Now, legal Entities can be mapped to entire Ledgers or if you account for more than one legal entity within a ledger, you can map a legal entity to balancing segments within a ledger.
While a set of books is defined by 3Cs
- chart of accounts
- functional currency
- accounting calendar,
The addition in this list the ledger is defined by a 4th C: the accounting method.
This 4th C allows you to assign and manage a specific accounting method for each ledger. Therefore, when a legal entity is subject to multiple reporting requirements, separate ledgers can be used to record the accounting information.
Accounting Setup Manager is a new feature that allows you to set up your common financial setup components from a central location.
While you can set up your Oracle General Ledger application in many different ways, and defer optional set up steps until you are ready to use the corresponding functionality, we recommend you use the order suggested in the following flowchart: Some of the steps outlined in this flowchart and setup checklist are Required and some are Optional. You need to perform Optional steps only if you plan to use the related feature or complete certain business functions.
The following setup steps are a high level overview of the setup steps related to Oracle
General Ledger and Accounting Setup Manager.
Click on Yes.
Click on Return to Accounting Setups.