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Oracle Hyperion Financial Management Tips & Techniques by Peter Fugere

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Account

The Account dimension represents a hierarchy of natural accounts. Typically, the accounts store financial data for entities and scenarios in an application. Each account has a type, such as Income or Expense, that defines its accounting behavior. You can use accounts for other types of data, like headcount, units, or inventory. Those accounts typically use other types, like Balance. The account type is one of the first required settings after you have defined the label and description.

Image Asset, Liability Accounts used on the balance sheet; these do not recognize period changes. If you had an asset Cash that had 10,000, it would be 10,000 ...

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