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Accounting Methods

When you set up Payables you choose a primary and an optional secondary accounting method in the Payables Options window. The accounting method you choose determines the distributions Payables creates when you post your transactions. For each accounting method, cash or accrual, you choose a set of books to which you will to post transactions. You cannot change your primary accounting method after you post your transactions.

Set up Payables to create accounting entries in compliance with one of the following accounting methods:

See Also

Defining Your Chart of Accounts

Budgetary Control In Payables

Automatic Offsets

Foreign Currency Transactions

Intercompany Accounting


Posting When You Use Accrual Basis Accounting

Posting When You Use Cash Basis Accounting

Setting Up Your Accounting Method

Oracle Cash Management User's Guide

Encumbrance with Combined Basis Accounting

Encumbrance with Cash Basis Accounting

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