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2802244 - Assignment to default profit center does work for all Balance Sheet Accounts

Symptom

Assignment to default profit center in SSCUI 102529 does not work work for all Balance Sheet Accounts. It also does not work for cost elements. 

Environment

  • Financial Accounting (FI)
  • SAP S/4HANA Cloud
  • SAP Fiori 

Reproducing the Issue

In Manage Your Solution -> Configure Your Solution -> Application Area: Finance, Sub Application Area: General Settings, Item Name: Journal Entries, Step: Assign Default Profit Center to Accounts (SSCUI ID 102529) Profit Center set for GL Accounts

Cause

The default profit centers are used only for postings to cash/bank accounts and company code clearing line items

Resolution

Within Configuration help for Assign Default Profit Center to Accounts (SSCUI 102529) the following is stated

Use

The default profit center is derived under the following conditions:

  • No profit center is specified in the posting
  • The general ledger account is a bank account or the line item is a company code clearing item

    With Regard to the company code clearing item the Configuration help also states the following:
    ..

    Derivation of a default profit center for company code clearing items is always useful if profit centers are used exclusively within a company code.

    Derivation of a default profit center for company code clearing items is not necessary if profit centers are used across company codes.
    ....

  • Derivation occurs when the posting is made.

    From the help documentation Item Categories Used in Document Splitting How is the item category derived is specified. See details below for cash/bank account and company code clearing. 


    ...


    Item Category Description How is the item category derived?
    04000 Cash Account In the Manage G/L Account Master Data app:
    • Account Type is X (Balance Sheet Account)

      and

    • Relevant to Cash Flow is switched on or Account Group is FIN. (Liquid funds accounts)

    01100 Company Code Clearing In the Automatic Account Determination app:
    • Area: Financial Accounting

    • Subarea: General Ledger Accounting

    • Process: Prepare Intercompany Transactions

System is working as designed.

This note is cloud relevant

See Also

2530305 - Profit center YB900 not found in controlling area A000

Keywords

FAGL3KEH, DEFAULT PROFIT CENTER, 102529, GLT2201, KM183,  XBILK, XGKON, SKA1, SKB1, F0731A, FIN. "Liquid funds accounts" , KBA , EC-PCA , Profit Center Accounting , FI-GL , General Ledger Accounting , FI-GL-FL , Flexible Structures , FI-FIO-GL , Fiori UI for General Ledger Accounting , FI-FIO-GL-MD , Master Data Apps , Problem

Product

SAP S/4HANA Cloud all versions