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EGL9.2.GL_YC Process Generates Journals Having Incorrect Sign For Total Debits And Credits When Amounts Are Negative (Doc ID 2992381.1)

Last updated on DECEMBER 15, 2023

Applies to:

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


GL_YC process transforms negative amounts to positive on the Closing journal is created in the new year in the Totals section of the Journal, even if on the journal ‘ s line they appear with the correct sign

The issue can be reproduced at will with the following steps:

1. Create a new BU : LG002( Setup Fin> Business Unit related> General Ledger>General Ledger Definition) .

2. Assign ledger group Recording to the LG002 ( Setup Fin> Business Unit Related>General Ledger>Ledger for a Unit ). Make sure to check on Definition tab :"Enable Separate Debit/Credit" and "Separate Dr/Cr Amount Fields".

3. Make sure that the periods for GL are open .

4. Create a journal for bu LG002 with negative amounts ( General Ledger> Journals>Journal Entry>Create/Update Journal entries).

5. Check Closing Rule and Closing Group for YEAREND.(General Ledger>Close Ledgers>Closing Rule and General Ledger>Close Ledgers>Closing Group).

6. Run Closing Process For LG002 and choose GL_YC AE. (General Ledger>Close Ledgers>Ledger Close request) with closing type full and YEAREND.

7. Check closing journals. Notice that the amounts ,on the Closing journal with 01/01/2024, in the Totals section are showed as positive amounts, whereas they should have been as they were (negative) .

More information can be found in the attached replication document.




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