PeopleSoft General Ledger Rel 9.1

Course Fees: $5368.00 excl. GST
Printed Manual: $0.00 excl. GST
Course Duration: 4 days
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The course focus is on leading students through the steps for successful implementation of PeopleSoft General Ledger while providing helpful information throughout. Students also learn how to best maintain PeopleSoft General Ledger and how to use its main features.

Through hands-on lab activities with relevant scenarios, participants learn how to establish ledgers and GL business units, enter and post journals to a ledger, close year-end books, and create financial reports with PS/nVision. Other topics included in this course are interunit accounting, ChartField combination editing, PeopleSoft trees, spreadsheet journals, and audit logging.

Learn to:
  • Implement PeopleSoft General Ledger
  • Create, Maintain, and Utilize PeopleSoft Trees
  • Create General Ledger Journals
  • Perform Interim and Year-End Close
  • Create PS/nVision Reports
  • Enable and Use Journal Audit Logging
Functional Implementer

Technical Consultant

Reports Developer

End Users



Suggested Prerequisite:



Introduction to PeopleSoft for FMS and SCM

Intro to PS for FMS and SCM Rel 9.1



  • Create and use business units and setIDs
  • Set Installation Options and User Preferences
  • Define and maintain ChartFields, ledgers, and calendars
  • Create and maintain PeopleSoft trees
  • Implement and use ChartField combination edits
  • Open and close multiple business units and ledgers
  • Enter and post journal entries to a ledger
  • Set up and use interunit and intraunit accounting
  • Create and import spreadsheet journals
  • Perform interim and year-end close
  • Create PS/nVision reports
  • Use PS/nVision on the web
  • Enable and use journal audit logging
  • Run delivered reports and inquiries
  • Understand summary ledgers
  • Create and use standard journal entries

General Ledger Business Process Overview

Describing the Basic Elements of PeopleSoft General Ledger

Describing the Implementation Steps for PeopleSoft General Ledger

Describing the PeopleSoft General Ledger Table Structure

Describing the Integration Points between PeopleSoft General Ledger and Other PeopleSoft Applications

Creating the General Ledger Structure

Establishing General Ledger Business Units

Applying General Ledger TableSet Sharing

Setting Installation Options and Common Definitions

Setting Installation Options

Establishing User Preferences

Establishing Account Types

Creating Detail Calendars

Defining Business Calendars

Defining ChartFields and ChartField Values

Planning and Creating PeopleSoft Trees

Defining the Significance of PeopleSoft Trees

Defining Tree Manager Terminology

Creating PeopleSoft Trees

Modifying Trees Using Tree Manager

Branching Trees

Sharing Trees

Preparing for Journal Processing

Defining Ledger Templates

Defining Detail Ledgers

Defining Ledger Groups

Associating Ledgers with a Business Unit

Maintaining Accounting Periods

Defining Journal Entry Templates

Defining Journal Sources, Classes, and SpeedTypes

Enabling Journal Audit Logging for General Ledger

Implementing ChartField Combination Editing

Defining ChartField Combination Edits

Linking Combination Edits to Business Units

Building the Combination Edit Data

Maintaining Combination Edits

Inquiring on Combination Edit Data

Process General Ledger Data

Describing the Journal Process Flow

Adding Journal Entries

Reviewing Journals and Determining their Status

Editing and Posting Journals

Maximizing PeopleSoft General Ledger Processing

Copying Journals

Unposting Journals

Creating Standard Journals

Selecting a Statistical Method

Setting Up Suspense Error Handling

Analyzing Financial Information

Importing Spreadsheet Journals

Preparing your Workbook for Journal Import

Configuring your Spreadsheet

Copying Spreadsheet Journals

Importing Spreadsheet Journals

Implementing Interunint and Intraunit Accounting

Selecting an Appropriate InterUnit Approach

Defining Interunit and Intraunit Transactions

Performing Required Interunit and Intraunit Setup

Reconciling Interunit Activity

Unposting Interunit Journals

Performing Year-End Close

Defining PeopleSoft General Ledger Interim Close

Defining PeopleSoft General Ledger Year-End Close

Defining ChartField Value Sets

Defining Closing Rules

Defining Closing Process Groups

Running the Closing Process

Running the Closing Trial Balance Report

Archiving General Ledger Information

Reporting Results with PS/nVision

Defining the PS/nVision Elements

Creating PS/nVision Layouts

Creating a Report Request

Running PS/nVIsion Reports on the Web



Implementing Document Sequencing for General Ledger

Defining Document Sequencing

Preparing for Document Sequencing

Processing Document Sequencing

Implementing Summary Ledgers

Analyzing Summary Ledger Requirements

Setting Up Summary Ledgers

Running Summary Ledgers

Defining Summary Trees