Kathrin Schmalzing is a manager at one of the "big four" consulting firms, where she specializes in FI and CO implementations, business process analysis and transformation, and value flow analysis. Kathrin has been working in CO for 15 years. Before she transitioned to consulting, she first worked in the automotive industry in the controlling department, giving her a clear view at the challenges faced by both consultants and end users. Kathrin has been working with SAP solutions since 2002 and has been involved in multiple end-to-end implementations of its financial solutions. Her current focus is on the Financial Accounting and Controlling modules, as well as on their integration with other SAP ERP modules. Configuring Controlling in SAP ERP is Kathrin’s second book. In 2014 she published 100 Things You Should Know About Controlling with SAP in German (Rheinwerk Verlag).