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2291299 - Advances: Pay component permission error while submitting advances


Getting error "You do not have the relevant permissions to use pay component selected in "Advance Type" field; please contact system administrator." while submitting an advance request


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  • SAP SuccessFactors HXM Suite 
  • SAP SuccessFactors Employee Central


User trying to submit advance request do not have permission to view/edit the pay component selected


  1. Go to Manage permission roles
  2. Select the respective role and click permissions button
  3. Select Employee data option 
  4. Under pay component section select pay component you need to add the permission

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See Also

Implementing Advances


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SAP SuccessFactors Employee Central all versions ; SAP SuccessFactors HCM Suite 1602