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1923583 - Desired G/L Account is Not Displayed in the Offsetting Account List During Manual Acquisition


You try to do Manual Posting - Acquisition of an existing fixed asset, in the new screen, you cannot find the desired G/L account from the Account list under Offsetting Account Assignment.

Reproducing the Issue

  1. Go to the Fixed Assets work center, and choose the Fixed Assets view.
  2. Select the Fixed Assets subview.
  3. Select the target fixed asset and choose Manual Posting and then Acquisition.
  4. Check the proposed Document Date and Posting Date. You can enter a Description. You can change the proposed Closing Step.
  5. Check the specified source individual material number.
  6. Enter the Transaction Currency Amount.
  7. From the Account list under Offsetting Account Assignment, try to find the desired G/L account,but it's not there.


All the accounts displayed in the Offsetting Account list are set with G/L Account Type OASSET - Other assets, whereas the desired account is with type ASSET - Fixed assets, so it's not displayed in the list.


In order to get the desired G/L Account shown in the list, follow the steps below:

  1. Go to Business Configuration work center.
  2. Go to Implementation Projects view.
  3. Select the project and perform the action Open Activity List.
  4. Navigate to Fine tune and select the activity Charts of Accounts, Financial Reporting Structures, Account Determination.
  5. Select Edit chart of accounts.
  6. Find the desired G/L Account, and change the G/L Account Type to OASSET - Other assets.
  7. Save the change.
  8. Redo the Manual Posting - Acquisition of the target fixed asset, you should be able to see the desired G/L account from the Offsetting Account list.


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