Oracle PeopleSoft Enterprise Financial Management 9.1 Implementation

Oracle PeopleSoft Enterprise Financial Management 9.1 Implementation
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  • A single concise book and eBook reference to guide you from PeopleSoft foundation concepts through to crucial configuration activities required for a successful implementation
  • Real-life implementation scenarios to demonstrate practical implementations of PeopleSoft features along with theoretical concepts
  • Expert tips for the reader based on wide implementation experience
  • Emphasis on presenting the key industry processes so that you understand not only PeopleSoft features but the business requirements that they support

Book Details

Language : English
Paperback : 412 pages [ 235mm x 191mm ]
Release Date : June 2011
ISBN : 1849681465
ISBN 13 : 9781849681469
Author(s) : Ranjeet Yadav
Topics and Technologies : All Books, Enterprise Products and Platforms, Oracle Applications, Enterprise, Oracle

Table of Contents

Chapter 1: PeopleSoft Financials Fundamentals
Chapter 2: PeopleSoft Security
Chapter 3: PeopleSoft Billing Module
Chapter 4: PeopleSoft Accounts Receivable Module
Chapter 5: PeopleSoft Asset Management Module
Chapter 6: PeopleSoft Accounts Payable Module
Chapter 7: PeopleSoft General Ledger Module
Chapter 8: PeopleSoft Expenses Module
Chapter 9: PeopleSoft Commitment Control
  • Chapter 1: PeopleSoft Financials Fundamentals
    • Understanding Chart of Accounts and chartfields
      • Implementation challenge
      • PeopleSoft chartfields
      • Chartfield configuration
        • Standard chartfield configuration
        • Advanced chartfield configuration
    • Understanding Business Units and SetID
      • Business Unit
      • Tableset ID
        • Scenario 1
        • Scenario 2
      • Configuring SetID
      • Configuring TableSet Control
    • Understanding accounting structure—Ledgers and Journals
      • Configuring ledgers and Journal Generator
        • Configuring ledger templates
        • Configuring ledgers
        • Configuring ledger groups
        • Configuring ledgers for a Business Unit
        • Configuring journal sources
        • Configuring accounting entry definitions
        • Configuring journal templates
    • Configuring banks
      • Configuring bank ID qualifiers
      • Configuring banks
      • Configuring bank branches
      • Configuring external bank accounts
    • Understanding User Preferences
      • Defining Overall Preferences
      • Defining Process Group preferences
      • Defining Billing User Preferences
      • Defining General Ledger User Preferences
      • Defining Payables User Preferences
      • Defining Receivables User Preferences
      • Defining Receivables Write-off and Discount User Preferences
    • Understanding Setup Manager
      • Implementation challenge
    • Summary
    • Chapter 2: PeopleSoft Security
      • Understanding user security
        • Implementation challenge
        • Solution
        • Configuring permission lists
        • Configuring roles
        • Configuring user profiles
      • Understanding row-level security
        • User ID level security
        • Permission list-level security
        • Specifying row-level security options
        • Applying security options
        • Defining row-level security values
          • Unit Security by Permission List
          • Unit Security by User ID
      • Summary
      • Chapter 3: PeopleSoft Billing Module
        • Understanding the invoice lifecycle
        • Entering bill data
          • Receiving bill data from other modules or external sources
            • Billing interface tables
            • Understanding Bill By Identifier
            • Billing Interface (BIIF0001) process
          • Entering online bills manually
        • Understanding billing batch processes
        • Performing invoice adjustments
          • Adjusting the entire bill
          • Adjusting selected bill lines
        • Deferred revenue processing and unbilled revenue accrual
          • Deferred revenue processing
          • Unbilled revenue accrual
        • Understanding important billing configurations
          • Configuring invoice number IDs
          • Configuring distribution codes
          • Configuring invoice formatting options
          • Configuring billing charge codes
          • Configuring discounts and surcharges
          • Configuring billing business unit
          • Configuring bill types
          • Configuring bill sources
        • Summary
        • Chapter 4: PeopleSoft Accounts Receivable Module
          • Understanding Accounts Receivable process flow
          • Understanding pending item accounting
            • System function ID
            • Understanding entry types and entry reasons
              • Configuring entry types and entry reasons
              • Item entry types and automatic entry types
              • Configuring item entry types
              • Configuring automatic entry types
          • Understanding pending item entry
            • Receivable Update process
          • Understanding item maintenance
            • Automatic maintenance
            • Maintenance worksheets
          • Understanding aging
            • Configuring aging ID
              • Dispute aging, Collection aging, and Deduction aging options
            • Executing aging batch process
          • Receiving customer payments
            • Entering payments manually
              • Entering regular deposits
              • Entering express deposits
            • Understanding electronic payments
              • Understanding lockbox payments
              • Understanding Excel spreadsheet payments
          • Understanding payment application
            • Understanding payment predictor
              • Item references
              • Configuring payment predictor method
              • Running the payment predictor process
            • Using payment worksheets
          • Customer correspondence
            • Customer statements
              • Configuring the statement ID
              • Running the customer statement multi-process job
              • Running the statement print multi-process job
            • Dunning letters
              • Configuring the letter codes
              • Configuring dunning ID
              • Running AR Dunning process
              • Running Dunning letter print process
          • Summary
          • Chapter 5: PeopleSoft Asset Management Module
            • Asset Management processes
            • Understanding important asset configurations
              • Configuring asset books
              • Configuring asset categories
              • Configuring asset profiles
              • Configuring cost types
              • Configuring transaction codes
              • Configuring accounting entry templates
              • Configuring depreciation conventions
                • Depreciation convention
                • Convention Builder
              • Configuring depreciation schedules
              • Configuring depreciation limits
            • Capital acquisition plans
            • Adding new assets
              • Online asset entry
                • Adding asset basic details
                • Adding express assets
                • Loading assets through interface
            • Processing depreciation
              • Running Depreciation Calculation process
              • Previewing depreciation information for assets
            • Understanding asset adjustments
            • Understanding asset retirements
              • Manual asset retirement
              • Auto-retirement of fully depreciated assets
            • Creating accounting entries
              • Accounting entry creation (AM_AMAEDIST) process
              • Depreciation Close (AM_DPCLOSE) process
            • Loading reporting tables
            • Reviewing open transactions
            • Summary
            • Chapter 6: PeopleSoft Accounts Payable Module
              • Understanding Accounts Payable process flow
              • Understanding Accounts Payable concepts
              • Understanding common configurations
                • Configuring accounting templates
                • Configuring voucher origins
                • Configuring miscellaneous charges
                • Configuring payment terms
              • Entering vouchers
                • Manual voucher entry
                • Voucher creation through automated interface
              • Understanding matching
                • Configuring match rule types
                • Configuring match rules
                • Configuring match rule control
                • Running the matching process
                • Match workbench
              • Posting vouchers
              • Maintaining vouchers
                • Deleting vouchers
                • Closing vouchers
                • Unposting vouchers
              • Processing payments
                • Configuring pay cycle steps
                • Configuring pay cycle step group
                • Specifying payment selection criteria
                • Running pay cycle using pay cycle manager
                  • Pay cycle exceptions section
                  • Resetting the pay cycle
                • Posting payments
                • Cancelling payments
                • Escheating payments
              • Withholding
                • Withholding configurations
                • Processing withholding
              • Summary
              • Chapter 7: PeopleSoft General Ledger Module
                • Understanding journal processing
                  • Journal creation
                    • Using the Journal Generator process
                    • Manual journal entry
                    • Understanding flat file journal entry
                  • Using the journal edit process
                  • Using the journal post process
                • Understanding interim and year-end closing
                  • Understanding the PeopleSoft configurations for closing process
                    • Creating chartfield value sets
                    • Configuring closing rules
                    • Configuring a closing process group
                    • Running closing process
                • Understanding allocations
                  • Allocation configurations
                    • Configuring an allocation step
                    • Configuring an allocation group
                  • Running the allocation process
                • Summary
                • Chapter 8: PeopleSoft Expenses Module
                  • Understanding expenses processes
                  • Understanding cash advance and expense report configurations
                    • Maintaining employee profiles
                      • Manually updating employee data
                      • Loading employee data from PeopleSoft HRMS
                    • Configuring cash advance sources
                    • Configuring expense types
                    • Configuring expense location amounts
                    • Configuring per diem ranges
                    • Configuring per diem amounts
                  • Understanding expenses approvals
                    • Defining approver types
                    • Defining transaction definitions
                    • Defining refining templates
                    • Defining privilege templates
                    • Configuring an approver profile
                    • Assigning approvers to approver profiles
                    • Configuring approver routing lists
                    • Putting it all together
                  • Interfacing external data with expenses
                    • Importing credit card data
                    • Importing benchmark data
                  • Creating cash advances
                    • Reconciling cash advances
                    • Cash advance actions
                      • Cash advance deletion
                      • Cash advance closing
                  • Processing expense reports
                    • Creating an expense report
                    • Verifying receipts
                    • Running the expense processes
                    • Payment processing
                  • Summary
                  • Chapter 9: PeopleSoft Commitment Control
                    • Understanding commitment control
                      • Defining control budgets
                      • Tracking expense transactions
                    • Commitment control configurations
                      • Enabling commitment control
                      • Setting up system-level commitment control options
                      • Defining commitment control ledgers and ledger groups
                      • Defining commitment control budget calendars
                      • Configuring tree definitions
                      • Configuring control budget definitions
                      • Defining commitment control transactions
                    • Entering and processing budgets
                      • Entering budget journals

                    Ranjeet Yadav

                    Ranjeet Yadav has been working in the IT industry for more than 10 years. He possesses professional experience of more than 8 years as a functional consultant with PeopleSoft finance and supply chain applications. He has worked on PeopleSoft implementations for many world class organizations and performed various roles such as PeopleSoft consultant, Module lead, Finance track lead and Project manager. Although his entry into the PeopleSoft world was rather accidental, he was quickly impressed by the deep impact such an ERP product can have on an organization's functioning. He finds the challenge of designing solutions for organizations' critical business problems quite exciting. Ranjeet holds an Electronics Engineering degree and a Post Graduate Diploma in Management with specialization in Information Systems from Indian Institute of Management,Lucknow. He is currently working with IBM India as a PeopleSoft consultant and Project manager.
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                    What you will learn from this book

                    • Understand the philosophy of a financial ERP system and PeopleSoft's approach
                    • Control access to system features for different users through security configuration
                    • Explore the customer invoicing process and configuration of the Billing module
                    • Track and process invoices by configuring the Accounts Receivable module
                    • Maintain and process your organization's fixed assets using the Asset Management module
                    • Process and disburse payments to the organization's vendors through Accounts Payable
                    • Process employees' expense reports through the Expenses module
                    • Record and process all accounting information in the General ledger
                    • Explore how organizations can perform budgeting activities through Commitment Control
                    • Perform implementation activities using the Setup Manager

                    In Detail

                    PeopleSoft financial management applications have been recognized as a leading ERP product across a wide range of industries that helps organizations automate their accounting operations, cut costs, and streamline business processes. They offer industry leading solutions for organizations' global needs, however complex they may be.

                    PeopleSoft Enterprise Financial Management 9.1 Implementation is probably the only learning resource for a novice practitioner, who may otherwise have to rely on thousands of pages of documentation for such a complex ERP system. This book covers all the crucial elements of PeopleSoft Financials—a business processes, configuration, and implementation guide. This is the ideal one-stop resource before entering the world of PeopleSoft implementation.

                    Beginning with the fundamentals of a generic financial ERP system, this book moves on to basic PeopleSoft concepts and then dives into discussing the individual modules in detail.

                    You will see how to leverage financial modules such as Billing, Accounts Receivable, Accounts Payable, Asset Management, Expenses, and General Ledger. Dedicated chapters discuss key PeopleSoft features such as application security and commitment control for budgeting. You will learn fundamental ERP concepts such as the chart of accounts, used by organizations for recording and reporting financial transactions, and how to implement them in PeopleSoft through chartfields, business units, and SetIDs.

                    A complete overview of PeopleSoft Financial application features, enabling you to implement them almost effortlessly


                    This step-by-step tutorial will take you through Oracle PeopleSoft Financial Management 9.1 and show you how to implement it into your business. It is written in an easy-to-read style, with a strong emphasis on real-world, practical examples with step-by-step explanations.

                    Who this book is for

                    This book will establish a solid foundation for your efforts to become a successful PeopleSoft Financials practitioner. If you are a functional implementation analyst, a business analyst, or a business user who plans to start using PeopleSoft applications, this book is for you. Reading this book will equip you with the basic skills to configure and maintain PeopleSoft financial applications.

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