Gartner Research

Decide Whether SAP Central Finance Is Right for You

Published: 20 August 2019

ID: G00387609

Analyst(s): Susan Tan, Greg Leiter, Duy Nguyen

Summary

Many application leaders are considering implementing SAP Central Finance as part of a SAP S/4HANA transition strategy, but it’s not the right solution for every organization. This report will help you decide whether Central Finance represents the best path for you to take when adopting S/4HANA.

Table Of Contents
  • Impacts

Analysis

Case Study

Impacts and Recommendations

  • Use SAP Central Finance for Enhanced, Consolidated Financial Reporting
  • Use SAP Central Finance to Power Shared Services
  • Use SAP Central Finance to Assist Mergers, Acquisitions and Divestures
  • Use SAP Central Finance to Avoid a Risky, Big-Bang Switch to S/4HANA

Gartner Recommended Reading

©2020 Gartner, Inc. and/or its affiliates. All rights reserved. Gartner is a registered trademark of Gartner, Inc. and its affiliates. This publication may not be reproduced or distributed in any form without Gartner’s prior written permission. It consists of the opinions of Gartner’s research organization, which should not be construed as statements of fact. While the information contained in this publication has been obtained from sources believed to be reliable, Gartner disclaims all warranties as to the accuracy, completeness or adequacy of such information. Although Gartner research may address legal and financial issues, Gartner does not provide legal or investment advice and its research should not be construed or used as such. Your access and use of this publication are governed by Gartner’s Usage Policy. Gartner prides itself on its reputation for independence and objectivity. Its research is produced independently by its research organization without input or influence from any third party. For further information, see Guiding Principles on Independence and Objectivity.

Already have a Gartner Account?

Become a client

Learn how to access this content as a Gartner client.