When you perform assessment or distribution for a profit center accounting a profit center document is created. To post it you need to create a document type and number range. Without a assigned document type and number range sap will not allow you to post.
Maintain Document Type For PCA
You can maintain it for profit center accounting by using transaction code or following path;
SPRO > Controlling > Profit center accounting > Actual posting > Basic Settings: actual > maintain document types
The standard document type for such profit center accounting is “A0”. when you reach at the creation screen you need to assign the profit center document type against the currencies it uses.
Three types of currencies will be available to select here;
- Transaction currency
- Local/company code currency
- Profit center currency i.e. currencies stored for this document type
You need to select all the three types of currencies.
Under the field balance check you have following three options;
- 0: error if balance is not zero
- Warning if balance is not zero
- No balance check
You need to select any one of the above. This need to be decided based on the business process and the strategy you use. We suggest you to use “0: error if balance is not zero”.
Define number range for the document type
To define number range you can follow the following path;
SPRO > Controlling > Profit center accounting > Actual posting > basic setting: actual > Define number ranges for local documents