SAP Cash Management


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What Is SAP Cash Management?

SAP Cash Management provides a comprehensive overview of an organization’s cash flow by processing and analyzing all cash and bank transactions. This includes payments for supplier invoices, sales receipts, stand-alone payments, and unallocated payments/receipts. SAP Cash Management also allows for analysis of financial transactions over a given period, providing vital insights into liquidity.

What Is SAP Cash Management?

SAP Cash Management provides a comprehensive overview of an organization’s cash flow by processing and analyzing all cash and bank transactions. This includes payments for supplier invoices, sales receipts, stand-alone payments, and unallocated payments/receipts. SAP Cash Management also allows for analysis of financial transactions over a given period, providing vital insights into liquidity.

For businesses looking to streamline their financial operations, SAP Cash Management provides critical functionality for managing cash flow, including analyzing financial transactions and ensuring on-time availability of funds. There are three components included in SAP Cash Management powered by SAP HANA: cash operations, liquidity management, and bank account management. These components allow organizations to streamline order-to-cash processes, improve liquidity, and enhance visibility into cash movements.

List SAP Cash Management core capabilities include:

  • Managing bank account relationships
  • Cash flow and liquidity reports with a comprehensive overview of your company’s financial position
  • Maintaining accurate liquidity in the business
  • Analyzing financial transactions for a given period
  • Generating reports on cash position receipts and disbursements
  • Automating payments and collections processes

Key Considerations for SAPinsiders

Consider SAP Cash Management needs as a part of a move to SAP S/4HANA. By leveraging SAP Cash Management with SAP S/4HANA, organizations can generate a complete view of cash position and liquidity, empowered by the modern technical architecture of SAP S/4HANA. The ability to track, trace, and reconcile payments in real-time provides enhanced visibility into cash movements, allowing businesses to better forecast and budget for future expenses. Finance and accounting managers can use this information to make informed decisions about cash management and ensure that adequate funds are available as needed.

Implement SAP Cash Management in SAP S/4HANA as a sidecar option to help determine a roadmap. In this interview with SAPinsider, Natasha Doerksen of Cameco talks about her company’s SAP Cash Management implementation journey.

Prioritize opportunities to lower costs and increase operational efficiency with cash management automation. The way companies are leveraging cash management, bank community, and banking communications to address issues such as lowering bank fees has become more complex. By automating cash management functionality, including payment processing and reconciling supplier statements, businesses can reduce the time and effort required to manage their finances.

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  1. Cash Management Cash Visibility

    Preview of Upcoming Cash Management and Cash Visibility Research  

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    In the upcoming Cash Management and Cash Visibility benchmark report due for publication on June 30, 2022 (take the survey here), we’ll explore the cash management function, automation priorities to support cash visibility, and the collective insight of our SAPinsider community. We’ll look at strategy and innovation trends of SAPinsider organizations, as it relates to…
  2. Memo to IT: Bank Connectivity & SAP S/4HANA Migrations

    Today, 27% of respondents to SAPinsider’s research report that they are using bank connectivity solutions for their ERP systems. This lack of specialized bank integration tools is reflected by the average amount of time it takes organizations to perform bank integrations being 3 to 6 months—and less than 5% of respondents were able to complete…
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    SAP Cash Application Leverages Machine Learning

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    The first of many machine learning applications in the finance and risk portfolio in SAP S/4HANA Finance is SAP Cash Application, which streamlines the clearing process of open items for accounts receivable (A/R) transactions. When new transactions come into the system that result in exceptions, the machine learning application takes that prior information and decides…
  4. Setting the Foundation of Finance Transformation with SAP Cash Management

    A recent CFO Magazine study showed that many CFOs are looking to harmonize their banking relationships, standardize and speed up payments, and get real data driven insights on cash forecasting – all integrated to their ERP. In this session, we will share trends from customer projects and workshops and talk about specific ways companies are…
  5. SAP S/4HANA Treasury & Working Capital Management: Build Financial Resilience in Uncertain Times

    The current crisis has thrown many corporations into an unprecedented phase of uncertainty, most had not predicted. It has become clear that corporate treasurers have a central role to minimize the impact of the crisis, maintain business continuity, and emerge from those uncertain times even stronger. Companies need to take advantage of the embedded portfolio…
  6. Sun Chemical Significantly Reduces Errors in Cash Application Processes

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    SAPinsider interviewed Erin Carter, Manager Global Treasury Operations at Sun Chemical. The company is the world's largest producer of printing inks and pigments, has more than $7.5 billion in annual sales, and over 20,000 employees in sixty-three countries. About a quarter (26%) of SAP customers currently use an intelligent cash application solution, according to SAPinsider’s…
  7. The Changing Face Of Credit Management

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    Transform credit management into a powerful, profitable force that ensures lucrative sales, with the right customers, at the core of the financial value chain.
  8. Simplified Retroactive Rebate Processing with SAP S/4HANA Enterprise Management

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    Managing retroactive rebates can be a time consuming and challenging task. This article introduces the condition contract management and settlement functionality available with SAP S/4HANA Enterprise Management, which simplifies this task and ensures high performance and accurate calculations. It walks through the key steps involved in configuring end-to-end retroactive rebate processing with the condition contract…
  9. Financials: Case study: Cameco Corporation’s journey to implement a treasury management system based on SAP S/4HANA Finance

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    Learn how Cameco Corporation moved from a complex, Excel-based treasury management system that relied heavily on manual processes to one based on SAP S/4HANA Finance. FIN2017_Doerksen_Casestudycamecocorporations Natasha Doerksen If you have comments about this article or publication, or would like to submit an article idea, please contact the editor…. This content is available to Premium...…
  10. Financials: Case study: How JBS saved $1M a year by optimizing dispute and collections management in SAP

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    Find out how JBS eliminated manual tasks like email correspondence and invoice printing for past-due collections, retrieval and association of backup documentation, and deduction validation against trade promotion, and saved $1M a year. FIN2017_Sumner_Ankalgi_Casestudyhowjbssavnd Shreepad Ankalgi If you have comments about this article or publication, or would like to submit an article idea, please contact…...…
  11. How to Upload the Balance of Bank Accounts in the SAP ERP System into SAP S/4HANA Finance for Cash Management

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    Sergei Peleshuk provides an overview of SAP BW/4HANA and key considerations to think about when making the decision to migrate. This content is available to Premium Members. Sign In Learn more about Premium Access
  12. Cooking Up Cost Savings with Order-to-Cash Automation

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    With more than 6,000 customers on six continents, JBS USA sells a staggering amount of meat products all over the world. To improve how payments were collected from all of those sales, the business wanted to do away with manual financial processes and consistently — and in the process, lower its days sales outstanding (DSO)…
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    Adoption Methods for SAP S/4HANA Finance for Cash Management

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    Various organizations have started their assessment journeys to embrace SAP S/4HANA and are curious to know the options for implementing various functionalities. Cash management is one such area. In recent SAP S/4HANA Finance versions SAP has made classical cash management obsolete and has come up with new functionality called SAP S/4HANA Finance for cash management…....…
  14. How to Use Workflow to Streamline and Control Bank Account Management Processes in SAP S/4HANA Finance

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    In the wake of globalization of business, enterprise organizations need to continuously expand their operations. This expansion generates a need to have bank holdings in various countries to support the daily operations of payments and collections. SAP S4/HANA Finance for cash management has a component named Bank Account Management to centrally manage bank accounts. Bank…...…
  15. Lessons Learned from the First Customer Implementation of SAP Cash Management Powered by SAP HANA

    Reading time: 32 mins

    With the numerous changes involved in an SAP HANA implementation, a detailed explanation is required to have a good understanding of what has changed from doing an implementation strictly in SAP ERP Central Component (ECC). Learn the different components and various deployment options for running SAP Cash Management on SAP HANA. This article includes details…...…
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  17. Using SAP Bank Communication Management: Enhancing SAP Functionality with Custom Developments

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    This article expands on the topics in the Financials Expert article “SAP Bank Communication Management: What You Need to Know.” It outlines a number of nice-to-have custom developments around payment processing using the SAP standard provided alerts messages. Key Concept SAP Bank Communication Management is a relatively new module of SAP’s Financial Supply Chain Management…...…
  18. A Guide to SAP’s Credit Risk Analyzer

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    SAP’s Credit Risk Analyzer sub-module focuses on measuring, analyzing, and controlling counterparty risks. Learn how to use and configure it. Key Concept The Credit Risk Analyzer includes a risk control through limits and flexible limit management with online monitoring and reporting. This functionality allows corporate executives to set limit controls in their SAP systems, monitor…...…