Description

  • The “SAP Certified Application Associate – SAP SuccessFactors Variable Pay Q3/2017” certification exam verifies that the candidate possesses the basic knowledge in the area of the SAP SuccessFactors Variable Pay application. This certificate proves that the candidate has a basic and overall understanding within the consultant profile of the industry solution and can implement this knowledge practically in projects under the guidance of an experienced consultant. It is recommended as an entry-level qualification to allow the consultant to get acquainted with the fundamentals of SAP SuccessFactors Variable Pay.

Notes

  • To ensure success, SAP recommends combining education courses and hands-on experience to prepare for your certification exam as questions will test your ability to apply the knowledge you have gained in training.
  • You are not allowed to use any reference materials during the certification test (no access to online documentation or to any SAP system).

Topic Areas

Please see below the list of topics that may be covered within this certification and the courses that cover them. Its accuracy does not constitute a legitimate claim; SAP reserves the right to update the exam content (topics, items, weighting) at any time.

Variable Pay Program Settings > 12%

Describe the supported hierarchy methods, goal gates and accelerators, flexible payout curve, how proration works, and implication of decentralized administration to variable pay; create guidelines and budget; enumerate reasons for multiple variable pay programs and for multiple bonus plans.

  • THR80 (SUCCESSFACTORS HCM SUITE)
  • THR87 (SUCCESSFACTORS HCM SUITE)
  • Variable Pay Implement Guide
  • Comp Topic: Route Maps
  • Comp Topic: Hierarchy
  • Comp Topic: Guidelines

Employee History Data and Background Element > 12%

Configure Variable Pay background element and Employee History data file; define the relationship between the background element and employee history data file, as well as the importance of assignment dates; create basis using custom formula and add field to the  background element; upload Employee history data file and update Employee history data file.

  • THR80 (SUCCESSFACTORS HCM SUITE)
  • THR87 (SUCCESSFACTORS HCM SUITE)
  • Variable Pay Implement Guide

Bonus Calculation Methods 8% – 12%

Define the different bonus calculation methods and Assignment-based rating, explain the difference between additive and multiplicative formulas, and calculate the final payout.

  • THR80 (SUCCESSFACTORS HCM SUITE)
  • THR87 (SUCCESSFACTORS HCM SUITE)
  • Variable Pay Implement Guide

Eligibility 8% – 12%

Describe how variable pay assigns bonus plans to eligible employees, add MDF and Legacy eligibility, and enable compensation eligibility for variable pay program.

  • THR80 (SUCCESSFACTORS HCM SUITE)
  • THR87 (SUCCESSFACTORS HCM SUITE)
  • Variable Pay Implement Guide
  • Comp Topic: Eligibility

Business Goals and Goal Weights 8% – 12%

Define business goals and weights, configure varpay goal plan template and create the business goals and weights files.

  • THR80 (SUCCESSFACTORS HCM SUITE)
  • THR87 (SUCCESSFACTORS HCM SUITE)
  • Variable Pay Implement Guide

Variable Pay Form 8% – 12%

Describe the different form sections; configure label names and visibility; add number format rule; configure column designer and define assignment level custom fields.

  • THR80 (SUCCESSFACTORS HCM SUITE)
  • THR87 (SUCCESSFACTORS HCM SUITE)
  • Variable Pay Implement Guide
  • Comp Topic: Worksheets

Reports and Reward Statements 8% – 12%

Define Bonus payout report, details report, the different validation reports, varpay audit report, and generate reward statement.

  • THR80 (SUCCESSFACTORS HCM SUITE)
  • THR87 (SUCCESSFACTORS HCM SUITE)
  • Variable Pay Implement Guide
  • Comp Topic: Reward Statements

Bonus Forecasting < 8%

Define Bonus forecasting and configure bonus forecasting.

  • THR80 (SUCCESSFACTORS HCM SUITE)
  • THR87 (SUCCESSFACTORS HCM SUITE)
  • Variable Pay Implement Guide

Bonus Plans < 8%

Define and create the bonus plan.

  • THR80 (SUCCESSFACTORS HCM SUITE)
  • THR87 (SUCCESSFACTORS HCM SUITE)
  • Variable Pay Implement Guide