Controlling with SAP: 100 Things You Should Know About...

Controlling with SAP: 100 Things You Should Know About...

by John Jordan

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ISBN-13: 9781493212002
Publisher: Rheinwerk Publishing, Inc.
Publication date: 04/28/2015
Series: 100 Things
Pages: 369
Product dimensions: 6.90(w) x 8.90(h) x 1.00(d)

About the Author

John Jordan has been an SAP consultant, specializing in the SAP Financials and Controlling area for several years. He’s the author of the SAP PRESS books Production Variance Analysis for SAP Controlling and Product Cost Controlling with SAP. He’s written several articles for the SCM Expert and Financials Expert newsletters and has presented at WIS conferences.

Table of Contents

... Acknowledgments ... 11... Introduction ... 13Part 1 ... Cost Center Accounting ... 17
1 ... Understanding Plan Cost Splitting ... 19
2 ... Maintain Standard and Alternate Hierarchies ... 22
3 ... Swap the Standard Hierarchy ... 24
4 ... Assign Cost Element Default Account ... 26
5 ... Set Up Automatic Account Assignment ... 28
6 ... Plan Activity Price with Activity Type Groups ... 30
7 ... Copy Cost Center Plan ... 32
8 ... Perform Actual Price Calculation ... 34
9 ... Using Target Cost Analysis ... 36
10 ... Analyze Cost Center Variance ... 38
11 ... Create Selection Variants ... 42Part 2 ... Internal Orders ... 45
12 ... Using Related Internal Order Integrated Planning Checkboxes ... 47
13 ... Using Internal Order Planning ... 51
14 ... Create an Internal Order Budget ... 53Part 3 ... Profit Center Accounting ... 55
15 ... Transfer Plan Automatically to Profit Centers (Integrated Planning) ... 57
16 ... Using the Profit Center Assignment Monitor ... 59Part 4 ... Product Cost Planning ... 61
17 ... Choosing Standard or Moving Average Price ... 63
18 ... View Historical Moving Average Price ... 65
19 ... Changing Material Prices Manually ... 68
20 ... Using Price Unit versus Costing Lot Size ... 70
21 ... Optimize Costing Lot Size ... 72
22 ... Understanding Purchasing Info Record Prices ... 74
23 ... Using Purchasing Info Record Scales ... 76
24 ... Set Up Plant-Specific Purchasing Info Records ... 79
25 ... Display Procurement Type for Cost Estimate Use ... 82
26 ... Distribute Overhead with Costing Sheets ... 85
27 ... Set Up Templates to Distribute Overhead ... 87
28 ... Copying Costing Variants ... 90
29 ... Configuring Cost Estimate User Exits ... 92
30 ... Report on Purchased Material Delivery Costs ... 96
31 ... Assign Activity Type Search Strategies ... 100
32 ... Modify Cost Estimate Default Dates ... 102
33 ... Using Existing Cost Estimates for Transfer Control ... 104
34 ... Updating Valuation Variants with Marking Allowance ... 106
35 ... Create Mixed Cost Estimates ... 108
36 ... Optimize Costing Runs ... 111
37 ... Reduce Costing Messages with the Material Status ... 113
38 ... Reduce the Clutter in Cost Estimate Screens ... 115
39 ... Maintain the Base Planning Object with Unit Cost Estimate ... 117
40 ... Calculate Material Cost Estimate without Quantity Structure ... 119
41 ... Searching for Cost Estimates ... 121
42 ... Uploading Planning Data from Excel ... 123
43 ... Changing Material Master Fields Collectively ... 127Part 5 ... Cost Object Controlling ... 131
44 ... Display Automatic Account Assignment Entries ... 133
45 ... Assign Material Type to an Account Category Reference ... 136
46 ... Stop Valuation Grouping Code Message ... 138
47 ... Configure Purchasing Account Assignment Categories ... 141
48 ... Post Purchase Price Variance to Purchasing ... 144
49 ... Set Up Default Values for Product Cost Collectors ... 146
50 ... Understanding Process versus Production Orders ... 149
51 ... Set Up Valuated Sales Order Stock ... 151
52 ... Implementing Valuated Sales Order Stock ... 153
53 ... Calculate Total, Production, and Planning Variance ... 156
54 ... Configure Work in Process and Product Cost Collectors ... 158
55 ... Set Up Results Analysis ... 161
56 ... Fix Settlement Issues with Settlement and Processing Types ... 164
57 ... Understand Assembly Scrap Basics ... 167
58 ... Plan and Work With Component and Assembly Scrap ... 170
59 ... Understanding Operation Scrap Basics ... 173
60 ... Set the Purchase Order Deletion Flag ... 176
61 ... Set the Production Order Deletion Flag ... 179
62 ... Reduce Period-End Processing Time with the Product Cost Collector Deletion Flag ... 181
63 ... Allow Movement Types in a Test System ... 184
64 ... Set Up the Main Subcontracting Process Steps ... 186
65 ... Run Different Inventory Aging Reports ... 189
66 ... Value Inventory at the Lowest Price ... 191
67 ... Change Valuation Class with Inventory ... 195
68 ... Control Movement Type Account Determination ... 198
69 ... Change Local Currency Types in a Test System ... 201
70 ... Remove the Tax Warning Message ... 203Part 6 ... Material Ledger ... 205
71 ... Perform Multiple Valuations with the Material Ledger ... 207
72 ... Actual Costing with the Material Ledger ... 210
73 ... Period-End Closing with the Material Ledger ... 213
74 ... Convert Material Master Data during Startup ... 217
75 ... Convert Purchase Order History Data during Startup ... 219
76 ... Perform Reconciliation during Production Startup ... 221
77 ... Preparing for Production Startup ... 224
78 ... Perform Post Conversion Activities ... 227
79 ... Activate the Actual Cost Component Split ... 230
80 ... Deactivating the Material Ledger ... 233
81 ... Assessing Purchase Price Variance to Manufacturing Orders ... 236Part 7 ... Profitability Analysis ... 239
82 ... Understanding Data Storage Tables ... 241
83 ... Using Account- versus Costing-Based CO-PA ... 243
84 ... Map Condition Types to Value Fields ... 246
85 ... Define Statistical Condition Types for Profitability Analysis ... 248
86 ... Map Manual Account Adjustments ... 251
87 ... Adjust Condition Values with Interface Sign Logic ... 253
88 ... Perform Valuation by Cost Estimates ... 256
89 ... Settle Production Variances to CO-PA ... 258
90 ... Create Summarization Levels for Better Reporting ... 261
91 ... Display Mapped Postings with the Customizing Monitor ... 263
92 ... Set Up Valuation Costing Keys ... 265
93 ... Modify Additional Fields for Sales Order Reporting ... 268Part 8 ... Controlling General ... 273
94 ... Delete Controlling Areas ... 275
95 ... Open and Close Accounting Periods ... 277
96 ... Lock Planned and Actual Transactions ... 280
97 ... Closing Materials Management Periods ... 282
98 ... Add Object Services to Sales Orders ... 284
99 ... Using Implementation Guide Shortcuts ... 286
100 ... Finding Answers to Frequently Asked Questions ... 288Part 9 ... Information System ... 273
101 ... Display Line Items Directly in Reports ... 293
102 ... Detailed Reports ... 295
103 ... Create and Report on Summarization Hierarchies ... 297
104 ... Display Variance Analysis in Prior Periods ... 299
105 ... Provide Detailed Reporting with Origin Groups ... 302
106 ... Add Cost Component Groups to Cost Components ... 304
107 ... Display a List of Product Cost Collectors ... 306
108 ... Display Data Directly with Data Browser ... 308
109 ... Drill Down to Display Table Content ... 310
110 ... Using Wildcard Search Options ... 312... Glossary ... 315... Bibliography ... 337... Additional Resources ... 339... The Author ... 343... Index ... 345

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