Close (form) [AX 2012]

Updated: February 17, 2011

Applies To: Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012 R3, Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012 R2, Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012 Feature Pack, Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012

Click General ledger > Periodic > Fiscal year close > Closing sheet.

Use this form to make closing adjustment entries as necessary at the end of the fiscal period.

Regular ledger transactions that are posted for the fiscal year are separated from closing postings.

The following tables provide descriptions for the controls in this form.

Tab

Description

Overview

Create and view closing adjustment entries.

General

View additional information about the period and totals for the selected closing sheet.

Button

Description

Closing accounts

Open the Closing accounts form, in which you can load and view balances for the closing sheet, edit transfers, and print and post the closing sheet for the selected account.

Post

Post the selected closing sheet.

Voucher

View ledger transactions for the selected closing sheet.

Print

Print the selected closing sheet.

Field

Description

Closing sheet

Enter or view the code for the selected closing sheet.

Name

Enter a name for the current closing sheet.

Posting layer

Select the posting layer for the current sheet.

Type

Select the type of period for the fiscal year, which is used for general ledger transactions:

  • Opening – The period can be used to record opening balances from the previous period.

  • Operating – The period can be used to record accounting transactions.

  • Closing – The period can be used to record general ledger transactions when closing a fiscal year.

From

Enter or view the starting date from which to load balances.

To

Enter or view the ending date from which to load balances.

Voucher

The voucher number that is used for posting transfers.

Post

Enter the date for closing sheet transfers.

Closing fiscal period

Select the name of the closing period to post to.

This field is available only if you select Closing in the Type field, and you enter a posting date for which multiple closing periods are defined for the fiscal calendar that is selected for the ledger.

For example, your organization defines two closing periods with the same dates, one for regular closing postings and one for auditor closing postings. In the closing sheet, after you enter a posting date, you must specify which of the two closing periods to post to because the posting date falls within the dates for both closing periods.

This list includes only closing periods that are open and that have a closing period date in the Fiscal calendars form that is the same as the date in the Post field.

Transaction date

The posting date when the legal entity gains knowledge of the transaction.

NoteNote

(ITA) This field is available to legal entities whose primary address is in Italy, and if the Transaction date reference to competence date field is selected in the General ledger parameters form.

Trial balance

The trial balance total for the closing sheet.

Transfer

The total of the transfers for the closing sheet.

Result

The total for the main accounts, if Result is selected in the Close field in the Main accounts - chart of accounts: %1 form.

Balance

The total for the main accounts, if Balance is selected in the Close field in the Main accounts - chart of accounts: %1 form.

Capital

The total for the main accounts, if Capital is selected in the Close field in the Main accounts - chart of accounts: %1 form.


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