• The “SAP Certified Application Associate – Management Accounting (CO) with SAP ERP 6.0 EhP6” certification exam verifies that the candidate possesses fundamental knowledge and proven skills in the area of SAP ERP Management Accounting. The exam validates that the candidate has a good overall understanding within this consultant profile, and can implement this knowledge practically in projects under guidance of an experienced consultant. This certificate is the ideal -although not mandatory – prerequisite for the qualification to SAP Certified Professional in Management Accounting. It is recommended as an entry-level qualification to allow consultants to get acquainted within Management Accounting projects.

Topic Areas

Please see below the list of topics that may be covered within this certification and the courses that cover them. Its accuracy does not constitute a legitimate claim; SAP reserves the right to update the exam content (topics, items, weighting) at any time.

Cost Center Accounting> 12%

Define, create and configure cost centers. Define and create the cost center hierarchy and cost center groups.. Determine usage of Cost Center Accounting and type of planning functionality and select cost center accounting activity types. Determine cost center characteristics and attributes. Determine planning requirements, plan allocations requirements and actual allocations for cost centers. Configure month-end closing for CCA.

Internal Orders> 12%

Determine internal order types and planning, commitment and actual requirements for internal orders, as well as determine settlement rules. Define, create and configure internal orders and create a concept for internal order accounting, and customize internal order accounting and configure month-end closing for IOA.

Product Cost Planning> 12%

Determine and configure product costing – planning and actuals, and customize and complete product costing. Define interface from CO-PC (product costing) to CO-PA  (profitability analysis) and costing versions for alternative costings. Determine cost elements structure, cost component structure, planning requirements, costing variants and relevant hierarchies.Define result analysis and revenue recognition (in cooperation with FI and SD) and configure month-end closing for PCA.

Profitability Analysis> 12%

Define value fields, characteristics and summary characteristics. Determine planning, actual and process flow and security requirements. Design process flows and develop authorization concept for reporting of FI / CO data. Configure profitability analysis. Determine assignment to controlling area, define currency and assign the chart of accounts. Define result analysis and revenue recognition (in cooperation with FI and SD). Determine the operating concern and assign to the controlling area and control currency. Configure month-end closing for PA.

Cost Object Controlling> 12%

Customize and complete cost object controlling. Check postings / cost object assignments and configure month-end closing for COC.

Reporting8% – 12%

Determine general reporting requirements and reporting requirements for cost centers. Configure cost center reporting and create report painter reports

Organizational Assignments and Process Integration8% – 12%

Determine scope and process designand define cross-company code design, sub-contracting, product execution, sales pricing, inbound freight, stock transfers, inventory valuation and transfer pricing. Define work in process rules and determine high-level requirements for organization units. Configure budgeting and availability control settings and month end closing. Define statistical key figures and assign the controlling area to company codes and operating concern. Check number ranges and first integration flows with other modules (CO). Configure versions.

Profit Center Accounting8% – 12%

Create organizational charts for profit centers and determine and create profit centers.

Basics of SAP ERP and SAP Solution Manager< 8%

Describe the SAP ERP Solution and define the integration between SAP ERP and Solution Manager.