SAP FI/CO – Interview and Certification Questions – Part 3


1. Select the correct statement(s)

a) All open item accounts are cleared automatically by running the automatic account clearing program
b) The open item indicator in the customer/ vendor master record must be activated in order to clear customer/ vendor open items
c) The open item indicator along with the line item display indicator is usually activated in the balance sheet clearing and profit and loss accounts
d) Accounts that are not automatically cleared can be cleared manually using the account clear function
e) A clearing document contains the line items to be cleared

2. Which of the following statements are true or false

a) All payment documents are clearing documents
b) Standard system maintenance includes clearing open items on a regular basis, either manually or automatically
c) Standard open items, special G/L transactions and noted items can be selected for clearing
d) If documents were cleared in error, the clearing must first be reset and the document must be reversed before attempting to clear again
e) Documents that are cleared have reference to the clearing document number in the document line items

Tolerances and payment differences

3. Select the correct statement(s)

a) Tolerance groups can be defined for customers, vendors and employees
b) The tolerance groups contain settings for permitted payment differences
c) Alternative accounts can be specified for the posting of payment differences
d) The values specified for the tolerances can be entered in a currency of your choice
e) All users that were not assigned to a tolerance group are by default assigned to the blank tolerance group

4. Which of the following statements are true or false

a) Tolerance groups can be assigned to general ledger accounts
b) Permitted payment differences are either defined as an amount or a percentage, not both
c) A reason code must be specified in the tolerance group for charging off payment differences
Financial Statements

5. Select the correct statements

a) Financial statements are defined according to financial statement versions
b) Financial statements can have a maximum of 10 hierarchy levels and are company code specific
c) Accounts can be assigned to different nodes in the hierarchy of the financial statements
d) Amounts are reflected in various groups within the financial statements according to the debit/ credit indicator and the specification of the general ledger accounts
e) Companies are restricted to 3 financial statement versions according to the 3 different charts of accounts


6. Which of the following statements are true or false

a) Payments from customers are usually processed using the automatic payment program
b) Customizing the automatic payment program includes defining payment methods by country as well as by company code
c) Partial payments clear the open items and cause residual items to be posted back to the account
d) Line items that are created when charging off the difference back to a vendor’s account, have reference to the original document that is being short paid
e) A document which is selected in the payment run, can be reallocated to a different payment method and house bank

7. Select the correct statement(s)

a) All vendor line items can be paid, as long as there is a reference to the house bank in the vendor master record
b) Every general ledger account that is linked to a house bank, must be maintained in the currency of the bank account
c) Specific programs linked with specific variants are used to create various types of payment media
d) Cheques (checks) that are not used are automatically voided by the system
e) All vendors must be assigned to a payment procedure in the master record in order to generate payments from the automatic payment program


8. Which of the following statements are true or false

a) A dunning procedure must be assigned to the customer master record in order to dun the customer for late payments
b) Customers are only dunned according to the settings in the dunning procedure, which include the frequency, whether or not line items are printed with every letter that is issued, and how many grace days the system will accept before issuing a dunning letter
c) Dunning charges are levied on the customer’s account, and are reflected as a separate line item on the dunning letter
d) Interest can also be levied on the customer’s account according to the interest indicator in the customer master record
e) The master record of the customer is updated with the dunning level according to the highest dunned document in the customer account
f) Customers can be blocked from dunning by entering a dunning block key in the customer master record

Financial Closing

9. Select the correct statement(s)

a) An unrealized foreign currency valuation is created every time a foreign currency payment is made or received
b) Balance sheet accounts should be valuated according to the line items in the account
c) Assets are depreciated according to the depreciation key and useful life specified in the asset master record
d) The asset register is updated independently of the general ledger accounts for accumulated and expense depreciation
e) Balance confirmations are customized in the IMG, and cannot be linked to SAPScript forms

10. Which of the following statements are true or false

a) All reports must be executed using set variants, or user defined variants
b) The GR/IR account is a clearing account that must be maintained regularly by clearing open items
c) The balance carried forward program carries the balances of the accounts forward into the new posting period
d) The reconciliation ledger allows you to automatically reconcile the financial accounting and controlling modules
e) Assets under construction are settled periodically to fixed assets
f) Accrual documents are automatically reversed on the first day of the following period

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