Changes to the IMG structure in Overhead Cost Controlling

Description

Controlling General

The IMG activity Adjust Message Control is found directly under "Controlling: General".
The following IMG activities have been added:
Maintain Currency and Valuation Profile
Assign Currency and Valuation Profile to Controlling Area
Create Versions for Valuation Methods
Maintain Versions for Valuation Methods
Activate Valuation Areas for the Material Ledger
Activate Multiple Valuation Methods
The IMG activity Archiving contains the the IMG activity Prepare Archiving of CO Line Items.

Cost and Revenue Element Accounting

In the section Cost Elements, the step Develop enhancements for cost element master data has been added.
The section User Defaults contains the following new steps:
The steps Specify report languages now use transaction GCRS.
The section Archiving has been expanded to include rhe step Define report groups and read programs .

Cost Center Accounting

- Maintain cost center groups
- Define screen variants for group processing of cost centers
- Program enhancements for cost center master data
The step Maintain document types for funds reservation was added.
- Assign personnel costs to cost centers
- Maintain substitute cost centers for payroll accounting
- Specify report currency
- Define selection criteria
- Determine settings for extract management

Activity-Based Costing

- Maintain business process categories
- Define attributes
- Define display variants for group processing of business process
- Program enhancements for periodic allocation authorization
The following steps were deleted:
- Define allocation types for business processes
- Determine order of value added
- Determine business process categories
- Maintain environment
- Maintain process templates
- Assign process templates
- Maintain cost object groups
- Maintain activity type groups
- Maintain planning layouts for cost objects in cost element planning
- Maintain planning layouts for statistical key figures/activity types
- Maintain planning layouts for statistical key figures/cost objects
- Maintain assignment of cost center/cost element to key figure
- Maintain assignment of cost object to key figure
- Maintain assignment of cost center/activity type to key figure
- Maintain assignment of cost object to key figure
- Maintain cost object groups
- Maintain activity type groups
- Specify report currency
- Define selection criteria
- Determine settings for extract management
- The step Program enhancements for periodic allocation authorization was added.

Overhead Orders

- Define status profiles
- Define authorization keys for status management
- Define transaction groups for status management
- Carry out field selection
- Define order layouts
It also contains the following steps which already existed:
- Define model orders
- Change individual master data fields
- Maintain environments
- Maintain process templates
- Assign process templates
- Define calculation bases
- Define percentage overhead
- Define quantity-based overhead
- Define credits
- Program enhancements for overhead
- Define dependencies
- Define condition tables
- Add new condition fields
- Define value categories
- Define interest indicator
- Maintain interest profile in model orders
- Define period control for compound interest
- Check number ranges for interest calculation
- Develop enhancements for interest calculation
- Specify general terms
- Define interest rates
- Create interest profile
- Enter detail settings for interest profile
- Define interest relevance for value categories
- Define posting details for accounting
- Edit cost elements for interest calculation
- Specify report currency
- Define selection criteria
- Define settings for extract management