Understanding the use of Procurement BU as an approval attribute in the Supplier Spend Authorization
Understanding the use of two Procurement BU approval attributes in the supplier spend authorization approvals setup.
When authoring an approval rule for Manage Supplier Spend Authorization Approvals task, you will find two Procurement BU approval attributes. As shown in the screen shot, these attributes are available under different dimensions, supplier and sites dimensions. Let us understand what these attributes represent to ensure correct approval rules are setup using these attributes.
Procurement BU, Spend Authorization Approval Supplier Dimension
This procurement BU approval attribute represents the procurement BU available in the registering request that was approved to trigger the spend authorization request. In self-service registration, the procurement BU is part of the registration URL. For internal registration request, either the user selects a value (Suppliers Workarea), or there is an underlying logic to determine the value (Sourcing and Self-Service Procurement).