1. "Journals: Allow Preparer Approval". Determines whether preparers can approve their own journals. The following values are available:
Yes: Preparers are allowed to approve journal batches that fall within their authorization limit.
No: Preparers cannot approve their own journal batches (this is the default value).
2. "Journals: Find Approver Method". Sets the default method for approval. The following values are available:
Go Up Management Chain: The journal batch moves up the approval hierarchy until it has been approved by an approver whose authorization limit is sufficientto allow the approval. The journal batch must be approved by all intermediate approvers as well (this is the default value).
Go Direct: The journal batch is sent directly to the first approver in the approval hierarchy who has an authorization limit high enough to allow approval. The preparer's direct manager receives a courtesy notice.
One Stop, Then Go Direct: The journal batch is first sent to the preparer's manager for approval. If further approvals are required, the journal batch is directly sent to the first approver in the approval hierarchy who has an authorization limit high enough to allow approval.
Request Approval From Approver timeout — the standard setting is 7 days. After this time has expired, Journal Approval notifies the preparer that no approver response has been received.