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Accruals Management

With SAP S/4HANA 1909, new features in accruals management enhance the process for calculating, checking, and posting accruals. A highlight is the addition of utilization – you not only create accruals but can also have the system automatically reduce them by the related postings of actual costs.

Technical Details



Functional Localization

Not applicable

Scope Item

J58, 2VB

Application Component


Available As Of

SAP S/4HANA 1909

Additional Details

Here are some new things you can do in accruals management:

  • Implement utilization and release postings for accruals.

  • Pause, suspend, and resume accrual objects (relevant for purchase order accruals only).
  • Review purchase order accruals and adjust revised costs in the transaction currency.

  • Display a comprehensive overview of purchase order accruals.

  • Schedule accruals jobs using the templates provided.

  • Transfer existing accruals data to the SAP S/4HANA Accrual Engine from an outside system or even from a manually maintained spreadsheet (relevant for manual accruals only).

  • Run the preprocessing program for archiving accrual objects.