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SAP FICO Training

SAP FICO Stands for Finance & Controlling; FI (Financial Accounting) and CO (Controlling). SAP FICO Training is for finance professionals who want to learn SAP FICO usage as an efficient finance & controlling tool. SAP FICO is one of the important module of ERP that integrates with various other SAP Modules such as MM (Materials Management), SD(Sales and Distribution), PP (Production Planning), PM (Plant Maintenance),and PS (Project Systems). FI incorporates all the financial sections like Accounts Receivable, Accounts Payable, General Ledger, Tax, etc & help companies in financial automation. Controlling, on the other hand represents the flow of costs and revenues from the transactions that take place in the company. It helps to track internal costs within the company and helps in analyzing the company’s performance.

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Introduction to SAP R/3

  • Introduction to SAP R/3
  • Introduction to ERP, Advantages of SAP over other ERP Packages
  • Introduction to SAP R/3 FICO

Financial Accounting Basic Settings

  • Definition of company
  • Definition of company code
  • Assignment of company to company code
  • Definition of business area
  • Definition of fiscal year variant
  • Assignment of fiscal year variant to company code
  • Definition of posting period variant
  • Assignment of posting period variant to company code
  • Open and close posting period
  • Defining document type & number ranges
  • Maintenance of field status variants
  • Assignment of field status variant to company code
  • Definition of tolerance groups for GL accounts
  • Definition of tolerance groups for employees
  • Assignment of tolerance groups to users
  • Taxes on Sales & Purchases (input & output)
  • Creation of chart of Accounts
  • Defining Accounts Groups
  • Defining Retained Earnings Account.

General Ledger Accounting

  • Creation of General Ledger Master (with and with out reference)
  • Display/Change/Block/Unblock of general ledger master
  • Document Entry posting normal postings and posting with reference
  • Display and change of documents
  • Display of GL balances
  • Display GL account line items
  • Parked documents
  • Hold documents
  • Creation of Sample Document and postings with sample documents
  • Defining recurring entry document and postings with recurring doc.
  • Creation of account assignment model and posting
  • Configuration of line layouts for display of GL line items
  • Reversal of individual documents, mass reversal , reversal of cleared items and reversal of accrual and deferral documents
  • Defining Exchange Rate types and Translation ratios
  • Define Exchange rates & posting of foreign currency transactions
  • Interest calculations on term loans
  • Accrual and Deferral documents

Accounts Payable

  • Creation of vendor account groups
  • Creation of number ranges for vendor master records
  • Assignment of number ranges to vendor account groups
  • Creation of tolerance group for venders
  • Creation of vendor master (display/change/block/unblock of vender master)
  • Posting of vendor transactions (invoice posting, payment posting, credit memo)
  • Settings for advance payments to parties (down payment) and clearing of down payment against invoices (special GL transactions)
  • Posting of partial Payment & Residual Payment
  • Creation of payment terms,
  • Creation of house banks and account ids
  • Creation of check lots and maintenance of check register
  • Display check register
  • Cancellation of un issued check
  • Creation of void reasons
  • Cancellation of issued checks
  • posting of purchase returns
  • Configuration of automatic payment program
  • Payment to vendors through APP
  • Defining correspondence & party statement of accounts

Accounts receivable

  • Creation of customer account groups
  • Creation of number ranges for customer master records
  • Assignment of number ranges for customer account groups
  • Creation of tolerance group for customers
  • Creation of customer master (display/change/block/unblock of vender master)
  • Posting of customer transactions (sales invoice posting, payment posting, debit memo)
  • Settings for advance payment from parties (down payment)
  • Configuration of settings for dunning
  • Generating the dunning letters
  • Defining correspondence and party statement of accounts
  • Bills of exchange
  • Posting of sales returns

Asset Accounting

  • Defining chart of depreciation
  • Creation of 0% tax codes for sales and purchased
  • Assignment of chart of depreciation to company code
  • Defining account determination
  • Definition of screen lay out rules
  • Definition of number ranges for asset classes
  • Integration with General Ledger & Posting rules
  • Defining Depreciation key
  • Definition of multilevel methods
  • Definition of period control methods
  • Creation of main asset master records
  • Creation of sub asset master records
  • Acquisition of fixed assets
  • Sale of fixed assets
  • Transfer of assets
  • Scrapping of assets,
  • Depreciation run
  • Line item Settlement of assets under construction of capital work in progress

New General ledger accounting

  • Parallel ledgers
  • Document splitting
  • Segments


  • Financial statement version
  • General Ledger, Accounts Payable, Accounts Receivable and Assets Reports


  • Basic settings for controlling
  • Defining Controlling Area
  • Defining Number ranges for Controlling Area
  • Maintain Planning Versions

Cost element accounting

  • Creation of primary cost elements from financial accounting area
  • Creation of primary cost elements from controlling area
  • Display of cost element master records
  • Change cost element master records
  • Primary cost element categories
  • Secondary cost element categories
  • Default account assignments

Cost Center Accounting

  • Defining Cost Center Standard Hierarchy
  • Creation of Cost Centers and cost center groups
  • Display cost center master records
  • Change cost center master records
  • Creation of cost center groups
  • Posting to cost centers
  • Reposting of co line items
  • Repost of Costs
  • Planning for cost centers
  • Overhead Calculation
  • Creation of secondary cost element master records
  • Creation and Execution of Distribution Cycle
  • Creation and execution of assessment cycles
  • Cost center reports
  • Internal Orders
  • Defining order types
  • Creation of internal order master records
  • Display internal order master records
  • Change internal order master records
  • Postings to internal orders
  • Planning for internal orders
  • Reposting co line items for internal orders
  • Repost of costs for internal orders
  • Report of Variance analysis for internal orders
  • Creation of real internal orders
  • Posting of business transaction to real orders
  • Definition of allocation structures
  • Definition of settlement profiles
  • Definition of planning profiles
  • Settlement of real internal orders
  • Budgeting and availability control
  • Maintain number ranges for budgeting
  • Define tolerances for availability control
  • Specification of exempt cost elements of availability control
  • Maintenance of budget manager

Profit Center Accounting

  • Basic Settings for Profit Center Accounting
  • Creation of Dummy Profit Centers
  • Maintenance of control parameters for actual postings
  • Maintaining planning versions for profit centers
  • Maintaining the number ranges for profit center documents
  • Creation of profit center master records
  • Display of profit center master records
  • Changing the profit center master records
  • Creation of revenue cost elements
  • Automatic Assignment of Revenue elements for Profit Centers
  • Assignment of profit centers in cost center master records
  • Creation of account groups in profit center accounting for planning
  • Planning for profit and loss account items
  • Planning for balance sheet items
  • Posting of transactions into profit centers
  • Generating the variance reports for profit and loss account items
  • Generating the variance reports for balance sheet items.

Profitability analysis

  • Maintaining the operating concern
  • Define profitability segment characteristics
  • Assignment of controlling area to operating concern
  • Activating the profitability analysis
  • Define number ranges for actual postings
  • Mapping of SD conditions types to COPA value fields
  • Creation of reports
  • Viewing the reports

Product Costing

Product cost planning

  • Creation of bill materials
  • Creation of activity type master records
  • Planning for activity hours
  • Activity type price calculation
  • Creation of work center master records
  • Creation of routings
  • Defining cost sheet ( overhead structures)
  • Assignment of cost sheet to costing variant
  • Creation of cost estimate with quantity structure
  • Marking
  • Releasing
  • Creation of cost estimate without quantity structure
  • Integration

Integration of financial accounting with materials management

  • Definition of organizational units in materials management i.e. plant, storage location and purchase organization
  • Assignment of organizational units to each other
  • Definition of tolerance groups for purchase orders
  • Definition of tolerance groups for goods receipt
  • Definition of tolerance groups for invoice verification
  • Definition of vendor specific tolerances
  • Creation, display and change of material master records
  • Creation of plant parameters
  • Maintenance of posting periods for materials management
  • Maintenance of parameters for invoice verification
  • Maintenance of plant parameters for inventory management and physical inventory
  • Definition of attributes for material types
  • Assignment of GL accounts for material transactions in financial accounting (Integration of MM with FI)
  • Creation of purchase order, posting of goods receipt, invoice verification
  • Goods issue for production

Integration of financial accounting with sales and distribution

  • Definition of sales organization
  • Definition of distribution channels
  • Definition of divisions
  • Assignment among various organizational units with SD
  • Definition of partner functions
  • Definitions of shipping point and loading points
  • Definition of pricing procedures
  • Determining the shipping points
  • Determining the pricing procedures
  • Maintenance of SD condition types
  • Maintenance of condition records
  • Assignment of GL accounts for sales transactions ( integration of FI with SD)
  • Creation of sales order
  • Initialization of stock
  • Posting the delivery of goods
  • Creating the sales invoice

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  • Finance professionals who want to learn SAP FICO

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