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The report lists the actual and target figures per business process group or simply business process.

The report supports the analysis of the variances, which are booked based on the Activity-Based Costing Variance Calculation. Furthermore, the report is structured according to variance categories.

It answers questions like:



On the selection screen you can determine which data the system should evaluate.

You can control the report contents through the output parameter.

You can produce extracts from this report.


For more information on working with Report-Painter reports (selecting, generating extracts, setting output parameter, and more) see Execute the Report-Painter Report.


The report has the following row and column structure:

Report rows:

The report contains two sections:

1. All booked processes are listed for the input side; the system also displays the booked cost elements for each process.

2. The SAP-System makes a similar listing for the consumption side.

Report columns:

The report shows a block of three columns for the input as well as for the consumption sides.


You can switch to the Period Display through the Report/Report-Interface .


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