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Enable PA Budgetary Controls - What is the Effect of Selecting the PO Encumbrance Flag When There Are Existing Purchase Orders/Requistions? (Doc ID 2826221.1)

Last updated on APRIL 14, 2023

Applies to:

Oracle Project Costing - Version 12.1.3 and later
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The <note 1314706.1> (R12: Budgetary Control And Funds Check in Projects R12: A Case Study Using a Non-Integrated Budget) is being followed to implement the Budgetary Control for Non Integrated Budgets for the Oracle Projects module. The functionality is to be enabled on an existing instance where there are open purchase orders/requisitions, supplier invoices, and expense reports.

When selecting 'Use PO Encumbrance' flag for the Payables Financials options, receiving the message to account and complete all open purchase orders/requisitions, invoices, and payments before selecting this flag. Decision box appears when enabling the PO Encumbrance flag in Payables.

"Changing the encumbrance accounting options is not recommended and can lead to irreversible data inconsistencies. Please complete and account all open purchase orders, invoices and payments before proceeding with change. Do you wish to continue?"

When choosing the 'Use PO Encumbrance' flag, does this affect the Projects Budgetary Controls functionality for new purchase orders/requisitions though there are existing open purchase orders, open purchase requisitions?



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