You must define all custom dimensions the first time you enable features. You can’t define these later.
While you can enable more features later, Oracle recommends that you enable only the features that planners currently require.
You can’t disable features later.
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Learn about enabling and configuring Financials.
- From the Home page, click Application , and then click Configure .
- From the Configure list, select Financials, and then click Enable Features.
- Select the features to enable.
Table 5-2 Enabling Financials Features
|Revenue / Gross Margin||
Enable revenue planning. Use your own accounts or select the provided Accounts and Drivers.
Enable expense planning. Use your own accounts or select the provided Accounts and Drivers.
See Enabling Expense.
Enable income statement planning. Use your own format or a predefined income statement format.
Enable balance sheet planning. Use your own accounts or select the provided Accounts and Drivers.
|Cash Flow Statement||
Enable cash flow planning and select a method. Use your own chart of accounts or select the provided Accounts.
See Enabling Cash Flow.
Enables rolling forecast for revenue, expense, balance sheet, and cash flow (depending on what you've enabled) to allow continuous forecasting beyond a one year timeframe.
Select to enable the ability to create budget revisions to an approved budget
Also enables integration with Budgetary Control. You can view current consumption, check that proposed budget changes do not go below what has already been consumed, and update budget changes to impact funds available. After budget changes are reserved and approved, the budget revision details can be viewed in Budgetary Control by drilling down on the current approved budget balances.
Enables planners to plan and forecast at the weekly level. You can enable weekly planning at any time.
You must perform this step the first time you enable Financials. You can’t do it later.