Profit Center Budget Detail Report


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This report shows the details of financial amounts that are stored in the Profit Center cube. It focuses on budget figures on a more detailed level and compares these with other versions for one year on a single element or month.

Amounts can be shown in local currency or converted into one of the target currencies. The user can also enter comments.

Report Heading

The screenshot below points out the heading area of the Profit Center Budget 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 one forecast.

Version dimension, filter for Stylesheet attribute equals FC

Year (combobox)

Select a reporting period.

Elements matching the pattern yyyy, FYyyyy of Month dimension

Legal Entity (combobox)

Select one single legal entity or any consolidated element.

Legal Entity dimension

Currency (combobox)

Select local currency or one of the target currencies. The selection of local currency is only available for base elements or consolidated elements of the Legal Entity dimension having a common 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.

Profit Center (combobox)

 Select one profit center or any consolidated element.  Profit Center dimension

Suppress Zero Lines (checkbox)

Hide the Partner Entity and Cost Object which doesn’t have a value in the current selection.

Data filter factors the following elements:

  • Previous year, Budget, Forecast x+y elements of Version dimension
  • 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 Profit Center dimension related to selected value in Profit Center combobox
  • All Partner Profit Centers element of Partner Profit Centerdimension
  • All Partner Cost Object Element of Partner Cost Object dimension
  • Elements of Currency dimension related to selected value in Currency combobox 
  • Input and Posted element of Profit Center_measuredimension. 
  • Value for slice operator 0 or 9999999

Monthly (checkbox)

Show monthly values instead of a single value for the entire year. 

Monthly elements are descendants of the selected year in the range yyyy-01yyyy-12

Single element for the entire year is yyyy-˜

Show Account No. (checkbox)

Display the number along with the name in the row label column for Partner Entity and Cost Object Switch between Name or ID_Name attribute of Partner Entityand Cost Object dimension.
Profit Center Budget (link) Link to Profit Center Budget Report  

Report Columns

The columns displayed in the report depend on the selections made in the PoV area. The screenshot below shows a report displaying Forecast 3+9, with the options Suppress Zero Lines and Show Account No. selected. 

Below are descriptions of the columns in the Profit Center Budget Report. Note: the month columns are only visible if the Monthly option in the PoV area is checked. 




Row Label

Partner Entity and Cost Object shown as localized name

Partner Entity and Cost Object dimensions descendants of a preselected element, implemented with hierarchy and data filters.

Area visualization of version

Fill and border style for version

Stylesheet attribute of Version dimension


Previous year value

Previous Year element of Version dimension and Adjustment and Posted element of Profit Center_measure

FC x+y

Forecast x+y value, the most recent forecast

Element of the Version dimension selected in the Version combobox  and Input and Posted element of Profit Center_measure


Percentage change of Budget to Previous Year

(BudgetPrevious Year) / Previous Year

yyyy (entry) Yearly figure for selected budget yyyy-˜ element of Month dimension and Input or Input and Posted element of Profit Center_measure depends on the stored value in the Allocation attribute of the PC Account dimension.
MMM Monthly figures for selected budget. Note: these columns appear only when Monthly checkbox has been activated in PoV area. Element of Month dimension related to settings in Year combobox Input or Input and Posted element of Profit Center_measure depends on the stored value in the Allocation attribute of the PC Account dimension.

ΔFC x+y%

Percentage change of Budget to Forecast x+y value

(BudgetForecast) / Forecast


Entry of comment

Comment element of Profit Center_measure dimension