Cost Center Cube

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Amounts attributable to a cost center (mainly costs, sometimes also revenue) are maintained in a Cost Center cube, which consists of the following dimensions:

  • Version: See article Version Dimension
  • Month: See article Month Dimension
  • Legal Entity: See article Legal Entity Dimension
  • Currency: see article Fact Cube Using Currency Conversion
  • Cost Center
    Element Definition
    Hierarchy consisting of cost centers. The hierarchy breaks down into the level used for planning and reporting of cost center amounts.
    All Cost Centers Total of all cost types, broken down by an organisational hierarchy. Typical levels are legal entities, segments, divisions, regions, etc., The base level elements are the individual cost centers.
    All Functional Areas Total of all cost types, broken down by the functional areas. More granular levels can include department, legal entity, etc., The base level elements are the individual cost centers.
  • Cost Type:
    Element Definition
    Hierarchy consisting of cost types. The hierarchy breaks down into the level used for planning and reporting of cost center amounts.
    All Cost Types Total of all cost types.
  • Cost Center_measure:
    Element Definition
    Input The main element to store facts from import procedures or manual input. (numeric)
    Adjustment Element to manually enter adjustments to the amount posted in financial accounting. Used only for actuals. (numeric)
    Adjusted Total of Input and Adjustment. (consolidated element)
    Comment Additional explanation of the planned amounts stored in Input or on the performance of actual figures and their adjustments. (string)
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