Get started with this new release by checking out the Finance help. Here are direct links to some of the changes:
Key Concepts in Finance
The "Accounting Principles" topic is new. - https://help.sap.com/viewer/6b39bd1d0e5e4099a5b65d835c29c696/LATEST/en-US/50f1192d60274ed29eb0985bf46086df.html
Accounting and Financial Close
General Ledger Accounting
- We now provide an FAQ topic for the Upload General Journal Entries app. - https://help.sap.com/viewer/0fa84c9d9c634132b7c4abb9ffdd8f06/LATEST/en-US/583f130d246a4c61ab954580fe21787a.html
- The "Rules for Substitution/Validation" topic describes how a user can create substitution/validation rules using the Journal Entry Item business context. It provides an overview of the fields that can be substituted and/or validated. - https://help.sap.com/viewer/0fa84c9d9c634132b7c4abb9ffdd8f06/LATEST/en-US/8837a41d09744bf7963720c41c9f5b83.html
Joint Venture Accounting (JVA)
The "Rules for Substitution/Validation" topic describes how a user can create substitution/validation rules for JVA. - https://help.sap.com/viewer/6f70d5966f2b492ea7378cd1da305f42/LATEST/en-US/1de4c0460c414b89ae545dbac06425dd.html
- The "App Extensibility: Manage Fixed Assets" topic now also describes the features that are new with this release. - https://help.sap.com/viewer/3e5fcf2c768746049b5627bd5a42f720/LATEST/en-US/d005b509884040b18a9d6c092082a325.html
- The "Time-Dependent Master Data" topic has been enhanced. - https://help.sap.com/viewer/3e5fcf2c768746049b5627bd5a42f720/LATEST/en-US/06ccd1f36a4944de91b8a819b1f254cb.html
- The "Dates in Asset Accounting" topic is new. It focuses on the meaning of the asset value date and its default values. - https://help.sap.com/viewer/3e5fcf2c768746049b5627bd5a42f720/LATEST/en-US/9736dd51e2193946e10000000a44538d.html
- This topic and its subtopics are new: Preparations for Production Operation and Configuration Options
- Set Up Company Code
- Perform Legacy Data Transfer with Subsequent Balance Carryforward
- Define Configuration Options
Start here: https://help.sap.com/viewer/3e5fcf2c768746049b5627bd5a42f720/LATEST/en-US/7835e0a28055487eb6b8100f8bb9fa21.html
- CDS Views for Asset Accounting: We now have an overview table showing all released CDS views in Asset Accounting. You can search or filter for certain CDS views. - https://help.sap.com/viewer/0f69f8fb28ac4bf48d2b57b9637e81fa/Latest/en-US/5d1be150c2f64a81a5b1a0a72e6fa5c0.html
- The following SOAP APIs for Asset Accounting are new: an API to create main asset numbers, an API to create asset subnumbers, and an API to change asset master data. The documentation explains how the APIs are structured and how you can use them. - https://help.sap.com/viewer/5bcca49998834de2b5533c36602e52a2/LATEST/en-US/560ade3edf964466b10cc918c50cfa8e.html
Cash and Liquidity Management (and Invoice Management)
- For the new app My Inbox - Process Rejected Payments, a new topic and a video have been created. - https://help.sap.com/viewer/186460fdc35a4b64a713da9bb00deb1e/latest/en-US/0f99b2cee70d4f7e8d84e1447f7a95e7.html
- For the new app Manage Workflows - For Rejected Payments, a new topic has been created. - https://help.sap.com/viewer/186460fdc35a4b64a713da9bb00deb1e/latest/en-US/ac4f027d8d3b45b8b46b15ed7e8519da.html
Treasury and Risk Management
An overview table now lists the archiving objects in Treasury and Risk Management - https://help.sap.com/viewer/e5ec5859d8e54df98492d80564a734c0/Latest/en-US/f8ba83ff72c04364b2162459761ee521.html
Accounts Payable/Accounts Receivable Accounting
The new item interest calculation feature for SAP S/4HANA Cloud comes with five new apps and new configuration options. This is the entry page for the new section in the product assistance: https://help.sap.com/viewer/918bca53037f408f91a2295d04ac16bc/latest/en-US/4818d752c74e5721e10000000a423f68.html
Bank Statement Processing
The structure of the Cloud documentation has changed a bit. Now, the "Bank Statement Processing" sub-structure gives an overview of all relevant app descriptions and topics. Start here: https://help.sap.com/viewer/LATEST/918bca53037f408f91a2295d04ac16bc/en-US/e042e6cb0bae4718ba0e025825f73e88.html
- A new FAQ topic for the Manage Automatic Payments app is now available. - https://help.sap.com/viewer/031c345485b84c8c94265be9ef61d3a8/latest/en-US/0bf4918dd83a4e92bc87fc575166e93f.html
- The video for the Import Supplier Invoices app has been updated. - https://help.sap.com/viewer/031c345485b84c8c94265be9ef61d3a8/latest/en-US/7a000500308242f181aa50e5f3aacdba.html
The following new archiving objects have been documented:
- FI_SCHECK - https://help.sap.com/viewer/031c345485b84c8c94265be9ef61d3a8/latest/en-US/cf4f4f0727aa4dbd93f4389c6557155e.html
- FI_PAYRQ - https://help.sap.com/viewer/031c345485b84c8c94265be9ef61d3a8/latest/en-US/57bcd63ceecb4b4ca5fd1550f0084a8f.html
- FI_FPRL - https://help.sap.com/viewer/031c345485b84c8c94265be9ef61d3a8/latest/en-US/563134565f254c0898c4a2f01afc3337.html
- A topic for the new CDS view Payment Method for Country is available. - https://help.sap.com/viewer/0f69f8fb28ac4bf48d2b57b9637e81fa/latest/en-US/2f5c7a86c32c406781defd5cc73c775b.html
For additional topics, also check under "Cash and Liquidity Management".
Video Library for Finance
The following changes have been made in the Video Library for Finance (https://help.sap.com/viewer/6b39bd1d0e5e4099a5b65d835c29c696/Latest/en-US/7640423ccc9a4f43830433ab66c2f9c0.html):
- The Video Library for Finance has been restructured to account for the ever-growing number of how-to videos. The library includes nearly a dozen new videos, many of them on tax-related topics and on machine learning in bank account maintenance.
- You can now use the “Search within Video” feature to search for certain key words in videos in English and German.
- We provide all videos with captions in the SAP S/4HANA Cloud languages.
- Some videos have been recreated in other languages, for example in German and Russian:
Videos in German
· Buchungskreisübergreifender Handelsprozess für Devisengeschäfte: https://help.sap.com/viewer/e5ec5859d8e54df98492d80564a734c0/Latest/de-DE/1508da531198434de10000000a174cb4.html
Video in Russian
Introducing the Manage Fixed Assets App: https://help.sap.com/viewer/3e5fcf2c768746049b5627bd5a42f720/Latest/ru-RU/aec7ecb2ee11437bbbc2041572be9612.html
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