SAP FICO (Financial Accounting & Controlling)

ERP & CRM Applications​

SAP FICO (Financial Accounting & Controlling)

Welcome to the SAP FICO course: Financial Accounting & Controlling. SAP FICO is a comprehensive module within the SAP ERP system that integrates financial accounting and management accounting functionalities. This course will provide you with a comprehensive understanding of SAP FICO and equip you with the skills to effectively manage financial transactions, perform cost controlling, and generate financial reports using the SAP system.

Course Outline

Module 1: Introduction to SAP FICO

  • Understanding the purpose and benefits of SAP FICO
  • Exploring the SAP FICO module and its components
  • Navigating the SAP FICO user interface and navigation
  • Overview of financial accounting and controlling processes

Module 2: SAP Financial Accounting (FI)

  • Managing general ledger accounting in SAP FI
  • Configuring chart of accounts, company codes, and fiscal year variants
  • Recording and posting financial transactions (journal entries)
  • Performing accounts payable and accounts receivable processes

Module 3: SAP Controlling (CO)

  • Understanding cost element accounting and cost center accounting
  • Managing profit center accounting and internal orders
  • Configuring and utilizing profitability analysis (CO-PA)
  • Performing product cost controlling (costing and profitability analysis)

Module 4: SAP FICO Integration

  • Integrating financial accounting and controlling processes
  • Configuring integration points between FI and CO modules
  • Managing cross-module transactions and data flow
  • Utilizing reconciliation and elimination processes

Module 5: Financial Closing and Reporting

  • Performing month-end and year-end closing activities
  • Configuring and running financial statements (balance sheet, income statement)
  • Generating financial reports and statements using SAP FICO
  • Managing financial consolidation and intercompany processes

Module 6: Asset Accounting

  • Managing fixed assets in SAP FICO
  • Configuring asset master data and asset classes
  • Recording asset acquisitions, retirements, and transfers
  • Performing depreciation calculations and reporting

Module 7: Bank and Cash Management

  • Managing bank accounts and cash transactions in SAP FICO
  • Configuring bank master data and cash management settings
  • Performing bank reconciliation and cash flow management
  • Utilizing electronic bank statement (EBS) processing

Module 8: Controlling Cost Objects

  • Managing cost objects such as cost centers and internal orders
  • Configuring and tracking costs and revenues for cost objects
  • Performing cost allocation and settlement processes
  • Utilizing cost center planning and budgeting

Module 9: Financial Planning and Budgeting

  • Performing financial planning and budgeting in SAP FICO
  • Configuring planning scenarios and versions
  • Creating and managing budgeting processes
  • Utilizing variance analysis and reporting

Module 10: SAP FICO Administration and Maintenance

  • Managing user access and security in SAP FICO
  • Configuring SAP FICO system settings and preferences
  • Performing system updates and patch management
  • Monitoring system performance and resolving issues


  • Basic understanding of accounting principles and concepts
  • Familiarity with financial and management accounting processes
  • No prior experience with SAP FICO required

By the end of this course, you will have a comprehensive understanding of SAP FICO and its various modules. You will be able to effectively utilize SAP FICO for financial accounting, cost controlling, financial reporting, and planning. Master SAP FICO and enhance your organization’s financial management processes through the Financial Accounting & Controlling course.

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