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2421061 - Error: XXX is not a valid value for this field. Enter a valid value


When you search for GL Account while creating Supplier invoice you will receive below error

G/L account XXX cannot be selected in Supplier Invoices


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Reproducing the Issue

  1. Go to Supplier Invoicing Work center
  2. Go to Invoices and Credit memos view
  3. Search for relevant Supplier invoice
  4. Click Edit and then click on View All
  5. Go to Items tab and then Navigate to Cost Distribution sub tab
  6. For G/L Account click on the arrow to open drop down window
  7. Search for GL account XXX
  8. Account XXX is not on the list
  9. Manually Enter XXX into the GL Account filed and choose ACC for Account Assignment Type


Account Determination Group for General Expenses is not maintained for XXX


  1. Go to Business configuration work center
  2. Navigate to Overview
  3. Now search for activity Charts of Accounts, Financial Reporting Structures, Account Determination
  4. Go to Account determination and select the Costs
  5. Navigate to General expenses Tab
  6. Click on add row and add the XXX under column Account Determination Group for General Expense and column General expense and save 


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