Valuation Accounts

You choose a default valuation account when you define organization parameters. Under standard costing, these accounts are defaulted when you define subinventories and can be overridden. Under average costing, these accounts (except for Expense) are used for subinventory transactions and cannot be updated. For a detailed discussion of cost elements see: Cost Structure. Material An asset account that tracks material cost. For average costing, this account holds your inventory and intransit values. Once you perform transactions, you cannot change this account. An asset account that tracks material overhead cost. An asset account that tracks resource cost. An asset account that tracks resource and outside processing overheads. An asset account that tracks outside processing cost. The expense account used when tracking a non-asset item.

Material Overhead Resource Overhead Outside processing Expense

Other Accounts
Sales Cost of Goods Sold Purchase Price Variance Inventory A/P Accrual Invoice Price Variance Encumbrance The profit and loss (income statement) account that tracks the default revenue account. The profit and loss (income statement) account that tracks the default cost of goods sold account. The variance account used to record differences between purchase order price and standard cost. This account is not used with the average cost method. The liability account that represents all inventory purchase order receipts not matched in Accounts Payable, such as the uninvoiced receipts account. The variance account used to record differences between purchase order price and invoice price. This account is used by Accounts Payable to record invoice price variance. An expense account used to recognize the reservation of funds when a purchase order is approved.

Project Clearance When performing miscellaneous issues to capital projects, the Account project clearance account is used to post the distributions.

Inventory A/P Accrual. Inventory A/P Accrual. . Expense. The other accounts are used as defaults or are not required. this account represents the inventory valuation error caused by issuing your inventory before your receipts. only the Purchase Price Variance. The other accounts are used as defaults to speed your set up. Expense. Invoice Price Variance.Average Cost Variance Under average costing with negative quantity balances. Invoice Price Variance. only the Material. Average Cost Variance. Sales and Cost of Goods Sold accounts are required. Note: For standard costing. Note: For average costing. Sales and Cost of Goods Sold accounts are required.