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1901180 - Error: No Financial Companies Found In The System. Check Fin Company Set Up


While executing a financials report, you are getting following errors.

  1. No Financial companies found in the system. Check Fin company set up
  2. Report inconsistent. It cannot be started.

You may get this error for the below reports:

  • Earned Profit Overview for Dashboard
  • Earned Profit Overview for KPI
  • Order Profit Overview for Dashboards
  • Profit Analysis - Company
  • Profit Detail by Contribution Margin Scheme
  • Profit Overview by Key Figure
  • Net Revenue


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Reproducing the Issue

  1. Go to the Business Analytics work center
  2. Go to the Design Reports view
  3. Search and open the related report.

The error messages are displayed.


For the mentioned reports, Contribution Margin Scheme is mandatory field. System will determine this field from the activity Set of Books. In this activity you have not maintained Contribution Margin Scheme field and system is not able to determine it. Hence while opening the report system gives you error.


If you are using any of the following reporting principles then it is not allowed to set the Contribution Margin Scheme.

  1. Profit Center and segment
  2. Profit Center or Segment with balancing
  3. Profit Center or segment with clearing

Contribution Margin Scheme field is only allowed if the Reporting Principle of the Set Of Books includes cost related reporting.

If you are using cost related reporting principle then kindly follow the below mentioned steps to resolve the issue.

  1. Go to the Business Configuration work center.
  2. Go to the Implementation Projects view.
  3. Select the project and click on Open Activity List button.
  4. Go to Fine-Tune tab.
  5. Search and open the activity Set of Books.
  6. Select the corresponding Set of Books and click on Edit button.
  7. Go to the Company Settings tab.
  8. In the field Contribution Margin Scheme, select a value from the dropdown list.
  9. Save the changes.

See Also

In case you receive error while changing the reporting principle for the set of books, Kindly refer to the Case Document 1828324 - Unable To Change Reporting Principle For The Set Of Books


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