Unposting Journals

Purpose: Use this document as a reference for how to unpost journals from the General Ledger in ctcLink

Audience: Financial Staff

Perform this procedure when you are required to unpost a journal from the General Ledger.

Prerequisite: Before you can upost journals to the General Ledger, you must mark them for unposting. Marking a journals for unposting indicates that the journal entries should be included in any posting request that is pending for which the journals meet the specified criteria. You can exclude certain journals from unposting until you review and approve them.

Navigation: Main Menu > General Ledger > Journals > Process Journals > Mark Journals for Unposting

Marking a Journal for Unposting

  1. Click the OK button to acknowledge the following message:
  1. The Mark Journals for Unposting page enables you to select journals for subsequent unposting. Select or enter search criteria for the following required fields:
    • Unit (business unit)
    • Ledger Group
    • Year (accounting year)
    • Period
      1. Enter additional search criteria as needed.

Note: You can use a wildcard (%) in the Unit, Source, and Journal ID fields to return all values.

  1. Click the Search button.
Mark Journals for Unposting
  1. In the Select Journals to Unpost grid, mark the desired journals for unposting.
  2. Click the Unpost Selected Journals link.
  3. Click the OK button to acknowledge the message that selected journals will be unposted.

When you click the Unpost Selected Journals link, then click OK in the message, the system will automatically transfer to a Post Journals Request run control pre-populated with all the necessary parameters to unpost the selected journal(s).

Mark Journals for Unposting

Running the Unposting Process

  1. Use the Post Journals Request page to specify which journals you want to unpost based on business unit, ledger group, accounting period/fiscal year, source, journal ID, and journal date. You can run the Journal Post process for all business units. When you run the posting process, the system unposts only those journals that fit the request criteria and are marked to unpost.

Note: The system populates the Process Request Parameters region based on the selections made on the Mark Journals for Unposting page.

  1. Click the Run button
Post Journals Request
  1. Use the Process Scheduler Request page to enter or update parameters, such as server name and process output format.
    • Use the Server Name drop-down button to select the appropriate processing server for the request.

You can leave the Server Name blank if desired.

  1. Click the OK button.
Process Scheduler Request

Note: A process Instance number appears. This number helps you identify the process you have run when you check its status.

  1. Click the Process Monitor link.
Post Journals Request
  1. Use the Process List page to view the status of submitted process requests.

Note: The process has finished successfully when the Run Status column indicates ‘Success.’

Process List tab
  1. In the Process List section, click the Details link for the associated process instance.
Process List tab
  1. On the Process Details page, click on the View Log/Trace link.
Process Detail
  1. On the View Log/Trace window, click the log name link to open link.
View Log Trace
  1. Verify that the journal(s) posted by scrolling to the bottom of the log file.


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