The Cash Management field in SAP FI is used to manage cash flows and to ensure that you have sufficient liquidity to cover your payment obligations.
SAP FI Cash Management is a sub-component of Financial Supply Chain Management. It can be integrated with a range of other SAP components.
Example − The liquidity forecast – in a medium- to long-term liquidity trend – integrates expected incoming and outgoing payments in financial accounting, purchase, and sales.
SAP FI Cash Management Incomings area covers the following topics −
Compare payment advices, "Interest calculation "and "Returned vendor checks" are dealt with the Checks topic.
Cash concentration can be found in the Planning topic. Planning also deals with the "payment program", "payment requests", "bill of exchange presentation", "memo record "and "telephone list".
The tools topic covers the "distribution" to cash management systems.
The Information System topic deals among other things with the "Liquidity forecast."
Further topics include: Payment advice journal, Compare and check "and "Reconciliation with cash management.
In the Environment area, you will find functions for transferring market data to the SAP system. Market data can be transferred using the file interface, real-time data feed, or via a spreadsheet.