2448146 - Error Message: Bank Account ABC does not Support Payment Method Bank Transfer

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2448146 - Error Message: Bank Account ABC does not Support Payment Method Bank Transfer

Symptom

When you make an outgoing payment, the system gives the following error message: Bank account ABC does not support payment method Bank Transfer.

Reproducing the Issue

  1. Go to Payables work center.
  2. Go to Supplier Accounts view.
  3. View the related Supplier account.
  4. Choose an open item.
  5. Click Pay Manually By->Outgoing Bank Transfer.
  6. Select the Payee Data and Bank Transfer Data as per your requirement.
  7. Choose Complete Bank Data.

The following error is raised by the system:
Bank account ABC does not support payment method Bank Transfer

 (Or)

  1. Go to the Payment Management work center, and choose New Outgoing Check under Common Tasks.
  2. Specify the Company ID, Payee, Payment amount and currency, as well as Bank Account ID.
  3. Set the payment Reference to Items.
  4. In the Open Items table, select the target open item, and then choose Complete Bank Data.
  5. The system gives error message: Bank account ABC does not support payment method Bank Transfer.

Cause

The error is caused by insufficient definitions for a Payment Method and for a particular Bank Account (e.g. International Bank Transfer).

In addition - corresponding payment formats, if applicable, have to be properly set-up in order to facilitate a bank transfer by a house-bank.

Resolution

  1. Go to Liquidity Management Work Center.
  2. Select My Bank view.
  3. Select the Bank XYZ.
  4. Edit Bank Accounts.
  5. Select Payment Method tab.
  6. Click on Add Row tab and maintain the Payment Method (Ex:International bank transfer).
  7. Choose Save.

Also, you need to maintain the correct Payment Format which supports by your Bank.

  1. Go to Liquidity Management work center.
  2. My Banks view.
  3. Select the Bank XYZ and go to Payment Formats tab.
  4. Click on Add Row tab and maintain the correct Payment Format.
  5. Choose Save.

You should be able to successfully make the outgoing bank payment from this bank account.

Keywords

KBA , SRD-FIN-CLM , Cash and Liquity Managment , How To

Product

SAP Business ByDesign all versions