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2345948 - Missing Cost Center in Supplier Invoice's Journal Entry


You have created a supplier invoice with cost center information in the line item, however G/L Account posting in the journal entry is not allocated to the specified cost center.

Reproducing the Issue

  1. Go to Supplier Invoicing work center
  2. Go to Invoice and Credit Memos
  3. Open the concenred invoice document and click View All
  4. Jump to the Document Flow tab
  5. Open the journal entry for this invoice.

You'll see that there is no cost center information, although it's specified in the invoice items.


For the invoice items you have defined the account assignment as IMAT - Individual Material and also specified a cost center. In this scenario, the individual material is the cost object. Considering that this is an asset acquistion, the system will reach the Fixed Asset subledger with a G/L Account of type ASSET - Fixed assets. The cost center assignment you made is caried out to the fixed asset master data and used in the Interval Assignment. 

Furthermore, you can only allocate an amount to a cost center via G/L Account with type Cost or Expenses.


In view of the described scenario, the system works as designed.


KBA , AP-SIP , Supplier Invoice Processing , How To


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