Subledger Accounting: Proration Types in Multi Period Accounting
By SamanthaF-Oracle on Aug 29, 2014
Looking for an overview and explanation of different Proration Types in Multi Period Accounting (MPA) feature in R12?
Multi Period Accounting (MPA) enables users to create accounting for a single accounting event for more than one GL period. This functionality is primarily used to recognize revenue or a prepaid expense across multiple GL periods.
Within Multi Period Accounting, application provides different ways to Prorate the amounts.
- First Period
- Days In Period
- Total Days In Period
- 360 Days
The Amount prorated depends on the Proration Type.
R12: Subledger Accounting: White Paper Explaining Different Proration Types in Multi Period Accounting (Doc ID 1915795.1) explains the proration type in detail and includes a step by step guide on how to configure the MPA feature for a business transaction.