Configure cost control workspace parameters

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Use this procedure to configure the Cost control workspace so that managers at various levels in an organization can gain insight into their cost objects, such as cost centers and product groups. The USP2 demo company was used to create this recording.

  1. Go to Cost accounting > Setup > Cost control workspace configuration.
  2. Click New.
  3. In the Name field, type a value.
  4. In the Description field, type a value.
  5. Select Yes in the Published field.
    • If you set this option to Yes, users who are assigned one of these roles can see the report in the Cost control workspace: cost accounting manager, cost accountant, cost accountant clerk, or cost object controller. If you set this option to No, only users who are assigned one of these roles can see the report in the Cost control workspace: cost accounting manager, cost accountant, or cost accountant clerk.
  6. Expand the Data filtering section.
  7. In the Cost control unit field, enter or select a value.
  8. In the Budget original version field, enter or select a value.
  9. In the Cost element dimension hierarchy field, enter or select a value.
  10. In the Cost object dimension hierarchy field, enter or select a value.
  11. Expand the Assign calculation records section.
  12. Click New.
  13. In the list, mark the selected row.
  14. In the Fiscal calendar period field, enter or select a value.
  15. In the Actual version field, enter or select a value.
  16. Expand the Fiscal periods per column section.
  17. Select Yes in the Current period field.
  18. Expand the Columns to display for costs section.
  19. Select Yes in the Fixed cost field.
  20. Select Yes in the Variable cost field.
  21. Select Yes in the Total cost field.
  22. Click Save.
  23. Close the page.
  24. Go to Cost accounting > Workspaces > Cost control.
  25. Select a statement to see fixed, variable, total, and unclassified costs for the selected fiscal periods.
  26. In the Fiscal calendar period field, enter or select a value.
  27. In the Cost object dimension hierarchy node field, enter or select a value.
    • After you've selected a Cost object dimension hierarchy, expand the Cost element dimension hierarchy to see the desired cost values. For example, you can expand the hierarchy to Manufacturing overhead to see the value.