The intention behind SAP New GL Configuration is to Combine the features of GL, Profit Center Accounting, Reconciliation Ledger, Special Purpose Ledger, Business Area, Cost of Sale Accounting.
Benefits like Segment Reporting, Cost of Sale Accounting, Management Reporting, Parallel Accounting, Balanced Books are possible with New GL.
Activating General Ledger Accounting
To make the settings and use the functions in General Ledger Accounting, you have to
activate it. To do this, in Customizing choose
Financial Accounting → Financial Accounting Global Settings → Activate New General Ledger Accounting. (or T Code FAGL_ACTIVATION)
● The tables for new General Ledger Accounting are activated and updated.
FAGLFLEXT – Totals Data Table
FAGLFFLEXP – Plan Line data Table
FAGLFEXA – Actual Line data table
FAGL_SPLINFO_FAGL_SPLINFO_VAL – Splitting data table
Existing and new GL differences
In the standard system, the tables from classic General Ledger Accounting (GLT0)
are updated as well as the tables in new General Ledger Accounting during the
activation. This enables you to perform a ledger comparison during the implementation
of new General Ledger Accounting to ensure that your new General Ledger Accounting
has the correct settings and is working correctly. To compare ledgers, in Customizing
choose Financial Accounting Global Settings (New) → Tools → Compare Ledgers.
Deactivating the updatation of tables for classic General Ledger Accounting Financial
Accounting Global Settings (New) → Tools → Deactivate Update of Classic General