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Long Island, NY

SUMMARY

  • I have over 2 decades of Oracle EBS Financials Implementations (including Global Implementations) with AIM Methodology, System Development Life Cycle, Chart of Accounts re - design and Business Process Re-engineering experience. My experience also includes 4 ½ years (with 6) Oracle Cloud Financials full life cycle implementations in the Financial industry, Local government and Higher Education.
  • I’ve presented Oracle demos, led workshops, conducted end user training, assisted clients during testing phases, loading conversion files, supported during and after go live, counseled clients on Oracle features and functionalities so their core business processes can be streamlined, strengthened and productivity improved while reducing costs and increasing revenue.
  • Oracle Functional Team Lead, Team Member, Manager, Oracle End User Trainer
  • Passed the Oracle Financials General Ledger 2016 Certified Implementation Specialist exam, Dec 2015
  • Oracle Cloud Financial implementations since July 2013. Implemented most current Oracle Cloud Rel 12.
  • Oracle EBS Rel 12 Financials implementations/upgrades Nov 2006 - June 2013
  • Best Practices and Methodologies, Offshore Management
  • Manages workloads and teams to meet client requirements on time and on budget
  • Drafts training documents and delivers end user training as needed
  • Ensures knowledge transfer for client end users and SME’s
  • 6 Oracle Cloud Financial implementations (latest release Oracle Rel 12)
  • Manually configured and used templates to implement Cloud GL, FA, CE, Transaction Tax, Budget Control Encumbrance Accounting, 1099 Withholding Tax and Expenses. Some exposure to AP
  • Financial Systems Analyst, Accounting Manager, Auditor
  • Chart of Accounts Redesign, Business Process
  • General Ledger, Budgets, FSGs, AP, Fixed Assets, Cash Mgnt, Expenses, Budget Control & Encumbrance Accounting (BCEA)
  • Oracle EBS App Rel 11i, Rel 12, Oracle Cloud Rel 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, Insurance, Retail, Tele

TECHNICAL SKILLS

Oracle Cloud Proficiency: General Ledger, Fixed Assets, Cash Management, Transaction Tax, Budget Control Encumbrance Accounting, 1099 Withholding Tax and Expenses.

Oracle EBS Proficiency: General Ledger, Budgets, FSG’s, Fixed Assets, Cash Management, E-Business Tax, Expenses, Trading Community Manager (TCA), Advanced Global Intercompany System (AGIS), Multi-Org Access Control (MOAC), Primary and Secondary Ledgers, Ledger Sets, Reporting Currencies, Chart of Accounts redesign.

Attended Oracle: Fusion GL Training as well as Oracle EBS/Cloud Delta Training class

Attended: 10 Days class room, instructor led, Oracle ERP Cloud R10 Consulting Boot camp while working for Oracle Corporation

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

Application Software

Confidential, Long Island, NY

Responsibilities:

  • Worked with the client to complete FBDI spreadsheet to load GL history
  • Worked with the client to complete ADFdi template to load over 30,000 Account Combinations
  • Configured Control Budget Hierarchies and Control Budget. Client then decided to use the reporting hierarchy for the control budget.
  • Worked with the client to complete and load the Control Budget Import Budget template
  • Supported client thru each of the testing phases
  • Uploaded then conducted data verification in the application
  • Conducted workshops, delivered demos to gather requirements
  • Delivered numerous Cloud Financials end user training sessions
  • Assisted with end to end testing from requisitions to payments to reporting
  • Manually configured: GL (client wanted Primary Balancing Segments to be 2nd COA segment, not the first) for CRP2. Client then decided not to go with that configuration and went with 3 balancing segments
  • Configured GL, FA, CE, Transaction Tax for AR, 1099 Withholding Tax, AR, AP, EXM, Budget Control Encumbrance Accounting (BCEA). Also worked on Requisitions & PO’s.
  • Managed off shore resources to complete FA special accounting requirements for customizing asset accounting including the Create Mass Additions process
  • Trained the client to reconcile Corporate Card transactions in Oracle Cloud with end user expense reports.
  • Configured 1099’s and 1042’s for Suppliers

Faculty Student Association

Confidential, Long Island, NY

Responsibilities:

  • Worked with the client to complete FBDI spreadsheets to load GL history and the Control Budget
  • Worked with the client to complete ADFdi template to load Account Combinations
  • Uploaded then conducted data verification in the application
  • Assisted end users during each of the testing phases
  • Conducted workshops, delivered demos to gather requirements
  • Managed off shore resources for various functional tasks.
  • Configured Budget Control Encumbrance Accounting, AP, AR, GL, 1099 Withholding Tax, FA, CE
  • Drafted additional test scripts for the client and delivered end user training
  • Conducted workshops for Cloud Transaction Tax to collect business requirements
  • Configured Transaction Tax for AP for several California counties
  • Drafted AP test scripts so Tax could be tested by end users
  • Trained other consultants on the project to configure Cloud Tax
  • Ensured knowledge transfer so consultants to train the client on Cloud Tax
  • Supported end users during CRP1 and resolve issues as needed
  • Performed smoke testing for GL, FA, Transaction Tax
  • Drafted test scripts for the client
  • Configured Transaction Tax for AR
  • Conducted workshops to present Cloud features/functionality, collect business requirements
  • Guided client to complete Rapid Implementation Spreadsheets, MC-050 configuration documents
  • Configured GL, CE, FA, Tax, EXM for CRP1 and CRP2 testing phases
  • Supervised client configurations for CRP3 and UAT testing phases. Client wanted to configure production on their own.
  • Drafted test scripts
  • Supported end users during testing cycles and issue resolution
  • Configured the Implementation Project for the team while training the client to do the same
  • Trained the client on Basic and Formula Allocations plus numerous Fixed Asset features
  • Assisted mapping Primary to Secondary (Cash) ledger
  • Drafted numerous job aides for the client to ensure knowledge transfer
  • Project was on hold during June and July so client could process their fiscal year end. So I was rolled off to halp with the Confidential Oracle Cloud projects. When the project resumed I worked on both projects until the client went live.

Oracle

Confidential - Richmond, VA

Responsibilities:

  • dis was a global implementation of Oracle Cloud General Ledger for Australia, Canada and the United States
  • Assisted client to redesign their chart of accounts and design their enterprise structure
  • Conducted workshops to present Cloud features/functionality, collect business requirements
  • Guided client to complete Rapid Implementation Spreadsheets, MC-050 configuration documents
  • Supported the client thru testing phases and to resolve issues
  • Ensured knowledge transfer
  • Implemented Average Daily Balancing for the financial client
  • Mentored Oracle Associate consultants learning Oracle Cloud applications
  • Managed off shore team in India
  • Configured the Implementation Project for the team and trained the associate consultants to perform dis configuration task
  • Cloud General Ledger manual configuration for Australia, Canada and the United States
  • Client wanted the Primary balancing segment to be the 2nd COA segment. Consequently General Ledger was manually configured for each country for each testing cycle
  • Team rolled off after UAT; however, we supported the client thru post go live. Per the SOW, client configured production on their own.
  • Client divested from parent company and implemented Oracle Cloud General Ledger
  • Assisted client to redesign their chart of accounts and design their enterprise structure
  • Conducted workshops to present Cloud features/functionality, collect business requirements
  • Guided client to complete Rapid Implementation Spreadsheets, MC-050 configuration documents
  • Drafted test scripts.
  • Implemented Average Daily Balancing for the financial client
  • Supported client thru testing phases and resolve issues
  • ensured knowledge transfer
  • Mentored Oracle Associate consultants learning Oracle Cloud applications
  • Assisted to manually configured Cloud General Ledger including average daily balancing, because client did not want Ledger, Calendar, COA value sets, to all have the same name
  • Configured implementation project for the team while training team members to perform dis task
  • Supported the client thru “Go Live”
  • Financial Lead for the client’s Oracle Cloud implementation. Responsible for GL, CE, Tax and FA
  • Conducted workshops to introduce Cloud functionality and collect requirements
  • Proposed changes to business processes to halp client reach their goals
  • Assisted client to prepare configuration, Rapid Implementation Spreadsheets and MC-050 Configuration documents
  • Drafted test scripts
  • Supported client thru testing phases and to resolve issues
  • Ensured knowledge transfer
  • Managed off shore team in India during each configuration cycle
  • Assisted offshore team with Cloud Tax configuration
  • Assisted client to prepare for “Go Live” preparation; however, client delayed go live so they could train the campus on the new system and new business processes

Independent Consultant

Confidential

Responsibilities:

  • Supported the client’s Oracle Cloud implementation
  • Attended client meetings to better understand business processes and requirements
  • Closely reviewed General Ledger, Fixed Assets and Cash Management configurations completed by previous consultant, per client’s request
  • Reviewed requirement documents for each module
  • Assisted end users during UAT testing
  • Sat with client as they configured production
  • Assisted client with “Go Live” and post Go Live support

AST Corporation

Confidential

Responsibilities:

  • Implemented Oracle Cloud General Ledger and Fixed Assets
  • Delivered workshops to collect client requirements
  • Configured application for each testing phase
  • Created configuration documents
  • Drafted GL and FA test scripts
  • Assisted end users during each of the testing phases
  • Assisted the client with “Go Live” and post Go Live support
  • GL, FA and CE Lead on the Oracle (like for like) upgrade project
  • Delivered presentation on benefits and features of the new Oracle R12 release, Legal Entities, Operating Units and MOAC Security
  • Counseled client why Legal Entities cannot be merged and Operating Units cannot be merged across Legal Entities.
  • Led discussions regarding Best Practices regarding Legal Entities and Operating Units
  • Drafted Oracle 11i end user documentation and delivered Oracle 11i end user training
  • Assisted the client with Oracle 11i production issues
  • Created GL, FA and CE test scenarios, test scripts, and CE BR100 documents
  • Assisted end users during each of the testing phases and triaged any issues
  • Drafted end user documentation and delivered Oracle R12 end user training
  • Assisted the client with “Go Live” and post Go Live support.

Capgemini Consulting

Confidential, New York, NY

Responsibilities:

  • Was the EBTax Lead of a new global installation of Oracle from 11.03 to Release 12.1.3
  • Collected business and tax requirements for 64 countries, 104 Operating Units and 85 taxes. All Taxes were location based.
  • Conducted weekly EBTax status meetings with the client’s Tax Team located in India, Belgium and Luxembourg to confirm configurations, identify open issues or any functionality gaps and document any pending Key Business decisions
  • Built and maintained EBTax BR100 document for all 64 countries.
  • Configured EBTax application including Tax Recovery and Default Tax Rules, for all 64 countries.
  • Displayed creativity and innovation to build several (9) Custom Tax Rules to meet multifaceted processing, accounting and conversion needs.
  • Used Expert Rule Entry vs. Guided Rule Entry when building custom tax rules to save on configuration time for all countries.
  • Designed and configured custom tax rules for Receivables, Payables, Project Accounting, plus the client’s third party systems.
  • Configured Self Assessment Custom Tax Rules for 21 countries.
  • Configured Trading Community Manager (TCA) module for Canada to meet Provincial tax obligations.
  • Designed and configured Canadian GST, HST and PST taxes and rules.
  • Configured Brazil and Canada to meet the prerequisite for multiple tax lines on Oracle AP and AR invoices.
  • In addition to Custom Tax Rules, supplementary configuration was required so Project Accounting (PA) could use EBTax tax rates on PA invoices.
  • Collected and updated 2013 tax rates plus new taxes, for all countries, in the Glod instance
  • Orchestrated with the client and Technical Team to map R11 to R12 Tax Codes for EBTax. Mapping was necessary for the Ariba (AP) interface into Oracle.
  • Assisted Technical team to test client’s 3rd party AP feeder systems containing tax data
  • Drafted EBTax test scenarios and test scripts for all testing phases.
  • Counseled client on mapping Oracle Rel 11.03 tax codes to Rel 12 tax rates.
  • Assisted end users during each of the testing phases.
  • Assisted the Finance Team members to triage critical issues.
  • Served as liaison between the client and the technical team.
  • Drafted EBTax and Trading Community Manager training material, then orchestrated and delivered EBTax training classes via WebEx for the client’s employees located in India. dis team would own EBTax after go live. It required the training sessions be held from 9:00 pm through 1:00 is for 3 consecutive days. Same training was delivered for 2 different India teams early in the project.
  • Led EBTax knowledge transfer workshops with the client’s employees in India via WebEx sessions. As planned the client’s financials accounting team “took ownership” of EBTax (as well as all) Oracle modules during UAT.
  • Drafted MD 50 Functional Design documents for interfaces and custom, complex Project Accounting reports early in the project.
  • Oracle Rel 12.1.3: E-Business Tax, Trading Community Manager, assisted with Receivables, Payables, Project Accounting (when tax should be calculated on Receivables invoices) and End User Training
  • Drafted Oracle White Paper for EBTax as result of the work done on dis project

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