Introductory Guides to Product Costing in SAP Controlling

In this 2 part of series, you will find notes for the SAP functionality of product costing along with the corresponding configuration settings.

In first part, you will get an overview of:

  • Cost Component Structure overview
  • Master data for product costing (materials, BoM, Recipe etc.)
  • Costing variants
  • Valuation variant
  • Transfer Control concepts
  • Costing type, Costing version, Marking allowance
  • Costing sheets for overheads
  • Cost center planning and activity rates
  • Joint production, co-products, by-products
  • Costing of materials sourced from other plants

and in second part, you will get an overview of following topics:

  • Process Order Costing
  • Overheads Application
  • Period End: WIP/Variances/Settlement
  • FI Entries for Process Order Steps and PE Closing
  • Actual Activity Price Calculation and Cost Center absorption

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Overview of Product Costing & Material Ledger in SAP

After reading this document, you will acquire an overview of Product Cost Planning, Cost Object Controlling within SAP. You will also observe a product life cycle from perspective of Product Cost Planning and understand period oriented product cost controlling.

This material also covers Material Ledger that you will get to understand Actual Costing function. You will learn how to revaluate inventories of semi finished products, and finished products with calculated actual costs or accrue variances.

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Product Costing Master Data


In this paper it is covered the various master data required for the product costing module.Most of the master data is dependent on Production Planning Module(PP Module).

It is imperative for a Product costing consultant to understand the master data created in Production Planning module and its implications on product costing

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Step by Step SAP Product Costing End-User Documents

The provided file list consists of various processes related to SAP Product Costing which are essential for managing and analyzing costs associated with materials, production orders, and cost estimates within the SAP system. Here is the list of files shared:

C088 Settlement Prod Cost Collector Collective
CK11N Create Material Cost Estimate
CK13N Display Material Cost Estimate
CK24 Mark Future Price
CK24 Release Price Update
CK40N Edit Costing Run
CK44 Delete Costing run

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SAP Product Costing Made Easy

This guide aims SAP Users to understand how Product Costing is used to collect and allocate costs in manufacturing environment. It explains what you need to know to perform these tasks and helps you to assess the most appropriate costing method for your situation.


  • Product Costing Flow for Discrete Manufacturing Without Profitability Analysis
  • Product Costing Flow for Discrete Manufacturing with Profitability Analysis
  • Product Costing Flow for Make-to-Order Production with Valuated Stock and Profitability Analysis
  • Product Costing Flow for Make-to-Order Production with Profitability Analysis
  • Product Costing Flow for Assemble-to-Order Production with Profitability Analysis
  • Product Costing Flow for Repetitive Manufacturing with Profitability Analysis
  • Product Costing Flow for Engineer-to-Order Production with Profitability Analysis

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