Budget Vs. Commit/Actual Journal S_ALN_01000003
With transaction S_ALN_01000003, users can create a report to list available balance and drill down on transactions.
Enter S_ALN_01000003 in the Command field of the SAP Easy Access screen.
When the initial screen appears, click on the Get Variant icon. Be sure to blank out any User ID that appears on this screen. Execute .
Double-click on the appropriate variant: Direct Exp (excludes F&A) or Exp Only and .
Next enter the grant number and execute .
Note: The report runs by grant, which displays the report in date format. To display the report by sponsored class, choose the By Grant/Fund/Prog/Class in the Report Extraction section before executing the report.
Click on the RefDocument number to drill down into a document.
Click on the to expand grant information into sponsored classes.
Tips and Reminders
• If there is a reference document that has various account numbers, click the WBS element header and click on the Define filter criteria button. Then key in grant account (WBS element) and . This action will show the items that were charged to one particular grant account.
• To export to Excel: On the Menu bar, choose List, Export, Local File.
Choose Spreadsheet as the format for saving and click . Choose the desired directory for saving the document and name the file (as an Excel file). Click the Generate button. Go to the directory in which the document was saved and open the document for formatting or sorting.
• For Multiple Sponsored Program View: If a grant has changed to a different department number, the following steps must be completed to get accurate accounting information:
Choose the Report Extraction By Grant or By Grant/Fund/Prog/Class.
Choose Change layout to include Sponsored Program and move to the top of the column on the left-hand side.
Both sponsored program views are displayed.