2618235 - New JEV Failed With Error Messages: 'Derivation for accounting principle XXX, chart of accounts ABC, G/L account ZZZ'

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2618235 - New JEV Failed With Error Messages: 'Derivation for accounting principle XXX, chart of accounts ABC, G/L account ZZZ'

Symptom

When creating a new Journal Entry Voucher, you receive the following error messages:

  • 'No functional area could be assigned.'
  • 'Derivation for accounting principle XXX, chart of accounts ABC, G/L account ZZZ.'
  • 'Nonsales Object.'
  • 'No type is assigned to cost center.'
  • 'Journal entry voucher cannot be posted.'

Environment

SAP Business ByDesign.

Reproducing the Issue

  1. Go to the General Ledger work center.
  2. Go to the Journal Entries view -> Journal Entry Vouchers.
  3. Click New -> Journal Entry Voucher.
  4. Fill the fields as requested.
  5. Click Simulate.

See the error messages showed in Symptom area.

Cause

The origin of this behavior is regarding the lack of Functional area of the respective G/L Account for the Accounting Principle.

Resolution

You have to maintain Functional area of the respective G/L Account for the Accounting Principle.

To maintain the data, follow the below steps:

  1. Go to the Business Configuration work center.
  2. Go to the Overview view.
  3. Find Settings for Income Statements by Function of Expense and Earned Profit Analysis.
  4. Select and Click View.
  5. Click Edit Functional Area Determination.

Here you can maintain the required data.

Keywords

Functional area, Journal entry voucher. , KBA , new jev failed , derivation for accouting principle , journal entry voucher cannot be posted , SRD-FIN-GL , General Ledger , How To

Product

SAP Business ByDesign all versions