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Block posting Journal Entries to GL Control Accounts

Tick box to block users from posting manual Journal entries to control accounts such as AR, IC and AP Control

  • Bernard Ford
  • Jun 14 2017
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  • Tim Rodman commented
    October 15, 2019 03:03

    Thank you so much for implementing this!

  • Olga Anisimovich (Product Manager Financials Team) commented
    April 05, 2019 06:09

    The feature was released in 2019 R2.

  • Janelle Durham commented
    April 04, 2019 11:59

    An absolute necessity to maintain balance between Sub Ledgers and GL balances.

  • Tim Rodman commented
    March 24, 2019 13:06

    Once this feature is implemented, combined with the new Discrepancy by Account screens in Acumatica 2019 R1, it will get A LOT easier to reconcile modules to the General Ledger:

  • Amber Placzkiewicz commented
    March 05, 2019 15:09

    This would be great!

  • Tim Rodman commented
    January 29, 2019 20:21

    Sitting in a session at Summit 2019 and happy to see Doug Johnson put this in the "voting had an impact" column

  • Douglas Johnson commented
    November 13, 2018 15:10

    Acumatica partners and customers: a special Focus Group meeting was held on Monday, Nov 19, 2018 @ 8am PST /  11am EST to review requirements and tools for restricting control accounts.

    To view the recording visit 

  • Ewa Gruszczynski commented
    August 31, 2018 18:33


  • Frederik Cronje commented
    August 22, 2018 08:51

    Please see Time Rodman's comment below - What if a column was added in the Chart of Accounts screen so you can decide which GL Accounts can't be chosen in the Account Lookup. It would be more manual for a user to set up, but it might be easier for Acumatica to implement and would allow you to handle ISV solutions that also have system accounts.  This can not be so hard to set up?  Clients in South Africa have a lot of frustrations because this is not available,  its expected from a financial system as a rule.  

  • Douglas Johnson commented
    June 21, 2018 16:21

    As of now we are targeting 2019, but we cannot guarantee that timeline.

  • Mike Lupro commented
    May 21, 2018 14:30

    Again, a comment from Acumatica as to what version this Planned feature will be available would be nice.  Waiting now for Planned for almost a year and several updates since then w/o seeing this feature.

  • Mike Lupro commented
    May 03, 2018 01:27

    This feature has been marked 'Planned' for a fair amount of time.  As of 2018 R1 18.103.022 the feature is not evident when looking at the COA form.  Please advise when planned will be implemented.  This is a badly needed feature.  Thank you, Mike Lupro

  • Frederik Cronje commented
    April 23, 2018 13:11

    Any feedback on when this will be implemented?  

  • Jennifer O'Brien commented
    April 09, 2018 21:33

    This is essential for internal controls.

  • Frederik Cronje commented
    February 23, 2018 12:45

    Any news on when this is going to be rolled out?

  • Joseph Steele commented
    December 14, 2017 19:32

    Great idea

  • Joseph Steele commented
    December 14, 2017 19:31

    Great idea

  • Mike Lupro commented
    December 07, 2017 04:36

    Reply to Tim Rodman:  I expect the SYSTEM to allow posting to Control Accounts FROM system interfaces like A/P.  The A/P Bill would post to the AP account but a MANUAL JE would not allow the AP account to be used.  Similar in CM - A Bank entry would be allowed to post coming from AR, AP, CM as PART of a normal transaction that would use that account.


    But if you PREVENT a user from having access to a control account, I believe Acumatica Security would halt the posting of 'normal' CM/AP/AR transaction that use the control account as the correct offset to the purpose of the entry. 

  • Tim Rodman commented
    December 06, 2017 22:11

    What if a column was added in the Chart of Accounts screen so you can decide which GL Accounts can't be chosen in the Account lookup. It would be more manual for a user to setup, but it might be easier for Acumatica to implement and would allow you to handle ISV solutions that also have system accounts.

  • Mike Lupro commented
    December 05, 2017 20:27

    Glad to see additional support for this functionality with 40 votes so far.

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