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2085316 - Compensation - Worksheet Workflow & Hierarchy Based Approvals (HBA)


  • This feature is not currently available for Variable Pay.
  • The feature combines the use of Rollup Report and Executive review.
  • Provides a tree-navigation for the organization hierarchy.
  • Allows the planners to approve Compensation in a simplistic process, without having to worry about routing forms.


  • Hierarchy Based Approvals (also known as HBA) also Enables Compensation View Only Mode for Hierarchy Based Approvals.
  • If you do not want to plan by HBA mode you can still leverage it for view purposes only which can make planning easier.

What is required?

  • Comp Admin Tools 2.0 needs to be enabled. (All clients should start using comp admin 2.0 ASAP as original comp admin lacks some features).

  • In order to turn on HBA for a specific Compensation template, go to Admin Tools> Compensation Home> Select your template.
    In Advanced Options check option ‘Enable Compensation Hierarchy Based Approvals’.

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  • SAP SuccessFactors HXM Suite
  • Talent Management 
  • Compensation


SAP SuccessFactors Compensation all versions ; SAP SuccessFactors HXM Suite all versions


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