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Mar 06, 2009 at 01:17 PM

Account Requires Cost Center when Posting GI Against Sales Order


Hello SAP Experts,

We are currently experiencing a problem during goods issueance against sales order (VL02N). The system terminates the issueance and gives error:

"Account XXXXXX requires an assignment to a CO object".

We have tried maintaining the GL account in OKB9 and assign a default profit center there but i didn't work. The material master also contains the profit center. We were only able to post the transaction if we try to default the a cost center in FS00. However we dont want to assign a default cost center as cost centers differ by plant. We are wondering why it asks the cost center considering that it already contains the sales order assignment. We checked the field selection of the GL account, movement type and even the posting key and all showed that the cost center is not required. We are now in a dead end situation here. Please please help us.

Thanks in advance!