Executing the Settlement 


Projects are used to collect costs on a temporary basis. During period-end closing, the system settles the costs and revenues incurred on the project.

In the settlement rule, you stipulated that the actual results analysis data of the billing element is to be settled to Financial Accounting and to the profitability segment. The costs of the lower-level objects were included in the calculation of the results analysis data on the billing elements, and cannot therefore be settled separately.

In this process step, you settle the profits of the given period to Profitability Analysis, and post the provisions or inventory costs to Financial Accounting.


You must have carried out results analysis.

A settlement rule must have been maintained for all project objects.

The automatic settlement rule generation has:


  1. Call up the transaction as follows:
  2. Menu Path

    Accounting ® Project System ® Financials ® Period-End Closing ® Single Functions ® Settlement ® Individual Processing



  3. Enter the following data:
  4. Field


    Project definition

    E-#### (#### is the number of the sales order)

    With hierarchy


    Include orders


    Settlement period

    Current period

    Fiscal year

    Current fiscal year

    Processing type


    Posting period

    Current period

    Test run


    Detail list


  5. Choose .
  6. You see a log with general information about the processing.

  7. To get information about the senders, receivers, and the settlement amount, choose .
  1. Choose until you reach the overview tree.