Why Are Accounting Lines Generated with an Accounting Date as of the System Date when the Costing Process Is Run and not as of the Transaction Date? (Doc ID 616075.1)

Last updated on NOVEMBER 16, 2016

Applies to:

PeopleSoft Enterprise SCM Cost Management - Version 7.5 and later
PeopleSoft Enterprise SCM Inventory - Version 7.5 and later
PeopleSoft Enterprise SCM Manufacturing - Version 8.4 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.

This document was previously published as Customer Connection Solution 200729946



***Checked for relevance on 14-Nov-2012***


Goal

Why are Accounting Lines generated with an Accounting Date as of the system date when the Costing process is run, and not as of the transaction date?

Processes:
* Releases < 8.4: 'Create Accounting Lines' process (CMPAACCT) (navigation: Manage Costs, Reconcile Inventory, Process, Accounting Line Creation)
* Releases 8.4 to 8.8 SP1: 'Create Accounting Lines' process (CM_ACCTG) (navigation: Cost Accounting, Inventory and Mfg Accounting, Create Accounting Entries, Accounting Line Creation)
* Releases >= 8.8 SP1: 'Cost Accounting Creation' process (CM_CSTACCTG) with the 'Create Accounting Lines' check box selected (navigation: Cost Accounting, Inventory and Mfg Accounting, Create Accounting Entries, Cost Accounting Creation)

Solution

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