Speed Up Period-End Reconciliation Between Affiliated Companies

  • by Kees van Westerop, Senior SAP Consultant, Kwest Consulting
  • March 15, 2005
During reconciliation between affiliated companies, the A/R balance in one company often doesn't match the A/P balance in the other company. Learn a quick and easy way to assign leftover documents to each other.
Key Concept
The R/3 transaction F.2E can help you analyze differences between affiliated companies. This transaction shows you all the documents for which it couldn’t find a corresponding document in an affiliated company.

One of the period-end tasks within every company is the reconciliation between affiliated companies. This is often a difficult and time-consuming activity.

For company codes that have their accounts receivable and accounts payable administration in the same client, SAP offers a transaction that can do automatic document reconciliation.

Transaction F.2E is available from Release 4.6A and is not well documented. I will give a brief description of the automatic reconciliation transaction between affiliated companies and describe its prerequisites.

Kees van Westerop

Kees van Westerop has been working as an SAP consultant for more than 25 years. He has an MBA degree in mathematics and a degree in finance. Kees has been concentrating on the financial modules, especially in general ledger accounting, cost center accounting, and consolidation. He also has a great deal of experience with rollouts of kernel systems and integrating finance and logistics.

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