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2380896 - How are Postings Related to Production Confirmations Done When Services are Involved


You are comparing Production Confirmations ABC and XYZ and you observe that the G/L Accounts taken into consideration for posting are different.

You want to understand why there was a difference in G/L Accounts taken into consideration during posting of Production Confirmations.

ABC means Production Confirmation ID.

XYZ means Production Confirmation ID.


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Reproducing the Issue

  1. Go to General Ledger work center.
  2. Go to Journal Entries view.
  3. Go to Journal Entries sub view.
  4. Show All Postings and Find Documents XYZ and ABC.

When you check the Journal Entries related to Production Confirmations ABC and XYZ, the differences in G/L Accounts could be seen.


Differences in G/L Accounts are because of missing Service in one of the Journal Entries related to Production Confirmation.


Journal Entry related to Production Confirmation ABC contains Service and in case of Production Confirmation XYZ there is no Service.

Since there is no Service taken into consideration in Production Confirmation XYZ  the Account Determination for Account Determination Group for Services which is blank will be taken into consideration.

In case of Production Confirmation ABC, the Account Determination will happen according to the Account Determination Group maintained in the Valuation view of Service/Material Master Data. Hence, the G/L Account differs.

You can check the G/L Account Determination by following the below steps:

  1. Go to Business Configuration work center.
  2. Go to Implementation Projects view.
  3. Select the Project and click Open Activity List.
  4. Go to Fine Tune Activity and Show All Activities.
  5. Find Activity Charts of Accounts, Financial Reporting Structures, Account Determination.
  6. Go to Account Determination and then go to Costs.
  7. Go to Service tab.

You can check the G/L Accounts assigned for Credit and Debit for Internal Services according to Account Determination Group for Services.


 production confirmation; service; journal entry , KBA , SRD-FIN-ACP , Payables , How To


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