Outlining the Business Scenario and Implementation Steps


After completing this lesson, you will be able to:

  • Explain the business scenario and objectives for this course
  • Outline the key steps to implement intercompany processing

Responsibilities for an Intermediate Consolidation Consultant

Robert typing on this computer


Welcome to the Intercompany Matching and Elimination in Group Reporting​ course! Here you (Robert) will learn how to configure intercompany processing in SAP S/4HANA Cloud for group reporting. The following learning journeys are the recommended prerequisites for this course: Implementing SAP S/4HANA Cloud for Group Reporting.


You (Robert) are an intermediate consolidation consultant and you recently finished the basic configuration of group reporting at ABC Corporation.

Tasks to be Accomplished:

  • Along with an experienced project lead, you will configure intercompany matching and elimination of intercompany transactions.
  • The intercompany transactions include:
    • Intercompany payables and receivables
    • Intercompany revenue and cost
    • Intercompany profit in inventory

You need foundational knowledge about how to perform these tasks using SAP software. Let's ask your manager for guidance on where to start.

Regina using her mobile phone

Hi Robert, great work on phase one of the project at ABC Corporation! Let's go through the business requirements for this next phase on intercompany matching and eliminations.

Business Requirements

Since ABC Corporation has so many intercompany transactions, you need to automatic the matching and elimination processes to speed up the corporate close and improve visibility and transparency of your reconciliation process.

The requirements include the following:

  • Configure intercompany matching and reconciliation (ICMR)

  • Configure the ICMR - integrated intercompany payables and receivables elimination

  • Configure intercompany revenue and cost elimination using a reclassification method

  • Configure intercompany profit in inventory elimination using a reclassification method

Implementing Intercompany Eliminatons

In the following video, you will learn about the implementation steps for intercompany processing in group reporting.

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