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"
SAP has some standard cost element category for secondary element creation. We create it for activity type, to relocate cost from one cost object to another cost object. The cost element category we have to use for activity allocation is “43 – internal activity allocation”. To create secondary CE for activity type you can use … Read More » "How to create secondary cost element for activity type"
Activity types represent the activity that a cost center produces. These are measured either in unit of time or quantity. In organization, resources of one CC are used by another CC (Activities produced by one cost center are used by another cost center). To allocate cost from one CC to other we use activity types. … Read More » "How to create activity type"