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What is Query 20: Journal Sources?

This is a key configuration related to the integrity of the controls over manual journal entries.  Please refer to the attached article for more information on these risks.

The table(s) covered in this query are described by Oracle as follows:

Contains journal entry sources. Each journal entry in your Oracle General Ledger application is assigned a source name to indicate how it was created. 

Sensitive Access Risk Rule ID:


Risk Description:

This is a critical setup relating to journal approval process.  Inappropriate changes could allow a user to override journal approval key control resulting in an unauthorized journal entry.   Unauthorized changes to the 'require journal approval' configuration of Journal Sources could result in an auditor's inability to rely on the journal approval automated control, if used by your organization.

Q020_Journal Sources