Course announcements

  • This course provides you with an overview of the design and structure of cost element and cost center accounting. You will learn how to configure cost center accounting, manage master data, set up and execute allocations for both plan and actual values.

Goals

  • Gain an overview of the design and structure of cost element and cost center accounting
  • Become familiar with the value flows to and within overhead cost controlling in the SAP system
  • Set up cost allocation methods in overhead cost controlling
  • Apply actual and planned cost allocation methods within cost center accounting.

Audience

  • Application Consultant
  • Business Analyst

Prerequisites

Essential

  • AC040 (Business Processes in Management Accounting [Controlling]) or
  • AC050 (Business Processes in Management Accounting [Controlling] for Service Industries and Public Sector)

Recommended

  • SAPFIN (Overview of SAP ERP Financials)

Course based on software release

  • SAP ERP 6.0 with Enhancement Package 7

Content

  • Organizational Units
    • Outlining the Organizational Units of Management Accounting
  • Master Data
    • Maintaining Cost Center Master Data
    • Maintaining Cost Element Master Data
    • Maintaining Activity Type Master Data
    • Maintaining Statistical Key Figure Master Data
    • Using Global Functions for Master Data
  • Event-Based Postings
    • Entering Primary Postings
    • Describing Reports in Cost Center Accounting
    • Using the Account Assignment Tools
    • Generating Manual Postings
    • Using Direct Activity Allocation
  • Period-End Closing
    • Using the Accrual Calculation
    • Entering Statistical Key Figures
    • Maintaining Periodic Reposting
    • Processing Cost Allocations
    • Using the Period Lock
    • Using New General Ledger Accounting
  • Planning
    • Configuring Cost Center Planning
    • Describing the Planning Process
    • Using the Planning Aids
  • Information System
    • Using the Report Painter