Technical Name: 0ROLE_0033

Task Field

An accountant is responsible for the area of general ledger accounting. His or her task field consists of:

  • Processing G/L account master data
  • Entering G/L account postings in the general ledger
  • Creating tax returns
  • Carrying out monthly, quarterly, and annual closing operations
  • Reconciling the general ledger with the subledgers and other companies


Tasks in the Business Information Warehouse

In order that the accountant can accomplish these tasks, BW makes business content information available in workbooks. Every task corresponds to a cluster from one or more workbooks. The workbooks contain one or more queries that yield the relevant information.

The following workbooks are available for the tasks of the accountant:

Task (Cluster)


G/L accounts, structured

G/L accounts: Balances, structured – quarterly breakdown

G/L accounts: Balances, structured – accumulated, comparison with previous year

G/L accounts

G/L accounts: Balances – accumulated, comparison with previous year

G/L accounts: Balances – quarterly breakdown