S/4HANA Margin Analysis

From SAP S/4HANA 1909 & in S/4HANA Cloud, Profitability Analysis has been enhanced and renamed as "Margin Analysis". S/4HANA 1909 - Margin Analysis (Top-down as well as bottom-up) In S/4HANA Cloud, "Margin Analysis" is mendatory. In S/4HANA On-Premise, it's recommended SAP S/4HANA 1909 The Functionality comparison with S/4HANA 1909 From Costing-Based COPA to ---> S/4HANA … Continue reading S/4HANA Margin Analysis

MACRS : Asset Acquisitions(Mid-Quarter-Convention) S_ALR_87012047

Business -Requirement What does mid quarter mean? The mid-quarter convention treats all property placed in service (or disposed of) during any quarter as placed in service (or disposed of) on the midpoint of that quarter. Mid-Quarter Convention (USA) There are certain tax laws (mid-quarter convention) in the United States that require you to calculate depreciation on the basis of half-periods. … Continue reading MACRS : Asset Acquisitions(Mid-Quarter-Convention) S_ALR_87012047

Mixed-Costing (a)Within-a-PLANT (b) Across-Plant/Comp.Code

SAP mixed costing --> to cost a material using multiple alternative methods, e.g. when you manufacture a material with different internal processes,  then specify these through separate production versions. When we execute a cost estimate the system calculates the cost for each production version then calculates an average unit cost using weighting factors. When we … Continue reading Mixed-Costing (a)Within-a-PLANT (b) Across-Plant/Comp.Code

Product-Costing User-Exit

Develop Enhancements for Material Costing The following SAP enhancements are available for the area Cost Estimate with Quantity Structure: Costing Reports (SAPLXCKA)Costing Production Resources and Tools (COPCP003)Material Valuation with Cross-Company Costing (COPCP001)Costing Bulk Materials (COPCP004)Valuation Price for Materials from User Exit (COPCP005) Let's have a look at User-Exits for Costing-Reports: SAPLXCKA 1. Costing Reports: SAPLXCKA … Continue reading Product-Costing User-Exit

12.1 S4TWL – Reference and Simulation Costing : 2349294

12.1 S4TWL - Reference and Simulation Costing Application Components: CO-PC-PCP-REF System Conversion : Check existing processes for cost estimation : If You are currently using base planning objects (i.e CKHS-BZOBJ ='1' has records) to store cost estimates that can be included in cost estimates for projects, sales orders and so on as items of type … Continue reading 12.1 S4TWL – Reference and Simulation Costing : 2349294

WN : 1809 – Controlling – Production Cost-Analysis Enhancement

For 1709 S/4HANA, during Production-Order Costing, some customers did face the error PLANORD01 and the reason looks like (however this needs to be investigated further), it could be due to the enhancement based on new data-structure and new calculation logic. From SAP S/4 HANA 1809, Production Cost Analysis is enhanced based on a new data … Continue reading WN : 1809 – Controlling – Production Cost-Analysis Enhancement

WN : 1809 – Controlling – CostingRun – Quantity Structure Explosion

In S/4HANA 1809, In costing runs, quantity structure explosion is now part of the Selection step rather than a separate, optional step in the process flow. Explosion can be triggered with the Multilevel Quantity Structure Explosion option in the Selection step. Business Benefit : You use this option if you want to ensure that the … Continue reading WN : 1809 – Controlling – CostingRun – Quantity Structure Explosion

WN : 1809 – Controlling – CostingRun – Recurrence

Starting 1809 OP, Costing-Run can be set-up for a Recurrence Frequency of Once / Monthly / Quarterly / Yearly. CK40N Costing runs now offer a recurrence feature. This makes it possible to execute a costing run on a monthly, quarterly, or yearly basis without having to create the run manually each time. When you create … Continue reading WN : 1809 – Controlling – CostingRun – Recurrence

Planning in S/4HANA & SAC

There are lot of simplifications and improvements in some of the planning activities done in ECC and their equivalent in S/4HANA and SAP Analytics Cloud (SAC) S/4HANA Simplification List The ECC planning functionalities have been deprecated and replaced when S/4HANA was released The classic ERP FI-GL (new) planning is no longer supported in S/4HANA Finance … Continue reading Planning in S/4HANA & SAC

12.5 S4TWL Planning – P&L, ProfitCenter, CostCenter, ORder, Project : ACDOCAP

2270407 : S4TWL - Profit and Loss Planning, profit center planning, cost center planning, order planning, and project planning Reason and Prerequisites : This Simplification Item is relevant if:• Profit Center Planning is used if entries exist in Table GLPCP (check with SE16).• CO-OM Planning is used if entries exist in Table COEJ (check with … Continue reading 12.5 S4TWL Planning – P&L, ProfitCenter, CostCenter, ORder, Project : ACDOCAP

12.3 S4TWL – Technical Changes in Material Ledger with Actual Costing

SAP NOTE# 2354768 - Technical Changes in Material Ledger with Actual Costing With S/4HANA the data model for material ledger data has been changed significantly, especially when actual costing is active. ( Actual-Costing is Active - Technically this can be verified via database table T001W, field MGVUPD. 'X' means that Material Ledger Actual Costing is active … Continue reading 12.3 S4TWL – Technical Changes in Material Ledger with Actual Costing

S/4HANA 1709 : Production-Order Costing : Error

Error : you cost a production/process order (CO02/COR3).You enter the order number.Preform the cost calculation.You receive FINS_ACDOC_PLANNING009; "Category PLANORD01 does not exist" Reason & RESOLUTION Cause There is missing customizing in SPRO. The category PLANORD01 for production order costing is normally predelivered so it is not necessary for customers to create it manually.  Currently we don't know … Continue reading S/4HANA 1709 : Production-Order Costing : Error

Group-Reporting in SAP S/4HANA World

Group reporting supports the computation, creation, and disclosure of consolidated reports that provide information on the performance of a corporate group and consists of topics such as consolidation, reporting and analysis, and plan consolidation. Integration The figure below depicts how group reporting as part of SAP S/4HANA is integrated with SAP Group Reporting Data Collection and SAP Analytics Cloud and is … Continue reading Group-Reporting in SAP S/4HANA World

Realtime Consolidation with S/4HANA – starting 1610

Introduction:SAP has recently released S/4HANA 1610, it has released highly anticipated feature for SAP BPC Embedded i.e. “Real-Time Consolidation”. It is a huge step forward, and it will certainly help to increase the adoption rate of SAP BPC for S/4 HANA.Real-Time Consolidation is part of the S4CORE component. Therefore, no additional installation is required if you … Continue reading Realtime Consolidation with S/4HANA – starting 1610

Business Benefits (Use-Case) of SAP S/4 HANA

  https://blogs.sap.com/2015/10/13/business-benefits-use-case-of-sap-s4-hana/   Benefits of S4 HANA ? While one might be quick in identifying the “technical” differences and principles of SAP S/4 HANA, how do one tackle the question –> Does SAP S/4 HANA offer any tangible and immediate Business Benefits to my business? In this blog, I try to answer this question from … Continue reading Business Benefits (Use-Case) of SAP S/4 HANA

SAP Financial Closing Cockpit in SAP S/4HANA : Status & Roadmap

  Highlights of today;s Enablement Session : SAP Financial Closing Cockpit in SAP S/4HANA: Status and Roadmap   FCC – Financial Closing Cockpit (SAP FCc) is primarily for Entity Close ; SAP BPC is Group Planning and Consolidation   SAP FCc is planned to be part of SAP S/4HANA 1709 (as opposed to being an … Continue reading SAP Financial Closing Cockpit in SAP S/4HANA : Status & Roadmap