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SAP S4/HANA Cloud: Import the general ledger into Mindbridge

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This guide will cover the process of importing a SAP S4/HANA Cloud General Ledger into MindBridge.

Configuration details

Note that the General Ledger column mapping section of this guide is based on data exported using our SAP S4/HANA Cloud: Export the general ledger.

Import Data

  1. Import your General Ledger file into MindBridge, either through the File Manager, or by importing directly to the General Ledger section on the Data page.

    mindbridge general ledger analysis page with Browse button highlighted

  2. Follow the steps in the ingestion wizard until you reach the section titled Column Mapping General Ledger. If you followed the export guide then all the columns that can be mapped within MindBridge will be included in your general ledger. Below is a table which shows the MindBridge columns and their corresponding SAP S4/HANA Cloud columns.
MindBridge Column SAP S4/HANA Cloud Field Fields Used in MindBridge Used in Analytics* Notes
Account ID G/L Account Required Yes  
Effective Date Posting Date Required Yes Appears in format MM/DD/YYYY
Amount Amount in Company Currency Required Yes  
Transaction ID Journal Entry Recommended** Yes Please refer to our Transaction ID guide if one is not readily available. Also see note ** below this table.
Memo Journal Entry Item Text Recommended Yes This will enable the Empty Text control point and allow you to see the memo field for each transaction/entry
Account Description G/L Account Long Name Optional No Can be left out as this field will be picked up from the Chart of Accounts
Type Journal Entry Type Optional Yes  
User ID Journal Entry Created By Optional No Use to sort and filter results for reports
Entered Date Journal Entry Date Optional Yes Appears in format M/D/YYYY H:M am/pm

* Optional columns, even if not used in the analytics, can be included for filtering and other visualizations, as indicated under Notes.

** Transaction ID is required but does not necessarily need to be in one single column. In the Review Data step of the ingestion process, MindBridge will recommend a transaction ID based on your data, or you can choose and/or combine different columns to create one. For more information: Understand Transaction ID and data integrity.

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