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2157547 - GR/IR Clearing Run Error: Cost Center XYZ not found


You have executed GR/IR Clearing Run, which resulted in the following errors:

Cost center XYZ not found
Define a default profit center for company XYZ and subledger Cost Centers


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Reproducing the Issue

  1. Go to Inventory Valuation work center
  2. Go to GR/IR Clearing view
  3. Open the run that was executed
  4. Go to tab Processed with Errors
  5. You will see the mentioned error messages.


Supplier Invoice and/or Goods and Services Receipt that was not processed has account assignment to a Cost Center that is no longer valid.

To check the account assignment please go to the source document and check it.

You can check the current valid cost centers on:

  1. Go to Cost and Revenue work center
  2. Go to Cost Centers view
  3. Find the Cost Center XYZ that was mentioned on the error message of the GR/IR Clearing

Or you can check it on the Organizational Structure:

  1. Go to Organizational Management work center
  2. Go to Organizational Structure view
  3. Find the Cost Center XYZ
  4. Go to tab Timelines
  5. Check attribute Managerial - Cost Center
  6. You will see the valid to date is not valid on the moment that GR/IR Clearing was executed


In order to adjust the validity of the cost center, please follow below steps:

  1. Go to Organizational Management work center
  2. Go to Organizational Structures view
  3. Click Find, search for Cost Center XYZ and click Locate
  4. Click Edit
  5. Go to Timelines tab
  6. Here adjust the valid to date accordingly. It is necessary that cost center is valid on the day that GR/IR is executed.
  7. Execute GR/IR again for the source documents not processed.

In case you do not want to use the cost center XYZ and hence do not want to extend its validity you must assign a different one on the source documents which were not processed.



GR/IR, Clearing Run, Org. Unit. , KBA , SRD-FIN-INV , Inventory , How To


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