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Senior Sap Fico Consultant Resume

SUMMARY:

  • Tweleve years of IT experience including over 11 years experience in SAP R/3 Financial Accounting and Controlling module.
  • Involved in 4 Full Life Cycle SAP FICO implementations, 9 Upgrade, Production Support and Maintenance & Data Migration projects.
  • Have worked on end to end SAP ECC 6.0 Upgrade in EMEA, NORTH AMERICA, LATIN AMERICA, UK & ASIA regions.
  • Extensively worked on gathering Functional Business Requirements, Analyzing business requirements, Mapping Business Process Requirements in SAP System, Implementation/ Customization/ Configuration, Integrating with other sub modules within SAP, Testing, Documentation and End User Training.
  • Extensively used Mercury Quality Center for SIT/BAT/FUT/UAT.
  • Created Functional Specification Templates for implementing new process/enhancement of existing functionality/modification of existing process.
  • Strong knowledge in handling Issue Resolution Process, Tools viz., SD4, COPS.
  • Strong Knowledge on AR Accounts Receivable Process with SD Sales Distribution Module.
  • Strong knowledge with all aspects of Configuration and Customization of SAP FI-GL, FI-AP, with additional working knowledge in FI-AR, FI-AA, FI-GL (New GL) CO-CCA, CO-PCA, CO-PA, CRM
  • Taxware: Vertex Tax System, Polaris etc., Worked as a SPOK for Tax related issues.
  • Strong knowledge on FI-MM configuration viz., GR/IR account determination setup, Small Differences posting configuration, Logistic Invoice Verification Quantity and Price Block configuration, Defining of Vend per Purchase Organization etc.,
  • Extensively worked on XI/PI interfaces, field mappings, IDOC/ALE segments etc from HR, PS systems.
  • Strong ABAP technical skills, Interface, EDI, IDOC, XML Knowledge.

SAP CONFIGURATION SKILLS:

Finance General Ledger, Accounts Payable, Accounts Receivable, Cash Management, Asset Management. SAP Notifications (Issue Management Tool).
Controlling Cost and Revenue Element Accounting, Cost Center Accounting, Internal Orders, Profit Center Accounting and Profitability Analysis
SKILLS:
ERP Package : SAP R/3 3.1h, 3.1i, 4.0B ECC 6.0 releases.
SAP Related Tools : LSMW, Report Painter, CATT, Area Menu, IM3
Operating Systems : Windows 9x/2000/XP, UNIX, MS DOS
Others : MS-Word, MS-Excel and MS-PowerPoint

EDUCATION:

Bachelors of Commerce

PROJECT DETAILS:

Project Name:

CET Implementation Project

Confidential, Senior SAP FICO Consultant

Project Start:

Jul-2011

Project Finish

Till Date

Responsibilities:

  • Involved in Blue Printing, Identification of Gap and solution proposal.
  • Gathering requirements, preparing Functional Specifications.
  • Configuration of Evaluation of Accounts Payable, Accounts Receivable, Asset Accounting,
  • Configuration of New GL, Document Splitting, Segment Reporting, Parallel Currency Valuation.
  • Extensively worked on Cost Center Accounting and Profit Center Accounting.
  • EDI/IDOC/PI Mapping
  • Worked on Peoplesoft Interface to AP & HR system.
  • Worked on Project System integration
  • Worked on Onsite/Offshore model in developing and delivering RICEF Objects
  • Prepared Master Data template for Data Migration
  • Worked with technical tam in developing programs for transactional data migration.
  • Worked as Single Point of Contact for all Taxware related issue. This involes resolution of issue within assigned time lines, coordination with other module stake holders to accomplish any enhancement, production issue fix, redesign etc.,
  • Worked on Citrix environment.
  • Hyperian Account Mapping, detailed analysis, issue resolution etc.,
  • Worked with business in cleansing transaction and master data in the old system and defined mapping rules.
  • Extensively used SOLUTION MANAGER
  • Worked on PI Interface from Peoplesoft to SAP related to employee expenses
  • Worked on Peoplesoft interface from HR Infotype to PS module for Project Settlement against WBS.

Project Name:

HARMAN One SAP Pro Implementation Project

Confidential, Senior SAP FICO Consultant

Project Start:

Jan-2011

Project Finish

Jun-2011

Responsibilities:

  • Blue Printing, used SOLUTION MANAGER
  • Gathering requirements, preparing GAP Analysis, GAP sheets.
  • Configuration of FI-AP, FI-AR, FI-GL, FI-AA, CO-CCA, CO-PCA
  • FI-New GL, Document Splitting, Segment Reporting, Parallel Currency Valuation
  • Country Specific Reporting US GAAP, IFRS using New GL Reporting Capabilities.
  • Writing Functional Design Specification for configuration
  • Created Validation and Substitution.
  • Analysis of RICEF Objects, writing functional specification for enhancement.
  • Master Data, Transactional Data Migration
  • LSMW Development
  • Area Menu Restructure and development
  • Delta Workshop to business on version changes

Project Name:

TOMMOD-US

Confidential, Functional SAP AR Consultant (FSCM)

Project Start:

Dec-2009

Project Finish

Dec 2010

Responsibilities:

  • Gathering requirements, preparing GAP Analysis, GAP sheets.
  • Writing Functional Design Specification for configuration
  • Preparing strategy to deploy newly enhance processes viz., EDI 820 from Lockbox etc.,
  • Configuration relating to (FSCM-CR) Credit Risk Management
  • Configuration relating to Business Partners
  • Cash Management (Lockbox)
  • Worked on PI Interface to process Rebates for customers
  • Worked on XI interface in mapping fields of inbound file to IDOC structure, writing of functional specification for XI enhancements.
  • Dispute Management
  • Collection Management
  • Workflow
  • Prepare Test Scenarios, Test Cases details, plan on Mercury Quality Center Worked on retirement and decommissioning of legacy applications
  • Planning on UAT, SIT & BAT
  • Interaction with business users.
  • Extensively worked on CRM module viz., Customer Material Information Records, Business Partners, Condition Records, Service Contracts, Sales Orders Processing, extensive use of COMM_IL_PRDCPN. Sound knowledge of integration with ECC, BW and understanding of TCODES.
  • Mainly focused on n Order to Cash process
  • Working on FSCM-Credit Risk Management
  • Extensive use of Solution Manager
  • Worked on Credit Management

.Project Name:

HP/EDS Integration Project

Confidential,

Position:

Functional SAP AR Consultant (O2C)

Project Start:

Jun-2009

Project Finish

Oct 2009

Responsibilities:

  • Extensive analysis and design to migrate EDS Legacy Applications into HP Compass System.
  • Perform GAP Analysis, advise technologies to be used in new system, process mapping to SAP modules.
  • Worked on retirement and decommissioning of legacy applications
  • Extensively worked on Order to Cash process in migrating applications to SAP Compass System in HP landscape.
  • Setting up of lock box, bank routings, interfaces,
  • Knowledge of BAI & BAI2
  • Worked on configuring Company Codes, assigning of Org Structure, Creation of Automatic Payment Process, Setting up of Partner Functions, Assigning of GL Accounts for cost of goods sold, small differences, price and quantity variances etc.,

Project Name:

ECC 6.0 New Implementation - Enhancement/Production Support

Confidential,

Position:

Functional SAP AP Consultant

Project Start:

Oct-2008

Project Finish

May 2009

Responsibilities:

  • Exclusively worked on SAP Notifications in issue resolution. Service Management Resolution.
  • Configuration: The Accounts Payable module was of my primary importance:Involved in configuration fixes, enhancements of existing functionalities, advising on best practices on some of the configurations already done, some of the configurations done by me include enabling Parked FI Documents to post in previous period or current period, setting up of Regions for refund checks, setting up of Tax Jurisdiction Codes, Setting up of Number Ranges by year rather than generic year 9999, modification to Field Status Variant, did a modification for FBL1N to bring in Change Date correctly on report.
  • Workflow: I was responsible for writing functional design specs for development of FI Workflow Invoice Status Reports. There were three requirements which business wanted to have a control on FI invoices coming through Workflow. Involved in closely working with development team to get the development done, perform Unit Test, System Integration Test, Acceptance Tests, move to production, perform production validation. I was also involved in analysis of workflow issues that were having huge impact on payments to vendors, involved in trouble shooting workflow issues, viz., different status on workflow process and SAP, work lists and work item discrepancy.
  • Specs for New ABAP Developments: Wrote functional design specs for developing new ABAP Report for PO/GR/IR Report, PO/GR/Service Entry Sheet Report, Payment Details.
  • PI and XI Interfaces: Heavily worked on T&E process relating to employee expenses and settlement. This includes working on field mapping, ALE and IDOC creations from the inbound and outbound files.
  • Mercury Test Tool: As part of Release 2 of ECC 6.0 I was involved in Unit Test, Integration Test, and update status in Mercury Quality Center.
  • Finance Analysis: Performed detailed analysis and suggested alternative solution for the huge overpayment that has occurred due to user mistakes after go live on SAP. Also involved in analysis for Purchase Order/GR/IR analysis, Payments to Vendors. helped business close down FI and MM documents that were open and needed action before year end, done analysis on down payment requests.
  • Extensively worked on Legacy Systems, Interfaces, Materials Management Purchase to Pay Process.
  • Worked on BPC, Reporting
  • Treasury Liquidity Planning

Project Name:

MM-LIV Invoice Simplification Project

Confidential,

Position:

Functional SAP FICO Consultant

Project Start:

Feb-2008

Project Finish

Jun-2008

Responsibilities:

  • Worked on gathering enhancement requirements, Analysis of requirements, suggesting the SAP capabilities/dependencies to augment the need of new enhancement and suggesting business. This also involved cross row module functional analysis within SAP viz., with MM, CO & TR Modules.
  • Setup Automatic Posting from FI-MM Integration point of view, viz., defining of GL Accounts for Small Differences, Quantity variance, Price Variance, Exchange Rate Variance.
  • Setup Master Data Setup relating to Vendor, Material, LIV in Development server for Developer test, Acceptance server for Acceptance Test, Quality server for Quality, Business Acceptance test.
  • Extensively worked with Latin American’s contacts in analyzing, designing, configuring, conducting tests, obtaining sign off before moving to production.
  • Setup broken configuration related to MM Module viz., setting up of Number range for Purchase Order, Scheduling Agreement, Internal Order, Service Orders,

Project Name:

mySAP ERP ECC 6.0 Upgrade Project

Confidential,

Position:

Functional SAP FICO Consultant (P2P)

Project Start:

Jan-2006

Project Finish

Jan-2008

Responsibilities:

  • Travelled to various regions to provide Delta Training, Warm up Regional Teams for Implementations, providing presentations, taking feed back and applying best practices.
  • Localization of application depending on regions including Latin America, North America, EMEA, ASIA.
  • Acted as a SPOC (Single Point of Contact) for Cross Row dependencies, driving clarity with business leaders of other rows.
  • FI-AP (Accounts Payable) Configurations viz., Enterprise Structure, Enterprise Objects
  • MM Master Data setup for Purchase Orders, Scheduling Agreement, Service Orders etc.,
  • FI-GL: Enterprise Structure creation, Master Data Readiness for UAT/SIT/BAT.
  • Extensively worked on workflow related to Accounts Payable and it’s testing customized of enhanced solution by linking it to MM module, viz Purchase Order type GR/IR and GR Based Invoice Verification.
  • Strong knowledge on logistics procurement, material master, delivery schedule, costing run etc.,
  • Function Specs, Technical Feasibility Evaluation, Transport Management.
  • VAT/TAX configuration related to EU region.
  • Trouble shooting process and resolution process. Also participated in issue resolution.
  • Working knowledge in Treasury Module: Internal and external Bank Statements, Inhouse Cash, Lock Box settings, Payment runs, Foreign Currency Valuation, BA2 etc.,
  • Handled Issue Management Process, viz., designing of Issue Sheet Templates, issue Resolution Matrix, Responsibility Chart, Usage of Tools etc.,

Project Name:

Wave 3-N6P Standardization Project

Confidential,

Position:

Functional SAP FICO Consultant

Project Start:

Mar-2005

Project Finish

Dec-2005

Responsibilities:
The main task here was to understand the legacy systems that sends data to SAP and how SAP process within SAP FICO module and suggesting appropriate method to migrate.

  • This involved extensive study and analyze the SAP system and P&G’s customized process and suggesting the suitable process design in newer version.
  • There were several legacy systems that had interactions with P&G’s SAP systems, understanding them is a key task to suggest required strategy to migrate EDI/IDOC Processes to newer version. The legacy systems which I analyzed are KLIENSCHMIDT/CYCLONE/ES/AI/CIB/I3 etc
  • Issued RFD (Request for Development) to transfer file from one location to another within SAP environment viz., when the IDOCs land they need to be pushed to particular directory to get them processed and further processing of Invoices through background jobs.
  • FI-CO-MM Integration to assign GL Accounts for Cost of Goods Sold, Setting of GL Master for Quantity Variances, Price Variances, Differences.
  • Worked on Setting up of Cost Center, Cost Center Element for LIV Posting, extending of Validity Period in Cost Center Master to Post Goods Receipt and Invoice Receipt.
  • Conduct System Integration Test, obtained sign off.

Project Name:

Wave 1-N6P Standardization Project

Confidential,

Position:

Functional SAP FICO Consultant

Project Start:

Dec-2004

Project Finish

Feb-2005

Responsibilities:

  • Strong knowledge on Mapping of Invoice Receipt against Purchase Order through EDI/IDOC from Business Connector (BC)
  • Wrote a RFD (Request for Development) specification to develop an ABAP program to route the inbound Flat file to appropriate server.
  • Prepared Cutover strategy for migration
  • Conduct SIT (System Integration Test)
  • Used Report Painter.
  • Perform configuration checks b/w old system and new system when the server to server copy is done and set right any broken or missing configurations.
  • Handled migration activities efficiently to new system.

Project Name:

SAP FI/TR Management Project

Confidential,

Position:

Functional SAP FICO Consultant

Project Start:

May-2004

Project Finish

Nov-2004

Responsibilities:

  • Worked on production support to Treasury Module on Cash Management, Electronic Bank Statement, EDI/IDOCs, In house Bank.
  • Identify issues that were not addressed by Service Management while closing, Reopen them, assign to self, analyze what was the issue reported, what was the fix applied and whether it was carried out efficiently and effectively. If not perform detailed issue trouble shooting by simulating it in Acceptance/Quality Server and then suggest the best method that could be used to address in future. By doing this the issue shouldn’t be re occurring. This should reduce the number of issues gradually from month to month. Technical issue trouble shooting
  • Prepare detailed report on issues that were reopened in all areas viz., External Bank Statement, Internal Bank Statement, IDOCs, Bank Reconciliation, In house Cash Management, Lock Box facility etc.,
  • Verify External Bank/Internal Bank Statement/In house cash issues are resolved correctly, if not escalate and report to Management with appropriate measure to mitigate such non complying issues.
  • Worked on VAT related issue resolution and tax setup.
  • Worked on MM configuration necessary to carry out testing for Invoice posting against Goods Receipt.
  • Extensively worked on Purchase Requisitions, Purchase Order, Delivery Notes, Scheduling Agreements etc.,
  • Worked on GL: Create General Ledger Accounts in Chart of Accounts and Co Codes,

Project Name:

IPG EMEA FICO Production Support Project

Confidential,

Position:

Functional SAP FICO Consultant

Project Start:

Sep-2003

Project Finish

Apr-2004

Responsibilities:

  • Efficiently handled FICO related SD issues viz., Sales Order, Billing document, Price Block in Logistic Invoice Verification etc.,
  • Worked on IM3 interface programs, Billing documents, credit
    Control Area, Handling legacy & downstream systems.
  • Strong working experience on Material Ledger, Product Costing Runs, Material Prices, Actual Costing for internally procured products.
  • Handled Accounting rates maintenance, Costing job set up and release
  • Worked on UNIX scripts, file and directory handling in Background Jobs that used IM3 tool.
  • FI-AR(Accounts Receivables): Define Account Group with Screen Layouts per Company Code, Create and Assign Number Ranges for Customers, Define Accounts for Cash Discount Taken, Define Account for Rounding Off differences, Setup Paying Company Code for Payment Transactions, Setup Bank Determination for Payment Transactions, Outgoing Invoices/Credit Memos.

Project Name:

FI-BIW Project

Confidential,

Position:

Functional SAP FI Consultant

Project Start:

May-2003

Project Finish

Aug-2003

Responsibilities:

  • Extensively worked on FI, MM, SD report solutions, Specs for new developments for its operations.
  • Worked on Star Schema, Extended Star Schema, developing of Cube, mapping of fields, ABAP Query etc.,
  • Background job management, invoking external commands in job steps to copy, delete and archive files from one directory to another.
  • Report planning and system designing with parallel applications viz., Automate, VB, Macro etc.
  • Technical issues resolutions - ABAP programs trouble shooting
  • Handling functional FI IM consultant role, doing configuration related to GL Accounts set up for cost of goods sold, Account Determination for Price Variance, Account set up for Quantity Variance. Exchange rate difference GL Account setup, Number Range, Allocation of user to Tolerance Group, Setup Tolerance Group, MM Posting period etc.,
  • Prepared Documentation
  • Month end Closing process support for FI module, End user/Super User training

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