manager?

Read-Only Accounting Managers can see anything a normal accounting manager can see but cannot make any changes to that information. This includes:

  • Connected MineralTree accounts
  • Documents captured in MineralTree
  • Invoices created, pending, and paid in MineralTree
  • Vendor details
  • Invoice approval rules

They cannot see:

  • Bank cash balance 
  • Actions taken on payments made including:
    • Void
    • Add to Queue
    • Add a Note
    • Resync
  • Buttons or links that would normally allow a change to be made (e.g. Save, Add, Edit, Delete, Create etc)

How to create a read-only user

Only MineralTree Administrators can create a Read-Only Accounting Manager. An admin can create the user like they would any other user except they would select "Read-Only AM" as the user type. Read-only Accounting Managers can also be invoice approvers by checking the "Invoice Approver" box under the role drop-down menu. This would allow this user to also approve and reject (and potentially create/edit) invoices. Currently, that is the only other role that can be combined with Read-Only Accounting Manager. 



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