1. In Adminstration, Set Up System Security, select to open the group the user belongs to. 
2. Highlight General Ledger under System Components, and then Highlight Journal Entry under General ledger Privledges.
3. Click Options, from the grey bar
4. Under batch Privledges, unmark either Create a Batch, or Post a batch.
5. Click OK
6. Save and close the security group. 
7. Exit and sign out so the rights for the user are updated.