Describing the Delivered Content

Objectives

After completing this lesson, you will be able to:

  • Identify the delivered content

Delivered Content

To use SAP S/4HANA Finance for group reporting, it’s recommended but that you install the SAP Best Practices (BP) configuration content (scope item 1SG). You’ll gain a configuration starting point for SAP S/4HANA Finance for group reporting that you can adapt to your needs in customizing. For more information on installing the BP content, see the: Administration Guide to Implementation of SAP S/4HANA 2022.

Delivered content can be installed in a development system and then transported to the test and production systems.

You can access information about the delivered content in the note 2659672: FAQ About SAP S/4HANA Finance for Group Reporting (On Premise)

The following image lists the objects that are part of the delivered content.

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In the following image, the file How_To_Configuration_Content_S4HGR_V5.xlsx is displayed. This file includes listings of the best practice content items that be useful in an implementation. You can access this file in the note 2659672.

The following image displays sorme of the attachments in the Frequently Asked Questions note: 2659672.

Frequently Asked Questions

Delivered Content

  • The delivered content includes the Best Practices Scope Items.

  • To access documentation on the delivered content, go to the Process Navigator: https://me.sap.com/processnavigator

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In the Process Navigator: Services & SupportMore → ALM → SAP Signavio Process NavigatorFinanceAdvanced Accounting and Financial CloseGroup Reporting - Financial Consolidation (1SG).
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The initialization program to create essential system settings should be run in every landscape. To start the initialization program, go to Customizing for SAP S/4HANA for Group Reporting. Under Global Settings for Consolidation, go to Initialize Settings.

Best Practices Scope Items for SAP S/4HANA

Group Reporting - Financial Consolidation (‏1SG‏): This scope item explains how to use financial consolidation features.

Group Reporting - Matrix Consolidation (‏3LX‏): This scope item supports consolidation for managerial organizational entities such as profit center and business segment. This functionality includes inter-unit eliminations and flexible management consolidation reports generated at report runtime.

Group Reporting - Plan Consolidation (‏28B‏): With this scope item, the plan data can be collected from a file using the flexible upload feature of SAP S/4HANA, or generated from previous year actual data. You can then run a full consolidation process including currency translation, intercompany elimination, and investment eliminations, and reporting. The application includes several versions to enable reporting (Actual versus Plan, Plan, and Forecast).

Intercompany Reconciliation Process (‏40Y‏): This scope item includes the reconciliation process for accounting documents detailing transactions within a corporate group using a predetermined matching method. It supports early analysis in the closing process to prevent discrepancies, relieving pressure that typically mounts toward the end of a closing period.

Data Migration

SAP S/4HANA Finance for group reporting is a new implementation.

Data model concepts from SAP Business Consolidation Systems and SAP Business Planning and Consolidation are useful when implementing SAP S/4HANA Finance for group reporting.

For information about the Transition from EC-CS to SAP S/4HANA for Group Reporting, follow this link: 2833748 - SAP S/4HANA OP ( "on premise" ) - Transition from EC-CS to SAP S/4HANA for Group Reporting.

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