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SAP S/4HANA Finance and the Digital Core

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This presentation talks about how SAP S/4HANA can empower finance to strategically guide your business evolution via instant insights, intuitive user experience, and a flexible non-disruptive platform.

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SAP S/4HANA Finance and the Digital Core

  1. 1. SAP S/4HANA Finance and the Digital Core Empower Finance to Strategically Guide your Business Evolution Date Birgit Starmanns
  2. 2. 2INTERNAL© 2017 SAP SE or an SAP affiliate company. All rights reserved. ǀ CFOs have Spoken: Finance executives see that future success depends of making better use of technology Adapting to the rapid pace of change and greater business complexity 85% Translating data into swift and decisive action 84% Instantaneous access to a unified, comprehensive, and fully up-to-date set of financial and performance data 77% Making effective use of big data 75% “Over the next five years, my company’s success will increasingly depend on...” CFOResearch 2015
  3. 3. 3INTERNAL© 2017 SAP SE or an SAP affiliate company. All rights reserved. ǀ Empower Finance to Strategically Guide Continuous Evolution Deliver Performance and Innovation Manage Risk and Compliance Drive Efficiency and Automation Leverage dynamic planning and modeling for optimized decisions on new opportunities Reduce finance operational costs while enabling real-time insight to action Embed control in business processes for manage risk and protect the brand
  4. 4. 4INTERNAL© 2017 SAP SE or an SAP affiliate company. All rights reserved. ǀ SAP S/4HANA supports Live Business Digital Core SAP Cloud PlatformSAP HANA Business Transactions Intelligent Insights Workforce Engagement Spend Management IoT & Supply Chain Customer Experience INDUSTRY MACHINE LEARNING BLOCKCHAIN SECURITY APIs Financial planning and analysis Accounting and financial close Treasury management Financial operations Governance, risk, and compliance for finance
  5. 5. 5INTERNAL© 2017 SAP SE or an SAP affiliate company. All rights reserved. ǀ A Comprehensive Portfolio for Finance Financial Planning & Analysis Accounting & Financial Close Treasury Management Financial Operations Governance, Risk & Compliance for Finance Strategy Development and Translation Accounting Payments and Bank Communications Receivables Management Enterprise Risk Management Planning, Budgeting, and Forecasting Entity Close Cash and Liquidity Management Invoice Management and Accounts Payable Controls and Compliance Management Profitability and Cost Management Corporate Close Debt and Investment Management Real Estate Management International Trade Monitoring and Reporting Reporting and Disclosure Financial Risk Management Travel and Expense Management Fraud Management Financial Close Governance Risk Management for Commodities Financial Shared Services Audit Management SAP S/4HANA Finance - delivers functional completeness across all financial roles VP of Finance Head of Corporate Reporting Corporate Treasurer Head of Finance Operations Chief Compliance Officer Chief Financial Officer
  6. 6. SAP S/4HANA: Technology Innovations Finance
  7. 7. 7INTERNAL© 2017 SAP SE or an SAP affiliate company. All rights reserved. ǀ SAP S/4HANA Finance Empowering CFO’s with the world’s leading Finance solutions. Reinvented Instant insight In-memory enabled Intuitive user experience Consistent across devices Flexible and nondisruptive Easier to deploy and extend Real-time accounting Instant financial analysis Real-time and predictive planning Real-time treasury and cash management End-to-end process automation SAP HANA
  8. 8. 8INTERNAL© 2017 SAP SE or an SAP affiliate company. All rights reserved. ǀ Instant, real-time insight for better decisions – In-memory technology – Embedded analytics Reinvented processes for higher performance – Maximized throughput and speed – Native integration to SAP solutions SAP Fiori user experience = higher productivity – Intuitive on all devices, mobile first – Proactive decision-making support THE NEXT GENERATION BUSINESS SUITE FOR A DIGITAL WORLD Simplified Architecture for lower TCO – Lean data footprint – Cloud deployment for higher flexibility Why SAP S/4HANA?
  9. 9. Instant, Real-time Insight for Better Decisions – In-memory technology – Embedded analytics
  10. 10. 10INTERNAL© 2017 SAP SE or an SAP affiliate company. All rights reserved. ǀ The Nature of Consistent Intuitive User Experience Intuitive user experience – macro to detailed view
  11. 11. 11INTERNAL© 2017 SAP SE or an SAP affiliate company. All rights reserved. ǀ • Leverage the same information for external disclosures and for management reporting • One view across finance (FI) and controlling (CO), providing additional details in all financial reports • Aggregation on the fly across all balances and dimensions based on transactional data • Personalized reports across finance, controlling, and operations Personalized, Instant Insight across FI and CO
  12. 12. 12INTERNAL© 2017 SAP SE or an SAP affiliate company. All rights reserved. ǀ The Digital Boardroom Turning Finance into a live business Total transparency Simplified boardroom processes Instant data-driven insights  Real-time view of complete company situation  Comprehensive view on key figures across divisions  Instantly access accurate information to address ad-hoc questions  Improve decision-making with analysis of alternatives and implications  Reduce preparation time and offline discussion topics  Focused collaboration to leverage expert knowledge
  13. 13. Reinvented Processes for Higher Performance – Maximized throughput and speed – Native integration to SAP solutions
  14. 14. 14INTERNAL© 2017 SAP SE or an SAP affiliate company. All rights reserved. ǀ Financial Planning and Analysis Accounting and Financial Close Finance Operations Enterprise Risk and Compliance Management Treasury and Financial Risk management  Provide advice on M&A and divestitures with unlimited simulations and what-if analysis  Improve managerial group reporting and processing across matrix organization  Enable a “soft close” by solving issues throughout the month  Leverage integrated managerial and financial accounting to reduce reconciliation  Instant visibility into working capital to support real-time liquidity planning  Make investment decisions to fund corporate growth to manage financial risk  Real-Real-time receivables and payables reconciliation for better collaboration with customers and partners  Immediate reaction to collection  Identify and predict potential fraud and define strategies for fraud prevention  Ensure compliance and improve audit management efficiency Examples of Real-time Processes that Enable Finance Transformation
  15. 15. 15INTERNAL© 2017 SAP SE or an SAP affiliate company. All rights reserved. ǀ With Traditional System With SAP S/4HANA Traditional With SAP S/4HANA Process Excellence User Interaction Ad Hoc With Traditional System  Close activities that don’t begin until period end  Multiple batch-run dependencies  Batch bottlenecks that delay downstream activities  High error-correction efforts  Complex issues that are postponed until after close  Time-pressured resolutions  Delayed visibility into reporting With SAP S/4HANA  Real-time system with key performance indicators (KPIs) instantly refreshed  Elimination of end-of-period batch bottlenecks  Continuous intercompany reconciliation  Continuous financial reporting visibility  Profitability analysis and line-item detail reconciliation  Automation for routine tasks  Full management visibility of close tasks Initial period Close and consolidation Close batches Consolidation batches Reporting on demand Close and consolidationInitial period Business Process View: Soft Financial Close Anytime
  16. 16. 16INTERNAL© 2017 SAP SE or an SAP affiliate company. All rights reserved. ǀ SAP ERP reporting Traditional With SAP S/4HANA Process Excellence Profit Center Plan User Interaction Strategic Planning Cost Center Plan Product / Manufacturing Plan HR Plan Marketing Plan Channel Plan With traditional system:  Different planning processes and interfaces  No consolidation of related plans between objects  Lack of insight of operational planning into the financial bottom line  Manual consolidation of planning across objects  Inability to update plans and forecasts  No what-if capabilities, resulting in guesswork Profit center hierarchy Cost center hierarchy Marketing hierarchy Channel distribution Product / manufacturing hierarchy HR hierarchy SAP Business Warehouse Reporting Microsoft Excel Access With SAP S/4HANA  Single consolidated view of all planning and forecasting information  Rollup of planning from subsidiaries into corporate planning  Rollup of planning from operations into financial planning to measure the financial impact of operational plans  Leveraging of real-time information to immediately update plans and forecasts  No lag time for updates across objects  Predictive capabilities to model planning options Production planning Sales planning Price planning Investment planning Procurement planning Headcount planning Marketing planning Cost planning Revenue planning Profitability planning Balance sheet and profit-and-loss planning Ad Hoc Business Process View: Integrated Business Planning With Traditional System With SAP S/4HANA
  17. 17. 17INTERNAL© 2017 SAP SE or an SAP affiliate company. All rights reserved. ǀ Traditional With SAP S/4HANA Process Excellence User Interaction With traditional system:  Only limited basic Cash Management functions  Almost no analytical capabilities  Liquidity Planning function outside ERO  No Bank Account Management available  Limited capabilities to integrate data from other systems  No option to run in the cloud With SAP S/4HANA  New Cash Management solution combining analytical functions and related transactions  Fiori embedded and KPI based analytics available  Including integrated Bank Account Management for the central administration of bank accounts and signatories  Integrated Planning Model embedded – benefiting from a synchronized and harmonized data model  Flexible and Non-disruptive cloud or on premise deployment options Ad Hoc ERP Cash Mgmnt Cloud Cloud ERP Cash Mgmnt Business Process View: Cash Management With Traditional System With SAP S/4HANA
  18. 18. SAP Fiori User Experience = Higher Productivity – Intuitive on all devices, mobile first – Proactive decision-making support
  19. 19. 19INTERNAL© 2017 SAP SE or an SAP affiliate company. All rights reserved. ǀ © 2016 SAP SE or an SAP affiliate company. All rights reserved. 19Public FROM THE PAST… …TO THE PRESENT A Digital Interface for a Digital World
  20. 20. 20INTERNAL© 2017 SAP SE or an SAP affiliate company. All rights reserved. ǀ The Nature of Consistent Intuitive User Experience A new information experience for decision makers Responsive Bringing together transactions and analytics to close the gap between insight and action Personalized Offering personalized role-based tailored KPIs, actionable insights, news feeds and tasks Beautiful Combining simplicity, easy of use, and functionality with a completely reimagined user interface Seamless Delivering the same real-time insights and user experience across desktops, mobiles and tablets
  21. 21. 21INTERNAL© 2017 SAP SE or an SAP affiliate company. All rights reserved. ǀ Single Entry Point Domain Specific Infos and Actions Enter Details and Explore In-Depth The SAP Fiori launchpad will be the single entry point to access all apps Users will quickly get an overview of what needs their attention with Overview Pages, List Reports and Work Lists, and trigger quick actions or drill down to the next level of detail • Key and differentiating use cases will be re- imagined with the SAP Fiori user experience. • All “classic” applications will have the SAP Fiori visual theme. A Digital Interface for a Digital World
  22. 22. Simplified Architecture for Lower TCO – Lean data footprint – Cloud deployment for higher flexibility
  23. 23. 23INTERNAL© 2017 SAP SE or an SAP affiliate company. All rights reserved. ǀ Simpler data model Improved user experience New business capability Improved productivity + = Unified data model eliminates FI-CO batch reconciliation Drill down to detail and KPI “cockpit” Continuous soft close+ = Transactions run without table locks Instantly-refreshed KPI’s Reduced processing time and carrier fees+ = Examples How SAP S/4HANA Makes the Digital Core Real
  24. 24. 24INTERNAL© 2017 SAP SE or an SAP affiliate company. All rights reserved. ǀ • Concept: “Take the best of all worlds” (e.g. ledger, market segment, coding block, etc.) • One line item table with full detail for all applications - for instant insight & easy extensibility • This replaces the “logical document” of SAP Accounting 1.0. • Data stored only once: no more reconciliation needed - by design • Reduction of memory footprint through elimination of redundancy. • Fast multi-dimensional reporting possible without replicating data to business warehouse (BW). • If BW is in place anyway, only one single extractor needed. • Secondary cost elements are now G/L accounts. Universal Journal: One Source of the Truth for Finance
  25. 25. 25INTERNAL© 2017 SAP SE or an SAP affiliate company. All rights reserved. ǀ instant data replication Cloud Hybrid On Premise The Nature of Flexible and Non-Disruptive Move towards finance transformation at your pace Flexible deployment options ERP system - A ERP system - B ERP system - C Flexible and non-disruptive paths to S/4HANA Finance New implementation Central Finance System Migration S/4HANA Finance central Instance Former SAP ERP system Migrated to S/4HANA Finance
  26. 26. 26INTERNAL© 2017 SAP SE or an SAP affiliate company. All rights reserved. ǀ The Nature of Flexible and Non-Disruptive Central Finance – non-disruptive path to SAP S/4HANA Instant data replication Centralized processLocal process  Local regulatory reporting  Local close  Inventory processing  Logistics and sales  Management reporting  Consolidation  Top-level planning SAP S/4HANA central instance  Central payment*  Intercompany*  Credit analytics*  Treasury* *Lab preview/road map
  27. 27. 27INTERNAL© 2017 SAP SE or an SAP affiliate company. All rights reserved. ǀ Complete Choice of Deployment On Premise Full scope, all industry solutions Configure, extend, modify Customer infrastructure or IaaS Traditional perpetual licensing Private Cloud Public Cloud Yearly innovation cycle Full scope, all industry solutions Configure, extend SAP infrastructure Subscription or perpetual Yearly innovation cycle Standardized processes Configure, extend within boundaries SAP infrastructure Subscription licensing Quarterly innovation cycle Complete coverage tailored for the enterprise Complete coverage with accelerated deployment Focused coverage for accelerated innovation
  28. 28. SAP S/4HANA Finance: Customers and Wrap-Up
  29. 29. 29INTERNAL© 2017 SAP SE or an SAP affiliate company. All rights reserved. ǀ Growing today with technology for tomorrow Turk Telekom wanted to transition from multiple ledgers to an integrated business with one software environment and speed up mergers and acquisitions.  Shorter closing period by up to 2 days  Greater clarity and visibility into financial data  More flexibility in business operations  Simpler processes eliminating unnecessary workload Increasing revenue 100% with SAP S/4HANA Finance Memebox wanted to create a secure foundation for global business expansion while improving the accuracy of inventory and increasing insight into logistic information.  100% increase in revenue since the launch of SAP S/4HANA Finance  30% shorter delivery lead time to customers  50% increase in sales productivity with on-the-go data access Improve expense management processes with SAP Fraud Management powered by SAP HANA Vodafone wanted to automate and become best in class for T&E claims audit. It was looking to extrapolate to other audit systems.  100% of claims now automatically reviewed before only 10% of employee claims reviewed through manual process  Now able to investigate different types of abuse while still saving costs. Customer Success with SAP S/4HANA Finance solution
  30. 30. 30INTERNAL© 2017 SAP SE or an SAP affiliate company. All rights reserved. ǀ © 2017 SAP SE or an SAP affiliate company. All rights reserved. 30Public Customers Drive Efficiency and Automation “With SAP S/4HANA, we've built a cornerstone for successfully expanding our global market share and business operations.” Jongmin Kim, General Manager of the Planning Team, Huvitz Co. Ltd. Business Transformation Study, Customer Reference Slide “SAP S/4HANA is helping us to drive digitization across the company, allowing us to work in a more streamlined and integrated way.” Wolfgang Sabelgunst, SAP Project Manager, Bundesdruckerei GmbH 40% Time saved on generation of financial reports 10x Faster calculation of salaries >3x Faster security authorization reviews Business Transformation Study, Customer Reference Slide 30% Improved accuracy of cost analysis by product 60x Faster creation of monthly accounting journals 7 days To complete the accounting closing process 10x​ Faster data inquiries​
  31. 31. 31INTERNAL© 2017 SAP SE or an SAP affiliate company. All rights reserved. ǀ © 2017 SAP SE or an SAP affiliate company. All rights reserved. 31Public Customers Drive Performance and Innovation “SAP Digital Boardroom helps your executive team or board see the real results of your strategy and quickly see where you are on that journey. There is no room for diverse interpretation; results are based on tangible evidence, real–time information, and a single source of data.” Keith Sturgill, Vice President and CIO, Eastman Chemical Company One ​Version of the truth across the management team Real-time ​Visibilityof business performance and business strategy for immediate action when needed Improved ​Ability to predict future customer needs and new markets based on what-if analysis “The journey we are on will allow us to connect our employees, suppliers, customers, and networks to our digital core. With SAP S/4HANA at the center, we are designing and building solutions that are mobile, intuitive, robust, and valuable, enabling our customers to be more autonomous and productive and to easily do business with us.”​ David Scullin, CIO, Ballance Agri-Nutrients​ Reduced Month-end closing time​ 75% Faster key business processes <1 second​ For real-time insight into years of data Decreased​ Sales reporting from 2 hours to 20 minutes​ Business Transformation Study, Customer Reference Slide Business Transformation Study, Customer Reference Slide
  32. 32. 32INTERNAL© 2017 SAP SE or an SAP affiliate company. All rights reserved. ǀ • Start a new implementation and/or bring an existing landscape back to standard • Retain existing processes and migrate from any DB to HANA • Adopt and reimage business processes incrementally • Re-imagine the business • Plan the digital transformation • Design and Execute with the help technical and functional support services from SAP • Identify business requirements • Build the business case • Develop an SAP S/4HANA adoption strategy and roadmap First Steps Your Path The Roadmap Options • Planning and safeguarding • Technical implementation • Functional implementation • Co-innovation Innovation Strategy and Roadmap New implementation Landscape transformation System conversion On premise Cloud Hybrid 4 3 2 1 Starting Your Journey to SAP S/4HANA
  33. 33. 33INTERNAL© 2017 SAP SE or an SAP affiliate company. All rights reserved. ǀ  Take a look at www.sap.com/s4hana  Take a look at www.sap.com/Finance  Experience the Journey Map http://s4hana.sapjourneymap.com  Fiori Library  YouTube Finance Playlist  LinkedIn SAP Finance Not Your Father’s Finance For More Information:
  34. 34. 34INTERNAL© 2017 SAP SE or an SAP affiliate company. All rights reserved. ǀ Trusted More than 44 years of finance expertise, over 57,000 SAP ERP and 10,000 SAP EPM customers across all industries and geographies Comprehensive Only SAP provides a complete portfolio the needs of broad set of financial teams available on premise, in the cloud, and hybrid Innovative Cutting technologies and innovations enabling CFO’s to transform the finance function to the way people work and live today Why SAP for Finance?

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