Becoming A SAP Certified Financials Professional

The “SAP Certified Application Professional - Financials in SAP S/4HANA for SAP ERP Finance Experts” certification exam validates a candidate’s capacity to independently prepare, setup and lead an implementation project of Financials in SAP S/4HANA. Building on the candidate’s sound project experience of SAP ERP (Financial Accounting or Management Accounting) of at least Five years, this certification concentrates on an in-depth knowledge of the architectural and functional differences between SAP ERP Financials and SAP S/4HANA Finance: E.g. explaining the architecture from the SAP S/4HANA Financials component, configuring and taking advantage of the newest functionalities in Financial and Management Accounting on SAP S/4HANA, while using the SAP Fiori applications designed for SAP S/4HANA, and guiding a team by way of a migration project of SAP S/4HANA by knowing the prerequisites to get a migration, configuration of the system in preparation for migration, and performing the required migration steps. This certificate proves that the candidate has got the overall understanding and skills forced to be described as a qualified supervisor with the team performing the implementation of Financials in SAP S/4HANA. The candidate even offers all required capabilities to act being an application consultant and team member himself/herself.

To achieve success, SAP recommends combining education courses and hands-on experience to arrange on your certification exam as questions will test your capacity to apply the knowledge you’ve gained in training.
You are not permitted to use any reference materials through the certification test (no entry to online documentation or to any SAP system).

Exam Code: P_S4FIN_1709
Exam Name: SAP Certified Application Professional - Financials in SAP S/4HANA 1709 for SAP ERP Financials Experts
Delivery Methods: Certification
Level: Professional
Exam: 80 questions
Sample Questions:
Cut Score: 59%
Duration: 180 mins
Languages: English

Topic Areas
Please see below the report on topics that could be covered on this certification as well as the courses that cover them. Its accuracy does not constitute a legitimate claim; SAP reserves the ability to update the test content (topics, items, weighting) at any time.

Financial Accounting Configuration in SAP Accounting Powered by SAP HANA > 12%
Management Accounting Configuration in SAP Accounting Powered by SAP HANA > 12%
Asset Accounting Configuration in SAP Accounting Powered by SAP HANA > 12%
Architecture Overview of Financials in SAP S/4HANA and the Central Finance Solution 8% - 12%
System Preparation and Configuration for Migration of Financials in SAP S/4HANA 8% - 12%
Migration and Post-migration Activities for Financials in SAP S/4HANA 8% - 12%
Basics of Cash Management Powered by SAP HANA and SAP BPC for SAP S/4HANA 8% - 12%
Basics of SAP HANA, SAP S/4HANA and SAP Fiori < 8%

General Information
Exam Preparation

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