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Oracle Public Sector Financials (International) Implementation Guide
Release 12.1
Part Number E13417-04
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Internal Trading Setup

Overview

The Internal Trading setup procedure defines service types, charge centers and associated services, account ranges, originators, and authorizers, and defines system options associated with internal trading.

Charge centers are business units that raise the internal charge. Account ranges must be unique to charge centers because the account flexfield ranges describe the charge center. Authorizers have the authority to accept or reject a cross charge.

This setup is required to perform the Internal Trading procedures, which let you raise charges between charge centers within the same organization.

Internal Trading setup procedures are used to perform these tasks:

Prerequisites

Before setting up Internal Trading, you must:

Related Topics

Defining Ledgers, Oracle General Ledger User Guide

Enabling Oracle Public Sector Financials (International) Features Procedure

Internal Trading Setup Steps

This table lists the setup steps for Internal Trading.

Step Number Step Description Required or Optional
1 Define Journal Sources See Defining Journal Sources, Oracle General Ledger Implementation Guide Required
2 Define Journal CategoriesSee Defining Journal Categories, Oracle General Ledger User Guide Required
3 Define Automatic Posting Criteria. See Posting Journal Batches Automatically, Oracle General Ledger User Guide Optional, but recommended
4 Define Encumbrance Types See Defining Encumbrance Types, Oracle General Ledger User Guide Optional, but recommended
5 Set Up Internal Trading Setup Options Required
6 Set Up Internal Trading Service Types Required
7 Set Up Internal Trading Charge Centers Required

Setting Up Internal Trading Setup Options

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To set up Internal Trading Setup options:

  1. Navigate to the Internal Trading Setup window.

  2. Select a ledger.

  3. In the Segments tab, select a segment to override the default segment associated with a service type.

  4. Enter a prompt for the selected segment.

    This prompt is displayed on the Enter Cross Charges window.

  5. Select the Approval tab.

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  6. In the Auto Approval Limit field, enter the number of days after which a cross charge is automatically approved if it was not manually approved or rejected.

    Note: The time limit begins after the internal cross charge lines are submitted for authorization.

  7. Select Use Workflow to enable the Workflow approval process.

    Warning: If Workflow is enabled, it cannot be disabled if any cross charge is submitted in Workflow.

  8. Select Originator Can Approve to enable a cross charge originator to approve that cross charge.

  9. Select Use Double Timeout to enable double timeout before a charge is automatically approved.

  10. In the Find Approver Method field, select an approval method.

  11. Select the Encumbrance tab.

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  12. Select Use Encumbrance to enable encumbrancing for raised cross charges.

    Warning: If encumbrancing is enabled, you cannot disable it after creating the first cross charge.

  13. Select an encumbrance type.

Setting Up Internal Trading Service Types

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To set up Internal Trading service types:

  1. Navigate to the Services window.

  2. Enter a name and description for the service type.

  3. Enter a date range within which the service type must be active.

Defining Charge Centers

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To set up Internal Trading charge centers:

  1. Navigate to the Setup Charge Centers window.

  2. Select a ledger.

    Note: An originator can be assigned to multiple charge centers across ledgers, but an originator is limited to one charge center per ledger.

  3. Enter a charge center name and its description.

  4. Enter a date range within which the charge center must remain active.

  5. Select the Ranges tab.

  6. Place the cursor in the Account Low field.

  7. Select the authorizer's name.

  8. Select Active to mark the account range as active.

  9. Select the Service tab.

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  10. In the Name field, select the service type.

  11. Select the creation account to be assigned to the service type.

  12. Select the receiving account to be assigned to the service type.

  13. Enter a date range within which the service type for this charge center must remain active.

  14. Select the Originator tab.

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  15. In the Name field, select the originator’s name.

  16. In the Segments field, select the segment values associated with the originator.

  17. Enter a date range within which the originator must remain active.