2146443 - Foreign Currency Remeasurement Run is not Creating Postings

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2146443 - Foreign Currency Remeasurement Run is not Creating Postings

Symptom

You created a new Foreign Currency Remeasurement Run for Cash that does not show any errors. Postings tab displays the message: 'No records found'.

Environment

SAP Business ByDesign.

Reproducing the Issue

  1. Go to Payables/Receivables Work Center.
  2. Go to Periodic Tasks > Foreign Currency Remeasurement Runs.
  3. Select Run ID DEF and click Log Result (DEF represents the ID of the Run).
  4. Go to Postings Tab.

System does not display any record.

Cause

In Business Configuration Activity Foreign Currency Remeasurement Methods for Cash -> Assignment to Accounting Principle you chose the Foreign Currency Remeasurement Method A004 Valuation HGB Cash. If you choose the task Edit foreign currency remeasurement methods and view the Available Foreign Currency Remeasurement Methods you can see that the Foreign Currency Remeasurement Principle 002 Lower Value is being used. This prevents the Run from calculating a gain.

Resolution

Make sure you've selected the Foreign Currency Remeasurement Method that works for your needs:

  1. Navigate to the Business Configuration work center.
  2. Find the Activity Foreign Currency Remeasurement Methods for Cash.
  3. Click Button Change immediately.
  4. Select Assignment to Accounting Principle.
  5. Select the Accounting Principle for the Set of Books used in the Foreign Currency Remeasurement Run.
  6. Navigate to tab Use for Cash.
  7. For Cash we suggest the current setting to be A004 Valuation HGB Cash.

Change the Foreign Currency Remeasurement Principle 002 Lower Value to 001 Always Translate ideally:

  1. Navigate to the Business Configuration work center.
  2. Find the Activity Foreign Currency Remeasurement Methods for Cash.
  3. Click Button Change immediately.
  4. Select Edit Foreign Currency Remeasurement Methods.
  5. Select method A004 and maintain 001 Always Translate for this method.

It's possible to see this configuration for Payables and Receivables.

See Also

Help Document: Configuration: Foreign Currency Remeasurement Methods for Payables and Receivables

Keywords

KBA , AP-PAY , Payment Processing , How To

Product

SAP Business ByDesign all versions