Electronic Bank Statement-MT940 Format

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Below configuration is based on SAP ECC 6.0. For more information, visit the Enterprise Resource Planning homepage.

Summary
This article drives you with the process of Electronic Bank Statement in SAP ECC 6.0 version for SAP FI/C0 (Finance & Controlling) Module. Here we are going through the topic of MT940 format to Import data’s to SAP. Author: Pramitha.A.R, Praveen C & Sreehari.

Company: Applexus Software Solutions (P) Ltd. Created on: 7 April 2011

Authors Bio
Praveen Chirakkel is working as SAP Functional Consultant with Applexus Software Solutions (P) Ltd. He has an experience of over 2+ year in SAP FI/CO. Sreehari is working as SAP Functional Consultant with Applexus Software Solutions (P) Ltd. He has an experience of over 3+ year in SAP FI/CO. Pramitha.A.R is working as SAP Techno-functional Consultant with Applexus Software Solutions (P) Ltd. She has experience 2 +years in SAP ABAP and SAP FI/CO.

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Electronic Bank Statement-MT940 Format

Table of Contents
Electronic Bank statement Process Flow Chart ................................................................................................. 3 Electronic bank statement overview: .................................................................................................................. 3 Configuring the Electronic Bank Statement ........................................................................................................ 4 Create House Bank ......................................................................................................................................... 4 Electronic Bank Statement .............................................................................................................................. 5
Make Global Settings for Electronic Bank Statement................................................................................................... 5 1. Create account symbols ........................................................................................................................................ 6 2. Assign accounts to account symbols ..................................................................................................................... 7 4. Create keys for posting rules ................................................................................................................................. 7 5. Define posting rules ............................................................................................................................................. 10 6. Create transaction types ...................................................................................................................................... 12 7. Assign external transaction codes to posting rules .............................................................................................. 12 8. Assign bank accounts to transaction types .......................................................................................................... 13

Import Electronic Bank Statement ................................................................................................................ 14 Details of description (MT942 Format).......................................................................................................... 14 Uploading Bank Statement into SAP ............................................................................................................ 15 To view cleared documents .......................................................................................................................... 17 Checking of bank Statement (Transaction Code: - FF67) ............................................................................ 18 Double click on required statement to view the transaction details .............................................................. 19 Related Content ................................................................................................................................................ 20 Disclaimer and Liability Notice .......................................................................................................................... 21

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sap.com | BPX . SAP COMMUNITY NETWORK © 2011 SAP AG SDN . 3.com 3 .com | BOC .sdn.sap.sap.sap. Multicash. This statement is used in SAP to do an automatic reconciliation.bpx. Similarly Checks Received from customer is debited to GL code 331 SBT Check Received which is a clearing account. 2. Check in account to the main bank account. 4.Electronic Bank Statement-MT940 Format Electronic Bank statement Process Flow Chart Electronic bank statement overview: 1. BAI etc. It is an electronic document sent by the bank which gives details of the transactions done by the account holder. In our scenario we have the following bank GL codes (Sub accounts) for our Bank:330 332 331 SBT Bank – Main account a/c SBT Check Issued Out SBT Check Received Checks issued out to vendors will be credited to GL code 332 SBT Check Issued Out which is a clearing account.com | UAC .uac. The electronic document can be remitted by the bank in the following formats SWIFT.boc. The statement is uploaded in SAP and it clears the various Bank clearing accounts such as the Check out.

com | BPX . the Main bank account i. GL code account description Debit /Credit 332 SBT Check Issued out Debit 330 SBT Bank – Main account a/c Credit For Checks Received in – based on checks cleared in the bank account the following entry will be passed automatically.sap.sdn. All the clearing accounts having balances will be the reconciliation items. you use the bank ID and the account ID to specify bank details. Define your house banks and the corresponding accounts in the system under a bank ID or an account ID. Manual bank statement – In case the bank is not able to give an electronic statement then the statement can be manually entered in the manual bank statement and uploaded. Configuring the Electronic Bank Statement Create House Bank Transaction Code FI12 In the SAP system. GL code account description Debit /Credit 331 SBT Check Received Credit 330 SBT Bank – Main account a/c Debit Thus after uploading the bank statement in the system. GL code 330 SBT Bank – Main account a/c will exactly match with the balance shown in the bank. for example.com | BOC . SAP COMMUNITY NETWORK © 2011 SAP AG SDN . for automatic payment transactions to determine the bank details for payment.Electronic Bank Statement-MT940 Format When the bank statement is uploaded in SAP the following will happen:For checks issued out – based on checks cleared in the bank account the following entry will be passed automatically.sap.com 4 .sap.uac.e.com | UAC . These specifications are used.sap.boc.bpx.

These are required for the posting rules in step 2.com | BPX . Make Global Settings for Electronic Bank Statement In this activity you make the global settings for the account statement. 3 Create keys for posting rules Assign posting rules to possible transactions in account statement file. 4 Create a transaction type Assign bank details.Electronic Bank Statement-MT940 Format Electronic Bank Statement In the following activities you make all the settings necessary for electronic bank statements.You assign account symbols to the G/L account numbers. for which the account statements are to be imported. SAP COMMUNITY NETWORK © 2011 SAP AG SDN . This prevents similar posting rules being defined several times. to a transaction type.com | UAC . A list of assignments where one external transaction code is assigned to one posting rule is called a transaction type.bpx.boc. In the posting specifications debit -> credit that you define here.com 5 . not the G/L account numbers. use the account symbols from step 1. cash receipt.sdn. All the house bank accounts at a particular bank are usually assigned to the same transaction type. 2.sap.sap.com | BOC . Assign accounts to account symbols Define postings to be triggered by possible transactions in the account statement (such as bank transfer. There are four main steps to be carried out: 1. the only difference between them being the accounts to which postings are made.uac. Create account symbol Specify G/L accounts (such as bank.sap.sap. debit memo). outgoing checks) to which postings are to be made from account statement.

uac.sap. Create account symbols In this activity you create the account symbols that you later need for defining the posting specifications. the account symbols are replaced with the relevant accounts to which posting is to be made.com 6 .bpx.Electronic Bank Statement-MT940 Format 1.com | UAC . Before the posting rule is used.sap. Define an ID for each account symbol & enter a description in the text field.com | BPX . SAP COMMUNITY NETWORK © 2011 SAP AG SDN . Create the account symbols BANK and CASH RECEIPT so that you can later define a posting rule for cash receipt.sdn.sap.com | BOC .sap.boc.

Electronic Bank Statement-MT940 Format 2. For Bank charges the actual General ledger account is entered. not the G/L account numbers. This prevents similar posting rules being defined several times.boc.bpx. Create keys for posting rules In this activity you enter descriptions for the necessary posting rules.com | UAC .sap.sap. A list of assignments where one external transaction code is assigned to one posting rule is called a transaction type. the only difference between them being the accounts to which postings are made. SAP COMMUNITY NETWORK © 2011 SAP AG SDN . such as:     Incoming check Credit memo Debit memo etc. For the sub accounts all the other digits are masked except the last one.com 7 . The masking is done using ++++++ for the main bank account. If you are using a shorter account number (six characters. Click 4.com | BOC .uac.sdn.sap.com | BPX . debit memo). Note that masked entries (using +) are always based on a ten character account number. In the posting specifications debit -> credit that you define here. Assign posting rules to possible transactions in account statement file. Define G/L Accounts to Account Symbols To avoid having to define a separate account symbol for every single house bank account (with a different G/L account in each case). Assign accounts to account symbols In this activity you define the account determination procedure for each individual account symbol. Define postings to be triggered by possible transactions in the account statement (such as bank transfer.sap. Each posting rule represents a business transaction from the SAP System that is included in the account statement. the entry must be right-aligned. the G/L account field can contain a masked output. use the account symbols from step 1. 3. for example).

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there is no need to specify the account and posting key beforehand since they will be determined automatically during the open item search.sap. the account symbols) and posting keys for both the debit and credit sides of the posting record. make entries in the optional fields for compression. 4. and posting keys for payment on account. with posting type 8 (credit clearing for sub ledger accounts).bpx. Enter the accounts (that is. it may be necessary to leave the fields on either the debit or credit side blank.com | BOC . If required. reversing clearing). Define posting rules In this activity you create posting specifications for each posting rule. Specify the document type.sap.com | BPX . Enter the posting type (posting or clearing G/L accounts or sub ledger accounts. Click For posting areas 1 and 2: 1.sap.boc. special G/L indicators. For example. SAP COMMUNITY NETWORK © 2011 SAP AG SDN .sdn.com | UAC .com 10 . 3. the system uses the note to payee information to try to identify and clear an appropriate open item.uac. 2. In this case.sap.Electronic Bank Statement-MT940 Format 5. You use the posting specifications to specify how a certain business transaction (such as a credit memo) is to be posted. Depending on the type of posting (clearing/posting).

com 11 .sap.com | UAC .sap.com | BPX .bpx.uac.boc.com | BOC .sap.sap.Electronic Bank Statement-MT940 Format Click Click Click SAP COMMUNITY NETWORK © 2011 SAP AG SDN .sdn.

com | UAC . Create the names and descriptions of the various transaction types you require.com | BPX . assign a posting rule to each external transaction key.com | BOC .sap. For each transaction type.sap. enter "+" or "-" to indicate whether payments are incoming or outgoing. If necessary. Assign external transaction codes to posting rules In this activity you assign (external) business transaction codes to an (internal) posting rule.sap.sap. 2.uac.com 12 .Electronic Bank Statement-MT940 Format 6. 1.sign" field.boc.sdn. In the "+/. This means that the same posting specifications can be used for different business transaction codes. 3. 7.bpx. Create transaction types In this activity you create the names and descriptions of the various transaction types you require. define an interpretation algorithm if open items are to be cleared automatically as a result of the posting. SAP COMMUNITY NETWORK © 2011 SAP AG SDN . House banks that use identical lists of business transaction codes (external transactions) can be assigned to the same transaction type later.

Assign bank accounts to transaction types In this activity you assign each of your bank accounts to a transaction type.com | BPX . SAP COMMUNITY NETWORK © 2011 SAP AG SDN .sdn.sap.uac. You can specify a work list of G/L accounts.com | UAC .sap.bpx.sap.Electronic Bank Statement-MT940 Format Click 8.sap.com | BOC .com 13 . This enables you to search several bank subaccounts for open items that the system could not clear during posting of the account statement when you post process the account statement.boc.

com | BOC .com 14 .boc.sap. Click Import Electronic Bank Statement Sample format of Electronic bank statement (MT940 format) which is received from bank Details of description (MT942 Format) : 20: Statement Date : 25: Account Identification Bank ID/account number : 28C: Statement and/or sequence number : 60F: Opening Balance : 61: Statement line field : 86: Information to account holder : 62F Closing Balance SAP COMMUNITY NETWORK © 2011 SAP AG SDN .com | BPX .Electronic Bank Statement-MT940 Format Click Assign your banks to a transaction type and.sap.uac.sap.com | UAC .bpx.sdn. if required.sap. to a currency class. The banks are identified by means of the bank key and the external account number.

boc.sdn.sap.Electronic Bank Statement-MT940 Format Uploading Bank Statement into SAP Transaction code FF_5 Fill the details as shown in screen shot to uplad the data provided by bank. Click on SAP COMMUNITY NETWORK © 2011 SAP AG SDN .com 15 .uac.sap.com | UAC .com | BOC .bpx.Click on Excuete button(f8) for uploading data into ERP system.com | BPX .sap.sap.

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Bank Sub ledger amounts are transfer to Main Bank account SAP COMMUNITY NETWORK © 2011 SAP AG SDN . Now.sap. documents will automatically posted into the Main Bank Account & also it clears the Sub ledgers open items as shown below.sap.com | BPX .com 17 .Electronic Bank Statement-MT940 Format To view cleared documents After uploading Electronic Bank Statement data through Transaction Code FF_5.uac. Go to Transaction Code FBL3N.sap.com | UAC .boc.bpx.sap.sdn.com | BOC .

bpx.sap.sap.boc.com | UAC .Electronic Bank Statement-MT940 Format Checking of bank Statement (Transaction Code: .sdn.sap.FF67) Click on Double click Selected Bank SAP COMMUNITY NETWORK © 2011 SAP AG SDN .sap.com 18 .com | BPX .uac.com | BOC .

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com | BOC . SAP COMMUNITY NETWORK © 2011 SAP AG SDN .sap.sdn.sdn.com/forum.bpx. visit the Enterprise Resource Planning homepage.sap.com | BPX .sap.sap.Electronic Bank Statement-MT940 Format Related Content FI Electronic Bank Statement http://forums.boc.jspa?threadID=1794922 For more information.sap.com/thread.sap.uac.com 20 .sdn.com | UAC .jspa?forumID=141&start=0 http://forums.

bpx.sdn. SAP COMMUNITY NETWORK © 2011 SAP AG SDN . or seek to hold.sap. SAP will not be held liable for any damages caused by using or misusing the information. including any liability resulting from incompatibility between the content within this document and the materials and services offered by SAP. code or methods suggested in this document.com | BOC . and anyone using these methods does so at his/her own risk. SAP offers no guarantees and assumes no responsibility or liability of any type with respect to the content of this technical article or code sample.uac.com | BPX .Electronic Bank Statement-MT940 Format Disclaimer and Liability Notice This document may discuss sample coding or other information that does not include SAP official interfaces and therefore is not supported by SAP.boc. You agree that you will not hold.com 21 .sap.sap. SAP responsible or liable with respect to the content of this document.sap.com | UAC . Changes made based on this information are not supported and can be overwritten during an upgrade.

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