Creating a Cost Estimate Without Quantity Structure

Procedure

Without Reference:

  1. Choose Start of the navigation path Accounting Next navigation step Controlling Next navigation step Product Cost Controlling Next navigation step Product Cost Planning Next navigation step Material Costing Next navigation step Cost Estimate Without Quantity Structure Next navigation step Create. End of the navigation path

  2. The Create Material Cost Estimate Without Quantity Structure screen appears.

  3. Enter the material and plant.

  4. Enter the following data in the Costing data tab page:

  • Costing variant

For more information, see Costing Sequence and Preparing for Material Costing .

  • Costing version

For more information, see Working with Costing Versions .

  • Costing lot size

If you do not enter a lot size, the system uses the lot size from the material master. You can change the lot size later, if desired.

  • Transfer control

If you have entered a transfer control ID in the costing variant, this ID is automatically proposed by the system. The costing variant also specifies whether you can change or enter the transfer control ID.

For more information, see Use of Existing Costing Data .

  1. If required, set the indicator Cost comp. str. with texts .

  2. If you set this indicator, the system inserts a costing item of item category V (with description, cost component and cost element) in the cost component structure for each cost component when you enter costing items in the list screen of the unit cost estimate.

  3. Choose .

  4. Check the costing dates proposed in the tab page Dates .

  5. For more information, see Date Control .

  6. Choose .

  7. The list screen for unit costing appears.

  8. Enter the costing items .

  9. You can use the detail screen for this. Place the cursor on the desired costing item, and choose .

    For more information, see Creating Costing Items .

  10. Choose and check the header screen .

  1. If you want to change the lot size at a later time, choose Change lot size… and enter the new amount.

  2. To return to the list screen, choose List screen.

  1. Choose to save the costing items.

If the costing variant contains a costing sheet, overhead or process costs are calculated automatically when you save the costing items. For further information, see Overhead .

The material cost estimate is saved temporarily. You return to the Create Material Cost Estimate Without Quantity Structure screen. In addition to the Costing data and Dates tab pages, further tab pages were created. The material costs calculated and costing status are displayed in the Costs tab page.

You can analyze the costs or go back to the list screen of the unit cost estimate. The following options are available:

  • Goes back to the list screen of the unit cost estimate

  • Displays the itemization

  • Displays the cost component split

  • Partner Displays the Partner cost component split (if one exists)

  • Displays the log and the messages therein

  • Displays further information about the cost estimate, such as the material master

For more information, see Analyzing the Results .

  1. Choose to save the material cost estimate without quantity structure to the database.

With Reference:

  1. Choose Start of the navigation path Accounting Next navigation step Controlling Next navigation step Product Cost Controlling Next navigation step Product Cost Planning Next navigation step Material Costing Next navigation step Cost Estimate Without Quantity Structure Next navigation step Create. End of the navigation path

  2. Enter the material and plant.

  3. Enter the costing variant and costing version in the Costing data tab page.

  4. Choose .

  5. Enter the data in the screen area Copy from for the material cost estimate that you want to use as a reference.

Note Note

Choose Cost est. to search for the material cost estimate concerned. The dialog box Selection of material cost estimates - w/o qty struct appears. Enter the selection criteria and choose . The system displays a list of the material cost estimates found. Select the required material cost estimate with a double click.

End of the note.
  1. Choose .

  2. Check the costing dates proposed in the tab page Dates .

  3. Choose .

  4. The list screen of the unit cost estimate appears. The costing items from the referenced cost estimate have been inserted and revaluated.

  5. Check or edit the costing items as required.

  6. You can use the detail screen for this. Place the cursor on the desired costing item, and choose .

    For more information, see Creating Costing Items .

  7. Choose and check the header information .

  8. Choose to save the costing items.

  9. The costing items are saved temporarily.

    For more information, see Step 10 of the above procedure.

  10. Choose to save the material cost estimate without quantity structure.

Result

Price Update

If you created a standard cost estimate , you can transfer the marked results into the material master record as the future standard price and the released results as the current standard price. For more information, see Updating Standard Prices .

If you created a inventory cost estimate, you can transfer the results into the material master record as the tax-based or commercial price. For more information, see Tax-Based and Commercial Prices .

If you created a standard cost estimate, inventory cost estimate, modified standard cost estimate, or a current cost estimate, you can transfer the results into the material master record as the planned prices. For more information, see Updating the Other Planned Prices .

Use as Reference

You can use a material cost estimate as a reference for another one. For more information, see Creating a Cost Estimate with Reference .

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