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This area is used to collect all cost elements contained in Business performance.

 

Field

Meaning

Cost Element

Name of Cost Element.

Description

Text field for the description of the key.

Direct/distributed

Assignment (in brackets, value in database):

direct (D)

distributed (V)

Auto (automatically) (A)

Distribution key

Designation of distribution key.

Assignment

Assignment (in brackets, value in database):

Material (M)

Volume of sales (U)

Wage (L)

No (N)

 

Edit button: opens the Cost Element: XX editing window.

 

Cost Element Edit window:

PATH: Financials > Business Performance > Master Data > Cost Elements > "Edit" an entry.

cost_element_Edit

Window bab_ka_edit.psr

 
Tabs

Tab

Meaning

Cost element

Definition of cost element.

Allowable Cost Center

Definition of fix and variable parts per cost center.

Budget direct

Direct budgets.

Cost Element Groups

Shows which cost center groups this cost center belongs to.

 

 

Tab "Cost element"

Field

Meaning

Cost Element

Identifier number, does not need to match the account number in financial accounting.

Description

Description of cost element.

Assignment

Assignment:

Specifies the assignment of the cost element:

Wage: Direct wage costs,
Material: Direct material
Volume of sales
No

Direct/distributed

Determines whether this cost element should be booked directly to the cost center or distributed using a key or defined automatically . If it is distributed using a key, this can be selected here. An appropriate key must be defined first in Distribution Keys.

Distribution key

Enter the distribution key master number for the cost distribution of this cost element. The name from the key master record is displayed.

Budget distribution

Identification code of a table to distribute the annual budget to the months. These tables are administered in Cost allocation. If the field remains empty, the annual value is divided into twelve equal parts.

planned=actual

planned costs = actual costs

Defines whether cost differences between budget and actual values will be displayed.

Annual budget (only Distribution)

Annual budget available for this cost element when distributed using a key. Budgets which can be distributed directly are assigned to appropriate cost centers using the “Budget direct” function.

Show budget

Selection: Budgets to be displayed.

Default fix/var. %

Defines the defaults occurring while registering fixed and variable shares per cost center.

 

Tab "Allowable Cost Center"

Field

Meaning

Cost Center

Code of the cost center for which the shares should be defined.

Description

Description of the cost center.

Fix %

Percentage share of the fixed costs of the cost element.

Var %

Percentage share of the variable costs of the cost element.

 

Tab "Budget direct"

Field

Meaning

Cost Center

Code of the cost center for which the shares should be defined.

Description

Description of the cost center.

Budget

defined direct Budget.

 

Tab "Cost Element Group"

Field

Meaning

Cost Element Group

Code of the Cost Element Group for which the shares should be defined.

Description

Description of the Cost Element Group.

Pos.

Position.


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