• No Hierarchy for Fund Center and Commitment Item : Easy for budgeting and planning.
  • BCS has three different Budget Category (Payment Budget / Commitment Budget / Financial Budget) : These can be used as per business requirements
  • User Define Budget type can have better control on budget preparation and reporting (like original Budget , transfer budget, carry forward budget etc)
  • Multiple level of Availability control – Powerful AVC
  • Budget Key figure can be used for reporting triggering workflow etc, (Like : If budget entry document is for more than INR 10,000… it should go for workflow approval..)
  • Status Management : control budget preparation cycle, authorization control
  • Future developments in the area of FM to be on BCS only
  • Centrally controlled – Powerful and flexible tool available for fund centre and commitment item determination
  • Flexibility and scalability of AVC since data is stored in different ledger than budget
  • Flexibility of workflow in budget release process
  • Budget type functionality is available like entered budget, released budget, consumed budget etc
  • Flexibility of authorization control during transaction
  • Various BADI and enhancement tools available
  • Data retraction functionality is available from BI-IP to BCS ie planning data can be converted into budgeting