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Oracle Public Sector Financials (International) Implementation Guide
Release 12.1
Part Number E13417-04
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Secondary Invoice Approval Setup

Overview

Secondary Invoice Approval for Payables lets you enforce additional levels of approval within departments before an invoice or purchase order is released for payment.

You can create departmental groups, assign departmental approvers and invoice clerks to departmental groups, assign flexfield ranges to departmental approvers, and deactivate departmental approvers and invoice clerks in the Maintain Secondary Approval Relationships window.

Prerequisites

Before setting up Secondary Invoice Approval, you must define departmental approvers and invoice clerks as valid application users.

Secondary Invoice Approval Setup Steps

This table lists setup steps for Secondary Invoice Approval.

Step Number Step Description Required or Optional
1 Create Additional Users Required
2 Set Profile Options Required
3 Maintain Secondary Approval Relationships Required

Creating Additional Users

Create new users with access to Oracle Public Sector Financials (International) or assign existing users access to Oracle Public Sector Financials (International).

You must define users assigned to these roles:

Related Topics

Creating Users, Oracle Applications System Administrator's Guide

Maintaining Secondary Approval Relationships Procedure

Set Profile Options

Secondary invoice approval provides the following profile options:

For information on setting profile options, see the following:

Maintaining Secondary Approval Relationships

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To create a departmental group, define departmental approvers and invoice clerks, and assign flexfield ranges to approvers:

  1. Navigate to the Maintain Secondary Approval Relationships window.

  2. Select the operating unit.

  3. Enter a unique departmental group name.

  4. Select the user names of the departmental approvers permitted to authorize invoices.

    Note: Each department can have multiple departmental approvers assigned to it. A single departmental approver can be assigned to multiple departments. All departmental approvers within a group can approve invoices created by any invoice clerk within that group.

  5. Enter a date range within which the authorization must remain active.

    Note: Leave the End Date blank if the end date is unrestricted.

  6. To assign flexfield ranges to an approver, click Assign Flexfield Ranges.

    Note: Save the changes before defining the flexfield ranges.

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    Note: If no flexfield ranges are assigned, approvers can approve transactions for all accounts.

  7. Place the cursor in the From Flexfield field.

  8. Enter the lowest and highest flexfields in the range.

    The flexfield numbers are automatically displayed in the From Flexfield and To Flexfield fields.

  9. In the Invoice Clerks User Name field, select the user names of the invoice clerks permitted to enter invoices.

    Note: Each department can have multiple invoice clerks assigned to it. A single invoice clerk can be assigned to multiple departments.

  10. Enter a date range within which the assignment is active.

    Note: Leave the End Date blank if the end date is unrestricted.