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SAP Accrual Deferral Posting

Define Reversal Reason

Please follow the steps below to define a new define reversal reason in your SAP system:

Enter t-code SPRO in the SAP command field and Execute it.


Now on Customizing: Execute Project screen click the SAP Reference IMG button to proceed.

Reference IMG

Next, navigate to the following SAP IMG path:

SPRO -> Financial Accounting -> G/L Accounts -> Business Transactions -> Adjustment Posting/Reversal -> Define Reason for Reversal


On the Change View "Reason for Reverse Posting": Overview screen the user will see the list of previously defined Reverse Posting in their SAP system.

Reversal Posting

Next, click the New Entries button to define the new reversal posting 09.


Now on New Entries: Overview of Added Entries please enter the following details:

  • Text: Enter the text for the Accrual/deferral reversal
  • Negative posting
  • Alternative posting date


Once all the details are entered, click on the Save button to save the new configuration


Next, select your Customization Request id and press Enter to proceed.

Data was saved


Now the message Data was saved will be displayed on your screen.

Data was saved

The SAP user has successfully defined the new Reveral Posting in their system.

Enter Accrual/Deferral Document

Please follow the steps below to enter the accrual/deferral document in your SAP system:

Now under the Inverse Posting section enter Reversal Reason and date shown in the image below.

Inverse Posting

Under First Line Item section enter the Post key and Account number

First line item

Next enter the Amount of provision to be made and text.


Now, post the transaction display the document post

Reverse Accrual / Deferral Documents