Financial Accounting

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by Anurag Barua, Principal, TruQua Enterprises June 21, 2017
Financials – 

Anurag Barua explains how SAP S/4HANA and SAP Fiori are intertwined, and how you can combine the consolidated and streamlined financial capabilities SAP S/4HANA provides with the optimized navigation of SAP Fiori to increase user productivity and satisfaction. He also provides key best practices.


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by Rajesh Phanibatla, Senior Manager, Hitachi Consulting June 5, 2017
Financials/BI – 

Rajesh Phanibatla explains how SAP has simplified Profitability Analysis (CO-PA) planning (account-based) using integrated SAP Business Intelligence (BI) content. SAP delivers predefined BI content bundles that contain BI objects related to various work streams such as finance, logistics, and cash management. You can activate the relevant BI content bundles using transaction code BSANLY_BI_ACTIVATION or by navigating to SPRO > IMG > Controlling > General Controlling > Planning > Setup for Planning > Activate BI Bundle Content for Planning in the configuration menu. This functionality is now part of SAP Business Planning and Consolidation (SAP BPC) Optimized for SAP S/4HANA.


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by Gaurav Aggarwal, Lead Consultant, SAP S/4HANA Finance, Infosys Limited May 15, 2017
Financials – 

Gaurav Aggarwal explains the cash management functionality in SAP S/4HANA Finance and shows various options for implementing the SAP S/4HANA Finance for cash management component.


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by Janet Salmon, Product Manager, SAP AG | Stefan Walz, Chief Business Process Architect, Financials Development, SAP May 11, 2017
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Janet Salmon and Stefan Walz look at real-time Profitability Analysis (CO-PA) processes in the context of project-based services with a view to combining a simple form of revenue recognition with enhanced cost management insights. They explain how each posting to a project can be extended to update the associated profitability characteristics and how to use project time confirmation to trigger real-time revenue recognition. They describe which types of projects can benefit from this approach, discuss the impact of deriving profitability characteristics at the time of posting, and explain the new configuration options delivered with SAP S/4HANA 1610.

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by Kees van Westerop, Senior SAP Consultant, Kwest Consulting April 10, 2017
Financials – 
Kees van Westerop explains how to exclude certain expense items from automatic withholding tax calculation.

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by Gaurav Aggarwal, Lead Consultant, SAP S/4HANA Finance, Infosys Limited April 3, 2017
Financials – 
Gaurav Aggarwal explains the workflow functionality in Bank Account Management in SAP S/4HANA Finance for cash management. He shows you configuration steps, explains process flows, and provides tips and tricks for the bank account handling.

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by Katharina Reichert, Finance Solutions, SAP SE March 29, 2017
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Companies want to understand more about what adopting a hybrid cloud scenario means. Katharina Reichert describes the effort required to adopt a software-as-a-service (SaaS) solution for creating a customer-facing bill presentment and payment platform called SAP S/4HANA Cloud for customer payments. There are six main steps: preparing your SAP ERP Central Component (ECC) system, back-end customizing, SAP Cloud Platform steps and technical user creation, customer master data updates, user management, and testing.

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by Roshan Agrawal, Consultant, Deloitte Consulting Pvt. Ltd. | Vaibhav Bansal, Sr. Consultant, Deloitte CON India Pvt. Ltd. March 20, 2017
Financials – 
Roshan Agrawal and Vaibhav Bansal explain how standard security deposit conversion functionality can be enhanced to provide automatic determination of accounting entries and interest key population on the SAP Contract Accounts Receivable and Payable (FI-CA) security deposit based on the security deposit request reasons without changing the business process. They also explain how this enhanced functionality leverages the standard SAP security deposit reports for reporting. They cover details of automatic determination of a general ledger (G/L) account based on the security deposit request reason during the life cycle of the security deposit amount withheld by the company.

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by Ajay Maheshwari, SAP FI/CO and SAP S4/HANA Solution Architect | Kavita Agarwal, SAP FI/CO and SAP S/4HANA Solution Architect February 27, 2017
Financials – 
The authors explain the new features available in finance as of SAP S/4HANA Finance 1610 such as the simulation extension ledger, user-defined currency types, and the choice of currency conversion–real time or period end.

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by Ajay Maheshwari, SAP FI/CO and SAP S4/HANA Solution Architect | Kavita Agarwal, SAP FI/CO and SAP S/4HANA Solution Architect February 2, 2017
Financials – 

Ajay Maheshwari and Kavita Agarwal explain the steps to set up the new Asset Accounting (FI-AA) functionality for parallel reporting where you follow different fiscal year variants between leading and non-leading ledgers in SAP S/4HANA Finance.


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by Ajay Maheshwari, SAP FI/CO and SAP S4/HANA Solution Architect January 23, 2017
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Ajay Maheshwari explains how you can now see real-time profitability from Profitability Analysis (CO-PA) even without settling the related expenses or incomes to CO-PA. You now have a feature that helps you to make a posting to the internal order and the data is updated in real time to CO-PA characteristics as well, without settlements.

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by Ravish Prabhu, SAP FI/CO Senior Consultant, Infosys Limited | Phani Kiran Bandaru, SAP FI/CO Consultant, Infosys Limited January 18, 2017
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Ravish Prabhu and Phani Kiran Bandaru describe different approaches for implementing parallel accounting in the new Asset Accounting (FI-AA) module. Based on their project experience, they explain the adoption of the dual approach in SAP S/4HANA Finance while upgrading from SAP ERP Central Component (ECC) 6.0 classic General Ledger (G/L) version.

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by Tanya Duncan, Manager, Deloitte Consulting, LLP January 9, 2017
Financials/SCM/SAP Professional Journal – 
Tanya Duncan discusses her experiences with designing various legal entity structures in an SAP system, including maquiladora, contract manufacturing, and toll manufacturing.  Legal entity structures vary from company to company but there are common design elements to consider across all types.

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by Ajay Maheshwari, SAP FI/CO and SAP S4/HANA Solution Architect December 28, 2016
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Ajay Maheshwari explains what existing users of costing-based Profitability Analysis (CO-PA) gain and lose by switching over to account-based CO-PA in the current scenario of SAP S/4HANA Finance, what considerations should be borne in mind while switching over, and how to address them.

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by Mary Loughran, Independent Consultant | Valerie Choo, Treasury Subject Matter Expert December 22, 2016
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SAP’s Transaction Manager offers a streamlined and efficient process for tracking of and accounting for intercompany loans. In part 1 of this article, “Track Intercompany Loans Using SAP’s Transaction Manager Module,” Mary Loughran and Valerie Choo explained how to process intercompany loans using SAP’s Transaction Manager module within SAP’s Treasury and Risk Management functionality. In this article, they cover the configuration necessary to implement intercompany loans.

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by Mary Loughran, Independent Consultant | Valerie Choo, Treasury Subject Matter Expert November 30, 2016
Financials – 
SAP’s Transaction Manager offers a streamlined and efficient process for tracking of and accounting for intercompany loans. Mary Loughran and Valerie Choo explain how to process intercompany loans using SAP’s Transaction Manager module within SAP’s Treasury and Risk Management functionality. In Part II of the intercompany loans articles, they cover the configuration necessary to implement intercompany loans.

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by Muralidharan Sethuraman, Director Enterprise ERP IT Finance, Johnson Controls November 16, 2016
Financials – 

Muralidharan Sethuraman describes the multicurrency design that is one of the key foundation design elements in the SAP S/4HANA Finance template. He explains the challenges faced with regard to the use of a third currency in FI as functional currency and the potential solution options to overcome the challenges. He also discusses the SAP roadmap in the area of a multicurrency setup in the SAP S/4HANA release (until 1605 On-Premise release) and new features and improvements.


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by Noorul Q. Khan, Consultant, SAP India October 18, 2016
Financials – 
Noorul Q. Khan explains the configuration and migration steps with broader logic for every step. He also includes some tips and tricks to bear in mind for a successful migration.

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by Jerry Lucas, Consultant, Bloomin Brands, Incorporated October 4, 2016
Financials – 
Jerry Lucas walks you through the steps to open a prior fiscal year in SAP Asset Accounting (FI-AA) and allow tax depreciation adjustments to individual asset records. He describes how to use standard SAP functionality to adjust prior year tax depreciation, with specific tax adjustment transaction types in FI-AA. During the entire process, the FI books remain closed, and only the tax depreciation areas are updated.

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by Ajay Maheshwari, SAP FI/CO and SAP S4/HANA Solution Architect September 16, 2016
Financials – 

Ajay Maheshwari explains how you can fix the probable issues that arise during a migration to SAP S4/HANA Finance well in advance and even before the actual migration is kicked off. Why impede the migration process when you can make it a smooth ride? He also explains what to expect out of the SAP General Ledger post migration.


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