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SAP - FI Dictionary
SAP - FI Dictionary
SAP - FI Dictionary
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SAP - FI Dictionary

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This book contains a comprehensive glossary of terms used in SAP FI.

Release dateJun 24, 2017
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Numbers and Symbols


(Finance) Term used to represent the current system and processes before the new system and revised processes are implemented.


A (Account Assignment Category)

(Finance) Code used to identify the type of cost object that will receive the cost of the line item. For example, cost centers, internal orders, or grant numbers.


(Finance) A dvanced B usiness A pplication P rogramming. ABAP is a computer programming language that SAP supports. ABAP can be used to create, display, and print custom reports.

Activity Type


(Finance) Indicates the value of the line item of an accounting document.

Amount (USD)

(Finance) Indicates the value of the line item of an accounting document.

Amount in doc.curr.

(Finance) Line item amount in document currency.


(Finance) A standard methodology for implementing and continually optimizing SAP software efficiently.


(Finance) The asset number internally assigned by SAP to track the asset.

Asset main no. text


(Finance) In the SAP system each user has an authorization (or security) profile that is based on his/her role. Authorizations allow users to run transactions and view data.



(Finance) Business Application Programming Interface.


(Finance) BASIS is a set of middleware programs and tools from SAP that provides the base (hence the name) that enables SAP applications to operate seamlessly across operating systems and databases. It is also the technical area responsible for the setup and ongoing maintenance of the client landscape within SAP.

Best Practices

(Finance) A term used to identify a set of standard practices or procedures that

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