We publish our know-how from our consulting and training work occasionally and make it accessible to the SAP community.


Quick introduction to management accounting in SAP

The authors Dr. Gerhard Jurasek from SAPPHIR and Professor Dr. Andreas Klein from the Fachhochschule Heidelberg distilled their experience from various consulting projects in this book. You will get an overview about the functionalities of SAP ERP in the area of management accounting, which is demonstrated by means of a case study from a furniture manufacturer. Each transaction is explained with the corresponding menu path and detailed SAP screens in an easily comprehensible way. The book is perfect to learn the management accounting application CO of SAP ERP. It proved to be a valuable aid for self study and as a reference.
Available in book stores, online and directly in the Haufe-Shop.

Please note that the book is available only in German language.

Buchcover "Preisfindung und Konditionstechnik in SAP S/4HANA"

Pricing control and condition technique in SAP S/4 HANA

Ilona Hesse explains in her new book pricing control and the use of condition techniques in SAP S/4 HANA. In detail she covers the basics of pricing control, the condition technique, the implementation of individual pricing strategies and the settlement of condition contracts. Available online at Espresso – Tutorials.

Please note that the book is available only in German language.

Handbook SAP-Revision – Internal Control and GRC

Gerhard Jurasek contributed to the “Handbook SAP-Revision – Internal control and GRC“. In chapter 15 he covers GRC-relevant aspects in accounting for SAP S/4 HANA. The book was published by the internationally renowned GRC expert Maxim Chuprunov in March 2019 at SAP Press. It is available in book stores and directly at Rheinwerk-Verlag.

Please note that the book is available only in German language.

Papers in the German magazine „Der Controllingberater”

The “Controlling-Berater” is a magazine published by the editors Professor Dr. Ronald Gleich and Professor Dr. Andreas Klein in the Haufe-Verlag.

Please note that the “Controlling-Berater” is available only in German language.

In volume 48 of the Controlling-Berater about relevant controlling topics Dr. Gerhard Jurasek und Karlheinz Weber publish a paper about „Analytics mit SAP S/4 HANA“, which describes new tools and options for reporting in Finance.
The paper „Sales and result analytics in SAP CO-PA“ written by Dr. Gerhard Jurasek for volume 34 of the Controlling-Berater about marketing controlling in the digital age outlines the present state of profitability accounting in SAP. The focus is on the new Margin Analysis.
The new SAP Closing Cockpit for optimizing the month end closing processes is presented by Dr. Gerhard Jurasek in Volume 25 of the Controlling-Berater about optimizing controlling processes. The SAP Closing Cockpit is best suited to implement the requirements of Fast Close. You will get hints, to perform your Month end and year end closing faster, more transparent and with improved consistency.
Dr. Gerhard Jurasek und Professor Dr. Andreas Klein show the various options for cost object controlling by SAP in volume 22 of the Controlling-Berater about controlling instruments in manufacturing. Solutions for manufacturing and service scenarios are explained in this paper covering work shop manufacturing, serial manufacturing and customer specific manufacturing.
The paper of Wolfgang Bidner and Dr. Gerhard Jurasek in volume 18 of the Controlling-Berater about Reporting and Business Intelligence shows the manifold new solutions for reporting in accounting enabled by the tools from Business Objects. You learn the basics about the reporting tools Web Intelligence, Crystal Reports, LifeOffice and the Business Objects Dashboard.
The paper of Dr. Gerhard Jurasek and Professor Dr. Andreas Klein in volume 14 of the Controlling-Berater about new methods of product costing covers the functionalities in SAP ERP for product costing. Solutions for product costing of physical goods and services are explained offered by SAP ERP.