Error 'You cannot enter a debit or credit amount for a parent account' when updating assignment (Doc ID 1920964.1)

Last updated on MARCH 28, 2017

Applies to:

Oracle Human Resources - Version 12.1.3 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

On : 12.1.3 version, Person / Assignment Issues

When attempting to update an assignment for one employee, the following error occurs:

ERROR
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You cannot enter a debit or credit amount for a parent account.


STEPS
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The issue can be reproduced at will with the following steps:
1. Query the employee.
2. Navigate to Assignment.
3. Edit Job or Position and attempt to save.
4. Observe the error.

BUSINESS IMPACT
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The issue has the following business impact:
Due to this issue, users cannot update job and position changes for this employee.

Cause

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