Material Ledger in SAP S/4HANA: Functionality and Configuration

Material Ledger in SAP S/4HANA

Unlock the potential of the Material Ledger in SAP S/4HANA with this comprehensive guide. Move beyond the basics and get the step-by-step instructions you need to configure and run actual costing, group valuation, profit center valuation, and more. Consult detailed screenshots and expert guidance as you dive deep into the major processes, specialized scenarios, and reporting and analytics. Master the Material Ledger from end to end!

  • Configure and run actual costing with SAP S/4HANA

  • Master parallel valuation: group valuation, profit center valuation, balance sheet valuation, and more

  • Analyze your results with SAP S/4HANA reporting tools

In this book, you’ll learn about:

  1. Configuration

    Set up your Material Ledger processes, step by step. From account determination to parallel currencies to transfer pricing, understand how to configure your SAP S/4HANA system to suit your business.

  2. Key Functionality

    See the Material Ledger in action! Learn how to perform actual costing runs, use transfer pricing with group valuation and profit center valuation, complete balance sheet valuation, and more.

  3. Reporting

    Unpack your Material Ledger data. Discover your reporting tools: SAP Fiori apps, CDS views, and more. Then see how actual costing, parallel valuation, and inventory trend analytics can help you understand material value flows.

Highlights include:

  • Actual costing

  • Parallel currencies

  • Group valuation

  • Profit center valuation

  • Parallel cost of goods manufactured

  • Balance sheet valuation

  • Peripheral applications

  • Reporting

  • Migration

About the Author


Paul Ovigele has worked as an SAP financials consultant since 1997 in both North America and Europe, specializing in implementing the Financial Accounting and Controlling modules along with their integrated areas for companies in the consumer goods, chemicals, logistics, pharmaceuticals, apparel, and entertainment industries. Paul has delivered numerous training sessions to finance professionals at both the functional and managerial levels and has presented at various SAP financials conferences around the world. Paul is the founder of the consulting platform ERPfixers, which provides on-demand SAP consulting expertise in various modules.