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SAP FI Overview |


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SAP FI Overview |

  1. 1. Chapter 1 Overview of the FI Module <ul><li>The SAP Financial Accounting (FI) module provides integrated, on-line, real-time functionality for processing, recording and maintaining the financial accounting transactions of the business for external reporting purposes. </li></ul><ul><li>Chapter Objectives </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Provide a general overview of the Financial Accounting module and its sub- modules. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Highlight the various integration points among the FinanciaI Accounting sub-modules and other SAP modules. </li></ul></ul>
  2. 2. SAP R/3 Applications
  3. 3. Sub-Modules of FI <ul><li>General Ledger </li></ul><ul><li>Accounts Receivable </li></ul><ul><li>Accounts Payable </li></ul><ul><li>Fixed Assets (Asset Accounting) </li></ul><ul><li>Legal Consolidation </li></ul><ul><li>Special Purpose Ledger </li></ul><ul><li>Funds Management </li></ul><ul><li>Travel Management </li></ul>
  4. 4. General Ledger (FI-GL) <ul><li>Integrated with other application modules and FI sub-modules </li></ul><ul><li>Financial Data Entry </li></ul><ul><li>User-defined balance sheet / profit and loss statement versions </li></ul><ul><li>Multiple Currencies </li></ul><ul><li>Flexible Report Generator </li></ul>
  5. 5. <ul><li>Real-time integration with the General Ledger </li></ul><ul><li>Integration with Sales and Distribution (SD) and Materials Management (MM) as a part of the Sales Cycle </li></ul><ul><li>Integration with Treasury </li></ul><ul><li>Credit Management </li></ul><ul><li>Incoming Payment Processing </li></ul><ul><li>Automatic Dunning Function </li></ul>Accounts Receivable (FI-AR)
  6. 6. <ul><li>Real-time integration with General Ledger </li></ul><ul><li>Integration with Materials Management as a part of the Procurement Cycle </li></ul><ul><li>Integration with Treasury </li></ul><ul><li>Outgoing Payment Program </li></ul><ul><li>Vendor Correspondence </li></ul>Accounts Payable (FI-AP)
  7. 7. Fixed Asset Accounting (FI-AA) <ul><li>Real-time integration with the General Ledger. </li></ul><ul><li>Batch processing and posting of depreciation expense, interest and replacement values. </li></ul><ul><li>Integration with: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Material Management (MM) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Production Planning (PP) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Accounts Receivable (FI-AR) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Accounts Payable (FI-AP) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Cost Accounting (CO) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Plant Maintenance (PM) </li></ul></ul>
  8. 8. Special Purpose Ledger (FI-SL) <ul><li>Provides summary information from multiple SAP applications at a user defined level </li></ul><ul><li>Flexible Reporting Tool </li></ul>
  9. 9. Treasury TR
  10. 10. SAP and Integration Technical Integration Logistics Accounting Information Flow
  11. 11. Benefits of Integration <ul><li>Timely access to common information </li></ul><ul><li>Flexible and adaptable to growth </li></ul><ul><li>Elimination of duplicate entries </li></ul><ul><li>Increased visibility of business results across functional boundaries </li></ul><ul><li>Minimization of system interfaces and maintenance requirements while maintaining portability </li></ul><ul><li>Immediate reflection of financial impacts </li></ul><ul><li>Capture of decisions at the source for better control and accuracy. </li></ul>
  12. 12. Overview of the FI Module - Chapter Summary <ul><li>Key Terms: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>SAP Financial Accounting Module </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>FI-GL </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>FI-AR </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>FI-AP </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>FI- AA </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>FI-LC </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>FI-SL </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>FI-FM </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>TR-CM </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Integration </li></ul></ul>
  13. 13. Overview of the FI Module -Chapter Summary <ul><li>Key Terms: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>SAP Financial Accounting Module </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>FI-GL </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>FI-AR </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>FI-AP </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>FI- AA </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>FI-LC </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>FI-SL </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>FI-FM </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>TR-CM </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Integration </li></ul></ul>