Financial Management

SAP remains integral to supporting core finance, accounting, planning and reporting processes. New market demands are requiring companies to improve efficiency and build resilient, responsive finance and accounting platforms that can support rapid change and innovation. Content in this topic area helps finance executives, analysts, and support professionals understand how to leverage core ECC solutions, SAP S/4HANA, and partner and SAP add-on offerings to optimize their core finance and accounting business processes and provide greater visibility and insights for finance teams. Content will cover a wide range of key topics from finance and accounting strategy, to evaluating SAP S/4HANA and Central Finance, to key solutions in Group Reporting, Planning, record-to-report, order to cash, and other core accounting processes.


  1. Don’t Let Uncertainty Derail Your Finance and Accounting Operations

    Reading time: 2 mins

  2. business partners

    An Introduction to SAP Joint Venture Accounting, Part I

    Reading time: 6 mins


  1. Cognitus Consulting

    Reading time: 6 mins

    A joint venture (JV) is an arrangement in which two or more parties come together and agree to pool their resources for a specific task. This task can be a new project or any other business activity. In a joint venture, each partner is responsible for profits, losses, and costs associated with the venture. Joint…
  2. Optimizing Financial Close and the Record to Report Process Research Webinar

    Thursday, February 3, 2022, 11:00 AM EST Over the last two years, SAPinsider research has shown that the financial close and record to-report process represent significant pain points for most organizations. Over-reliance on manual processes and poorly integrated systems have left many companies struggling with inefficiency. Attend this webinar to: Discover where SAPinsiders are when it…
  3. jorg kaschytza

    Keep the Best – Transform the Rest: How to Harmonize Finance on Your Way Towards a Global SAP S/4HANA

     Is this witchcraft? The classical path to drive innovation in Finance and Accounting in an SAP S/4HANA program is to start with a new system from the scratch. This implies a longterm project – especially for global organizations working in multi system environments. In the past years more global SAP customers tend to shrink project…
  4. Managing the Complexity of Bank Connectivity for SAP S/4 HANA

    With over 90% of survey respondents indicating that bank connectivity was one of the most complex aspects of their ERP transformation, Kyriba helps show how to remove this complexity and reduce both the risk and cost of your S/4 HANA transformation.
  5. How the Latest Cloud / Edge Engine Technology Offers Gains to Both SAP IT and Business Teams

    For any transactional based systems, the most overlooked technology advancement is a tax determination engine. 80% of companies are unaware of how technology has progressed over recent years. This session will outline: • How this latest technology advancements works with SAP. • What are the resulting benefits for both IT and business teams.
  6. Mary Sibley

    Your Future with SAP S/4HANA & Finance

    Recognize how SAP S/4HANA increases your value You know by now that SAP S/4HANA is SAP’s ERP system of the future. But what does it mean for you and your organization? How will it impact your processes especially when it comes to finance and accounting? Or the way you do business? In this session Mary…
  7. Impact20: Streamlining Your Accounting and Improving Collaboration with ONESOURCE

    Learn how the ONESOURCE platform can deliver improvements for Finance teams. Dive deep into how to optimize your financial operations and determine transactional taxes across the globe with the tax content powered application. Are you looking to automate staying up to date legislative changes and simplify your ERP configuration? Discover the ways ONESOURCE delivers added-value…
  8. Tips and Tricks to Ease SAP S/4HANA Finance Migration Challenges

    Are you ready for your finance project? Your SAP S/4HANA Finance budget is approved, but are you ready to start your SAP S/4HANA Finance project? Are your existing processes consistent for you to successfully migrate? Understand the key data objects (such as customers/vendors, consistent items and balances, consistent FICO setup and more) that you need…
  9. SAP Central Finance: Decision Points by SAP

    SAP Central Finance represents a key option in your path SAP S/4HANA. This session offers a clear explanation of what SAP Central Finance is and when and how it should be considered as part of your overall migration to SAP S/4HANA. Learn about the key intelligent enterprise capabilities of the digital core for reporting, central…
  10. The Universal Journal: Facilitating Continuous Accounting with One Source of the Truth

    The Universal Journal is one of the key innovations that was introduced with SAP S/4HANA Finance. It contains not only financial and controlling information in one table, but also operational data originating from logistics processes, which facilitates collaboration between finance and other areas of the organization. This groundbreaking approach allows for real-time access to information…