Work with accounting distributions, invoice validations and settlements in Dynamics 365 Finance

Business User
Functional Consultant
Dynamics 365

Accounting distributions are used to define how an amount is accounted for. For example, how the expense, tax, or charges are accounted for on a vendor invoice. Every amount must be accounted for when the vendor invoice is journalized has one or more accounting distributions.

Learning objectives

In this module you learn how to:

  • Settle transactions and undo settlements.
  • Distribute funds by using accounting distributions.
  • Configure invoice validation policies.


  • Basic understanding of finance and accounting processes
  • General understanding of purchase order Invoicing
  • The ability to use Dynamics 365 Finance for basic processing