Course announcements

  • This course is also available in a self-paced e-learning format with an active subscription to the SAP Learning Hub, as S4F20E.
  • Participants of this course will gain an overview of the fundamental business processes and tasks of Management Accounting with the SAP S/4HANA application.
  • You will learn how SAP S/4HANA covers the Management Accounting related business requirements and how the fundamental business processes and tasks are executed in the system. Organizational Units, Master Data Management, Logistics Integration, Planning, Analytics, Daily Postings and Period End Closing are all discussed in this course.
  • Especially if you are new to Management Accounting in SAP S/4HANA, this course is the right starting point for you. If you plan to take the academy and certification for Management Accounting, this course will help you to better digest the certification courses. For the actual certification, it is recommended, but not mandatory.

Course information

  • Overview of SAP S/4HANA
    • Outlining the Motivation for SAP HANA and SAP S/4HANA
    • Providing an Overview of the SAP S/4HANA Products and Adoption Strategies
    • Using the SAP Fiori Front-End
  • Management Accounting Overview
    • Comparing Financial Accounting and Management Accounting
    • Defining specific tasks of Management Accounting components
    • - Organizational Units and Master Data in Management Accounting
    • Identifying Organizational Units used in Management Accounting
    • Maintaining Master Data in Overhead Management Accounting
    • Maintaining Additional Master Data in Overhead Management Accounting
  • Analytics in Management Accounting
    • Overview of Reporting Tools in Management Accounting
    • Using Report Painter Reports
    • Using Basic SAP Fiori Reports
    • Using Drilldown Reports
  • Planning in Management Accounting
    • Organizing Planning and Cost Allocation
    • Identifying Planning Options
    • Reconcile and Optimize Planning
  • Integrated Planning Process in Management Accounting
    • Integrating Profitability Analysis, Sales Operations Planning and Activity Planning
    • Identifying the Material Cost Estimate
    • Identifying the Integrated Planning for Profit Center Accounting in New GL
    • Using the TEMPLATE for Cost Planning
  • Characteristics of Accounting Logic Integration
    • Identifying Postings from Other Applications
    • Posting from Financial Accounting
    • Postings from Material Management
    • Actual and Statistical Actual Postings
  • Daily Postings in Management Accounting
    • Posting Actual Costs in Overhead Management Accounting
    • Budgeting Internal Orders and Using Execution Services
    • Analyzing Cost Object Controlling Scenarios
    • Creating and Analyzing Postings in a Make-to-Stock Environment
    • Creating and Analyzing Postings for Selling Make-to-Stock Goods
    • Creating and Analyzing Postings for Selling Services
  • Period-End Closing for Management Accounting
    • Performing Period-End Closing in Overhead Management Accounting
    • Analyzing Variances in Cost Center Accounting
    • Performing Period-End Closing in Cost Object Controlling
    • Managing Profit Analysis in Management Accounting
  • This course will prepare you to:
    • Outline business concepts and methods involved in Management Accounting in the SAP S/4HANA Enterprise Management
    • Perform planning in Integrated Business Planning for Finance and outline Integrated Planning in Management Accounting
    • Perform daily postings in Management Accounting and make use of System Integration
    • Carry out Period End Closing in Overhead Management Accounting, Product Cost Controlling and Profitability Analysis
  • Application Consultant
  • Business Analyst
  • Business Process Architect
  • Business Process Owner / Team Lead / Power User
  • Program/Project Manager


  • Management Accounting Process Knowledge


  • None

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