SAP Financials: Financial Accounting

SAP skills in financial accounting are in high demand, so there's no better time to enrol in this online SAP certification course.

This self-paced course can be completed in under six months, and is ideal for consultants responsible for implementing financial accounting with SAP ERP Financials.

This SiERP course will train you in everything you need to know to pass the SAP exam that qualifies you to be an SAP Certified Application Associate Consultant - Financial Accounting.

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Sydney Institute of ERP (SiERP)
Career Opportunities
  • SAP Administrator
  • SAP Super/Power User
  • SAP System High Level Support
  • SAP Consultant in Financial Accounting

Globally recognised.
Recognised by SAP.





Course length
Self-paced (e.g. 12 hours per week = finish in 5 months). Maximum 5 months.
Study mode



Study from anywhere, when it suits you best and graduate with the identical qualification as an on-campus student.


Study part of the course online. Combine your online learning with classes or practical sessions on-campus at a college or university.


Attend classes on-campus at a university, TAFE or college and interact face-to-face with teachers and fellow students.

Associate Level SAP Consultant Certificate exam
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Sydney Institute of ERP (SiERP)

Sydney Institute of ERP (SiERP) specialises in delivering online training for SAP certifications, with self-paced courses that can be completed in less than six months.

As a SiERP student, you’ll have access to tutors with substantial industry experience in education and ERP systems.


The course price can vary depending on a few factors, including whether you are an Australian resident or your chosen payment option. To find out more, contact the course provider.

What you'll learn

Through this course, you'll learn to:

  • Navigate within the SAP system
  • Identify the organisational levels used in SAP ERP 
  • Explain the functions and structure of master data in supporting ERP business processes
  • Identify the various levels and types of reporting available in SAP ERP
  • Identify the different components of SAP NetWeaver

Upon course completion you will be awarded with an Executive Certificate in ERP from SiERP. In order to be qualified, you must sit the relevant SAP exam.

Course structure

6 units


  1. SAP129 SAP - Navigation


    • Familiarize with key terms
    • Navigate within the SAP system
    • The SAP Navigation course is designed to familiarise learners with key terms and how to navigate within the SAP system.
    • You will be introduced tothe key areas of SAP screens, fields, and features.
    • You will also be introduced toways in which you can obtain additional help, modify and customize the look of your SAP system, as well as apply more advanced skills.
  2. TERP01 - SAP ERP Business Process Basics and Navigation

    This course introduces basic organizational levels and master data concepts used throughout SAP ERP. Detailed explanation of the organizational levels and master data used in the various ERP business processes is covered in the advanced courses associated with each process area.


    • Identify the organizational levels used in SAP ERP
    • Explain the functions and structure of master data in supporting ERP business processes
    • Identify the various levels and types of reporting available in SAP ERP

    Using recorded presentations, system demonstrations, practice simulations, quizzes, and assessments you will be introduced to:

    • SAP ERP organizational levels
    • Functions and structures of master data throughout SAP ERP
    • SAP ERP analytical and reporting solutions
  3. TERP20 - SAP Financial and Management Accounting Basics

    This course introduces the basic business processes supported by Financial Accounting. Detailed explanation of each business process, examination of alternative process steps and customizing is covered in the advanced courses available as part of the Financial Accounting curriculum.


    At the end of this course you will be able to: Identify Financial Accounting’s organizational structure and master data Describe the basic business processes supported by:

    • General Ledger
    • Accounts Payable
    • Accounts Receivable
    • Fixed Asset Accounting Identify the integration points with other ERP processes Execute basic financial reports
  4. SM001 - Introduction to SAP solution manager


    • Define the concept of the SAP Solution Manager
    • Discuss the tools provided by the SAP Solution Manager

    This course is meant to familiarize you with the principles and terminology of the SAP Solution Manager. You will be introduced to the benefits of using the SAP Solution Manager during the implementation of your SAP solutions and during ongoing support and operations.

  5. TFIN50 - Financial accounting I


    • Configure and use organizational units, master data and documents for Financial Accounting
      • Configure and use the SAP business processes (such as payment, dunning, and individual closing)
      • Apply selected evaluation methods
      • Organizational units, master data and documents for Financial Accounting: company code, fiscal year, currencies, general ledger accounts, document control, postings, clearing open items, cash journal
      • Special G/L transactions and document parking
      • Handling of payments, dunning, interest calculation, correspondence and closing operations in Financial Accounting:
        • Automatic payment program with clearing of open items
        • Automatic dunning program for creating dunning notices, interest calculation and correspondence
        • Overview of month and year-end accounting processes in Financial Accounting
        • Balance sheet and P&L
        • Preparatory closing postings in subledgers and the general ledger
        • Technical organizational and documentary steps in individual closing
        • Configuration of periodic closings in Financial Accounting
  6. TFIN52 - Financial accounting II


    • Implement various business processes and periodic tasks in Asset Accounting, manage master data and configure Asset Accounting
      • Describe and implement the logic of the new general ledger
      • Apply substitutions and validations to financial accounting
      • Utilize your knowledge directly as a junior consultant in your first period of practice
    • Organizational structures, master data, and business processes in Asset Accounting
    • Chart of depreciation, depreciation area, asset classes, master data , asset transactions, valuation, periodic processing, information system
    • Evaluation methods in Financial Accounting (Infosystem and ABAP reports of general ledger accounting, accounts receivable accounting, and accounts payable accounting, report variants, selection variables in variants, List Viewer, sample evaluations using the drilldown reporting tool)
    • Special G/L transactions and document parking
    • Validations and substitutions in Financial Accounting
    • Archiving in Financial Accounting
    • Case study: implementation of a fictitious demo company using specific business processes, configuration and mapping of the company structure, master data, and business processes in the SAP system

Support and delivery

Studying online explained

Fit your study around your current work commitments and lifestyle. As this course is delivered online, you have the flexibility of when and where you wish to complete your training.

The self-paced study format includes hands-on interactive exercises, online study guide and practice exam questions.

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