FIN Controlling

Combined Profitability Analysis

The Combined Profitability Analysis delivered with S/4HANA (also available for some ERP ECC versions on EHP7 and EHP8) has not been documented very well so far. Searching for cPA or Combined Profitability Analysis on help.sap.com does not generate any hits. In general it is quite difficult to find in-depth information on cPA. The cPA provides useful new funtionality: Flexible assignment of valuation strategies Flexible definition of parallel currency calculation Flexible definition …

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Combined Profitability Analysis

The Combined Profitability Analysis delivered with S/4HANA (also available for some ERP ECC versions on EHP7 and EHP8) has not been documented very well so far. Searching for cPA or Combined Profitability Analysis on help.sap.com does not generate any hits. In general it is quite difficult to find in-depth information on cPA. The cPA provides useful new funtionality: Flexible assignment of valuation strategies Flexible definition of parallel currency calculation Flexible definition …

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Product Cost By Order Cycle

Product Costing is the one of the core responsibility of the Controlling Department in any manufacturing concerns which varies from business to business depending on nature of its Product and Production. Its supports the organization in making loads of strategic decision along with other functional areas.Gaining some expertise of SAP Product Costing over the past few years, this is my attempt to provide the overview of SAP product costing process. …

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How to populate value into SAP Table ACDOCP

You may already know the Universal Journal Entry table ACDOCA, besides that, we have two other tables  ACDOCC ACDOCP(A –> Actual, P -> Planning, C -> Consolidation). In this blog, I would want to introduce How to populate value into SAP Table ACDOCP. 1 So, let’s firstly check the table definition in HANA studio, you can either check the definition directly in graphic mode or export it to SQL statement. Basically, this …

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Assigning and Checking Cost Component Structures in SAP Controlling

Excerpt from the book Product Cost Controlling with SAP by John Jordan. Used with permission of SAP PRESS. All rights reserved.   This blog summarizes the process for assigning cost component structures to organizational units and then checking these assignments, including a discussion of both the main cost component structure and the auxiliary cost component structure. The company code determines which cost component structure the standard cost estimate uses, which …

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Executing Overheads on Cost Objects in SAP Controlling

Excerpt from the book Configuring Controlling in SAP ERP by Kathrin Schmalzing. Used with permission of SAP PRESS. All rights reserved.   Summary: This blog gives an overview of executing overheads on cost objects during period-end closing. When you’re working with overhead rates in planning, you probably also want to apply overhead rates in actual. Of course, before you can apply overhead rates in actual, you’ll have assigned a costing …

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SAP CONTROLLING – PRODUCT COSTING PART-1

PRODUCT COST PLANNING In General, Material cost comprises: Material Cost. Direct OH (Conversion cost) The resources which are directly involved in the production to convert raw material into finished product. Indirect OH. It is nothing but Service department Cost. PROCESS OF COST DETERMINATION: Production dept. gives the Bill of Material and Process sheet. BOM contains the list of components of raw materials with quantities required to produce the product. Process …

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Validation: Prevent GL Account Sets from Posting to Cost Centers

Intro: There’s always an issue that SAP users by mistake post production consumption to cost centers through MIGO or manually although production consumption accounts should only be posted to production orders. The best way to prevent this mistake is to use Validation Rules (Trx GGB0) and specify the GL accounts that are not allowed on a cost center so the user gets an error whenever SAP is posting these GLs …

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Activity and Cost Planning: Flexible Upload Process: Part 2: Upload Process Steps

**Continuing from my earlier Part 1 blog on this topic. Link is   Activity and Cost Planning: Flexible Upload Process: Part 1: Configuration & Layout designing   Now continuing with the upload process.   Step1: First goto TCode KP26   Set Planner Profile as ‘ZSAPALL”     See that Layout ‘Z1-201’ is displayed;   Prepare the upload data in Excel using the attached format (First for KP26). Once the data …

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Activity and Cost Planning: Flexible Upload Process: Part 1: Configuration & Layout designing

‘Activity’ as well as ‘Cost’ planning are two of the major activities for any organization where CO is implemented. It has been observed that users struggle a lot to plan the data for Activity as well as Cost planning via transaction codes KP26 and KP06. This is because these are the transaction codes that will update the data one by one, and which is not feasible in business terms. Generally …

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