Profit Center Allocation Step

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This report displays the configuration of the allocation steps to move amounts between profit centers or between cost objects (aka cost units) within the Profit Center Cube. The definition of all allocation processes is held in the Allocation Configuration Cube.

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Title

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Subtitle

Current Parameters selection.

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Link

Link to the Profit Center Allocation Configuration report.  

Report Input Fields

Allocation by Allocation Key

 The screenshot below shows a report displaying the allocation configuration between two profit centers using allocation keys to distribute costs. 

Fields on the root level

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Description

Implementation

 Allocation Method Indicates the type of allocation step that was selected to allocate costs between profit centers or cost objects. Allocation Method element of the Allocation Configuration_measure dimension
Step Iterations  Input cell for the number of times a step within the selected allocation method should be repeated. Step Iterations element of the Allocation Configuration_measure dimension. 
Fields in the Primary Cost Section

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Description

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Partner Entity Operator Defines the nature of the Primary Cost Partner Entity filter.  Primary Cost Partner Entity Operator element of the Allocation Configuration_measure dimension. See article Allocation Configuration Cube for valid values.
Partner Entity Filters the values in the Partner Entity dimension.  Primary Cost Partner Entity element of the Allocation Configuration_measure dimension. The valid values depend on the Primary Cost Partner Entity Operator element. 
Profit Center Operator Defines the nature of the Primary Cost Profit Center filter. 

Primary Cost Profit Center Operator element of the Allocation Configuration_measure dimension. The valid values are the same as described above for the Partner Entity Operator

Profit Center Filters the values in the Profit Center dimension. Primary Cost Profit Center element of the Allocation Configuration_measure dimension. The valid values depend on the Primary Cost Profit Center Operator element. 
Partner Profit Center Operator  Defines the nature of the Primary Cost Partner Profit Center filter.  Primary Cost Partner Profit Center Operator element of the Allocation Configuration_measure dimension. The valid values are the same as described above for the Partner Entity Operator.
Partner Profit Center  Filters the values in the Partner Profit Center dimension. Primary Cost Partner Profit Center element of the Allocation Configuration_measure dimension. The valid values depend on the Primary Cost Partner Profit Center Operator element. 
Cost Object Operator Defines the nature of the Primary Cost Cost Object filter.  Primary Cost Cost Object Operator element of the Allocation Configuration_measure dimension. The valid values are the same as described above for the Partner Entity Operator.
Cost Object  Filters the values in the Cost Object dimension. Primary Cost Cost Object element of the Allocation Configuration_measure dimension. The valid values depend on the Primary Cost Cost Object Operator element. 
Partner Cost Object Operator Defines the nature of the Primary Cost Partner Cost Object filter. Primary Cost Partner Cost Object Operator element of the Allocation Configuration_measure dimension. The valid values are the same as described above for the Partner Entity Operator.
Partner Cost Object Filters the values in the Partner Cost Object dimension. Primary Cost Partner Cost Object element of the Allocation Configuration_measure dimension. The valid values depend on the Primary Cost Partner Cost Object Operator element.
PC Account  Filters the values in the PC Account dimension. Primary Cost PC Account element of the Allocation Configuration_measure dimension. The valid values are element names of this dimension.
Percentage Portion of the values to be allocated. The default is 1 (100%).  Primary Cost Percentage element of the Allocation Configuration_measure dimension. The valid values are floating point values in the range 0…1. 
Fields in the Allocation Key Section

Field

Description

Implementation

 PC Account This field is only valid if the allocation method is Alloc-PC-Intra or Alloc-CO-Intra. Filters the values on the PC Account dimension.  Allocation Key PC Account element of the Allocation Configuration_measure dimension. The valid values are element names of this dimension.
 Currency This field is only valid if the allocation method is Alloc-PC-Intra or Alloc-CO-Intra. Filters the values on the Currency dimension. Valid values are element names of this dimension (e.g. LC). Allocation Key Currency element of the Allocation Configuration_measure dimension. The valid values are element names of this dimension (e.g. LC). 
 Filter Type Filters elements of the allocation dimension (the Profit Center dimension if allocation method is Equal-PC-Intra or  Alloc-PC-Intra or the Cost Object dimension if allocation method is Equal-CO-Intra or Alloc-CO-Intra). Allocation Key Filter Type element of the Allocation Configuration_measure dimension. See article Allocation Configuration Cube for valid values.
Dimension Filter Operator This field is only valid if the Allocation Key Filter Type measure is set to dimension. Defines the nature of the Allocation Key Dimension Filter. Allocation Key Dimension Filter Operator element of the Allocation Configuration_measure dimension. The valid values are the same as described above for the Primary Cost Partner Entity Operator measure.  
Dimension Filter  This field is only valid if the Allocation Key Filter Type measure is set to dimension. Filters the values on the allocation dimension (the Profit Center or the Cost Object dimension).  Allocation Key Dimension Filter element of the Allocation Configuration_measure dimension. he valid values depend on the Allocation Key Dimension Filter Operator measure. 
Fields in the Secondary Cost Section

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Description

Implementation

 PC Account Discharge Indicates the account to store the discharged amount.  Secondary Cost PC Account Discharge element of the Allocation Configuration_measure dimension. Valid values are base elements of the PC Account dimension.
 PC Account Charge Indicates the account to store the charged amount.  Secondary Cost PC Account Charge element of the Allocation Configuration_measure dimension. Valid values are base elements of the PC Account dimension.

 

Allocation by Service Relationships

The screenshot below shows a report displaying the allocation configuration between two profit centers using service relationships to distribute costs.

Fields on the root level

Field

Description

Implementation

 Allocation Method Indicates the type of allocation step that was selected to allocate costs between profit centers or cost objects. Allocation Method element of the Allocation Configuration_measure dimension
Step Iterations  Input cell for the number of times a step within the selected allocation method should be repeated. Step Iterations element of the Allocation Configuration_measure dimension. 
Fields in the Service Relationships Section

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Description

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Partner Entity Operator Defines the nature of the Service Relationships Partner Entity filter.  Service Relationships Partner Entity Operator element of the Allocation Configuration_measure dimension. See article Allocation Configuration Cube for valid values.
Partner Entity Filters the values in the Partner Entity dimension. Service Relationships Partner Entity element of the Allocation Configuration_measure dimension. The valid values depend on the Primary Cost Partner Entity Operator element. 
Profit Center Operator Defines the nature of the Service Relationships Profit Center filter.

Service Relationships Profit Center Operator element of the Allocation Configuration_measure dimension. The valid values are the same as described above for the Partner Entity Operator.

Profit Center Filters the values in the Profit Center dimension. Service Relationships Profit Center element of the Allocation Configuration_measure dimension. The valid values depend on the Primary Cost Profit Center Operator element. 
Partner Profit Center Operator Defines the nature of the Service Relationships Partner Profit Center filter.  Service Relationships Partner Profit Center Operator element of the Allocation Configuration_measure dimension. The valid values are the same as described above for the Partner Entity Operator.
Partner Profit Center  Filters the values in the Partner Profit Center dimension. Service Relationships Partner Profit Center element of the Allocation Configuration_measure dimension. The valid values depend on the Service Relationships Partner Profit Center Operator element. 
Cost Object Operator Defines the nature of the Service Relationships Cost Object filter.  Service Relationships Cost Object Operator element of the Allocation Configuration_measure dimension. The valid values are the same as described above for the Partner Entity Operator.
Cost Object  Filters the values in the Cost Object dimension. Service Relationships Cost Object element of the Allocation Configuration_measure dimension. The valid values depend on the Service Relationships Cost Object Operator element. 
Partner Cost Object Operator Defines the nature of the Service Relationships Partner Cost Object filter. Service Relationships Partner Cost Object Operator element of the Allocation Configuration_measure dimension. The valid values are the same as described above for the Partner Entity Operator.
Partner Cost Object Filters the values in the Partner Cost Object dimension. Service Relationships Partner Cost Object element of the Allocation Configuration_measure dimension. The valid values depend on the Service Relationships Partner Cost Object Operator element.
PC Account  Filters the values on the PC Account dimension. Service Relationships PC Account element of the Allocation Configuration_measure dimension. The valid values are element names of this dimension.
Percentage Portion of the values to be allocated. The default is 1 (100%).  Service Relationships Percentage element of the Allocation Configuration_measure dimension. The valid values are floating point values in the range 0…1. 
Filter Type Filter elements of the cross-charge dimension (the Profict Center dimension if allocation method is IAA-PC-Intra or the Cost Object dimension if allocation method is IAA-CO-Intra).  Service Relationships Filter Type element of the Allocation Configuration_measure dimension. See article Allocation Configuration Cube for valid values.
Fields in the Service Rate Section

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Description

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 PC Account Account holding the service rate. The service rate must be stored on the base elements of the provider of the allocation dimension (Profit Center if allocation method is IAA-PC-Intra or Cost Object if allocation method is IAA-CO-Intra).  Service Rate PC Account element of the Allocation Configuration_measure dimension. Valid values are elements of the PC Accountdimension. 
 Currency Filters the values on the Currency dimension. 

Service Rate Currency element of the Allocation Configuration_measure dimension. Valid values are element names of this dimension (e.g. LC). 

Fields in the Secondary Cost Section

Field

Description

Implementation

 PC Account Discharge Indicates the account to store the discharged amount.  Secondary Cost PC Account Discharge element of the Allocation Configuration_measure dimension. Valid values are base elements of the PC Account dimension.
 PC Account Charge Indicates the account to store the charged amount.  Secondary Cost PC Account Charge element of the Allocation Configuration_measure dimension. Valid values are base elements of the PC Account dimension.
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