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2185907 - Fixed Asset Manual Posting Acquisition: G/L Account Information is Not Fully Displayed in Journal Entry Voucher


You are manually posting a fixed asset acquisition and you expect to see all the G/L Account information in the resultant Journal Entry Voucher posted, meaning the G/L Account derived from the Individual Material and the Offsetting G/L Account you've chosen. However, only the second one is shown.

Reproducing the Issue

  1. Go to Fixed Assets work center
  2. Go to Fixed Assets > Fixed Assets view
  3. Click Manual Posting > Acquisition
  4. Enter all required data and pay attention especially to Debit/Credit field under Details section and Account field under Offsetting Account Assignment section
  5. Click Post

Open the journal entry voucher just created and notice that under Items section the G/L Account is blank for the first row. The only information available is the debit or credit posting.

On the second row, you can see the G/L Account you've maintained as offsetting account and the offsetting (debit or credit) posting.


The reason why the Journal Entry Voucher doesn't display the G/L Account derived from the Individual Material is explained by the system design.

The G/L Account derivation happens upon the creation of the journal entries. In this way, the information is not available during the source document creation (Journal Entry Voucher). The journal entry voucher is just a mechanism to trigger the journal entry creation and it cannot always have all the information that the journal entry owns.


The system behaves as designed.

In order to check the complete posting information you should check the journal entries created from the journal entry voucher posting. The journal entries can be found under the Related Journal Entries section of the voucher.

See Also

Please check the Attachments section for an example of the scenario described in this Case Document.


KBA , SRD-FIN-GL , General Ledger , How To


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