Finance Org Structure Numbering Conventions


Finance Org Structure Numbering Conventions

As a Finance Lead, you can be under pressure to design & agree upon the Finance Org Structure early in the project life cycle. This course will guide you to critically evaluate the options & make the right long term decisions to support a growing business with flexibility in its SAP Finance system. You will view live SAP demos with configuration recommendations.

In this course you will learn:

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Course Goal

  • Evaluate Configuration of Finance Org Structure numbering conventions
  • Analyze Options for Company Company Code numbering
  • Direction on Credit Control Area Functional Area numbering
  • Understand Options for Segment Profit Center numbering conventions
  • Recognize Options for Controlling Area Cost Center numbering conventions


  • Consultants
  • End users
  • IT/Business analysts
  • Project team members

Lesson Plan

Lesson Description
1 Welcome
2 Overview
Why Care About Numbering Conventions
3 Why Finance Numbering Conventions?
Company & Company Code
4 Define Company & Company Code
Credit Control Area & Functional Area
5 Define Credit Control Area
6 Define Functional Area
Segments and Profit Centers
7 Defining a Segment
8 Defining a Profit Center
Controlling Area & Cost Center
9 Controlling Area
10 Cost Center
11 Summary



  • FI/CO Configuration Experience


Robert Leathem

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Robert Leathem

Seattle, Washington, United States

SAP Certified FI/CO Professional (MBA,BCOM) currently a SAP Finance Architect at Microsoft. Over 16 years international experience across USA, Europe & Asia.  Expertise in Global Multi-currency Projects, Taxes, Integration with Supply Chain, Product Costing & Profitability Analysis.  Industry Experience - High tech, software, media, consumer products & manufacturing through 3M, Universal Music, ARM, Johnson Matthey, Henkel. 

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Level: Intermediate
Duration: 1.5 hours
Type:  Instructor-led
Delivery: Online, instructor-led
Release: ECC 6.0
Category: SAP Financials

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