Profitability Analysis COPA in SAP S4 Hana Controlling

In this course we will discuss about profitability analysis SAP S4 Hana Controlling Module
Profitability Analysis COPA in SAP S4 Hana Controlling
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1.59 GB
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2h 15m



Muhammad Hassan Askari


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Profitability Analysis COPA in SAP S4 Hana Controlling

What you’ll learn

Understanding the functions of profitability analysis
Profitability management in SAP
COPA structure and master data
COPA planning

Profitability Analysis COPA in SAP S4 Hana Controlling


Basic SAP understnading


Profitability AnalysisProfitability analysis enable us to analyze the profitability of market segments according to multiple characteristics like:· Customers· Regions· Products etc.Market segment is the level where we are going to analyze the profits. It is combinations of characteristics values.In profitability analysis we can analyze contribution margin (Sales – Cost of good sold) as per multiple market segments. Market segment can comprise of product and customer, customer and region, customer, and country etc.Costing Based COPAIn costing based COPA we can evaluate incoming billing documents to automatically determine projected sales deduction and estimated cost estimates.Account Based COPAProfitability analysis will be updated upon posting in general ledger account.CharacteristicsCharacteristics are the reporting dimensions where we want to analyze the profitability like customer, product, or region. Characteristics contain characteristic values, and they are defined at client level.Maximum 69 characteristics can be assigned to one operating concern. (50 – non-fixed and 19 – fixed).Fixed characteristics are company code, controlling area etc.Non-fixed characteristics are region, product group, customer group etc.Value FieldsValue fields represents the key figures like sales quantity, discount, rebate etc. Value fields are required only in costing based Copa. Maximum 200 value fields can be assigned to one operating concern.Profitability Analysis PlanningProfitability analysis planning is used for the creation of sales plan using planning level and packages.Operating ConcernOperating concern is the highest organizational unit in the controlling module which is required for profitability analysis. It records, tracks, and analyzes market related activities and we can do profitability analysis for the market segments.Fiscal year variant should be the same for controlling area and operating concern.TablesCE1: Actual line itemsCE2: Plan line itemsCE3: SummarizationCE4: SegmentDerivationDerivation lets us to find values for certain characteristics automatically based on known values of other characteristics. Derivation strategies are defined to assign characteristics. Derivation types are:· Derivation rule· Table lookup· Move· Clear· User exit / EnhancementRecord TypesA: Incoming sales orderB: Direct posting from FIC: Order settlementD: OH allocationF: Billing document transfer


Section 1: Introduction

Lecture 1 Overview

Section 2: Profitability Analysis

Lecture 2 Characteristics

Lecture 3 Value Field

Lecture 4 Operating Concern

Lecture 5 Number Range

Lecture 6 Valuation Strategy

Lecture 7 Costing Keys

Lecture 8 Value Fields for Cost Components

Lecture 9 Value Field Assignment

Lecture 10 Production Variances

Lecture 11 Transfer Structure

Lecture 12 Internal Order to COPA

Lecture 13 Posting of Variances in COPA

Lecture 14 Manual Entries in COPA

Lecture 15 Characteristic Value Maintenance

Lecture 16 SD to COPA

Lecture 17 Cost Center to COPA

Lecture 18 Characteristics Hierarchy

Lecture 19 Characteristics Derivation

Lecture 20 Profitability Analysis Planning

Lecture 21 Margin Analysis

Lecture 22 Cost of Goods Sold and Variance Splitting

Lecture 23 Report Painter

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Course Information:

Udemy | English | 2h 15m | 1.59 GB
Created by: Muhammad Hassan Askari

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