How to create cost element group in SAP

You can create cost element group in SAP controlling by using sap menu path or transaction code (tcode) KAH1 navigation method. Refer below procedure steps how to define cost element groups in SAP systems step by step.

Transaction code : – KAH1

SAP Menu Path: – Accounting >> Controlling > Cost center accounting > Master data > Cost element group > create.

Creation of cost element groups in SAP

CELMT_PRIMTK Primary Cost Elements
CELMT_SCNDTK Secondary Cost Elements
TKRIM_COSTTK Cost Elements
CCOST_RMCSTK Raw Material Consumption cost
CCOST_PRSNTK Personal Cost
TKRIM_REVNTK Revenue Elements
CCOST_MFGNTK Manufacturing Cost
CCOST_FNCHTK Financial Charges
CCOST_SLDTTK Sales & Distribution cost
CCOST_OTCSTK Other Indirect Cost

Step 1 : – Enter SAP Tcode “KAH1” on sap easy access command field and press enter.

SAP transaction code KAH1

Step 2 : – Now a screen open for entering the controlling area key, enter controlling area “TK01” that you like to create cost element group in SAP.

controlling area for cost element group

Step 3 : – On create cost element groups: initial screen, enter the key that identifies the cost element group in SAP CO. After you update the element group key, press enter to continue

Create cost element group in SAP CO

Step 4 : – On create cost element group structure screen, update the descriptive name of group in the given field.

Step 5 : – Place the cursor on TKCEGROUP key and click on lower level button.

Cost element group lower level

Update as CELMT_PRIM : TK Primary Cost Elements and press enter.

primary cost elements group key

Now place the cursor on CELMT_PRIM and click on same level button and update as

CELMT_SECOND : TK Secondary Cost Elements

Create Cost Element Group in SAP

Similarly assign cost elements group under primary cost elements as shown below.

Now assign cost element to the groups by putting cursor on group and click on cost element.

cost element group SAP structure

In Same procedure created cost elements can be assigned to a particular cost element group in SAP.