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Procedure documentation Entering Business Transactions in Accounts Receivable  Locate the document in its SAP Library structure


To enter a document in Accounts Receivable using the standard transaction, from the SAP Easy Access screen, choose Accounting Financial accounting Accounts receivable Document entry Other Invoice - general or Credit memo - general.

  1. The Enter Customer Invoice/Credit Memo: Header Data screen appears. Enter the required document header data.
  2. Note 

    The system offers several functions. The functions are specifically designed for the relevant business transaction (for example, invoices or credit memos), or to simplify the process of entering several documents of the same type.

  3. Also enter the posting key and the customer account number of the first line item. Save your entries.
  4. Note

    The posting key and the reconciliation account for the customer account determine which fields are displayed on the next screen.

  5. The Enter Customer Invoice (or Credit Memo): Add Customer Item screen appears.
  6. Enter the data for the first line item.
  7. Note

    The posting key and the account number at the end of each screen determine which fields are displayed on the next screen for entering a line item.

  8. You need to enter at least one customer line item and one G/L account line item.
  9. If necessary, adjust or complete the line item.
  10. When the debits equal the credits, and the data is complete, post the document.


The system generates a document, updates the transaction figures of the account involved and, where applicable, informs you of the internally assigned document number.




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