1. Reviewing the Processes of Accounting in SAP R/3.
Outlining This Book. Appreciating Developments in Financial Accounting. Rendering the External Accounts. Using Costing and Revenue Element Accounting. Using Special Purpose Ledger Accounting. Using Parallel Costing Systems. Understanding Treasury and Financing. Understanding Controlling. Planning and Controlling the Enterprise Business.
I. PREPARING THE PUBLIC ACCOUNTS.
2. Understanding the General Ledger.
Understanding SAP Accounting. Understanding the Principles of SAP R/3 General Ledger Accounting. Understanding General Ledger Account Master Data Areas. Implementing GL Financial Accounting. Understanding Complex Organizations and the Chart of Accounts. Specifying Rules for Administering General Ledger Accounts. Planning in the General Ledger. Posting Technique in the General Ledger. Closing the General Ledger During the Fiscal Year. Reporting at Closing. Understanding Financial Statement Report Formats. Reporting Operational Control Data at Closing. Using the Financial Information System. Taking Advantage of the FI-SL Functions. Using Allocation in Special Purpose Ledgers. Planning in the Special Purpose Ledgers. Reporting from the Special Purpose Ledgers. Using Workflow with the Financial Calendar.
3. Using Subledger Accounts.
Understanding Ledgers and Accounting. Understanding Accounts Receivable. Using the Customer Master Record. Understanding Customer Transactions in Accounts Receivable. Processing Incoming Payments. Using Special Transactions in Accounts Receivable. Understanding Document and Account Processing. Using Automatic Correspondence from Accounts Receivable. Reporting Customer Accounts. Managing Customer Credit. Using the Accounts Payable Module. Working with Vendor Master Records. Understanding Transactions in Accounts Payable. Using Automatic Payment Functions.
4. Accounting for Assets.
Defining Assets. Structuring Asset Records in Financial Accounting. Developing Asset Classes. Maintaining Asset Master Data. Using Valuation Techniques. Using Depreciation Areas. Applying Special Valuation to Fixed Assets. Calculating Depreciation. Handling Currencies in Depreciation Calculations. Simulating Depreciation for Planning Purposes. Integrating Asset Transactions. Acquiring Fixed Assets. Retiring a Fixed Asset. Managing Assets Under Construction. Using Fixed Asset Special Transactions. Reporting Assets Through the FIS. Developing an International Asset Management Capability.
5. Consolidating Company Accounts.
Combining Financial Statements. Using the FI-LC Consolidation Module. Interfacing by Design. Preparing for Consolidation. Meeting Annual Reporting Requirements of Complex Companies. Customizing the Consolidation Software. Exploring Consolidation Master Data. Understanding Methods of Consolidation. Preparing Data at the Subsidiary Level. Transferring Data. Changing the Balance Sheet from Local to Consolidated. Consolidating Investments. Using the Consolidation Report Tree.
II. PLANNING AND CONTROLLING.
6. Controlling by Cost Management.
Recognizing the Aims of Controlling. Assigning the Procedures of Cost Accounting. Defining Cost Objects and Cost Centers. Planning and Controlling a Business with R/3. Accounting with Cost Elements. Using Imputed Costs Accruals. Implementing Cost and Profit Controlling. Understanding the Flow of Control Data. Establishing Cost Center Accounting. Using Cost Centers in Planning.
7. Costing on the Basis of Activities.
Determining the Profitability of Product Lines. Introducing Cost Object Controlling. Identifying Costing Requirements of Different Types of Companies. Organizing Product Cost Controlling. Planning Product Cost. Viewing Product Costing Results. Controlling by Cost Objects. Interpreting Production Variance. Using Cost Objects in a Hierarchy. Using Activity-Based Cost Accounting. Using Internal Order Accounting. Using Cost of Sales Accounting.
8. Controlling by the PS-Project System.
Defining Projects. Setting the Project Trajectory. Using Different Project Views. Placing the PS in the Organizational Structure. Planning in the PS. Understanding Project Budgeting. Executing a Project. Using the Project Information System.
9. Analyzing Profitability.
Introducing the SAP R/3 Profitability Analysis Module. Using the Processes of Profitability Analysis. Identifying Profitability Segments. Planning Sales Quantities and Profits. Using Revenue Element Accounting. Operating CO-PA. Using Profit Center Accounting.
III. FUNDING, INVESTMENT, AND DEVELOPMENT.
10. Managing the Treasury.
Using the Treasury Module. Managing Liquidity. Controlling the Treasury. Managing Market Risks. Managing Funds Through a Budget.
11. Managing Investments.
Controlling Investments. Defining an Investment Program. Analyzing Investment Proposals. Budgeting in the Capital Investment Program. Capitalizing Assets Directly. Creating Assets Internally by Capital Investment Measures. Documenting Internal Value Flows. Using Settlement Functions for Capital Investment Measures.
12. Developments in Financial Management.
Preparing for Open FI. Focusing on Positive Auditing with the SAP R/3 Workstation. Networking Workflow. Selecting Components for Electronic Commerce. Developing the Open Information Warehouse. Operating with SAP R/3 Business Objects. Raising Standards of Business Programming. Accelerating Implementation with the Business Engineer.
13. FICO Education and Training.
Introducing FICO Education and Training. Structuring a Program. Developing Detailed Education and Training Plans. Defining Scope of Education and Training.
A. SAP Glossary of Terms and Concepts.
B. A Consultants Perspective.
Analyzing SAP from Consultant Ones Perspective. Analyzing SAP from Consultant Twos Perspective.