Profitability analysis: new and improved with SAP S/4HANA Finance!

CO-PA in SAP S/4HANA Finance

Business Processes, Functionality, and Configuration

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337 pages, , Print edition hardcover
ISBN 978-1-4932-1534-8
337 pages,
E-book formats: EPUB, MOBI, PDF, online
ISBN 978-1-4932-1535-5
337 pages, , Print edition hardcover
E-book formats: EPUB, MOBI, PDF, online
ISBN 978-1-4932-1536-2
Learn about the updates and developments to profitability analysis in SAP S/4HANA Finance! Dive into master data, actual value flow, and data enrichment; then configure your new system with step-by-step instructions and screenshots. Preview the migration project for moving your existing SAP ERP data into SAP S/4HANA Finance. The future of CO-PA with SAP is here!
  • Master the profitability analysis functionality native to SAP S/4HANA Finance
  • Set up your value flows, reporting, and planning processes
  • Learn how to migrate your CO-PA data from SAP ERP to SAP S/4HANA
About the Book About the E-book 337 pages, hardcover, 0.9 in. Reference book format 6.9 x 9 in. Printed black and white on 50# offset paper from sustainable sources. Notch-adhesive casebound for durability. Reader-friendly serif font (TheAntiquaB 9.5 Pt.). One-column layout. E-book in full color. PDF (14 MB), EPUB (19 MB), and MOBI file (43 MB) for download, DRM-free with personalized digital watermark. Copy and paste, bookmarks, and print-out permitted. Table of contents, in-text references, and index fully linked. Including online book edition in dedicated reader application.

In this book, you'll learn about:

  1. The Basics

    Explore the business and technical underpinnings of profitability analysis: the difference between cost-based versus account-based CO-PA, order settlement, variance calculations, and cost center assessments.

  2. Step-by-Step Instruction

    Follow process-oriented steps for configuring and using CO-PA for master and organizational data, moving data through your system, using characteristics, planning, and reporting.

  3. Migration Strategy

    Learn how to migrate your existing data from SAP ERP, and to SAP S/4HANA Finance. Devise a strategy that fits the considerations of your business requirements.

Highlights include:

  • Planning
  • Reporting
  • Actual value flows
  • Cost center assessment
  • Account-based CO-PA
  • Controlling-profitability analysis
  • Master data
  • Organizational data
  • Data enrichment
  • Migration

Kathrin Schmalzing is a manager at EY, where she specializes in FI and CO implementations, business process analysis and transformation, and value flow analysis.

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