Create cost objects


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This procedure shows how to create cost objects by importing the Dynamics 365 for Finance and Operations cost center financial dimension into Cost accounting via a data connector. The USMF demo company was used to create this procedure. This procedure is for a Cost accounting feature that was added in Dynamics 365 for Operations, version 1611.

Create new cost objects

  1. Go to Cost accounting > Dimensions > Cost object dimensions.
  2. Click New.
  3. In the Name field, type a value.
  4. In the Data connector for dimension members field, enter or select a value.
  5. In the Description field, type a value.
  6. Click Save.

Configure the data connector

  1. Click Configure dimension member provider.
    • Select CostCenter to import the CostCenter dimension into Cost accounting.
  2. In the Dimension name field, select Cost center.
  3. Click OK.

Import cost centers

  1. Click Import dimension members.
  2. Click OK.

View the imported cost centers

  1. Click View dimension members.