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2696325 - Error Message: No Functional Area could Be Assigned During Unposted Warehouse Confirmation

Symptom

You have noticed an unposted source document with an error message which prevents the document from being posted. The error message is:

No functional are could be assigned

Derivation for accounting principle 123, chart of accounts PQR, G/L account 456, Nonsales Object

Environment

SAP Business ByDesign

Reproducing the Issue

  1. Go to General Ledger work center.
  2. Go to the Closing Cockpit view.
  3. Go to the Source Documents sub-view.
  4. Search for your Source Document ID, in this case the Source Document is a Warehouse Confirmation.
  5. Select the ID and under the Details section you can see this error:
    No functional are could be assigned
    Derivation for accounting principle 123, chart of accounts PQR, G/L account 456, Nonsales Object

Cause

Since you have scoped to report Income Statement by Function of Expense and maintained the reporting principle as Funct of exp, the system tries and assign a functional area when it is hitting the gl-account 456 which is another operational expenses.

However, system is failing to assign since, it could not find a default functional area for nonsales object or a functional area assigned to this GL account in particular in the activity Settings for Income Statements by Function of Expense and Earned Profit Analysis.

Resolution

You need to follow the steps below to set the configuration and post the documents.

  1. Go to the Business Configuration work center and Implementation Projects view.
  2. Select the project and select Open Activity List.
  3. Go to the tab Fine-Tuning Activities.
  4. Select activity: Settings for Income Statements by Function of Expense and Earned Profit Analysis.
  5. Select Functional Area Determination.
  6. Select Add Row in tab Determination Using G/L Accounts.
  7. Input the G/L account 456, Restrict to: 2 - Nonsales Object and select Functional Area.
  8. Select Save.

Now you will be able to post the Unposted Source Document.

Keywords

Functional Area, Unposted source document, warehouse confirmation, Nonsales Object , KBA , functional area, , nonsales object , warehouse confirmation , SRD-FIN-GL , General Ledger , Problem

Product

SAP Business ByDesign 1805 ; SAP Business ByDesign 1808 ; SAP Business ByDesign 1811