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Andover, MA

PROFESSIONAL SUMMARY

  • More than 19 years of professional experience out of which 12 years in Finance & Accounts and 7 years in SAP Functional consultant with FI/CO as base.
  • 2 full end-to-end life cycle implementations, Rollout and 4 supporting and maintenance projects
  • Expertise and strong analytical skills in SAP R/3 Environment (SAP-FI/CO).
  • Implemented CO-PA in Philips Health Care.
  • Worked as Fixed Asset Accounting Consultant on Version 5.0.
  • Independent Configuration of SAP Fixed Asset Module, which includes, among others, Identifying the business requirements, Functional analysis, required Configuration to meet the needs company, getting the same approved, Data mapping, Data Conversion, Functional and technical specs, Preparing BPP’s / Test Scenarios / integration test documents and training documents, end-user training etc.
  • Major Configuration points included configuration of Fixed Asset Classes, Master data, Addition, retirement, transfer and other business transactions
  • Configuration of Capitalization process to capture costs spanning multiple years and/or multiple capital projects to plan and track costs.
  • Internal order configuration for Capital orders
  • Configuration of Country specific US Tax Books (ACRS/MACRS/ACE) for tax depreciation.
  • Configuration of Book and Tax depreciation related Dep./calculation Keys in accordance with US Tax Regulations.
  • Data conversion from Excel Database using SAP LSMW functionality
  • Data Mapping for Conversion of Legacy system into SAP
  • Customization of Reports to meet the clients need
  • Integration of Fixed Assets with FI, MM and CO.
  • Functional specification for Data Conversion, Reports
  • Capital Budgeting and commitment accounting
  • Configuration of Insurance type and Insurance index series.
  • Creation of evaluation groups for user specific reporting purpose.
  • Designed detailed Fixed Assets Business processes to be used by users in post implementation SAP environment, for the ease of users
  • Provided post go-live support for month end and year end closing.
  • Experienced in SAP Configuration, Rollouts and Supporting of General Ledger, Accounts, Accounts Receivable, Asset Accounting, Bank Accounting, Funds/Cash management, Cost Center Accounting, Internal Order, Product Costing, Profit Center Account (EC-PCA),Profitability Analysis(CO-PA),Project Management(PM), Investment Management(IM), Customer Service (CS), Warranty, Contract Accounts(CA).
  • In depth conceptual knowledge on New GL & Document splitting required for IAS reporting.
  • Worked on Integration of FI/CO with Material Management (MM), Sales & Distribution (SD), Project Management (PM), Production Planning (PP), and Customer Service (CS).
  • Extensively worked on PCA restructuring & enhancements to enable management reporting - Worked with the business users to collect requirements to maintain Profit centers, profit center Hierarchies, Transfer of historic balances from MM/FI to PCA, reconciliation with GL accounts and created custom reports for producing financial statements profit center wise through Report painter
  • Worked with products like Vertex & Tax ware.
  • Extensive experience in Preparing Functional specifications.
  • Experience working on interfaces of SAP with other applications/ERP (ALE) for data transmissions via IDOC & EDI
  • Involved deeply with client interaction and end user training.
  • Developed and executed data conversion and integration test plans through integration test-scripts and unit testing with testing tools like Mercury Test director & Quality center, End user training and documentation.
  • Experienced in interfaces of BDC’s, LSMW.
  • Excellent with Excel, Power point & Visio.

EDUCATION:
Master of Commerce

Product costing trained at SAP Head Quarters
AC040 - Business Processes in Management Accounting (Controlling)
AC505 - Product Cost Planning
AC520 - Cost Object Controlling for Make-To-Stock Manufacturing and Sales-Order-
Related Production
AC210 – New General Ledger

PROFESSIONAL OBJECTIVE

To pursue an intellectually demanding career in SAP Implementation where I can utilize my knowledge and experience to provide value – added service.


Project with Confidential,

Project: Philips Health Care, (Andover, MA)
From Jan 2008 onwards (till date)
Royal Philips Electronics of the Netherlands is a diversified Health and Well-being company, focused on improving people’s lives through timely innovations. As a world leader in healthcare, lifestyle and lighting, Philips integrates technologies and design into people-centric solutions, based on fundamental customer insights and the brand promise of “sense and simplicity”.
Headquartered in the Netherlands, Philips employs approximately 116,000 employees in more than 60 countries worldwide. With sales of EUR 26 billion in 2008, the company is a market leader in cardiac care, acute care and home healthcare, energy efficient lighting solutions and new lighting applications, as well as lifestyle products for personal well-being and pleasure with strong leadership positions in flat TV, male shaving and grooming, portable entertainment and oral healthcare.
CO-PA Consultant for Philips Health Care

  • Preparation of work shop to explain the CO PA corporate model to key user.
  • Gap analysis - propose functional solutions.
  • Coordination between user requirements and CO PA functional team.
  • CO-CCA Configuration (Real and Planning). Distribution cycles, report painter, statistical key figures.
  • CO PA configuration (CO-PA Cost Based & Account Based, Real and Planning, CO-PA reports developed, XI Interfaces)
  • FM configuration (Funds, funds center, commitment items, functional area, derivation rules, tolerance profile)
  • Tests of Functionalities of R/3.
  • CO training material and courses responsible to key users.
  • Elaborate functional specifications.
  • LSMW develop (For cycles, PA derivations)
  • Documentation of the business processes.
  • ABAP reports definition, and Report Painter reports.
  • Develop a sub- module to get a balance by products line (Peru) in order to fulfill legal requirement.
  • Attendance of the Initial Loads in GO-LIVE. Support of R/3 after the implantation.
  • Developed manual.

Projects with Confidential,


  • Worked as Consultant for Global rollout for USA for Dada Group.

Dada USA Inc., a wholly-owned New York-based subsidiary of Dada S.p.A (MTAX of the Italian Stock Exchange:DA.MI), The development and completion of its U.S. Website, www.dada.net, will enable users to subscribe to a wide variety of value-added services that include an affordable mix of personal blogging, profile matching services, text messaging, ringtones, mobile gaming, and wallpaper. The complete suite of Dada USA\'s services fall under the main categories of "Love," "Life," and "Mobi."
My role was in this project gathering the requirements and developing GAP Analysis Document based on Global Template of Italy. Identifying the Legal and fiscal requirements of the Dada USA Inc on Internet services to develop the Function Design document based on Global Template of Italy.

  • Worked on Up gradation project for Crestron Electronics (NY)

Involved in Developing the BPPD’s for

  • Creston Electronics worked Product Costing up gradation from 4.6C to ECC6.0 developed documentation of the Material Cost Estimate, Creating Production Orders, release of production orders, goods issue, confirmation, goods receipt, Techo.
  • Preparing BPPD’S on variance calculation, WIP and Settlement of orders.
  • Configuration was moved into ECC6.0.

Upgraded Order to Cash process flow
Sales Order Processing (OTC), Availability Checking, Pricing, Revenue mapping with GL accounts, Sales Promotion and Sales Deals, Contracts & Rebate agreements, Output Determination, Product proposal, Free goods, Bonus Buy, Purchase Orders, Purchase Requisitions, Info Records, Stock Transport Orders, Outbound and Inbound Deliveries, Picking , Packing, Transfer Order, Goods Issues ,Goods Receipts, Billing, Batch Management, Variant Configuration, Route Determination, Transportation , Inventory Management , Warehouse Management, Sales Information System (SIS)
Contract Management,
Experienced in integration of SAP R/3 MM, PP, FI/CO Modules with SD

  • Confidential,Detroit(MI)

Fixed Assets (GMAC)

  • Discussing and understanding the application functionality in area of FI-FA
  • Involved in Conversional Specification, Inbound Idoc and Outbound Idoc Interfaces, User Exit Documents.
  • Implementation of Fixed Assets according to the client requirements.
  • Copy Chart of Depreciation, Define non-taxable input and output tax codes, Assets master data configuration and maintenance
  • Chart of Depreciation configuration
  • Account Determination Configuration
  • Asset classes configuration
  • Depreciation Areas configuration
  • Depreciation Areas for Foreign Currencies
  • Group Assets configuration
  • Depreciation process (Ordinary, Special, Unplanned and specific Upstream methods)
  • Post Depreciation to General Ledger
  • Transactions (acquisitions, retirements, transfers, capitalization of assets under construction, Budget Monitoring with Statistical Orders/WBS Elements, post capitalization)
  • Periodic postings
  • Transaction types maintenance
  • Assets data transfer
  • Maintain project structure
  • Maintain project version profiles
  • Project Planning
  • Project Budget
  • Automatic and periodic allocations
  • Number Ranges maintenance
  • Investment program maintenance
  • Month-end close process
  • Program Variant maintenance
  • Change Transport System to move changes to production
  • Create / Change Batch Jobs
  • Fixed Assets Reports
  • Batch Jobs interface processing
  • OSS notes analysis / implementation
  • Strong interpersonal and team working skills. Ability to work in a multicultural environment.

Confidential,FI/CO Consultant April 2006 to March 2007

Ford Motor Company, a global automotive industry leader based in Dearborn, Mich., manufactures and distributes automobiles in 200 markets across six continents.
With about 300,000 employees and 108 plants worldwide, the company’s core and affiliated automotive brands include Aston Martin, Ford, Jaguar, Land Rover, Lincoln, Mazda, Mercury and Volvo. Its automotive-related services include

Roles and Responsibilities

  • Involved in designing the prototype for the SAP Implementation project in the Product costing area for their parts and Logistics model, along with their implementation of CRM, SCM, and eWM.
  • I involved in developing the BTR Business Process Definition Documentation for the data transfer from their legacy system PeopleSoft which is their financial Leading ledger to SAP system.
  • Designed BTR Global template having common accounts between SAP R/3 System and PeopleSoft for Ford Europe Region (Germany) and Ford US Region. I involved in developing harmonization between SAP and PeopleSoft by introducing the interface between two ERP Packages and Mapping the company code, business area, currency.
  • Involved in developing the F-370 MDDD of Cost Elements for capturing the material, packing cost and supplier consignment cost in the SAP system for product costing.
  • Gathering the Business Requirements for Product Costing i.e. Material Cost Estimate without Quantity Structure from SMEs(Subject Matter Experts) preparing the documentation of the requirements.
  • Prepared BPDD (Business Process Definition Documentation) for Material cost Estimate without Quantity Structure. Harmonizing the Standard Cost Estimate between Fords US Region and Europe Region.
  • Testing the scenario’s in the sandbox for the interfaces developed and fixing the issues encountered in the process.
  • Involved in identifying the OSS notes for the Gaps identified

Confidential, May 2005 to March 2006
Supporting Project Outokumpu

Senior Software Engineer for Supporting at Outokumpu the process industry and industrial machinery to building, construction and electrical industry, transportation, electronics and information technology, as well as catering and households– use our metal products, technologies and services worldwide.

Role & Responsibilities:

  • Solving The tickets / production tickets
  • Discussing and understanding the application functionality in area of SAP-FI/CO
  • Solving the incidents in the order of the priorities with screen service help desk
  • Preparing the customized Reports according to the client’s requirement.
  • Incident is the problem/issue raised by the user and it is solved in a specified
  • Period.
  • Preparing the Design Documents from collecting from the Business group.
  • Collected requirements using Question and Answer database.
  • Analyzed and decompose the Business Process.
  • Conversant with Value SAP methodology and ASAP methodology.
  • Develop Functional Technical specifications for Developers related to user exits, interfaces, conversions and reports
  • Integration of FI/CO with other modules like MM&SD
  • Developed specifications, performed testing, documented.
  • Customized screen layouts for document entry at account/document levels.
  • Solved the tickets on Fixed Asset Module.
  • Experience in Credit Management, collections and disputes.
  • Bank Accounting, which includes House bank settings, display settings, bank statement, check deposits, payment transaction, etc.
  • Involved in Automatic payments for Account Payable and dunning for Account Receivable and settings for Outgoing/Incoming payments including Automatic Payment Program.
  • Created new Profit Center derivations for determination of correct profit center in clearing foreign exchange differences.
  • Created new trended profit center and Cost center report painter reports

Confidential,Hyderabad Oct 2004 to May 2005
SAP Consultant
Hitachi America
Support Project

Role & Responsibilities:

  • Solving the tickets / production tickets
  • Solving the tickets using the Synergy tool based on priority.
  • Discussing and understanding the application functionality in area of SAP-FI/CO
  • Solving the incidents in the order of the priorities with screen service help desk
  • Preparing the customized Reports according to the client’s requirement.
  • Incident is the problem/issue raised by the user and it is solved in a specified
  • Period.
  • Solved the tickets on General ledger, Accounts payable, Accounts Receivable,
  • Fixed Assets, Cost Center Accounting,Internal Orders,Profit Center Accounting.
  • Preparing the Design Documents from collecting from the Business group.
  • Collected requirements using Question and Answer database.
  • Analyzed and decompose the Business Process.

Confidential,SAP-FI/CO Consultant
IGS SAP Solutions (Ericsson supporting project), Dec 2003 – Oct 2004

Worked as SAP-FI/CO Consultant, using SAP R/3 4.7.

Discussing and understanding the application functionality in area of SAP-FI/CO
Solving tickets in the order of Severities with screen of WIH (World Wide Integrated Help Desk) Gold. WIH is customized version of Action Request System by Remedy.
A ticket is a problem raised by the customer which will be directed to various teams like AM Team, HP Team etc and which needs to be resolved within the stipulated time period depending on the severity levels.

Role & Responsibilities:

  • Preparing the Design Documents (collecting information from the Business group).
  • Collected requirements using Question and Answer database.
  • Analyzed and decompose the Business Process.
  • Conversant with Value SAP methodology and ASAP methodology.
  • Develop Functional Technical specifications for Developers related to user exits, interfaces, conversions and reports
  • Customized screen layouts for document entry at account/document levels.
  • Created Account assignment models for recurring entries.
  • Created Sample documents as a data source for accounting documents.
  • Created Customers and Vendors Account Groups with screen layout.
  • Created number ranges and assigned number ranges to Account Groups.
  • Identified one-time Customers and Vendors and defined separate screen layout for them.
  • Experience in Credit Management, collections and disputes.
  • Worked on Accounts Payable, creation vendor account groups, vendor number ranges.
  • Assignment of number ranges to vendor account groups.
  • Configured document types and number ranges for document types, creation new vendor masters. creation of vendor statements(correspondence)
  • Developed functional specifications for AP custom reports. Coordinated with ABAP team for design, build and testing.
  • Bank Accounting, which includes House bank settings, display settings, bank statement, check deposits, payment transaction, etc.
  • Involved in Automatic payments for Account Payable and dunning for Account Receivable and settings for Outgoing/Incoming payments including Automatic Payment Program.
  • Solved the issues in Asset Management
  • Maintained automatic account assignment for profit centers. Configuration in Profit Center Accounting (CO-PCA) included creating PCA standard hierarchy and Dummy profit center, controlling area maintenance, Analyzing and updating PCA settings and Master data settings.
  • Integration of FI/CO with other modules like MM and SD
  • Developed specifications, performed testing, documented, and trained users on custom program for automating loading of customer payment advices for cash receipts.
  • Trained users and extended functionality of new logistics invoice verification process.
  • Created new Profit Center derivations for determination of correct profit center in clearing foreign exchange differences.
  • Surveyed end users to determine perceived system performance and documented major problem areas.
  • Assisted with the set up of a help desk and associated issue database to track progress of problem resolution.
  • Analyzed variances in order summarization hierarchy and implemented improvements to period end process order confirmation procedures.
  • Analyzed problems with period end production variance reports, and tested and implemented OSS note fixes.
  • Prepared Documentation and training for the End-users.
  • Follow up of the IDOC Flow from Power max to store as well Power max to DC.
  • Idoc follow up.
  • Twelve monthly activities included mark and release of standard cost estimates.
  • Solving The production tickets
  • Used OSS notes to resolve the SAP short comings

Confidential, Feb 2003 to Nov 2003
Role : SAP-FICO Consultant
Environment: SAP R/3 4.0

Description:
Liberty shoes is a 800 cores company, headquarter at Pempri , India. Its major business line is shoes production. IBM is their Implementation consultants for their SAP implementation.
The various phases handled by IBM.
The Functional modules that were implemented are:

Financial Accounting
Controlling
Materials Management
Sales and Distribution
Production Planning
Quality control
Plant Maintence

Role and Responsibility

  • Preparation of Business Blueprint of SAP FI/CO using Q&A DB of value SAP.
  • Design for ‘To Be’ from Financial & Controlling view & Gap Analysis
  • General Ledger, Accounts Receivable, Accounts Payable, Asset Management in FI module and CEL, CCA, PCA and overhead controlling in Controlling Module.
  • Responsible for successfully implementing the modules specializing in creating Chart of Accounts, Credit control area, Defining Account groups and Number ranges, Maintain Field status variants, Defining Fiscal year Variant,
  • Creating posting period variant and maintain posting periods, Create Tolerance groups for Account postings, Create tolerance groups for A/R and A/P, Creating Customer & Vendor Master records, Configuration of credit control area..
  • GL Posting, Holding/parking of Docs, Clearing of Open Items,
  • GR/IR clearing account analysis, receivables/payables regrouping, Month/Annual Closing Activities, G/L postings were done to check the functionality of the system, opening & closing of posting periods.
    Foreign Exchange Transactions involving invoices with different currencies, foreign currency revaluations, Special G/L Transactions like Down Payments, Transactions involving input tax/output tax. Balance Sheet & P & L Reports, Reports of Actual/Plans & other reports Customization & Master Data Maintenance – General Ledger, Account Payable\\Receivable, House bank, Cash Journal, Automatic Payment Programme,
  • Dunning and period end closing Asset master data
  • Develop Balance Sheet and Income Statement Report...
    Assigning of Activities to Cost Centers, Direct Activity Allocation, Periodic Reposting, Distribution, Assessment, Planning, Commitments, running of Distribution & Assessment Cycles, Preparation of reports of actual v/s Plan etc, setting up of period locks,
  • Creation of assets & Posting of depreciation and Customization & Master Data Maintenance of Asset Module – Asset Classes, Chart of Depreciation, Depreciation Areas,DepreciationKey.
  • Configuration & integration with MM and SD
  • Unit & integration testing.
    Testing of transactions and reports
  • Post implementation support (Problem Solving).
    Review & Team Presentation.

Confidential, Jan2003 to Feb2003
Completed a comprehensive in-house training in FI/CO for the SAP R/3 system which also includes integration of FI with other SAP modules (SD and MM).

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