Related Resources - General Ledger
by Chirag Chokshi, SAP FI/CO Manager, SITA Corp.
Financials Expert - Volume 10 (2011), Update 8
Transitioning to SAP General Ledger profit center accounting (PCA) not only provides seamless integration with other FI modules but also makes drill-down reporting available for developing profit center reports. However, a major challenge while transitioning from classic PCA to SAP General Ledger PCA lies with making standard or customized profit center reports developed with Report Painter or Report Writer for classic PCA available to SAP General Ledger PCA. The two forms of PCA use completely different sets of tables.
Leverage Trend Information from the SAP General Ledger Using Existing and Undocumented Functionality
by Justin Gurski, Dickinson & Associates Inc.
Financials Expert - Volume 10 (2011), Update 7
Learn how to configure a comparative financial statement trend with one simple fiscal year and a period input variable using advanced Report Painter and Report Writer functionality, as well as some undocumented SAP functionality.
by Manish Dharnidharka, Director, SAP, PwC
Financials Expert - Volume 10 (2011), Update 6
Document splitting allows you to create balance sheets by organizational units other than company code. Line items such as vendor, customer, tax, discount, or bank are split based on characteristics such as profit center or segment. However, you might not always want to split some of these items. SAP ERP Central Component (SAP ECC) 6.0 enables you to prevent document splitting on specific line items.
Quick Tip: Extend the SAP General Ledger Zero-Balancing Capability to Multiple General Ledger Accounts
by Chirag Chokshi, SAP FI/CO Manager, SITA CORP
Financials Expert - Volume 10 (2011), Update 1
SAP General Ledger document splitting functionality provides the capability to generate financial statements not only at the company code level, but also at the level of various characteristics such as profit center, business area, and segment. The system posts additional line items to a zero-balance clearing account to balance the document for specific characteristics. A prevalent misconception is that only one general ledger account can be set up for zero-balance clearing — but this is not true. See how to post to different zero-balance clearing accounts in your system.
by Paul Ovigele, SAP Consultant
Financials Expert - Volume 9 (2010), Update 8
Learn the configuration settings that determine which accounts are posted to when performing the various transactions on a production order (e.g., goods issue, confirmation, goods receipt, work in process, overhead, and variance calculation). Then see how to structure these accounts in their financial statements to reflect the true cost of goods sold.
by Shankar Kaza, SAP Financials Practice Lead, Mahindra Satyam
Financials Expert - Volume 9 (2010), Update 7
See how to configure post-dated checks in your standard Bank Accounting submodule in FI. Follow the various process steps in a sample business scenario in Thailand.
by Gary Fullmer, MI6 Solutions
Financials Expert - Volume 9 (2010), Update 3
Many SAP professionals believe that only the requirement to adopt International Financial Reporting Standards will drive the adoption of the SAP General Ledger. In reality, there are at least 10 other benefits to the new technology that you should use to help build a better business case for the SAP General Ledger adoption and possible migration.
by Mitresh Kundalia, Director — SAP Practice, Quality Systems & Software
Financials Expert - Volume 9 (2010), Update 1
Walk through a simple example to see how to limit your balanced financials to specific profit centers.
by Karthik Tharkabhushanam, SAP Consultant, Infosys Technologies
Financials Expert - Volume 9 (2010), Update 1
Overcome challenges presented with the SAP General Ledger for simultaneous reporting by using the rollup ledger.
by Birgit Starmanns, Senior Director, SAP America
Financials Expert - Volume 8 (2009), Update 10
After you manufacture a product, it is received into finished goods inventory at its standard cost. Understand the month-end postings that are necessary to clear any work in process on the production order, and to recognize manufacturing variances on the profit and loss statement.
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