These resources will help you find the right general ledger (G/L) accounts to use when classifying Revenue, Expense, and Balance sheet transactions.

Download the list of frequently used G/Ls

If you’re like most DLC users, the majority of your General Ledger (G/L) accounts will be classified as Expense, Revenue, or Transfer transactions. Expense G/L numbers always begin with “4.” Revenue and Transfer G/L numbers always begin with “8.”

Download the list of Frequently Used G/L Accounts and Recommended Revenue G/Ls for quick reference.

Review the list of all G/L accounts

If you are having trouble finding the appropriate G/L number for your transaction, search the listing of all active G/L accounts for the description that best fits your circumstances. If you have questions or need additional information, email gl-inquiry@mit.edu.

Search the FI (Financial) module of SAP

If you are searching for G/L accounts in SAP, you’ll find them in the FI (Finance) section. As previously noted, expense G/L numbers always begin with “4.” Revenue and Transfer G/L numbers always begin with “8.”

The Details

Download the list of frequently used G/Ls

If you’re like most DLC users, the majority of your General Ledger (G/L) accounts will be classified as Expense, Revenue, or Transfer transactions. Expense G/L numbers always begin with “4.” Revenue and Transfer G/L numbers always begin with “8.”

Download the list of Frequently Used G/L Accounts and Recommended Revenue G/Ls for quick reference.

Review the list of all G/L accounts

If you are having trouble finding the appropriate G/L number for your transaction, search the listing of all active G/L accounts for the description that best fits your circumstances. If you have questions or need additional information, email gl-inquiry@mit.edu.

Search the FI (Financial) module of SAP

If you are searching for G/L accounts in SAP, you’ll find them in the FI (Finance) section. As previously noted, expense G/L numbers always begin with “4.” Revenue and Transfer G/L numbers always begin with “8.”

Did You Know?

Use the Recommended Revenue G/Ls to identify appropriate G/L numbers for revenue transactions.
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