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ravikommi
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Introduction

The Central Finance Cockpit  serves as an organized framework for all the important transactions, tables, and reports that can be used by SAP team and Experienced Consultants in operation of Central Finance.

Within the application, commonly used reports and transactions are thoughtfully grouped by topic and processes , facilitating easy navigation for users.

Delivery

The cockpit is delivered via SAP note 3358225 for Central Finance System.Once this note is implemented  Or a relevant Support Pack is imported or Release is upgraded where it is delivered, you can access this functionality with Transaction code: FINS_CFIN_COCKPIT or Report FINS_CFIN_TOOLS_COCKPIT

The below screen-shot provides the overview of the delivered content, which could differ based on your system release  (Available from SAP S/4 HANA Central Finance 1709 onwards).



The tool features auto-generated ALV tree functionality, where each node represents topic-wise transactions, reports, and tables.

Additionally, the tool offers flexibility by enabling users to extend the framework, allowing maintain ing the node hierarchy according to specific requirements.

Some of the examples

  1. FINS_CFIN_CO_SIMULATE – The report will help to simulate CO object mapping and CO document replication.

  2. RFINS_CFIN_MDG_MAPPING_TEST– Using this program users can directly check mapping entry by passing source value along with the logical system name for verification.

  3. FINS_CFIN_DFA – (Data Flow Analyzer), It is transaction which has been delivered in the note 3152812 (https://me.sap.com/notes/3152812). The transaction is used to trace the document flow between source and target system, by providing either source document or target document. This provides complete list of all the documents trace from source to the target system.

  4. RFINS_CFIN_REOPN_TECH_CLRD_DOC - The program is used to re-open the technically cleared items in the target system.

  5. RFINS_CFIN_CORR_MISSING_CLRITM - The program used to extract the missing clearing items to the target system using AIF reset GUID which could be stuck with the error message FINS_CFIN_AC_DOC 056.

  6. Tables information which could be useful in monitoring.
























Tables Name Purpose
CFIN_EX_AIF_IDX The table store the AIF GUID which comes from External interface AC_EX_DOC
CFIN_AIF_PREREQ The tables store the AIF serialization data
CFIN_AIF_IDX_MUL
CFIN_AIF_IDX_TBL Stores the AIF GUIDs from AC_DOC and AC_DOC_CHG interface

 

Technical Details of the Framework

The cockpit is built on mainly two tables: FINS_CFIN_NODETX and FINS_CFIN_COKPIT.

These tables store the node information displayed during the Cockpit execution.

The FINS_CFIN_COKPIT table acts as the Hierarchy table in building a tree structure in the report.

The FINS_CFIN_NODETX table serves as the Text table for Nodes in the ALV tree.

This tool has pre-delivered content, via note and regular updates. You may add more entries for your own needs subsequently.

Before creating an entry in the FINS_CFIN_COKPIT table, a corresponding entry in the FINS_CFIN_NODETX table is required.

Both tables have a maintenance view, allowing end users to maintain entries via the SM30 transaction, providing option to create custom hierarchy.

Extensibility

To Create a custom hierarchy

Step 1:

Create a node name in the FINS_CFIN_NODETX table.

Example: SPRAS = 'EN', NODE_NAME = 'CUST_TOOLS', and NODE_DESC = 'Custom Tools'.


Step 2:

Update the FINS_CFIN_COKPIT table.

2.1.

Select the group checkbox without the 'Node Name', 'Object Type', 'Object Name', and 'Parent Node' to create a main node.

Example: NODE_NAME = 'CUST_TOOLS' and NODE_GROUP = X.


2.2.

Create an entry with 'Node Name', 'Parent Node', and Node Group = 'X' for sub-nodes.

Example: NODE_NAME = 'CUST_TCODE', PARENT_NODE = 'CUST_TOOLS', and NODE_GROUP = X.


2.3. Assign the elements to the nodes with fields 'Node Name', 'Object Type', and 'Object Name'.

Example: NODE_NAME = 'CUST_TCODE', OBJECT_TYPE = 'TRAN', and OBJECT_NAME = ' ZCFIN_FIND_SPEC_AUTH '.


Result:


Conclusion

Central Finance Cockpit providers the SAP Support team as an entry point for support, end users an d consultants an option to have a quick check of important operation tools for monitoring the Central Finance System.

This is generally available for all Central Finance Customer from releases 1709 onwards. Kindly implement the same and provide your valuable feedback.