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Error Message: "You Cannot Enter An Account With A Parent Segment Value" When Performing An Inter-company Procurement Transaction Flow Between Two Operating Units (Doc ID 2260748.1)

Last updated on FEBRUARY 22, 2021

Applies to:

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


On : 12.1.3 version, Purchase Order
Below mentioned error message is shown when the user is performing an Inter-Company Procurement Transaction Flow between two Operating Units


You cannot enter an account with a parent segment value.
APP-PO-14078: A PO Accrual Account is mandatory and could not be determined.Either select a different PO Charge Account or review your account generator setup.

Reproducible steps:

1. Created a Purchase Order(PO) from Source Inventory Organization (Operating Unit A )
2. In Shipments form Choose Destination Inventory Organization (Operating Unit B).
3. Click Save.
4. The above mentioned error message is shown.
5. Due to this error message, PO distribution accounts are not generated for the created PO



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