Financials Expert Shows SAP Professionals How to Use Functional Areas to Enhance Cost-of-Sales Reporting

This article explains how you can save time and greatly streamline cost-of-sales reporting by using functional areas, all for no extra cost.

Dedham, MA, September 29, 2011 --( SAPexperts posted a new article, “Use Functional Areas to Enhance Your Cost-of-Sales Reporting” to its Financials Expert knowledgebase.

This article provides the true definition of cost-of-sales reporting and how it’s distinguished from period-based reporting. Take the step-by-step approach to define and derive functional areas to better facilitate cost-of-sales reporting. Using cost-of-sales reporting by functional area contrasts from other methods of cost-of-sales reporting often used in SAP systems.

By using functional areas for cost-of-sales reporting you can save countless hours formerly spent on tying your managerial accounting reports with the general ledger. Bob Croce, product director of SAPexperts comments, “This article explains how you can save time and greatly streamline cost-of-sales reporting by using functional areas, all for no extra cost.”

The article is written by Paul Ovigele, ERP Financials Consultant, and is located at:

About the Authors:
Paul Ovigele has worked as an ERP financials consultant since 1997 in both North America and Europe, specializing in implementing the Financial Accounting and Controlling modules along with their integrated areas for companies in industries such as chemical, logistics, pharmaceuticals, apparel, and entertainment. Paul has delivered numerous training sessions to finance professionals at both the functional and managerial levels, and he has presented at various SAP financials conferences around the world.

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