From basic transactions to troubleshooting, this title helps you execute your daily Controlling tasks with fewer steps and greater ease. It shows you how to manage master data, set up planning and budgeting work, and conduct actual postings using routine CO capabilities and new technologies integrated alongside the Controlling component.
This book focuses on the practical, day-to-day requirements of working with SAP ERP Financials. It guides users through the various Financial Accounting functions step-by-step: documents, account reports, special postings, automatic procedures, accounts receivable accounting, accounts payable accounting, general ledger accounting, closing operations, and asset accounting. Whether you are already an experienced user, or new to the world of SAP ERP Financials, you are guaranteed to find volumes of useful tips and tricks designed to help maximize your daily work. Comprehensive coverage of SAP ERP Financials: Learn how to make the best use of SAP ERP Financials in your daily work with comprehensive coverage of SAP General Ledger and much more. Tips and tricks for daily work: Maximize your time and avoid mistakes with numerous tips and tricks designed to help you get the most out of common tasks, features and programs. Step-by-step walkthroughs: Master even the most complex functions in SAP ERP Financials using step-by-step walkthroughs enhanced with screenshots and sample scenarios. Up-to-date for SAP ERP 6.0: Understand and leverage the new features in SAP ERP Financials and SAP Financial Supply Chain Management (FSCM). Helpful additional resources: Pinpoint the answers you need immediately in the detailed appendices, which include menu paths, a full glossary, and a complete index.
SAP is the world leader in Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) software; of the software?s modules, the FI (Finance) and CO (Controlling) are by far the most popular and are widely implemented. This book has no competition?it is the only book on the market on how to configure and implement SAP?s FI and CO modules to maximize functionality and features hands-on, step-by-step instructions and real-world examples that provide immediate and practical solutions. Updated for SAP?s ECC 6.0, the book covers FI enterprise structure, general ledger, substitutions and validations, automatic account assignments, accounts payable and receivable, asset accounting, accrual engine, closing entries, credit management, lockbox, CO enterprise structure, profitability analysis (CO-PA), and more.
SAP ERP modules are notoriously hard to configure and use effectively without a lot of practice and experience. But as SAP ERP Financial Accounting and Controlling: Configuration and Use Management shows, it doesn't have to be so difficult. The book takes a systematic approach that leads SAP Financial Accounting and Controlling (FICO) users step by step through configuring and using all the program’s facets. This approach makes configuration complexities manageable. The book’s author—SAP expert, trainer, and accountant Andrew Okungbowa—ensures that both you and your end users are up and running quickly and confidently with FICO. He also provides sound and tested procedures that ensure your implementation works without error. SAP ERP Financial Accounting and Controlling: Configuration and Use Management is in fact the most comprehensive and easy-to-follow SAP FICO configuration book in the market. It incorporates a hands-on approach, with hundreds of screen shots and practical examples, that allows a person without prior configuration training to make SAP FICO ready for use in the enterprise. You’ll find that you don’t need to be a rocket scientist to grasp the concepts explained and apply them to your work—even when the finances are complicated, such as with the ins and outs of taxes, currency conversions, or special general ledger entries such as down payments or bills of exchange. Providing an in-depth coverage of both configuration and end user procedures, the book covers most aspects of the SAP FICO certification syllabus—SAP’s view of the module’s key tasks and procedures—including: Configuring and using the general ledger and accounts payable and receivable screens Configuring and completing closing procedures, asset accounting, and financial reporting Configuring global settings and enterprise variables Accounting for both profit and cost centers Creating a house bank Integrating FICO with other SAP modules Taking a jargon-free tone and providing an abundance of examples, Andrew Okungbowa provides a clear understanding of configuration techniques and the breadth of functionalities encompassed by SAP FICO. And as an accountant, Okungbowa understands the needs of end users as well as of those answering to the CIO.
This up-to-date quick reference guides the reader through the most popular SAP module. It includes material on SAP ERP Financials, SAP FICO, and SAP R/3. Unlike most books that only provide questions and answers for certification or interview preparation, this book covers fifty common business situations related to ERP Financials/FICO and provides practical solutions for them. In addition, the book begins with over 200 FAQs and certification questions for those who need a quick review of the material. A CD-ROM with FICO templates, short cuts, and color figures from the book is included with the text.
This book offers a comprehensive introduction to SAP ERP Controlling (CO). You will learn the basic fundamentals of the organizational structure, master data, and functions of SAP Controlling, including overhead controlling, product costing, month-end closing, and reporting. If you would like to understand the basic fundamentals of SAP Controlling, with examples based on a case study approach, this book is for you! Using a fictional chocolate manufacturing company case study, you will learn fundamentals based on several day-in-the-life scenarios of various key functions such as cost planning, production controlling, actual costing, and information systems. Get detailed information on how SAP CO integrates with other SAP modules and obtain insight into the different functional areas typically used in manufacturing organizations. Dive into SAP ERP master data elements and get tips on how to maintain consistent and accurate data. Review the various planning methods available and get an overview of cost center planning, including overhead planning and labor cost planning. Understand how SAP Material Ledger can be used to accurately determine costs. Identify how actual costs are booked and absorbed. By using a detailed case study, practical examples, tips, and screenshots the author brings readers new to SAP CO quickly up to speed on the fundamentals. - Cost center and product cost planning, actual cost flow - Best practices for cost absorption using Product Cost Controlling - Month-end closing activities in SAP Controlling - Examples and screenshots based on a case study approach
In this book, noted expert Andrew Okungbowa explains SAP Asset Accounting (FI-AA) in SAP-ERP, including its associated business benefits, and guides you through the considerable complexities of SAP-ERP configuration. Using FI-AA for fixed asset management enables you to manage assets in multinational companies across a broad range of industries and produce reports to meet various needs in line with legal requirements. Configuring SAP-ERP can be a daunting exercise, however, and there are few resources that address these issues. Asset Accounting Configuration in SAP ERP fills that resource gap by covering the major aspects of SAP FI-AA for anyone with SAP experience and the basic accounting knowledge and bookkeeping skills necessary to apply configuration. It provides configuration explanations in the simplest forms possible and provides step-by-step guidance with illustrations and practical examples. What You'll Learn “li>In-depth coverage of FI-AA syllabus How to configure FI-AA accounting in SAP How to integrate FI-AA accounting with other SAP modules How to explain the functionalities of SAP FI-AA Knowledge gained from real-world practical examples and case studies Who This Book Is For The key target audience for this book includes SAP consultants, developers, accountants, support organizations and beginners. It is also a resourceful learning manual for universities and institutions whose curricula covers SAP-ERP Asset Accounting.
* Understand business processes, functions, and customizing options * Find real-world, practical examples to illustrate configuration concepts and processes * Benefit from detailed, step-by-step instructions and tips and tricks based on expert knowledge There's no need to look any further! This comprehensive book teaches you how to customize Financial Accounting in SAP ERP for all of your unique business scenarios. Whether you want to change your screen layout for end users or need to define new process variants in any FI component, this book makes configuring your solution easy for any business requirement. Practical Knowledge Acquire the knowledge behind the customizing actions. After reading this book, you'll be able to take over an implementation in any stage, or start one of your own. Integration with SAP Modules Learn how to integrate FI with Controlling (CO), Sales and Distribution (SD), Materials Management (MM), Production Planning (PP), and more. Learn How to Customize as You Read Discover step-by-step instructions, real-world examples, and see helpful screenshots to aid you in customizing your FI system.Comprehensive Coverage Find information on seldom-covered topics: Lease Accounting, Contract Accounts Receivable and Payable, and much more. Case-Study Approach Follow along with a fictitious global enterprise as the implementation team configures FI in SAP to meet business-specific needs and requirements.
* Detailed instructions on configuring SAP ERP Financials module * Examples to clarify the tricky areas in a configuration * Supported by screenshots to explain configuration of SAP financial module
Previously published under title: Integrating SAP ERP financials.
SAP S/4HANA Finance has transformed the CO-PA landscape! Learn about the updates and developments to profitability analysis in SAP S/4HANA Finance, and then configure your new system with step-by-step instructions and screenshots. Start with the basics: master data, actual value flow, and data enrichment. Then learn how to migrate your existing SAP ERP data into SAP S/4HANA Finance. The future of CO-PA with SAP is here!
If youre an SAP ERP Financial Accounting user or super-user, this book offers you 100 tips and workarounds that can be used withing your SAP systems to increase productivity and ease-of-use. The tips have been carefully selected to provide a collection of the best, most useful, and rarest information. This book unlocks the secrets of an SAP Financial Accounting guru for use by everyone.
This book, SAP FICO Black Book, brings to you a simple to the point non-technical jargon free discussion on SAP FICO along with comprehensive real life examples based on authors real life implementations. One of the first FICO books which cover business cycles rather than plain technical configuration. Targeting intermediate and advanced-level readers, this book discusses Implementation Tools; Enterprise Structure; New GL Configuration; Online Document Splitting; AR; AP; AA; Bank accounting; Integration of FI with Other Modules; Business Processes; Controlling; Cost Center Accounting; Product Costing; Material Ledger Configuration and Profit Center Accounting. The author has spent the last 10 years of his career acquiring this knowledge through the trial and error method. It covers the end user as well as technical configuration perspective. It can serve as a starting point for the people who want to comprehend how the financial and managerial accounting functions in an ERP. Most of the FICO text deals with technical configuration and throws little light on its functional implementation. This book is author s humble attempt to bridge the gap by providing real life scenarios along with technical details.
SAP Financial Accounting (FI) SAP FI module as the term suggests deals in managing financial transactions within enterprises. This financial accounting module helps employees to manage data involved in any financial and business transactions in a unified system. SAP Finance and Controlling (FICO) is one of the most widely used SAP modules. SAP FICO module includes SAP FI configuration, SAP CO configuration, SAP FI user and SAP CO user. Anyone looking forward to begin their career as an SAP FICO consultant needs to build a strong base covering all these aspects of SAP FI module and SAP CO module. This book will give you the step by step configuration process for the FI module with a brief overview of the CO module. Also included is the book is a host of screen shots and options to download video tutorials to assist with the configuration process. As the author I would like to thank you for the purchase of my book and hope you find this material helpful in your pursuit of becoming a SAP Software Engineer.
SAP for Dummies, SAP BooksStep by Step Screenshots Guided Handholding Approach to LearningExplaining FI, CO Modules & Concepts to guide Consultants, Users, End Users gain confidence, get comfortable with and improve productivity using SAP FICO. Topics CoveredChapter I Navigation in SAP [Part - I]Chapter II ConceptsChapter III Data EntryChapter IV Standard Reports in FICOChapter V Navigation in SAP - [Part II]Chapter VI SAP Tips & TricksChapter VII Customizing SAP LayoutChapter VIII Report Parameter SelectionsChapter IX List FunctionsChapter X ABC AnalysisChapter XI Extract ManagementBegin your journey with this book to understand and optimize using SAP FICO to take your career to greater heights.
_ Provides tutorials for the custom development of your SAP system _ Covers validations and substitutions, user exits, BTEs, BAdIs, and implicit enhancements _ Includes discussions on report development, accounting document processing, workflows, and more With this book, you learn how to create custom enhancements to standard ABAP code in Financial Accounting for SAP, which will allow you to address all corporate and/or country-specific business rules. The author takes a systematic approach to the topic, introducing general information about the subject of enhancements, and then offering specific coding tutorials consisting of step-by-step instructions and screenshots. Thanks to clear and concise instructions as well as numerous tips and tricks, you'll quickly learn how to find the appropriate enhancement for a particular problem, use all available data, and avoid common programming errors. Enhancing the Standard System Learn what functionalities are available for enhancing the standard system, and how to choose the right one. Corporate and/or Country-Specific Business Rules Explore the process of creating enhancements that will enable you to adhere to specific corporate and/or country-specific business rules. Interfacing with Third Parties Understand your options for custom enhancements that relate to exchanging data with external systems (banks, vendors, and customers). BTEs and BAdIs Learn how business transaction events and business add-ins can be used to enhance standard Financial Accounting functionality. Practical, Systematic Approach Benefit from detailed explanations and a systematic approach that will teach you how to develop custom ABAP programs to modify the SAP standard.
Explains the key financial integration points in Materials Management Includes best practices, real-world examples, and configuration steps for logistics, business transactions, and more Teaches you how to integrate procurement and financial accounting processes 2nd Edition Updated for SAP ERP 6.0, EHP 5 and 6 Master Financial Accounting (FI) and Materials Management (MM) with this completely updated and comprehensive guide. Explore the integration of MM and FI and optimize your entire supply chain network with ease. Ensure that you have the right product, in the right place, at the right quantity and price to meet your business needs. With a practical, straightforward approach, benefit from real-world examples, troubleshooting techniques, and step-by-step descriptions to create a smooth and efficient procurement process. Relationship between Materials Management and Financial Accounting Discover the relationship between Materials Management and Financial Accounting and learn how to drive an efficient procurement process. Configure your SAP Procurement Configure the FI and MM components with ease and learn the pros and cons of each within an SAP ERP workflow.MM and FI Processes and Concepts Improve your procurement process with a flexible and integrated MM solution set that highlights FI compliance and account and controlling postings. Technical Meets Functional Discover the technical aspects of SAP ERP functionality, including coding and database tables to help you develop a more technical understanding of integration issues. Second Edition, Updated and Expanded Updated to include new and expanded content on differential invoicing with respect to purchasing, inventory management, invoice verification, and more.