SAP S/4HANA Profitability Analysis Configuration Guide (124 Pages PDF)

The SAP S/4HANA Profitability Analysis Configuration Guide [124 pages PDF] provides information on how to configure SAP S/4HANA Profitability Analysis (CO-PA). CO-PA is a module in SAP S/4HANA that allows you to analyze profitability by segment. Segments can be defined by product, customer, sales organization, or any other criteria that is relevant to your business.

The structure of this document is divided into the following areas:

Organizational structures: This area covers the configuration of organizational structures, such as company codes, profit centers, and cost centers.
Master data: This area covers the configuration of master data, such as products, customers, and sales orders.
Value fields: This area covers the configuration of value fields, which are used to define the segments that you will analyze in CO-PA.
Valuation: This area covers the configuration of valuation, which is the process of assigning costs and revenues to segments.
Reporting: This area covers the configuration of reporting, which is the process of generating reports that show the profitability of your business by segment.

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Period End Monthly/Yearly Closing Process in SAP: Training Presentation

In this presentation document on SAP Financials closing, you will learn required steps of the Period End Monthly/Yearly Closing procedures and define the primary roles and responsibilities associated with it.

  • Summarize the Period End Monthly/Yearly Closing process
  • Identify the steps for reconciling GL accounts
  • Describe the GR/IR Clearing Reconciliation process
  • List the steps to Perform Month-End/Year-End Closing

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Introduction to CO-PA in SAP S/4HANA: Overview Presentation for Beginners

Profitability Analysis (CO-PA) in SAP S/4HANA enables the assessment of profitability for distinct market segments, including products, customers, and their summaries, as well as organizational units like company codes or business areas.
Prepared by a leading consulting company, this presentation provides info about following list of CO-PA topics in SAP S/4HANA;

  • Key concepts and perspectives of CO-PA,
  • Costing based CO-PA vs Account based CO-PA in SAP S/4HANA,
  • Data Flow in CO-PA
  • Profitability Management Objects & Reports
  • Profitability Analysis Workbook: Sample End-User Scenario
    • Create Profit Center – KE51
    • Create Primary Revenue/Cost Element – KA01
    • Maintain Value Fields – KEA6
    • Maintain Characteristics – KEA5
    • Set Operating Concern – KEBD
    • Maintain Operating Concern – KEA0

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Variance Analysis in SAP CO Product Costing: Simple Guide with Example

If you work with SAP CO, you may have encountered variance categories in your reports or transactions. Variance categories are a way of classifying and analyzing the differences between planned and actual costs of a product or process. Variance categories can be divided into two types: input side and output side. Input side variances are based on the costs of the materials and activities that are consumed or used in the production process. Output side variances are based on the costs of the products or services that are produced or delivered by the process.
In this document, following list of variance categories are step-by-step analysed with a given example.

  • Input Side Variances
    • Input price variance
    • Input quantity variance
    • Resource-usage variance
    • Remaining input variance
  • Output Side Variances
    • Mixed price variance
    • Output price variance
    • Remaining variance

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Universal Cost Allocation in SAP S/4HANA: Overview Presentation

Universal Cost Allocation (UCA) is a new feature in SAP S/4 HANA that allows you to allocate costs across different dimensions such as profit centers, segments, or projects. UCA simplifies the cost allocation process by using a single transaction code and a common user interface. UCA also supports multiple allocation methods such as fixed amounts, percentages, or drivers. UCA can help you improve the accuracy and transparency of your cost management and reporting.
In this presentation document the author covers following list of topics:

  • What is Universal Cost Allocation ?
  • Why do we need Cost Allocation ?
  • Main Features and Benefits of using Cost Allocation in SAP S/4HANA
  • Step by Step Guide to Cost Allocation Process within SAP S/4HANA with screenshots

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Understanding COGS Split Functionality in SAP S/4HANA

Cost of Goods Sold Split functionality in SAP S/4HANA allows you to split the cost of goods sold (COGS) into different components based on different criteria, such as product category, profit center, or segment. This can help you to analyze the profitability and margin of your products and business units more accurately and transparently.

To use the COGS Split functionality, the author provides guidelines the steps required in the customizing settings and relevant splitting rules for general ledger accounts.

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SAP S/4HANA Finance End User Training Notes by Training Institude (196 Pages PDF)

This training document aims to provide a comprehensive overview of SAP S/4HANA Finance, specifically focusing on the Financial Accounting module. The document covers the basic components GL, AR, AP, AA and Cash Journal of SAP ERP Financial Accounting, . The training notes also delve into the various master data and transactions involved in each of these components. By studying this document, learners will gain a solid understanding of the fundamental concepts of SAP S/4HANA Finance, enabling them to effectively utilize the system in their daily financial operations.

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