With Central Finance, SAP provides a lean deployment option for SAP S/4HANA. In this guide, see how Central Finance works, what it can do, and when to deploy it. Want to keep your existing ERP landscape? Learn how. Regularly undergo mergers and acquisitions? Plan ahead. Ground yourself in the system architecture and get step-by- step instructions for implementation. With details on Central Finance operations, master data management, and reporting, this is your one-stop shop for everything Central Finance. Highlights: Architecture, Financial processes, Deployment, Implementation, Operations, Master data management, Reporting, Mergers and integrations, Digital transformation, Business cases. This book provides you with the tools to: See how Central Finance taps into SAP S/4HANA to improve financial processes and reporting, Set up and operate a Central Finance landscape, Use Central Finance to achieve your company's finance and IT goals.
Carsten Hilker is the global solution owner for Central Finance. He is the emcee and host of the annual SAP Financial Excellence Forum, an annual event for SAP customers to network and interact with domain experts and thought leaders in finance and management accounting. He has been working in the field of financial and management accounting for 20+ years in various roles including development, consulting, and product management. Javaid Awan is a qualified accountant with 25 years hands on experience in software applications. He has held roles as a member of IT leadership teams, CIO, transformation director, dev ops director, chief architect, and head of share services, and he has led large-scale delivery for major transformations globally. Javaid has worked in finance, treasury, sales, HR, procurement, supply chain, and analytics in the consumer goods, life sciences, oil and gas, telecoms, media, manufacturing, and public sector industries.