Category Archives: Cost Elements

Cost Elements in SAP Controlling Module are same what Profit & Loss General Ledger Accounts are for Financials Module. They help us store various information related to income and expenses. SAP has Primary and Secondary Cost Elements both having own importance in respective functions. This category is about the same where we try to get deeper in this part of SAP Controlling Module

Result Analysis – Part I
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Result Analysis – Part I

Result Analysis in SAP – an Overview Result Analysis is a month end activity in SAP that helps business ensure they do not over/under book the profits arising from the ongoing Sales Order / Internal Order / Projects. It helps business align either their Costs or Revenue to maintain the profit ratios that are acceptable […]

Cost Element Group Hierarchy in SAP Controlling
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Cost Element Group Hierarchy in SAP Controlling

Cost Element Group Hierarchy in SAP Controlling What is a Group Hierarchy? Group Hierarchy is a tree structure of any object defined for various purposes like: For e.g. Cost Element Group Hierarchy appearing under Image 1.01 is self explanatory how Cost Element Group looks like. The hierarchy is created based on Cost Elements created in a […]

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SAP Cost Elements in Controlling

Cost Elements play a very important role in the reconciliation/alignment of costs and postings between Financial Accounting (FI) and Management Accounting/ Controlling (CO). There are two types of cost elements such as Primary Cost Elements, Secondary Cost Elements and Revenue Cost Elements all which have a specific purpose. The category set for a Cost Element […]