Setting up the ledger

Before we can start to use General Ledger, we need to create a ledger. In this recipe, we will set up the ledger for a legal entity based in the United States. The ledger consists of four main parts:

  • Chart of Accounts The structure of the account ACME_ACCOUNTING_FLEX.
  • Accounting Calendar The periods and the year for the financial transactions Monthly Accounting.
  • Currencies The functional currency of the financial transactions. All the current ISO 4217 currencies are seeded with Oracle E-Business Suite We will use USD (US Dollars).
  • Subledger Accounting Method The accounting standards applicable for the ledger Standard Accrual.

The Accounting Setup Manager is used to set up the ledger.

How to do it...

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