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2802244 - Assignment to default profit center does work for all Balance Sheet Accounts


Assignment to default profit center in SSCUI 102529 does not work work for all Balance Sheet Accounts. It also does not work for cost elements. 


  • Financial Accounting (FI)
  • SAP S/4HANA Cloud
  • SAP Fiori 

Reproducing the Issue

In Manage Your Solution -> Configure Your Solution -> Application Area: Finance, Sub Application Area: General Settings, Step: Assign Default Profit Center to Accounts (SSCUI ID 102529) Profit Center set for GL Accounts


The default profit centers are used only for postings to cash/bank accounts. The Bank account has Account Type Balance Sheet Account and Relevant to Cash Flow Yes in app Manage G/L Account Master (app ID F0731A)


Within Configuration help for Assign Default Profit Center to Accounts (SSCUI 102529) the following is stated


The default profit center is derived under the following conditions:

  • No profit center is specified in the posting
  • The general ledger account is a bank account

System is working as designed.

This note is cloud relevant

See Also

2530305 - Profit center YB900 not found in controlling area A000


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