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(FS261) Smart Accounting for Financial Instruments

Code: FS261 v16
Tuition (USD): $3468
Length: 4Days

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Skills Gained:
Acquire an overview of the Bank Analyzer Accounting for Financial Instruments (AFI) solution offering Contribute to the implementation, change and enhancement of the Bank Analyzer AFI Identify and select different Bank Analyzer AFI set up options for your organization Get knowledge of the process coverage: Accounting and Financial Close process for Banking with strong focus on AFI Understand the reason for smart AFI Use the smart AFI solution of SAP
Who Should Attend?
Application Consultant Business Analyst Business Process Owner/Team Lead/Power User Developer Development Consultant Industry Specialist Solution Architect System Architect Technology Consultant
  • Essential: FS250
What You Will Learn:
  • 1) Smart AFI - Solution Overview
  • a) Gain an overview about smart AFI
  • b) Describe current challenges and business drivers in banking industry
  • c) Explore smart AFI as a problem solver for current challenges in the banking industry
  • d) Understand the key differences to other SAP solutions for banking industry
  • e) Understand the key improvements in smart AFI compared to classic AFI
  • f) Explain the Connections to underlying systems and an overview of SAP Bank Analyzer architecture
  • 2) Financial Services Data Platform
  • a) Explain the Financial Services data platform
  • b) Explain the Source Data Layer (SDL)
  • 3) Smart AFI Overview
  • a) Explain the accounting process model and book value components
  • b) Describe the Central GAAP approach
  • c) Explore the subledger code block
  • d) Gain an overview about result delivery
  • e) Process SDL products mapped as structured products
  • f) Explore the subledger chart of accounts
  • g) Explain the general ledger chart of accounts
  • 4) Smart AFI Process Model
  • a) Gain an overview of core accounting processes
  • b) Explain the intraday process
  • c) Explain the period-end-process
  • d) Explain the closing process
  • e) Explain the connection to the GL/GL posting
  • 5) Smart AFI Customizing Guide
  • a) Explain the IMG structure
  • b) Outline basic settings
  • c) Explain the settings of the subledger coding block
  • d) Explain the Chart of Accounts customizing
  • e) Explore process steps
  • f) Explore technical steps
  • g) Explore technical settings
  • 6) Impairment
  • a) Explore Impairment
  • 7) FX Scenario
  • a) Explain the business background of the FX scenario
  • b) Explore the FX accounting in smartAFI
  • c) Explain FX treatment: intraday and day-end
  • d) Explain FX treatment: period-end
  • e) Explore FX additional specialties
  • 8) Hedge Accounting
  • a) Explain Hedge accounting
  • 9) Balance Sheet notes and Other Topics
  • a) Explain suspense accounting
  • 10) Technical Requirements and Design
  • a) Explain system/solution components – DB design
  • 11) Fair Value
  • a) Explain fair value
Course Info:
Course based on software release: Banking Services from SAP 9.0

Notes and announcements:

1. In this course, the participants will learn about the smart AFI solution of SAP. This course combines theoretical lessons with a use case. It additionally explains the configuration of the smart AFI solution of SAP. It is a very hands-on course.

This is a SAP CERTIFIED Course. Your course will include Full Class Delivery of the comprehensive standard SAP curriculum agendas, SAP Certified Instructor, Demonstration and Presentation, Student Hands on exercises, Access to SAP Hosted servers/training environment, and SAP Certified participant guides.

This 4 day instructor led course qualifies for 32 CPE Credits. CPE Credits are currently available only for publicly scheduled courses delivered live at SAP locations and our Authorized Education Partner locations.

With virtual live classroom training you get comprehensive training from SAP experts using seamless over-the Web connectivity. The same content delivered in SAP's traditional "brick and mortar" classrooms is presented during virtual live classroom deliveries. As in SAP's traditional classrooms, SAP virtual live classroom stresses hands-on learning providing each registered student with exclusive access to live SAP systems throughout each course. Each Virtual Live class is taught by a SAP Certified Instructor and will include an e-book student guide for you to download and keep. CPE Credits are currently available only for publicly scheduled courses delivered live at SAP locations and our Authorized Education Partner locations. CPE Credits are not available for virtual live classroom sessions.

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