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Oracle Financials Interview Questions – Answers Included

Posted by Mahmoud Elemam on December 12, 2009

Below is a list of 25 Important questions that is asked in almost every financials technical interview question. I have also included some of the functional questions that are asked.Answers are included.

Qns: What is Flex field? What are different types of Flex field?

Ans: Flex field is used to capture information of your Organisations.

Qns: Difference between KFF and DFF.


Unique identifier

Stored in segment Column


Is used to capture additional information

Stored in attribute Column

Qns: How many KFF are in GL. AP , AR.


Module KFF

GL Accounting FF


AR Sales tax Location FF

Territory Flexfield.

Qns: What is symbol of DFF in the Forms?

Ans: Square Bracket [ ].

Qns: What is structure of KFF in the Accounting Flexfields.

Ans: Company

Cost center



Future use.

Qns: How many segments are in AFF.

Ans: max 30 segments and min two.

Qns: What are flexfield Qualifiers.

Ans: Flexfield Qualifiers is used to identify the segments. Various types of flexfield qualifiers are listed below:

a) Balancing Segment Qualifier.

b) Cost Center segment Qualifier.

c) Natural Account Segment Qualifier.

d) Intercompany Segment Qualifier.

Qns: What is Dynamic Insertions?

Ans: u can create Code Combinations at run time.

Qns: In which table Code Cominations id is stored.


Qns: In which table flex values are stored.

Ans: 1. fnd_ flex_Values

2. fnd_ flex_Values_tl

Qns: What is set of Books and in which table set of book is stored.

Ans : Set of Books is a Financial Reporting entity which Consist of three C.

a) Chart Of Accounts

b) Currency

c) Calendar.

Set of Books is stored in GL_SETS_OF_BOOKS

Qns: In which table Currency and Period Type Name are stored.



Qns: In which table Segment Values are stored and concatenated values are stored.



Qns: What are different types of Currency.

Ans: Functional Currency

Foreign currency.

Qns: What are different types of Calendars .

Ans: Different types of Calendars are listed below

a) Fiscal

b) Accounting

Qns: How will you attach set of Books to the Responsibility?

Ans: through Profile. GL SETS OF Books Name.

Qns: What is Profile and what are different types of Profiles.

Ans: Profile: Profile is the changeable option that affects the way your application runs. There are two types of profile.

1. System defined

2. User defined

Qns: What are different Profiles Level available in oracle apps.

Ans: Below are the Profiles Level available in oracle apps

1. Site(Lowest level)

2. Application

3. Responsibility

4. User.

Qns: Write Name of some Profile options.


1. GL Sets of Books Name

2. GL sets of Books id

3. MO:Operating unit (multi org).

4. HR:User type.

Qns: What is cycle of GL.?

Ans: In simple and layman words-

1. Open the period

2. Create Journal Enteries

3. Post the Journals.

Qns: In Which tables Journal entries created.

Ans: Important tables are-


2. Header: GL_JE_HEADERS

3. Lines : GL_JE_LINES

Qns: After Posting data goes in which tables.

Ans: GL_BALANCES.( Column Period_net_cr, period_net_dr).

Qns: What are Important tables in GL.










Qns: In which table Supplier information’s is stored.

Ans: Supplier information can be found in following tables




Qns: What is difference org_id and Organization_id.

Ans: Org_id is for operating unit and organization_id is for inventory organization.


28 Responses to “Oracle Financials Interview Questions – Answers Included”

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  10. sudershan said

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  11. suresh said

    Very good ..

    give more interview question an d ans..

    thank u so much

  12. Ahmad Yahya said

    is this questions are during job interview?

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