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SAP S/4HANA for central finance

Enable finance transformation and innovation without disruption to your multiple ERP legacy systems.

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Join the finance transformation

Learn how SAP S/4HANA Finance can help your finance organization move forward.

Establish a single platform for reporting and transaction execution

Centralize and transform financial data and processes at your own pace with a phased ERP implementation of SAP S/4HANA.

Connect data from SAP and non-SAP ERP legacy systems to support finance transformation and innovation with the SAP S/4HANA solution for central finance. By enabling a phased implementation of SAP S/4HANA, the solution can help you avoid disruption and reduce risk.

  • On-premise or cloud deployment
  • Advanced single source and end-to-end segment, entity, and group
  • Standardized local, central, and corporate processes and scalable execution
  • Self-service, shared-service, and automated finance processes

Key Benefits

Improve data transparency

Establish a single source of truth for consistent reporting and analysis with an audit trail and drill-down to source transactions in SAP and non-SAP systems.

Create efficient, cost-effective processes

Integrate, standardize, and automate processes; reduce costs for processing methods; shorten cycle times; and re-deploy labor to higher value-added activities.

Take an agile approach to transformation

Realize your cross-entity cost optimization and market and growth potential when you want and at your own pace.

Key Features

Support for SAP and non-SAP systems

  • Connect SAP ERP source systems and non-SAP ERP source systems, such as Oracle, JD Edwards, and PeopleSoft
  • Enable a seamless connection to future merger and acquisition (M&A) systems

Adaptable rollout

  • Implement a phased rollout by organization, location, system, and process
  • Achieve milestone-based value realization with a stage-gate funding option
  • Reduce risk through a side-car deployment approach

Accelerated adoption and ROI

  • Leverage integrated integration capabilities, so you don’t have to build them
  • Roll out the functionality you want, when you want, with a customized deployment
  • Utilize implementation accelerators for a faster, better, and cheaper deployment

Phased onboarding of SAP S/4HANA

  • Get access to most standard processes and innovations in SAP S/4HANA Finance
  • Choose to connect to SAP Business Network and other solutions from SAP
  • Join the SAP S/4HANA Movement program to accelerate adoption of SAP S/4HANA
  • Expand to full functionality in SAP S/4HANA when you’re ready

Build a business case

Improving profits and customer experiences

Learn how the Hershey Company evaluates and manages its brands to improve profits and provide a better customer experience.

Centralizing financial closing operations

See how Enel updated and streamlined its financial closing process to modernize its business and provide new customer services.

What are analysts saying about trends in financial transformation?

Finance departments are refocusing priorities

Learn about the demands impacting finance departments, and find out why members of the SAPinsider community are considering SAP S/4HANA Finance.

Technical Information

This product is deployed on premise, and system and software requirements vary by specific customer scenarios.

Installation and setup

Follow the setup instructions so you can start running your SAP software quickly and confidently.


Optimize configuration of SAP S/4HANA for central finance with our comprehensive configuration guide.


Find out how you can seamlessly integrate SAP S/4HANA for central finance with your existing IT landscape.

Get Started

Jump-start your implementation and drive ROI by collaborating with industry experts, consultants, and support engineers throughout your journey.


Transform your business quickly and effectively by taking advantage of our holistic service and support plans, expert consulting services, custom application development, proven best practices, and deep industry and technical knowledge.


Help keep your SAP solutions running at peak performance with our IT experts and support services, including long-term plans, embedded teams, remote technology support, self-service portal, and innovation strategies.

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