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2421061 - Error: XXX is not a valid value for this field. Enter a valid value

Symptom

When you search for GL Account while creating Supplier invoice you will receive below error 

G/L account XXX cannot be selected in Supplier Invoices

Reproducing the Issue

  1. Go to Supplier Invoicing Work center
  2. Go to Invoices and Credit memos view
  3. Search for relevant Supplier invoice
  4. Click Edit and then click on View All
  5. Go to Items tab and then Navigate to Cost Distribution sub tab
  6. For G/L Account click on the arrow to open drop down window
  7. Search for GL account XXX
  8. Account XXX is not on the list
  9. Manually Enter XXX into the GL Account filed and choose ACC for Account Assignment Type

Cause

Account Determination Group for General Expenses is not maintained for XXX

Resolution

  1. Go to Business configuration work center
  2. Navigate to Overview
  3. Search for activity Editing Chart of Accounts
  4. Where you can notice that GL account XXX has the G/L Account Type as COSEXP - Costs or expense
  5. Now search for activity Charts of Accounts, Financial Reporting Structures, Account Determination
  6. Go to Account determination and select the Costs
  7. Navigate to General expenses Tab


Where you can see that Account Determination Group for General Expense is not maintained for XXX and hence it’s not appearing in the drop down in the Supplier invoice

 

Keywords

KBA , AP-SIP , Supplier Invoice Processing , How To

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