Financial Accounting with SAP S/4HANA: Business User Guide

  • 6h 11m
  • Jonas Tritschler, Nertila Mucka, Reinhard Rupp, Stefan Walz
  • Rheinwerk Publishing Inc.
  • 2020

Finance professionals, it's time to simplify your day-to-day. This book walks through your financial accounting tasks, whether you're using SAP GUI transactions or SAP Fiori apps in your SAP S/4HANA system. For each of your core FI business processes - general ledger accounting, accounts payable, accounts receivable, and fixed asset accounting - learn how to complete key tasks, click by click. Complete your FI operations smoothly and efficiently!

  • Run general ledger accounting, accounts payable and receivable, and asset accounting in SAP S/4HANA Finance
  • Get step-by-step instructions for your core accounting tasks
  • See how SAP S/4HANA streamlines your operations

Financial Accounting Basics

See your finance workflows from end to end, and discover how key SAP S/4HANA simplifications impact financial accounting. Walk through standard processes such as order-to-cash and purchase-to-pay, the organizational structure, and how FI integrates with controlling.

Tasks and Transactions

Follow step-by-step instructions to complete your daily FI tasks in SAP S/4HANA, including period-end close and reporting. Learn to perform event-based revenue recognition for project accounting in SAP S/4HANA Cloud.

SAP GUI and SAP Fiori

See your tasks illustrated with detailed screenshots for both the traditional SAP GUI interface and the corresponding SAP Fiori applications. Tap in to new functionality and an improved user experience!

  • General ledger accounting
  • Fixed asset accounting
  • Accounts payable
  • Accounts receivable
  • Project accounting
  • Organizational structure
  • Period-end closing
  • Reporting
  • SAP GUI transactions
  • SAP Fiori apps

About the Authors

Jonas Tritschler is a managing director at at FALK IT Audit & Consulting GmbH. As a WP/CPA/CMA/CISA, Jonas is responsible for the audit and evaluation of IT systems and applications, and ensures the security and compliance of applications, especially in the sensitive areas of accounting and finance. In this role, he benefits from his experience as an IT user, which he gained over many years as interim manager and CEO.

Stefan Walz is a chief business process architect for financials development at SAP. He has more than 25 years of development experience. Today, Stefan is currently responsible for the development of the financials component in SAP S/4HANA Cloud as a business process architect.

Reinhard Rupp is a professor for controlling, finance, and accounting. With many years of experience as an auditor and 18 years of experience as a top executive/CFO in various companies, including responsibility for IT/SAP systems, he has a profound understanding of the practical requirements and an eye for the strategic possibilities of the new architecture.

Nertila Mucka is a senior consultant at FALK IT Audit & Consulting GmbH, holding a master's degree in information technology and finance and accounting systems. She has 6 years of experience in reviewing accounting and ERP systems, especially finance and Basis components in SAP for compliance and security purposes. She is a co-teacher for SAP for certified accountants in Germany, and develops automated tools for reviewing settings for the SAP S/4HANA environment.

In this Book

  • Introduction to SAP S/4HANA
  • Organizational Structure and Integration
  • General Ledger Accounting
  • Accounts Payable
  • Accounts Receivable
  • Fixed Asset Accounting
  • Customer Project Accounting