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Introducing the SAP Financial Closing Cockpit for SAP S/4HANA

Discover a better way to close your books with the SAP Financial Closing cockpit! With this E-Bite, you’ll learn about financial close in the world of SAP S/4HANA, from planning to analytics. See how to prepare a global entity checklist, generate a task list, and run the close list; then monitor your entity close with a centralized status dashboard. Finally, find out how to use SAP Fiori applications to analyze your data. Say goodbye to your financial close workarounds

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Investment Management with SAP ERP

Looking for a complete guide to Investment Management? With this e-book, you'll begin by configuring master data for investment programs and appropriation requests in SAP ERP. Then set up internal orders and work breakdown structures (WBS) as investment measures. You'll learn to create an investment program and to position and budget for internal orders and projects. Use standard reports for commitments, plans, and budgets or build custom reports ...

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SAP S/4HANA Cloud

Is SAP S/4HANA Cloud right for you? Get the scoop on SAP S/4HANA Cloud, from implementation to extensibility. Find answers to your questions about use cases, costs, and maintenance requirements. Then dive into SAP S/4HANA Cloud’s core processes: finance, inventory, production, sales, and more. Learn how you can tailor the system to grow with your business. Get the SAP S/4HANA Cloud big picture ...

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Cash Management with SAP S/4HANA

Get greater insight into your cash operations with this comprehensive guide to cash management in SAP S/4HANA! Start by configuring bank account management (BAM), cash positioning, and liquidity management. Then perform your key processes: maintaining banks, processing cash transactions, forecasting liquidity, and more. Choose your deployment model, dive into the new One Exposure from Operations data model, and see what it takes to migrate your cash data. Cash in on SAP S/4HANA ...

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CO-PA in SAP S/4HANA Finance

SAP S/4HANA Finance has transformed the CO-PA landscape! Learn about the updates and developments to profitability analysis in SAP S/4HANA Finance, and then configure your new system with step-by-step instructions and screenshots. Start with the basics: master data, actual value flow, and data enrichment. Then learn how to migrate your existing SAP ERP data into SAP S/4HANA Finance. The future of CO-PA with SAP is here ...

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SAP S/4HANA Financial Accounting Certification Guide

Preparing for the SAP S/4HANA Finance 1511 or 1610 exam? Make the grade with this certification study guide. Explore test methodology, key concepts for each topic area, and practice questions and answers to solidify your knowledge. From the SAP General Ledger to financial close, this guide will review the key technical and functional knowledge you need to pass with flying colors. Your path to SAP S/4HANA Finance certification begins here ...

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SAP Business Planning and Consolidation

What is SAP Business Planning and Consolidation (SAP BPC)? What can it do to improve your workflow? Find the answers to these questions and more with this complete overview of SAP BPC for NetWeaver. Updated for 10.1, this fourth edition offers a look into planning, budgeting, forecasting, and consolidation, as well as the basics in object modeling. From loading and managing data to reporting and analysis options, discover how to maximize SAP BPC’s potential to improve your planning processes ...

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Business Planning and Consolidation with SAP: Business User Guide

Calling all SAP BPC users! Learn to handle financials planning, forecasting, and budgeting and more with this book on SAP BusinessObjects Planning and Consolidation. Step-by-step instructions will guide you through completing daily SAP BPC tasks such as data consolidation, business process flows, and report creation. Use preconfigured system reports and design custom reports to your specific business requirements. Use SAP BPC productively to enhance your organization's planning processes ...

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Discover SAP ERP Financials

Financials is an essential part of every business, large or small. This book offers a very detailed, reader-friendly reference that will give you an in-depth overview of the key components of SAP ERP Financials; it is perfect for those new to SAP, key decision-makers, and power users. Improve your efficiency in key financial areas, including profit-ability analysis, financial supply chain management, cost accounting, and more ...

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Maximizing SAP ERP Financials Accounts Payable

This title is the definitive, comprehensive guide to implementing, configuring, and enhancing the Accounts Payable (AP) for project managers, executives, technical leads, and end users. Covering the configuration of every AP function, plus strategies for incorporating business processes, best practices, and additional SAP enhancements, this book provides the guidance and experience needed for maximizing the use and potential of the Accounts Payable module ...

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Maximizing SAP ERP Financials Accounts Receivable

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 avoiding this scenario by maximizing and enhancing your SAP ERP Financials Accounts Receivable implementation ...

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The SAP General Ledger

What should you take into consideration for your implementation of the New General Ledger? Learn the optimal settings for ledger definition and document splitting, as well as the integration with accounting. This book includes a detailed description of accounting in parallel, including segmentation reporting, storage location of data, and much more. A must-have for all finance professionals who have migrated or will be migrating to the SAP General Ledger, this book is a resource that can be used in daily work and at the implementation level ...

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Account Determination in SAP

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 and effort by learning how to configure and accurately implement General Ledger's account determination functionality ...

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Integrating Materials Management with Financial Accounting in SAP

Ensure you have the right product, in the right place, at the right price point and quantity to meet your business needs. Master two of SAP's larger modules: Financial Accounting (FI) and Materials Management (MM) and learn how, when properly integrated, they support your business. With this practical, straightforward approach, you'll benefit from real-world examples, troubleshooting techniques, and step-by-step descriptions to create a smooth and efficient procurement process ...

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Concur: Travel and Expense Management with SAP

New York. Tokyo. Dubai. Berlin. If your business is on the go, learn how to get the most out of Concur Travel, Concur Expense, and Concur Request! Set up this cloud solution to reflect your travel policies, and then learn how to plan trips, settle expenses, and manage critical approvals. Analyze your T&E spending with standard and custom reports and then integrate Concur with SAP solutions and third-party apps. With this guide, you’ll make your T&E processes quick and effective ...

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Maximizing Cash Management with SAP ERP Financials

More than ever before, corporations must maintain sophisticated cash management systems that enable them to optimize both their investments and their daily cash turns. Fortunately, SAP ERP Financials is such a system—and this book is your guide to it. Learn everything you need to know about all key cash management components, including best practices, real-world business scenarios, key configuration, and master data information ...

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SAP Treasury and Risk Management

Manage financial risk more effectively with this comprehensive guide to SAP’s treasury and risk management solutions. This book describes the areas of transaction management, position management, market data, and hedge management in great detail. You’ll quickly learn how to maximize the potential of SAP Treasury and Risk Management and how to apply practical financial concepts to system interfaces ...

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SAP Query Reporting – Practical Guide

There's something to be said for reliable standbys—and SAP Query is a great reason why. Learn all about this classic SAP ERP tool and what it can do. From the basic principles of query reporting to query administration, this is both a comprehensive and a practical guide. And don't forget the bonus content: 100 immediately usable queries available for download ...

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Using Script Logic and FOX Code in SAP BPC

Your SAP BPC calculations require advanced logic to achieve maximum flexibility. Learn how to integrate Script Logic in standard SAP BPC implementations and how to use FOX code in SAP HANA-based implementations. Get step-by-step instructions about how to perform standard rounding and use dimension member formulas. For embedded projects, run FOX code in real time and use function modules to retract data. Get smart about custom logic ...

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Product Cost Controlling with SAP

Looking for a comprehensive guide to product costing in SAP (SAP CO-PC)? With this best-seller, you’ll begin with a breakdown of how to manage master data and configure settings in SAP CO. Next, you’ll learn the nitty-gritty details of integrated planning, from creating cost estimates to handling planned costs, actual costs, and final settlements. Contains coverage of SAP HANA, current trends in product cost controlling, and other new functionalities ...

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Actual Costing with the SAP Material Ledger

Keep your internal costs straight! Get the complete picture on valuation and costing with the Material Ledger in this book, from master data setup and configuration to revaluations. Using a practical approach, helpful steps, and detailed case studies, you'll learn how to set up and configure the Material Ledger for several scenarios, use its different functions for calculations, reports, and valuation scenarios, and much more ...

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Accelerated Financial Closing with SAP

Navigate the complex financial close process and learn how to address regulatory requirements, manage disclosure management, and report results to key stakeholders. Written for business process owners, finance directors, and managers, this book will teach you how to optimize the financial close process within your organization. Develop a single financial close workflow with this end-to-end overview and close your books faster ...

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Controlling-Profitability Analysis with SAP

This book is your comprehensive reference for all of the most relevant information on the COPA module. Here, you’ll find all the information you need for a successful COPA implementation. This book serves as a hands-on, technical configuration guide to walk you through planning, issues with transferring actual and master data, reporting, and more. New content to this edition includes updated technology changes, as well as new integration topics and coverage of SAP BusinessObjects ...

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Production Variance Analysis in SAP Controlling

Whether you’re an end user, manager, or consultant, this is your ultimate resource to the variance analysis cycle. This book focuses on the processes and reports that assist with all phases of the Controlling process. You’ll learn concepts on a simple and easy-to-understand level, while being introduced to in-depth information on master data and configuration setup requirements, based on SAP ERP 6.0 ...

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Optimizing Value Flows with SAP ERP

Learn how and where value flows move through the SAP system, and where they sometimes trickle off. Get to know the financial processes in procurement, distribution, and production in detail and how to optimize them for better integration and cost efficiencies. Closing and reporting are also illuminated. The example of a real value-flow project, centered around the introduction of SAP General Ledger, gives you insight into the project management process of working with value flows ...

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SAP Business One: Business User Guide

Are you an SAP Business One user who wants to make your life easier? Tune out the wide world of SAP and zone in on the SAP B1 tasks and transactions that support all of your critical processes—from financials to production and beyond. With step-by-step instructions and tips from members of the SAP Business One North American Partner Advisory Council, including Carl Britton Lewis, this book is what you’ve been waiting for: The key to doing your job better in SAP B1 ...

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SAP Revenue Accounting and Reporting and IFRS 15

The IFRS 15 standard is here—is your company ready? Learn how SAP Revenue Accounting and Reporting (RAR) can align your financial reporting standards with this guide! Walk through the new five-step framework for revenue recognition, dive into best practices for implementing SAP RAR, and then configure the solution. From there, see how to migrate old data, process contracts, and produce reports. Don't delay: Make sure your business is IFRS-compliant ...

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Implementing SAP Governance, Risk, and Compliance

Navigate the wild waters and changing tides of corporate compliance and governance. With this comprehensive guide to SAP's GRC suite, develop a strategy that is both reactive and adaptive to regulatory pressures, changing corporate policies, and unanticipated risk. Written for GRC consultants, project managers, and analysts, this book will help you configure and implement the necessary dimensions, master data, and rules setup for all three core components of the GRC Module—Access Control, Process Control, and Risk Management ...

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Surviving an SAP Audit

This book is designed to help SAP project managers, implementation teams, administrators, and users learn how to “think like an auditor” so they can be better prepared for an internal or external audit of their SAP system. It provides practical, proven advice for preparing an audit roadmap for the system as a whole, and drills down into specific domains (applications, components, and business processes) to provide expert guidance on the most common audit objectives for those areas. No team facing an SAP system audit should be without it ...

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ABAP Development for Financial Accounting: Custom Enhancements

No company’s finances are the same—so no company’s financial accounting processes are the same. With this book, be prepared for everything. Learn how to implement appropriate custom enhancements for Financial Accounting in SAP, and successfully address all corporate- and country-specific business rules. With coding tutorials and detailed instructions, you’ll quickly learn how to find the appropriate enhancement for a particular problem, use all available data, and avoid common programming errors. Make an FI implementation everything it can be ...

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SAP S/4HANA – An Introduction

Looking to make the jump to SAP S/4HANA? Explore what SAP S/4HANA offers, from the Universal Journal in SAP S/4HANA Finance to supply chain management in SAP S/4HANA Materials Management and Operations. Understand your deployment options—on-premise and in the cloud—and explore SAP Activate's implementation approach. Get an overview of how SAP HANA architecture supports digital transformation, and see what tools can help extend your SAP S/4HANA functionality. Up to date for SAP S/4HANA 1610 ...

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SAP S/4HANA Finance – An Introduction

SAP S/4HANA Finance is the future, so take a good look! Learn what SAP S/4HANA Finance (formerly SAP Simple Finance) can do, what it offers your organization, and how it fits into the new SAP S/4HANA solution. Explore its critical functionality, from cash management to profitability analysis, and consider your deployment options. Follow this second edition guide to the future of finance with SAP ...

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Implementing SAP S/4HANA Finance

You know what SAP S/4HANA Finance (SAP Simple Finance) is—now learn how to get it. First migrate your data from SAP ERP Financials to SAP S/4HANA Finance, and then customize its key functionality: General Ledger, Asset Accounting, Controlling, and Cash Management. Consult step-by-step instructions, menu paths, transaction codes, and key documents at each stage to get the details you need for your on-premise project. With this implementation guide, you'll join the brave new world of SAP S/4HANA Finance ...

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Using SAP – An Introduction for Beginners and Business Users

Do you need to learn SAP for your day-to-day work? Get the detailed steps and screenshots that walk you through the processes you need to do your job. Get comfortable with logging on to and navigating the system, maintaining your data, creating reports, printing, and so much more. Whether you’re entering data, automating tasks, or building your foundational knowledge of the SAP system, this book has your back ...

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SAP Transaction Codes

From A to Z, or more appropriately, from AB01 to XK99, this is the SAP transaction code encyclopedia you’ve been waiting for! Learn how to use more than 3,000 transaction codes with ease in your daily SAP ERP work, whether your focus is in Financials, Logistics, HR, or all of the above. With T-codes categorized by application, title, and task, this guide will teach you how to circumvent the menu tree and shortcut your way through SAP ...

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Financial Accounting in SAP: Business User Guide

It’s your job to follow the money. Master the complexities of Financial Accounting with this hands-on guide to using SAP FI. Following step-by-step instructions and detailed screenshots, learn to perform key tasks and transactions to conduct your daily work in the New G/L, Asset Accounting, Accounts Payable, Banking, and more. Discover the best work practices, learn to fix common problems that arise in SAP FI, and become an SAP FI expert ...

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Configuring Controlling in SAP ERP

Configure SAP ERP Controlling to reflect your organization’s unique processes! First create organizational objects like company codes and cost centers and assign them to each other, and then dig into the critical CO modules. Follow step-by-step instructions for managing master data, planning, reporting, and actual postings for Cost Element Accounting, Cost Center Accounting, Profitability Analysis, and more ...

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Controlling with SAP – 100 Things You Should Know About

SAP PRESS equips you with “110 Things” that unlock the secrets of working with the Controlling component in SAP! Get ready to add to your CO arsenal, and replace some cumbersome techniques you’ve been using for cost object controlling, profit center accounting, profitability analysis, and more. This second edition comes with an additional 10 bonus tips. Whether you think you know it all, or know that you don't, this book gives you expert tips to get there ...

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Configuring Financial Accounting in SAP

When the stakes are high and the job is complex, rely on this complete guide to implementing Financial Accounting. Master the processes, subcomponents, and tools you need and align your FI system with unique business requirements, from intricate system configuration to versatile mobile apps. This book details step-by-step instructions and examples for integrating FI with CO, SD, PP, and MM. Make your FI system count ...

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Controlling with SAP – Practical Guide

From basic transactions to troubleshooting, execute your daily Controlling tasks with fewer steps and greater ease! Manage master data, set up planning and budgeting work, and conduct actual postings using routine CO capabilities and new technologies integrated alongside the Controlling component. This practical guide offers the step-by-step instructions and examples that will help your day-to-day to-do list ...

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SAP ERP Financials: Configuration and Design

Master the most important issues involved in designing and configuring an SAP ERP Financials implementation using this must-have reference. This best-selling book is completely updated to provide you with insight into SAP ERP Financials and how these tools fit in the SAP landscape. This is an invaluable process-oriented reference that covers the skills, tools, and knowledge you need to configure SAP ERP Financials ...

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Financial Accounting with SAP – 100 Things You Should Know About

This book offers you 100 tips and workarounds that can be used within your SAP systems to increase productivity and ease-of-use. From account determination to statistical cost element, the tips have been carefully selected to provide a collection of the best, most useful, and rarest information. Improve your SAP user experience and pick up new skills in no time ...

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Implementing SAP Business Planning and Consolidation

Complete an SAP BPC implementation from end to end with this comprehensive guide! Learn how to configure both the standard version with traditional data models and the embedded version run on SAP HANA—and how you can get from one to the other. Look beyond system architecture and into the steps for fast and accurate reporting, data loading, planning, and consolidation. This SAP BPC implementation guide has you covered ...

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SAP General Ledger: Preparing for a New G/L Migration

If your team is making the migration to the New General Ledger, you're going to need a guide. Learn what you can expect in the months ahead: the decisions, the project stages like planning and testing, and the steps your team will take from preparation to go-live. With this E-Bite as your companion, you can move from the classic G/L to the New G/L with confidence--and a clear view of what's to come ...

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Automatic Payment Program in SAP Accounts Payable: Running and Troubleshooting

Streamline your payment process in SAP Accounts Payable (FI-AP) with this guide to the Automatic Payment Program (APP). Learn how to easily navigate the APP, from choosing a payment method and running payment proposals to processing direct deposits and down payments. Then see how to handle bumps in the road: decipher cryptic error messages and troubleshoot any problems that may arise. Take the headache out of your everyday payment processes with this E-Bite ...

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Invoice Verification with SAP: Payment Blocks in GR/IR Accounts

Discrepancies in the GR/IR account have a tangible impact on the downstream SAP ERP Financials process. With this E-Bite, you’ll discover how to accurately post and verify invoices—from creating purchase orders to processing payments—and not only avoid, but resolve payment blocks. Equipped with step-by-step instructions and screenshots, you’ll acquire the expertise you need to identify bottlenecks, reconcile errors, and properly configure the settings to prevent mistakes before they happen ...

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Transaction Manager in SAP Treasury and Risk Management

Need a deeper understanding of SAP Treasury and Risk Management's Transaction Manager? Look no further! Learn how different financial instruments are mapped as financial transactions. Examine transaction management subareas like trading, back-office processing, and operative reporting. Use sample implementation scenarios to better grasp transaction management architecture. You will understand financial transactions and transaction management fully with the help of this E-Bite ...

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