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3169624 - With Variance Posting, additional entries were generated with Production Variance Gain and Loss accounts


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You are working with 3F0 scenario. After you have done the final delivery (status DLV) or technical complete (status TECO) of the order, you find there are extra entries were generated with Production Variance Gain and Loss accounts.




With the status change mentioned in the Symptom, system will make 2 kinds of postings with the generated journal entry.
1. Total Variance value will be posted to the settlement receiver defined in the settlement rule.

2. The Variance will be split into different categories as stated in the documentation.
You can verify the line items with app Display Line Items in General Ledger - filter with the Gain and Loss accounts - with settings release out the field "SLA Line Item Type".


You can also check the same field with below apps:

F0956 Journal Entry Analyzer
F0717 Manage Journal Entries
F3664 Display Journal Entries -In T-Account View

Regarding detail calculation methods for different Variance Categories, you can check the section 3. Additional Details - 1. Support Variance Categories in Note 2910083.


The account determination for Variance can be changed via SSCUI 100297 -
Area - Sourcing and Procurement
Transaction PRD
General modification PRF
Valuation Modif. 0001

See Also

398929 - INFORMATION: CO-PC-OBJ (variance calculation)


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