When entering data in Eautomate, most screens do not tell you what period you are posting in. When a period has been closed, this alert notifies the appropriate persons that the GL Modules have been closed.
See below for Sample:
On the flip side, maybe you know the GL Modules had been closed for the previous period and you aren't aware someone has reopened it.
Click here for detailed instructions on Month End closing
ID481 - GL Entry Posted where the DatePeriod <> to FiscalPeriod will help you make sure that if a previous month is opened, and not properly re-closed, your people will not accidentally start posting transactions (mostly voids) into the previous month. Click here for an overview.