Automatic Account Determination

Automatic account determination is one of the most powerful tools in SAP. It allows the system to determine the correct G/L account to post to by considering the type of transaction and other factors. This feature provides a lot of flexibility and eliminates the need to hard-code the G/L account in source code.

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TIP Automatic account determination is also known as both automatic posting and automatic account assignment in the SAP system. We will use these terms interchangeably throughout this book.

As stated in the section “Retained Earnings” earlier in this chapter, all automatic account determination (with the ...

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