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3381737 - G/L Account Description Does not Display in the Approval Screen for Scanned Supplier Invoice


You have sent the supplier invoice for an approval. In the approval screen, system does not display G/L Account description if approver enters the English view. 


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Reproducing the Issue

  1. Go to Managing my Area work center
  2. Go to Approvals view
  3. Select the relevant approval task for Scanned Supplier Invoice
  4. You do not see the G/L Account description


The description for G/L Account is not maintained in the EN language and hence it not displayed either in invoice nor in approval screen. 


In order for system to show the G/L Account description, please follow the below steps; 

  1. Go to Business configuration work center
  2. Go to Overview & select the activity Chart of Accounts: Charts of Accounts, Financial Reporting Structures, Account Determination
  3. Select Costs & Groups for General Expenses
  4. For G/L Account ABC, you have to maintained the description
  5. Select Save and Close


G/L Account description missing in invoice approval screen; G/L Account description missing , KBA , SRD-SRM-SI , Supplier Invoicing , Problem


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