Create Account group in SAP FICO

Define Account Group in SAP

The following steps will guide you how to create Account Group in SAP by images and you can create as per customer requirements

Define Account Group: – Chart of Accounts contains various types of accounts, to manage and control a large number of G/L Accounts better in SAP, they are arranged in account groups. The Accounts group must be specify while creating G/L accounts.

Account Group Determines: –

  • The Interval in which the GL accounts numbers must be defined.
  • Creation of GL codes depends upon specified number range that is assigned to account group in SAP
  • Which field required and optional entries  when creating and changing master records
  • Which field is suppressed when creating and changing master data?

So, here we are configuring the following accounts groups


COA Account Group       Name From Account To Account
ADAR SCPL Share Capital 100000 119999
ADAR RSPL Reserves & Surplus 120000 129999
ADAR ACDN Current Liabilities and Provisions 130000 139999
ADAR SCLN Secured loan 140000 149999
ADAR UNLN Unsecured loan 150000 159999
ADAR ACDP Accumulated Depreciation 160000 169999
ADAR FAAC Fixed Assets Account 170000 179999
ADAR CUAS Current Assets 180000 189999
ADAR LOAD Loans and Advances 190000 199999
ADAR SALE Sales & operating Revenues 200000 219999
ADAR OTIN Other Incomes 200000 229999
ADAR INCR Increase / Decrease in Stocks 220000 239999
ADAR RMCO Raw material consumptions 230000 249999
ADAR PREX Personnel expenditure 240000 259999
ADAR MFEX Manufacturing expenses 250000 269999
ADAR ADMIN Administration expenses 260000 279999
ADAR INTR Interest 270000 289999
ADAR DEPR Depreciation 280000 299999
ADAR INTX Income Tax Expenses 290000 319999


The following steps to define Accounts Group in SAP: –

Transaction Code: – OBD4

IMG Menu Path: – SAP Implementation Guide – > Financial Accounting – > G/L Accounting – > GL Accounts – > Master Data – > Preparations – > Define Account Group

Step 1: – Enter T-Code SPRO in the SAP command field


Step 2:  – Select SAP Reference IMG

Account group in SAP


Step 3: – In next screen follow the menu path for define account group in SAP

Account group in SAP


Step 4: – Select new entries to create new G/L account groups

Account group in SAP


Step 5: – Update the following fields and press enter

  • Chrt/Accts: – Enter Chart of Account key
  • Acct Group: – Enter Account Group
  • Name: – update the Account group
  • From Acct: – Enter from Account number i.e. starting account number of account group in SAP
  • To Acct: – Enter to Account number i.e. end of account number of account group in SAP

Account group in SAP


Step 6: – so after updating the data save the data by clicking save icon.


So, finally the Account Group is successfully configured in SAP.

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