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2657659 - Error Message Actual Cost Rollup Run- Cost Center has no Cost


You are receiving an error message while executing Actual Cost Rollup Run.

'Cost Center PQR has no Cost' (PQR represent Cost center ID)


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Reproducing the Issue

  1. Go to the Inventory Valuation work center.
  2. Go to the Periodic Tasks > Acutal Cost Rollup view.
  3. Show All Runs and find the Run ID XYZ (XYZ represents the Run ID).
  4. Select the Run XYZ and navigate to the Log Result (XYZ represents the Run ID).
  5. Open the Log and navigate to the Messages tab.
  6. Message 'Cost center PQR has no cost' is displayed (PQR represent Cost center ID).


There are no postings related to that particular Cost center in the accounting period of the run.


You can view the charges in the Cost Center - Line Items report to check if there are any postings done towards Cost center. For Actual Cost, we need to consider what is posted on the 'Charge' side in the Cost Center - Line Items report.

  1. Go to the Business Analytics work center.
  2. Go to the Design Reports view.
  3. Search for Cost Centers - Line Items - Report.
  4. Specify the Cost Center and and other necessary data.
  5. Click OK to display the report.
  6. You can see that there are no postings under Charges column.

You need to ensure that you post all costs to the Cost Center in order to execute the Actual Cost Rollup Run successfully.


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