2156841 - Not Able to Delete Chart of Accounts

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2156841 - Not Able to Delete Chart of Accounts

Symptom

You are not able to delete Chart of Accounts due to the below error messages:

Value ABC in setting G/L Account Group: Account Assignment must also be entered in setting Chart of Accounts.
Value XXX in setting G/L Account Group: Account Assignment must also be entered in setting General Ledger Accounts.

Environment

SAP Business ByDesign

Reproducing the Issue

  1. Go to the Business Configuration work center.
  2. Go to the Implementation Projects view.
  3. Select the project and open activity list.
  4. Open activity Charts of Accounts, Financial Reporting Structures, Account Determination.
  5. Click link Edit chart of accounts.
  6. Select the Chart of Accounts and click on Delete tab.

You get the below error messages:

Value ABC in setting G/L Account Group: Account Assignment must also be entered in setting Chart of Accounts.
Value XXX in setting G/L Account Group: Account Assignment must also be entered in setting General Ledger Accounts.

Cause

The reason is that you have not deleted G/L Account Assignment for this Chart of Accounts.

Pre-requisites to delete the Chart of Accounts are:

1. Delete all Financial Structures which are related to this Chart of Accounts.
2. Delete the Account Determination Profile and Account Assignment for this Chart of Accounts.
3. Delete all records for Functional Area Determination.
4. Delete G/L account Mapping to the respective G/L account.

Then you are able to delete the Chart of Accounts.

Resolution

In order to delete the Chart of Accounts, you need to follow the below steps to delete the G/L Account Assignment.

  1. Go to the Business Configuration work center.
  2. Go to the Implementation Projects view.
  3. Select the project and open activity list.
  4. Open activity Budget Queries.
  5. Click link G/L account groups for reporting.
  6. Select the G/L Account Group ABC which is assigned to that particular Chart of Accounts.
  7. Click on Delete tab.

Now you are able to delete the Chart of Account after deleting the G/L Account Assignment.

Keywords

Delete Chart of Accounts , KBA , SRD-FIN-COR , Cost & Revenue , How To

Product

SAP Business ByDesign all versions