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2764285 - Error Message: 'Mandatory Account Assignment for Item X is Missing: Project task' While Posting Manual Journal Entry Voucher

Symptom

You are receiving an error message while posting manual Journal Entry Voucher.
Mandatory account assignment for item X is missing: Project Task
Enter a valid account assignment type

Environment

SAP Business ByDesign

Reproducing the Issue

  1. Go to the General Ledger work center.
  2. Go to the Journal Entry Voucher view.
  3. Click on New -> Journal Entry Voucher.
  4. Enter all required details and G/L accounts PQR. (PQR represents the G/L account ID)
  5. Click on Simulate.

Error message:
Mandatory account assignment for item X is missing: Project Task
Enter a valid account assignment type

Cause

You have made the Project task as mandatory in the business configuration settings and assigned respective G/L account to it. You can view the configuration in the below steps:

  1. Go to the Business Configuration work center.
  2. Go to the Implementation projects view.
  3. Select the project and perform the action Open Activity List.
  4. Search for the activity Account Assignment Types.
  5. Click on Maintain Account Assignment Types.
  6. Select the Account Assignment Type: Pro and PROJECT_TASK_KEY - Project Task is 1 - Mandatory.

You have specified account assignment type: PRO - Project Task is Mandatory Account Assignments for G/L Account

  1. Go to the Business Configuration work center.
  2. Go to the Implementation projects view.
  3. Select the project and perform the action Open Activity List.
  4. Search for the activity Mandatory Account Assignments.
  5. Click Edit Mandatory Account Assignments for G/L Accounts
  6. Select the respective Chart of accounts and could see G/L account: PQR has account assignment as PRO - Project Task.

Resolution

You need to select  the Project Task in the manual journal entry voucher to post into accounting.

Keywords

Mandatory account assignment, Manual Journal entry voucher, project task, account assignment type , KBA , SRD-FIN-GL , General Ledger , Problem

Product

SAP Business ByDesign all versions