You can transfer direct primary postings from Financial
Accounting (FI) and Materials Management (MM) to profitability
The following are some typical cases of when you would
want to do this:
You post special direct costs from sales, such as transport
insurance for a certain delivery, and would like to assign these
primary costs directly to a profitability segment.
You post an invoice for promotional events and you want this
invoice to appear statistically in the responsible marketing cost
center, and at the same time assign it to a profitability segment
in Profitability Analysis. In this case, you would assign the
invoice to both a cost center and a profitability segment.
You create automatic postings in Materials Management and you
want these revenues and expenses from the revaluation of material
stocks to be posted automatically to Profitability Analysis. This
instance also requires that you define "Automatic assignment to a
1. The operating concern must be
2. The desired form of Profitability
Analysis must be active
for the relevant controlling areas.
4. You have created a group of
characteristics (under "Master Data") to define the screen for
assigning postings to profitability segments, and assigned this
characteristic group to business transaction "RFBU".