SAP Posting Key

Posting Key  in SAP FICO
SAP Posting Key is a 2 digit key to control line items. Posting Key config controls.
  • Whether the posting is debit or credit.
  • The type of account the entry will be made to. (G/L, Customer, Vendor, Assets, Material)
  • Posting key for reversal, if document is reversed.
  • Screen Layout – Fields can be suppressed, required or optional.
  • Field status can be controlled using Posting Key Field status as well as Field status Group assigned to G/L.
SAP Posting Key

SAP Posting Key

Below is the list of SAP Posting Keys :

Posting keys 1, 2, 5,8, 10,11,12, 15,25,27, 31, 32, 35 and 38 are some of the most important posting keys.

Maintain Accounting Configuration : SAP Posting Key List
Posting key Name Debit\Credit Account Types
1 Invoice Debit Customer
2 Reverse Credit Memo Debit Customer
3 Bank Charges Debit Asset
4 Other Receivables Debit Customer
5 Outgoing payment Debit Customer
6 Payment Difference Debit Customer
7 Other Clearing Debit Customer
8 Payment Clearing Debit G\L Account
9 SPL G\L Debit Debit Customer
10 G\L postings Debit G\L Account
11 Credit Memo Credit Customer
12 Reserve Invoice Credit Customer
13 Reserve Charges Credit Customer
14 Other Payables Credit Vendor
15 Incoming payment Credit Customer
16 Payment Difference Credit Asset
17 Other Clearing Credit Customer
18 Payment Clearing Credit Customer
19 SPL G\L Credit Credit Customer
21 Credit Memo Debit Vendor
22 Reverse Invoice Debit Vendor
24 Other Receivables Debit Vendor
25 Outgoing payment Debit Vendor
26 Payment Difference Debit Vendor
27 Clearing Debit Vendor
28 Payment Clearing Debit Vendor
29 SPL G\L Debit Debit Vendor
31 Invoice Credit Vendor
32 Reverse Credit Memo Credit Vendor
34 Other Payables Credit Vendor
35 Incoming payment Credit Vendor
36 Payment Difference Credit Vendor
37 Other Clearing Credit Vendor
38 Payment Clearing Credit Asset
39 SPL G\L Credit Credit Vendor
40 Debit Entry Debit G\L Account
50 Credit Entry Credit G\L Account
70 Debit Asset Debit Asset
75 Credit Asset Credit Asset
80 Inventory Taking Debit G\L Account
81 Cost Debit G\L Account
82 inventory Difference Debit G\L Account
83 Price Difference Debit G\L Account
84 Consumption Debit G\L Account
85 Change in Stock Debit G\L Account
86 GR\IR Debit Debit G\L Account
89 Stock inwd movement Debit Material
91 Cost Credit G\L Account
92 inventory Difference Credit G\L Account
93 Price Difference Credit G\L Account
94 Consumption Credit G\L Account
95 Change in Stock Credit G\L Account
96 GR\IR Credit Credit G\L Account
99 Stock Outwd Movement Credit Material

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