Deleting Journal Entries

At any time you can delete an existing journal entry that has not been approved for posting or has not been posted. You can unpost a journal entry by deleting it if:

To delete an existing journal entry:

  1. Go to Transactions > Financial > Make Journal Entries > List.

  2. If available, click Edit next to the journal entry you want to modify.

  3. On the Journal page, from the Actions list, select Delete.

  4. At the prompt to confirm the action, click OK.


Special conditions exist to delete a currency revaluation journal entry in an open period. For details, see Generating Revaluations.


If the Require Approvals on Journal Entries accounting preference is enabled, users must have the Full level of the Journal Approval permission to delete approved journal entries. Users must have the Edit level of the Journal Approval permission to edit approved journal entries.

Related Topics

Making Journal Entries
Modifying Journal Entries

General Notices