Enterprise Management Layer for SAP S/4HANA – What’s New – Release 2022

Welcome to the first Update for Release 2022 

With these posts, I provide regular updates on the enterprise management layer for SAP S/4HANA.

The enterprise management layer for SAP S/4HANA will be available on release 2022 FPS00 as of March 2023. 

This post outlines new scope items and new functionality included in the new release. Scope items that existed in previous releases might have been updated, for example, due to new functionality being available in release 2022 or due to new legal requirements in some countries.

New Content in Enterprise Management Layer

New Scope Items in Standard Scope:

4PG Organizational Flexibility in Financial Accounting
63L Service Entry Sheet Based Accruals
5QC Product Change Management with Change Records – Process Industries
64E Product Change Mgmt with Change Records – Discrete Industries
64F Advanced BOM Model
5MQ Sell from stock with valuated stock in transit * (manual configuration required) 
5D2 Advanced Intercompany Sales * (manual configuration required) 
6JM Basic Business Process Scheduling
5HR Warranty Claim Management – Supplier Recovery Processing
63Y Warranty Claim Management – Customer Claim Processing
3XK In-house Repair
6LJ Available-to-Promise Processing
EML-Specific Scope Items:
CF10 Batch Derivation 
QM10 Inspection of Material with Multiple Specifications
QM20 Stability Studies with Quality Management
LOC03_SK Bank Accunt Validation (Slovakia)

* 5MQ and 5D2 – Manual configuration required to activate the process as described in the related setup guide and test script.

More information in SAP notes

3226658 – SAP S/4HANA 2022: Restrictions and General Information for Sell from Stock with Valuated Stock in Transit

and 3226683 – SAP S/4HANA 2022: Restrictions and General Information for Advanced Intercompany Sales

The scope item 5D2 is not compatible with the EML-specific service options for Intercompany Processes. Only activate 5D2 based on the setup guide provided by SAP Best Practices if you do not want to include the EML service options VP01a , VP01b, VP06, and/or VP07. Please also see the paragraph on Service Options VP01 below.

In the area of Finance, the following new functionality is activated:

  • Advanced Valuation:

activated for most countries (not recommended for France and Poland for example). The functionality is described in scope item J58

More information is available in SAP note 3250812 – Advanced Valuation in Financial Accounting – Restrictions and General Information

  • Bank Ledger: Reconciliation Accounts for Bank Accounts

For more details and restrictions, see SAP notes:

3143577 – SAP S/4HANA OP2020, OP2021, OP2022 – Restrictions in Use of Single Reconciliation Account for Bank Accounts in Financial Accounting

3228739 – Foreign Currency Valuation with Single Reconciliation Account for Bank Accounts

New Scope Items in Optional Scope:

5XU Document and Reporting Compliance OPT [02b]
5OD Stock Management OPT [08]
5OE Stock Management – Group Ledger IFRS OPT [08]
5WF Shareholding Management OPT [08]
5WG Shareholding Management – Group Ledger IFRS OPT [08]
43R Maintenance Resource Scheduling OPT [21]

Available as an Option with Limitations: Maintenance Service

6AU Corrective Maintenance Service
6F1 Preventive Maintenance Service
6AK Event-Based Revenue Recognition – Maintenance Service

Additional manual configuration and creation of master data is required to fully activate the scope items.

These scope items are not compatible with the following Product Service scope items and should first be tested in a sandbox environment.

426 Service Contract Management – usable with the service contract type SC1, service contract type SC for Product Service cannot be used.
43B Service Monitoring and Analytics
3XK In-house Repair
4X5 Recurring Services
41Z Service Order Management

More information is available in SAP note 3209741 – SAP S/4HANA 2022: Release information and restrictions for Maintenance Service in SAP S/4HANA

New Service Option including Advanced Intercompany Sales with Valuated Stock in Transit (5D2)

We now have 2 service options available for Intercompany Sales and Returns processing:

[VP01a] with standard Intercompany Processes and [VP01b] with Advanced Intercompany Sales with Valuated Stock in Transit (where IC22-IC32 do not feature valuated stock in transit):

New Functionality in SAP S/4HANA 2022 that is not included:

  • Universal Parallel Accounting (UPA) 

More information is available in SAP note 3191636 – Universal Parallel Accounting (SAP S/4HANA 2022): Scope Information

Availability in first release: For pilot customers selected by SAP only

Localization: Universal Parallel Accounting is supported for the following countries: USA, Germany, France, Japan, and Romania.

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