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Invoice Verification in SAP Ariba Invoice Management

Use

The invoice collaboration process now supports invoice verification using SAP Ariba Invoice Management. This allows you to perform invoice verification for several procurement systems centrally in the cloud, if required.

  • OrderRequest

  • InvoiceDetailRequest

Note that the following processes are not supported:

  • Service procurement

  • Ariba Collaborative Supply Chain

Technical Details

Technical Name of Product Feature

S4H_OP_1610_FPS1_ARB_IVM_INT

Product Feature is

New

Country Dependency

Valid for all countries

Application Component

BNS-INT-ARI

Availability

SAP S/4HANA 1610 FPS01

Effects on Data Transfer

For the integration with SAP Ariba Invoice Management, the following additional data can be transferred between SAP S/4HANA and the Ariba Network:

For Purchase Orders

SAP S/4HANA can send the following data in OrderRequest cXML messages to the Ariba Network:

  • Purchasing organization

  • Purchasing group

  • Company code

  • Material group

  • Requester

  • Account assignment data

Invoices

SAP S/4HANA can process the following additional data received in InvoiceDetailRequest cXML messages from the Ariba Network:

  • Account assignment data (relevant for the processing of invoices without purchase order reference in SAP S/4HANA)
  • Tax code

If a tax jurisdiction code is required for posting the invoice, it is determined in SAP S/4HANA.

Effects on Customizing

The following activities in Customizing for Business Network Integration are relevant:

  • Under Start of the navigation pathIntegration with the Ariba Network Next navigation step Application-Specific Settings Next navigation step Define Application-Specific Mapping Settings Next navigation step Define Mapping Settings for Purchase OrdersEnd of the navigation path, you can indicate which additional data you want to transfer with purchase orders.

  • Under Start of the navigation pathIntegration with the Ariba Network Next navigation step Application-Specific Settings Next navigation step Define Application-Specific Mapping Settings Next navigation step Define Mapping Settings for Invoices Next navigation step Incoming Invoice: Enter Control Parameters for Log. Invoice VerificationEnd of the navigation path, you have to do the following under Logistics Invoice Verification - w/o purchase order reference:

    • Define whether invoices without purchase order reference are posted, if this is possible

    • Decide how the system reacts if an invoice without purchase order reference cannot be posted