The Supplier Invoice approval process set up uses one step with the rule Approval by Cost Center Manager based on Project Task.
You create a Supplier invoice XYZ with the Cost assignment against a project header (XYZ represents the Supplier invoice ID).
You expect the approver to be the Cost Center Manager assigned to this project.
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Reproducing the Issue
- Go to Supplier Invoicing work centre.
- Go to Invoices and Credit Memos view.
- Find XYZ.
- Select Edit.
- Go to Approvals tab.
Here you expect the approver to be the Cost Center Manager based on the project header, but the manager of the project responsible is the approver.
The rule Approval by Cost Center Manager based on Project Task checks and assigns the approval task to the first person found based on the following checks:
- Cost Center Manager by project task.
- Project task Manager.
- Project Manager.
This is expected system behavior. The Cost Center Manager for the project header is not checked.
When you use the rule Approval by Cost Center Manager based on Project Task in a multi-step approval process with another rule involving the Cost Center assignment, if the Skip Reapproval checkbox is ticked the second approval task sent to the same person will be skipped.
Knowledge Base Article 2512301 - Approver has to approve the same document Multiple times on the Skip Reapproval option.
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