How to Map Symbolic Account to G/L Account in SAP

The following SAP transactions are used to map symbolic accounts to different General Ledger Accounts

How to Map Symbolic Account to G/L Account

  • OBYG – maps symbolic accounts to financial accounts (liabilities)
  • OBYE – maps symbolic accounts to expense accounts (expenses)

How to Map Symbolic Account to G/L Account

Step 1) Enter OBYG.
Enter transaction OBYG in the SAP transaction code box

How to Map Symbolic Account to G/L Account

Step 2) Enter Chart.
Enter the Chart of Accounts. Click Enter

How to Map Symbolic Account to G/L Account

Step 3) Click on create.
In the next SAP screen, click create

How to Map Symbolic Account to G/L Account

Step 4) Enter symbolic account and G/L account.
Enter Symbolic account and G/L Account. Click Save to complete the task.

How to Map Symbolic Account to G/L Account

Step 5) Transaction OBYE Enter the Employee Group.
For transaction OBYE all the above process is same , just that you will have to enter the Employee Group also as show below.

How to Map Symbolic Account to G/L Account