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2168023 - Partner Company ID Missing for Material Inventory Account In Warehouse Confirmation Posting

Symptom

You are checking the journal entry of a warehouse confirmation (Goods Receipt from Supplier). You observed that only the Unbilled Payables line item references to the partner company. For the corresponding Material Inventory account the partner company ID is missing.

Reproducing the Issue

  1. Go to General Ledger work center.
  2. Go to Journal Entry view.
  3. Find the journal entry of the Warehouse Confirmation and press View to open it.
  4. Highlight the Unbilled Payables line: You notice the Partner Company reference.
  5. Highlight the Material Inventory line: You can't find a partner company reference here.*

*Alternatively you can add the Partner Company ID field to the Line Items table via the Personalize functionality. The Partner Company ID only appears in the line of the Unbilled Payables line item.

Cause

You have maintained the supplier for your warehouse confirmation as Partner Company:
To verify this navigate to the General Ledger workcenter and here to the Master Data - Partner Companies view.

Only payable as well as receivable items between partner companies are used in preparation for consolidation. Therefore it is not necessary to reference to the partner company on the material inventory side of a warehouse confirmation posting.

Resolution

This is expected system behaviour.

Keywords

KBA , SRD-FIN-GL , General Ledger , How To

Product

SAP Business ByDesign all versions