Adding a cost center

You can use the Cost Center (alco_cost_center) table to add a cost center. The number of segments and the segment descriptions are determined by the first segment you select. Specify all the required segments. Each segment is independent of the other. You can use segments to determine the applicable business rules and to specify the search criteria for the reports.

  1. Click the Data tab.
  2. Select Cost Center and click Show Tab. The Cost Center screen is displayed.
  3. Specify this information in the Primary Information panel:
    The name of the cost center.
    The status of the cost center. The status can be Active or Inactive.
    External Key
    A unique external ID of the cost center, if required.
  4. Click Add in the Membership section, if required, and add the data groups.
  5. Click Save to add a cost center and save the data.