BALANC Balance

TBG12 Accounting and Auditing, Registration, Financial Information

A message used to exchange enterprise related balances between the enterprise and whoever may use them for the purpose of accounting, auditing, cost accounting, consolidation, financial analysis, etc.


Max use
  1. A service segment starting and uniquely identifying a message. The message type code for the Balance message is BALANC. Note: Balance messages conforming to this document must contain the following data in segment UNH, composite S009: Data element 0065 BALANC 0052 D 0054 21A 0051 UN

    1. Data element S009/0057 is retained for upward compatibility. The use of
    S016 and/or S017 is encouraged in preference.
    2. The combination of the values carried in data elements 0062 and S009 shall
    be used to identify uniquely the message within its group (if used) or if
    not used, within its interchange, for the purpose of acknowledgement.
  2. A segment identifying the balance message.

  3. A segment containing balance opening and closing dates and its preparation date.

  4. A segment containing the number of the balance linked to the message and its version number.

  5. A segment providing currencies which are specific to the balance message.

  6. A segment containing free text information, in coded or clear form, giving additional clarifications solely concerning the summary section. In computer-to-computer exchanges such text information will normally require the receiver to process this segment manually.

  7. Segment group 1
    Repeat 99
    1. A segment to identify a party.

    2. A segment to provide references which are specific to the concerned party.

    3. Segment group 2
      Repeat 99
      1. A segment to provide contacts related to the party.

      2. A segment to provide communication numbers of the contact.

  8. Segment group 3
    Repeat 99
    1. A segment to identify a characteristic.

    2. A segment to provide the value of the characteristic.

  9. Segment group 4
    Repeat 99999
    1. A segment indicating the trial balance line number within the message.

    2. A segment containing detailed information about debit or credit trend of the amount, the amount itself in local and original currency and the currency code relating to these amounts.

    3. A segment giving detailed information on the opening and closing dates of account.

    4. A segment containing a reference number which may be a journal page number (folio) and sequence number within the folio (line) as a single reference number or a serial number assigned at bookkeeping entry level (record number) for a given period.

    5. A segment specifying the quantity and the measure unit relative to the amount of the accounting trial balance.

    6. Segment group 5
      Repeat 9
      1. A segment containing detailed information identifying the treated main account number and its subsidiary account numbers.

      2. Segment group 6
        Repeat 99
        1. A segment to identify a characteristic.

        2. A segment to provide the value of the characteristic.

  10. Segment group 7
    Repeat 1
    1. A segment specifying the number of balance lines for a given period relative to the balance message.

    2. A segment adding up the total amounts in local and all foreign currencies in the balance message.

  11. Segment group 8
    Repeat 1
    1. A segment to provide authentication results.

    2. A segment to provide the date of authentication.

  12. A service segment ending a message, giving the total number of segments in the message (including the UNH & UNT) and the control reference number of the message.

    1. 0062, the value shall be identical to the value in 0062 in the
    corresponding UNH segment.

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