Goals

  • Understand how to use and configure SAP Business Planning and Consolidation to support your financial consolidation process

Audience

  • Application Consultant
  • Business Analyst
  • Business Process Owner / Team Lead / Power User
  • Program / Project Manager

Prerequisites

Essential

  • Practical knowledge of consolidation accounting

Recommended

Course based on software release

  • BPC 10.1 NW Standard Model SP5
  • SAP BW 7.4 SPS10
  • HANA SPS9
  • EPM add-in SP21
  • Design Studio 1.4
  • Analysis for Office 1.4.9

Content

  • SAP Business Planning and Consolidation Overview
    • Describing SAP Business Planning and Consolidation
    • Describing the Rapid Deployment Solution Content for IFRS and US GAAP
  • Consolidation Structures
    • Configuring Environments and Dimensions
    • Creating Models for Consolidation
    • Creating Consolidation Logic
    • Creating a Report in the EPM Add-In Microsoft Excel Interface
  • Data Collection and Validation
    • Using input forms to input data
    • Using Account-Based Calculations for Reclassification
    • Using the Consolidation Module
    • Managing Journals
    • Converting Local Currency
    • Configuring Intercompany Matching
    • Using the Controls Monitor to Validate Data
    • Configuring Balance Carryforward
  • Consolidations and Eliminations
    • Describing Consolidation and Elimination Principles
    • Using the Ownership Manager
    • Using Integration Rules
    • Eliminating Intercompany Transactions
    • Consolidating Using the Purchase Method
    • Consolidating Using the Equity Method
    • Configure US Elimination
    • Configuring Equity Pickup
    • Describing Stage Consolidation
  • Consolidation Process Monitoring
    • Configuring Consolidation Business Process Flows
    • Describing Work Status and Security