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MichigaN

Sr. Functional Consultant / Business Analyst / Functional and Supply Chain Trainer
Proven Functional and management expertise in a career spanning several years

Technically sophisticated and business savvy management/technology professional with a career spanning several years reflecting strong management and hands-on technical, functional and project management expertise. Excellent Functional financial implementation experience coupled with years of experience instructing / teaching Financials and Supply chain concepts and Project Management to business executives and operations personnel.

Project Management of several Financials and Supply Chain and other organizational initiatives coupled with Functional and technical implementation experience. ERP Systems Oracle Financials, Supply Chain and Oracle Incentive Compensation (OIC). Proven expertise in Business Processes, Project Management (offshore and onsite) with AIM methodologies, SDLC Methodologies experience.

Career Objective
To leverage several years of experience and expertise gained in Financials and Supply Chain implementations, Supply Chain Planning and Inventory control applications and teaching Financials, Financial concepts(GAAP) and Supply Chain concepts and practices.

Accomplishments
IT leader in strategizing, planning and execution of a Business Intelligence based on Oracle Financials and Supply Chain.

As a member of the Financial and Supply Chain Functional Improvement group, articulated the vision and executed deployment of some leading edge packaged and custom-developed systems for end-to-end processes.

As a member of the IT strategy and Planning group, articulated the vision, developed business case and documented end-state maps for deployment of Financials and Supply Chain planning solution across all divisions of the company.

Setup and led an ERP implementation services Business unit in the USA for an India headquartered software major. By focused client partnerships and vendor relations, built the practice from ground up in record time. Set-up the standard operating model for the company on an offshore-onsite business model
As a member of the team, helped set-up PMO for an IT major in India and a manufacturing company in the USA

Profile Highlights

  • Functional consultant (with working technical knowledge) having 5 years of overall Oracle Application Experience.
  • Expertise in Financial Modules - General Ledger, Assets, Receivables, Payables , Cash Management, Order Management, Inventory, Purchasing, Cost Management, I-Expenses, I-Procurement, Incentive Compensation and Advance Collections.
  • Good Project development and management experience in System Analysis (AS IS), Requirement Study, GAP Analysis, Functional Design customization, Test Plan, Unit Testing, System Integration, Issue Management and Documentation, Conference Room Pilot and User Acceptance Tests.
  • Possess extensive experience performing Project implementation and Documentation using AIM (Oracle Application Implementation methodology).
  • An effective team player with good communication, interpersonal skills. Well-organized, inquisitive problem solver who enjoys challenges.
  • Good experience in Implementing AIM Methodology.
  • Hands-On Oracle R12 & 11i Apps knowledge (Implementation, Testing, Training and Support functions) Involved in 3 full implementation cycles.
  • Good Knowledge in Distribution modules those include INV, Purchasing, OM with integration of Incentive Compensation and Advance collection with AR.

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

Confidential, Jul 2009 - till date
Role: Functional Consultant

Managed as a Senior Member of the team of functional implementation of (R12) Oracle Advance Pricing, Order Management, Inventory and Purchasing. Involved in requirements gathering, GAP Analysis and set up document (BR-100). Prepared the design documents (MD 50) for various custom objects and reports. Assessed and recommended best business practices. Conducted user meetings and gathering requirements for reports. Using Metalink communicated and tracked issues entered Tars (Technical Assistance Reports). Involved in configuration of Advance pricing - Price Lists, Modifiers etc, Order Management - Order types, Defaulting Rules, Processing Constraint, Credit Check etc. Inventory - Items, lot control, revision control etc. Purchasing - Approval Workflow, Purchasing Options, Financial Options, Receiving Options etc.

Confidential, (California) Nov 2008 - Jun 2009
Role: Functional Consultant

Managed as a Senior Member of the team of functional implementation of (R12) Oracle Assets, Oracle Payables, Receivables, General Ledger and Cash Management. Involved in requirements gathering, GAP Analysis and set up document (BR-100). Prepared the design documents (MD 50) for various custom objects and reports. Assessed and recommended best business practices. Conducted user meetings and gathering requirements for reports. Involved in production support, Fixed bugs on the basis of the tickets raised by the users in Assets, purchasing, payables, inventory, Receivables, order management. Worked with Oracle Support i.e.using Metalink communicated and tracked issues entered as Tars (Technical Assistance Reports).

Confidential, (Dayton, Ohio) Jul 2007 - Nov 2008
Role: Functional Consultant

Responsible for functional implementation of Oracle Incentive Compensation and Receivables for a leading Printing and Publishing company in USA. Performed documentation on customized reports and Fit GAP analysis. Designed and Mapped Standard Transaction and Custom Transaction (Freight Data) Sources for Receivables Data Collection. Setup all Mandatory OIC application Collection setup components (Mapping, Actions and Filters).Designed Commission and Bonus (Commission, Draw, Bonus, etc) Plans. Created several sales plans and plan components such as input expressions, output expressions, formulas, rate tables, rate dimensions and plan elements in OIC. Executed Full Commission Calculation Processes (Collection Load Calculate) and Validated Commission and Bonus (Accelerator) data Setup and Configured full Payment Runs (Create payrun, adjust, lock, submit, approve/pay) Managed Multiple Instances' Configuration requirements Created transaction flexfield, Receivables quickcodes, payment terms, transaction type, Invoice sources, receivable activity, receivable sources, Dunning letters, System profile option, Tax, customer etc., in Receivables. Conducted training sessions for clients, and prepared test scripts in OIC and Receivables Setup CRM Foundation components such as roles, resources, teams and groups. Involved in production support of the application. Fixed bugs on the basis of the tickets raised by the users in Incentive Compensation in production and Receivables. Worked with Oracle Support i.e.using Metalink communicated and tracked issues entered as Tars (Technical Assistance Reports).

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

Confidential, (Columbus, Ohio) Jan 2008 - Apr 2008
Role: Functional Consultant

Performed a functional role on prototype project in R12 (for a possible upgrade from 11.5.10.2) in Receivables, Oracle Assets, General Ledger, Payables, Purchasing and iExpenses. Assessed and recommended best business practice. Assisted in R12 Prototype solution design.

Confidential, (Southern California) Dec 2006 - Jun 2007
Role: Functional Consultant - Team Lead

Performed the role of Business Analyst and managed the implementation of Oracle Purchasing, Oracle Payables, Assets and I-procurement. Conceptualized, architected and managed the implementation of end- to-end solution in a team environment with in-house staff, business consultants and business users. Responsibilities included IT management, project risk, issues, resource and timeline management. Created Approval Group, Profiles system, Fill Employee Hierarchy, Assign Approval Group, Document types, financial option, purchasing option, receiving option, tax codes etc., in Purchasing. Supported production environment and mentoring the users and the team.

Confidential, India Feb 2006 - Dec 2006
Role: Functional Consultant

As a Member of the team on implementation of Oracle Assets, Payables, Purchasing, iprocurement, Cash Management andReceivables. Involved in strategizing, planning and execution of Financials improvement initiatives. This included leading cross-functional teams in visioning sessions, strategizing and managing the end-to-end implementation projects.
As a member of the financial improvement group, articulated, designed and managed projects on Assets, Payables and Receivables aimed at increasing on-time delivery to customers and improving production efficiency.

Confidential, India Jan 2005 - Feb 2006
Role: Functional Consultant

Performed Business Analysis in a functional role and managed the implementation of General Ledger, Oracle Assets, Accounts Payables and Cash Management.
Configured the setups for Account Payables - Financial Option, payable option, Supplier, payment terms, tax, expense report templates, Aging report, Invoice approvals and holds, Payment interest rates, etc., Entered business and Financial modeling, business process documentation and reviews, pilot setups, data interface specifications, Intense user training/workshops, extensive system testing, test scripts generation and team management.

Confidential, AUG 2000- DEC 2004
Client: Confidential, (India), Tirupur
Involved in the development and testing of software packages on inventory, purchasing module and financials. Customization of reports as per the client requirements and system designing using Java/ VB as Front end and Oracle 8i as back end.

Client: Confidential
Involved in the development, System analysis and design and testing of software packages on inventory, and financial modules. Report generation for estimation, quotation, production, sales, inventory management and vendor rating. GL, AP, AR - is using VB as Front end and Oracle 8i as back end.

Client: Confidential
Managed in development of control account system. Implementation and report testing of software - using VB 6.0 as Front end and SQL server back end.

S.Padagalingam Member Coimbatore Stock Exchange, DEC1994- AUG 2000 Senior Technical Analysts.

Involved in Research work in valuation of shares and stocks with respect to book value and market value. Valuation of EPS and prediction of long-term prices of Stocks. Day to day moments of index and listed shares. Purchase and sale of shares on behalf of clients in National Stock Exchange. In charge of monitoring client margins and MIS reporting. Managing the back office operations and finalization share accounts with client wise positions.

Confidential, Coimbatore as Accounts assistant FEB 1994 - DEC1994

Designing and preparation of Branch Balance sheet and Profit and Loss account in Computer. Day to Day entries with respect to cash receipts, payments, bank receipts, payments, branch transfer entries. BRS fund flow and cash flow statements with respect to Branch office.

Confidential, Coimbatore as Audit Assistant JULY 1988- FEB 1994

Auditing and Finalizations of Company Accounts, involved in Income tax and Companies Act.

  • Premier Instruments and Controls Limited a leading manufacturing company in dash board Instruments. Accounts were maintained in computer through Mainframe in LAN environment.
  • Auditing of Madras Aluminum Company Limited a leading manufacturing company in Aluminum.
  • Auditing of a leading company in Jewels and Diamond cutting - Kirtilal Kalidas Group of Companies. Preparations of Stock register with respect to Diamond Cutting.
  • Auditing of Annapoorna Group a leading hotel industry.

EDUCATION

  • Post Graduate Diploma in Computer Application
  • CFA (Diploma in Business Finance)
  • Bachelor of Science (Mathematics)
  • Oracle 9i (PL/SQL) - NIIT, 2004.

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