FIN Travel Management

Travel Management 2018 – does the new year result in new per-diem rates for my country?

For many countries, the beginning of a new year  is related to changes in legal requirements – in case of travel management these changes most often refer to new per-diem rates for meal, accommodation and mileage. You are running a SAP standard trip provision variant and need to update the per-diem tables? Just check SAP note 1911364.   You are missing your country version in the note but you have …

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Travel Management Germany – New Functionality for handling Per Diem on First/Last Day of Trip

Legal rules for travel management in Germany (Privat Sector) state that in case the first/last day of the trip takes less than 8 hours per diem meals is reimbursed only in case the employee has been staying overnight. In case the employee has either set the flag “per-diem overnight” or recorded an accommodation receipt that fits to the trip date. With SAP Note 2543016 “DE: Overnight Stay and Calculation of …

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Concur and SAP Payroll: What Should You Do?

Excerpt from the book Concur: Travel and Expense Management with SAP by @sven.ringling, @hannah.smith.iprocon, and Andy Wittmann. Used with permission of SAP PRESS. All rights reserved.   Trying to integrate Concur with SAP Payroll? This blog gives you some quick tips for a workaround solution. Many customers want integration with Payroll in SAP ERP HCM for one or more of three reasons: 1. To pay expenses through Payroll 2. To …

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SAP Travel Management Postings to FI

This blog is related to SAP Travel Management Postings to FI. SAP Travel and Expense data posting to FI is one of the integration points of SAP Travel management along with HR module integration. This blog is related to transfer additional data to the FI interface which is either missing or required for posting to FI. The method FILL_EXT_RAWDATA of the Badi Interface IF_EX_TRIP_POST_FI is used for the supplying additional …

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Concur App Centre: action required, if you are on EU datacentre

At long last, the Concur app centre is now available for customers on the Concur EU data centre – activated on 12th August! The app centre has been available for customers on Concur’s US data centre for a while now, and now customers on the European data centre can take advantage of the fantastic integrations that the app centre offers. This is good news. However, you may find that your …

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Employee Travel Trip expense details in Manager’s work list (MSS), where manager can view expense details before approving / reject.

I had a requirement mentioned above and I have searched many blogs, I haven’t found solution for my requirement, and finally with the Business workflow workplace role, I am able to achieve my requirement, So I want to share the same… Happy learning 🙂 MSS using NWBC portal, viewing Tip expense details is possible, with the following role assignment in MSS Role. Add the single role “SAP_BC_BMT_WFM_NWBC_END_USER”   in MSS composite …

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Quick tip: overcoming the first hurdle to activate the new SAP-Concur integration

The technical set-up for the new Concur-SAP integration is not really rocket science (deciding on the best design and migration strategy for your organisation is probably the more difficult part). However, it seems some users fail on the very first step to do in Concur, when they follow the instructions, so here’s a leg-up: The connection is done in “web services” (register and enable partner application) to be found in …

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Switching off Unwanted Travel and Expense Apps in Concur

One of the big advantages of Concur is that the solution integrates with a large number of 3rd party apps and services. Users can connect their Concur accounts to the accounts they hold with taxi services, restaurant and café app,s and a whole zoo of further apps. That usually makes the process more efficient, less tedious and also more accurate, e.g. when e-receipt data goes directly from the vendor to …

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What I Learned About SAP ERP Concur Integration at Concur Fusion

SAP-Concur integration is something many customers and even more would-be customers in Europe have been waiting for. The old Dell Boomi based Financial Connector between Concur and SAP has never convinced anybody I talked to, but help is nigh! The new integration package, hoped to be available early in Q2/2016 comprises: Employee Master Data Synchronisation Direct integration (no file transfer) as job Concur fields can be mapped flexibly against SAP …

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Forget the Scare of ‘Hidden Cost’ in Self-Booking: Get to the Hidden Savings with Concur

…and banish he hidden cost of disempowerment I often find it interesting to hear the arguments for traditional sliced up processes against modern self service processes. Most notably when it comes to travel planning and booking, where the traditional argument suggests “hidden costs” in empowering employees. I firmly believe that these are far outweighed by the hidden savings, if you are using a state of the art solution like Concur …

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