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2368445 - How to resolve exception in supplier invoice: Party of Role Responsible Employee Missing


Supplier invoice do not get posted due to exception: Party of role responsible employee missing

Reproducing the Issue

  1. Go to Supplier Invoicing work center
  2. Select view Invoices and Credit Memos
  3. Find relevant invoice
  4. Select Edit
  5. Select View All
  6. Navigate to Exceptions tab

Error Message: Party of role responsible employee missing


This happens if employee responsible field is not populated .

The employee responsible is an employee belonging to or working for the invoicing unit who is responsible for the invoicing documents and is allowed to post it .


Please maintain a default employee responsible in the Employee Work Distribution rules for Supplier Invoices

  1. Go to the work center Application and user Management
  2. Select the view Task Distribution
  3. Select sub-view Employee Work Distribution
  4. Select the Work Category Employee responsible for Supplier Invoices
  5. Populate an employee in this rule


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