You are trying to Close a Year in the system but you get the error message 'Cannot close fiscal year XXXX; Balance carry forward not finished'.
XXXX means the fiscal year.
SAP Business ByDesign Versions 1711 and 1802.
Reproducing the Issue
- Go to work center Business Configuration.
- Go to view Overview.
- Find and open activity Open Fiscal Year and Accounting Periods.
- Select Company.
- Click Edit Fiscal Years.
- Select year XXXX.
- Click Close Fiscal Year.
Error is thrown: Cannot close fiscal year XXXX; Balance carry forward not finished
The Balance Carryforward was not completed, you created the run only for Step 1 - Carry forward accounts.
You need to create the Balance Carryforward Run for Step 2 - Calculate and carry forward profit/loss.
You can check Help Documents Balance Carryforward Quick Guide and Balance Carryforward for more information.
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