Introducing Time Recording


After completing this lesson, you will be able to:

  • Introduce Time Recording

Time Recording

Time Recording Process Flow Overview

The figure demonstrates an overview of the Time Recording (J12) process flow.

How to Access SAP S/4HANA Cloud Scope Item Process Flows and Test Scripts

  1. Navigate to SAP Best Practices for SAP S/4HANA Cloud‎ .
  2. Select a country localization from the Version drop-down list.
  3. If necessary, select the Login icon in the upper left corner to log in.
  4. Go to the Accelerators section and, under General Documents, choose the link SAP Best Practices content library.
  5. Select the relevant scope option checkboxes to filter information and locate scope item test scripts and process flows.


The Time Recording scenario provides employees with a quick entry method for recording time against customer or internal projects. In the time entry sheet, all work packages or work items assigned to the employee are visible. Non billable times can also be entered for full time accountability. Time recording on behalf of the employee and approval of time sheet entries is possible.

Key Process Steps

  • Record actual working times

  • Access time sheet on behalf of employees

  • Transfer time recordings to target components

  • Approve time sheet entries

  • Notify missing time

  • See an overview of team utilization for line managers


  • Integrate with SuccessFactors - Employee Central natively

  • Enter times for project members in an easy and intuitive manner

  • Pre-populate work packages assigned to an employee in time sheet application for easy selection

  • Enter non-billable times

  • Ensure high quality of time sheet entries because of approval step

  • Import new employees easily

  • Interface activity-based time recording data with SAP S/4HANA via Public API

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