Exploring Business Roles for Intercompany Billing for Service Documents (53Y)

Objectives
After completing this lesson, you will be able to:

After completing this lesson, you will be able to:

  • Explore business roles for Intercompany Billing for Service Documents (53Y)

Business Roles for Intercompany Billing for Service Documents (53Y)

Business roles for testing and executing scope item Intercompany Billing for Service Documents (53Y)

Business roleBusiness role ID as delivered by SAPWhat to do?
Internal Sales Representative - Professional ServicesSAP_BR_INTERNAL_SALES_REP_PRSVExecute intercompany process steps (sales order, debit memo request, etc.)
Customer Service ManagerSAP_BR_CUSTOMER_SRVC_MGRCreate a service order
Service Technician - Customer ServiceSAP_BR_CUSTOMER_SRVC_TECCreate a service confirmation
Billing ClerkSAP_BR_BILLING_CLERKCreate the (intercompany) billing document
Customer Service Representative - In-House RepairSAP_BR_CUST_SRVC_REP_REPACreate an in-house repair/repair order
Service Technician - In-House RepairSAP_BR_CUST_SRVC_TEC_REPACreate a repair confirmation

The above table shows the required business roles for testing and executing scope item 53Y.

Note

This information is based on the test script for scope item Intercompany Billing for Service Documents (53Y), which can be found on and downloaded from the SAP Best Practices Explorer website at http://rapid.sap.com.

These roles can be used as a template to create your own business roles for your business users working with scope item Intercompany Billing for Service Documents (53Y).

Note

Note that the roles related to in-house repair processing are only used when executing a cross-company code in-house repair process. This means that a repair technician is used belonging to another company code than the one where the repair order is created.

Business roles for setting up Intercompany Billing for Service Documents (53Y)

Business roleBusiness role ID as delivered by SAPWhat to do?
Overhead AccountantSAP_BR_OVERHEAD_ACCOUNTANTMaintain intra- and intercompany cost rates
Overhead AccountantSAP_BR_OVERHEAD_ACCOUNTANTMaintain cost element groups for intercompany processing
Configuration Expert - Business Process ConfigurationSAP_BR_BPC_EXPERTManage Your Solution → Block Intercompany Postings

To set-up the process supported by scope item 53Y, the Overhead Accountant role is the first role that is required. Use the mentioned template (SAP_BR_OVERHEAD_ACCOUNTANT) to create this role. You can then use it to define the intra- and inter-company cost rates for the company code that delivers the service. These are used to calculate the margin for this company code.

You also use this role to check the assignment of all cost elements to the correct cost element groups. You have to do this for all groups and elements used in the scenario.

The role Configuration Expert - Business Process Configuration (created based on the SAP_BR_BPC_EXPERT template) can be used to configure per company code whether intercompany postings are allowed or blocked. It is possible to allow all intercompany postings, block them all, or allow only listed inter-company postings for a company code. Use the app Manage Your Solution and select the configuration option called Block Intercompany Postings.

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