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- accounting period
- The fiscal period used to report financial results, such as a calendar month or fiscal period.
- AutoPost criteria sets
- A grouping of options and submission frequencies used to select journal entries for automatic posting.
- balancing segment
- A chart of accounts segment used to automatically balance all journal entries for each value of this segment.
- balancing segment value
- The value of a balancing segment used to automatically balance journal entries.
- chart of accounts
- The account structure your organization uses to record transactions and maintain account balances.
- clearing company
- The intercompany clearing entity used to balance the journal.
- A grouping of flexfield segments to store related information.
- context segment
- The flexfield segment used to store the context value. Each context value can be associated with a different set of context-sensitive segments.
- context-sensitive segment
- A flexfield segment that may or may not appear depending upon a context. Context-sensitive segments are attributes that apply to certain entity rows based on the value of the context segment.
- conversion rate
- Ratio at which the principal unit of one currency can be converted into another currency.
- descriptive flexfield
- Expandable fields used for capturing additional descriptive information or attributes about an entity, such as a customer case. You may configure information collection and storage based on the context.
- descriptive flexfield
- A configurable field that captures additional information.
- flexfield segment
- An extensible data field that represents an attribute and captures a value corresponding to a predefined, single extension column in the database. A segment appears globally or based on a context of other captured information.
- A small interactive widget on the home page that provides key information and actions for a specific area, for example your personal profile. Each infolet can have multiple views.
- journal approval
- A process of authorizing a set of accounting transactions before submitting the entries for posting.
- journal batch
- An element of a journal entry consisting of the name, source, and accounting period. Used to group journals for processing and easier querying.
- journal category
- A name used to group journal entries with similar characteristics, such as adjustments, accruals, or reclassifications.
- legal entity
- An entity identified and given rights and responsibilities by commercial law through the registration with country's appropriate authority.
- natural account segment
- A chart of accounts segment used to categorize your accounting transactions by account type: asset, liability, owner's equity, revenue, or expense.
- opening accounting period
- Denotes an accounting period where transactions and journal entries can be entered.
- primary balancing segment value
- A segment value used to represent a legal entity in the chart of accounts and automatically balance all intercompany and intracompany transactions and journal entries.
- subject area
- A set of columns, or pieces of data, related to a specific business object or area.
- Information or data organized into a hierarchy with one or more root nodes connected to branches of nodes. A tree must have a structure where each node corresponds to data from one or more data sources.
- An automated process that passes a task from one user (or group of users) to another to view or act on. The task is routed in a logical sequence to achieve an end result.