SAP Finance

Optimal view of finance and controlling processes with SAP Finance

valantic has been an SAP partner for years and has advised CFOs and finance departments on the implementation and application of complex SAP Finance solutions.

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For the implementation of SAP S/4HANA for operational core processes, the focus is on financial functions because they specify the rules for value flows and thus for a company’s business controlling and reporting. With the digital core in SAP S/4HANA, we use a stable technical basis to optimize operational business processes so that they create a firm foundation for the challenges of automation and digitalization in finance.

We help our customers develop the right strategy from the wide range of possibilities that SAP S/4HANA offers in order to implement the IT/finance transformation in SAP S/4HANA successfully. Always with the goal of putting the company on the right path to the future.

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Cash management and liquidity planning with SAP

Efficient liquidity management is the key to reducing capital costs and minimizing interest rate and currency risks. In order to ensure the stability of operative business and maintain solvency, security, transparency, and speed are essential in liquidity planning. valantic helps companies use existing SAP system potential to fulfill constantly increasing requirements for quick liquidity reporting, generate reliable liquidity planning data, and constantly improve it.

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Digitalization in finance: From strategy to successful implementation

Digitalization does not work in just part of a company, but only as a strategic concept across all areas of a company – with the readiness to accept changes, be open to technology, and think and act in interdisciplinary fashion. Finance plays a crucial role as a business backbone, for this is where all value flows come together. With experience from numerous transformation projects and knowledge of digital technologies and methods, valantic helps companies successfully digitalize their financial functions.

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Global value chain and local reporting with SAP S/4HANA

Continuous cost transparency in global value chains can be achieved in SAP with the instruments of group calculation and group evaluation. With the introduction of the universal journal and the associated ledger technology in S/4HANA, parallel evaluation approaches on the local and global level can be mapped more easily and especially more transparently. valantic helps organizations convert to an accounting area-spanning cost accounting and thus realign themselves accordingly.

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Intercompany reconciliation with SAP ICMR

The expanded, redesigned Intercompany Matching & Reconciliation solution SAP ICMR in SAP S/4HANA supports the intercompany reconciliation process in the course of group consolidation: increased automation of intercompany bookings, integration into the new world of SAP S/4HANA and Fiori, greater flexibility, better overview, faster processing times, real-time analyses, and a process that performs much better. valantic advises and assists companies with the reconciliation of intercompany situations in SAP S/4HANA Finance.

Learn more about intercompany reconciliation with SAP ICMR in the valantic blog

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Regulations and compliance in finance

Finance is the company area most affected by regulatory requirements. valantic helps companies implement the following relevant regulatory requirements in finance:

  • Implementation of IFRS-specific requirements
  • IT compliance
  • Regulations in the banking environment (BDBS 239, FATCA, CRS)
  • Internal control system and SAP authorizations
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SAP S/4HANA Finance

The implementation of SAP S/4HANA is a strategic investment in a company’s digital platform. The critical added value is created thanks to goal-oriented use of new technologies. The digital core surrounding SAP S/4HANA Finance forms the basis for this. Finance becomes the driver of technological change because the need for high availability and flexibility of financial information increases with constantly increasing complexity. SAP S/4HANA is the “enabler” for all future technologies in finance such as Big Data, predictive analytics, robotics, and blockchain.

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International system harmonization in the areas of finance and controlling

Learn how the SCHÜTZ Group successfully harmonized its finance and controlling systems in preparation for the SAP S/4HANA migration.

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Controlling in the course of an SAP S/4HANA introduction

The conversion to SAP S/4HANA is a historic opportunity to re-think processes as well as the organizational and data model of the SAP system. In this context, controlling, as a highly integrative component of an SAP system, plays a central role since fundamental decisions about company control are made here. valantic helps companies keep their eyes on the goal of orienting controlling optimally for the future.

Learn more about the role of controlling during an SAP S/4HANA implementation in the valantic blog

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Integrated financial planning

The focus of an optimized planning model in integrated financial planning is on the new planning components such as SAC (the SAP Analytics Cloud). In addition, it is still possible to map the planning process in an SAP ECC. Here too, the new SAP products such as SAC, BPC (Business Planning & Consolidation) and IBP (Integrated Business Planning) can be integrated into a comprehensive planning process. valantic helps companies optimize their financial planning processes and coordinate them with the planning of other company areas.

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Consolidation With SAP S/4HANA for Group Reporting

With SAP S/4HANA for Group Reporting, consolidated financial statements can now be prepared for the first time in the operational ERP system – in real time and with direct access to all necessary voucher data. This eliminates the need to export data to an external consolidation tool, saving time and ensuring the highest possible data quality. valantic advises companies in deciding on the right consolidation solution, supports them in designing their financial statement processes and takes charge of the implementation. 

More information on consolidation with SAP S/4HANA for Group Reporting

Learn more about SAP S/4HANA Group Reporting in the valantic blog

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Enter the next generation of digital company management with Robotic Process Automation (RPA)

Robotic process automation is setting the course for the successful automation of repetitive, time-consuming company processes. Thanks to minimally invasive integration into the existing IT environment, processes can be automated quickly and throughput times significantly reduced, resulting in greater efficiency and effectiveness. valantic analyzes and compares the automation potential of suitable business processes within organizations and then implements the automation.

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White paper: Optimize Finance Processes with RPA

With a manageable investment in personnel, time, and budget, RPA can be used to profitably optimize repetitive, standardized business processes.

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Electronic tax balance sheet in SAP (eBilanz)

The eBilanz cockpit that is integrated completely into SAP offers the opportunity to generate company financial accounting directly in SAP, to edit it, and transmit it in a predefined form (taxonomy, XBRL format) to financial authorities. valantic helps companies implement the eBilanz cockpit.

Learn more about the SAP eBilanz Cockpit from valantic now

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E-invoicing in SAP Finance

Since November 27, 2020 the E-invoice regulation (E-Rech-VO) has applied for electronic invoicing in federal public procurement. Therefore, all suppliers to the federal government are obligated to transmit invoices only in electronic form in a structured output format. valantic helps companies expand their SAP Finance systems to adjust the invoicing process and thus comply with legal requirements.

Learn more about the E-invoice regulation in the valantic blog

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Rüdiger Hoffmann, Managing Director, Division SAP Services

Rüdiger Hoffmann

Managing Director

valantic ERP Consulting