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What is an SAP Internal Order?

MarjorieWrightBlog250Internal orders are cost objects in SAP Controlling. They act as temporary cost collectors for short-term projects or events. They are not as structured or permanent as cost centers. There is no standard hierarchy for internal orders, however they can be grouped.

To learn more about SAP internal orders and other SAP FICO topics please visit our new SAP FICO Learning Center, please click here

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Tip for settling manufacturing variances to cost based CO-PA

Here's a tip for settling manufacturing variances to cost based CO-PA.

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SAP Tip – Customer Credit Limits Updates

When a customer exceeds their credit limit due to new orders that are greater than their limit, or due to unpaid balances, or combination of both, we have two main options, depending on our decision on each customer:

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SAP Mixed Costing

SAP mixed costing allows you to cost a material using multiple alternative methods, for example when you manufacture a material with different internal processes. You specify these through separate production versions, with different master recipes. When you execute a cost estimate the system calculates the cost for each production version then calculates an average unit cost using weighting factors. When you display a cost estimate with transaction CK13N, you display the total cost and details of each procurement alternative.

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SAP S/4HANA – Let’s Get Under the Covers Webinar Announcement (Controlling 2016 Plenary Preview)

Join Janet Salmon,Chief Product Owner for Management Accounting at SAP AG, Thursday, June 16, 2016 at at 1:00 PM EST/10:00 AM PST for a sneak peek of her Controlling 2016 plenary session SAP S/4HANA - Let's Get Under the Covers. 

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Inventory and Physical Inventory in SAP Fixed Asset Accounting

Excerpt from SAP Fixed Assets Accounting (FI-AA)by Jörg Siebert- SAP FI expert, author, and speaker.

Objects that no longer exist have no value. Therefore, you must check the existence of fixed assets by means of a physical inventory. The individual objects in fixed assets must be recorded so they are identifiable.

The inventory is the record (directory) of individual asset objects. This directory must report the asset objects present on a specified date. These objects must be determined by a physical check, also known as a physical inventory. The word inventory is derived from the Latin invenire, meaning to find something. In this blog I explain what you have to list in the fixed assets inventory and how to perform the physical check.

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Video Blog: How to avoid the most common SAP CO-PA customization pitfalls

Rogerio Faleiros ResizedIn this recording from the Controlling 2015 Conference, Rogerio Faleiros discusses how to avoid most common SAP CO-PA pitfalls including:

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Introduction to SAP Templates Webinar Recording Now Available

Members of the SAP Controlling Community gathered last week for a webinar on Introduction to SAP Templates Webinar presented by Julien Delvat.

Watch the recording to discover how to leverage your company’s standard SAP CO templates.

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Video Blog: Case Study - How Lundin Eagle Mine translated their MS Visio cost model into SAP configuration and design to capture costs and variances in their mining and milling operations

John Pringle ResizedIn this recording from the Controlling 2015 Conference, John Pringle shares how Lundin Eagle Mine translated their MS Visio cost model into SAP configuration and design to capture costs and variances in their mining and milling operations

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How to make Trading Partner a required entry Part II

How can we make Trading Partner a required entry while posting financial accounting documents for certain GL Accounts?
There are three possible alternatives to achieve this goal: Field Status Groups, Document Types and FI Validation. We will look at each of these options below.

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