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Create Cost Element and Cost Element Group (155.05)
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OS/390. MVS/ESA. Oracle is a registered trademark of Oracle Corporation. WebSphere. UNIX. These materials are subject to change without notice. ICA. Inc.. OSF/1. xSeries. AS/400.SAP Best Practices Create Cost Element and Cost Element Group (155. All rights reserved. Some software products marketed by SAP AG and its distributors contain proprietary software components of other software vendors. Tivoli. JavaScript is a registered trademark of Sun Microsystems. Netfinity. National product specifications may vary.05): MDP Copyright © Copyright 2008 SAP AG. iSeries. These materials are provided by SAP AG and its affiliated companies ("SAP Group") for informational purposes only. Inc. WinFrame. XHTML and W3C are trademarks or registered trademarks of W3C®. World Wide Web Consortium. HTML. and SAP Group shall not be liable for errors or omissions with respect to the materials. and Informix are trademarks or registered trademarks of IBM Corporation. OS/400.com. The information contained herein may be changed without prior notice. Intelligent Miner. MaxDB is a trademark of MySQL AB. R/3. Windows. pSeries. Parallel Sysplex. The only warranties for SAP Group products and services are those that are set forth in the express warranty statements accompanying such products and services. SAP. Nothing herein should be construed as constituting an additional warranty. and MultiWin are trademarks or registered trademarks of Citrix Systems. DB2. SAP NetWeaver. if any. Data contained in this document serves informational purposes only. Java is a registered trademark of Sun Microsystems. Inc. and PowerPoint are registered trademarks of Microsoft Corporation. No part of this publication may be reproduced or transmitted in any form or for any purpose without the express permission of SAP AG. AIX. MetaFrame. Program Neighborhood. mySAP. mySAP. XML. X/Open. xApp. VideoFrame. used under license for technology invented and implemented by Netscape. Sweden. DB2 Universal Database. Microsoft. z/OS. All other product and service names mentioned are the trademarks of their respective companies. zSeries. IBM. without representation or warranty of any kind. OS/2. and Motif are registered trademarks of the Open Group. Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Citrix. and other SAP products and services mentioned herein as well as their respective logos are trademarks or registered trademarks of SAP AG in Germany and in several other countries all over the world. xApps. AFP. S/390. © SAP AG Page 2 of 11 . Outlook.

for example. pushbuttons as well as menu names. names of variables and parameters as well as names of installation. for example. and individual key words of a programming language. These include field names.05): MDP Icons Icon Meaning Caution Example Note Recommendation Syntax External Process Business Process Alternative/Decision Choice Typographic Conventions Type Style Example text Description Words or characters that appear on the screen. Screen output. screen titles. Example text EXAMPLE TEXT Emphasized words or phrases in body text. table names. function keys (such as F2) or the ENTER key. These include report names. Names of elements in the system. Exact user entry.SAP Best Practices Create Cost Element and Cost Element Group (155. program names. Variable user entry. SELECT and INCLUDE. Example text EXAMPLE TEXT Example text <Example text> © SAP AG Page 3 of 11 . paths and options. Cross-references to other documentation. titles of graphics and tables. This includes file and directory names and their paths. upgrade and database tools. source code. Pointed brackets indicate that you replace these words and characters with appropriate entries. These are words or characters that you enter in the system exactly as they appear in the documentation. messages. transaction codes. when surrounded by body text. Keys on the keyboard.

.........................................................................................................10 4 Appendix...........SAP Best Practices Create Cost Element and Cost Element Group (155.................5 2.......................10 4..................................................................6 3...................................5 3 Process Steps.........................................................................................................................................................................................................9 3........................................................7 Create Activity Type and Activity Type Groups ..............................................................................................................................................................................................3 Create Secondary Cost Element.................2 Roles................................................................................................05): MDP Contents 1 Purpose....................................................................................8 3...........................10 © SAP AG Page 4 of 11 ..........2 Create Primary Cost Element................6 3.4 Create Cost Element Group..................................................................................................................1 Reversal of Process Steps.............................................5 2.......................................................1 Create Accounts and Account Group...........................................................................6 3.....................................7 3..........................................6 Maintain Assessment Cycle .....................................1 Preliminary Steps................................................................5 Update Relevant Cost Element Groups .........5 2 Prerequisites............10 3............................................................................................................

You do not need these roles if you are not using the NWBC interface.1 Preliminary Steps Before you run any processes. You can then create a secondary cost element of either an assessment or activity allocation type.SAP Best Practices Create Cost Element and Cost Element Group (155. go to step 3. but the standard SAP GUI. 2 Prerequisites 2. You create the primary cost element and assign it to a cost element group. 2. In addition.2 Roles Use The following roles must have been installed to allow the relevant activities to be carried out in the SAP NetWeaver Business Client (NWBC). you must make the following choice: Does the cost element get its value from FI? Option A: If the cost element gets its value from FI.2.3. they must be assigned to the user or users who will perform the process steps described in this document. you create the cost elements and cost element group.05): MDP Create Cost Element and Cost Element Group 1 Purpose In this document. Business role Finance Manager Enterprise Controller Technical name SAP_BPR_FINACC-K SAP_BPR_CONTROLLER-K Process step Create Primary Cost element Create Secondary Cost Element Create Cost Element Group Update relevant cost element group © SAP AG Page 5 of 11 . go to step 3. You can create a group if it does not exist. Prerequisites The business roles have been assigned to the user(s) who will perform the process steps described in this document. Option B: If the cost element does not get its value from FI.

3. valid to. The P&L accounts have to be created before the primary cost elements are created. run the Create Accounts and Account Groups (155.SAP Best Practices Create Cost Element and Cost Element Group (155.1 Create Accounts and Account Group Use This activity will create accounts and account groups. you create the primary cost element. Option B: If cost element groups do not exist. choose the Basic data tab. On the Create Cost Element: Basic Screen. On the Create Cost Element: Initial Screen. valid from.01) scenario using the master data in this document.05): MDP 3 Process Steps 3.4. enter new cost element number. Procedure 1. go to step 3.2 Create Primary Cost Element After you run this activity: Option A: If cost element groups exist. Access the transaction choosing one of the following navigation options: Option 1: SAP Graphical User Interface (SAP GUI) SAP ECC menu Accounting  Controlling  Cost Element Accounting  Master Data  Cost Element  Individual Processing  Create Primary KA01 Transaction code Business role (Name) Business role Menu Option 2: SAP NetWeaver Business Client (SAP NWBC) via Business role Finance Manager (SAP_BPR_FINACC-K) General Ledger  G/L Account Processing  Maintain G/L account  Edit Cost Element 2. and then choose Enter. go to step 3. Procedure To execute this activity.5. 3. Use In this activity. © SAP AG Page 6 of 11 .

Enter name (defaults from GL account). 8. the process is complete.SAP Best Practices Create Cost Element and Cost Element Group (155. If the cost element should be posted to a default cost center/order. Procedure 1. Option B2: If the cost element is not an activity allocation cost element. 6. Choose the Indicators tab. To view the new secondary cost element. you create the secondary cost element. 3. enter the default cost center/order. run the transaction KA03 or the menu path Accounting  Controlling  Cost Element Accounting  Master Data  Cost Element  Individual Processing  Display. Access the transaction choosing one of the following navigation options: Option 1: SAP Graphical User Interface (SAP GUI) SAP ECC menu Accounting  Controlling  Cost Element Accounting  Master Data  Cost Element  Individual Processing  Create Secondary KA06 Enterprise Controller (SAP_BPR_CONTROLLER-K) Overhead Cost Controlling  Cost Elements  Create Secondary Cost Element Transaction code Business role (Name) Business role Menu Option 2: SAP NetWeaver Business Client (SAP NWBC) via Business role © SAP AG Page 7 of 11 . 9. go to step 3.3 Create Secondary Cost Element After you run this activity: Option A: If the cost element is an assessment cost element.7. Cost element category. Choose Save.6. Option B: If the cost element is not an assessment cost element. Result The new primary cost element is created. Do not run any other steps in this document. 7.05): MDP 4. Use In this activity. select the Record qty. make the following choice: Option B1: If the cost element is an activity allocation cost element. go to step 3. checkbox and enter unit of measure. If quantities are to be updated on the cost element. Description (defaults from GL account). Choose the Default account assignment tab. 5.

Result The new secondary cost element is created. place the cursor on the upper level cost element group and choose Lower level.4 Create Cost Element Group Use In this activity. 7. valid to. To view the new secondary cost element. 3. valid from. © SAP AG Page 8 of 11 . Description (defaults from GL account). On the Create Cost Element: Initial Screen. Access the transaction choosing one of the following navigation options: Option 1: SAP Graphical User Interface (SAP GUI) SAP ECC menu Transaction code Business role (Name) Business role Menu Accounting  Controlling  Cost Element Accounting  Master Data  Cost Element Group  Create KAH1 Enterprise Controller (SAP_BPR_CONTROLLER-K) Overhead Cost Controlling  Cost Elements  Create Cost Element Group Option 2: SAP NetWeaver Business Client (SAP NWBC) via Business role 2. 5. To insert cost elements in the group. run the transaction KA03 or the menu path Accounting  Controlling  Cost Element Accounting  Master Data  Cost Element  Individual Processing  Display. choose the Basic data tab. and then choose Enter. place the cursor on the required cost element group and choose Cost Element. select the Record qty. enter the new cost center group number. then choose Enter. 8. On the Create Cost element group: Structure screen. On the Create Cost Element: Basic Screen. If quantities are to be updated on the cost element. 4. you create the cost element group. 7. Choose Enter. Enter new cost element number. Enter name (defaults from GL account). 6. Choose Save. 6. 5. and Cost element category.05): MDP 2. 3. 4. Enter the lower level cost element group number and name. If a new subnode (lower level cost element group) is needed. enter name for cost element group. Procedure 1. On the Create Cost element group: Initial Screen.SAP Best Practices Create Cost Element and Cost Element Group (155. 3. Enter single cost elements or ranges of cost elements. Choose the Indicators tab. checkbox and enter the unit of measure.

SAP Best Practices Create Cost Element and Cost Element Group (155. Choose Save. run the transaction KAH3 or the menu path Accounting  Controlling  Cost Element Accounting  Master Data  Cost Element Group  Display. 8. Choose Enter. if a new subnode (lower level cost element group) is needed. 5. 6. enter the cost element group number. 4. run the transaction KAH3 or the menu path Accounting  Controlling  Cost Element Accounting  Master Data  Cost Element Group  Display. you update the relevant cost element groups. 3. place the cursor on the required cost element group and choose Cost Element. To view the new cost element group. To insert cost elements in the group. Enter single cost elements or ranges of cost elements. Access the transaction choosing one of the following navigation options: Option 1: SAP Graphical User Interface (SAP GUI) SAP ECC menu Transaction code Business role (Name) Business role Menu Accounting  Controlling  Cost Element Accounting  Master Data  Cost Element Group  Change KAH2 Enterprise Controller (SAP_BPR_CONTROLLER-K) Overhead Cost Controlling  Cost Elements  Change Cost Element Group Option 2: SAP NetWeaver Business Client (SAP NWBC) via Business role 2. © SAP AG Page 9 of 11 . Result The new cost element group is created. On the Change Cost element group: Structure screen.5 Update Relevant Cost Element Groups Use In this activity. and choose Enter. On the Change Cost element group: Initial Screen. Procedure 1. 3. Choose Save. Result The cost element group is created. 7. place the cursor on the upper level cost element group and choose Lower level. Enter the lower level cost element group number and name. To view the released cost estimate.05): MDP 9.

7 Create Activity Type and Activity Type Groups Use This activity will create activity type and activity type groups. which you can take to reverse some of the activities described in this document.07) scenario using the master data in this document. Secondary cost elements are to be assigned. run the Create Activity Type and Activity Type Groups (155.09) scenario using the master data in this document.05): MDP 3.SAP Best Practices Create Cost Element and Cost Element Group (155. 3.1 Reversal of Process Steps In the following section. Procedure To execute this activity.6 Maintain Assessment Cycle Use This activity will maintain an assessment cycle. run the Maintain Assessment Cycle (155. Create Primary Cost Element Transaction code ( SAP GUI) Reversal: Transaction code ( SAP GUI) Business role Business role menu Comment KA01 Delete cost element KA04 Enterprise Controller (SAP_BPR_CONTROLLER-K) Cost Elements  Create Secondary Cost Elements  More  Cost Elements  Delete Deletion only possible if no CO transaction data exist Delete Secondary Cost Element © SAP AG Page 10 of 11 . Cost Elements and cost element groups are to be assigned. 4 Appendix 4. you can find the most common reversal steps. Procedure To execute this activity.

KAH2 Delete cost element group KAH2 Enterprise Controller (SAP_BPR_CONTROLLER-K) Cost Elements  Change Cost Element Group  More  Group  Delete © SAP AG Page 11 of 11 .05): MDP Transaction code ( SAP GUI) Reversal: Transaction code ( SAP GUI) Business role Business role menu Comment Delete Cost Element Group Transaction code ( SAP GUI) Reversal: Transaction code ( SAP GUI) Business role Business role menu Comment KA06 Delete cost element KA04 Enterprise Controller (SAP_BPR_CONTROLLER-K) Cost Elements  Create Secondary Cost Elements  More  Cost Elements  Delete Deletion only possible if no CO transaction data exist KAH1.SAP Best Practices Create Cost Element and Cost Element Group (155.

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