Credit control area in sap

Sap can block deliveries to your customer based on the credit limit set and the accounts receivable balance in their account maintained by you. Most of the credit control part is managed in SD module. The credit control area in sap is decided by the sd consultants and used in sap fi module.

How to create credit control area in sap

You can create credit control area in sap by using transaction code OB45 or path;

SPRO > enterprise structure > maintain structure > definition > financial accounting > maintain credit control area

Enter followings;

  • Name of the Credit Control area in sap
  • Description
  • Currency
  • Update
  • Fiscal variant
  • Risk category
  • Credit limit
  • Rep group 

Define your credit risk categories

You can create it by using transaction code OB01 or path;

SPRO > Financial Accounting > Accounts Receivable and Accounts Payable > Credit management > credit control area > Define risk category

Define credit representative group

To define account clerk group use transaction code OB02 or path;

SPRO > Financial Accounting > Accounts Receivable and Accounts Payable > Credit Management > Credit control account > Define Accounting clerk group

Assign employees to credit representative group

You can use transaction code OB51 or path;

SPRO > financial accounting > accounts receivable and accounts payable > credit management > credit control account > define credit representatives

Define days in arrears calculation

Transaction used to create arrears calculation is OB39 or path;

SPRO > Financial Accounting > Accounts receivable and accounts payable > credit management > business transaction: credit monitoring > define intervals for days in arrears for credit management

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