General ledger The general ledger contains all expenses for your organization for all fiscal periods. The general ledger contains these types of expenses: Staged expenses that you imported from your external source. Imported expenses are saved in the General Ledger Staged Data [itfm_gl_data_staged] table. Cleansed expenses that the workbench uses during the Data Cleansing stage. Changes to expenses during this stage are saved in the General Ledger Cleansed Data [itfm_gl_data_cleansed] table. Each time you add an expense to the General Ledger Staged Data table, a corresponding expense is created in this table. Groomed expenses that the workbench uses during the Bucketing stage. Changes to expenses during this stage are saved in the Groomed General Ledger Data [itfm_gl_data_groomed] table. Create a general ledger accountCreate a general ledger account for each account in your organization that requires an account number to associate expenses with.View expenses in the general ledgerYou can view records in any of the general ledger tables and make changes if necessary.