Configure access rights for a cost object controller

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Use this procedure to configure access rights for a cost object controller. This recording uses the USP2 demo data company.

Assign the cost object controller role

  1. Go to System administration > Users > Users.
  2. Use the Quick Filter to find records. For example, filter on the User name field with a value of 'alicia'.
  3. In the list, click the link in the selected row.
  4. Click Assign roles.
  5. In the list, find and select the desired record.
  6. Click OK.

Enable access list security

  1. Go to Cost accounting > Dimensions > Dimension hierarchies.
  2. In the list, find and select the desired record.
    • Select Organization.
  3. Click Edit.
  4. Select Yes in the Access list hierarchy field.
  5. Click View hierarchy.

Assign access rights to user

  1. Click New.
  2. In the list, mark the selected row.
  3. In the User ID field, enter or select a value.
    • Select Admin.
  4. In the tree, select 'Organization\CEO\CFO\FIM'.
  5. Click New.
  6. In the list, mark the selected row.
  7. In the User ID field, enter or select a value.
    • Select Alicia.
  8. Click Save.

Enable access rights in Cost accounting

  1. Go to Cost accounting > Setup > Parameters.
  2. Click the General tab.
  3. Select Yes in the Enable view access for cost object dimension members field.
  4. Click Save.
  5. Close the page.
  6. Go to Cost accounting > Setup > Cost control workspace configuration.
  7. Click Edit.
  8. Select Yes in the Published field.
    • If you select Yes, a user who is assigned one of the following four roles can see the reports in the Cost control workspace: cost accounting manager, cost accountant, cost accountant clerk, and cost object controller. If you select No, only a user who is assigned one of the following roles can see the reports: cost accounting manager, cost accountant, and cost accountant clerk.
  9. Click Save.