Skip to main content
Business Central forum
Suggested answer

Posting a Purchase order

editSubscribe (1) ShareShare
ReportReport
Posted on by 20
Hi there i am new to business so when i click post and receive on the purchase order , i want help on where to find the creditors account or where do i put in the creditors account which needs to be credited when the transaction is processed so that i can look it in the chart of account... i have a stock account(21100) and a creditors account(3500) so how do i set those up guys so that i can see the ledger accounts in the chart of accounts. 
Categories:
  • Suggested answer
    YUN ZHU Profile Picture
    YUN ZHU 59,978 Super User on at
    Posting a Purchase order
    Hi, the following is part of the training content I have used, I hope it can give you some tips.
    Sales:
     
    Thanks.
    ZHU
  • Suggested answer
    Ben Baxter Profile Picture
    Ben Baxter 3,953 Super User on at
    Posting a Purchase order

    When you are doing “Receive” only, it is adding Quantity to your Inventory (assuming Items). The G/L will be updated if you are using Expected Cost Posting (recommended). There is no Payable balance to a Vendor at this point.

    The Vendor will get a Payable balance when the Purchase Order is Posted as “Invoice”. This could also be done from a Purchase Invoice linked to the Purchase Order’s receipt.

    Here is a Microsoft Learn to help: Purchase items and services in Microsoft Dynamics 365 Business Central - Training | Microsoft Learn

    Hopefully this helps you better understand the process.

    P.S. If this helps you resolve your question, please mark it as a Verified Answer to help other forum Users find the information.

    Best Regards,
    Ben Baxter
    Accent Software Inc

  • gdrenteria Profile Picture
    gdrenteria 2,718 Super User on at
    Posting a Purchase order
    Hi
    I hope this can help you, and give you some hints. 
    You need to review about vendor posting groups. 
    Best regards
    Gerardo

Helpful resources

Quick Links

What Motivates a Super User?

We know many of you visit the Dynamics 365 Community and Power Platform…

Demystifying Copilot with Georg Glantschnig…

Industry experts answer burning questions directly from our amazing Community…

Setting Up Knowledge Sources for Copilot…

Look at how configuring a comprehensive knowledge base is crucial…

Leaderboard

#1
Andre Arnaud de Calavon Profile Picture

Andre Arnaud de Cal... 283,068 Super User

#2
Martin Dráb Profile Picture

Martin Dráb 222,591 Super User

#3
nmaenpaa Profile Picture

nmaenpaa 101,138

Product updates

Dynamics 365 release plans