Translation Creates Balances for Asset/Liability Account Even if Net Functional Balance is Zero

(Doc ID 2418619.1)

Last updated on JULY 10, 2018

Applies to:

Oracle General Ledger - Version 11.5.10.2 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

Translation is creating balances even for disabled Asset, Liability accounts having net activity/balance for functional currency = 0.

Balances created are equal on DR / CR so there is no impact, still GL_BALANCES table is affected for these codes influencing customizations. Some standard reports (eg. Trial Balance) run for the translated currency show activity (DR = CR) for accounts where there is no activity in functional currency similar report.


EXPECTED BEHAVIOR
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Expected for Translation to skip such accounts since there is no data to be translated.


STEPS
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The issue can be reproduced at will with the following steps:
1. GL Responsibility > Submit Translation process
2. Observe it creates data even for disabled accounts with no activity

Cause

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