EEX9.1/9.2: Chartfield Inheritance (Inherit Within Unit) is Not Selecting the Correct Operating Unit if the Expense Report Transaction Line Business Unit is Different from Employee's Base Business Unit. (Doc ID 1673427.1)

Last updated on SEPTEMBER 13, 2016

Applies to:

PeopleSoft Enterprise FIN Expenses - Version 9.1 to 9.2 [Release 9]
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

Operating Unit is not populated as per the Chartfield Inheritance Setup when the Business Unit for Expense Transaction Line is different from Employee's Base

Steps:
1. Setups
  a. Page: Chartfield Inheritance, Select option "Inherit within unit" for the Operating Unit.
      Navigation: Main Menu > Set Up Financials/Supply Chain > Common Definitions > Design ChartFields > ChartField Inheritance.

  b. Under GLBU US001, default operating unit is NEWYORK.
      Main Menu > Set Up Financials/Supply Chain > Business Unit Related > General Ledger > General Ledger Definition.

  c. Under GLBU US003, default operating unit is CALIF.
     Main Menu > Set Up Financials/Supply Chain > Business Unit Related > General Ledger > General Ledger Definition.

2. Create an expense report with Prepaid transaction for Employee KU0005. The default Business Unit is US001. On the Distribution Line of the transaction line, change the GLBU to US003 and Operating Unit to CALIF.

3. Approve the expense report.

4. Post the expense report.

Actual Result :
Prepaid account has Operating Unit value as CALIF for Business Unit US001.

Expected result :
Prepaid account should have Operating Unit value as NEWYORK for Business Unit US001.


Impact on Business:
Due to this issue there could be further impact where GL entires could have error because Operating Unit CALIF may not valid with Business Unit US001.

Please see the Replication Steps document for more details related to complete configuration and the replication steps necessary to reproduce the issue.

Cause

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