SAP S4 HANA Business Partner Configuration with Customer Master

There are many blogs and published articles on SAP S/4 HANA business partner, but all the contents are combinations of Customer Master and Vendor Master. As both master data belong to different modules SD & MM respectively but there is no article present which gives focuses on Customer master (SAP SD area). So, this article will support all SAP SD (O2C) consultants or newbies in configuring Business Partner in the SAP S/4 HANA system for Customer master with the provision of the same BP & Customer Master number.

Create Account Group:

SPRO->SAP Reference IMG->Financial Accounting->Accounts Receivable and Payable->Customer Accounts->Master Data->Preparation of creating Customer master data->Define account groups with screen layout (Customers)

Create Number Range for Account Group:

SPRO->SAP Reference IMG->Financial Accounting->Accounts Receivable and Payable->Customer Accounts->Master Data->Preparation of creating Customer master data->Create number ranges for Customer accounts

              

Assign Number Range to account groups:

SPRO->SAP Reference IMG->Financial Accounting->Accounts Receivable and Payable->Customer Accounts->Master Data->Preparation of creating Customer master data->Assign Number range to Customer account groups

Define Business Partner Number Range:

SPRO->SAP Reference IMG->Cross Application Components->SAP Business Partner->Business Partner->Basic Settings->Number Ranges and Groupings->Define number ranges

  • If you want that BP & Customer number will be picked automatically by system then do not tick “Ext” while defining number range of Business grouping & customer account group.

Define BP Grouping & Assign Business Partner Number range to Grouping:

SPRO->SAP Reference IMG->Cross Application Components->SAP Business Partner->Business Partner->Basic Settings->Number Ranges and Groupings->Define Groupings and assign number ranges

Link BP Grouping and Account Group:

SPRO->SAP Reference IMG->Cross Application Components->Master Data Synchronization-

>Custom/Vendor integration->Business Partner Settings->Settings for Customer integration->Field                 assignment for Customer integration->Assign Keys->Define number assignment for direction BP to     Customer

****Select Same number range****

BP Creation:

  1. Transaction BP, click on create Organization

  1. Enter Business Partner number manually (If Ext was selected in defining number range), Select BP Grouping “ZP01” and fill general data.

  1. Click Save

  1. Open the BP in transaction BP in change mode and select Role: FLCU01

  1. Click on Sales & Distribution

  1. Fill required SD data

  1. Save and check Number