How BRM Bills Hierarchical Accounts
(Doc ID 726450.1)
Last updated on AUGUST 20, 2018
Applies to:Oracle Communications Billing and Revenue Management - Version 220.127.116.11.0 and later
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If parent account and child account have different bill cycle days, how BRM align the billing?
1. Create a parent account A with DOM=23 on May 14, then change bill DOM=16 right away.
This account A's actg_next_t would be May 23 and actg_future_t would be Jun 16.
2. Create a child account B with DOM=16 on May 14, then move account B under account A as subordinate account.
Account A pays for account B.
Account B's actg_next_t would be May 16 and actg_future_t would be Jun 16.
When running pin_bill_accts -pay_type 10007 (PIN_PAY_TYPE_SUBORD) on May 16, it will collect amount from account B and update bill object of account B.
When running pin_bill_accts -pay_type 10001 against account A on May 23, observed:
- total due of parent bill didn't collect the amount of the item's due of the child account.
- the items of child account will always be outstanding item, because of zero amount due in parent's bill.
Is the issue caused by different bill days against hierarchical account?
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