General Ledger

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by Birgit Starmanns, Senior Director, Solution Marketing, EPM and Finance Solutions, SAP December 28, 2017
Financials – 
Birgit Starmanns defines SAP S/4HANA Finance and the names of the various functionalities and components related to it.

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by Mitresh Kundalia, Director — SAP Practice, Quality Systems & Software December 27, 2017
Financials – 
Mitresh Kundalia describes best practices to follow for a chart-of accounts (COA) conversion.

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by Gaurav Aggarwal, Lead Consultant, SAP S/4HANA Finance, Infosys Limited December 27, 2017
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SAP S/4HANA simplifies the business architecture by integrating the core SAP ERP Central Component (ECC) functionalities into SAP S/4HANA and providing the SAP Fiori user interface equipped with people-centric roles and cockpits. With this new digital core in SAP S/4HANA, all the core ECC applications are interconnected, resulting in the access and use of granular level data from anywhere in the organization in real time without any data duplication or data loss. SAP S/4HANA provides a reduced data footprint, combined online analytic processing (OLAP) and online transactional processing (OLTP) processing, and real-time faster analysis and reporting. Each year SAP releases new versions for the SAP S/4HANA on-premise edition, with the latest being SAP S/4HANA 1709. Gaurav Agarwal outlines how an IT team can do a preliminary analysis in-house using standard SAP tools. The scenario Gaurav Agarwal describes is relevant for companies that want to convert their existing ECC system to SAP S/4HANA.


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by Chirag Chokshi, Solution Architect, SAP Financials October 10, 2017
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Chirag Chokshi explains how to upload the opening balance in the SAP S/4HANA system for the house bank account in other SAP ERP or non-SAP systems.

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by Kavita Agarwal, SAP FI/CO and SAP S/4HANA Solution Architect September 29, 2017
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Kavita Agarwal explains the concept of the cost object mapping framework in SAP Central Finance. She covers the step-by-step configuration activity where the scenarios are defined and activated, the definition of mapping rules, the replication of a cost object, and the replication of an accounting document from the source with this cost object. This configuration activity is required to facilitate the postings from source systems into the target SAP S/4HANA system.

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by Mary Loughran, Independent Consultant September 15, 2017
Financials/SCM – 

Mary Loughran outlines the aspects of the different types of payments that can be made by the Treasury payment program as well as its configuration.


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by Gaurav Aggarwal, Lead Consultant, SAP S/4HANA Finance, Infosys Limited September 7, 2017
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Gaurav Agarwal outlines approaches for moving to SAP S/4HANA and explains how to introduce the parallel ledger subsequently in a live SAP S/4HANA environment to use the parallel ledger's functionality. The scenario Gaurav describes is relevant for companies that are looking to convert their existing SAP Business Suite system that uses the classic general ledger (G/L) into SAP S/4HANA or companies that have already shifted to SAP S/4HANA and want to add a new statutory reporting framework via the parallel ledger.

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by Kathrin Schmalzing, Senior Manager August 2, 2017
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Kathrin Schmalzing explains the concept of combined Profitability Analysis (CO-PA). Combined CO-PA is a brand-new type of CO-PA functionality, and she describes its basic configuration in detail.

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Financials/SCM – 
Mary Loughran describes how Liquidity Planner for actuals determination works to categorize cash transactions into configurable buckets.

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by Ajay Maheshwari, SAP FI/CO and SAP S4/HANA Solution Architect July 5, 2017
Financials – 
Ajay Maheshwari explains the steps and prerequisites to perform the realignment of Profitability Analysis (CO-PA) characteristics in an account-based CO-PA setup in SAP S/4HANA 1610.

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by Debasis Panda, Senior Support Engineer, SAP Max Attention, SAP America Inc. June 26, 2017
Financials/SAP Professional Journal – 
Debasis Panda describes how SAP multi-currency accounting (MCA) helps banks determine foreign exchange (FX) gains or losses in a faster and simpler way than possible with standard ERP. In standard ERP FX exposure is also not isolated, but spread across many accounts, making analysis difficult. This is especially relevant for banks dealing in a multitude of foreign currencies and corresponds to the International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS) practice for reporting FX gains and losses.

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by Santosh Kumar , Consultant, SAP Max Attention (SAP America Inc.) May 22, 2017
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Santosh Kumar describes the new IFRS 15 accounting standard and explains key settings to set up in SAP Revenue Accounting and Reporting 1.2 and its integration with the SAP sales and distribution 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 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
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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
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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 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 Carsten Hilker, Solution Manager, SAP Labs June 29, 2016
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The Universal Journal is the foundation for next-generation accounting in SAP S/4HANA Finance. Delve into how it overhauls how companies manage their financials operations with respect to reconciliation and provides greater insight into financial data.


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