Functions and features
EXA OTP is the direct result of well-known market demands and user requirements together with tax, TP, finance, and business objectives.
Components for monitoring, early intervention and much more…
Explore all OTP Components, functionalities and features. See what can be achieved now when it comes to tax compliance and process efficiency in TP.
Automatically generated forecast projections help to assess expected local profits to avoid year-end adjustments. Suggested values for new product prices can be managed across borders via integrated workflows using standard SAP components. Once approved, updated TPs can be pushed back to the sender’s as well as the receiver’s SAP ERP/SAP S/4HANA system. At the end of a year, the dataset with consistent transaction matrices, segmented P&Ls, etc. can be used for TP documentation purposes in master or local files. Having all IC agreements ready in a central repository increase efficiency to a next level.
Flexibly configure entities, charts of accounts, product hierarchies, material assignments, transaction groups, TP methods, TP functions, and profit level indicators. OTP also has an inbuilt, easy-to-use OPEX allocation engine.
Configure transaction groups, functions, and trade partners according to tax/TP needs
Customize TP methods and margins per transaction relationship
Define and assign PLIs per transaction group, segment, and business line
Customize business process roles and responsibilities by entity, region, and division
User applications in modern UI style with highly intuitive app labeling
Flexible configuration and PLI modelling options
Define customs duty-related implications and set DSI parameters
Configure and/or map charts of accounts and connect product master data
Allocate overhead costs (OPEX, e.g. SG&A expenses) on account level with flexible rules
Multiple options to adapt to specific client requirements through EXA custom development
Provides a preconfigured set of group and local entity insights on financial flows and bottom line results segmented to Transfer Pricing criteria and features an interactive intercompany map, segmented P&L statements, and a management dashboard.
Access the reporting dashboard which contains all key information for efficient tax risk monitoring
Display segmented P&L reports with trading partners including monitoring of margins
Monitor transactions on global, regional, country, entity, and material/function level
Gain insight into all intercompany transactions including volumes and drill-down options
Compare actual local entity results with arm’s length pricing policy
View the year-to-date compliance status around the world
Multiple filter criteria and drill-down options
Globally transparent allocation results of all SGA/OPEX accounts
Reporting outputs in an easy-to-understand layout
Additional configurable reports focusing on e.g. customs exposures and tax risks
Analyze your data using various deep-dive capabilities, such as a margin analysis down to SKU level and invoice line item. Learn more about statistics and pricing history based on third-party sales price storage and intercompany price database.
Ready-to-use reports/analytics templates e.g. on systems profit splits
Intercompany & third-party price database with flexible analytics
Display an overview of your TP-related value chains for user-friendly analysis
Display a comprehensive view of value flows
Analyze transactions interactively and flexibly
Deep-dive browsing into aggregated transactions per transaction group/partner
Enhanced analytics, price traceability, and integrated audit trails
To support high quality in price setting on material item level, EXA OTP offers an automated projection feature, enabling OTP managers to consider and edit the extrapolated database to produce a forecast and improve the intercompany pricing over the course of a year.
Run P&L simulations on product/transaction group and entity level with integrated logic
Use projection functions to make well-informed price update decisions
Run scenarios including defined top-down parameter setting on the fly
Modify pre-populated data with manual input
Run ETR simulations for projected year-end scenarios
Forecast TP deviations and possible year-end adjustments using advanced technologies
Provides an efficient price setting process for multiple or single items. Supported by customizable approval workflows, the proposed price can be managed and overseen until the last step of execution, often locally at intercompany trading entities to meet arm’s length profitability.
Determine price mechanisms using various process options
Monitor the price setting impact, simulations, proactive steering results
Automated TP calculation on material level
Consideration of compliance requirements, customs rules
Price setting strategies applicable (e.g. higher/lower range)
Push-back capabilities of Transfer Price updates
Configure/customize interfaces for price data uploads back to financial systems
consists of a central IC contract database through which all intercompany agreements of an MNE can be managed and monitored globally with regard to terms and notice periods and administered consistently incl. attribute assignments that are particularly relevant from a TP perspective.
Automatic and continuous logging in an audit-ready manner
An integrated template library, containing IC contract templates (e.g. approved by HQs legal/tax team)
A wide range of search and analysis options, dashboard functions show any need for action in good time
Automatically recognize upcoming notice period deadlines and expiry dates
Maintain contractually regulated IC transaction relationship type and the type of economic obligations
Various status tracking options from “drafting”, “under review” to “active”, “terminated” and “closed”
supports and automates using SAP Fiori application “My Inbox” other OTP component’s business processes, in particular a series of activities and steps that require human intervention, such as approvals, quality checks, data requests, information confirmation, auto-reminders and similar activities.
As a tile in the SAP Fiori launchpad to enable easy processing of tasks
Role-based and personalized design to browse, sort and filter tasks requiring action
Adaptable to multiple TP processes e.g. price-setting results, contract requests or approvals
Mass actions enabling processing several tasks of the same type (e.g. mass price approvals)
Flexible decision options that need to be displayed (e.g. approve or reject)
Unique and intuitive user experience with consistent look and feel and navigation