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General Ledger FAQ for Journal Approval Workflow (Doc ID 278349.1)

Last updated on NOVEMBER 25, 2020

Applies to:

Oracle General Ledger - Version 11.5.5 to 12.2.4 [Release 11.5.5 to 12.2]
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Form:GLXJEENT.FMB - Enter Journals/Encumbrances


 General Ledger Journal Approval Workflow FAQ

Questions and Answers

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Questions and Answers
 1. Documentation
  Is there any additional documentation for Journal Approval Setup and Workflow?
 Where Can I Find the User's Guide for Workflow?
 2. Approval Process
 Are there any changes to journal approval process in R12?
 What are the profiles that control journal approval behavior?
 How to setup journal approval?
 How to approve a Journal Batch?
 Can I approve journals Line by Line?
 How To Automatically Initiate Journal Approval, for example for imported journals including subledgers?
 Clicking Journal Approve button does not send a notification for approval, instead a message pops up to say the journal has been approved. Why?
 When the journal is queried the Approve button is greyed out. This should require approval. Why is it not available?
 Do stat currency journals need approval?
 3. About Preparers
 What is the difference between Preparer and Creator of journal batch?
 Can the preparer of the journal batch approve the journal?
 4. About Approvers
 How could a journal be approved by an approver without the authority for the journal total?
 How can I find the supervisor of the preparer and the authorization limits?
 How are the approvers determined?
 Can GL Journal Approval be integrated with Approvals Management Engine (AME) to build more complex approval hierarchies?
 How does the profile Journals: Find Approver Method work?
 Can I change the due date on the notification?
 What happens if the journal is not approved by the due date?
 If the approver is on vacation how do I handle notifications in the approver's queue? Can I setup a secondary approver?
 If a journal approver B delegates or transfers authority (or vacation rule) to the preparer A, does this override the settings for the preparer?
 How do I Track the Approver of a Journal?
 Can contingent workers approve journals ?
 Can the Journal approver be changed without changing the supervisor in HRMS ?
 5. Workflow
 How do I get Workflow Builder installed?
 When the Journal Approval is stuck "In Progress" what can I do to rewind it?
 In the journal approval notifications, the Enter Journal icon is greyed out and I cannot review the journal.
 Why are users not getting Email Notifications?
 Can I modify the Due Date/Timeout for Journal Approval?
 How can I find out who should approve a Journal?  Where in the workflow process the journal is?
 Why am I unable to locate in Workflow Status Monitor the Journal Approval processes I need to troubleshoot?
 Can I modify the subject matter of notification in Journal Approval Process?
 Is is possible to get Email notifications sent to Blackberry, iPhone or other mobile devices and have users approve journals from these mobile devices?
 Why are auto reversed journals still requiring approval after implementing the solution in <Document:428457.1>?
 Useful sql scripts related to Journal approval workflow
 Still Have Questions?

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