Profitability and Cost Management

Know the financial impact before you act – with SAP BusinessObjects Profitability and Cost Management

Zero-in on performance issues across products, customers, and channels – with SAP BusinessObjects Profitability and Cost Management. The software gives you deep insight into your costs to facilitate profitable decision making. Harness advanced profitability analysis, financial modeling and forecasting, activity-based costing, and proven cost allocation methods – to help maximize cost savings and boost overall profits.

Functional Capabilities

Cost and profitability analysis

  • Model costs and profitability across multiple dimensions via an intuitive interface
  • Analyze complex cost allocations
  • Support large data volumes needed for accurate costing and profit analysis
  • Work with heterogeneous data sets from SAP and non-SAP sources


Costing and allocation

  • Use advanced costing methods – including activity-based costing – to achieve profit targets and comply with various statutory requirements
  • Use multiple drivers to model and allocate costs to products, channels, distribution centers, and legal entities based on actual consumptions of resources


Reporting and simulation

  • Define business reports and dashboards with built-in multi-dimensional analysis and simulation capabilities
  • Leverage flexible options for reporting with high data volumes
  • Simulate a particular legal entity’s impact on profitability, including changes in multiple variables

Technical Capabilities

  • Seamlessly integrate with SAP ERP and other ERP systems