MM Purchasing, SD (Sales and Distribution)

BP as a Vendor and Customer Configuration

Business Partner Configuration

Last time, I had posted a blog on How to create a BP and today i would be explaining as to how to configure a BP with example.

URL for how to create a BP – https://www.sapspot.com/how-to-create-a-bp-business-partner/

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Scenario: Configuration to achieve same Number for BP, CUSTOMER and VENDOR.

Step 1

Define Account groups for Customer:

Financial Accounting > Accounts Receivable and Accounts Payable > Customer Accounts Master Data > Preparations for Creating Customer Master Data.

Go to New entries

Enter a new Customer group and mention the Account group name.

Save the Configuration.

Define Account groups for Vendor:

Financial Accounting > Accounts Receivable and Accounts Payable > Vendor Accounts > Master Data > Preparations for Creating Vendor Master Data

New entries

Enter a new vendor group and mention the account group name.

Save the configuration.

Step 2

Create Number Range for Customer and Vendor-

Financial Accounting > Accounts Receivable and Accounts Payable > Customer Accounts > Master Data > Create Number Range for Customer Accounts.

Click on Change Intervals

Click on Insert Line [ F6] and define number range then check External.

Save the number range.

Step 3

Assign Number Range to Customer Account Group.

Save the Configuration.

Similarly create Number Range for Vendor Account and Assign the same to Vendor Account group.

Save the Configuration.

Step 4

Number Ranges and Grouping for Business Partner

Define Number Ranges.

Click on Change Intervals

Click on Insert Line and define number ranges [It should be Internal]

Save the BP Number Ranges.

Step 5

Define Grouping and Assign Number Ranges

Click on New Entries and define a grouping then assign the BB number range.

Save the configuration.

Step 6

Define Number Assignment for direction BP to Customer

SPRO > Cross-Application Components > Master data Synchronization > Customer/Vendor Integration > Business Partner Settings > Setting for Vendor Integration > Field Assignment for Customer Integration > Assign Keys.

Click on New Entries then maintain Grouping, account group and check the Same Number.

Save the configuration.

Similarly define number assignment for direction BP to Vendor.

SPRO > Cross-Application Components > Master data Synchronization > Customer/Vendor Integration > Business Partner Settings > Setting for Vendor Integration > Field Assignment for Vendor Integration > Assign Keys.

Save the configuration.

Business Partner [as an Example]

SAP Business Partner Screening for SAP S/4 HANA is used to centrally manage the master data for business partners, customers, and vendors. With the current development, it is the single point of entry to create, edit and display master data for business partners, customers, and vendors.

Create Business Partner

T-Code: BP

Click on Organization

Select BP role as Business Partner [Gen.] and Choose the new Grouping which we created.

Fill all the mandatory fields. Save the document.

Now, Select the BP role as FLCU00 FI Customer [New] and click on company code.

Enter the Company code number and Reconciliation account number.

Save the document.

Next, Select BP role as FLVN01[New] and Click on Purchasing.

Enter the Purch. Organization and Order currency then click on save.

Here, we achieved the same number for BP, Vendor and Customer for our configuration.

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