ORACLE FINANCIALS E-BUSINESS SUITE, RELEASE 12

PERIOD-END PROCEDURES An Oracle White Paper June, 2009

Oracle Financials E-Business Suite, Release 12 Period End Procedures

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Introduction
Background
This document has been put together by members of Oracle's internal EMEA Financials Professional Community, acknowledging that every Financials customer needs to successfully close the accounting books each period. Before the first external publication, various people from EMEA Applications Consulting and Financials Product Development have reviewed and enriched the content. If you have any comments or feedback, please read the paragraph ‘Status and Feedback’ below.

Objectives
This document provides guidance on period end procedures in Release 12 for Oracle Payables, Oracle Purchasing, Oracle Inventory, Oracle Order Management, Oracle Receivables, Oracle Assets, Oracle Projects, Oracle Cash Management, Oracle Treasury and Oracle General Ledger. It is intended to be generic, and does not relate to a specific organization. Both mandatory and optional steps are included herein. Procedures particular to year-end processing are also described. This document intends to provide a reference for planning period-end procedures for ‘real-life’ implementations. It describes the fundamental period-end steps involved for each, with particular emphasis on balancing the subledger applications to Oracle General Ledger, and attempts to provide an overview of the relative timing of these procedures for all installed Oracle applications. It is therefore the intention of this document to provide content from which relevant sections can be extracted, according to the applications installed for a particular organization. Any organization may choose to customize their period-end and yearend processes, for example opting to run additional reports, particular to the organization. Although this document particularly refers to ‘Period-End Procedures’, many of the processes can be performed more regularly throughout the accounting period, as required. Each subledger application provides control as to when and how often data is transferred from the subledger application to the General Ledger.

Assumptions
These ‘Period-End Procedures’ were written with the assumption that Oracle Financials was implemented for a single operating unit. Where an organization has implemented the ‘Multi-Org’ features of Oracle Financials, these procedures would need to be performed for each operating unit individually unless Multi-Org Access Control is enabled. Note: R12 requires multi-org functionality to be used. For further details refer to Oracle® Applications Upgrade Guide: Release 11i to Release 12 Oracle Workflow is incorporated in the Release 12 applications. It is assumed that these Workflow Processes will be monitored and attended to by a System Administrator on a regular basis. Some Workflow Processes like the Requisition Approval Workflow or the Purchase Order Approval Workflow will require a direct response from a message recipient rather than a System Administrator.
Oracle Financials E-Business Suite Release 12 Period End Procedures

Organization
This white paper contains twelve chapters and one appendix where you can find interesting links to more information. The first chapter describes the dependencies between the modules and the biggest change between Release 11i and Release 12, which is the introduction of Subledger Accounting (SLA). Then, the next ten chapters outline period-end procedures appropriate to the Oracle Applications covered in this document. The last chapter displays a summary of the main period-end procedures for each application and the relative timing of each.

Attention: If you are using more than one application, the last chapter is a good reference to see that the order of the steps for each application are undertaken in the right sequence, relative to the other applications you are using.

Status and Feedback
This white paper is intended to be a living document. As we gather new or changed information, we will revise and re-publish this paper. Therefore, we welcome all feedback from you. On the bottom of the My Oracle Support note where you have downloaded this document is a link where you can email us your comments.

Oracle Financials E-Business Suite Release 12 Period End Procedures

Table of Contents
INTRODUCTION ....................................................................................................................................................................... II CHAPTER 1 SLA AND PERIOD END CLOSE DEPENDENCIES ..................................................................................................... 8

Sub Ledger Accounting (SLA) – Business Process ............................................... 8 Sub Ledger Accounting (SLA) – Process Change ................................................ 8 Subledger Accounting (SLA) – Reconciliation..................................................... 9 Subledger Accounting (SLA) Close Process – General Steps .............................. 10 General – Period End Close Dependencies ...................................................... 11
CHAPTER 2 ORACLE ORDER MANAGEMENT ......................................................................................................................... 12

Business Requirements ................................................................................... 12 Procedures ................................................................................................... 12
1. Complete All Transactions for the Period Being Closed ...........................................................12 2. Ensure all Interfaces are Completed for the Period (Optional)..................................................13 3. Review Open Orders and Check the Workflow Status..............................................................14 4. Review Held Orders...................................................................................................................14 5. Review Customer Acceptances (Optional) ................................................................................15 6. Review Discounts ......................................................................................................................15 7. Review Backorders ....................................................................................................................15 8. Review and Correct Order Exceptions.......................................................................................16 9. Reconcile to Oracle Inventory....................................................................................................16 10. Create Service Contracts (Optional) ........................................................................................16 11. Reconcile to Oracle Receivables (Optional) ............................................................................17 12. Run Standard Period End Reports ...........................................................................................17
CHAPTER 3 ORACLE CASH MANAGEMENT ........................................................................................................................... 18

Business Requirements ................................................................................... 18 Procedures ................................................................................................... 18
1. Complete Daily Cash Management Activities ...........................................................................18 2. Load Bank Statements ...............................................................................................................18 3. Generate Sweep Transactions ....................................................................................................18 4. Create Bank Statement Cashflows .............................................................................................19 5. Reconcile Bank Statements........................................................................................................19 6. Create Miscellaneous Transactions............................................................................................19 6a.Complete Bank Transfers..........................................................................................................20 7. Review Auto-Reconciliation Execution Report.........................................................................20 8. Resolve Exceptions on the Auto-Reconciliation Execution Report ..........................................20 9. Run Bank Statement Detail Report............................................................................................20 10. Run Transactions Available for Reconciliation Report ...........................................................20 11. Resolve Un-reconciled Statement Lines ..................................................................................20 12. Post to General Ledger.............................................................................................................21 13. Run the GL Reconciliation Report...........................................................................................21 14. Run the Account Analysis Report for the General Ledger Cash Account ...............................21 15. Review the Account Analysis Report ......................................................................................21 16. Correct any Invalid Entries to the General Ledger Cash Account (Optional) .........................21
CHAPTER 4 ORACLE PAYABLES ............................................................................................................................................ 22
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....... Interface Cost Transactions to Other Applications ....................................................................................................37 13........................... Run the Payables Approval Process for All Invoices ........................................................33 2..........................Business Requirements .....38 15........................................................................................................34 6.......................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................... 22 1............................. Run Maintenance Processes..........33 4...................34 5... Complete all Maintenance Activities............. Change the Current Oracle Projects Period Status from Pending Close to Closed ..................................36 7.......................................................................................................................................................................... Open the Next Oracle Projects Period ............. 40 Procedures ....................23 3........................................................ 33 1............................. 40 Business Requirements .......................................... Review and Release Revenue for All Projects................................................25 8..................................35 6a............................ Run Reports for Tax Reporting Purposes (Optional)...................................26 10..................................................... Review and Resolve Amounts to Post to the General Ledger .......... Reconcile Cost Distribution Lines with General Ledger (Optional).............39 19...........................................................................................29 14............................................................................................................................................................37 11.................................................................37 10...................................... Generate Draft Revenue for All Projects ................................................. Run the Cost Distribution Processes................36 8............................... Change the Current Oracle Projects Period Status from Open to Pending Close............... Transfer Invoices to Oracle Receivables........................ Restore Access to User Maintenance Activities .....................................24 6..................................................... Complete All Transactions for the Period Being Closed ......................................................... Submit the Unaccounted Transactions Sweep Program ..........26 11.................................................................................................. Permanently Close the Oracle Projects Period (Optional) ...32 Period Statuses ................ Accrue Uninvoiced Receipts.......................... Complete All Transactions for the Period Being Closed ............................................ Run Create Accounting to Process Revenue Accounting Events ............................. . Update Project Summary Amounts................................................................................................................................................ Run Generation Revenue Accounting Events Process.. Reconcile Payments to Bank Statement Activity for the Period.................................................38 17..........................................25 7........................................................................................37 9...........29 13........................................................ 32 Project Periods and General Ledger Periods.... Reconcile Oracle Payables Activity for the Period ..........................................................39 21....... Reconcile Transaction Activity for the Period......................42 Oracle Financials E-Business Suite Release 12 Period End Procedures .......................23 4... Close the Current Oracle Payables Period .............. 22 Procedures ..........................................................26 9.................................. Review the Payables to General Ledger Posting process After Completion....39 18.....................39 20....................................... 32 Business Requirements .............................. Run the Generate Cost Accounting Events Program .... Run Final Project Costing and Revenue Management Reports ............. Open the Next Oracle Payables Period ..........................................................24 5......40 2........................................................ Complete All Transactions for the Period Being Closed ......................................................37 12...................................................29 12...................39 CHAPTER 6 ORACLE RECEIVABLES............................................32 General Exception Handling at Period End ..............40 3............................................ Run Mass Additions Transfer to Oracle Assets .................................................................................. 40 1...... Generate Invoices.22 2..................38 16...37 14....................33 3.................................................................................................30 CHAPTER 5 ORACLE PROJECTS ............................. Run the Key Indicators Report (Optional) ................33 Procedures ............................................................................... Run Period Close Exceptions and Tieback Reports ............ Transfer All Approved Invoices and Payments to the General Ledger........................................................................................................................................................ Reconcile Outstanding Customer Balances .............. Advance the PA Reporting Period (Optional) ...

.........Check With Suppliers ..................................... Complete All Transactions for the Period Being Closed ........................... Close the Current Oracle Receivables Period ......................................................... Review the Unapplied Receipts Register............................................................................................... Reconcile Receipts.............................................................................................. Assign All Assets to Distribution Lines.......... Post to the General Ledger...................................................... Identify and Review Un-invoiced Receipts (Period-End Accruals) ..45 11....... Complete All Transactions for the Period Being Closed .................................... Reconcile Receipts to Bank Statement Activity for the Period .......................... Run Depreciation .........................64 2.............................................61 6......................................................................................................................................................................................................... Run Standard Period-End Reports and reconcile the Perpetual Inventory with GL .....................................43 5......................................... 64 1.................................Period End Process ...... Review the Subledger Period Close Exceptions Report ............................................. Open the Next Oracle Purchasing Period .............................45 10........................................... Follow Up Receipts .........................50 9.............................................................................. Run Calculate Gains and Losses (Optional) ............... 48 1............... Review the Outstanding and Overdue Purchase Orders (Optional).............65 Oracle Financials E-Business Suite Release 12 Period End Procedures ........................................................ Check Inventory and Work in Process Transaction Interfaces ........... 64 Business Requirements ........................................................................................................................... Close the Current Inventory Period..................................... Follow Up on Outstanding Invoices ............................................................................................................................................................48 3..................62 9..........................................................44 8.............................................................64 3.....................43 6........ Review the Unposted Items Report .......49 5...........................47 18.............................46 15.................. 48 Business Requirements ............................46 13............... 64 Procedures ..53 11............................61 8............60 5...........................45 12............. Check and fix pending Transactions........... Reconcile Posted Journal Entries..................................................49 7...50 10. 59 Procedures .........63 CHAPTER 9 ORACLE ASSETS... Open the Next Oracle Receivables Period .....44 7...............................................................49 4.....................61 7....................................................................55 13... Transfer Summary or Detail Transactions ....................................................................................4...................................64 4.........................................47 CHAPTER 7 ORACLE PURCHASING ............................................................................................. Review Account Analysis Report .................................................... Open the Next Inventory Period .............................................................................................. Close the current Oracle Payables and Oracle Purchasing Periods...... 59 1................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................ Validate the Work in Process Inventory .......................................................................................................................................... Complete the Oracle Payables Period-End Process ............55 CHAPTER 8 ORACLE INVENTORY-COST MANAGEMENT..................................................................................................................... Reconcile the Journal Import Process ...........................60 3.46 17............................49 6..................44 9...60 4................................... Run Standard Period End Reports (Optional)........... Review the Current and Future Commitments (Optional).................... Print Invoices ......59 2........................................................... Close the Current Oracle Purchasing Period........................................................................................... Run the Receipt Accruals ................46 14......49 8................... Reconcile Accrual Accounts ......................... Perform Year End Encumbrance Processing (Optional) .................................................... 59 Business Requirements ............. Run Reports for Tax Reporting Purposes (Optional).......... Reconcile the General Ledger Transfer Process ..............................................................55 12...............................................................................48 2............................................................ 48 Procedures ............................................ Complete All Transactions for the Period Being Closed ..........................................................................Perpetual Accruals ............................................................................................................................................................... Third Party Balances Report .........................46 16..............................................................................

...... Create Deferred Depreciation Journal Entries (Optional)...........................................................71 Combined Basis Accounting....................................................................................77 14..................... 71 Business Requirements ...................... Perform Revaluation ................................ Run Financial Reports for the Closed Period......78 19...................... Enter Adjustments and / or Accruals and Post................................................................................. Transfer Journals to General Ledger................................................................................. Reconcile Oracle Assets to the General Ledger Using Reports.....................................SUMMARY ...... Generate Reversal Journals (Optional) ........................................ Reconcile Intercompany (optional) .... Translate Balances (Optional).............................69 2.................................................................................67 10........ Run the Period Close Exceptions Report .........................................................................................75 10.... Review and Verify Journal Details of Unposted Journal Entries ..75 13............................... Generate Recurring Journals (Optional) ..................................................... Revalue Balances (Optional) ......73 5.......72 3.................................... Create Accounting..........................70 CHAPTER 11 ORACLE GENERAL LEDGER .......75 11...........................................................................................................70 5........5.................................78 18................................................65 6.....................................................................................................71 Procedures ........................................................................... Review and Post Journal Entries.................................................................................. 69 1....................................................................... Ensure the Next Accounting Period Status is set to Future Entry.................................................................................................... Consolidate Ledgers (Optional) ........................................................................................................................................................ Perform Encumbrance Year End Procedures (Optional) .............74 9a............................................................... Generate Mass Allocation Journals (Optional)........................................................................................... Close the Current Oracle General Ledger Period.............................................................................................................................................................................. 82 APPENDIX: MORE INFORMATION ..............66 8............................. Post All Journal Batches ..............................................................................72 2................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................69 3...... Generate Accruals and Amortization .....69 4........................................................................................66 9..... 71 1....................................................79 CHAPTER 12 PERIOD END PROCESSING ..................................................79 21....................................................................68 CHAPTER 10 ORACLE TREASURY ............................................................................................................................. Rollback Depreciation...................................................................................................................................................................................72 4............................67 11........................... Run Responsibility Reports (Optional).........75 13a........................ Perform Final Adjustments ........................................................................................................................ Complete Daily Trading Activities ........ Run Reports for Tax Reporting Purposes (Optional)......78 17................................... 69 Procedures ............................. Generate Journals............................ 71 Period End Close............................................................................ 69 Business Requirements ................ Complete Oracle Sub-ledger Interfaces to Oracle General Ledger...............................77 15..................................... Upload Journals from Web Applications Desktop Integrator (Web ADI) to Oracle General Ledger (Optional)...............................................................................73 8.................79 20..................75 12............................................................... 87 Oracle Financials E-Business Suite Release 12 Period End Procedures ........................................73 7.................73 9................................ Open the Next Oracle General Ledger Period ........................... 87 Related My Oracle Support Information............................................................................................................73 6. Complete Non-Oracle Sub-ledger Interfaces to Oracle General Ledger (Optional: only required if you want to post from non-Oracle systems) ................................................ Run GL Trial Balances and Preliminary Financial Statement Generator Reports (FSGs) .............................66 7.................................... Depreciation Projections (Optional) ...................................... Review and Correct Balances (Perform Reconciliations).................................78 16...

Subledger Accounting stores subledger balances and subledger journals for all of your subledgers that require accounting. for internal and external audit purposes. so that you can maintain a simple chart of accounts and store only what is needed for GL reporting and analysis. the accounting is generated by Subledger Accounting. It behaves like a detailed version of your general ledger and provides a rich store of information for reporting and analysis. you can go directly to Subledger Accounting to see the detail from all transaction sources that feed the GL account balance without having to go back to multiple source systems and applications. • It allows your general ledger to be free of extraneous data. Subledger Accounting helps to maintain a common link between General Ledger (GL) balances and underlying transactions automatically. Subledger Accounting offers a new model between the subledgers and GL. Oracle Financials Release 12 Period End Procedures 8 .Chapter 1 SLA and Period End Close dependencies Sub Ledger Accounting (SLA) – Business Process The new Subledger Accounting architecture in Release 12 provides a common repository of all your accounting information. and for ease of drilldown. Sub Ledger Accounting (SLA) – Process Change Due to the impact of the Subledger Accounting Architecture the close process has changed between Release 11i and Release 12. Subledger Accounting provides a comprehensive view of all subledger accounting data. online or as a background batch process. • The moment you need to access more detailed information. • Just as Oracle General Ledger stores balances and journals. Whenever you want to account for your subledger transactions.

In Release 11i.In Release 11i the transactions and distributions represented the accounting. In the accounting reports in Release 11i. The new accounting reports in Release 12 now also contain more comprehensive information . you should ignore distributions in Release 12. In Release 12 however. The subledger accounting journal represents your REAL accounting and the balancing lines are created as part of these subledger accounting journals. You can still reconcile transaction reports to accounting reports. especially if you have altered your subledger accounting rules. distributions on transactions in subledgers are considered to be the default accounting and should therefore not be used for reconciliation purposes. the balances are displayed but not the transactional information. In Release 11i. when you close your periods in each of the subledgers. Oracle General Ledger will automatically create the balancing lines for journals posted to General Ledger. Therefore. the subledger accounting becomes the single source of truth for accounting reconciliations. The point to note is that when you do account balance reconciliation.not just on balances but also on suppliers. you reconciled transactions and distributions to the general ledger through transactional reports. The reason is that subledger accounting enables you to change the accounting for transactions so it is different from the default accounting. In Release 12. Oracle Financials E-Business Suite Release 12 Period End Procedures 9 . The journals can then be posted to the general ledger to update the GL balances. you’re actually closing subledger accounting. there is no reason to reconcile distributions on transactions to the general ledger. When you close a period in Release 12. Differences between R11i and R12 Subledger Accounting (SLA) – Reconciliation From a reconciliation perspective the picture below shows what has been changed between R11i and R12. customers and transactions. This changes in Release 12 as subledger accounting creates the balancing lines at the time you account for the subledger transactions.

you need to ensure that all your accounting for your transactions is created before you post to General Ledger. Create Accounting. how you can perform the close process for every subledger: a) Complete transactions b) Create accounting c) Reconcile transactions d) Post to General Ledger e) Reconcile accounting f) Close period Step b). as a batch job at a time that matches your business needs. The important thing to note. from a general perspective. Oracle Financials E-Business Suite Release 12 Period End Procedures 10 . is a new step in Release 12. is that the accounting is not the distribution on the transaction. or can be run as a process in the background e.g. Therefore.Reconciliation between R11i and R12 Subledger Accounting (SLA) Close Process – General Steps Here are some guidelines. The accounting can be created immediately online. The final accounting by SLA could result in different accounting entries being generated based on the accounting rules you have configured. as it is an SLA feature. in order to update the balances correctly.

You also need to close Oracle Payables before you close Oracle Inventory and Oracle Assets.General – Period End Close Dependencies Before you start with the Period-End process you have to know what the dependencies are between the various modules as described in this document. You actually have to close Oracle Cash Management before you close Oracle Receivables. The diagram above shows the dependencies between some of the main Financials products and a couple of supply chain products. Oracle Financials E-Business Suite Release 12 Period End Procedures 11 . For example. you close all of your subledgers before you close General Ledger. you have to close Oracle Payables before you close Oracle Purchasing to account for purchasing accruals at period end. as bank reconciliation in Cash Management will create miscellaneous receipts in Oracle Receivables and so forth. Finally.

Procedures The following steps are taken in performing period-end processing for Oracle Order Management. where possible. when included in the order header or Oracle Financials E-Business Suite Release 12 Period End Procedures 12 . appropriate actions should be undertaken to finalize the Order Workflows and close these Sales Orders. Business Requirements Open Sales Orders should be reviewed and. the creation of install base entries for shipments Confirm OM-shipping transaction for the period Sales order acknowledgments Cancel backordered included items Respond to workflow approval notifications Confirm that invoice interface (OM-> AR interface) has been completed Optionally.Chapter 2 Oracle Order Management This chapter describes the procedures for performing period-end processing in Oracle Order Management Release 12. increasing system speed and efficiency. * Close lines and close orders are implemented using workflow. Order Management provides seeded close line and close order workflow sub-processes to close the order header and line. respectively. so reporting can be limited only to the active orders. Implicit Acceptance Confirm shipments and optionally. Complete All Transactions for the Period Being Closed Ensure that all transactions have been entered for the period being closed Enter and book all orders Schedule orders Enter and book return material authorizations Run the Generate Pre-billing Acceptance Program for Pre-billing. windows and report queries retrieve open orders only. 1. These processes. confirm that service contracts for warranties and extended warranties have been created Close orders * Closing orders that are complete enhances performance. Orders marked as closed are not selected. since many programs. Closed orders are excluded from many of the standard reports available in Order Management.

* If you are using external order processing systems for data entry of orders. the following processes need to be completed: a) Enter and approve all internal purchase requisitions in Oracle Purchasing.If orders or lines have activity specific holds present. Ensure all Interfaces are Completed for the Period (Optional) Ensure that all interfaces for the current period have been processed: Order Import from External Order Systems. Oracle Financials E-Business Suite Release 12 Period End Procedures 13 .line workflow. * The order header close order process checks at the end of every month to see if all the lines associated with it are closed. for which you can define processing constraints. If you are using Oracle Purchasing to process Internal Purchase Requisitions. if you are using the Order Management public API to create orders. no lines can be added or changed. Holds Effect on Eligible Lines * The close order and close line workflow activities will close order or lines if only generic holds are present . It closes the order header if it finds that all the lines are closed. Once an order is closed. Close Order Lines * An order line is eligible to close when it completes all of the line-level activities within the workflow process. perform the above tasks for each operating unit. ensure that the processes calling the public API have completed. Attention: Be sure to include the standard sub-processes of close line and close order at the end of all your line and order flows to ensure that your orders and returns close once all prerequisites have been met. Once an order line is closed. no changes can be made to any fields except the descriptive flexfield. Order Import from Oracle Purchasing for Internal Orders. close the status of the eligible order or lines. Use the Error Message window to determine if your data failed to import. Order lines can close independent of each other. use the Order Import to update Oracle Order Management from your external systems. 2. Alternatively. b) Run the Create Internal Sales Orders Process in Oracle Purchasing for all requisitions within the current period. Attention: If MOAC is enabled for the Order Management responsibility. * Use the Order Import Correction window to examine the orders and optionally correct data if it fails the import process. they will not be closed by workflow activity.

Internal orders do not go through the Invoice interface/ AutoInvoice process.Use the Create Internal Sales Orders process to send requisition information from approved. Review Open Orders and Check the Workflow Status Use the Sales Orders Workbench to review open orders using the Advanced Tabbed Region to specify controls such as whether to find closed orders/lines and cancelled orders/lines. order types. as well as credit memos and credits on account created from returns. you can access the Workflow monitor to see the order or line status in a more graphical format. The order line status is displayed in the main tab of the Line Items tabbed region. the Order Import process is run from within Order Management to generate the internal sales orders. d) Run the Internal Order and Purchasing Requisition Discrepancy Report which displays the differences between the purchasing requisition entered and the actual items ordered during order entry. items. Use the Error Message window to determine if your data failed to import. 4. order date ranges. Attention: This process is only applicable for Order Workflow Definitions that include the Invoice Interface or Invoice Line processes. The Workflow Status option on the Sales Orders window Tools menu launches the Workflow Status page. The Create Internal Sales Orders and Order Import processes can be scheduled to run automatically at specified intervals. order numbers. ship to information. The AutoInvoice Process updates Oracle Receivables for invoice and revenue information. Attention: Order Management does not process internal sales order lines for the Invoice Interface. for external orders. Review Held Orders Run the following reports to assist with reviewing sales orders on hold: Oracle Financials E-Business Suite Release 12 Period End Procedures 14 . This report includes all open and closed orders. e) Use the Order Import Correction window to examine the orders and optionally correct data if it fails the import process. 3. This is available through the View Diagram button. The Sales Orders window displays the order header status in the main tab of the Order Information tabbed region. This process will ensure all shipped sales order information is transferred to Oracle Receivables when it reaches the appropriate point in the order workflow. inventory-sourced requisition lines to the Order Management interface tables. Then. and internal requisition and internal sales order hold discrepancies. From the status page. c) Run Order Import to create internal sales orders from internal requisitions. The window shows in tabular format all the activities an order header or line has completed and the corresponding results. f) Invoice Interface / AutoInvoice. even if the Invoice Interface is an action in the order Workflow Definitions for the Internal Sales Order transaction type. scheduled dates. requisition numbers.

If necessary. process cancellations for items/lines which are no longer required. selling price. and order amount for each order line on hold for each customer you select. Use the following reports: a) Order Discount Detail Report The Order Discount Detail Report reviews discounts applied to orders by order line detail. a) Backorder Detail Report Oracle Financials E-Business Suite Release 12 Period End Procedures 15 . It is automatically sorted by customer. This report displays the order number. credit check rule. 5. the revenue recognition process is deferred and linked to customers accepting the shipped goods. including price list price. This report provides detailed line pricing information. order date. including agreement. Review Customer Acceptances (Optional) In Pre-Billing Customer Acceptance. ordered items. invoicing is carried out. salesperson and total order discount. including the factor for shipments and receivables for a certain number of days. once the goods are accepted. 7. b) Order Discount Summary Report The Order Discount Summary Report reviews discounts applied to orders. All balances are calculated as they are using the online credit check rule. c) Outstanding Holds Report The Outstanding Holds Report reviews order holds for the customer or customers you choose. order line. Review Discounts It is recommended that you review discounts processed as part of the order process to ensure appropriate discount policies have been followed. and exceptions are clearly identified and reviewed and/or followed up. b) Hold Source Activity Report The Hold Source Activity Report reviews holds placed and removed under a hold source during the time period you specify. order number. This report is automatically sorted by customer. This report indicates the date and the type of activity for each hold transaction. Order Management allows you to perform a credit check on customer orders and automatically places orders on hold that violate your credit checking rules. and then order line detail. or identifies why a particular order is on hold. This report provides order level pricing information. 6. currency code. In Post-Billing Acceptance. and order number. and discount information.a) Orders on Credit Check Hold Report The Orders on Credit Check Hold Report identifies all of the credit holds currently outstanding for a customer within a date range. Review Backorders Review backlogs and backorders to ensure that these items are current.

10. This report provides details for each order including customer name. or deleted as appropriate. return reason. which needs to be corrected. order type of each order. customer name and number. They may indicate incomplete processing. Reconcile to Oracle Inventory Run the following reports for reconciliation with Oracle Inventory: a) Backorder Detail Report b) Review Backorders (Already discussed under section 7. shipped and outstanding.The Backorder Detail Report reviews all customer orders that have been backordered. Order Management automatically sorts this report by currency. Review and Correct Order Exceptions The following reports should be reviewed. When Exception Management encounters this situation. b) Backorder Summary Report The Backorder Summary Report lists all unshipped orders. the workflow activity is set to ‘notified’ instead of being retried. 9. last shipped date. and monetary amounts of both ordered and backordered quantities. and the monetary amounts ordered. This report also includes total amounts for customers and currencies. and exceptions corrected before completing the Order Management/Receivables period end: a) Unbooked Orders Report Use this report to review orders entered but not booked. It displays order information such as order number. all backordered items and their appropriate line numbers. order date. purchase order.) c) Returns by Reason Report The Returns by Reason Report reviews all return material authorizations for various return reasons. b) Retry Activities in Error There are cases when retrying a workflow activity in error will not resolve the problem. total quantity both ordered and backordered. completed. order type. c) Sales Order Workflow Status Report The Sales Order Workflow Status Report enables Order Management users to locate orders that are not progressing through associated workflows as expected. 8. Create Service Contracts (Optional) Run the Service Contracts Order Processing Concurrent request to create service contracts for extended warranties. Oracle Financials E-Business Suite Release 12 Period End Procedures 16 . These amounts involve totals for shippable items only. This report includes only open orders in an order cycle that includes pick release. and then item. order number.

cancelled. This report can be used to report total amounts cancelled in a specified time-frame. agreements. quantity ordered. order types. including order number. The report displays all open and closed orders for a salesperson. 12. This report displays the order and each order line associated with each salesperson. review cancellations by salesperson. and invoiced and their potential commission. order date ranges. If there are no invoices for a particular order that meets the parameter criteria. This report shows open orders. Shipping Execution prints one commercial invoice per delivery within the trip. line type. customer or customer number. and who cancelled the order. Run Standard Period End Reports The following reports should be run each period: a) Cancelled Orders Report The Cancelled Orders Report reviews all orders that have been cancelled. customer name. A variety of parameters can be used to print the invoice information for a specific order or group of orders. the date and reason the order or order line was cancelled. Salespeople can use this report to see their current outstanding orders and their status. order numbers. Oracle Financials E-Business Suite Release 12 Period End Procedures 17 . and allows evaluation of the most common cancellation reasons. shipped. Implicit Acceptance. the quantity ordered and the quantity cancelled. or review cancellations by customers.11. and detailed sales credit information for lines in a selected range. Reconcile to Oracle Receivables (Optional) Run the following reports to assist in reconciliation of orders invoiced in the period: a) Commercial Invoice (for all ship dates within the current AR period) The Commercial Invoice Report lists all confirmed shipped items in a delivery. Order Management prints in the report that no invoices exist for that order. If only a delivery name is specified when defining the parameters of this report. b) Salesperson Order Summary Report The Salesperson Order Summary Report reviews orders for one or more salespeople. This report provides a summary of each cancelled order. c) Customer Acceptance Report Generate Pre-billing Acceptance Program for Pre-billing. b) Order/Invoice Detail Report The Order/Invoice Detail Report reviews detailed invoice information for orders that have invoiced. line number and item.

2. Refer to “Entering Bank Statements Manually” and “Loading Bank Statement Open Interface” in the Oracle Cash Management User Guide. and checks cleared needs to be entered into Cash Management. create Oracle Financials E-Business Suite Release 12 Period End Procedures 18 . you can automatically generate system transactions to match banking information once the bank posts the sweeps. Procedures The following steps are taken in performing period-end processing for Oracle Cash Management. During the Bank Reconciliation process miscellaneous transactions can be created for bank-originated entries. The program will scan the bank statement for sweep lines and. 1. deposits received by the bank. Load Bank Statements Detailed information from each bank statement. Complete Daily Cash Management Activities Complete bank account transfers for the day. Cash forecasting is a planning tool that helps anticipate the flow of cash in and out of the enterprise. Business Requirements Oracle Cash Management is an enterprise cash management solution that helps you effectively manage and control the cash cycle. Once the bank statements are imported. if necessary. and send payment instructions to the bank.Chapter 3 Oracle Cash Management This chapter describes the procedures for performing period-end processing in Oracle Cash Management Release 12. bank branches & internal bank accounts setup. based on the cash pool setup in the system. It provides comprehensive bank reconciliation. intra-bank account transfers. run the Sweep Transaction Generation concurrent program. 3. cash pooling and flexible cash forecasting. allowing the projection of cash needs and evaluation of the company's liquidity position. For organizations with high transaction volumes bank statements should be loaded and reconciled on a daily basis. bank. Bank statements can be either manually entered or loaded electronically from information received directly from your bank. such as bank charges and interest. including bank account information. Generate Sweep Transactions If you have target balance or zero balance accounts (ZBA) with your banks. The Bank Reconciliation process enables the verification of entries on the Bank Statement by reconciling that information with system transactions in Oracle Payables. Oracle Receivables and Oracle General Ledger. validate them.

Cash Management provides two methods to undertake reconciliations: a) Automatic Bank statement details are automatically matched and reconciled with subledger transactions. Attention: If you create transactions during the reconciliation process. Reconcile Bank Statements Once detailed bank statement information has been entered into Cash Management. as defined in the Bank Statement Cashflow Mapping. 5. b) Manual This method requires a manual match of bank statement details with subledger transactions. and create cashflows. Once the bank statements are imported. which can be accounted for and subsequently reconciled. This program will scan the bank statement for specific codes. you will need to re-run the ‘Create Accounting’ routine from Oracle Receivables to ensure all information is transferred to the General Ledger. run the Bank Statement Creation concurrent program. you can use the Bank Statement Cashflow Creation program to create system transactions (cash flows) to match banking information. Oracle Financials E-Business Suite Release 12 Period End Procedures 19 . which can be accounted for and subsequently reconciled. 6. 4. Oracle Payables payments or Oracle Receivables receipts can also be manually created. The manual reconciliation method can also be used to reconcile any bank statement details. Create Miscellaneous Transactions During the reconciliation process. the information must be reconciled with the subledger transactions. This method is ideally suited to reconciling bank accounts which have a small volume of monthly transactions. Refer to “Reconciling Bank Statements Manually” in the Oracle Cash Management User Guide. Refer to “Reconciling Bank Statements Automatically” in the Oracle Cash Management User Guide. This method is ideally suited for bank accounts which have a high volume of transactions. Create Bank Statement Cashflows If you have recurring items such as bank fees and interest appear on your bank statement.sweep transactions between your internal bank accounts. Note: The automatic reconciliation process can be set up to create miscellaneous transactions automatically. miscellaneous transactions for bank-originated entries. which could not be reconciled automatically. such as bank charges and errors can be created.

Complete Bank Transfers Complete the bank account transfer whether it is manual or automatic and record the validation if required before completing the transfer. Payment Method. including bank statement header information. Resolve Exceptions on the Auto-Reconciliation Execution Report Resolve the exceptions on the Auto-Reconciliation Execution report by either rerunning the import process or by manually reconciling the exceptions. 7. This report groups transactions by status so that void or reversed transactions are separate from other transactions. This report shows import and reconciliation errors that occurred when running the Auto-Reconciliation program. Review Auto-Reconciliation Execution Report Once the reconciliation process has been completed. statement line detail. 9. This report only lists void payments if the Show Void Payments option on the Systems Parameters window is checked. Transaction Date. It lists detailed transaction information for your Available Receipts. un-reconciled. Resolve Un-reconciled Statement Lines Resolve the un-reconciled statement lines by manually reconciling the statement lines to the available transactions. You may also request it as needed from the Submit Request window. and reconciled transaction detail. which prevented the automatic loading of your bank statement. Detailed information includes the Customer.6a. and gives you the option to select only un-reconciled statement lines. reviewing the reconciliation results is recommended. Currency. 8. This report includes either statement import errors. Run Bank Statement Detail Report This report shows statement and transaction information for a specific bank account statement. reconciled. including the amount entered. It does not list reversed receipts due to user error nor does it list the associated original receipts that were not reconciled. and Amount. This report lists any un-reconciled transactions separately with their current status. Transaction Number. and Available Journal Entries for reconciliation. over-reconciled and under-reconciled. 11. Supplier or Batch Name. Run Transactions Available for Reconciliation Report This report shows all transactions available for reconciliation for a specific bank account. Available Payment. This report lists the details of any miscellaneous transactions that were created in Receivables during the automatic reconciliation process. or your reconciliation exceptions found during the automatic reconciliation process. Oracle Financials E-Business Suite Release 12 Period End Procedures 20 . and the statement totals for each type of transaction. Cash Management automatically produces this report during the automatic reconciliation process. 10.

Valid sources will include Payables and Receivables. It also lists a separate adjustment amount for un-reconciled receipts. This report lists a balance and an adjusted balance for the bank statement. Please make sure you are satisfied with the draft journal entries before creating final accounting. To prevent invalid journal entries to the General Ledger Cash Account enable security rules appropriately.12. * Post journals in General Ledger. 14. which were highlighted during the review of the Account Analysis Report. payments. If you do not transfer the journals to General Ledger immediately. The program creates and optionally transfers and posts journal entries to General Ledger. * Transfer journal entry transactions from Oracle Payables and Oracle Receivables to your General Ledger. Warning: To ensure that this report is accurate. Run the Account Analysis Report for the General Ledger Cash Account Run the Account Analysis Report from General Ledger for the General Ledger Cash Account Flexfield and sort by Source. in which case draft journal entries will be created. Such journals cannot be transferred or posted to General Ledger. and journal entries. the program can be run in a draft mode. Transactions entered directly via General Ledger will have a Source of Manual or possibly Spreadsheet if Web Applications Desktop Integrator (Web ADI) is used. you must first perform these tasks: * Reconcile all statements in Cash Management. as well as bank errors. Attention: Final journal entries cannot be further modified in Cash Management. Review the Account Analysis Report Review the Account Analysis Report to ensure that only bank account related transactions have been posted to the General Ledger Cash Account by checking the Source of the transactions. 16. if transfer from sub-ledgers was not in FINAL POST mode. 13. you can later submit the "Transfer Journal Entries to GL" concurrent program. Oracle Financials E-Business Suite Release 12 Period End Procedures 21 . 15. Post to General Ledger Create journal entries for eligible accounting events generated by Bank Account Transfers and Bank Statement Cash Flows by submitting "Create Accounting" concurrent program. Correct any Invalid Entries to the General Ledger Cash Account (Optional) Reverse or amend any journals incorrectly posted to the General Ledger Cash Account. Run the GL Reconciliation Report Use this report to reconcile the General Ledger cash account to a bank statement balance. In addition to creating final accounting entries.

there may be technical constraints involved. Where detail level accounting transactions are required to be posted to the General Ledger using sub-ledger accounting (hereafter referred to as SLA). ensure you have imported all transactions. and reviewed all audit trails for completeness. that period is opened for all operating units within the ledger.Chapter 4 Oracle Payables This chapter describes the procedures for performing period-end processing in Oracle Payables Release 12. Completing all transactions for Oracle Payables: * Complete Invoices and Credits * Complete Prepayments * Complete Expense Reports * Complete Invoice Import * Complete Payments If you import transactions from an external system. or you are using Internet Expenses or Xpense Xpress. the system asks you to Oracle Financials E-Business Suite Release 12 Period End Procedures 22 . When you attempt to update the period status to ‘closed’ in one operating unit. All of the operating units that share a ledger also share the same period statuses. Subledger Accounting online inquiry and BI Publisher reports can be utilized to report and analyze balances. Then. relating to the physical data storage volume. The posting level for Oracle Payables must be determined when planning period-end procedures. Procedures 1. When you update the period status to ‘open’ in one operating unit. and their transactions. The following steps are taken in performing period-end processing for Oracle Payables. Subledger Accounting can contain all of the detailed subledger accounting level analysis. One consideration for Accounts Payable where there are multiple operating units within the same ledger is that all operating units must be ready to close at the same time. In Release 12 the detailed level of posting can be controlled by GL summarize options and also at SLA journal line type level. so that the general ledger can remain “thin”. the system checks for unposted transactions in all operating units within the ledger. Complete All Transactions for the Period Being Closed Ensure that all transactions have been entered for the period being closed. and posting and report processing speed degradation caused by the sheer volume of posted transactions. Business Requirements Accounts payable activity must be reconciled for the accounting period that is to be closed. If there are unposted transactions in any of the operating units.

transaction currency. 3. transactions that have been accounted with error and all entries that could not be transferred to the general ledger. and transaction number. c) Review the Unaccounted Transactions Report This report enables review of all unaccounted invoice and payment transactions and a view of the reason that Payables cannot account for a transaction. exception. as accounted by SLA. By altering the parameters. through one OU at a time.resolve the un-posted transactions for those operating units before it allows you to close the period for the ledger. source. The report will then show only transactions that had problems that prevented accounting. supplier name. b) Review the Journal Entries Report This report enables review and analysis of accounting entries in the Payables subledger. This report is owned by SLA. You can then correct the problems and resubmit the accounting process. category. 2. Using the report parameters. event type. Data is then sorted by accounting date. resolve any identified holds which will prevent posting to the general ledger. Note that this report does not include invoices that have no distributions. and those which have not been posted but have been accounted. If Multi-org Access Control is implemented. the report also lists those transactions which have been posted in the general ledger. in detail. document number. and event class. Run this report after you have run the Create Accounting Process. and voucher number. and then re-run the Payables Approval process to approve these invoices. Review and Resolve Amounts to Post to the General Ledger a) Review the Invoice on Hold Report This report enables review of any holds currently applied to invoices that would prevent the payment and/or posting of these invoices. Where possible. The report details all invoices that Oracle Payables cannot select for posting and therefore cannot create journal entries. supplier. Accounts Payable sorts the report by transaction type (invoice or payment). so that they can be paid by Oracle Payments and posted to the general ledger. The report also lists. ledger currency. review the details and make necessary changes. SLA groups the report by ledger. Run the Payables Approval Process for All Invoices Run the Payables Approval process to approve all unapproved invoices and invoice lines in the system. d) Optionally run a Payment Process Request at the month end Oracle Financials E-Business Suite Release 12 Period End Procedures 23 . period closing can be performed across OU’s from a single responsibility. When a transaction is accounted with errors. you can produce a detailed or summary listing of the accounting information you want to review.

by payment number. Please review the “Transfer Journal Entries to GL” report generated by this program. Therefore it is necessary to subtract the ‘Discounts Taken’ from the Posted Payment Register report total and then compare this calculated amount to the total displayed on the Payments Register Report. make sure there are no errors reported on this report. including discounts. Reconcile Payments to Bank Statement Activity for the Period Refer to Chapter 3 Period-End Procedures for Oracle Cash Management. 5. and posted in the general ledger. When accounting mode is Final and transfer to GL is set to ‘No’ then. or finalize any outstanding payments. “Transfer Journal Entries to GL” program needs to be run from the Standard Report Submission (SRS) window.By running a month end Payment Process request. Warning: The report total only shows the net (less discounts) payment amount. e) Confirm all Payment Instructions Run the Payment Instruction Register for the period that is to be closed. in ascending order. whereas the Posted Payment Register total is the total payment amount. Attention: Oracle Payables prevents the closing of a period in which all payments have not been confirmed. you may create a payment for as many due invoices as possible. The transactions that have been accounted in Final Post have already been transferred to. 4. these two reports would not balance. Actual payments can be compared against this register to verify that Oracle Payables/Oracle Payments has recorded payments correctly. The Payment Instruction Register lists each payment created for a payment process profile or for a manual payment. A draft entry does not update balances and does not reserve funds. Check the status of the Payment Process Request/Payments/Payment Instructions to ensure that all payments have been processed. This report can be used to review payment activity for each bank account used during the specified time period. The transactions in draft accounting mode can be included on accounting reports but cannot be transferred to the general ledger. If only verifying report totals. Transfer All Approved Invoices and Payments to the General Ledger Release 12 provides 3 modes of accounting: Final. The report lists each payment in a payment process request. f) Optionally run the Payments Register The Payment Register details payments printed in a particular accounting period. This report is automatically submitted when payment instructions are being created and can also be submitted from the standard report submission (SRS) screen. Oracle Financials E-Business Suite Release 12 Period End Procedures 24 . including setup and overflow payment documents. The transactions that have been accounted in the Final Mode have been transferred to GL or can still be within the subledger based on the parameter Transfer to General Ledger (either 'Yes or 'No') in the Create Accounting program. Final Post and Draft. Use Oracle Payments to confirm any payment instructions.

and can be used to verify that the total invoice amount equals the total invoice distribution amount. a) The Subledger Accounting Program Report generated by the Create Accounting program. Posting is determined by the parameter ‘Post in GL’ which is set during Create Accounting. This report also provides any errors that may have occurred during generation of the journal entries. unless you have modified the SLA rules to create alternative accounting entries to address your specific business needs. the current accounting period. if your accounting practices permit it. This report provides either the summary or details (dependent on the parameters provided during Create Accounting program) of the subledger journal entries created as a result of running “Create Accounting Program”.SLA creates detail or summary journal entries for all eligible events when you post. The following reports can be run to review the invoices and payments that were posted to Oracle General Ledger. Submit the Unaccounted Transactions Sweep Program The Unaccounted Transactions Sweep Program transfers unaccounted transactions from one accounting period to another. Attention: The generated journal batch needs to be posted from within Oracle General Ledger if the mode of accounting was ‘Final’. and can be used to review the payment activity for each bank account used during that period. b) The Posted Invoices Register This report is used to review invoices for which information has been posted to Oracle General Ledger to create journal entries. The journal batch will be automatically posted in General Ledger if the mode of accounting was ‘FINAL’ and Post in GL was set to ‘Yes’.e. you might want to use this program to change the accounting date of the transactions to the next open period. 7. i. Because you cannot close a Payables period that has unaccounted transactions in it. you have invoices for which you cannot resolve holds before the close. 6. creating journal entries for these invoice and payment transactions. Payment journal entries debit the liability account and credit the cash account of the bank account used to pay an invoice. Invoice journal entries debit the expense or other account entered on an invoice distribution line. for the period that is to be closed. and your accounting practices allow you to change invoice Oracle Financials E-Business Suite Release 12 Period End Procedures 25 . c) The Posted Payments Register This report is used to review the payments posted to Oracle General Ledger during a particular accounting period. For example. The journal entries are posted in Oracle General Ledger to update account balances. Transfer to General Ledger was ‘Yes’ and Post in GL was set to ‘No’. The report lists each Accounts Payable Liability Accounting Flexfield and the invoices posted to the account. from Oracle Payables. Review the Payables to General Ledger Posting process After Completion. The Create Accounting process transfers data to the General Ledger tables. and credit the liability account specified on the invoice.

2. In the Sweep to Period field. Payables opens a message window. The program transfers unaccounted transactions to the period you specify by updating the GL dates to the first day of the new period. Payables opens the Sweep to Period window. You can also generate the Subledger Period Close Exceptions Report through a concurrent request as follows: * For the application associated with the responsibility * For all applications in the General Ledger responsibility 9. To create successful accounting entries for accounted transactions with errors. It is automatically submitted by General Ledger when closing a GL period if there are unprocessed accounting events or untransferred journal entries. Choose the Sweep button. Accrue Uninvoiced Receipts (Refer to Chapter 7 Period-End Procedures for Oracle Purchasing) 10. 8. Choose the Submit button to submit the Unaccounted Transactions Sweep Program. In the Control Payables Periods window if you try to close a period that has exceptions then the system enables the Exceptions button. Payables automatically produces the Unaccounted Transactions Sweep report. You can accept this default or enter another open period.distribution GL dates. Payables provides the next open period. Choose the Exceptions button in the Control Payables Periods window. From the window you can choose the following buttons: • Review (This submits the Period Close Exceptions Report. you can submit this program to change invoice distribution GL dates to the first day of the next open period so you can close the current period. or accounted transactions with errors. Close the Current Oracle Payables Period Close the accounting period by using the Control Payables Periods window to set the Period Status to ‘closed’. correct any accounting errors and resubmit the Create Accounting Process. The ‘Unaccounted Transactions Sweep Program’ will not roll forward accounted transactions. To submit the Unaccounted Transactions Sweep Program: 1. You can then close the current accounting period in Oracle Payables. 4. The Subledger Period Close Exceptions Report lists all accounting events and journal entries that fail period close validation. This process automatically submits the Subledger Period Close Exceptions Report.) • Sweep 3. Reconcile Oracle Payables Activity for the Period a) Run the Open Account AP Balance Listing Report (Accounts Payable Trial Balance*) Oracle Financials E-Business Suite Release 12 Period End Procedures 26 .

Report Name = "Open Account AP Balances Listing" Short Name = XLAAPRPT This is the subledger Open Account Balance Listing report modified for Payables and should be used as the Trial Balance.1 for more details on this report. use the applicable Payables modified version of the report.1 to understand which specific report is applicable in your case. the following reconciliation method can be used: Use the following reports to reconcile your transferred invoices and payments to ensure that your Trial Balance accurately reflects your accounts payable liability: Open Account AP Balance Listing Report or Accounts Payable Trial Balance (for last day of prior period).This report is a modified version of the Open Account Balance Listing report.1 and 553484. it should be disabled in R12. journal entries should be posted for the invoice and payment activity for the period. prior to running the report. 2. Please refer to the My Oracle Support note # 604739. This report can be used to generate payables trial balance. for a specific accounting period. there are 4 Concurrent Programs related to the trial balance: 1.This report basically generates the payables trial balance that can be used for reconciliation of the total accounts payable liabilities in Oracle Payables. 4. Report Name = "Open Account Balance Listing" Short Name = XLATBRPT This is a Subledger Accounting report. with the Oracle General Ledger Creditors Control Account. To obtain the most up-to-date trial balance for a given period. Instead. Report Name = "Accounts Payable Trial Balance (Old) " Short Name = APXTRBAL This is the R11i Accounts Payable Trial Balance. 3. The Open Account AP Balance Listing is based on a Subledger Accounting extract and enables you to identify the open Accounts Payable transactions that make up each Accounts Payable balance. this is the correct report name to run if Trial Balance Remodel Phase 4 or higher has been applied. The report provides details of the outstanding accounts payable liability for the organization. *Accounts Payable Trial Balance report name. Report Name = "Accounts Payable Trial Balance" Short Name = APXTRBAL This is the R12 Accounts Payable Trial Balance. This is run to generate trail balance as of last day of prior period. For reconciliation of Oracle Payables and Oracle General Ledger when posting is only performed at period end. Please refer to the My Oracle Support note # 553484. Oracle Financials E-Business Suite Release 12 Period End Procedures 27 . In R12. This report should NOT be used for Payables.

Open Account AP Balances Report (or Accounts Payable Trial Balance) =0 Attention: When posting to the General Ledger is performed multiple times throughout each accounting period.Invoice journals must be posted in general ledger to appear on this report. be sure to post the transactions in the general ledger.Payment journals must be posted in general ledger to appear on this report. you can use the Account Analysis report and the General Ledger reports to determine what journals are being posted to that account. run the Transfer Journal Entries to GL Program for all transactions in the period that you are reconciling. Payables Posted Payment Register . third party. Attention: Typical AP/GL Reconciliation Example 31st March Open Account AP Balances Report (or Accounts Payable Trial Balance) + April Payables Posted Invoice Register –April Payables Posted Payment Register –. the Posted Invoices Register and Posted Payments Register reports must be run after each posting run. Before running your reports.Payables Posted Invoice Register . Also. for reconciliation of Oracle Payables liabilities with Oracle General Ledger’s Trade Creditor Control Account. It retrieves the following information: * Third party balances for third party control accounts * Subledger journal entry lines that add up to the total period activity for each control account. b) Run Third Party Balances Report (Optional) This report is used to display balance and account activity information for suppliers and customers. Open Account AP Balance Listing Report or Accounts Payable Trial Balance (for last day of current period).30th April. Attention: A comparison between the accounts in payables with the accounts in GL might not match. For more information refer to ‘SLA Implementation Guide’. and third party site * Third party and third party site information * User transaction identifiers for the associated event Oracle Financials E-Business Suite Release 12 Period End Procedures 28 . This is run to generate trial balance as of last day of current period) This balancing process will help you ensure that all liabilities recorded in Payables are reflected in the general ledger AP liability accounts. as SLA has the ability to override the accounting. If the balance reported by the Open Account AP Balances Report (or Accounts Payable Trial Balance) does not equal the balance in the AP liability account.

For foreign currency assets. general ledger journal entries imported from SLA are not included in the report. and confirmed all invoice holds. which is required to be reported to the relevant Tax Authority. Suggestion: If the volume of transactions in Accounts Payable requiring Assets update is large. Review this report. The mass addition line appears in Oracle Assets with the functional currency amount. Payables sends the invoice distribution amount in the converted functional currency. you can review them in the Prepare Mass Additions window in Oracle Assets. 13. you should consider running the Mass Additions Create process on a more regular basis. 11. Output from the tax extract is designed to look as close to a simple tax report as possible. and carry forwards. submit the Mass Additions Create program to transfer capital invoice line distributions from Oracle Payables to Oracle Assets. Optionally compare it with ‘Third Party Balances’ report (if applicable). The E-Business Tax data extract draws tax information from each application and stores the data in an interface table. Run Reports for Tax Reporting Purposes (Optional) A variety of standard reports can be used to provide tax information. After you create mass additions. 12. It is recommended to do a final Mass Additions Create after the period close to ensure that all Payables invoices are: * Included in the correct period and * Any additional invoicing will become part of the next periods invoice and asset processing period.The balances in this report can be compared with the general ledger balances for the same control accounts to reconcile. c) Submit and review Account Analysis Report The Account Analysis Report provides drill-down information about the movement on a particular account for a period or range of periods. Note: To avoid duplication with subledger journal entries. Open the Next Oracle Payables Period Open the next accounting period by using the Control Payables Periods window to set the Period Status to Open. It only includes journal entries transferred to and posted to general ledger. Oracle Financials E-Business Suite Release 12 Period End Procedures 29 . Run Mass Additions Transfer to Oracle Assets After you have completed all Payables transaction entries. This report is owned by SLA. including withholding tax. Withholding tax is handled by Payables whereas other tax requirements are handled by E-Business Tax.

The Key Indicators Report generates the following reports: a) Key Indicators Current Activity Report Use the Key Indicators Report to review your accounts payable department's productivity. When you submit the Key Indicators Report. b) Key Indicators Invoice Activity Report Report that compares the invoice activity for each of your accounts payable processors during the period you specify and the previous period. The report lists. This report provides detail tax and invoice information and the total amounts for each tax rate code in the invoice currency and functional currency. The Key Indicators Report provides current activity indicators that compare current period activity with prior period activity in three major areas: suppliers. Payables further breaks down each category into basic items. Run the Key Indicators Report (Optional) This report enables review of the accounts payables department’s productivity. distributions of all posted or partially posted invoices. c) Key Indicators State of the System Report Oracle Financials E-Business Suite Release 12 Period End Procedures 30 . payments and matching holds in the system. and review the current number of suppliers. for each invoice. both the tax amount and the invoice amount subject to tax. exception items. This statistical information can be useful for cash flow analysis and forecasting purposes. when combined with similar information from Oracle Accounts Receivable. The report provides the number of transactions for each indicator (such as number of automatic payments created during a period) and amount values where applicable to the Key Indicator (such as total value of automatic payments created during a period). and Oracle General Ledger. Oracle Payables generates reports you can use to review payables transaction activity. The Tax Reporting Ledger consists of accounting information created in Oracle Payables. The report includes.Suggested Reports include: Financial Tax Register Use the Financial Tax Register to view the output from the Tax Reporting Ledger. and updates. 14. The short name of this report is ZXXTATAT. Oracle Payables produces this report only if you choose ‘Yes’ for the Include Invoice Detail parameter. and payments. for each tax rate code. invoices. Note: Please refer to Oracle E-Business Tax Reporting Guide for complete details on tax related reports. invoices. The short name of this report is RXZXPFTR. These tax registers are available: • Tax Register (default) • Interim Tax Register • Nonrecoverable Tax Register These summary levels are available within each Tax Register: • Transaction Distribution Level • Transaction Level (default) • Transaction Line Level Tax Audit Trail Report Use the Tax Audit Trail report to review tax information for posted or partially posted invoices.

* Average payments per invoice (number of invoices divided by the number of scheduled payments). Payments: * Number of payments (both manual and computer generated) created and recorded in Payables. * Average matching holds per invoice on matching hold (number of matching holds divided by the number of invoices on matching hold). * Invoice payments (number of invoice payments made by Payables . * Average lines per invoice (number of invoices divided by the number of distributions. * Average invoices per payment (number of payment documents divided by the number of invoice payments). it includes: Suppliers: * Number of suppliers.The Key Indicators State-of-the-System Report provides a period-end view of Oracle Payables. as well as average values. * Number of supplier sites. * Number of invoice distributions. *Average sites per supplier (number of sites divided by the number of suppliers).) * Scheduled payments (number of scheduled payments based on payment terms and manual adjustments in the Scheduled Payments tab). Invoices: * Number of invoices. For example. Matching holds: * Matching holds (number of matching holds in Payables).a payment document can pay multiple invoices). Oracle Financials E-Business Suite Release 12 Period End Procedures 31 .

Oracle Financials E-Business Suite Release 12 Period End Procedures 32 . Most subledgers have a periodic cycle that parallels the general ledger fiscal cycle. * Open . However. but can be re-opened if required.Chapter 5 Oracle Projects This chapter describes the procedures for performing period-end processing in Oracle Projects Release 12. then you may need to put in place special procedures for the reconciliation of Projects to the general ledger. Project periods may be based on a different period of time such as a week. Usually used where modules are maintained in different periods. * Closed . and transactions are likely to be posted across modules. such as a 5-4-4 period split.Period is available for data entry. * Pending Close . * Permanently Closed . projects may be based on a different periodic cycle to that of the general ledger. Project Periods and General Ledger Periods In Oracle subledgers. while allowing minimum interruption of transaction processing. If the two sets of periods overlap. such as Projects.Period is open to accept transactions from other modules.This status prevents transaction entry. Business Requirements Period end procedures for Oracle Projects have two main functions: Changing the status of the current period to closed Activating all the processes and controls necessary to produce reports that accurately reflect the period activity. Period Statuses Oracle Projects has statuses similar to the standard period statuses as in other modules: *Never Opened . This will enable you to more easily align Projects with General Ledger for reconciliation purposes. you may want to consider using one of the alternate general ledger period conventions.Period is closed for processing. transactions are summarized into periodic cycles for reporting and reconciliation. and allows users to correct unprocessed items prior to completing the period close. Suggestion: If you have different periods in Projects. * Future Enterable .No further processing is possible. and other modules.Period has never been used.

then you can run the process “PRC: Sweep Transaction Accounting Events” to change the date on unaccounted transaction accounting events to the first day of the next open GL period. Complete all Maintenance Activities As there are a number of maintenance activities that can affect the period close procedure. which allows you to interface and adjust transactions in the period but does not allow transaction entry.General Exception Handling at Period End If you do not want to correct exceptions during the current GL period. This process needs to be performed for each operating unit defined. you should ensure that all the following maintenance activities have been completed: Project Maintenance (revenue/billing based options) * Billing burden schedules and burden schedule overrides * Bill rate schedules and bill rate overrides * Project labor multiplier changes * Revenue budget changes * Project/Task % complete * Funding changes * Changes in the task Ready to Accrue checkbox Implementation Maintenance Oracle Financials E-Business Suite Release 12 Period End Procedures 33 . Procedures 1. without accounting for them. Open the Next Oracle Projects Period It is recommended that you open the next period to minimize interruption to users who may require the ability to enter transactions in the new period during the current period close procedure. You can generate the Subledger Period Close Exceptions Report through a concurrent request for the application associated with the responsibility or for all applications in the General Ledger responsibility. 3. 2. The Subledger Period Close Exceptions Report lists all accounting events and journal entries that fail period close validation. This process needs to be performed for each operating unit defined. Change the Current Oracle Projects Period Status from Open to Pending Close This is an interim status.

or use function and responsibility restrictions to prevent access to these areas during the period close procedure. Run PRC: Add New Organization Compiled Burden Multipliers c) If changes or additions were made to pre-existing resource lists. Run Maintenance Processes It is recommended that the following maintenance processes be run in preparation for the period end: a) Run Burden Schedule maintenance to assure that all burden schedules have been compiled. update the project summary amounts before. d) Run PRC: Update Project Summary Amounts After Resource List Change 5. 4. verify that all timecards are entered or accounted for. If Oracle Projects is the direct data source for payroll or for reconciling labor costs to payroll. Transaction Source = Oracle Self-Service Time. Verify that all pre-approved timesheet batches in the current PA period have been released and approved. Run PRC: Transaction Import.* Employee assignments * Labor cost rates * Standard costing burden schedule maintenance Other Maintenance * Retroactive changes in employee assignments * Retroactive changes in labor cost rates * Changes in Auto-Accounting Rules or Lookup Sets Suggestion: You may need to implement workflow procedures. the period close. Complete All Transactions for the Period Being Closed Enter and Approve all Timesheets for the PA Period Import all timesheets entered via Self-Service Time. not during. Attention: One rejected expenditure item will cause an entire expenditure to be rejected. Oracle Financials E-Business Suite Release 12 Period End Procedures 34 . Run PRC: Compile All Burden Schedule Revisions b) Run organization maintenance to ensure all organizations have been added to all affected compiled burden schedules.

The following transaction sources are pre-defined. Run the Cost Distribution Processes Run all cost distribution processes to cost all enabled expenditures that have an expenditure item earlier than or equal to the current reporting PA period end date: * PRC: Distribute Labor Costs * PRC: Distribute Usage & Miscellaneous Costs * PRC: Distribute Expense Report Adjustments Oracle Financials E-Business Suite Release 12 Period End Procedures 35 . import all eligible expense reports from Oracle Payables to create pre-approved expense report batches. Warning: If your PA period matches a GL/AP month end. 6. Run PRC: Interface Expense Reports from Payables Project Related Inventory Transactions Note: the following processes must be completed within Oracle Inventory prior to importing project related inventory transactions: * Run the Cost Collector * Project Cost Transfer * Run PRC: Transaction Import. These expense reports may have been entered via Self-Service Expenses or Expense Reports in Oracle Payables. Access to these activities should be controlled. Source Description Inventory Inventory Misc Work In Process Manufacturing Material Costs Inventory Issues and Receipts entered in the Miscellaneous Transactions window in Oracle Inventory Manufacturing Resource Costs Attention: Entering new expenditures or adjusting existing expenditures during the final cost distribution process may cause reconciliation problems. import all eligible supplier invoices from Oracle Payables. Run PRC: Interface Supplier Invoices from Payables Interface Expense Reports from Oracle Payables Before generating project revenue or running final cost distribution processes. after verifying that all transactions for the period have been accounted for.Run the AUD: Missing Timecards Report Interface Supplier Invoices from Oracle Payables Before generating project revenue or running final cost event processes. ensure that all new supplier invoices processing for the current GL period has stopped.

or completed more succinctly. and/or resolved prior to continuing with the period close. Note: Ensure that all interface transaction reports and exception reports are completed successfully. Attention: You can interface asset lines to Oracle Assets only after you have transferred the underlying expenditure items to General Ledger.* PRC: Distribute Supplier Invoice Adjustment Costs * PRC: Distribute Borrowed and Lent Amounts * PRC: Total Burdened Cost (If using Project Burdening) * PRC: Create and Distribute Burdened Transactions (If using Project Burdening) Note: PRC: Distribute Expense Report is now obsolete. The programs to be run are: PRC: Generate Cost Accounting Events and PRC: Generate Cross Charge Accounting Events. then submit PRC: Submit Interface Streamline Processes with the appropriate streamline parameters to transfer the costs to GL. This program has to be run to generate accounting events. 7. Transfer from Projects to GL can be achieved by submitting the ‘Create Accounting’ – (PRC: Create Accounting) process from the SRS screen. all asset lines have been generated by running the PRC: Generate Assets Lines for a range of projects process. Interface Cost Transactions to Other Applications You must successfully interface all relevant costs to Oracle Payables. the order of some of the above steps may be changed. which will be later used by SLA. transfers & posts to GL with the appropriate parameters. Oracle General Ledger and Oracle Assets or revenue to Oracle Receivables before you can change the status of the current PA period to Closed. Journal Import can be submitted from GL to import the costs into GL. If you use the Streamline process. which ensures that processes and reports are run and completed in the correct order. Oracle Financials E-Business Suite Release 12 Period End Procedures 36 . For more information refer to Oracle Project Costing User guide. If accounting was performed without transferring to GL. Suggestion: Some of the above reports and processes may be run using Submit Streamline Processes. This program is owned by SLA and creates accounting. 6a. Run the Generate Cost Accounting Events Program This is a new program in R12. Interface CIP Assets to Oracle Assets Run PRC: Interface Assets This process requires that prior to interfacing.

8. Generate Draft Revenue for All Projects After all the cost distributions processes have completed successfully and all supplier invoices have been imported from Oracle Payables, run the mass project revenue generation process. Run PRC: Generate Draft Revenue for a Range of Projects for all projects. Attention: Concurrent Revenue processes can be run only if the ranges of projects specified for the processes do not overlap 9. Review and Release Revenue for All Projects Perform a review of the revenue generated and approve the same. 10. Run Generation Revenue Accounting Events Process Run PRC: Generate Revenue Accounting Events to generate events for revenue. These events will be used subsequently by the Create Accounting process to generate accounting. 11. Run Create Accounting to Process Revenue Accounting Events This program is used to generate accounting and then transfer it to the General Ledger based on appropriate parameters. If accounting is generated in FINAL mode with Transfer to General Ledger being set to ‘No’ then run PRC: Transfer Journal Entries to GL with parameters to either post in GL or just to leave it unposted. If it is transferred unposted, the General Ledger posting program needs to be submitted. Attention: Interface processes have become obsolete. The same is achieved by PRC: Create Accounting

12. Generate Invoices Run PRC: Generate Invoices to generate invoices to be interfaced to Oracle Receivables. Run PRC: Generate Inter-Company Invoices for a Range of Projects for all projects. This process: * Creates inter-company invoices from cross–charged transactions previously identified by inter-company billing to be processed for cross charging. * Deletes unreleased inter-company invoices. * Creates inter-company credit memos and invoice cancellations. 13. Transfer Invoices to Oracle Receivables Run PRC: Interface Invoices to Receivables Run PRC: Interface Inter-Company Invoices to Receivables

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14. Run Period Close Exceptions and Tieback Reports Run the period close exceptions reports to identify transactions that have not been fully processed, and that would prevent you from closing the PA period: * AUD: Cross Charge GL Audit * AUD: Missing Timecards * EXC: Transaction Exception Details * EXC: Transaction Exception Summary * PRC: Tieback Invoices from Receivables The tieback process from GL has become obsolete. Review the report generated by Create Accounting/Transfer to GL processes for any errors. Review these reports and make all the indicated corrections. After the corrections are made, run the reports again until there are no exceptions. Suggestion: Some of the above reports and processes may be run using the Submit Streamline Processes process. This process ensures processes and reports are run and completed in the correct order. If you use the Streamline process, the order of some of the above steps may be changed, or completed more succinctly. All the streamline options are not available in R12. Some of them have become obsolete. Please refer to the relevant financials and projects user guides. 15. Run Final Project Costing and Revenue Management Reports Run all of the following project costing management reports: * MGT: Revenue, Cost Budgets by Resources (Project Level) * MGT: Task - Revenue, Cost, Budgets by Resources * MGT: Revenue, Cost, Budgets by Work Breakdown Structure * MGT: Employee Activity Report * MGT: Invoice Review * MGT: Unbilled Receivables Aging * MGT: Agreement Status by Customer 16. Change the Current Oracle Projects Period Status from Pending Close to Closed When changing the status to Closed, the system checks to see if any unprocessed items exist in the period. If unprocessed items exist, the change of status is not allowed.

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Re-run the period close exception reports to identify any unprocessed items. This process needs to be performed for each operating unit defined. 17. Advance the PA Reporting Period (Optional) When you are ready to view the updated summary amounts for the next PA period in the Project Summary Inquiry window, advance the PA Reporting Period. Only one period can be designated as the current reporting period for Project Status Inquiry. The current reporting period does not have to be an open period. 18. Update Project Summary Amounts To enable users to view the latest data in the Project Status Inquiry Window, you must run a final project summary update for the current reporting (pending close) PA period. Attention: The update process cannot run concurrently with the interface processes. Warning: Do not run PRC: Update Project Summary Amounts After Resource List Change during the closing or post-closing processes. 19. Restore Access to User Maintenance Activities After the project summary amounts have been updated for the closed, current reporting period, restore access to user maintenance activities. 20. Reconcile Cost Distribution Lines with General Ledger (Optional) The following Project Subledger Audit Reports print cost distribution lines related to projects. These reports enable you to drill down from a GL account balance in the trial balance to the individual project–related transactions: * Run AUD: Project Subledger Summary * Run AUD: Project Subledger: Detail by Project * Run AUD: Project Subledger: Detail by Expenditure Type 21. Permanently Close the Oracle Projects Period (Optional) When you are satisfied with the closing of the PA period and will not need to reopen the period, change the status of the PA period to Permanently Closed. Warning: Once a period is permanently closed it can never be re-opened.

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Chapter 6 Oracle Receivables
This chapter describes the procedures for performing period-end processing in Oracle Receivables Release 12.

Business Requirements
Oracle Receivables requires periodic internal reconciliation of the transactions entered into the Accounts Receivables system. Oracle Receivables provides a comprehensive set of reports to facilitate the reconciliation of outstanding customer balances, transactions, receipts, and account balances. The application provides the functionality to enable reconciliation of your subledger, before posting to the General Ledger. Posting to the General Ledger allows the extraction of details from Oracle Receivables, and the creation of journal entries in the General Ledger. After posting to the General Ledger, it is possible to reconcile Oracle Receivables with the General Ledger by verifying that all the correct journal entries were made.

Procedures
The following steps are taken in performing period-end processing for Oracle Receivables. 1. Complete All Transactions for the Period Being Closed Ensure that all transactions have been entered for the period being closed. Completing all transactions for Oracle Receivables: * Complete Invoicing, Credits and Adjustments * Complete Receipts and Reversals * Complete Invoice and Customer Import * Complete Lock Box Processing * Run the revenue recognition program (Optional; required if OM-shipping is used) If you import transactions from an external system or Oracle Projects, ensure that you have imported all transactions and master files, and reviewed all audit trails for completeness. 2. Reconcile Transaction Activity for the Period Reconcile the transaction activity in Oracle Receivables, before posting to the General Ledger using SLA. This reconciliation process checks that Oracle Receivables transactions are balanced, ensuring that all items eligible for posting are reflected on the Sales Journal. Run the following reports for the same accounting period date range: a. Transaction Register
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This report details all the transactions (i. document number. tax). the report also lists those transactions. By using the following formula. credit memos. and Transaction Currency. This report details. using the Sales Journal by Customer report. event type. Sales Journal by Customer Report and the Sales Journal by GL Account Report This report enables the review of all transactions for the specified period. specified for the period being reconciled. invoices. transactions that have been accounted with error. freight. The total on the Sales Journal by GL Account should equal the total of items eligible for posting as listed on the Transaction Register. customer name. which have been posted in general ledger. and voucher number. SLA groups the report by ledger. and those which are yet to be posted but have been accounted. the general ledger distributions for posted and/or un-posted invoices for the specified period. When a transaction is accounted with errors. Attention: Ensure that the monthly transaction total is accurate and that no distribution issues exist. debit memos. The summary totals for the sales journal are by Posting Status. Company. you can produce a detailed or summary listing of the accounting information you want to review. $100 + (2 * $20) = Debits $120 + Credits $20 ($120 Debits . by account type (i. revenue. ensure that the Transaction Register matches the Sales Journal: Transaction Register (Items eligible for posting) + 2 * Credit Memo Total = Sales Journal (Debits plus Credits) E. Note: To avoid duplication with subledger journal entries. guarantees and chargebacks) entered with a GL date between the period start and period end dates. as they are negative on the Transaction Register and positive on the Sales Journal. Using the report parameters. This report shows transactions which were entered and completed.g. research the customer balances to find out which balance does not tally. d. and all entries that could not be transferred to the general ledger. receivables. review the details and make the necessary changes. b.e. By altering the parameters. source. The report also lists in detail. AR to GL Reconciliation Report Oracle Financials E-Business Suite Release 12 Period End Procedures 41 . Data is then sorted by accounting date.$20 Credits) Attention: The Transaction Register total for any credits must be adjusted. general ledger journal entries imported from Subledger Accounting are not included in the report. Journal Entries Report This report enables the review and analysis of accounting entries in the Receivables subledger.e. as accounted by SLA. If any discrepancies are evident. category. and event class. c. ledger currency. deposits.

and * You have reviewed the Unposted Items report to confirm that all journal entries have posted. known as the Roll Forward Formula: Period-End Balance = Outstanding Balance at Start of Period + Transactions + Adjustments – Invoice Exceptions – Applied Receipts – Unapplied Receipts The following list represents the various components that affect a customer’s balance and the reports.Unposted Oracle Receivables journals in the general ledger.Journal entries posted to the General Ledger from other subledgers. Run the AR to GL Reconciliation report: * After the Create Accounting program in Receivables has completed. * Unposted in GL . The Potential Reconciling Items report addresses this issue by suggesting journal items that might potentially post to GL accounts with unexpected account types. thus creating reconciliation issues in Oracle General Ledger. If the actual balance of a specific account is different in Receivables than in GL. This report will show a difference between Receivables and GL account balances only if items did not successfully post to GL accounts. even if the data matches. then the following columns highlight the type of journals that affect the account balances: * GL Source Manual . which can be run and reviewed to reconcile these components: Component Beginning Balance Transactions Adjustments Exceptions Report Aging reports Transaction Register Adjustment Register Invoice Exceptions Report Oracle Financials E-Business Suite Release 12 Period End Procedures 42 . * GL Subledgers Not AR . During the internal reconciliation process.The AR to GL Reconciliation report compares the account balances in Oracle Receivables to those in Oracle General Ledger. This report simplifies the reconciliation process by comparing Receivables and General Ledger account balances in a single place. and highlights journal sources where discrepancies might exist. using the following formula. and * You have used the posting execution reports to confirm that the journal entries exported from Receivables match those posted in General Ledger. 3. the journals could still post to incorrect GL accounts. The Difference column indicates how the activity in Receivables compares to the journal source of Receivables in the General Ledger. However.Manual journal entries made in the General Ledger. use the AR Reconciliation report to confirm that your transactional and accounting data match. Reconcile Outstanding Customer Balances Reconcile the outstanding customer balances at the beginning of a specified period with the ending balance for the same period. such as Oracle Payables or a legacy feeder system.

you can review the detailed information on the Receipts Journal Report. and therefore do not show up in the aging reports. If any of the Receipts listed can now be applied to outstanding transactions. batch name. Oracle Financials E-Business Suite Release 12 Period End Procedures 43 . which are not open in Receivables. The Journal Entries Report shows the receipt numbers that contribute to a particular GL account. payment date. and unapplied amount. on-account amount. This report includes both cash and miscellaneous receipts. Review the Unapplied Receipts Register Use the Unapplied Receipts Register to review detailed information about your customers’ on-account and unapplied payments for the date range that you specify. You can use this report to determine how much your customer owes after taking into account all on-account and unapplied amounts. 4. b) Receipt Register Use this report to review a list of receipts for a specified date range. Receivables displays information about your on-account or unapplied payment such as GL date. 5. payment number.Applied Receipts Applied Receipts Register (Identify payments received from customers) Unapplied and Unresolved Receipts Register (identify payments received from customers) Aging report (as of the last day of the accounting period) Unapplied Receipts Ending Balance Attention: You can use the Invoice Exceptions Report to adjust the Transaction Register for any transactions. Using the receipt number. Reconcile Receipts Ensure that Oracle Receivables receipts balance by running the following reports: a) Receipts Journal Report This report displays details of receipts that appear in the Journal Entries Report. you can perform this action by re-querying the receipts and following the normal application procedure. payment method. batch source.

Attention: Normally the total of the Receipts Journal report should equal the total of all the receipts in the Receipt Register for the same GL date range. 6. Both reports display invoice related receipts and miscellaneous receipts. Bug 7423482: Receipt Register and Receipt Journal do not show on-account activity – deemed functionality. Reconcile the General Ledger Transfer Process The Create Accounting program produces the Subledger Accounting Program report that shows you the subledger journal entries created for successful accounting events. The accounting is done at the ledger level and the program has the ability to transfer and import into the General Ledger based on the parameters specified. If Create Accounting is submitted in the ‘Final’ mode without transferring it to the General Ledger. Bug 7589198: Receipt Register does not match Receipt journal – deemed functionality (similar to Bug 7423482).1: Unable to Reconcile Receipt Register to Receipt Journal – Enhancement 5567693 is still pending. After internally reconciling the transactions and receipts using these two reports. Create Accounting will generate a report which details the transferred transactions. Reconcile Receipts to Bank Statement Activity for the Period (Refer to Chapter 3 Period-End Procedures for Oracle Cash Management) Attention: The Create Accounting process must be re-run for any miscellaneous accounting entries generated from the bank reconciliation. Post to the General Ledger Prior to posting to the General Ledger. the entries will have to be transferred separately. Compare this report to the Journal Entries Report (run in Posted status mode) and verify that they match. The posting process for Oracle Receivables involves a single step: Create Accounting This process can be submitted from the transactions screen to account for a specific receivables transaction or from the SRS screen to account for all receivables transactions. Once transactions and receipts have been transferred to the GL tables. it is possible to perform external reconciliation during and after the posting process. transactions in error etc. See the following My Oracle Support bugs and enhancement requests for more details: Note 393682. Oracle Receivables regards these items as having been ‘posted’ within the sub-ledger. the Receipts Journal Report and Sales Journal display the transactions that would be posted to the General Ledger (provided the posting process was run for the same GL date range). for transfer to the General Ledger. Use the same General Ledger date ranges for the Journal Entries Report and the Create Accounting program. 7. 8. Oracle Financials E-Business Suite Release 12 Period End Procedures 44 .

and compare the total with the Journal Import Execution Report. then AR distribution accounting is displayed. the Receipts Journal Report (in ‘transaction’ mode) and the Journal Entries Report for posted items. the following statements apply: If SLA final accounting lines exist. For more information on the setup of balance forward billing. 9. If the Balance Forward Billing functionality is used. All of the operating units that share a ledger also share the same period statuses. No or ALL. 11. When running any Oracle Receivables reports that display accounting involving transactions that have been posted to GL. they can run Journal Entries Report using Sequence Ranges created in the Create Accounting program run. When you update the period statuses to ‘Open’ in one operating unit. which users can copy and modify the report template according to their needs. refer to the Oracle Receivables Implementation Guide or the Oracle Receivables User Guide. Note: Balance Forward Billing replaces consolidated billing invoices (CBI) feature of 11i. Close the Current Oracle Receivables Period Close the current period in Oracle Receivables using the Open/Close Accounting Periods window.Account balances for transactions and receipts can be reconciled by generating the Sales Journal by GL Account Report. Print Invoices Once you are satisfied that the customer balances are reconciled. Attention: The ‘Detail by Account’ version of the Journal Entries Report may be the most useful for reconciliation in this case. Oracle Financials E-Business Suite Release 12 Period End Procedures 45 . and comparing them with the Journal Entries Report output. The account totals in the Sales and Receipt journals should match the corresponding account balances in the Journal Entries Report. that period is opened for all operating units within the ledger. then SLA accounting is displayed. ensure that the consolidated (BFB) invoices have been generated for the current period. ensure all the invoices generated during the month have been printed and issued. Attention: If the customer is using Reporting/Accounting sequences. If SLA accounting lines do not exist. 10. Reconcile the Journal Import by manually reviewing the transactions in the Subledger Accounting Program Report. Reconcile the Journal Import Process Create Accounting program submits Journal Import automatically when launched in ‘Mode = Final’ and ‘Transfer to GL = Yes’. The Journal Entries Report is a new Subledger Accounting BI Publisher report which is available from the subledger applications and can be run with parameter Posted = Yes. Attention: Where there are multiple operating units within the same ledger all operating units must be ready to close at the same time.

Review Account Analysis Report The Account Analysis Report provides drill-down information about the activities relating to a particular account for a period or range of periods. 14. Review the Unposted Items Report Oracle Receivables prints the Unposted Items Report for all items that are not posted for the specified GL date range. Reconcile Posted Journal Entries After running the GL posting process in Oracle General Ledger. for the transactions. then re-open both appropriate Receivables and General Ledger Periods and initiate another posting. which were transferred in FINAL mode and with Post in GL being set to NO. 16. and third party site * Third party and third party site information * User transaction identifiers for the associated event The balances in this report can be compared with the General Ledger balances for the same control accounts to reconcile. Third Party Balances Report Run Third Party Balances Report from the SRS screen. run the Journal Entries Report (with ‘Posted = Y’) to help reconcile the posted journals. This report should not generate any output if all Receivables transactions have been successfully posted to the General Ledger. It is automatically submitted by General Ledger when closing a GL period if there are unprocessed accounting events or un-transferred journal entries. submit with a GL date range for at least the current financial year. If there are any items not posted for the current or prior periods. It retrieves the following information: * Third party balances for third party control accounts * Subledger journal entry lines that add up to the total period activity for each control account. third party. 15. The output will consist of all items not posted to the General Ledger for the specified GL date range. Oracle Financials E-Business Suite Release 12 Period End Procedures 46 . It only includes journal entries transferred to and posted to the General Ledger. You can also generate the Subledger Period Close Exceptions Report through a concurrent request as follows: * For the application associated with the responsibility * For all applications in the General Ledger responsibility 13.12. This report is used to display balance and account activity information for Suppliers and Customers. Review the Subledger Period Close Exceptions Report The Subledger Period Close Exceptions Report lists all the accounting events and journal entries that fail period close validation. Run the request from the Submit Requests window. Using the Submit Requests window to generate this report.

Output from the tax extract is designed to look as close to a simple tax report as possible. The E-Business Tax data extract draws tax information from each application and stores the data in an interface table. Open the Next Oracle Receivables Period Open the next period in Oracle Receivables using the Open/Close Accounting Periods window. including withholding tax. 17. which is required to be reported to the relevant Tax Authority. General Ledger journal entries imported from Subledger Accounting are not included in the report. Run Reports for Tax Reporting Purposes (Optional) A variety of standard reports can be used to provide tax information.Review this report and compare it with the Third Party balances report. The following tax registers are available: a) Deferred Output Tax Register b) Recoverable and Non-Recoverable Tax Registers c) Single Cross Product Tax Register d) Standard Input and Output Tax Registers The following summary levels are available within each Tax Register: * Transaction Header * Transaction Line * Accounting Line Oracle Financials E-Business Suite Release 12 Period End Procedures 47 . Note: To avoid duplication with subledger journal entries. 18.

Review the Current and Future Commitments (Optional) Run the Purchase Order Commitment by Period Report: The Purchase Order Commitment by Period Report shows the monetary value of purchased commitments for a specified period. Business Requirements The purchasing activity must be reconciled for the accounting period that is to be closed. Complete all transactions for Oracle Purchasing: a) Complete Requisitions b) Complete Purchase Orders and Releases c) Complete Receipts and Returns Submit the Confirm Receipts Workflow Select Orders process in Purchasing to send notifications through the Web. e–mail. a Routing of Direct Delivery. Oracle Financials E-Business Suite Release 12 Period End Procedures 48 . d) Print or Archive all new Purchase Orders e) Respond to all Workflow Notifications Notifications may either require action (e. You can use the report sorted by buyer to monitor buyer performance.Chapter 7 Oracle Purchasing This chapter describes the procedures for performing period-end processing in Oracle Purchasing Release 12. notify requestor requisition has been approved). Requestors can create receipt transactions by responding to the notification. Closing FYI notifications is Optional. or are FYI notifications only (e. Complete All Transactions for the Period Being Closed Ensure that all transactions have been entered for the period being closed. notify approver approval required). Users should close all FYI notifications and respond to those that require a response. or Notification Details Web page (accessible through the Notifications Summary menu in Purchasing) to requestors or buyers who create requisitions in Purchasing or iProcurement. 1. The Confirm Receipts workflow sends notifications for items with a Destination or Deliver–To Type of Expense. and a Need–By date that is equal to or later than today’s date. 2.g. Procedures The following steps are performed while closing the period in Oracle Purchasing. You can also use the report when negotiating with a supplier by limiting the commitments to a specific supplier. and the next five periods.g.

using the details from the Uninvoiced Receipts Report. Follow Up on Outstanding Invoices For any items identified to have been received but not invoiced. and resolution of any invoice holds. which corresponds to the Oracle Purchasing period being closed. matching of unmatched invoices. Performing the Oracle Payables Period-End process effectively prevents any further invoices or payments being entered into Oracle Payables for the closed period. make sure that all receipts have been entered for a specific period. Identify and Review Un-invoiced Receipts (Period-End Accruals) Run the Un-invoiced Receipts Report to review receipts for which the supplier invoice has not been entered in Payables. for what amount. Oracle Financials E-Business Suite Release 12 Period End Procedures 49 . to enable the creation of receipts accrual entries. and helps in the preparation of accrual entries. Follow Up Receipts . Review the Outstanding and Overdue Purchase Orders (Optional) Run the following reports: * Purchase Order Detail Report * Open Purchase Orders (by Buyer) Report * Open Purchase Orders (by Cost Center) Report These reports can be used to review all. should be carried out at this point in the period-end process. where possible. to follow up the status of the ordered items with the suppliers .Check With Suppliers For purchase orders not received. Complete the Oracle Payables Period-End Process Complete the steps to close the Oracle Payables period. Receipt accruals can be reviewed by account and by item. The quantity ordered and quantity received is displayed so the status of the purchase orders can be monitored. but the receipt has not been entered into Oracle Purchasing. 7. it is not possible to process a receipt to a closed Purchasing period. 6. 4. the appropriate department can then follow up with the supplier. If the goods have been received. the appropriate department can use the details obtained from the Purchase Order Detail Report. It is not necessary to enter all the receipts for a period prior to closing that period. or planned purchase orders. Simply backdate the receipt date when entering receipts for a closed period. before creating receipt accruals for that period.3. Entering of invoices. Warning: Where you have Oracle Inventory installed. 5. This report indicates exactly what has to be accrued. the receipt transaction needs to be entered by the appropriate personnel. specific standard. Attention: Where you have selected to accrue receipts at period end.

Attention: This step is only required if the Accrue Expense Items flag is set to Period End. which in turn will trigger the journal import. The Create Accounting Program has to be run to create SLA journals. Reversal of accrual entries for the next period will happen automatically if: * The Profile option ‘GL: Launch Auto Reverse after Open Period' is set to 'Y' * And the reverse option is selected for the accrual journal category.Period-End Report to create period-end accruals for uninvoiced receipts. Reconcile Accrual Accounts . for Expense distributions for a specific purchasing period. Attention: The Receipt Accruals Period End Program creates accounting in the receiving sub ledger only. Oracle Purchasing creates accrual entries only up to the quantity the supplier did not invoice for the partially invoiced receipts. Journal entries are created for the amount of the receipt liabilities. a reversal is not required. Oracle Purchasing creates an un-posted journal entry batch in the General Ledger for the receipt accruals. 9. Run the Receipt Accruals . This process can be run as many times as needed. If the profile option is set to ‘N’. debiting the charge account and crediting the Expense AP Accrual Account.8. corresponding to the encumbrance reversal entries for the un-invoiced receipts that were accrued. If encumbrance or budgetary control is being used. Identify the purchasing period for the receipt accrual entries: Oracle Purchasing creates receipt accruals for all receipts entered up to the end of the nominated period. another journal entries batch is created. Each time the process is run. on the Accrual tabbed region of the Purchasing Options window for the current Organization. If encumbrance or budgetary control is being used.Period End Process Run the Receipt Accruals .Perpetual Accruals Identify the period-end balances of the following accounts in the General Ledger: * Purchase Price Variance * Invoice Price Variance Account Oracle Financials E-Business Suite Release 12 Period End Procedures 50 . then the accrual entries need to be reversed manually. When the Accrue Expense Items flag is set to At Receipt. Oracle Purchasing reverses the encumbrance entry when creating the corresponding accrual entry.

or accounts payable transactions: * Quantity differences between receipts and invoices * Incorrect purchase order or invoice unit prices * Discrepancies in supplier billing * Invoice matched to the wrong purchase order distribution * Receipts against the wrong purchase order or order line * Miscellaneous inventory or work in process transactions that do not belong to the accrual accounts * Payables entries for tax and freight that do not belong to the accrual accounts The Accrual Reconciliation Report Group consists of one program and three reports as discussed below: a) Accrual Reconciliation LR Program load run This program is used in the accrual reconciliation process to populate the accrual reconciliation table with all the necessary transaction data to perform the reconciliation process. At any given time.* AP Accrual Account * Inventory Account . Identify the invoice price variance for all purchase orders charged to the Inventory AP Accrual Account and compare it with the balance of the Invoice Price Variance account in the General Ledger. and to reconcile the balance of the AP accrual accounts.(Refer to Chapter 8 Period-End Procedures for Oracle Inventory) Reconcile the balance of the Purchase Price Variance account using the Purchase Price Variance Report. and identify errors. All the affected PO distributions (in the case of AP/PO transactions and individual transactions in the case of miscellaneous transactions) Oracle Financials E-Business Suite Release 12 Period End Procedures 51 . distinguish accrued receipts from invoice price variances. the following transactions can account for the balance in the AP accrual account: * Uninvoiced Receipts * Over-invoiced Receipts * Errors (Invoices or inventory transactions charged to this Account by mistake) You need to analyze the balance of the AP accrual accounts. The Accrual Reconciliation Reports are used to analyze un-invoiced receipts. Run the Invoice Price Variance Report for the current period. Manually remove the Invoice Price Variance amount from the AP Accrual Account using your General Ledger. work in process. purchasing. These reports enable you to identify the following issues in receiving. Identify the Invoice Price Variances amount and Accrued Receipts amount in the AP Accrual Account. inventory.

d) Summary Accrual Reconciliation Report The Summary Accrual Reconciliation Report can be used to analyze the balance of the AP accrual accounts. no information will be available to report. You can accrue both expense and inventory purchases as you receive them. When this happens. The Reconciliation reports also provide information on the quantity differences (between the quantity received for a purchase order shipment and the quantity invoiced). Accounting entries have to be created in SLA and GL for these write-off transactions by submitting the Create Accounting program. the Accrual Reconciliation Report also displays any inventory or work in process transactions for the accrual accounts. c) Miscellaneous Accrual Reconciliation Report The Miscellaneous Accrual Reconciliation Report shows all inventory and AP (not matched to PO) transactions that have hit the accrual account. and hence manual adjustment of accrual entries is not required. The Reconciliation Reports can help in monitoring potential problems with purchasing and receiving activities that can affect the accuracy of the AP accrual accounts.will be deleted first and the transaction information for these distributions will be fetched and loaded into the accrual reconciliation tables. After researching the reported accrual balances. * If you have installed Oracle Inventory or Work in Process. and inventory receipts are not performed. b) AP and PO Accrual Reconciliation Report The AP and PO Accrual Reconciliation Report provides a transactional breakdown of each accrual account with a net balance not equal to zero. Ensure that prior to closing the period. * If expense purchases are accrued at period end. Oracle Payables clears the AP accrual accounts. When Oracle Payables creates the accounting for the matched and approved invoice. Prerequisites: * Oracle Payables and Oracle Purchasing installed. Oracle Financials E-Business Suite Release 12 Period End Procedures 52 . the Accrual Write-Offs window can be used to indicate which entries are to be removed and written off from this report. records the liability from the supplier site and helps you monitor potential problems with purchasing and receiving activities that can affect the accuracy of your AP Accrual Accounts. this report enables reconciliation with the accounts payable accrual account. these differences are resolved. you temporarily record an accounts payable liability to your expense or inventory AP accrual accounts. and price differences. * If expense purchases are accrued on receipt.

and Oracle Work In Progress. or to a separate budget to identify between current year and carry forward amounts if required. as the information is not required as the receipt occurs. * Carry forward encumbrances. * Carry forward the funds available as at the end of the year. before commencing the year end Encumbrance processing in Oracle General Ledger. a GL transfer or period close must first be performed for the transactions to appear on these reports. If you also receive inventory. If expense purchases are accrued on receipt. Perform Year End Encumbrance Processing (Optional) Oracle Financials provides a number of facilities for the processing of outstanding encumbrances as part of year end processing. The carry forward process enables managers to perform any of the following: * Carry forward encumbrances for existing transactions (purchases / requisitions). (Refer to Chapter 11 Period-End Procedures for Oracle General Ledger. is to extinguish any outstanding encumbrances or unused funds when you close the last period of the Financial Year within Oracle General Ledger. the Receiving Value Report by Destination Account must be run to break out the receiving/inspection value by asset and expense. journal entries must be created for the invoices. Other facilities available: * Use mass allocations to bring forward part of the funds available. For Oracle Payables. Attention: For Oracle Purchasing.) The steps required to complete year end encumbrance processing in Oracle Purchasing are: a) Identify Outstanding Encumbrances Oracle Financials E-Business Suite Release 12 Period End Procedures 53 . The default processing for Oracle Financials at year end. and the encumbered budget. The Accrual Reconciliation Reports requires the transactions to be transferred to the General Ledger interface to ensure that the report balances to the General Ledger. Mass budget processing also allows you to combine these budgets. 10. all transactions are created in Purchasing and need the GL Transfer Program to be run to transfer to the General Ledger.Attention: Most commercial installations accrue expense receipts at period end. * Carry forward budgets into the current appropriation budget. more entries must be reconciled in the AP accrual accounts. Attention: You must complete the Year End Encumbrance processing in Oracle Purchasing. For Oracle Inventory.

not on receiving information.Generate the Encumbrance Detail Report as needed when the Accrue at Receipt option is used. an automated process transfers the receipt information to General Ledger using the Journal Import Process. the encumbrances on the Encumbrance Detail Report remain until payment information from Payables is transferred to General Ledger. the encumbrance detail on the report is based on invoice matching information from Payables. Refer below to the steps required to cancel transactions that are not to be carried forward. Use this report to review the accounts encumbered. and requisitions and purchases have entered and approved. Therefore. Payables transfers only accounting information for paid invoices to the General Ledger. During the period. not Purchasing or Oracle Payables. Upon entering receipt delivery information. Define MassCancel The Define MassCancel window is used to nominate a date range for transactions.Generate the Encumbrance Detail Report at period-end.Period-End process is run. After the Receipt Accruals . When cash-basis accounting is used and the Payables Transfer to General Ledger process is submitted. the Encumbrance Detail Report reflects the true periodend receipt information. if the encumbrance option for requisitions or purchase orders has been enabled. Based on this report you can identify those transactions that you wish to carry forward into the new financial year. The Encumbrance Detail Report reflects activity from General Ledger.Print the Encumbrance Detail Report to review the requisition and purchase order encumbrances. * Period-end accrual .If cash-basis accounting is used. as well as any of the following: * Document Type * Supplier Name * Accounting Flexfield Range This process will automatically generate a MassCancel listing report identifying the following: * Unable to Cancel Requisitions (reasons provided) * Unable to Cancel Purchase Orders (reasons provided) * Partially in Range Documents * Fully in Range Documents Oracle Financials E-Business Suite Release 12 Period End Procedures 54 . use the Encumbrance Detail Report in a way that matches the accounting method: * Receipt accrual . * Cash basis . b) Perform MassCancel in Oracle Purchasing (Optional) MassCancel enables the cancellation of requisitions and purchase orders on the basis of user selected criteria.

After duplicate suppliers have been identified. Payables lists your suppliers in alphabetical order and you can additionally order the report by supplier number. d) Supplier Service Performance Analysis Report The Supplier Service Performance Analysis Report lists late shipments. This report can be Oracle Financials E-Business Suite Release 12 Period End Procedures 55 . This report is useful for identifying suppliers with quality performance issues. and shipments to wrong locations. Open the Next Oracle Purchasing Period Open the next purchasing period in the Control Purchasing Periods window. then any references to the supplier in blanket purchase orders. The report lists all site names and addresses of each potential duplicate supplier. The report ignores case.Run MassCancel When this process is run. and returned. Run Standard Period End Reports (Optional) * Suppliers Quality and Performance Analysis Reports a) Suppliers Report Use the Suppliers Report to review detailed information entered for a supplier in the Suppliers and Supplier Sites windows. Close the Current Oracle Purchasing Period Close the current Purchasing Period in the Control Purchasing Periods window. c) Supplier Quality Performance Analysis Report The Supplier Quality Performance Analysis Report can be used to review suppliers' quality performance. rejected. 13. Note that when canceling a purchase order. early shipments. rejected shipments. This report lists active suppliers whose names are the same. they can be combined using Supplier Merge. b) Suppliers Audit Report Use the Supplier Audit Report to help identify potential duplicate suppliers. special characters. you must initiate MassCancel twice. You have the option to include supplier site address and contact information. 11. Oracle Purchasing automatically un-marks all the receipts previously accrued to ensure that these receipts can be accrued again if they are still not invoiced in the next accounting period (where you have selected to accrue receipts at period end). and auto source rules are updated to the new supplier. quotations. etc. spaces. Oracle Purchasing creates journal entries to zero out the encumbrances associated with the canceled requisitions and purchase orders. The report inserts a blank line between groups of possible duplicate suppliers. 12. This report also shows if a supplier is on PO Hold. you have the option of canceling the original requisition at the same time. Attention: If you wish to cancel both purchase orders and requisitions. If purchase order information is merged. up to a specified number of characters. for percents accepted.

* Analyze Requisitions Requisition Activity Register The Requisition Activity Register shows requisition activity and monetary values. For each blanket purchase agreement and planned purchase order created. The % Open Current is the percentage of the ordered quantity not yet received. The % Received On Time is the percentage of the ordered quantity received on the promise date or within the receipt tolerance days. The % Received Early is the percentage of the ordered quantity received before the promise date and outside the receipt tolerance days. Use the report to compare actual purchase percentages with sourcing percentage. The Actual Percentage is the items expenditure as a percentage of the total expenditure for the date range of the report. if no release exists. The Days Variance is calculated as the summation of the date differential (transaction date subtracted from promise date) multiplied by the corrected received quantity (the received quantity plus or minus corrections) for each shipment. The report prints the items that are assigned sourcing rules. The % Open Past Due is the percentage of the ordered quantity not received by the promise date and beyond the receipt tolerance days. The result is the quantity per day the supplier is in variance. using blanket purchase agreements and planned purchase orders. * Review Quotation. The Expenditure is the sum of the item line amounts for standard purchase orders for the supplier. all divided by the total corrected received quantity. e) Supplier Volume Analysis Report The Supplier Volume Analysis Report shows the dollar value of items purchased from a supplier. Blanket and Planned PO Status Report The Blanket and Planned PO Status Report can be used to review purchase order transactions for items you buy. but within the receipt tolerance days or not past due. The % Received Late is the percentage of the ordered quantity received after the promise date and outside the receipt tolerance days. Purchasing prints the requisitions in order of creation date and prepared name. Purchasing prints the blanket agreement or planned purchase order header information. Oracle Financials E-Business Suite Release 12 Period End Procedures 56 . Purchasing provides the detail of the releases created against these orders. RFQ and Purchase Order Statuses Purchase Order Statuses may optionally be reviewed early in the period close processing for Oracle Purchasing.used to derive a supplier service penalty by multiplying the days variance quantity by a percentage of the price. The Intended Commitment is the total expenditure multiplied by the split percentage entered in the sourcing rules.

the line price was from the List Price. and if the line price type is L. with negative figures in parentheses. If the line price type is Q. Use this report to review the encumbered accounts. with negative figures in parentheses. Purchasing prints the product of the market price of the item ordered and the quantity ordered. The Negotiated Amount is the product of the price on the quotation and the quantity ordered. the line price was from the Market Price. The report includes a price type Legend at the bottom of each page for the price type. The report includes a price type Legend at the bottom of each page for the price type. The Actual Amount is the product of the actual price listed on the purchase order line and the quantity ordered. b) Savings Analysis Report (by Buyer) The Savings Analysis Report (By Buyer) shows buyer performance by purchase order. If the market price is not defined. the line price was from the Quote.* Savings Analysis Reports a) Savings Analysis Report (by Category) The Savings Analysis Report (By Category) shows buyer performance by category. quote. If the line price type is Q. the line price was from the List Price. the line price was from the Market Price. If the line price type is M. Purchasing uses the list price. Purchasing prints the product of the market price of the item ordered and the quantity ordered. The Amount Saved is the negotiated amount less the actual amount. Use the report to compare the market. If the line price type is M. * Cancellation Reports Use these reports to review all cancelled purchase orders and requisitions. The Negotiated Amount is the product of the price on the quotation and the quantity ordered. The Amount Saved is the negotiated amount less the actual amount. and there are entered and approved requisitions and purchases. or list price to the actual price. If a quote is not defined. * Encumbrance Accounting Reports Encumbrance Detail Report The Encumbrance Detail Report can be used to review requisition and purchase order encumbrances for a range of accounts if the encumbrance option for requisitions or purchase orders has been enabled. and if the line price type is L. the line price was from the Quote. The Actual Amount is the product of the actual price listed on the purchase order line and the quantity ordered. Purchasing uses the list price. If the market price is not defined. If a quote is not defined. particularly where you have defined multiple Mass Cancel batches: a) Cancelled Purchase Orders Report Oracle Financials E-Business Suite Release 12 Period End Procedures 57 .

b) Cancelled Requisitions Report Oracle Financials E-Business Suite Release 12 Period End Procedures 58 .

the next period is opened to allow key-in from the first day. Procedures The following steps are taken in performing period-end processing for Oracle Inventory: 1. Attention: Usually. Note: Since Release 12. Perform interim transfers to the General Ledger without closing the period.Chapter 8 Oracle Inventory-Cost Management This chapter describes the procedures for performing period-end processing in Oracle Inventory Release 12. Oracle Inventory and Oracle Cost Management provide the required features to affect the necessary period-end procedures to: Reconcile the inventory and work in process costs and values. which means at month end. To avoid date entry error (when both periods are open) there is a profile option ‘INV: Transaction date validation’. “close period status report”. then the closure process is processed for the past month. packing slips in receiving).g. Complete All Transactions for the Period Being Closed Ensure that all issues. Transfer summary or detail accounting information to the General Ledger. Attention: For environments with a large number of organizations. Cost Management becomes an application module holding Inventory/Receiving/WIP accouting entries. or are awaiting data entry(e. Business Requirements The period close process for Oracle Inventory enables the summarizing of costs related to inventory and manufacturing for a given accounting period. Optional . These costs are then transferred to the General Ledger for posting. shipping. Transfer inventory and manufacturing costs to the General Ledger.Cycle Count Pending Approval Report Oracle Financials E-Business Suite Release 12 Period End Procedures 59 . you can open / close many logistic organizations by batch program : “OPSR and CPSR open period status report”. receipts. logistic and manufacturing systems need to be always open for worker transactions. Independently open and close periods for each inventory organization. and adjustments have been entered and verify that no hard copy records exist.

pending material transactions. Check Inventory and Work in Process Transaction Interfaces Check the Interface Managers window to ensure that there are no unprocessed background or concurrent programs. These must be resolved before the period is closed. for the order-shipments which have been invoiced in AR. and the accounting entries between ‘Deferred COGS account’ and ‘COGS account’ must be generated in INVCST. and pending IWIP costing transactions existing in this period. * Resolution Recommended: Displays the number of pending receiving transactions. For this purpose you need to run these 2 concurrent programs: * “Collect Revenue Recognition information” * “Generate COGS Recognition event” Run the ‘Create Accounting-Cost Management’ program up to the period end date before closing the period. Transfer Summary or Detail Transactions If Order Management is used. cannot be re-opened. Attention: This process needs to be completed for each defined Inventory Organization. The interface managers that need to be run are as follows: * Cost Manager (mandatory) * Material Transaction Manager (Optional. and then relaunch transactions using: * INV / Transactions / Pending transactions * INV/ Transactions / Transaction Open interface * OM / Shipping / Interfaces This check should be done during the month to avoid cumulative problems at month end before closing. revenue recognition has been processed in AR. and pending shop floor move transactions existing in this period. 4.2. running this process prior to closing the period facilitates validating the interface transactions. once it is closed these transactions cannot be processed in that period. uncosted material transactions. Since a period. Any adjustments to the period can be made via new inventory transactions as required. Check and fix pending Transactions Check and fix any rejected transactions from the Inventory Accounting Period Window: click on the pending button to display pending transactions. depending on INV profile option “TPINV: Transaction Processing Mode”) * Move Transaction Manager (for IWIP) 3. This will display transactions under the following statuses: * Resolution Required: Displays the number of unprocessed material transactions. Oracle Financials E-Business Suite Release 12 Period End Procedures 60 . In case of error. correct the error at the source. Though the accounting period can be closed. once closed.

* Creates summary or detail work in process accounting entries in the GL interface. Attention: The Transfer Journal Entries to GL Cost Management Program transfers the accounting details for all the inventory organizations within a Ledger. and accounting events by accessing the Sub ledger Accounting user interface from the View Transactions window and various statuses (e.g. Errored can be selected). But no adjustments to that period can then be entered. 7. View accounting. and a closed period cannot be re-opened. to enable the running of purchase accruals to accrue expenses on un-invoiced receipts. * Creates summary or detail inventory accounting entries in the GL interface. This still allows miscellaneous transactions corrections in inventory. As explained in step 3 above. as a manual procedure. Attention: If this step was by-passed. a receipt cannot be entered for that period. Close the current Oracle Payables and Oracle Purchasing Periods Complete all steps required to close Oracle Payables and Oracle Purchasing. However. and the period was closed. 6.Final Accounted. since transactions cannot be posted to a closed period. Attention: This process needs to be completed for each defined Inventory Organization. Close the Current Inventory Period Closing the inventory period using the Inventory Accounting Periods window automatically transfers summary transactions to the GL interface table. Oracle Purchasing should be closed before Oracle Inventory. The period close performs the following: * Closes the open period for Oracle Inventory and Oracle Work in Process. Oracle Financials E-Business Suite Release 12 Period End Procedures 61 . Open the Next Inventory Period Prior the first day of data entry. If Oracle Purchasing or Oracle Inventory are closed. Draft Accounted. journal entries associated with transactions. Oracle Payables is closed prior to closing Oracle Purchasing. 5.If the Create Accounting Program is run in Final Mode without transferring to GL then run the ‘Transfer Journal Entries to GL Cost Management’ which transfers the accounting to GL. prior to closing the inventory period. Attention: This process needs to be completed for each defined Inventory Organization. click on the pending button to display any remaining pending transactions and make the appropriate resolutions. a GL Transfer would automatically be initiated. open the next inventory period using the Inventory Accounting Periods window.

Discrete jobs and certain non-standard jobs are closed separately. the report displays the sub-inventory values at the end of that period. use the Material Account Distribution Detail Report to print the transactions in detail. Finally. Review inventory transaction values transferred to the General Ledger by GL batch. Oracle Financials E-Business Suite Release 12 Period End Procedures 62 . the period close process writes off any remaining balances and transfers any period costs to the General Ledger. or the Elemental Inventory Value Report. may create discrepancies. These show quantity. Use the Period Close Value Summary Report to see summary balances for subinventories. use this report to reconcile an account across several periods. The period-end values by sub-inventory are reported in the Period Close Summary Report. including variance calculations.* Calculates period-end sub-inventory balances. If you run the report for an open period. along with the values in transit creates the period-end value for the current period. the report displays the sub-inventory value at the point in time you run the report. 8. But Journal entries from products other than Oracle Inventory. If you detect unusual accounts or amounts. Additional useful reports: a) Inventory Value Report You can see more sub-inventory balance details by running the Inventory Value Report. b) Material Account Distribution Summary Report. For each sub-inventory. If you run this report for a closed accounting period. valuation. The following reports can be run to help with these reviews: a) Period Close Value Summary Report. Warning: Closing an inventory period permanently closes the period and no further transactions can be charged to that period. the period close adds the net transaction value for the current period to the previous period’s ending value. The balance normally matches with the GL balance. Use the Material Account Distribution Summary Report to verify inventory account activity against inventory valuation increases or decreases for the accounting period. Run Standard Period-End Reports and reconcile the Perpetual Inventory with GL Check that the perpetual inventory value up to the end of the period being closed matches the value reported in the General Ledger. This. b) Material Account Distribution Detail Report Use the Material Account Distribution Detail Report to view the accounts charged for inventory transactions. Job close performs the necessary accounting for each job. For expense non-standard jobs. (Warning : these reports show the value at the point in time you run the report). The period close process automatically transfers all job costs and variances by GL account. and detailed item information for the sub-inventories specified.

and period close and job close variances. This report does not list material cost transactions such as issues. The system groups the transactions by job or schedule.9. by summary or detail. Validate the Work in Process Inventory If Oracle Work in Process is installed. check the work in process inventory balances against transactions with the WIP Account Distribution Report. and orders the transactions by earliest transaction date. GL batches. completions. Detailed account information is available for specific accounts. cost updates. or both to help reconcile the General Ledger. by transaction type. This information can be found using the Material Account Distribution reports in Oracle Inventory. and scrap. Oracle Financials E-Business Suite Release 12 Period End Procedures 63 . The WIP Account Distribution Report lists detailed account information for work in process cost transactions. including resource. overhead and outside processing charges.

Business Requirements At period end. Oracle Assets has only a single open depreciation period in each asset book. and will not close the period.Chapter 9 Oracle Assets This chapter describes the procedures for performing period-end processing in Oracle Assets Release 12. Accounting can be created for Fixed Assets (FA) transactions and sent to GL on a continual basis throughout the period using the Create Accounting program after the introduction of SLA. Check that transactions are not being entered as Oracle Assets prevents transaction data entry while the Depreciation Run Process is running. Completing all transactions for Oracle Assets: * Prepare and Post Mass Additions * Complete Manual Additions * Complete Adjustments * Complete Retirements * Complete Transfers * Complete Reinstatements 2. Assign All Assets to Distribution Lines If an asset has not been assigned to a distribution line. Determine which assets have not been assigned to a distribution line by running the following report: Assets Not Assigned to Any Cost Centers Listing 3. The Calculate Gains and Losses process is performed independently for each depreciation book. Oracle Financials E-Business Suite Release 12 Period End Procedures 64 . Run Calculate Gains and Losses (Optional) The Calculate Gains and Losses program for retirements can be submitted prior to running depreciation. The book and depreciation period are nominated on the Submit Request window. the period end Depreciation Process will not complete. Procedures The following steps are taken in performing period-end processing for Oracle Assets. it cannot be re-opened. 1. Complete All Transactions for the Period Being Closed Ensure that all transactions have been entered for the period being closed. run depreciation for each asset book set up for the enterprise. Once a depreciation period in Oracle Assets has been closed.

or you can review the Depreciation Program Report via the Requests window. 5. This program can be run in 3 modes: Draft. The unassigned assets can then be assigned to distribution lines and the Depreciation process resubmitted. you cannot reopen it. the retirements process can be run several times during the period to reduce the time for the depreciation process. the Calculate Gains and Losses program will be submitted as part of the Run Depreciation Process. Oracle Assets gives you the option of closing the current period if you check the Close Period check box on the ‘Run Depreciation’ window. This is valid only if the period is not closed. using the Submit Requests window. This process submits concurrent requests to run the calculate gains and losses. then the Tax Reserve Ledger Report is generated.For books with a large volume of assets. If you do not check the Close Period check box when you run depreciation. Create Accounting Submit the Create Accounting process from SRS screen. Attention: Ensure that you have entered all transactions for the period before you run depreciation. When the depreciation program is run for an Asset Corporate Book. and reporting programs off-line. the Journal Entry Reserve Ledger Report will be generated. Final and Final Post. depreciation. calculates gains and losses for all retirements. and then runs the appropriate Reserve Ledger Report. This program replaces the ‘Create Journal Entries’ in Oracle Assets. The Run Depreciation process will close the current depreciation period and open the next only if the Close Period checkbox is selected. Once the program closes the period. 4. the Run Depreciation process will end with an error status. Oracle Assets automatically calculates depreciation for all assets. However. By using the depreciation log file. Run Depreciation When you Run Depreciation. If an asset has not been assigned to a distribution line. if the depreciation program is run for a Tax book. The asset book and depreciation period are nominated on the Run Depreciation window. If all of your assets depreciate successfully. you can determine which assets were unassigned. Oracle Financials E-Business Suite Release 12 Period End Procedures 65 . The Run Depreciation process is performed independently for each asset book. When the process is run. Oracle Assets automatically closes the period and opens the next period for the book. The Depreciation process only processes assets that have not already been processed. Both Reserve Ledger Reports can also be run at any time. Note: Depreciation will be rolled back automatically if any activity is performed on a depreciated transaction. Alternatively. This process generates accounting and also enables transfer to and posting in GL. Oracle Assets does not close the period. If the program is run in FINAL mode with POST as yes.

on upgrade this profile option is set to ‘Yes’. If the program is run in FINAL mode with ‘Transfer to General Ledger’ as NO. then run Transfer Journal Entries to GL – Assets later on. For more details. In the second case workflow will be used to generate accounts. If the profile is set to ‘No’. The depreciation expense journal entries can be created from an Asset Corporate or an Asset Tax book and transferred to the General Ledger. Create deferred journal entries using the SLA Create Accounting Process. Any alteration on a depreciated asset will result in an automatic rollback. This difference results from the use of accelerated depreciation methods in the tax book. Depreciation Projections (Optional) You can project depreciation expense for any number of future periods. Results can be summarized by year. 8. or retirements.then the entries will be automatically posted to the General Ledger. 7. Attention: If in 11i the FA Account Generator Workflow was customized. Journal entries can be created for any period in the current fiscal year for which journal entries have not already been created. please refer to the Oracle Assets User Guide. please refer to the Oracle Assets User Guide. and bonus reserve accounts when you enter prior period additions. Oracle Assets uses the ‘FA: Use Workflow Account Generation’ to make a decision on whether to use the workflow or not. Note: Rollback happens at Asset Level in Release 12. You can run the Create Accounting process as many times as necessary within a period. create accounting will create accounting based on its rules and the workflow will not be used. Create Deferred Depreciation Journal Entries (Optional) Deferred depreciation is the difference in depreciation expense taken for an asset between a tax book and its associated corporate book. unlike at Asset Book level as in Release 11i. based on rules and in-built event class/entity model processes for deferred depreciation. Rollback Depreciation There is no separate program as in Release 11i to perform the rollback. The GL period for which journal entries are to be created must be open. transfers. accumulated depreciation accounts. By default. 6. Warning: Journal entries cannot be created from asset budgeting books. There is no need to run Depreciation before creating accounting transactions. the customizations will have to be re-implemented using SLA or FA: Use Workflow Account Generation should be set as YES. This program creates adjusting journal entries to depreciation expense. For more information. Oracle Financials E-Business Suite Release 12 Period End Procedures 66 . Attention: ‘Create Journal Entries’ program has now been replaced by ‘Create Accounting’ program. bonus expense. quarter. on as many as five depreciation books at once.

or any specified interval. Review and Post Journal Entries If accounting was performed without the journal entries being posted. Post each journal entry batch using the Post Journals window in Oracle General Ledger to update the account balances. 10. Optionally. the Assets Journals will be posted automatically in the next scheduled posting run.month. in Oracle General Ledger. * Balances Reports a) Cost Detail and Cost Summary Reports b) CIP Detail and CIP Summary Reports c) Reserve Detail and Reserve Summary Reports d) Revaluation Reserve Detail and Revaluation Reserve Summary Reports e) Account Analysis Report * Transaction Reports a) Asset Additions Report b) Cost Adjustments Report c) Asset Reclassification Report d) Asset Transfers Report e) Asset Retirements Report f) Reinstated Assets Report g) Cost Clearing Reconciliation Report * Drill Down Reports a) Drill Down Report– Oracle Financials E-Business Suite Release 12 Period End Procedures 67 . Reconcile Oracle Assets to the General Ledger Using Reports * Reserve Ledger Reports a) Journal Entry Reserve Ledger – Reconcile with the Account Analysis with Payables Details Report. use the More Actions button to Post each Journal individually or if the source of Assets has been included in the Auto Post options. b) Tax Reserve Ledger Report Additionally. The results can be summarized also by cost centre or depreciation expense account. 9. the Account Reconciliation Reserve Ledger Report can be run. review the unposted journal entries in the Enter Journals window.

b) Posted Journals Report– Run. b) Account Drill Down Report– Reconcile journal entries to the General Ledger. c) Account Analysis Report with Payables Detail – The ending balance of this report reconciles with the Reserve Summary Report ending balance. Note: Drilldown is a two-stage process. * General Ledger Reports a) Unposted Journals Report– Run.run the General Journals Report for Posting Status = Unposted to reconcile with the Drill Down reports.run the General Journals Report for Posting Status = Posted. then your financial statements will also be inaccurate. The report gives detailed information of the asset transactions represents by a journal entry line. In the first stage drilldown happens from GL to SLA. The report enables detailed review of the account activity on a specific general ledger account.Reconcile the batch totals from this report with those of the General Journals Report in Oracle General Ledger run for posting status = ‘Unposted’. If the asset inventory is inaccurate. From SLA drilldown can be performed to transaction level. This can be done at cost centre level for direct comparison with the Asset Cost Summary and Reserve Summary reports. d) Financial Statements Generator – It is recommended that you create a detailed Financial Statement Generator (FSG) for all asset accounts. Run Responsibility Reports (Optional) It is also important to ensure that your asset inventory is accurate. The following reports can be reviewed when assessing the accuracy of the asset inventory: * Asset Additions By Cost Centre Report * Asset Additions Responsibility Report * Asset Disposals Responsibility Report * Asset Inventory Report * Asset Retirements by Cost Centre Report * Responsibility Reserve Ledger Report Oracle Financials E-Business Suite Release 12 Period End Procedures 68 . 11.

Complete Daily Trading Activities Complete trading activities for the day. Oracle Financials E-Business Suite Release 12 Period End Procedures 69 . validate them. You can automate steps 2-5 by running the Accounting Streamline Process concurrent program. and send payment instructions to the bank. * Choose a period or an existing Batch ID. 2. for all money market products. manually or automatically. * Navigate to the Accruals window. accrual and accounting for these transactions. Oracle Treasury facilitates settlement. These adjustments include amounts for settling derivatives. you must perform revaluations as part of the accounting process. * Choose the Calculate button. debt. Once your financial transactions are captured in the system. * Choose a Company. valuation. if necessary. Revaluation is an optional step in the accounting process. 1. Amortization and accruals adjustments are calculated incrementally for each batch period. Perform Revaluation Revaluation is the process of adjusting the rates and prices of your financial instruments to reflect the current market value and calculate the realized or unrealized profit and loss. foreign exchange transactions and derivatives. If you set the ‘Accounting Perform Deal Revaluations company parameter’ to Yes. Generate Accruals and Amortization You can generate amortizations and accruals adjustments. Reversal entries are not required. split by revenue and expense. Procedures The following steps are taken in performing period-end processing for Oracle Treasury. 3. such as Forward Rate Agreements (FRAs) and options.Chapter 10 Oracle Treasury This chapter describes the procedures for performing period-end processing in Oracle Treasury Release 12. Business Requirements Oracle Treasury is a comprehensive treasury solution that helps you effectively manage your investments. rather than as an accumulating amount for multiple periods.

Transfer Journals to General Ledger After you enter and verify all accounting changes for the journal. Treasury sends the journals directly to GL and not via SLA. If you find the results to be incorrect. but you cannot change them. Attention: There is no integration yet with SubLedger Accounting (SLA). re-create the accruals. Oracle Financials E-Business Suite Release 12 Period End Procedures 70 . 5.* The accrual and amortization details for the financial transactions in the specified period appear. use the Transfer Journals to GL window to transfer your journals from Treasury to General Ledger. * Authorize the results. Generate Journals Use the Daily Journals window to generate the daily journals for an accounting batch. view the generated journal entries. you cannot change any of the accounting for the batch in Treasury. and reallocate suspense journal entries to a GL account. Once you transfer your daily journals to General Ledger. Once the financial instrument is correct. delete them and review the corresponding financial instrument. change the dates or GL accounts for your journal entries. You can view and delete these period adjustments. 4.

Oracle Financials E-Business Suite Release 12 Period End Procedures 71 . but can re re-opened if required. Note: The Period-End and Year-End processes are the same if Encumbrances are Not Used. * Open . and transactions are likely to be posted across modules.Period is closed for processing.The period has never been used. these tasks could be performed from a single responsibility.No further processing is possible. This will mean that you will need to select the responsibility relevant to both Ledgers when completing these tasks. Depending on the Ledger set/Data Access Set attached to a responsibility. Usually used where modules are maintained in different periods. independent of the period/year end process.Period is available for data entry * Closed . Procedures The following steps are taken in performing period-end processing for Oracle General Ledger. * Permanently Closed . * Future Enterable . For most modules you can view and select one of the following: * Never Opened . Managers have the discretion to immediately close a period to prevent unauthorized processing. Suggestion: Periods are usually only ‘finally closed’ when all adjustments and reporting requirements for the prior financial year are finalized. if it is necessary to enter or modify accounting transactions for that period. The periods can then be permanently closed as required.Chapter 11 Oracle General Ledger This chapter describes the procedures for performing period-end processing in Oracle General Ledger Release 12. Business Requirements Period End Close In Oracle General Ledger.The period is open to accept transactions from other modules. an accounting period is closed after all the accounting transactions have been completed for the period. Special steps are required for Encumbrances. A closed period can be re-opened (provided it has not been permanently closed). Combined Basis Accounting If you have installed combined basis accounting. then the steps detailed below will need to be completed for both your accrual and cash Ledgers. but be able to re-open periods for post processing adjustments.

Purchasing. * Re-import these corrected journal entry batches from the GL_INTERFACE table. Inventory. Attention: The journal posting process. review the Journal Import Execution Report to identify which journal entry batches were not successfully imported. Determine the source(s) for these error batches. journal entry level. Maintain period-end exchange rates for all foreign currencies to which you want to translate. 2. Assets. Note: If journal import fails when importing from the sub ledger modules. The Create Accounting process of SLA submits Journal Import Process (based on appropriate parameters as discussed in previous sections). and is run automatically. via the Correct Journal Import Data window. run in Oracle General Ledger. Journal Import: * If not automatically completed.1. Order Management. and retrieve the run ID from the Journal Import Execution Report. it is recommended that you complete all period end processing. when the profile option ‘SLA:Disable Journal Import’ is set to ‘No’. and journal entry line level. Journals are comprised of batch level. into Oracle General Ledger. Ensure that the accounting information from the sub-ledgers (Oracle Payables. * Delete any error journal entry batches. information. Run Create Accounting program or the appropriate program (based on previous runs of Create Accounting) to transfer data from subledgers. updates the GL_BALANCES table. data will be rolled back to SLA tables. Oracle Financials E-Business Suite Release 12 Period End Procedures 72 .in the GL_INTERFACE table. 3. Then update and post them. This process populates the GL_JE_BATCHES. Attention: Leave sufficient time to re-import any journal entries not successfully imported from the feeder systems. * Make the necessary corrections . Complete Oracle Sub-ledger Interfaces to Oracle General Ledger Journals are created to load accounting information into Oracle General Ledger. so that there would not be any data left in the GL_INTERFACE table. Receivables. Simply re-enter the source from which journal entry batches are to be imported. Upload Journals from Web Applications Desktop Integrator (Web ADI) to Oracle General Ledger (Optional) Journal information can also be imported from spreadsheets into Oracle General Ledger using Web ADI. and GL_JE_LINES tables. At year-end. prior to opening the first period of the new financial year. Cash Management. Ensure the Next Accounting Period Status is set to Future Entry Set the status of the next accounting period to ‘Future Entry’ if it is not already. Treasury and Projects) have been transferred to Oracle General Ledger. GL_JE_HEADERS. except at year-end.

Complete Non-Oracle Sub-ledger Interfaces to Oracle General Ledger (Optional: only required if you want to post from non-Oracle systems) Following the same procedures as for Step 2: * Ensure that the accounting information from any site specific. use the GL_Interface. for each successive level of allocation entry). Submit the process to generate the Recurring Journals.e. prior to generating the journal. or via reports. 7. This process can be submitted for foreign currency and for multiple ledgers. Generate Reversal Journals (Optional) Select all the Journals to be reversed. This process can be run across ledgers and across currencies. Generate Recurring Journals (Optional) Select all the Recurring Journals that require generation for the current period. Update journal entries as appropriate. Note: If you are loading accounting journals for 3rd party systems directly to Oracle General Ledger. Reviewing journal entries prior to posting minimizes the number of corrections and changes after posting. If you are using Oracle Financials Accounting Hub to generate accounting for your 3rd party systems. * Run the Journal Import process for these sources and ensure the resulting Journal Entries are posted either automatically by AutoPost or manually. Post step-down allocations in the correct order (i. non-Oracle subledgers has been transferred to Oracle General Ledger. Standard Journal reports available included: a) Journal Batch Summary Report b) Journals . 5. Generate Mass Allocation Journals (Optional) Select the Mass Allocation Journals that require generation for the current period. perform the calculation and post.General Report Oracle Financials E-Business Suite Release 12 Period End Procedures 73 . Attention: Journal entries can be reviewed on-line. Submit the process to generate the Reversal Journals. prior to being transferred (in summary or detail) and imported into Oracle General Ledger. provided the access is available. before posting. perform any journal entry updates.4. Ensure that all entries to the source accounting flexfields used in the MassAllocation Journal definitions are finalized for the current period. Review and Verify Journal Details of Unposted Journal Entries Review any remaining unposted journal entries for the current period. including any adjusting entries. Following review of journal entry batches. This process can be run across ledgers. 6. 8. the accounting journal details will automatically by stored in the XLA tables.

Update unpostable journal entries. Post updated journal entries. * Run the Journals . Post Encumbrance batches to any period up to the last period in the latest open encumbrance year.Entered Currency g) Journals by Document Number Report (when document sequencing is used) 9. recurring and allocation journals.Line Report e) Tax Journals Report f) General Ledger .General Report with a Posting Status of Error Journals to review error journal entry batches and their journal entries. This report indicates any errors in journal entries or journal entry lines were discovered during the posting process. ensure that the debits and credits equal the control total. Post All Journal Batches Post all journal entries for the current period. Locate the problems with unpostable journal entry batches using the following information: a) Control Total When using a control total. Oracle Financials E-Business Suite Release 12 Period End Procedures 74 . Post Budget batches to any period in an open budget year.c) Journals .Entry Report d) Journals . Oracle General Ledger generates this report every time posting of journal entry batches occurs. Review the results of the post: * The Posting Execution Report facilitates review of the results of journal entry posting. c) Batch Status Oracle General Ledger describes the problems with unpostable batches. b) Period Status Post Actual batches to open periods. including reversal. and the corrected journal entries re-submitted for posting. Common reasons for unpostable batches are: * Control total violations * Posting to unopened periods * Unbalanced journal entries Attention: All errors in the journal entry batches must be fixed.

Translate Balances (Optional) Define any new currencies to which accounting balances are to be translated. Consolidate Ledgers (Optional) Attention: You can consolidate using Global Consolidation System.9a. Maintain average exchange rates for all foreign currencies to which you want to translate. Suggestion: To prevent confusing different versions of accounting reports for a specific accounting period. Financial Consolidation Hub or the Hyperion Consolidation functionality. Maintain historical rates or amounts for any owner’s equity accounts to be translated. 13. Detail Trial Balance Report b) Income Statements c) Gross Margin Analysis 11. Translatae account balances to any defined currency. 12. discard any obsolete versions of your report for that accounting period. Request financial reports such as: a) Balance Sheets e. 10. The General Ledger accounting can run the Period Close Exceptions report to double check that there are no outstanding transactions in the subledgers and GL. Maintain period-end exchange rates for all foreign currencies to which you want to translate. and ensure a follow-up with relevant colleagues if any exceptions are identified. * Consolidate within ledgers a) Enter consolidating journal entries Oracle Financials E-Business Suite Release 12 Period End Procedures 75 .g. Whichever you choose you can run your extract programs to extract the data from General Ledger to the consolidation systems. Run GL Trial Balances and Preliminary Financial Statement Generator Reports (FSGs) To maintain a consistent audit trail. Revalue Balances (Optional) Revalue account balances to update functional currency equivalents. it is advisable to create a standard period-end accounting report set that can be run at each period end. Custom accounting reports can be created by using the ‘Financial Statement Generator (FSG)’. Run the Period Close Exceptions Report This is a new step in Release 12.

Attention: All errors in the journal entry batches must be fixed. investments in subsidiaries. c) Run consolidations. b) Perform revaluation and translation of foreign subsidiaries as required. Suggestion: To produce financial reports that reconcile your consolidating companies with the consolidated totals. use recurring journal entry formulas. intercompany sales etc. enter the consolidating entries to a separate company.The following two methods can be used to create eliminating entries for multiple companies using a single Ledger: Automatic Eliminating Entries .use formulas b) Post consolidating journal entries. * Example of consolidation across ledgers when sharing same COA and Calendar (Using Ledger Set and access granted via ‘Data Access Set’): a) Define consolidated FSG b) Perform revaluation and translations across ledgers c) Enter consolidated and eliminating entries d) Report on FSG by selecting the ledger set option while running * Example of consolidation across ledgers using the Global Consolidation System (GCS): a) Define consolidations.define mapping rules to eliminated intercompany receivables. e) Report on this consolidated ledger using FSG’s. f) Analyze results using drill-down capability from Parent ledger to Subsidiary ledger/s. and the corrected journal entries re-submitted for posting. Oracle Financials E-Business Suite Release 12 Period End Procedures 76 . payables. c) Define a reporting hierarchy that consolidates all the companies. d) Define financial statements with the reporting hierarchy. d) Enter consolidated and eliminating entries. Suggestion: To automatically generate the amounts and accounts for consolidating and eliminating journal entries. Recurring Journals. and build reports with a separate column for ‘consolidating entries’.

Detailed information is provided for each journal entry line. When the balance for group of transactions is zero you can mark the transaction as reconciled. You can report on foreign currency. Create and post adjusting journals to correct errors in account balances.13a. * Journal Reconciliation: General Ledger Entry Reconciliation lets you reconcile transactions in GL accounts that should balance to zero. online reconciliation report provides drill-down to underlying sources and source journals for easy identification of reconciliation differences. and is also fully integrated with SLA. which includes the source. These reports list beginning and ending account balances and all journal entry lines affecting each account balance. * Review Detail Account Balances On-line * Review Account Balances via Reports Request accounting reports such as general ledgers. d) Journal Reports These reports print journal entry batches and include journal entry subtotals. Adjust journals to correct any errors in the journals. general journals. Reconcile Intercompany (optional) Advanced Global Intercompany System in Release 12 provides more advanced features such as automatic generation of intercompany invoices in AP and AR. 14. * Clear Suspense Accounts Oracle Financials E-Business Suite Release 12 Period End Procedures 77 . With General Ledger Entry Reconciliation. posted. and descriptions and reference information for each journal entry line. The report provides detailed information on each journal entry line including source. batch name. unposted or error journal entries and report on a specific batch or on journal entries from a specific source. improved online reconciliation reporting. you can selectively cross-reference transactions in GL with each other by entering reconciliation reference information at the journal line level. and description. trial balances. b) Accounts Analysis Reports These reports list the accumulated balances of a range of Accounting Flexfields and all journal entries that affect that range. a) General Ledger Reports General Ledger Reports facilitate tracing back each transaction to the original source. c) Trial Balance Reports Use trial balance reports to review account balances and activity in summary or detail. and accounts analysis reports to facilitate reconciliation of Oracle General Ledger with the other Financials and manufacturing modules. category and date. Review and Correct Balances (Perform Reconciliations) Oracle General Ledger should be reconciled with all other modules. A new.

* Reconcile Subsidiary Ledgers Identify differences between subsidiary ledgers and the General Ledger. Open the Next Oracle General Ledger Period Open the next General Ledger accounting period in the Open and Close Periods window. Perform Final Adjustments Enter and Post any final adjustments as required by the organization. Close the Current Oracle General Ledger Period Close the current GL accounting period in the Open and Close Periods window. except to mark or unmark for reversal. or ‘permanently closed’. Oracle General Ledger will not post out-of-balance batches. Determine which differences are errors requiring adjustment to the General Ledger. This is controlled by GL: Data Access Set profile option. This operation can be performed across ledgers provided ‘Data Access Set’ grants access. Choose status ‘Open’ to open a new accounting period. Determine the adjusting entries required to net these accounts to zero. Attention: If suspense accounting is not allowed. Enter Adjustments and / or Accruals and Post To correct errors in account balances made by posting incorrect journals. 18. Other journal entry adjustments. etc. 15. This step will need to be repeated for each ledger unless a data access set is setup to give access to multiple ledgers. create and post adjusting and reversing journals. if later adjustments to the balances for that period may be applicable. and manual accruals can be entered into Oracle General Ledger at this point also. Creditors Control. Debtors Control. for example. write-offs (refer Accrual Write-Off Report). * Check other key system accounts have not been transacted by ad-hoc journals. or to re-open a previously soft closed period to enable adjustments to be made. With a data access set across ledgers programs can be run for multiple ledgers from a single responsibility. An incorrectly entered posted journal must be reversed to back-out the accounting of the original posted journal. 16. which means that the period cannot be re-opened in the future. 17.Examine the General Ledger and account analysis reports to identify the source of entries to the suspense accounts. Attention: The details of posted journals cannot be changed. For more information please refer to Oracle General Ledger User guide. Oracle Financials E-Business Suite Release 12 Period End Procedures 78 . Intercompany accounts. The period can be ‘soft closed’. for example.

including withholding tax. Oracle Payables. and the encumbered budget. FSGs can also be published via the Application Desktop Integrator (ADI). The default processing for Oracle Financials at year end is to extinguish any outstanding encumbrances/ unused funds when you close the last period of the Financial Year within the General Ledger application. and Oracle General Ledger. Any Journals entered into this period while it had a status of Future Enterable. * Carry forward the funds available as at the end of the year. The Tax Reporting Ledger consists of accounting information created in Oracle Receivables. publish the report in different formats. Run Financial Reports for the Closed Period Run a final Trial Balance Report. which is required to be reported to the relevant Tax Authority. Run final Financial Statement Generator Reports (FSG) or Report Sets as required by the organization including Income Statements and Balance Sheets. Other facilities available: Oracle Financials E-Business Suite Release 12 Period End Procedures 79 . This step will need to be repeated for each ledger unless a data access set is setup to give access to multiple ledgers. The following tax registers are available: a) Deferred Output Tax Register b) Recoverable and Non-Recoverable Tax Registers c) Single Cross Product Tax Register d) Standard Input and Output Tax Registers 21. The carry forward process enables managers to perform any of the following: * Carry forward encumbrances for existing transactions (purchases/requisitions). This is controlled by GL: Data Access Set profile option. Using these products you can change the layout of the report. The Financial Tax Register can be used to view the output from the Tax Reporting Ledger using Reports Exchange and Application Desktop Integrator (ADI). can now be posted as the period now has a status of Open. With a data access set across ledgers programs can be run for multiple ledgers from a single responsibility. For example any Oracle Purchasing receipted accruals and manual accruals. The Financial Tax Register uses this data to generate Tax Register reports using the Rxi reporting tool. * Carry forward encumbrances. 20. 19.Generate and post reversal journals that were entered in the prior period. Perform Encumbrance Year End Procedures (Optional) Oracle Financials provides a number of facilities for the processing of outstanding encumbrances as part of year-end processing. and export the data to a tab delimited or HTML file. Run Reports for Tax Reporting Purposes (Optional) A variety of standard reports can be used to provide tax information.

you may also need to update the following: Define Budget Organizations. Mass budget processing also allows you to combine these budgets. If you define a new budget for the purposes of the next year budgetary control. * From/To Budget and Budget Organization.This rule enables you to select Encumbrances Only.e. where summary templates are used as the basis for the budgetary control procedures. you must complete each of the following steps: a) Open the next encumbrance year Use the Open and Close Periods window to open the next encumbrance year. or Funds Available as the basis for the Carry forward * Encumbrance Type . b) Open the next budget year Use the Define Budget window to define a budget for the next budget period. To perform Encumbrance year-end procedures. or to a separate budget to identify between current year and carry forward amounts if required. Commitment. c) Run Year End Carry Forward This process enables you to determine the criteria that you want to use for carrying forward your encumbrances The year-end carry forward is normally completed in two steps: 1) Perform the Year End Carry Forward in Preview mode 2) Perform the Year End Carry Forward without selecting the Preview option Within the Year End Carry Forward form. * Carry forward budgets into the current appropriation budget.Select the budgets where they are different Oracle Financials E-Business Suite Release 12 Period End Procedures 80 . where you have attached the funding budget to defined account ranges within this form. Encumbrances and the Encumbered Budget.* Use mass allocations to bring forward part of the funds available. Obligation etc. Verify that the next year budget figures have been entered. Attention: Ensure that the budget that you use is inclusive of the periods for the next budget year that you require Attention: Ensure that the calendar periods for the next budget year have been created prior to running this step. Define Summary Accounts.Select ‘All’ for all encumbrances. or select the encumbrance type that you require i. you can select a wide range of criteria for carrying forward balances: * Carry Forward Rule . including Carry Forward.

* Accounting Flexfield Ranges . Oracle Financials E-Business Suite Release 12 Period End Procedures 81 .Select the range of relevant accounting flexfields to be carried forward.

Summary The following table displays a summary of the period-end procedures for each of the Financials applications detailed in the preceding chapters and. 3. Complete All Transactions for the Period Being Closed 4. Inventory / Cost Management. Change the Current Oracle Projects Period Status from Open to Pending Close 8. Follow Up Outstanding Invoices 1. Ensure the Next Accounting Period Status is Set to Future Entry 1. Transfer Journals to General Ledger 5. Complete All Transactions for the Period Being Closed.Review and Correct Order Exceptions Oracle Financials Release 12 Period End Procedures Error! No text of specified style in document. Review the Current and Future Commitments (Optional) 3. Perform Revaluation 2. Check and fix pending Transactions. Generate Accruals and Amortization 4. Review the Outstanding and Overdue Purchase Orders (Optional) 4. 2. Treasury 11. Assets 10. 1. Complete the Oracle PayablesPeriod End Process 7. 2. Complete Daily Cash Management Activities 5. Review the Payables to General Ledger Posting Process After Completion 7. Complete All Transactions for the Period Being Closed 2. Check Inventory and Work In Process Transaction Interfaces. General Ledger 1. to the General Ledger 6. an indication of the order in which the steps should be undertaken. Transfer All Approved Invoices and Payments. Payables 6. Purchasing 8. Reconcile Payments to Bank Statement Activity for the Period 5. Identify and Review Un-invoiced Receipts (Period-End Accruals) 6. Submit the Unaccounted Transactions Sweep Program 8. Review & Resolve Amounts to Post to the General Ledger 4. Review Open Orders and Check the Workflow Status 4. Follow up Receipts-Check with Suppliers 5. Cash Management 1.Review Back Orders 1. Complete Daily Trading Activities 2.Review Customer Acceptances (Optional) 6. Generate Journals 5. Run the Payables Approval Process for All Invoices 1. Complete All Transactions for the Period Being Closed 2. Close the Current Oracle Payables Period 3. Receivables 7. 9. Ensure all Interfaces are Completed for the Period (Optional) 3. 82 . Review Held Orders 3.Chapter 12 Period End Processing .Review Discounts 7. Order Management 1. Projects 3.

Payables 6. Projects 3. Create Miscellaneous Transactions 6a.Perpetual Accruals 10. General Ledger 2. Load Bank Statements 3. Reconcile Oracle Payables Activity for the Period 11. Receivables 7. Assign All Assets to Distribution Lines 5.Generate Draft Revenue for All Projects 9. Review AutoReconciliation Execution Report 9. Perform Year End Encumbrance Processing. Run the Cost Distribution Processes 6a. Inventory / Cost Management. Run Mass Additions Transfer to Oracle Assets 9. Reconcile Outstanding Customer Balances 4. Complete All Transactions for the Period Being Closed 6. Accrue Uninvoiced Receipts 1. Generate Sweep Transactions 4.Review and Release Revenue for All Projects 10. Open the Next Inventory Period Oracle Financials E-Business Suite Release 12 Period End Procedures 83 .Run the Generate Cost Accounting Events Program 7. Generate Bank Statement Cashflows 8.Period End Process 10.Run Generation Revenue Accounting Events Process 11. Transfer Summary or Detail Transactions 9.Interface Transactions to Other Applications 2. Assets 10. Reconcile Transaction Activity for the Period 3. Run Maintenance Processes 5. Run Receipt Accruals . Complete All Maintenance Activities 4. Order Management 4. 9. Review the Unapplied Receipts Register 8.Generate Invoices 5. (Optional) 1. Complete All Transactions for the Period Being Closed 2. Reconcile Bank Statements 6.2. Complete Bank Transfers 7. Reconcile to Inventory 4.Run Create Accounting 12. Purchasing 8. Treasury 11. Reconcile Accounts . Cash Management 5. Complete All Transactions for the Period Being Closed 2. Open the Next Oracle Projects Period 3.

Run Standard Period End Reports 8. Run the Account Analysis Report for the General Ledger Cash Account 15. Cash Management 5. Rollback Depreciation 15.Change the Current Oracle Projects Period Status from Pending Close to Closed 17. Close the Current Oracle Payables and Oracle Purchasing Periods 7. Order Management 10. Print Invoices 13. Assets 10. Open the Next Oracle Payables Period 6. Resolve Unreconciled Statement Lines 9.Advance the PA Reporting Period (optional) 18. Review and Post Journal Entries 10. Reconcile to Oracle Receivables (Optional) 13. 6. Depreciation Projections (Optional) 12. Upload Journals from ADI (Applications Desktop Integrator) 84 19. Run Calculate Gains and Losses (Optional) 4. Create Service Contracts (Optional) 4. Run Bank Statement Detail Report 12. Review the Account Analysis Report 16. Run Transactions Available for Reconciliation Report 11. Post to General Ledger 13. Receivables 7. Resolve Exceptions on the AutoReconciliation Execution Report 9. Reconcile receipts. Correct any Invalid Entries to the General Ledger Cash Account (Optional) 9. Run Final Project Costing and Revenue Management Reports 16. Inventory / Cost Management.2. Run Standard Period End Reports (Optional) 7. Permanently Close the Oracle Projects Period (Optional) Oracle Financials E-Business Suite Release 12 Period End Procedures . Run Responsibility Reports (Optional) 11. Projects 3. Reconcile Oracle Assets to Oracle General Ledger Using Reports. Close the Current Oracle Receivables Period 12. 11. Run Standard Period End Reports and reconcile the Perpertual Inventory with GL 9. Create Accounting 14. 3. Run the GL Reconciliation Report 14. 8. Close the Current Inventory Period 9.Run Period Close Exceptions and Tieback Reports 8. Close the Current Oracle Purchasing Period. Create Deferred Depreciation Journal Entries (Optional) 8. Reconcile Receipts to Bank Statement Activity for the Period 7. Reconcile the General Ledger Transfer Process 6. Reconcile the Journal Import Process 10. Run Depreciation 11. Treasury 11. Payables 6. Post to the General Ledger 12. Purchasing 8. Review the Subledger Period Close Exceptions Report 13. Validate the Work in Process Inventory 5. 11. Third Party Balances Report 2.Update Project Summary Amounts 10. General Ledger 5. Open the Next Oracle Purchasing Period. Recocncile Cost Distribution Lines with General Ledger (Optional) 21.Transfer Invoices to Oracle Receivables 12.Restore Access to User Maintenance Activities 20. Complete Oracle Sub-ledger Interfaces to Oracle General Ledger 3.

Generate Reversal Journals (Optional) 6.2. Review the Unposted Items Report 16. Cash Management 5. Review and Verify Journal Details of Unposted Journal Entries 9. Run Reports for Tax Reporting Purposes (Optional) 14. Receivables 7. Post All Journal Batches 9a. Inventory / Cost Management. Run GL Trial Balances and Preliminary Financial Statement Generator Reports (FSGs) 11. Run Reports for Tax Reporting Purposes (Optional) 4. Reconcile Posted Journal Entries 13. Complete NonOracle Sub-ledger Interfaces to Oracle General Ledger (Optional) 5. Generate Mass Allocation Journals (Optional) 8. Order Management 4. Treasury 11. Payables 6. Projects 3. Translate Balances (Optional) 13. Run the Period Close Exceptions Report 10. Review and Correct Balances (Perform Reconciliations) Oracle Financials E-Business Suite Release 12 Period End Procedures 85 . Generate Recurring Journals (Optional) 7. Revalue Balances (Optional) 12. Assets 10. Purchasing 8. Open the Next Oracle Receivables Period 18. 9. General Ledger to Oracle General Ledger (optional) 14. Review Account Analysis Report 17. Consolidate Ledgers (Optional) 13a. Reconcile Intercompany (optional) 14. Run the Key Indicators Report (Optional) 15.

General Ledger 15. Purchasing 8. Run Reports for Tax Reporting Purposes (Optional) 21. 9. Projects 3. Perform Encumbrance Year End Procedures (Optional) Oracle Financials E-Business Suite Release 12 Period End Procedures 86 . Perform Final Adjustments 17. Close the Current Oracle General Ledger Period 18. Assets 10. Open the Next Oracle General Ledger Period 19. Inventory / Cost Management.2. Receivables 7. Cash Management 5. Payables 6. Enter Adjustments and / or Accruals and Post 16. Order Management 4. Run Financial Reports for the Closed Period 20. Treasury 11.

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