What's New Viewer - SAP S/4HANA

CI External Reference

With this feature, you can specify a reference for processes in Convergent Invoicing, which you can then use to find the documents belonging to this process at a later date.

Technical Details

Product Feature is

New

Country Dependency

Valid for all countries

Application Component

FI-CA-INV

Availability

SAP S/4HANA 1610 FPS02

Additional Details

You can provide an external reference for the following processes in Convergent Invoicing:

  • Upload of consumption items

    • When you upload consumption items in transaction FKKBIXCIT_UPLOAD, choose Start of the navigation pathMaintain Next navigation step Additional Parameter On/OffEnd of the navigation path and make an entry in the External Reference field. You can use the same external reference for more than one upload, if required.

    • To search for the consumption items that you uploaded, in transaction FKKBIXCIT_MON choose Other Selections, then open the search help on the Data Package field to enter your External Reference.
  • Upload of billable items

    • When you upload billable items in transaction FKKBIXBIT_UPLOAD, choose Start of the navigation pathMaintain Next navigation step Additional Parameter On/OffEnd of the navigation path and make an entry in the External Reference field. You can use the same external reference for more than one upload, if required.

    • To search for the billable items that you uploaded, in transaction FKKBIXBIT_MON choose Other Selections, then open the search help on the Data Package field to enter your External Reference.
  • Rating

    • When you perform rating for consumption items in transaction FKKBIX_RATE_S, FKKBIX_RATE_M, or FKKBIX_RATE_MA, or by choosing Perform Rating in transaction FKKBIXCIT_MON, make an entry in the External Run Reference field. You can use the same external reference for more than one rating run, if required.

    • To search for the billable items created as a result of your rating run, in transaction FKKBIXBIT_MON choose Other Selections, then open the search help on the Data Package field to enter your External Reference.
  • Billing

    • When you perform billing for billable items in transaction FKKBIX_S, FKKBIX_M, or by choosing Bill in transaction FKKBIXBIT_MON, make an entry in the External Reference field. You can use the same external reference for more than one billing run, if required.

    • To search for the billing documents created as a result of billing, in transaction FKKINVBILL_DISP enter your External Reference.

  • Invoicing

    • When you perform invoicing for billing documents in transaction FKKINV_S, FKKINV_M, or FKKINV_MA, make an entry in the External Reference field. You can use the same external reference for more than one invoicing run, if required.

    • To search for the invoicing documents created as a result of invoicing, in transaction FKKINVDOC_DISP enter your External Reference.

Effects on System Administration

To include the External Reference field when uploading consumption items and billable items, you need an additional IT_ADD_PARAMS parameter in the Create API.

Effects on Customizing

  • To include the field for the external reference in billable items, assign the interface component Recording of Transferred Data Packages to your billable item class. To do this, in Customizing for Contract Accounts Receivable and Payable, choose Start of the navigation pathConvergent Invoicing Next navigation step Basic Functions Next navigation step Billable Items Next navigation step Billable Item Classes Next navigation step Maintain Billable Item ClassesEnd of the navigation path.

  • To include the field for the external reference in consumption items, assign the interface component Recording of Transferred Data Packages to your consumption item class. To do this, in Customizing for Contract Accounts Receivable and Payable, choose Start of the navigation pathConvergent Invoicing Next navigation step Basic Functions Next navigation step Consumption Items Next navigation step Consumption Item Classes Next navigation step Maintain Consumption Item ClassesEnd of the navigation path.