2433094 - Error During Changing the G/L Account Type

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2433094 - Error During Changing the G/L Account Type

Symptom

You are unable to change the G/L Account Type due to below error messages:

Value XYZ in setting ABC must also be entered in setting Permitted G/L Accounts by Account Type and Posting
Error for Account XYZ in Chart of Accounts DEF and acct det. profile DEF:
Account type PQR of acct XYZ does not match usage in account determination.
Save failed

Reproducing the Issue

  1. Go to Business Configuration work center.
  2. Go to 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 a G/L Account in question and go to the view G/L Account Type and change the required G/L Account Type.
  7. Choose Save button and below error occurs:

Value XYZ in setting ABC must also be entered in setting Permitted G/L Accounts by Account Type and Posting
Error for Account XYZ in Chart of Accounts DEF and acct det. profile DEF:
Account type PQR of acct XYZ does not match usage in account determination.
Save failed

Cause

The error is due to the respective G/L account is being used in account determination ABC and hence you cannot prohibit postings hitting this account before you remove it from account determination.

Resolution

You first need to find out where this G/L account used in account determination using the "Where used functionality". It must be removed or replaced by another G/L account in account determination before the G/L account type can be changed.

  1. Go to Business Configuration work center.
  2. Go to 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 a G/L Account in question and click on Where-Used List button.
  7. Expand Account Determination and take note of the path.

Then you need to remove this G/L account from the account determination.

Steps to follow:

  1. Go to Business Configuration work center.
  2. Go to Implementation Projects view.
  3. Open the activity Charts of Accounts, Financial Reporting Structures, Account Determination.
  4. Open the respective subledger under Account Determination section (e.g. Fixed Assets).
  5. Navigate to the respective tab (e.g. Others) and delete the assignment of the G/L Account with the Account Determination Group.

Once you save the changes you should be able to change the G/L Account Type.

See Also

Help Center Document ‘Display and Edit Chart of Accounts' and 'Account Type'.

Keywords

KBA , LOD-CRM , Cloud for Customer , How To

Product

SAP Business ByDesign all versions