2532675 - Foreign Currency Remeasurement for Cash in Home Currency Account

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2532675 - Foreign Currency Remeasurement for Cash in Home Currency Account

Symptom

You have a ran a Foreign Currency Remeasurement (FCR) Run for Cash and noticed that a G/L Account referring to a not-foreign bank account has been revaluated considering a certain amount in a foreign currency.

Reproducing the Issue

  1. Go to Payment Management work center.
  2. Go to Foreign Currency Remeasurement Runs view.
  3. Open the concerned run.
  4. Go to Remeasured Balances tab.

You notice that one G/L Account balance has been remeasured, nevertheless such account wold refer to a home currency account.

Cause

In this case, you have created a payment in foreign currency, which is still Ready for Transfer or In Transfer. Therefore, the transaction needs to be remeasured.

Resolution

The payment will remain being processed by the FCR run as long as the payment remains not Confirmed in a bank statement. Therefore, such payment either needs to be confirmed or reversed if it is not expected to be remeasured.

In order to drill down the foreign postings to the G/L Account, you may use G/L Account - Line items report for the respective G/L Account and accounting periods on and before the period selection in the FCR run. Additionally, you need to include in the report a Balance in Transaction Currency key figure in order to check the foreign-currency postings.

Keywords

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

Product

SAP Business ByDesign all versions