2558386 - 'Forecast posting scheme Purchase Order, acc. category Cash Account: Acc. det. group missing' Error Message for Unposted Purchase Order

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2558386 - 'Forecast posting scheme Purchase Order, acc. category Cash Account: Acc. det. group missing' Error Message for Unposted Purchase Order

Symptom

You are unable to post Purchase Order/Goods and Services Receipt/Supplier Invoice to financials due to the error message:

'Forecast posting scheme Purchase Order, acc. category Cash Account: Acc. det. group missing'

Reproducing the Issue

  1. Go to General Ledger work center.
  2. Go to Closing Cockpit view.
  3. Go to Source Documents sub-view.
  4. Show Unposted Source Documents.
  5. Select the Purchase Order that has the error.

Error message is shown under Messages, at the bottom:

'Forecast posting scheme Purchase Order, acc. category Cash Account: Acc. det. group missing'

Cause

You have enabled the functionality Financial Forecast for Procurement in the Business configuration on the scope on:

Financial and Management Accounting > Management Accounting > Financial Planning: Do you want to use financial forecast for procurement?

However, the activity Financial Forecast was not added to the project. This functionality is used to forecast the budget consumption based on open purchase orders.

Once this functionality is enabled, the system will do the posting based on Forecast account determination group to enable the Forecast based on the Purchase Orders.

Resolution

You need to maintain the required Account Determination settings for the Financial Forecast for Procurement based on Purchase Orders.

If the activity is not in the project, first follow these steps:

  1. Go to Business Configuration work center.
  2. Go to Implementation Projects view.
  3. Select current project.
  4. Click Open Activity List.
  5. Show All Activities.
  6. Find activity Financial Forecast.
  7. Select activity.
  8. Click Add to Project.

After the activity is added to the project you can go to next steps:

  1. Redo previous steps 1 to 6.
  2. Click the activity Financial Forecast.
  3. Click Edit Forecast Posting Schemes.
  4. Select the Posting Scheme usable for the Procurement.
  5. Maintain an Account Determination Group for Cash Location (for the Account Category Credit as 7 - Cash Account as shown in the below screenshot).

Now you can post the Purchase Order and following documents.

 Forecast Posting Schemes.jpg

Keywords

KBA , purchase order , referenced purchase order not found , unposted purchase order , invoice , error during simulation of journal entry , SRD-FIN-GL , General Ledger , Problem

Product

SAP Business ByDesign all versions