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SAP Financial Planning & Analysis for SAP S/4HANA Cloud

Note:  This blog is outdated and this content has now been upgraded to New Model Type in August 2022 – see the NEW blog with training videos HERE

Introducing SAP Financial Planning & Analysis for SAP S/4HANA Cloud

  • For SAP S/4HANA Cloud customers looking to perform a robust set of planning & analytics in SAP Analytics Cloud
  • Released in Sept 2017 – with incremental updates as needed

This best practice solution includes free, pre-built content for SAP customers of SAP Analytics Cloud and SAP S/4HANA Cloud.

General link to Best Practices for Analytics with SAP S/4HANA  – scroll down to the Finance=>FP&A folder or review the specific links below for more details and documentation:

  • Discover Financial Planning for SAP S/4HANA Cloud
    • P&L (Cost Center, Profit Center), Balance Sheet, and Cash Flow planning based on S/4HANA Cloud Finance
    • Discover how to setup driver-based planning in the Cloud
    • Share a financial model with analytics users
    • Integration:
      • SAP S/4HANA Cloud:
        • See pre-requisite scope item “1YB“:  Import Connection Setup with SAP Analytics Cloud
        • See configuration guide on the page under “2JV“: Import SAP S/4HANA Cloud Actual Financial data into SAP Analytics Cloud
      • SAP S/HANA On-Premise:  SAP Note 2753796

You can download this content for free within the SAP Analytics Cloud content library.

  • To get started immediately, log on to your SAP Analytics Cloud system:
    • Select Browse > Files from the main menu
    • Choose Content Library > Business Content
    • Choose “Financial Planning & Analysis for S/4HANA Cloud (Best Practices)” and import

Review FP&A specific Financial Statement Version (FSV) in SAP S/4HANA Cloud scope item “2FM”.   This FSV (“FPA1”) coordinates your FP&A G/L Account structure between SAP Analytics Cloud and SAP S/4HANA Cloud in all scope items above.

Also, please review our additional offering in scope item “3DJ” for SAP Workforce Planning for SAP S/4HANA Cloud

For questions or comments, please contact S/4HANA Cloud product managers below:

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