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Q&A: What You Should Know About Profitability Analysis With S/4 HANA Finance

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Get answers to these questions:

  • How Account-Based CO-PA is integrated with the Universal Journal

  • The considerations to be taken into account when converting from Account-Based to Costing-Based CO-PA

  • How to perform realtime derivation in CO-PA and reduce the need for month-end settlements

  • The setup needed to break cost of goods sold into cost components using Account-based CO-PA

  • How CO-PA allocations work with the Universal Journal


Watch the prerecorded webcast by pressing play:

Ask a Fixer: Are you Optimally Utilizing Available Functionality within SAP Controlling?


Start: Wednesday, March 15th, 2017 1:00 PM (CT), 2:00 PM (ET), 12:00 PM (MT), 11:00 AM (PT)

End: Wednesday, March 15th, 2017 1:00 PM (CT), 2:00 PM (ET), 12:00 PM (MT), 11:00 AM (PT)

The Controlling (CO) module is the Management Accounting module of SAP. It allows you to plan, monitor and control processes and operations in order to assist management with the implementation of the organization’s strategy.

Is your SAP Controlling implementation optimized to make the most of the available functionality? Are you taking advantage of the integrated nature of the SAP system and making the most out of this module?

Attend this live Q&A with Ashish Sampat, CO expert and Espresso Tutorials author,where you can ask questions that have been puzzling you (but do not know whom to ask!):

  • Which cost allocation method is better - Distribution or Assessment, when should I use one versus another?
  • What are the different standard costing methods that are available for use, and under what circumstances should they be used?
  • How does one go about correcting various error / warning messages encountered during costing?
  • What are the different cost objects that are available for use in SAP Controlling?
  • Under what circumstances should I go about automating WIP, Variance and Settlement jobs?
  • Can you tell us if there are any user exits available for product costing?
  • What various design options can we use to add freight and other incidental costs on procured materials?
  • How can we link and analyze Movement Types (in Materials Management) to GL Account (in Financial Accounting)?


Ask a Fixer is a live ASUG-hosted Q&A session with one of ERPfixers’ top-rated SAP experts (“Fixers”) in a specific module or topic. In this real-time discussion session, you have the opportunity to pose your specific questions to a Fixer, who will provide an immediate answer during the forum. This is a great way to get quick answers to your pressing issues, as well as learn from questions posted by other users during the forum.


Ashish Sampat, author of the following books:

  • First Steps in SAP Controlling (CO)
  • Expert tips to Unleash full Potential of SAP Controlling

If you cannot attend: The webcast will be recorded. The link to the recording will be posted here and emailed to all registrants.

Q&A: Find Out About the New Functionality Available with SAP S/4HANA Finance


We’ve all heard the buzz around SAP S/4HANA Finance. But what are the practical benefits that you can achieve from its new functionalities? Attend this live Q&A with SAP Mentor and Trainer, Ajay Maheshwari, where you can ask your most pressing questions such as:

- What is the Universal Journal?
- What are the new Tables available with S/4 HANA Finance?
- What is the impact of S/4 HANA Finance functionality on period closing?
- What is New Asset Accounting, and how is it different from the traditional Fixed Assets module?
- Is New GL migration necessary for SFIN, for the customers still on Classic GL?
- How different is Simple Finance from S/4 HANA Finance?
- What is Central Finance?