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Controlling 2013 Speaker Profile: Eric Chinchilla, IT Director of Global Finance Strategy & Execution at Johnson & Johnson

Eric ChinchillaLearn more about Controlling 2013 speaker Eric Chinchilla, IT Director of Global Finance Strategy & Execution at Johnson & Johnson.

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Controlling 2013 Speaker Profile: Jörg Siebert, SAP FI/CO Specialist and Co-founder of Espresso Tutorials

This week we are profiling Controlling 2013 speaker Jörg Siebert, SAP FI/CO Specialist and Co-founder of Espresso Tutorials.

How did you get your start with SAP and SAP Controlling? 

When I started my first real job in 1993, I worked for a small software company in Mannheim, Germany.  At that point of time, I had my first contact with business software.  Later on in 1999 when I joined Ernst & Young, the SAP world of Finance and Controlling became my main focus. From 2001 through 2011, I worked for SAP in Walldorf pushing forward with the newest inventions in Finance and Controlling.

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Controlling 2013 Speaker Profile: Julien Delvat, Principal Consultant at Alta Via Consulting and SAP Mentor

Controlling 2013 speaker Julien Delvat was recently named an SAP Mentor for his work with the SAP Controlling Community. Congratulations Julien! Learn more about Julien and stay tuned later this week for his blog post on trends in data visualization and dashboarding software.

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Updating Quantity Fields in CO-PA

99 Paul Ovigele HeadshotIf you are using the Controlling Profitability Analysis (CO-PA) module, then you know that the task of mapping various objects to value fields is the key to ensuring that the reports are complete and accurate. The normal scenario is to assign amount fields such as sales conditions, general ledger accounts and production variances. However, it is also important to map quantity fields such as sales and production quantities to value fields (which are set up with a “quantity” attribute in transaction KEA6). Most sales and contribution margin reports contain these quantity values (for example Net Weight of products sold) in order provide the appropriate context for the reported revenue and cost of sales figures.

I will discuss the three main areas where you can make assignments to quantity fields in CO-PA:

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Controlling 2014 Speaker Profile: Martin Munzel, SAP CO/PS Specialist and Co-founder of Espresso Tutorials

Martin MunzelThis week we are profiling Martin Munzel, SAP CO/PS Specialist and co-founder of Espresso Tutorials. Learn more about Martin and his view on what is most important to his customers. 

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PIR Usage in Costing Variants

Tanya DuncanI recently used an interesting piece of configuration in the valuation variant to value externally and intercompany purchased materials.  My client has unique challenges because they are vertically integrated. They produce almost every raw material that goes in to their finished goods including packaging and the machinery to produce finished goods. The amount of intercompany purchases is massive and we needed a sustainable way to value purchased items and reference the purchasing conditions for intercompany markups and other charges like freight and shipping labor. This configuration is a multi-step process, but it’s fairly simple when you have all the pieces configured correctly.

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Controlling 2014 Speaker Profile: Tanya Duncan, SAP FICO Consultant with Deloitte

Tanya DuncanThis week we are profiling Tanya Duncan, SAP FICO Consultant with Deloitte. Learn more about Tanya and her start with SAP through the SAP University Alliance program.  

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Controlling 2014 Speaker Profile: Thomas Michael, CEO of Michael Management Corporation

Thomas MichaelThis week we are profiling Thomas Michael, CEO of Michael Management Corporation. Learn more about some of the most important trends that Tom sees in the SAP training space. 

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Controlling 2013 Speaker Profile: Chris Karch, Stream Lead for SAP FI/CO at Rockwell Automation


This week we are profiling Chris Karch, Stream Lead for SAP FI/CO at Rockwell Automation.  Learn more about Chris’s involvement with implementing SAP Controlling and Rockwell Automation and how he hopes to influence change in SAP Product Costing. 

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Speaker Profile: Janet Salmon, Chief Product Owner for Management Accounting at SAP

hdshot jsalmonToday, we are profiling Janet Salmon, Chief Product Owner for Management Accounting at SAP. Find out how Janet got her start at SAP, what she sees as some of the most important trends in Controlling, and what she does in her free time.

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