Process closing transactions overview [AX 2012]

Updated: February 21, 2011

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

The following topics provide information about tasks that are related to processing closing transactions.

Allocate transactions

Maintain ledger accounts

Close transactions

The following table lists the forms that support the process closing transactions business process component. The table entries are organized by business process component task and then alphabetically by form name.


Some forms in the following table require information or parameter settings to navigate to them.

Business process component task

Form name


Allocating transactions

Journal names

Create and manage templates for journals. This includes the management of posting restrictions for selected users or user groups.

Ledger allocation rule

Set up an allocation rule that you can use to determine the result of an allocation.

Ledger allocation rule destination

Define the destination of the data to be allocated.

Ledger allocation rule source

Define the source of the data to be allocated.

Process allocation request

Create an allocation journal that can be reviewed and approved before it is posted to the general ledger, or posted to the general ledger without review and approval.




Managing ledger accounts

Account number %1

View the journal entries that are posted to the selected ledger account.

Currency exchange rates

Adjust a ledger exchange transaction.

Fixed asset transactions

View all fixed asset transactions.

Journalize transactions

Journalize ledger transactions by entering them in the Ledger journal form with a record of the date, time, ledger accounts affected, debit and credit amounts.

Ledger settlements

Settle transactions between ledger accounts or cancel a ledger settlement.




Closing transactions

Chart of accounts

Create, manage, and view your organization's general ledger accounts in a structured list.


Transfer balances from the selected ledger accounts to the closing sheet.

Opening transactions

Transfer opening transactions to a new fiscal year.

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