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Is It Possible to Enable Encumbrance Accounting after The Application Has Been Used for Some Time? (Doc ID 813885.1)

Last updated on JULY 16, 2019

Applies to:

Oracle General Ledger - Version 11.5.9 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.


You have used the applications for a while already, entered data in all modules including Po, Ap, and so on. You are not currently using encumbrance accounting but you are considering the option to enable it.
You are not sure how to deal with the the begin balances of the encumbrance accounts and the relief of these accounts.

When enabling encumbrance accounting  there might be requisitions entered which still need to be converted into purchase orders and also purchase orders which aren'€™t fully received.
Therefore it is expected that after enabling encumbrance accounting the encumbrance accounts won'€™t show correct amounts of the commitments and obligations, because no encumbrance journal entries were created for the open requisitions and purchase orders.

How to achieve this goal?


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