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FAQ R12 Essentials Of Accrual Accounting (Doc ID 827125.1)

Last updated on DECEMBER 14, 2020

Applies to:

Oracle Purchasing - Version 12.0.4 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.


The process of accounting for On line Accrual and Period End Accrual has changed in Release 12 . Subledger Accounting (SLA) has replaced GL_INTERFACE as the intermediary between PO Receiving Transactions and AP Invoices and the General Ledger.  Subledger Accounting now stores permanent records of Accrual Transactions unlike the GL_INTERFACE that stored no records after they have been moved to General Ledger. The Create Accounting Process moves transactions from RCV_RECEIVING_SUB_LEDGER to XLA Tables and at the same time Transfer and post the Accrual Transactions to GL.

This paper provides answers to some of the likely questions you may face relating to Accrual Process when upgrading to Release 12  in contrast with  the Accrual Process in Release 11i .

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In this Document
Questions and Answers
 What is SLA and where can you get information on SLA setups, upgrade,pre-upgrade, and post-upgrade information?
 What is Cost Management SLA Responsibility? 
 Where can I find the latest Accrual R12 Patches?
 What is different about  the process of moving Receiving Transactions to GL in R12 and R11i?
 What is different in the process of moving AP Transactions to GL in R12 and R11i?
 What is different in Period End Accruals in R12 and what changes if any have been made to the Uninvoiced Receipt Report?
 What is different about the Period -End Reversal Entries in R12?
 What is different about the Load Program  in R12 and Accrual Rebuild Reconciliation Report (Accrual Rebuild Reconciliation manager) in R11i?
 What is different about the Accrual Reconciliation Report and the AP and PO Reconciliation Reports in R12?
 What is different about the Accrual Write Off Process in R12 and R11i?
 Where do I get information on the Accounts to use in Reconciliation in R12?
 Where Do I find the steps to use in Reconciling AP and PO Summary Reconciliation Reports and GL in R12?
 What should I check if Create Accounting runs successfully but does not post any transactions to GL?
 Where do I find information on Posting Transactions in Summary or Detail to GL?
 Where do I find information on Account Derivation Rules in R12?

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