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Author's profile photo Paulo Vitoriano

Cost planning integration between Controlling and Finance table ACDOCP

SAP has recently introduced the Planning functionality based on the ACDOCP table.  While for the moment it has very little practical application from a functional perspective, the potencial is clearly there. I think we can expect future functionalities based on the ACDOCP table. One of the benefits is the availability of multiple currencies, while traditional Controlling is limited to “just” three currencies.

The challenge for the project team has never been about choosing one functionality over another, because currently there is no functional overlap. Planning in Controlling with plan versions is a must-have feature and all standard CO reports are using it.

The challenge comes when there is a need to use both planning methods at the same time and therefore to ensure the data is consistent (or in sync) between two different methods. Some Fiori reports would read the data exclusively from the ACDOCP for example.

SAP has issued an OSS note addressing this topic:

https://launchpad.support.sap.com/#/notes/2968212

New programs allow for the bidirectional data syncronization from CO to ACDOCP and the other way round:

R_FINS_PLAN_TRANS_CO_S4H_2_ERP

R_FINS_PLAN_TRANS_CO_ERP_2_S4H

Screen shots are below:

CO%20to%20S/4

CO to S/4

S/4%20to%20CO

S/4 to CO

Thank you for your time.

 

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      Author's profile photo Bahadir Koca
      Bahadir Koca

      Hi ,

      Thanks for this great information. I have fix and var costs in kp06. When i launched this program that

      R_FINS_PLAN_TRANS_CO_S4H_2_ERP i cant see any seperation between fix and var costs. Do you know anything about seperation between fix and var costs into ACDOCP?
      Regards

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      Author's profile photo Paulo Vitoriano
      Paulo Vitoriano
      Blog Post Author

      Hi Bahadir,

      As far as I can see it in SE16 it is not available in the ACDOCP.

      Thank you,

      Paulo

       

      Author's profile photo Paulo Vitoriano
      Paulo Vitoriano
      Blog Post Author

      There is a fresh OSS note 3089378 that deals with a transfer of zero values.

      Author's profile photo Antonio Frighetto
      Antonio Frighetto

      Did anyone try to install these programs in previous S4core versions? I'm in 104 and I'd need these programs

      Author's profile photo Paulo Vitoriano
      Paulo Vitoriano
      Blog Post Author

      The compatibility information must be mentioned in the OSS note, but if you have any doubt in such case I would open an OSS message to clarify with product owner.