Configuring Financial Accounting in SAP ERP

  • 13h 14m
  • Narayanan Veeriah
  • Rheinwerk Publishing Inc.
  • 2018

This is your comprehensive guide to configuring Financial Accounting in SAP ERP! In addition to covering the old standbys Accounts Payable, Account Receivable, SAP General Ledger, and Asset Accounting it also goes in-depth on Contract Accounts Receivable and Payable, Consolidation, Lease Accounting, Travel Management, SAP Fiori, and much more. You ll learn to set up your enterprise structure, use maintenance tools, and perform all the tasks necessary to ensure your implementation works for your unique business.

  • Configure FI to match your accounting requirements
  • Set up SAP General Ledger, Accounts Payable, Accounts Receivable, and more
  • Consult real-world examples and step-by-step instructions


Get all the information you need to configure FI, from global settings for the SAP General Ledger, documents, and taxes to component-specific settings for Accounts Payable, Accounts Receivable, Asset Accounting, and more.


See how information moves between FI subcomponents and understand when to integrate FI with other SAP ERP components like Controlling, Sales and Distribution, Materials Management, and Production Planning.

Case Studies

Learn how real-world business requirements translate into FI system settings by walking through two detailed case studies step by step.

  • SAP General Ledger (SAP G/L)
  • Accounts Payable (FI-A/P)
  • Accounts Receivable (FI-A/R)
  • Bank Accounting (FI-BL)
  • Asset Accounting (FI-AA)
  • Travel Management (FI-LA)
  • Contracts Accounts Receivable and Payable (FI-CA)
  • Consolidation
  • SAP Fiori
  • Case studies

About the Author

Narayanan Veeriah is a chartered financial analyst (CFA) and a PMI-certified project management professional (PMP) with 33 years of work experience in finance and information technology, including more than 18 years of SAP experience. An SAP FI/CO consultant, he is currently a senior leader and executive project manager for SAP in a multinational IT consulting company and is based in India. A professional in the field of banking and finance and a thought leader in project management, Narayanan is an expert in finance with core competencies in retail banking and credit management. He has worked with several multinational clients to help them implement, upgrade, roll out, and support SAP (versions 3.1H to SAP ERP 6.0) in retail, automotive, pharmaceuticals, multimedia, electronics, transportation, and manufacturing industries.

In this Book

  • Financial Accounting in SAP ERP Financials
  • Customizing SAP
  • Enterprise Structure
  • Global Settings: Company Code Global Parameters
  • Global Settings: Documents
  • Global Settings: Tax, Inflation Accounting, and Correspondence
  • SAP General Ledger Accounting
  • Accounts Payable
  • Accounts Receivable
  • Contract Accounts Receivable and Payable
  • Bank Accounting
  • Asset Accounting
  • Consolidation Preparation
  • Lease Accounting
  • Travel Management
  • SAP Upgrade and Migration
  • SAP Fiori
  • Maintenance Tools