Define Posting Rules for Settling Work in Process

In this step you specify the G/L account in Financial Accounting to which work in process is settled. You assign a results analysis cost element or a group of results analysis cost elements to two G/L accounts.

A posting document is created in Financial Accounting on the basis of the settlement of the work in process.

You can assign the results analysis data to the G/L accounts on the following levels:

The following results analysis categories are created from the assignment of the costs to line IDs:
You will usually define a posting rule that assigns the work in process with requirement to capitalize costs to the G/L accounts for unfinished goods (balance sheet) and stock changes (P+L).
Here you assign the individual results analysis cost elements to the G/L accounts.
For example, if the work in process for the material consumption costs are updated under results analysis cost element 672111 and the work in process for the production costs under results analysis cost element 672131, you can pass this information on to different G/L accounts in Financial Accounting.

Requirements

You must already have carried out the following steps:

Actions

1. Decide on what G/L accounts you want to settle work in process to.
2. Define posting rules by entering the following data:
3. Enter a results analysis cost element or a results analysis category.
4. When you have finished this step, set the "Financial accounting" indicator for the results analysis version.

Additional information