Payment Accounting Creates Multiple Lines For Exchange Gain (Doc ID 1470642.1)

Last updated on MARCH 08, 2017

Applies to:

Oracle Payables - Version 12.0.0 to 12.1.3 [Release 12.0 to 12.1]
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

On : Release 12 version, Accounting Issues in AP

ACTUAL BEHAVIOR
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Foreign currency payment accounting is creating multiple gain/loss lines using the same account.

Created AP payment to settle 1 Invoice.
Exepected the system to create 1 Exchange Gain for $1.7
instead system created 7 lines for Exchange Gain . The total is correct $1.7
When transfer to GL, we also get 7 lines.

Subledger option Payable is set 'No Summarization'
The SLA journal line Type is set to 'Summary'

EXPECTED BEHAVIOR
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Expect to see 1 line for Gain to be created and not 7 lines

STEPS
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The issue can be reproduced at will with the following steps:
1. Create foreign currency invoice with multiple distributions
2. Pay the invoice using different exchange rate
3. Account the payment

BUSINESS IMPACT
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The issue has the following business impact:
Due to this issue, users are misled and not getting grouped balance for gain/loss.

Cause

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