Primary and secondary cost elements are broken down into different cost element category. These categories will determine its uniqueness within the controlling module. While defining the primary or secondary cost elements (CE) you need to assign this defaulted cost element category in sap. Category for Primary Element Primary element can be assigned to following categories; … Read More » "What is cost element category in sap"
We do cost center planning as a target oriented measure to compare the plan cost with it. CC planning has two parts; Cost element planning Activity type planning Cost Element Planning In cost element planning you enter your plan data for primary cost element against each cost center. Primary cost element represents the general ledger … Read More » "What is cost center planning in SAP CO"
SAP product costing will enable you to get expenses apportioned to your finished goods manufactured or services that you render. By using PC and other sub modules of controlling you can find profitability of different manufactured items and services. Using spread sheets or other tolls to derive expenses of a finished goods is questionable because … Read More » "What is SAP Product Costing"
SAP Tables for Overhead cost controlling AUSP Characteristic Values A132 Price per Cost Center A136 Price per Controlling Area A137 Price per Country / Region COSC CO Objects: Assignment of Original Costing Sheets CSSK Cost Center / Cost Element CSSL Cost Center / Activity Type KAPS CO Period Locks CSKA Cost Elements (Data Dependent on … Read More » "SAP Tables Used In Controlling Module"
Cost center groups are created in sap for reporting purpose. Different cost centers are assigned to a particular group and costs recorded in those cost centers are analyzed through various report. CC groups are also used for validation and substitution rules i.e. if you want a particular cost center out of a group and CC … Read More » "Cost center group – How to Create CC group in SAP CO"
Activity type groups (ATG) are created for reporting purpose. Costs of a particular group can be used as a decision making tool for management. It can be created by using transaction code KLH1 or below path; SAP easy access menu > Accounting > Controlling > Cost Center Accounting > Master Data > Activity type group … Read More » "How to create activity type group in SAP CO"
You can distribute actual cost and plan cost through distribution cycle. To distribute plan cost you need to create plan distribution cycle and for actual cost you need to create actual distribution cycle. You can copy one cycle to create another. Distribution cycle for plan cost Path for plan cost: SPRO > Controlling > Cost … Read More » "How to create distribution cycle in SAP CO"
You can set automatic account assignment through transaction code OKB9 or by using following path; SPRO > Controlling > Cost Center Accounting > Actual Posting > Manual Actual Postings > Edit Automatic Account Assignment – OKB9 You need to configure automatic account assignment for those cost elements which are not directly entered any cost objects. … Read More » "What is automatic account assignment in SAP CO – OKB9"
Assessment cost element is a secondary cost element created to use in assessment cycle. This cycle distribute expenses from one cost center to another. Expenses are distributed through this assessment cost element. To create it we need to specify the secondary cost element as assessment. To do that, in the cost element category of assessment … Read More » "How to create assessment cost element in SAP CO"
Reposting is used to manually repost primary expenses from one cost object to other by retaining the original cost element. If you have posted a financial accounting transaction with a wrong cost object then it can be rectified with use of reporting in controlling module. When you repost it in controlling by changing the wrong … Read More » "Reposting in cost center accounting – SAP CO"