SAP Knowledge Base Article - Public

2949938 - 'Alternative G/L Account' Field is Not Filled in Various FI Apps

Symptom

The field 'Alternative G/L Account' is not being filled in apps such as 'Trial Balance' (app ID: F0996A) or 'Manage Journal Entries' (app ID: F0717) or 'Display Line Items in General Ledger' (app ID: F2217), despite defining 'Alternative G/L Account' in 'Manage G/L Account Master data'.

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Environment

S/4HANA Cloud

Reproducing the Issue

  1. Open app 'Trial Balance' 
  2. Fill required fields 
  3. Drag and drop 'Alternative G/L Account' into the 'Dimensions'
  4. Go to an account with a defined 'Alternative G/L Account' and see '# (not assigned)' for same, as shown below.

    Alt account.png

Note: 'Trial Balance' is taken as an example, but the same logic applies to other FI apps.

Cause

The 'Alternative G/L Account' field is only filled for certain FI apps when a local chart of accounts is assigned to the relevant company code.

Resolution

Request the assignment of a country chart of accounts to the relevant company codes by following the WSR process. For information about same, please reach out to either your CEE or CSM.

Keywords

ACDOCA, BSEG, 'Alternative G/L Account', LOKKT, ALTKT, 'Trial Balance', Reporting, Report, Reports, Empty, 'Not filled' , KBA , FI-FIO-GL-IS , Reporting Apps , Problem

Product

SAP S/4HANA Cloud all versions