Financial Management

SAP remains integral to supporting core finance, accounting, planning and reporting processes. New market demands are requiring companies to improve efficiency and build resilient, responsive finance and accounting platforms that can support rapid change and innovation. Content in this topic area helps finance executives, analysts, and support professionals understand how to leverage core ECC solutions, SAP S/4HANA, and partner and SAP add-on offerings to optimize their core finance and accounting business processes and provide greater visibility and insights for finance teams. Content will cover a wide range of key topics from finance and accounting strategy, to evaluating SAP S/4HANA and Central Finance, to key solutions in Group Reporting, Planning, record-to-report, order to cash, and other core accounting processes.


  1. Don’t Let Uncertainty Derail Your Finance and Accounting Operations

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    An Introduction to SAP Joint Venture Accounting, Part I

    By Roushan Jha and Prasad Atmakuri


  1. PwC

    A joint venture (JV) is an arrangement in which two or more parties come together and agree to pool their resources for a specific task. This task can be a new project or any other business activity. In a joint venture, each partner is responsible for profits, losses, and costs associated with the venture. Joint…
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    SAP Customer Journeys Lead to Finance Transformation

    The drive to transform finance with SAP S/4HANA can stem from several factors — the need to standardize processes, mergers and acquisitions activity, a growing global landscape, or a combination of these dynamics pulling on the enterprise. It’s a journey that goes beyond technology and requires the human element for success. During SAPinsider’s March 2020…
  3. Celonis

    Celonis believes that every company can unlock its full execution capacity. Powered by its market-leading process mining core, the Celonis Execution Management System provides a set of applications, and developer studio and platform capabilities for business executives and users to eliminate billions in corporate inefficiencies. Celonis has thousands of customers, including ABB, AstraZeneca, Bosch, Coca-Cola, Citibank, Danaher Corporation, Dell, GSK, John Deere, L’Oréal, Siemens, Uber, Vodafone and Whirlpool. Celonis is headquartered in Munich, Germany and New York City, USA and has 15 offices worldwide.

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    Enabling SAP S/4HANA Central Finance and Group Reporting

    Perrigo is a global, leading provider of over-the-counter (OTC) self-care products across various OTC categories. Headquartered in Ireland, Perrigo’s international presence has grown dramatically over the years, accelerated particularly in the last decade or so by acquisitions that enhanced its product portfolio and geographic reach. Layering in additional tools and technologies from each new acquisition…
  5. Applying Automation in Finance: What You Need to Know

    SAP finance organizations need to implement digital transformation initiatives that increase the speed of their processes, while improving data quality and maintaining compliance. These challenges can be met through the adoption of flexible, scalable SAP automation platforms that allow the business to quickly and easily deploy automation solutions that address their unique business needs. Attend…
  6. A Roadmap for Your Financial Transformation Journey Leveraging SAP Solutions

    According to Gartner, finance teams are constantly asked to do more with less. As a result, 85% of finance teams are currently undergoing or planning a finance transformation. However, 70% of finance transformation initiatives fail to deliver the forecast benefits to the business. Join this session to review all the elements of a successful roadmap…
  7. A Primer on the Central Finance Deployment Option: Discover Key Intelligent Enterprise Capabilities

    If you are interested in learning what is involved with the Central Finance deployment option for SAP S/4HANA, this session is for you. Learn about the key intelligent enterprise capabilities of the digital core for reporting, central process execution, shared services, and finance transformation with Central Finance. Walk through the why, how, what, and when…
  8. 4 Tips to Automate Procurement and AP Processing in ECC and/or SAP S/4HANA

    In a business environment disrupted by crisis and uncertainty, such as the COVID-19 pandemic, organizations are faced with significant financial challenges. One way to save money and gain stability is by automating and digitizing your Procurement and Accounts Payable processes, which has the added benefit of increased efficiency due to best practices. An intelligent and…
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    Photonics Manufacturer Transformed Its Financial Operations

    On a mission of “enabling the future through light,” Excelitas Technologies Corp. is a global technology leader focused on manufacturing photonics components. To support the company’s heavy acquisition strategy, Excelitas needed to embrace the 21st century, says Vice President for Global Business Services Robert Ersoni, by addressing the organization’s greatest challenge — integration. Excelitas needed…
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    Delivering Exceptional Customer Experiences

    Walgreens Boots Alliance’s (WBA) ability to continue to deliver exceptional customer experiences in over 9,000 Walgreen’s stores in the US and through expanded omnichannel capabilities requires efficient processes and real-time visibility into operations.   Learn about the transformation initiative underway to modernize the company’s core business processes so access to better data in real-time empowers all…