Accounts Payable. SAP Best Practices. Purpose, Benefits, and Key Process Steps. Purpose This scenario deals with posting accounting data for vendors in Accounts Payable. Benefits The Accounts Payable are also an integral part of the purchasing system.
SAP Best Practices
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Accounts Payable Accountant 1
Post Vendor Invoices
Creating a Vendor Master Record
Posting Down Payment Request
Review and Release Blocked Invoices
Down Payments Exist?
Down Payment Clearing
Vendor Credit Memos Exist?
Enter Vendor Credit Memo with Reference to Invoice
Accounts Payable Accountant 2
Select Invoices to be Paid
Creation of Payment Media Using Payment Media Workbench (Altern. 1)
Creation of Payment Media Using Classical Payment Medium Program (Altern. 2)
Review and Block Invoices for Payment as needed
Posting Down Payment Using the Payment Program
Post Manual Outgoing Payment
Choose Payment Method
Manual Bank Statement Processing