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Author's profile photo Anirban Dutta

Partner Bank Type for multiple supplier bank accounts

Partner Bank Type Functionality for multiple Supplier Bank Accounts


It is normal for suppliers to have multiple bank accounts whereby they may request payments for invoices to be made to designated accounts through Bank Transfer. Hence, there should be a way by which the Invoice processor should be able to earmark the supplier payee bank account for payment of invoices in the event there are multiple bank accounts.


The Partner Bank type functionality allows the selection of desired supplier payee bank account for Invoice processing and payments.


  • Payment Method is “D” or Bank Transfer.

  • Supplier has multiple bank accounts.

  • The supplier payee bank accounts should be maintained in the “Payment Transactions” tab of the Business partner master data.

At the time of Invoice creation for the particular Vendor, the Partner Bank type will be available for input.

If the Partner Bank type is left blank, the system will by default select the Payee Bank account maintained topmost in the Vendor master data (in this case ID:001). Hence it is recommended that the frequently used Payee Bank Account be maintained in the topmost line.

If the other bank account is required to be selected as the Payee Bank Account as per supplier request, the same should be explicitly entered during Invoice processing.

Please note that the Payee Bank Account can also be altered by modifying the Payment Proposal before scheduling the actual Payment Run.


We can thus draw the conclusion that the payee bank account can be controlled/altered both by the Invoice processor at the time of invoice creation through the Partner Bank Type and by the Payment Processor by editing the Payment proposal before scheduling the actual payment.

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      Author's profile photo Cassiano Lins
      Cassiano Lins

      Hi Anirban Dutta,

      Thanks for sharing!

      Author's profile photo Sai Giridhar Kasturi
      Sai Giridhar Kasturi

      well explained, thanks for sharing.

      Author's profile photo Sandeep Kumar
      Sandeep Kumar

      Thanks for sharing!

      Author's profile photo Gabriel Mattos
      Gabriel Mattos

      Good content! Thanks for sharing with us!!

      Author's profile photo Satyanarayana Sighakolli
      Satyanarayana Sighakolli

      Hi Anirban Dutta

      Good one. Thanks for sharing.

      Author's profile photo Marcin Nowacki
      Marcin Nowacki

      Thanks for sharing!

      Author's profile photo Diana Doguet
      Diana Doguet

      🙂 Exactly what I was searching...Thanks

      Author's profile photo James Moss
      James Moss

      I'm not seeing the partner bank type in my S/4HCEs system, has it been removed/deprecated?

      Author's profile photo Claudia Jost
      Claudia Jost


      thanks for the explanation. Question is, is there a possibility to apply different bank accounts automatically? Let´s assume depending on the company code?


      Author's profile photo Germán Ruíz
      Germán Ruíz

      Thanks for sharing, but now in S/4 BP, when one BP is used by many Company Codes (CC) as a vendor, each CC needs to pay this vendor to a different bank account, in some cases, if bank information is general info in BP master data, how can we setup a different bank of each CC? should exist a field in role FLVN00 - company code where you can enter a specific bank account for the vendor.


      Author's profile photo Maria Camaran
      Maria Camaran

      Thanks for sharing!