Enter the Transaction code SPRO in the SAP Command Field and Press Enter
In next screen-"Display IMG" navigate the following menu path :
SAP Customizing Implementation Guide Financial Accounting -> Financial Accounting Global Settings->Fiscal Years -> Maintain Fiscal Year Variant (Maintain Shortened Fiscal Year )
- Enter two digit unique fiscal year variant key
- Enter a Description for Variant created.
- If Fiscal Year is year dependent , that is if start and end dates for fiscal year changes between year, then select this option, normally it is used for shortened fiscal year.
- If Fiscal Year is same as calendar year , that is Jan - Dec , then select this option.
- Enter the number of posting periods for this fiscal year
- Enter the number of special posting periods for this Fiscal year, that is used for closing activities.
After entering all required data , Press Save from the standard toolbar
- Select the Fiscal Year Variant you want to maintain the period
- Select the Periods folder