Course announcements

  • SAP Central Finance is a specific deployment option for gathering accounting data from SAP ERP systems into one central SAP S/4HANA system.
  • This course provides an overview of the concept, the architecture, and the functionalities of SAP Central Finance for LOB Finance. You will be able to explain this solution in detail and to judge if the solution fits to your / your customer’s business requirements. You will also understand what it means to implement SAP Central Finance and what the scope of such a project is.
  • This course does include exercises, so you will do some practicing. Before you could implement each step yourself, you would have to deepen your knowledge on the included tools.

Course information

  • Overview of SAP Central Finance in SAP S/4HANA
  • Project Execution for SAP Central Finance
  • SAP Central Finance Landscape Architecture
  • Basic Setup and Configuration
  • Initial Load and Real-time Replication
  • Error Handling
  • Corporate Finance Processes supported by SAP Central Finance
  • Run Phase
  • Validation and Reconciliation
  • Reporting (incl. Side Panel)
  • This course will prepare you to:
    • understand the use cases of SAP Central Finance
    • explain the concept and architecture of Central Finance
    • scope the main requirements in the SAP Central Finance project
    • basic knowledge on how to setting up and configuring a SAP Central Finance landscape
    • basic knowledge on how to execute a SAP Central Finance project
  • The course is aimed at solution architects or learners with at least an associate level of knowledge of Financial Accounting or Management Accounting on SAP ERP and ideally also on SAP S/4HANA.
    • FI/CO solution architect
    • FI/CO application consultant
    • FI/CO development consultant


  • * This course is only recommended to learners who are familiar with SAP ERP Financial Accounting or Management Accounting in SAP ERP. * Hands-on experiences in implementation projects of SAP ERP or SAP S/4HANA are highly recommended. * Financial Accounting Consultants should fulfil the following SAP S/4HANA prerequisites:
  • S4F01 Financial Accounting in SAP S/4HANA
  • S4F02 Management Accounting in SAP S/4HANA


  • S4F20 Processes in Management Accounting in SAP S/4HANA * Management Accounting Consultants should fulfil the following SAP S/4HANA prerequisites:
  • S4F10 Processes in Financial Accounting in SAP S/4HANA * Further recommendations:
  • SLT100 Real-time Replication with SAP LT Replication Server
  • MDG100 SAP Master Data Governance
  • BIT100 SAP NetWeaver Integration Technology Overview
  • BIT300 Application Link Enabling (ALE) Technology * If you are familiar with the content of the above mentioned courses, this would help you to profit even more from the SAP Central Finance course.

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