Course announcements

  • You will learn the components, architecture, and features as well as how to position the SAP S/4HANA Finance for group reporting solution relative to other SAP alternatives.
  • You will learn how to implement consolidation on an on-premise SAP S/4HANA Finance for group reporting landscape using best practice and custom content.
  • Participants will learn how to configure consolidation from the ground up in an end-to-end scenario. Consolidation dimensions, ledgers, and global settings will be discussed.
  • You will use SAP Fiori apps to carry out all month-end closing tasks.
  • Participants will learn to configure and use the data and consolidation monitors to execute and control the closing process.


  • Learn how to design, configure, consolidate, and report with SAP S/4HANA Finance for group reporting.
  • Model and maintain master data such as financial statement(fs) items, consolidation groups and units. You will work with flexible hierarchies that can then be used in reports. You will work with fs subitems and breakdown categories. You will learn how to upload master data.
  • Learn how to maintain the ownership investment structure data.
  • Learn how version and time-dependent modeling features can be used to meet reporting requirements.
  • Learn how to perform data validation and use the data release features.
  • Use SAP Fiori and the SAP Analysis for Microsoft Office Excel add-in as the primary reporting user interfaces as well as how to create rule- based SAP Fiori reports.


  • Project Team Members
  • Business Analysts
  • System Administrators
  • Application Consultants
  • Business Process Owners / Team Leads / Power Users
  • Program / Project Managers
  • Trainers



  • Experience in accounting and consolidation business processes.


  • None

Course based on software release

  • SAP S/4HANA 1809
  • SAP Analysis for Microsoft Office 2.7


  • Business Consolidation with SAP for group reporting overview
  • Describing Business Consolidation with SAP S/4HANA Finance for group reporting
  • Running Consolidation Tasks
  • Implementing Business Consolidation with S/4HANA Finance for group reporting
  • Master Data and Structures
  • Describing the Structures and Architecture
  • Managing Subsidiary and Account Master data as well as Mappings
  • Managing Glogal Settings, Ledgers, COAs, Versions, Subitems, and Breakdown Categories
  • Modeling Hierarchies and Additional Master Data
  • Data preparation
  • Setting up the data monitor
  • Collecting Data
  • Balance Carryfoward
  • Configuring Data Validation
  • Describing Document Types, Posting Levels, and Selected Items
  • Booking Journal Entries
  • Reclassifying Data
  • Designing a Currency Translation Solution
  • Consolidation and Eliminations
  • Setting up the Consolidation Monitor
  • Implementing Intercompany Eliminations
  • Setting up Consolidation of Investments
  • Describing Subsequent Consolidation and Divestitures
  • Explaining options for Multiple Accounting Standards
  • Reporting and Planning
  • Creating Custom Analytical Queries and Report Rules for Financial Reporting
  • Reporting in SAP Fiori
  • Reporting with SAP Analysis for Microsoft Office
  • Integrated Planning Scenarios with SAP S/4HANA Finance for group reporting
  • Administration
  • Setting up SAP Fiori Custom Tiles and Tile Groups
  • Explaining Security for group reporting