SAP Finance and Controlling (SAP FI) is based on pure accounting principles which provides core accounting and reporting capabilities and ensures the most up-to-date balances and reporting accuracy through complete integration between the General Ledger (GL) and the Accounts Receivable (AR) and Accounts Payable (AP) and Asset Accounts (AA). Its flexible configure as per country specific standards of Reporting, Tax and Depreciation.
The SAP FI module is the Core Module in SAP ERP it integrates with other modules such as Controlling, Sales and Distribution, Purchasing and Materials Management and Human Resources. Document transactions occurring within these modules generate account postings via account determination tables. Reports of this Modules are used for an external purpose such as Balance sheet and Profit and Loss of each financial year.