SAP FI – Define Posting Keys

  • May 29, 2018
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SAP FI – Define Posting Keys

Posting Keys in SAP FI are used to determine Account types (A, D, K, M, and S) and also the type of posting. It is 2-digit numerical key.

Different Account Types in SAP FI −

A = Assets
D = Customers
K = Vendors
M = Materials
S = General Ledger Account
Asset Posting Keys

Posting Key Description Debit/Credit
70 Debit Asset Debit
75 Credit Asset Credit

Material Posting Keys

Posting Key Description Debit/Credit
89 Stock Inward Movement Material Debit
99 Stock outward Movement Material Credit

There are various Account type posting keys available in SAP FI.

How to create a SAP FI Posting Key?

Go to SPRO → SAP Reference IMG → Financial Accounting → Financial Accounting Global Setting → Document → Line Item → Controls → Define Posting Keys → Execute.

Click the Create icon.

Enter the 2-digit numeric code (Example ‘02’) and the name of the posting key and press the Enter key.

Now you need to provide the following details −

Debit/Credit Indicator − Select Debit or Credit.

Account Type − Select the Appropriate account type.

Other Attributes − Select other appropriate attributes.

Reversal Posting Key − Update the reversal posting key.

The next step is to click the Save icon to successfully configure the posting key.

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