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SAP S/4HANA - Let's Get Under the Covers Webinar Recording Now Available

Janet Salmon, Chief Product Owner for Management Accounting at SAP AG, presented a webinar to the SAP Controlling Community on a sneak peek of her Controlling 2016 plenary session SAP S/4HANA - Let's Get Under the Covers. 

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Video Blog: SAP Simple Finance 1503 - Accounting and controlling step closer together

In this recording from Controlling 2015, Janet Salmon, Chief Product Owner for Management Accounting at SAP AG presented "SAP Simple Finance 1503- Accounting and controlling step closer together". In this session Janet introduced the latest challenges to accounting and controlling in SAP Simple Finance 1503. SAP is in the process of reinventing SAP Financials using SAP HANA to enable new programming paradigms and SAP Fiori to provide a new user interface.

 

Learn more about Janet's sessions at the Controlling 2016 conference.

 

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SAP Simple Finance 1503 - FAQ's

On Thursday, June 11, 2015 members of the SAP Controlling Community gathered for a webinar presented by Janet Salmon on the latest changes to accounting and controlling in SAP Simple Finance 1503. The webinar was a a sneak peek of Janet's Controlling 2015 plenary session. The webinar Explored how changes in SAP Simple Finance will affect SAP Controlling including how accounts and cost elements will merge, what you can expect to see in Reporting and Planning, and how account-based CO-PA has been enhanced to provide better Profitability Reporting. Keep reading for a list of frequently asked questions that came up during the course of the webinar on SAP Simple Finance 1503.

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Get up to speed on SAP S/4 HANA and recommendations on valuable resources

b2ap3_thumbnail_DSC_8182_Resized.jpgSAP has billed S/4 HANA as their most important software release in 23 years. Customers are on board with SAP's attempt to "simplify" for real-time business, but there are plenty of questions. Once again SAP financials pros are in the center of it all, with Simple Finance being one of the first S/4 HANA components. What are the best ways to get up to speed on S/4 HANA and Simple Finance 1503?

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Upcoming SAP Controlling Community Webinars: Reserve Your Place Now

b2ap3_thumbnail_IMG_3703.jpg1. Have you ever wondered about a certain depreciation amount and how SAP came up with that? Ever tried to calculate it yourself and came up with a different number? Attend this engaging webinar to understand how SAP calculates depreciation and how you can follow the calculation logic yourself to explain asset values. Join Kent Bettisworth and Thomas Michael Friday, May 29 at 10:00 AM PST/12:00 PM CST/1:00 PM EST for How’d it come up with THAT? Demystifying depreciation values in AA.

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SAP Accounting powered by SAP HANA – Moving controlling and finance closer together - Part III

New users have traditionally struggled to understand the way SAP separates Financial Accounting and Management Accounting where most legacy systems see the two as one. While it’s easy enough to understand how a payroll account flows from the profit and loss statement into cost center accounting because the account information stays the same, the situation becomes more challenging as a revenue account flows into profitability analysis and is transformed into a value field, or a cost of goods sold account becomes multiple value fields depending on the cost components involved. In its latest product release, SAP is bringing the two worlds closer together.

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SAP Accounting powered by SAP HANA – Moving controlling and finance closer together - Part II

New users have traditionally struggled to understand the way SAP separates Financial Accounting and Management Accounting where most legacy systems see the two as one. While it’s easy enough to understand how a payroll account flows from the profit and loss statement into cost center accounting because the account information stays the same, the situation becomes more challenging as a revenue account flows into profitability analysis and is transformed into a value field, or a cost of goods sold account becomes multiple value fields depending on the cost components involved. In its latest product release, SAP is bringing the two worlds closer together.

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Part I: SAP Accounting powered by SAP HANA – Moving controlling and finance closer together - Part I

New users have traditionally struggled to understand the way SAP separates Financial Accounting and Management Accounting where most legacy systems see the two as one. While it’s easy enough to understand how a payroll account flows from the profit and loss statement into cost center accounting because the account information stays the same, the situation becomes more challenging as a revenue account flows into profitability analysis and is transformed into a value field, or a cost of goods sold account becomes multiple value fields depending on the cost components involved. In its latest product release, SAP is bringing the two worlds closer together.

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Controlling 2014 Plenary Session Recording: SAP Accounting powered by SAP HANA – Moving controlling and finance closer together


b2ap3_thumbnail_DSC_8182_Resized.jpgNew users have traditionally struggled to understand the way SAP separates Financial Accounting and Management Accounting where most legacy systems see the two as one. While it’s easy enough to understand how a payroll account flows from the profit and loss statement into cost center accounting because the account information stays the same, the situation becomes more challenging as a revenue account flows into profitability analysis and is transformed into a value field, or a cost of goods sold account becomes multiple value fields depending on the cost components involved. In its latest product release, SAP is bringing the two worlds closer together.

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Top Blog Posts on ERP Corp Blog

Catch up on your blog reading and get up to date on the top 5 blog posts on the ERP Corp blog. 

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Video Blog: Enhancement Packages 5 & 6 – Where to find the business functions that matter for Controllers


b2ap3_thumbnail_IMG_3675.jpgWhen SAP introduced the concept of enhancement packages and packaged functionality in business functions, administrators were relieved that they would not have to test everything when they upgraded. However, it made some business functions difficult to locate.

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Controlling 2014 Plenary Presentation Slides: SAP Accounting powered by SAP HANA – Moving controlling and finance closer together


b2ap3_thumbnail_DSC_8182_Resized.jpgNew users have traditionally struggled to understand the way SAP separates Financial Accounting and Management Accounting where most legacy systems see the two as one. While it’s easy enough to understand how a payroll account flows from the profit and loss statement into cost center accounting because the account information stays the same, the situation becomes more challenging as a revenue account flows into profitability analysis and is transformed into a value field, or a cost of goods sold account becomes multiple value fields depending on the cost components involved. In its latest product release, SAP is bringing the two worlds closer together.

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SAP Accounting powered by SAP HANA - Frequently Asked Questions

I’ve spent the last six months working with the first accounting customers to validate and implement SAP Accounting powered by SAP HANA. I’ve talked with even more customers about the possibilities of the new solution. SAP Accounting powered by SAP HANA will be made generally available on 1st August 2014. In this blog, I’ll explain how the new solution differs from earlier software versions and discuss some of my learnings.

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Have you heard the buzz around SAP Simple Finance?

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Did you hear the buzz around SAP Simple Finance at Sapphire? See what SAP Controlling experts have to say about the developments and learn more about SAP Simple Finance and SAP Accounting powered by SAP HANA sessions at Controlling 2014.

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Exclusive Sneak Peek of New SAP Smart Accounting Functionality Webinar Recording Now Available

Janet Salmon's sneak peek of new SAP Smart Accounting functionality webinar recording is now available. 

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Exclusive Sneak Peek of New SAP Smart Accounting Functionality


Join Janet Salmon, Chief Product Owner for Management Accounting at SAP AG, for a sneak peek of new SAP Smart Accounting functionality, part of Smart Financial Package 1.0. Join Janet on March 14 at 1:00 pm EST, 12:00 pm CST, 10:00 am PST

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Controlling 2013 Conference Recap – Popular Session Slide Downloads


The second annual SAP Controlling conference took place September 22 – 25, 2013 in San Diego, CA. The conference brought together SAP Controlling professionals from across the United States, Europe, and Central America for 4 days of sessions and networking.

A number of hot topics emerged during the course of the conference and were discussion points during sessions and networking. We have selected a few hot topics to share with you, along with related session content. Three Controlling 2013 presentations are available for download. In order to download the presentations, you will be asked to submit your name and email address.

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Controlling 2013 Speaker Profile Recap


We have a great lineup of expert speakers at Controlling 2013. We have been doing in depth speaker profiles over the last several months - learn more about the speakers and their areas of expertise.  

 

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2013 SAP Controlling Community Awards - Call For Nominations

Nominations are now open for the second annual SAP Controlling Community Awards. The awards recognize individuals who have made outstanding contributions to our SAP Controlling Community. The awards highlight the important contributions that SAP users, developers and consultants have made to the business critical field of management accounting.

Members of the global SAP Community are invited to complete the online nomination form by September 1, 2013. Nominate your choice now!

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SAP HANA and SAP Controlling – New Opportunities and New Challenges Webinar Now Available for Download

On July 11, 2013 Janet Salmon, Chief Product Owner for Management Accounting at SAP AG, delivered a webinar to the SAP Controlling Community on SAP HANA and SAP Controlling – New Opportunities and New Challenges.”

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