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3227627 - Purchase order with Account Assignment Category: A Error: Message no. ME045 - G/L account XXXXXXXXX cannot be used (please correct)

Symptom

User is unable to create purchase order posting with account assignment category - A

Error: Message no. ME045 - G/L account XXXXXXXXX cannot be used (please correct)

Environment

SAP S/4HANA Cloud

Reproducing the Issue

  1. App: Manage Purchase Order
  2. Fill the required information.
  3. Account Assignment Category field - Asset (A)
  4. Navigate to Account Assignment tab and fill the Asset

Error: Message no. ME045 - G/L account XXXXXXXXX cannot be used (please correct)

Cause

G/L Account assigned Field status group has the 'Asset number / subnumber' as a suppress field

Resolution

  1. App: Manage G/L Account Master Data
  2. Select the GL Account and navigate to the Control Data tab > Under 'Control of document creation'
  3. Field Status Group:PQR is assigned

and for this Field Status Group, the 'Asset number/Subnumber' is Suppressed but if this would have been Optional Entry then you wouldn't have faced any error message

Keywords

S4_PC, ME045 , G/L account XXXXXXXXX cannot be used (please correct), Manage Purchase Order, account assignment category A,MM-FIO-PUR-PO , KBA , MM-FIO-PUR-PO , Fiori UI for Purchase Orders , Problem

Product

SAP S/4HANA Cloud all versions