SAP Knowledge Base Article - Public

2943661 - Error - Combination of inventory account XXXXX and material YYY not valid. Materials valuated at standard cost cannot be written up or down. Select a price difference account for such materials instead.

Symptom

You are trying to post the Manual Journal Entry Voucher for Material and you are getting an error - Combination of inventory account XXXXX and material YYY not valid. Materials valuated at standard cost cannot be written up or down. Select a price difference account for such materials instead.

Environment

SAP Business ByDesign

Reproducing the Issue

  1. Go to General Ledger work center.
  2. Click on New Journal Entry Voucher.
  3. Select the Journal Entry type 00087 - Manual Entry for Materials.
  4. Select the Screen Variant 630 - Manual Write-Up/Write-Down for Materials.
  5. Enter the data and click on Simulate.
  6. You can see an error - Combination of inventory account XXXXX and material YYY not valid. Materials valuated at standard cost cannot be written up or down. Select a price difference account for such materials instead.

Cause

The material you have chosen has a Perpetual Cost Method as 'Standard'. The inventory cost cannot be changed by adjusting through Manual Journal Entry Voucher. This is a standard system behavior.

Resolution

You must select the material which has Perpetual Cost Method as 'Moving average'. The moving average cost is adjusted automatically based on the charge or credit.

Keywords

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Product

SAP Business ByDesign all versions