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General Ledger FAQ for R12 Accounting Setup Manager [ID 778826.

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In this Document Purpose Questions and Answers 1: How to Remove Balancing Segment Value Assignments from A Ledger? 2: How to Generate Reporting Sequence? 3: How can I setup a Legal Entity country, if the country is not available in LOV? 4: Is It Possible To Change The Ledger Currency After Setups Has Been Completed? 5: Can a secondary ledger be associated with more than one primary ledger? 6: Is it possible to enable average balances for a ledger in release 12 after the ledger setup is complete? 7: How to Disable A Reporting Ledger? 8: How to Disable a Secondary Ledger Already Created? 9: Is it possible to change the Subledger accounting method (SLAM) in the ledger definition after going live? 10: How to enable 3rd party control in R12? 11: How does one set up the Responsibilities and Data Access Sets needed for a Primary Ledger and Secondary Ledger, when the ledgers have different charts of accounts? Can a Ledger Set be used in this case? 12: Can Primary Ledger Be Changed To Secondary and Secondary To Primary After Few Years Of Operations? 13: What is the best source of information regarding Definition Access Sets? 14: How to Properly Assign/Remove Definition Access Sets in Oracle General Ledger R12? 15: How to delete data from the gl_interface table in Oracle General Ledger R12? 16: R12 Accounting Flexfield and GL Ledger Flexfield are not matching, is this a problem? 17: Do Report 'Trial Balance Summary 1' and 'Trial Balance Summary 2' Exist in R12? 18: How to Delete or End date Primary Ledgers in R12? 19: Community Discussions Feedback References

Applies to:
Oracle General Ledger - Version: 12.0 and later [Release: 12.0 and later ] Information in this document applies to any platform.

Purpose
The note answers some basic questions on Accounting Set Ups in Release 12.

Questions and Answers 1: How to Remove Balancing Segment Value Assignments from A Ledger?
Initially it was not possible to remove a BSV assigned to a Ledger once the setup has been complete. This functionality has just been implemented via Patch 7529614. However, this functionality does not apply to a Legal Entity. There is no possible way to removed a BSV assigned to a Legal Entity once the setup is complete.

7: How to Disable A Reporting Ledger? a.Subledger Journal Entry.1 for more information. the option to enable average daily balances is not available as part of the accounting setup manager. enter any name.1 for more information. b.1 for more information. If the jurisdiction is already set to yes.GL Journal Entry or GL Period Close .1 for more information. See Document 563546. 8: How to Disable a Secondary Ledger Already Created? Query for your Primary Ledger from the ASM and click on the "Disable" icon next to the secondary ledger you in the Secondary Ledger table. See Document 734099. 3: How can I setup a Legal Entity country. Same as in R11. then go to System Administrator Responsibility> go to Profile options> select the application name as General Ledger> then select the user by your user> in the profile choose <Default Country> . See Document 735468. 5: Can a secondary ledger be associated with more than one primary ledger? No. Document 444633. a secondary ledger can only be associated with a single primary ledger. 9: Is it possible to change the Subledger accounting method (SLAM) in the ledger definition after going live? . if the country is not available in LOV? Navigate into Legal Entity manager responsibility ->Setup -> Jurisdictions -> create identifying jurisdiction by setting identifying to Yes and territory to the country required. See Document 744962.1 for more information. change the default country to the country required.1 for more information. calendar and currency cannot be changed after the setup has been completed and any attempt to perform such a change in the tables will not be supported and is highly unrecommended.Disable the Reporting currency from Accounting Setup Manager In Accounting Setup Manager disable the conversions to the reporting ledger. See Document 556220. For extra setup information.1 for more information.2: How to Generate Reporting Sequence? The ledger is setup to have Sequencing Context defined for GL Period Close . Create a new ledger set and a new data access set that contains only the Primary ledger c. Update the GL: Data Access Set profile option at the responsibility level with this new data access set. 4: Is It Possible To Change The Ledger Currency After Setups Has Been Completed? It is impossible to change the ledger currency after the accounting setups have been completed. Then enter registration codes. Once the ledger setup is complete. in R12 the chart of accounts. 6: Is it possible to enable average balances for a ledger in release 12 after the ledger setup is complete? It is not possible to enable average daily balances for a ledger once the ledger has been saved.1. See Document 438089. See Document 761380.

14: How to Properly Assign/Remove Definition Access Sets in Oracle General Ledger R12? Follow Document 415901. Changing it can cause severe corruption. these will remain in the Definition Access Sets : Define form but will not have the definition name assigned to it (if all definitions were removed . changing ledger types is not permitted for the time being..then deleted it). Please log a service request with the relevant subledger team to get further advice on whether the change is possible. correct the data in your Subledger.1 for more information. See Document 560907. 16: R12 Accounting Flexfield and GL Ledger Flexfield are not matching. See Document 603624. beginning on page 1-137. 15: How to delete data from the gl_interface table in Oracle General Ledger R12? The gl_interface data in R12 must be deleted via a program submission Program Delete Journal Import Data and not via a form as in previous General Ledger versions. or Yes. 10: How to enable 3rd party control in R12? In the Segment Values form. separate responsibilities must be used for access to each ledger. repopulate the GL_INTERFACE table and rerun journal import. if. where the charts of accounts are different. 11: How does one set up the Responsibilities and Data Access Sets needed for a Primary Ledger and Secondary Ledger. If you do. Note: Do not delete Subledger data from the GL_INTERFACE table.1 for more information. you go from standard accrual to MFAR or the other way around.1 for steps on how to remove the definition access set. Instead.. Supplier. for example. Instead. is this a problem? . So a Ledger Set cannot be used in this case. The only way is to create new ledger after R12 implementation and use consolidation to get the history'. change the qualifier in the Third Party Control Account to be either of Customer. the Subledger and General Ledger will not reconcile. Note: You must have read and write access to the ledger or read and write access to all of the import data's balancing segment values or management segment values to delete the journal import data.in this example we only created one . when the ledgers have different charts of accounts? Can a Ledger Set be used in this case? All ledgers in a Ledger Set must share the same chart of accounts and accounting calendar/period type combination. 12: Can Primary Ledger Be Changed To Secondary and Secondary To Primary After Few Years Of Operations? No.The accounting method should not be changed without advice from the subledger team. but please note that Definition access set definitions cannot be deleted.. After that GL should NOT allow you to enter a manual journal against that account.1 for more information 13: What is the best source of information regarding Definition Access Sets? See the Release 12 General Ledger Implementation Guide. See Document 460654.

1 says that it is not possible to delete or end date the primary ledger whenever created and completed. the new Flexfield. So if you notice any inconsistencies between Accounting Flexfield and GL Ledger Flexfield can be completely ignore. See Document 565319. this can be done through the responsibility.As documented in the General Ledger User Guide and Implementation Guide. . Trial Balance Summary 1 and Trial balance Summary 2 do not exist in Release 12. Another standard report will have to be used based on the data needs. Users should completely ignore this Flexfield. GL Ledger Flexfield is created and maintained. to prevent access to the ledgers that want to be deleted and only access to the only primary ledger required and attached this Data Access set to the responsibilities. Yet.1 for more information. 17: Do Report 'Trial Balance Summary 1' and 'Trial Balance Summary 2' Exist in R12? The reports. 18: How to Delete or End date Primary Ledgers in R12? Document 782244. Also in R12. See Document 418154. Development has confirmed that the value for the dynamic insertion will not cause a problem. another way is to create a new Data access set .1 for more information.