SAPexperts Explains How to "Reconcile Costing-Based CO-PA with FI and Generate Full Product-Level P&L Reports"

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  • Boston, MA-NH (1888PressRelease) January 29, 2014 - SAPexperts posted a new article to its Financials hub, "Reconcile Costing-Based CO-PA with FI and Generate Full Product-Level P&L Reports".

    This article focuses on SAP Profitability Analysis (CO-PA), which supports two forms of profitability computation: costing based and account based. Account-based CO-PA reconciles with FI, whereas costing-based CO-PA has higher flexibility and computational capabilities that provide businesses with supporting tools and dashboards to make decisions such as make versus buy, promotion strategy, advertising spend focus, and distribution optimization spend.

    Learn how to reconcile costing-based Profitability Analysis (CO-PA) with FI using the G/L account as a characteristic.

    The article is located at:

    About the Author:
    Ashim A. Nanda is an SAP FI and CO consultant working with Infosys Technologies Ltd. with more than five years of consulting experience with clients in the pharmaceutical, telecommunication, automotive, and high tech industries. Ashim is an MBA in finance and systems from Xavier Institute of Management, Bhubaneswar, and has a degree in electrical engineering from University College of Engineering, Burla.

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