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SAP BusinessObjects Financial Consolidation

Fast-track the close-to-disclose process with SAP BusinessObjects Financial Consolidation software

Fast-track the close-to-disclose process with SAP BusinessObjects Financial Consolidation software

Deliver fast and accurate financial statements – and free up more time to focus on strategy and analysis. Our financial consolidation software can help you navigate multiple currencies, mergers and acquisitions, and evolving accounting standards such as IFRS and local GAAP. Comply with complex financial reporting requirements – and close the books at record speed.

Why SAP BusinessObjects Financial Consolidation?

Because the software helps you streamline compliance, meet management and global regulatory requirements – and ultimately accelerate the financial close-to-disclose process. It lets you spend less time reporting and more time analyzing the how and why of financial events.   

  • Shrink the time and cost of financial close and reporting cycles – without sacrificing controls
  • Ensure compliance with IFRS and local GAAP requirements, including XBRL reporting
  • Real-time reporting on consolidated data with SAP HANA in-memory computing
  • Automate intercompany reconciliation and elimination, currency translation, segment reporting, and more
  • Strengthen investor relations by maintaining transparent data and audit trails

Learn how SAP BusinessObjects Financial Consolidation can simplify the lives of business users and IT staff:

Functional Capabilities
  • Automated consolidation processes
    Streamline the production of financial statements and meet reporting requirements such as local Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP) and International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS).
  • Matrix consolidation
    Satisfy both statutory consolidation and management reporting requirements by using two different reporting unit rollups in a single consolidation.
  • Performance
    Run all processes with a fully traceable audit trail that doesn’t compromise performance.
  •  Reporting structures
    Combine legal and management reporting structures in a single consolidated view. Compare what-if simulations side-by-side to analyze organizational changes, mergers, or acquisitions.
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Technical Capabilities
  • Real-time reporting
    SAP Financial Consolidation runs on the SAP HANA® platform, in addition to Microsoft SQL and Oracle.
  • Open integration
    Seamlessly integrate data and master data from both SAP and non-SAP sources into your financial planning and consolidation environment.
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System requirements for SAP BusinessObjects Financial Consolidation

System and software requirements vary according to specific customer scenarios – please refer to Section 7 of the SAP BusinessObjects Financial Consolidation Master Guide for details. The software and hardware platform presented is the reference platform supported by SAP BusinessObjects Financial Consolidation. This platform applies to the product version indicated on the cover page of this document. Refer to the Product Availability Matrix for the latest information on updates and releases.

Licensing and purchasing options for SAP BusinessObjects Financial Consolidation

The modular structure of SAP BusinessObjects Financial Consolidation allows you to license and pay for only the functionality and number of users that you require at any given time. Start with the packages and licenses your organization needs right now and add more users and functionality as your needs evolve. This product is a Web application and requires a perpetual license. Contact your local SAP account executive for additional licensing and purchasing options.

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Implementation

Ensure a successful implementation and maximize your ROI with information resources that support the different phases of SAP BusinessObjects Financial Consolidation – from planning and installation to operation.

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Plan your installation

Refer to the SAP BusinessObjects Financial Consolidation Installation Guide* for important information about installation and upgrade planning.

Confirm that you have a license key

To request permanent license keys, you need authorization under myProfile*. To extend your authorization, please contact an SAP user administrator*.

Download the software

Visit the SAP Support Portal* to download the SAP BusinessObjects Financial Consolidation software installation package.

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Complete the installation steps

Refer to Master Guide: SAP BusinessObjects Financial Consolidation* for a step-by-step overview of the installation process, including a list of required tools and associated documentation. 

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Manage your SAP applications

Refer to Application User Guide: SAP BusinessObjects Financial Consolidation to learn how to manage, maintain, and run your SAP application at peak performance.

Ensure the security of your software

Download the SAP BusinessObjects Financial Consolidation Security Guide* for important information on ensuring the security of your software.

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Enhance your knowledge of SAP BusinessObjects Financial Consolidation

View the SAP BusinessObjects Financial Consolidation training and certification catalog of instructor-led courses and e-courses – and train when and where it’s convenient for you.

Stay up-to-date with our learning maps

Consultants, get role-specific learning maps with SAP implementation and operation information. These online knowledge products cover our latest products and upgrades.

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Upgrades

Plan and carry out a successful upgrade to the latest release of SAP BusinessObjects Financial Consolidation – so you can take advantage of the new features and capabilities right away. 

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Identify the upgrade paths

Download the Product Availability Matrix to review upgrade paths for SAP BusinessObjects Financial Consolidation. 

Download the matrix now*

Plan your upgrade

The Upgrade Master Guide contains important information about SAP BusinessObjects Financial Consolidation upgrade planning.

Read the guide*

Identify dependencies

Use the Upgrade Dependency Analyzer to determine if your upgrade will have an impact on your other systems.

Access the analyzer

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Size the implementation

Use the Web-based Quick Sizer tool to help you select an economically balanced system based on your requirements.  

Open the Quick Sizer tool*

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Complete the upgrade steps

Refer to the SAP BusinessObjects Financial Consolidation Upgrade Master Guide for an overview of the upgrade process, including a list of required tools and associated documentation.

View the guide*

Ask the Community

Visit the SAP Accounting and Financial Close community for the latest technology news and updates. Ask questions, post comments, and discuss issues.

Visit the community

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Support

Get the support you need to keep SAP BusinessObjects Financial Consolidation running at peak performance. Our experts can help you maximize the value of your software, take advantage of new business models and capabilities, and more.

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