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3010187 - Profit Center Derived for Customer Invoice with Cost Assignment as Project

Symptom

Profit Center derived for customer invoice is not the one you configured as company's default profit center.

Environment

SAP Business Bydesign

Reproducing the Issue

  1. Go to Business Configuration - Overview.
  2. Find and open activity Profit Center Derivation.
  3. Open Profit Center Derivation by Product Category for Sales, and you can get the configuration for default profit center you want to use in sales process, including customer invoices posting.
  4. Go to General Ledger -- Journal Entry.
  5. Open Journal Entry XYZ (XYZ stands for the journal entry ID), which is the journal entry of the customer invoice.
  6. The profit center in journal entry XYZ is not the default profit center in the above configuration.

Cause

The cost object of the customer invoice is to a project task. So system derives the profit center assgined to the project.

You can find the profit center of the project with following steps:

  1. Go to Customer Invcoicing work centrer and Invoice Documents view.
  2. Open the customer invoice and View All.
  3. In tab Items, select the item.
  4. In tab Revenue Assignment, you can see the Account Assignment Type is PRO and get the Project information.
  5. Go to Project Management work center and Projects view.
  6. Open the project which is assigned to the customer invoice as cost object, and View All.
  7. In tab Project Plan, then Accounting, you can see the Profit Center, which is derived in journal entry of customer invoice.

Resolution

You can also refer to Help Document "Derivation of Profit Centers and Segments"

"Derivation based on organizational structure

If the account assignment is a project, the system uses the profit center that is assigned in the organizational structure to the responsible cost center of the project or that is above that cost center in the organizational structure.

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Keywords

Profit Center, Project, 利润中心 , KBA , AP-ACC-AE , Accounting Entry , Problem

Product

SAP Business ByDesign all versions