1833311 - Foreign Currency Remeasurement Run Error

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1833311 - Foreign Currency Remeasurement Run Error

Symptom

Customer tried to run Foreign Currency Remeasurement Run, however, the system showed up the following error message:

During run for company XXXX, set of books YYYY, the error 'Application runtime exception; report an incident' occurred

Reproducing the Issue

# Creating the Foreign Currency Remeasurement Run

1. Go To WoC: Payables
2. Go to View: Periodic Tasks
3. Go to Sub-view: Foreign Currency Remeasurement Runs
4. Click on "New" and then "Foreign Currency Remeasurement Run"
5. Select company
6. Select set of books.
7. Select closing step: "020 - Closing entries"
8. Select period/year
9. Click on "Start Now"
10. After few seconds you'll see the messages "Run XXXX" finished with errors and also "Your entries have been saved"
11. Click on "Display Log"
12. Click on messages and you'll see message: "During run for company XXXX, set of books YYYY, the error 'Application runtime exception; report an incident' occurred"

# Checking the error message

1. Go to Receivables WoC.
2. Go to Periodic tasks View.
3. Go to Foreign Currency Remeasurement Runs Sub-View.
4. Show All Foreign Currency Remeasurement Runs.
5. Select the Run ID created.
6. Click on View.
7. Click on View again.
8. Go to Messages tab.
9. You will see the following error:

During run for company XXXX, set of books YYYY, the error 'Application runtime exception; report an incident' occurred

Cause

There are two reasons for this issue:

1) Customer has to maintain the closing step for period required as first allowed and last allowed step = "20 closing entries".

This can be maintained in General Ledger -> set of books & assigned companies -> Open & close periods for the company XXXX, set of books YYYY.

2) There is a business configuration activity which has to be maintained: 

1. Go to Business Configuration WoC.
2. Go to Implementation Projects View.
3. Click on Open activity list.
4. Click on Fine-Tune tab.
5. Search for Charts of Accounts, Financial Reporting Structures, Account determination.
6. Click on Open.
7. Go to Account determination > Accounts payable.
8. Select the Account Determination Profile.
9. Maintain G/L accounts for Gain from Foreign Currency Remeasurement & loss from Foreign Currency Remeasurement under exchange rate differences tab.

Resolution

After maintaining the closing step as  "20 closing entries" and the business configuration activity, assure to run the Foreign Currency Remeasurement Run before the Balance Carry Forward run otherwise it is necessary to reverse the Balance Carry Forward run and then run the Foreign Currency Remeasurement Run.

Keywords

KBA , fcr , SRD-FIN-ACR , Receivables , How To

Product

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