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With the transactional app Approve Supplier Invoices, you can display supplier invoices that are assigned to you by SAP Business Workflow. You can approve or reject the corresponding work item. If necessary, you can forward a work item to a different employee for further processing.

You can use the standard workflow to approve completely parked incoming invoices. In addition, the app supports completely parked credit memos, in this case the cross invoice amount is negative.

Note

By using a Business Add-In in Customizing, you can implement your own workflow. For example, you can implement a workflow to approve invoices from the Financial Accounting (FI) component.

Key Features
  • You can choose a work item from the list view and display it in the detail view.

    Note

    By using Business Add-Ins in Customizing, you can return additional data from the back-end system to the list view and the detail view. In the detail view, you can also adapt business cards, for example, for the buyer or invoice clerk.

  • In the detail view, you can navigate between several tabs:

    • Attachments

      You see a list of all files that are attached to the invoice document. Depending on your browser and settings, as well as the file type of the attachment, the attachment is displayed either in a new browser tab or in a window of a program corresponding to the file type.

    • Notes

      You can add notes, which are displayed on the Notes tab with a time stamp. These notes are only attached to the work item of the app.

    • Info

      You see information data.

      Note

      In the Purchase Order field, you see the purchase order number. If there is more than one purchase order, the total number is displayed as additional information (for example: (1 of 2)).

    • History

      You see a list of invoices you received from the current supplier and that you have already approved.

      Note

      For each company code, you can specify in Customizing that the History tab for previous supplier invoices is hidden.

  • You can approve or reject supplier invoices, or you can forward them to a colleague.

    Note

    For each company code, you can specify for the functions Approve, Reject, and Forward in Customizing that the user must add a note. Once you have approved or rejected the invoice, the note is attached to the invoice in the back-end system.

Technical Features

In addition, this app supports the following technical features and options. Some of these features require additional components or settings in your system landscape:

System Landscape Requirements

In order to be able to implement this app, your system landscape has to be enabled for SAP Fiori. One of the requirements for your system landscape is that your back-end product meets the required product version stack:

Required Back-End Product (Product Version Stack)

SAP Fiori transactional apps 1.0 for SAP ERP (06 (10/2015))

The front-end components of this app (such as the user interface) are delivered together with the components of other apps as part of this SAP Fiori product:

Front-End Components Delivered with (Product Version Stack)

SAP Fiori transactional apps 1.0 for SAP ERP ( 06 (10/2015) )

For more information, see the app implementation document of this app.

Related Apps

From a business perspective, the following apps are related to this app:

Component for Customer Incidents

MM-FIO-IV