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Oracle Hyperion Financial Management Tips & Techniques by Peter Fugere

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Journals

So when you absolutely have to make changes that impact the general ledger data you submitted, you need to have a way to post amounts, and still see what was sourced from what. Whenever you want to make changes to a source system, you want to have controls on who is making and approving those changes. You want to have the descriptions and details behind that information. The Journal module provides all of that. However, Journals in HFM are not like journals in ledger systems. Journals are really just another way to get data into the system, with a couple of exceptions. Unlike WDEFs or grids, journals provide system reports to view that give you a trail of the changes made. There is also a simple interface to help users post the journals. ...

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