Financials Expert Shows How to Leverage Trend Information From the SAP General Ledger Using Existing and Undocumented Functionality

Dedham, MA (PressExposure) November 07, 2011 -- Financials Expert posted a new article, "Leverage Trend Information from the SAP General Ledger Using Existing and Undocumented Functionality," to its online knowledgebase.

This article presents how to configure a comparative financial statement trend, all with one simple fiscal year. Additionally, this can be done with a period input variable using advanced Report Painter and Report Writer functionality. There is also previously undocumented SAP functionality that can be used to help out in the process.

Financials Expert mentions to keep in mind that the underlying table structure has changed since the ERP release on SAP's NetWeaver Platform in 2005. Bob Croce, product director of SAPexperts comments, "This article puts forth the steps to extract the needed information that is housed in SAP General Ledger."

The article is written by Justin Gurski, Dickinson & Associates Inc. The article abstract is located at:

About the Authors:

Justin Gurski has more than 17 years of experience implementing SAP solutions in the Finance, Controlling and Business Intelligence Areas. Prior to becoming an SAP consultant, Justin worked within various industries in finance, cost accounting operations, and system areas with increasing responsibility. He holds a CPA license, a BBA in Accounting and Management Sciences, and an MBA in Strategy and Information Systems.

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