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.

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

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    An Introduction to SAP Joint Venture Accounting, Part I

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  1. Pantheon Inc

    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. Gain Control of Unresolved A/R Documents or Accounts with the Deduction Management Component

    Reading time: 3 mins

    The Deduction Management Component is a “bolt on” product provided by SAP’s Global Solution Center to enhance the functionality of the SAP R/3 Accounts Receivable module. This article describes how A/R and Credit groups, when faced with customers who do not pay their Total Amount Due, can gain control of complex resolution issues by using…...…
  3. Demystifying CO Module “Actual Costs” and “Actual Revenues”

    Reading time: 13 mins

    Within the CO module, the data values “Actual Costs” and “Actual Revenues” have additional meaning not always found in other modules (such as Profit Center Accounting, Special Ledger, and Costing-Based Profitability Analysis). For FI/CO report users and developers, it is sometimes confusing how such a common, everyday word, “Actual,” can represent a very uncommon, special…...…
  4. SAP Interface Technologies and Middleware Products

    Reading time: 11 mins

    These are some of the major tasks for a BW to HANA migration. by Peter Graf, Vice President of Marketing, SAPMarkets SAPinsider - 2000 (Volume 1), June (Issue 1) by Peter Graf, Vice President of Marketing, SAPMarkets SAPinsider - 2000 (Volume 1), June (Issue 1) by Karl Kessler and Joachim Jakob, SAP AG SAPinsider -…
  5. Write Costing-Based CO-PA Reports Your Readers Will Trust — Five Secret Tricks to Building General Ledger Reconciliation into Your ‘Profitability Analysis’ Data

    Reading time: 2 mins

    Section 1 of this article is especially for people who consider themselves CBR (Confused Beyond Recognition) by R/3’s “distributed” approach to accounting.1 Section 2 expands on this topic while specifically identifying some needed background information for examining CO-PA report challenges. Section 3 puts a finger on both some well-known and some not-so-well-known integration trouble spots…...…
  6. Strategic Enterprise Management with the SAP Balanced Scorecard

    Reading time: 23 mins

    These are some of the major tasks for a BW to HANA migration. by Peter Graf, Vice President of Marketing, SAPMarkets SAPinsider - 2000 (Volume 1), June (Issue 1) by Peter Graf, Vice President of Marketing, SAPMarkets SAPinsider - 2000 (Volume 1), June (Issue 1) by Karl Kessler and Joachim Jakob, SAP AG SAPinsider -…