Step 3: Maintain settings for the controlling Area:
-Use the transaction code OKKP-In this step, you had already defined the settings for the company code, but there isone element that needs to be completed, you also need to the define a freely definedname for the Cost Center Standard Hierarchy as shown below:-As part of the standard automatic setting, you will see that the Reconciliation Ledger is active. This setting ensures that any posting in Finance that uses a CO object, willalso be posted simultaneously to CO.-You also need to determine what elements of Controlling will be activated, thesettings within the transaction should look similar to the following:-Activation is year dependant, so you need to decide upfront, how long (in years) thatthe activation needs to be. To be safe, use the current year to 9999. If you are goingto also upload previous year data into SAP, please be sure to make this setting tocover those previous years.-Not all components of CO need to be activate, but when in doubt select everything.- If in the initial stages of your configuration, you had decided to create an operatingconcern, and assign it to the controlling area, then the profitability analysiscomponent that is shown above will be shown as being activated.