The author of »Discover SAP ERP Financials«

Manish Patel

Manish Patel is a senior SAP professional with close to 20 years of experience in the IT industry. Over the last 15 years, he has worked on a variety of SAP projects in a number of different industries. Manish enjoys working through the challenges and complexities that are inherent in implementation of such an enterprise wide system. He understands that experiences and after-effects of such implementations can range from justifiably thrilling to maddeningly frustrating. Hence, he thrives in contributing to ease transition of SAP users into the new, integrated world of SAP. This book is an attempt to ease such transitions.
After graduating from Bombay University, Manish worked at an Indian software company on various financials projects in Asia Pacific. During his tenure at this company, he gained experience as a finance lead responsible for implementing the company’s indigenously developed ERP system.
After forming his solid foundation at this company in the various areas of software development and project management, he started his career as an SAP consultant. In addition to working on a variety of SAP projects in number of different industries, he has also conducted several successful SAP trainings at various training locations of SAP America. This breadth of assignments honed his abilities to successfully perform different roles in an SAP project ranging from system configuration to project management.
He is also the author of a best selling book Account Determination in SAP, published by SAP PRESS, targeted at the technical and consulting SAP community. The book explores vital design elements that carry out automatic determination of GL accounts from business transactions in various SAP components.
Manish enjoys living in sunny California, USA. He can be reached on LinkedIn at

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  • Cover of Maximizing SAP ERP Financials Accounts Receivable
    Maximizing SAP ERP Financials Accounts Receivable

    Manish Patel

    505 pages, hardcover

    Every company implementing SAP ERP Financials has use for the Accounts Receivable component, but many never utilize it to its full capacity. This often leads to decreased return on investment and increased user fatigue. Get the tools and strategies for More about the book

    from $69.99


    E-book | Print edition | Bundle
    • Comprehensive coverage of key AR functions for implementation teams, consultants, and end users
    • Detailed business processes, best practices, and customization options
    • Including enhanced functionality, including BTEs and BAdIs, and more

  • Cover of Account Determination in SAP
    Account Determination in SAP

    Manish Patel

    268 pages, hardcover

    Take control of your company's financial future by mastering account determination with this practical, essential guide. Filled with step-by-step instructions, effective techniques, and real-world business examples, this book will help you run your business smoothly and more efficiently. Save time More about the book



    • Learn account determination techniques for integration touch-points with SAP ERP Financials
    • Increase productivity by automating commonly used business processes
    • Reduce implementation time while debugging account determination-related problems