SAP FI Certification
This page is intended to serve as a starting point for everyone who wants to pass SAP FI Certification or for those who are just curious about SAP FI (Financial Accounting) and SAP certification. SAP ERP (Enterprise Resource Planning) system consists of a number of modules. Each of the modules covers certain business area of a company that uses SAP. There are modules for Materials Management, Controlling, Production Planning, Sales & Distribution, Business Intelligence, Human Resources, etc. SAP system offers vast functional capabilities and opportunities for customization. For this reason, functional SAP consultants are usually proficient in only one or two of these modules. They are also often getting certified in their areas of expertise. SAP FI is one of those modules and it was designed to facilitate the following business processes in an enterprise:
- General Ledger (FI-GL)
- Accounts Payable (FI-AP)
- Accounts Receivable (FI-AR)
- Bank Accounting (FI-BL)
- Asset Accounting (FI-AA)
- Funds Management (FI-FM)
- Travel Management (FI-TV)
- Special Purpose Ledger (FI-SL)
SAP Education has developed several certification exams for evaluation of knowledge and skills of SAP consultants in SAP FI implementation and customization. The name of the certification varies depending on the expertise level, for example, SAP FI Certification for the first level is called SAP Certified Application Associate – Financial Accounting with SAP ERP 6.0 EHP4 (code: C_TFIN52_64) or SAP Certified Application Associate – Financial Accounting with SAP ERP 6.0 EHP5 (code: C_TFIN52_65). There are differences in the software versions (EHP4 or EHP5), but these differences are not related to SAP FI module. Currently SAP offers certification at associate, professional, and master levels.
If you prepare for SAP FI certification, you should make sure that you spend your time efficiently. It really helps to have a plan of preparation beforehand. You should make this plan according to SAP FI certification syllabus and allocate your time according to the importance of the topics (for example, accounts payable or reporting) as indicated in the syllabus.
Are you looking for a job as an SAP FI consultant? Then you may be interested in our SAP FI Jobs page. Have a look there for a fresh selection of SAP FI jobs from all over the world.
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