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2584627 - G/L Account Can Not be Deleted in Business Configuration Because of Mapping

Symptom

You want to delete a G/L Account in the Fine Tuning activity Charts of Accounts, Financial Reporting Structures, Account Determination.

When you save your changes you receive several error messages:

'Value XYZ in setting Assignment of G/L-Accounts must also be entered in setting General Ledger Accounts'

'Fin.rep. structure ABC is inconsistent; correct it with export/ re-import (ABC represents the Reporting Structure ID)'

'Save failed'

Environment

  • SAP Business ByDesign
  • Silverlight 
  • HTML5 

Reproducing the Issue

  1. Go to the Business Configuration work centre.
  2. Go to the Overview sub view.
  3. Find the Charts of Accounts, Financial Reporting Structures, Account Determination activity.
  4. Select the hyperlink Edit Charts of Accounts
  5. Select the respective Chart of Accounts and filter for G/L Account XYZ. (XYZ represents the G/L Account ID)
  6. Click Delete and then Save.
  7. Several Error Messages appear such as:

'Value XYZ in setting Assignment of G/L-Accounts must also be entered in setting General Ledger Accounts'

'Fin.rep. structure ABC is inconsistent; correct it with export/ re-import' (ABC represents the Reporting Structure ID)

'Save failed'

Cause

The G/L Account XYZ cannot be deleted because it is still used in G/L Account mapping.

Resolution

  1. Go to the Business Configuration work centre.
  2. Go to the Overview sub view.
  3. Find the Charts of Accounts, Financial Reporting Structures, Account Determination activity.
  4. Select the hyperlink Edit G/L Account Mapping.
  5. Select the respective Chart of Accounts and filter for G/L Account XYZ.
  6. Delete the G/L Account mapping.
  7. Go back and select the hyperlink Edit Charts of Accounts
  8. When you delete the G/L Account and save the changes no error message will appear.

Keywords

Sachkonto löschen, Kontenfindung, Sachkontenzuordnung, Sachkonto, GL Account , KBA , FIN-BAC-GL , General Ledger , Problem

Product

SAP Business ByDesign all versions