This book provides comprehensive, step-by-step configuration information for using Document Splitting and Balanced Segment Reporting in the SAP General Ledger. It provides implementation team members, functional finance professionals, and line-of-business managers with the implementation strategies, configuration steps, and best practices necessary to implement Document Splitting in the SAP General Ledger. Specific sections of the book focus on defining segments for use with common lines of business, configuration steps for Document Splitting, configuration of Segment Reporting, and managing a migration from the Classic General Ledger to the SAP General Ledger when Document Splitting is involved. Readers learn how to configure Document Splitting for the SAP General Ledger, including Standard and Extended Document Splitting and will quickly come to understand the common Business Transactions and how they relate to Segment Reporting and Document Splitting, including Vendor Invoice, Vendor Payment, and other financial transactions. Plus, find out how the new Segment object works in the SAP General Ledger, including how Segments are derived from Profit Centers.
The author explains how best to use Profitability Reporting, Segment Reporting, and built-in tools like Report Writer and Report Painter in the SAP General Ledger and shows you how you can develop and execute a plan for migrating successfully to the SAP General Ledger using the SAP Migration Service.
Mitresh Kundalia heads the SAP consulting practice at Quality Systems & Software. He is a recognized SAP ERP Financials expert, having served on the Editorial Board of FinancialsExpert newsletter since 2003, authored more than 20 articles for various publications, and given more than 100 presentations at SAP conferences around the world.