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How BRM Bills Hierarchical Accounts (Doc ID 726450.1)

Last updated on AUGUST 20, 2018

Applies to:

Oracle Communications Billing and Revenue Management - Version 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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