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UPDATE on March 4, 2020:

Recently, the following topics have been added to the SAP S/4HANA Cloud 2002 Product Assistance for Financial Operations:


Get started with this new release by checking out the Finance help. Here are direct links to some of the changes:

Asset Accounting

The help has been updated with some new information:

Financial Operations

Accounts Payable Accounting - Invoice Management (US only!)

The documentation on Supplier Financing explains the new scope item 4AV for supplier financing along with interactive side-by-side graphics that illustrate the business process: Supplier Financing.

Accounts Receivable Accounting

  • Interactive side-by-side graphics illustrate a typical accounts receivable (AR) process flow and show when to use which SAP Fiori app: Accounts Receivable Accounting.

  • The documentation on posting rules for electronic bank statements has been extended. It explains what posting rules are and how they work. It also links to a Knowledge Base Article that provides more information on the preconfigured posting rules in SAP S/4HANA Cloud: Posting Rules.

General Ledger Accounting

Substitution / Validation:

The documentation provides an overview of the fields that can be substituted and / or validated using the Coding Block business context: Substitution/Validation Using the Coding Block Business Context

Management Accounting and Margin Analysis

Margin Analysis

In the documentation, the term “margin analysis” has generally replaced “profitability analysis”, in order to emphasize the ability of SAP S/4HANA Cloud to analyze margins in contexts beyond the income statement. The term “profitability analysis” will continue to be used in high-level references to reporting solutions that analyze profit: Management Accounting and Margin Analysis

Financial Planning

The documentation has been extended and now covers the complete life cycle from getting started with financial planning in SAP Analytics Cloud (SAC) to exporting plan data from SAC back to SAP S/4HANA Cloud: Financial Planning in SAP Analytics Cloud

Inventory Accounting

  • The Edit Costing Runs topic has been enhanced to clarify why the costing step cannot be executed under certain circumstances: Edit Costing Runs

  • Periodic Actual Costing: Information has been added regarding use of the calculated actual price to revalue inventory at period-end: Periodic Actual Costing

Sales Accounting

The documentation now provides a list of all semantic tags that are required for product and project profitability:

In addition, the help has been updated to provide an overview of the fields that can be substituted using the Market Segment business context: Substitution Using the Market Segment Business Context.

What else is new in this release?

To see all changes in SAP S/4HANA Cloud 2002, please read the What's New information or open the What's New Viewer.

And feel free to give us feedback and let us know what you think using the “Send Feedback” option under topic titles on the SAP Help Portal.