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Results analysis for POC method with statistical cost element


We are testing ETO (engineering-to-order) scenario With valuated

project stock and cost based POC RA method.

Inventory is updated during external procurement and we have used

statistical cost elements (Cost element category - 90) for inventory G/L.We want to use a

Result analysis method which considers this statistical cost elements

for calculating POC.For this purpose we have implemented SAP Notes

616960, 616869 and 78420.

In short, as per SAP note 616869, we created a customer enhancement

project for customer enhancement 5 of the results analysis (see Note

H78420). We copied the source code for customer enhancement 5 of the

correction instructions of note 616869 and then implemented SAP note

616960 to read the statistical actual costs.

Then we included the statistical cost as actual costs - Category K in


The system is doing POC and revenue in excess of billing calculation

correctly after taking into consideration the posted statistical cost.

During settlement of RA (CJ88), system is not giving effect to

inventory value. On settlement of RA, revenue should be recognized but

at the sametime the inventory represented by statistical posting should

be consumed(COS). The system should post a P&L posting which reduces

the inventory (representing statistical cost) and updates the actual

costs on settlement.

In our example, Statistical actual

posting is of USD 57150, planned revenue USD 100000 and POC is 70.27%.

Revenue in excess of billing comes to USD 70265.60. Recognisation of

revenue of USD 70265.60 is not correct as actual consumption is yet to

happen. The correct posting in FI should be revenue of USD 70265.60

along with COS of USD 57150.

Please suggest why on settlement the system is not posting the COS

along with revenue recognised?



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