Technical Guide: Migrating SAP General Ledger Data for SAP S/4HANA

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  1. Get Your SAP General Ledger Terminology Right

    With the onset of SAP General Ledger, it is important to become familiar with a number of terms, vocabulary, and buzz words. Key Concept SAP introduced a new module commonly known as the new General Ledger with SAP ERP Central Component (ECC) 5.0 and further enhanced it in SAP ECC 6.0. It is now known…...…

  2. SAP General Ledger Extractors at a Glance: How to Avoid Costly Mistakes

    Learn how to choose the right SAP General Ledger extractor for your business needs among the different options provided by SAP. Key Concept The basic purpose of general ledger accounting is to provide a comprehensive view for external reporting. Until now, companies had to use multiple ledgers to meet reporting requirements for both external and…...…

  3. Migrate Your Classic PCA Reports to SAP General Ledger PCA

    Transitioning to SAP General Ledger profit center accounting (PCA) not only provides seamless integration with other FI modules but also makes drill-down reporting available for developing profit center reports. However, a major challenge while transitioning from classic PCA to SAP General Ledger PCA lies with making standard or customized profit center reports developed with Report…...…

  4. Achieve Cross-Fiscal Year Reporting with the Rollup Ledger in the SAP General Ledger

    Overcome challenges presented with the SAP General Ledger for simultaneous reporting by using the rollup ledger. Key Concept Rollup ledgers provide alternate means of reporting by collecting and evaluating data from various SAP components. By selective procurement of data, these user-defined ledgers provide flexibility to structure reports on specific dimensions in a way that meets…...…

  5. Simplify Segment Reporting with the New General Ledger

    Find out how the new General Ledger (G/L) in mySAP ERP differs from the classic G/L. With its new segment functionality, you do not need to create a Special Purpose Ledger to meet different compliance standards. Key Concept One of the requirements of International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS) is to report financial information by line…...…

  6. Learn How to Maintain Parallel Asset Values and Post to the SAP General Ledger

    Learn how to manage parallel values in SAP Asset Accounting using depreciation areas. Follow a discussion of parallel posting to the general ledger with the use of additional general ledger accounts. Key Concept SAP Asset Accounting (FI-AA) provides functionality to manage parallel asset values. In FI-AA, asset values are managed in parallel using a structure…...…

  7. How to Use the Extension Ledger Functionality in SAP S/4HANA Finance

    Learn how to configure and implement the new Extension Ledger functionality in SAP S/4HANA Finance. Find out how to deactivate a ledger in a company code. Key Concept The Extension Ledger, which is only available in SAP S/4HANA Finance, helps you to save space in the database. You can use it to avoid duplication of…...…

  8. Provide Parallel Product Costs for Inventory Valuation in the SAP General Ledger

    See how to take the parallel accounting functionality available in the SAP General Ledger and apply it in CO. You can use it to calculate multiple activity rates and multiple inventory values for your finished goods at period close. This means that although your logistics flows (e.g., goods movements and order confirmations) continue to be…...…

  9. Leverage Trend Information from the SAP General Ledger Using Existing and Undocumented Functionality

    Learn how to configure a comparative financial statement trend with one simple fiscal year and a period input variable using advanced Report Painter and Report Writer functionality, as well as some undocumented SAP functionality. Key Concept Since the ERP release on SAP’s NetWeaver Platform in 2005 along with the SAP General Ledger module, the underlying…...…

  10. Use Subsequent Activation of Open Item Management for Better Control Over Your SAP General Ledger Account

    Sometimes business users need to convert a non-open item managed account into an open item managed account and convert the existing line items of the account into open items. This step is sometimes required by businesses to have better control over their SAP General Ledger accounts. It helps in controlling and clearing the transactions. SAP…...…