How to Audit Payroll in SAP: RPUAUD00

You can you the SAP program – RPUAUD00 to determine changes made in Master Data

Steps to Audit Payroll in SAP

Step 1) While in SAP Transaction SE38

Step 2) Enter Program Name – RPUAUD00

Step 3) Click Execute

Audit Payroll in SAP: RPUAUD00

Step 4) In the next screen of SAP, select the type of document you want to display-

Audit Payroll in SAP: RPUAUD00

  • Long-term document(recommended)

Long-term documents are used for revision purposes. Changes made to the infotype are stored in the database or can be archived. Long texts are stored until they are deleted. The archiving object is called PA_LDOC.

  • Short-term document

Short-terms documents are stored in the database. Short-term documents are evaluated differently to long-term documents – short-term documents are evaluated according to date and time.

Step 5) Next,Select the Transaction Class as Master Data

Audit Payroll in SAP: RPUAUD00

HR transactions are divided into different transaction classes such as

A – HR Master Data (Administration) – Data stored in tables PAxxxx (where xxxx = SAP Infotype Number)

B – Applicant Data – Data stored in table PBxxx (where xxxx = SAP Infotype Number)

Step 6) Enter the Selection Criteria –

Audit Payroll in SAP: RPUAUD00

Hint:- Enter SAP user ID in the Changed By field to determine changes made by a particular user to an employee

Step 7) Select the Output Options and click Execute

Audit Payroll in SAP: RPUAUD00

Step 8) The next screen gives changed made to the employee.

Audit Payroll in SAP: RPUAUD00

This process is very useful for Payroll Regression. If there any pernrs in mis-compare, and you are not sure if the difference is genuine or due to some changes in master data you made, you can execute this report and audit the master data changes.