Cost Center Legal Entity Breakdown Report


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This report shows financial amounts for a group of companies that are stored in the Cost Center cube. It analyzes data for the selected company and subordinate company groups.

Report Heading

The screenshot below points out the heading area of the Cost Center Legal Entity Breakdown report.The report heading updates dynamically as various reporting options are selected. The logo can be changed in Administration; see Configuring Design Elements for more on report design.

The heading area of the report displays the following fields:

Field Description  Implementation


Name of the report

Name of the report in Report Designer


Current PoV selection

Localized subtitle will update as PoV selections are made


Show/hide PoV widget

Click on the arrow to display or hide point-of-view selections

Point of View (PoV) Options

The content of the report can be customized using the PoV options, which can be viewed by clicking the blue arrow at the top of the report.   

The available options are described below: 

PoV Option



Version (combobox)

Select a version.

Version dimension

Month (combobox)

Select a reporting period (can be a year, or a month in a given year).

Elements matching the pattern yyyy, FYyyyy, FYyyyy-MM, or yyyy-MM of Month dimension

Legal Entity (combobox)

Select a consolidated legal entity element.

Consolidated elements of the Legal Entity dimension

Currency (combobox)

Select local currency or one of the target currencies. The selection of local currency is only available if the selected Legal Entity element has a common local currency.

Elements of Currency dimension matching the pattern LC and elements starting with a >  (e.g. > EUR).

LC is only available if a local currency is stored (not empty) in the Currency attribute for the selected element of the Legal Entity dimension.

Cost Center

Select one single cost center or any consolidated element Cost Center dimension

Suppress zero lines (checkbox)

Hide accounts not having any value in the current selection.

Data filter factors the following elements:

  • Element of Version dimension related to selected value in Version combobox
  • Element of Month dimension related to settings in Month combobox
  • Elements of Legal Entity dimension related to selected value in Legal Entity combobox
  • Elements of Currency dimension related to selected value in Currency combobox 
  • Value for slice operator 0 or 9999999

Year-to-date (checkbox)

Display cumulated financial data.

Shows values for the selected month, otherwise value per yyyy-MM_YTD or  FYyyyy-MM_YTD of Month dimension.

Show Account No. (checkbox)

Display the account number along with the cost type name in the row label column.

Switch between Name or ID_Name attribute of Cost Type dimension.

Report Columns

The columns displayed in the report depend on the Legal Entity selection. The screenshot below shows a report displaying Forecast 3+9 and Comparison Forecast 6+6, with the option “Suppress Zero Lines” selected. 

Below are descriptions of the columns in the Cost Center Legal Entity Breakdown Report.




Row Label

Account shown as localized name

Cost Type dimension descendants of a preselected Element.

Area visualization of version  Fill and border style for version Stylesheet attribute of Version dimension. Note: these border styles are not customizable.

Total Group

Selected consolidated Legal Entity element

Selected element of Legal Entity combobox of the Legal Entity dimension

Legal Entities

All legal entities under the selected Legal Entity element

Descendants of selected element of Legal combobox in the Legal Entity dimension