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The Cost Centre Scenario tab is used to set a Cost Centre with rates as a scenario possibility. This can be used for forecasting for expenses and scenarios within budgets.  A code can be added and possible rates can be linked to the code for a specific period or date.

 

On this tab the following fields can be viewed:

 

hmtoggle_plus1Apply (Cost Scenario)

This Button will enable when:

A Cost Centre is selected in the 'Cost Centre Code' field,
The show button is applied,
Records are displayed in the Cost Centre Rates grid, and
one of the maintainable cells in the grid is selected.

 

To insert a new record to the table Cost Centre Rate Scenario, a Financial Year, Scenario code, and a rate value have to be specified.

 

A next row in the grid will display when a Financial Year, Scenario code, and a Rate value, (Labour etc) are selected.

 

The user must have a security profile linked to the Cost Centre function with an access allowed of Change.

hmtoggle_plus1Cost Centre Rates (Cost Scenario)

This grid will display the following columns:

Budget Scenario Code,
Financial Year,
Labour Rate,
Variable Overhead Rate, and
Fixed Overhead Rate from the Cost Centre Rate Scenario table.

 

When a Financial Year is selected in the View Options frame, the Financial Year column will be excluded in the grid.

When a Scenario is selected in the View Options frame, the Budget Scenario Code column will be excluded in the grid.

 

'Go To Field Update Function' icon and F7 - key. Take the user to the Budget Scenario function when applied.

 

All the Rate columns will display the applicable Currency Symbol.

 

If the Status is 'A' (approved), an error message will display on Apply. The user is allowed to delete a record from the Cost Centre Rate Scenario table if he/she  has the 'Budget Scenario Cost Centre Rates Delete' profile with Delete rights.

 

The Financial Year column will populate from the Financial Year table. The record can not be changed when the Status of the Budget Scenario is 'A' (approved).

 

The Scenario Code column will populate with scenario codes from the Budget Scenario table. The record can not be changed when the Status of the Budget Scenario is 'A' (approved).

 

The Description column will populate the description from the Budget Scenario table.

 

The Rate columns (labour, variable overhead, fixed overhead, total Rate) are maintainable fields with  the Total field displaying the sum of the preceding three fields.

hmtoggle_plus1Financial Year (Scenario)

On selecting this field the dropdown list will display the Financial Year's data of all the scenarios linked to this Cost Centre.  It will populate from the Cost Centre Rate Scenario table where data exist for the Cost Centre selected in the Cost Centre Code field.

hmtoggle_plus1Scenario

On selecting this field the dropdown list will display the Scenario Code, the Description and the Status of all the Scenarios linked to this Cost Centre. It  will populate from the Cost Centre Rate Scenario table where data exist for the Cost Centre selected in the Cost Centre Code field.

hmtoggle_plus1Show

This field will enable only when a Cost Centre is selected in the Cost Centre Code field.

 

All the scenarios linked to this Cost Centre will display in the grid.