Procedure documentationCreating a Costing Run

 

Costing runs enable you to simultaneously cost and analyze multiple materials, and update them in the material master. The first step in creating the costing run is establishing the general data.

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 Costing Run Next navigation step Edit Costing Run End of the navigation path.

    The Edit Costing Run screen appears.

  2. Choose Start of the navigation path Costing Run Next navigation step Create End of the navigation path.

    The Create Costing Run screen appears.

  3. Enter the following data:

    • A name for the costing run

    • A description

    • Date of the costing run

  4. Enter the following data on the Costing data tab:

    • Costing variant used to create and valuate the quantity structure and calculate overhead

      The costing variant also determines whether the costing results can be written to the material master record.

    • Costing version

    • The controlling area and company code

      If cross-company costing has been activated in Customizing for Product Cost Planning, you can transfer existing cost estimates from other company codes within the active controlling area.

    • If applicable, the transfer control ID for the transfer of existing cost estimates

      Note Note

      The transfer control ID is proposed from the costing variant. The costing variant also specifies whether the transfer control ID can be changed at this point.

      For more information, see Use of Existing Costing Data.

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    • If applicable, the server group for parallel processing

  5. Press ENTER.

  6. Check the proposed costing dates in the tab page Dates (quantity structure date, valuation date and costing validity period) and change them if necessary.

    Note Note

    The costing dates proposed are based on date control and date of the costing run. However, you can still change the dates if the appropriate setting has been made in date control.

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  7. Save the costing run.

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 Costing Run Next navigation step Edit Costing Run End of the navigation path.

    The Edit Costing Run screen appears.

  2. Choose With Reference.

    The Create Costing Run screen appears.

  3. Enter the following data:

    • A name for the costing run

    • A description

    • Date of the costing run

  4. Under Copy from, enter the costing run (and its date) to be used as the reference.

  5. Press ENTER.

    The system proposes the dates of the costing run reference on the Costing dates and Dates tabs.

  6. Check these dates and change them if necessary.

  7. Save the costing run.

Result

After you have saved the costing run, you can proceed with the step Processing in the order specified.