By navigating to Configure Object Definition, we do not see Alternative Cost Distribution object even if the Cost Distribution is turned ON in Manage Employee Central Settings.
Employee Central - Cost Distribution
Employee Central - Role Based Permissions (RBP)
Reproducing the Issue
Navigate to Configure Object Definition and try searching for Alternative Cost Distribution. The object is not seen even if Cost Distribution is turned ON in Manage Employee Central Settings.
Incorrect RBP configurations.
This issue can be resolved by providing the permission from Manage Permission Roles. In Admin Center navigate to Manage Permission Roles > Select a permission from the Permission role list > Click on Permission. Under User Permissions navigate to Miscellaneous Permissions and provide the permissions for Alternative Cost Distribution and Alternative Cost Distribution.Alternative Cost Distribution (Alternative Cost Distribution Item) objects.
Alternative Cost Distribution, Cost Distribution , KBA , LOD-SF-EC-RBP , Roles & Permissions (EC Core only) , Problem