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Financial Statement Version configuration in SAP

Financial statement versions helps to group all the related accounts to get the Balance sheet and Income statement for the purpose of reporting. SAP systems uses the financial statement version (FSV) that assigned to the company code when creating the balance sheet and P&L reports.

You can maintain financial statement versions as per organization requirements. SAP systems has come with standard financial statement version for all countries. So you can use those standard version if your business requirements are limited or you can create new FSV as per business requirements.

The following SAP FICO training tutorials guides how to maintain financial statement versions in SAP Fico step by step. You can maintain the financial statement versions by using the following navigation method.

Simg>> Financial Accounting >> General Ledger Accounting >> Business Transactions >> Closing >> Document >> Define Financial Statement Versions.

What are the configuration to be done before creating Financial Statement Versions

  •   Chart of Accounts (COA)

  •          General Ledger Accounts

Financial Statement Version configuration Steps

Step 1:

Enter transaction code “OB58" and press enter.

Step 2:

On change view “Financial Statement Versions” Overview screen, a list of standard versions are displayed. Here you can create new versions by copying from existing standard version or creating new version with your own settings.

Click on “New entries” to maintain new FSV. 

Financial Statement Version configuration Steps



Step 3:

On new entries screen, update the following details.

Fin. Stmt.Version:

1.     Enter the new four digits key that identifies the financial statement versions in SAP.


1.     Update the descriptive name of the FSV.

Maint. language: –

1.     Update the language key, in which language your financial statement to be maintain.

Item Keys Auto:

1.     Item keys are linked to financial statement items in the FSV. This indicator determines the item keys to be assign automatically or manually. Its recommended to to check this option so that item keys are assign automatically.

Chart of Accounts:

1.     Enter the COA that you want tag to financial statement version.

Group Account number:

1.     Select this indicator to assign account number from the group char of accounts. This configuration is valid only if we are using consolidation functionality.


1.     Select this indicator to use the functional area organizational elements. It helps to maintain alternative group costs. 

Financial Statement Version configuration Steps

Step 4:

Click on “Fin.statement items” to configure the financial statement items.

On create items, add all the asset items for commercial balance sheet(here we are maintaining item for asset). Press enter to continue. 

Financial Statement Version configuration Steps


Go to Transaction Code F.01 to View Financial Statement :

Enter Chart of Account, Company Code, Ledger , FS version, Reporting Year & Period :

F.01 to View Financial Statement
Financial Statement Version configuration Steps

Execute -

F.01 to View Financial Statement

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