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CLOSING COCKPIT Closing Cockpit enables you to create a structured interface for executing transactions and programs that

form part of complex processes, such as closing processes. The structural layout supports processes within the company code, as well as scenarios affecting multiple organisational structures. Purpose Closing Cockpit can be used as a tool in particular in cases where, 1) Activities recur periodically. 2) More than one person responsible is involved. 3) The activities are performed with in a process that has a fixed chronological sequence or is determined by dependencies. 4) The activities need to be supported by a shared, uniform interface for all involved. 5) The status of all periodic activities needs to be documented and made transparent and available for all involved. Steps involved Import template from schedule manager. 2) Create task lists as per periodic occurrence. 3) Schedule a task. 4) Monitor the task.
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1) Import template from schedule manager. Use transaction code CLOCOC or Use the path Accounting>Financial accounting>General edger>Periodic processing>Closing>Closing cockpit.

From the Template /Task list menu select Import template from schedule manager.

Click and select the names for RFC link, Task list, Closing hierarchy as following (copied from schedule manager task lists).

Click on It shows the template copied from schedule manager as shown below

Click on Fill the details as shown below

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2) Create task lists as per periodic occurrence. From the Template/task list menu select Create task lists.

Give the fields as given below.

Click on It shows Monthly tasks scheduled under the template as given below

To select a particular periods task list double click on the task list.

Click on It shows the list of tasks scheduled for that period.

To change or check the key date for the task list select the task list and click on basic data .

It shows you the basic data of the task list including key date, description of the task list, closing type, fiscal year, posting period, status of the task list.

3) Schedule a task. To schedule a task, right click on the selected task and select Schedule Tasks

or select the task and click on

The task is scheduled at the defined time and key date 4) Monitor the task Status of the tasks when they are successfully created (List display)

Status of the tasks when they are successfully created (Monitor display)

Click on

to toggle between list display and monitor display.

To check the statuses of the task individually double click on the task.

Here we can find the status of the task as ended/warning/error, and Program variant, person responsible, program name, planned start time, planned end time, planned duration, spool, job log, batch input etc.