Oracle R12 General Ledger Setup & Management

Course Code: FGLSMR12

Duration: 1 day


Oracle R12 General Ledger Setup & Management Course Overview

This course is designed to give delegates the knowledge to set up and use Oracle General Ledger. Delegates will learn how to create an Accounting Setup, set up journals, define budgets and budget organisations and set budgetary controls. There will be opportunities to practice implementing many of the new features introduced in R12 General Ledger such as Primary and Secondary Ledgers, Reporting Currencies, Ledger Sets and Data & Definition Access Sets.

Course Objectives

By the end of the Oracle R12 General Ledger Setup & Management course, delegates will be able to identify the key implementation and setup issues of the Oracle General Ledger.

Who will the Course Benefit?

This Oracle R12 General Ledger Setup & Management is designed for managers in a finance department who need to set up and manage the Oracle General Ledger or systems administrators who need to carry out both initial set up and ongoing maintenance tasks. It would also suit delegates who currently work with Oracle General Ledger who wish to gain a greater appreciation of its available functionality.

Course Information

Our Oracle R12 courses and labs are based on Oracle Financials 12.1.3 software using the standard Oracle Vision database.

Skills Gained

The delegate will learn and acquire skills as follows:

  • Working with the Accounting Setup Manager
  • Setting up Accounting Periods and Calendars
  • Defining Accounting Flexfields
  • Defining Security and Cross Validation Rules
  • Performing General Ledger Inquiries
  • Setting Up General Ledger Journals
  • Setting Journal Profile Options
  • Setting Up Journal AutoReversal Criteria and Defining AutoPost Criteria
  • Opening and Closing GL Accounting Periods
  • Setting Up and Using Reporting Currencies
  • Defining Budgets and Budget Organizations
  • Enabling Encumbrance Accounting
  • Setting Budgetary Controls
  • Performing Budget Inquiries

Oracle R12 General Ledger Setup & Management Training Course

Course Introduction

  • Administration and Course Materials
  • Course Structure and Agenda
  • Delegate and Trainer Introductions


  • General Ledger Keywords and Concepts
  • Overview of the General Ledger
  • Define a Ledger
  • Define a Ledger Set
  • Define a Data Access Set


  • Accounting Periods
  • Accounting Calendars
  • Define an Accounting Calendar
  • Post Account Balances


  • Flexfield Considerations
  • Good Design Principles
  • Define the Accounting Flexfield
  • Parent/Child Accounts
  • Rollup Groups and Summary Account Templates

Session 4: JOURNALS

  • Key Set Up Considerations for GL Journals
  • Set Up Options for Journaling
  • Set Up Journal Options
  • Journal Profile Options
  • Journal AutoReversal Set Up Steps
  • Define an AutoPost Criteria set
  • Reports Listings and Inquiry Options for Journals


  • Security Rules and Cross Validation Rules
  • Define a Security Rule
  • Cross Validation Rules


  • Key Processes
  • Defining a Reporting Currency
  • Define a Cumulative Translation Adjustment Account
  • Enter Daily Rates
  • Enter Foreign Currency Journals
  • Enter Period rates
  • Enter Historical Rates
  • Profile Options
  • Work With Multiple Currencies in General Ledger
  • Translate From Functional to Reporting Currency
  • Transaction Level Conversion
  • Inquiry and Reporting

Session 7: BUDGETING

  • Overview of Budgeting
  • Create Master and Detail Budgets
  • Define Budgets
  • Define Budget Organizations
  • Protect a Budget Organization with a Password
  • Set Budgetary Control Options for an Account Range
  • Copy Account Ranges from an Existing Budget Organization
  • Add or Change Individual Accounts
  • Delete a Budget Organization
  • Budget Reports and Listings
  • Define a Rollup Group
  • Assign Rollup Groups to Account Segment Values
  • Create a Summary Account Template
  • Carry Out a Budget Inquiry


  • Automatic Balancing of Inter-company Transactions
  • Consolidating Multiple Companies


  • Set up steps in General Ledger
  • Set up steps in Purchasing
  • Funds Inquiry
  • Encumbrance reports
  • Transaction processing examples
  • Course technical content is subject to change without notice.
  • Course content is structured as sessions, this does not strictly map to course timings. Concepts, content and practicals often span sessions.


A working knowledge of Oracle General Ledger is required.

Pre-Requisite Courses

Course Reviews

Good course with relevant and concise information.

Luke - Finance Systems Manager - Utilities

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