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Sr. Fico Consultant Resume

Libertyville, IL

SUMMARY:

  • Over 12 years of SAP FICO experience as a Consultant and its integration to other modules (PP/SD/MM/HR) Currently working in SAP FICO (COPC/COPA/CCA/AP/AR/PS/GL)
  • Experience in Project Lead activities - Attend Steering committee meetings, prepare project charter in Project preparation, Root cause analysis documents and weekly status reports
  • Experience in one implementation and one migration project in S4 HANA Simple Finance
  • Experience in 4 implementations, One Roll-Out, One Enhancement and 1 support projects in FIC
  • Experienced in the below areas in SAP FICO.
  • Finance (FI): General Ledger (FI-GL), Bank Accounting, Accounts Payable(FI-AP), Accounts Receivable(FI-AR), Asset Accounting(FI-AA) and Investment Management
  • Controlling (CO): Cost Element Accounting (CO-CEA), Cost Center Accounting (CO-CCA), Internal Orders (CO-IO), Profit Centre Accounting (CO-PCA), CO-PA, Product Costing and Material Ledger
  • Integration: FI with MM, SD and PP.
  • Integration: FSCM with AR, SD, CRM and High Radius
  • Experience in all phases of SAP Implementation that includes Blue Printing, Design, write FSPECS, test cases, training materials, Build SAP, Unit Test (FUT), Integration Test, UAT, Cutover, Implementation and Post Go-Live support

TECHNICAL SKILLS:

  • Blue Printing
  • Design
  • write FSPECS
  • test cases
  • training materials
  • Build SAP
  • Unit Test (FUT)
  • Integration Test
  • UAT
  • Cutover
  • Implementation and Post Go-Live support

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE DETAIL

Confidential, Libertyville IL

Sr. FICO Consultant

Responsibilities:

  • Attended workshops to Gathered the new business requirements on S4 System
  • Actively involved in the discussions for the project SAP S/4 HANA-Finance Landscape & Solution Designing and deployment options including requirements gathering, planning and scoping.
  • Extensively worked in Accounts Receivable, Accounts Payable, New General Ledger, Asset Accounting, and Banks modules on FI side.
  • New General Ledger: Basic Set up, Leading Ledger, Non-Leading Ledger, Extension/Appendix Ledger and Universal Journal.
  • New Fixed Assets: Parallel Accounting (Ledger Based & Account Based), Technical Clearing Accounts, Various types of acquisition scenarios, and Depreciation Run.
  • Prepared user documentation and conducted user training in Cost Center Accounting (CCA), CFIN, Profit Center Accounting (PCA), Profitability Analysis (CO-PA), and Internal Orders (IO).
  • Conducted detailed analysis of the requirements for the implementation of the Change Requests/Projects.
  • Participated in the development of cost/benefit analysis translating business goals into appropriate solutions while assessing feasibility and optimization of the solution.
  • Cultivated and demonstrated industry-specific business process knowledge and familiarity with relevant enterprise, business unit, and functional strategies, objectives, and plans.
  • Provided guidance in the definition of solution design practices and standards that link back to SAP best practices.
  • Developed and maintained working relationships with a diverse group of business, functional and technical teams.
  • Communicated with the business and technical teams effectively and streamlined the execution of different Projects / Change Requests, and processes with them.
  • Worked on implementing SAP OSS notes for some system bugs.
  • Assisted users to create their own personalized screens in Fiori.
  • Worked on Unit Testing and User Acceptance Testing
  • Performed all the activities and testing in the pre-production client to make sure everything is in place before go-live
  • Post Go-Live Support
Confidential, Minneapolis

Sr. FICO Consultant

Responsibilities:

  • Receiving of tickets Tool and analyzing them to know ticket involves configuration changes or requires new enhancements or can be solved at this level.
  • Leading finance support team
  • Working on continues improvement activities as part of the organizational contribution to reduce the tickets.
  • Working on business KPIs to fix the gaps in the business process
  • Attend weekly meeting with Client to discuss about open and high aging incidents.
  • Providing production support to the users Resolving issues in the areas of Finance and Controlling
  • Maintaining documentation for Change Requests. Prepare functional specifications for developments
  • Worked closely with fuctional consultants of other modules to resolve the incidents
Confidential, Denver

Sr. FICO Business Functional Analyst

Responsibilities:

  • Implemented IDOC functionality for all payments through Chase Bank
  • Implemented new treasury functions like FRFT (Bank to bank transfers), F8BV (reversal of payment request), RVND (Free form payment) and F111 (Treasury payment program) and CD payments Through FPY1
  • Developed interface to convert Chase Bank file into BAI2 format, before uploading into SAP for APR region
  • Implemented IDOC and configured payments for AP Wire, AP ACH, AR Direct Debit and Treasury wire Payments.
  • Preparation of End to End process of test case documents and end user training Documents
  • Configured Electronic Bank Statement for Bank and customized for reconciliation of bank accounts.
  • Implemented Lockbox - Enhanced standard SAP lockbox program to automatically identify and clear inter company invoices
Confidential, Chicago

Sr. FICO Consultant

Responsibilities:

  • Fixed Asset Accounting: Asset Classes, Depreciation areas, Depreciation keys, posting depreciation to G/L account. Configuration of transactions like acquisitions, retirements, Intra & Inter Asset transfers, Transfer variants and write offs and capitalization of assets under constructions, & Month /year end activities
  • Cash and Bank: Configuring and Customizing Cash Journal and other related areas including Cash Management and Funds Management. Customization of Bank, House Bank, Payment Method, Automatic Payment, Check Payments and all other related areas including Treasure Management
  • Banking. Included configuration and business processes for Cross Company Payments, Lockbox, ACH Payments and DMEE’s Electronic Bank Statements BAI format
  • Strong Integration skills of FI with SD and FSCM - IHC, Credit, collections and Disbursements management. Involved in Unit testing, Integration testing and assisted in User Acceptance Testing and End-User Training
  • Implementation of end to end collections management. Used Business rule frame work (BRF) to redesign dunning and collection management
  • Creating various new reports and enhancements for the Business, in the above-mentioned segments, coordinating with ABAP team for code development, unit testing, test scenarios, ensuring smooth user acceptance testing, final sign-offs from Business, creating Functional Specifications, successful movement in PROD client etc.
  • Parallel Accounting leading ledger to non- leading Ledger is created in the system (0L - ledger = GAAP). Then another ledger should be created and classified as non-leading ledger (1L - ledger = TAX).
  • Preparation of End to End process of test case documents and end user training Documents
  • Month end and year end processes - monitoring for auto jobs processing and integration for all geographies and modules FI, CO, BI, BW etc.
Confidential, St. Louis; MO

Sr. FICO Business Functional Analyst

Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for the facilitation of internal SAP Asset Management end-user training post go-live
  • Fixed Asset Accounting: Asset Classes, Depreciation areas, Depreciation keys, posting depreciation to G/L account. Configuration of transactions like acquisitions, retirements, Intra & Inter Asset transfers, Transfer variants and write offs and capitalization of assets under constructions, & Month /year end activities
  • Fiscal Year ending process activities
  • Configured & Implanted 1099 Misc tax filling process for 2013 calendar year
  • Worked on support projects issue management resolved the critical issues within time limit and documented all the solutions.
Confidential, Deerfield IL

Sr. FICO Business Functional Analyst

Responsibilities:

  • Configured all business transactions for accounts payable and account receivables including the payment program configuration and automatic check payment advice and payment analysis printing, clearing of vendor and customer open items, bank master data, house banks for payment program, credit management, Periodic processing, correspondence
  • Configured House Banks, Electronic Bank Statement (EBS), Automatic Payment Methods, Dunning program configuration, DMEE settings, involved with the design of bank interface for automatic payments to vendors etc.
  • Designed and configured SD to FI Integration (Billing, AR, and Revenue Recognition). Implemented of global Revenue/Cost Recognition project for make-to-order equipment project.
  • Verified transactional data in SAP-AP, SAP-AR and integration areas of (Order-to-cash cycle) and MM (procure-to-pay cycle)
  • Configured New GL landscape, creation of leading and non-leading ledgers, maintained ruled based splitting, splitting rules and splitting methods and activated the document splitting functionality.
  • Configuring the Fixed Asset Management Module: Creating Chart of Depreciation, Asset Classes, Assigning G/L account to asset classes, Screen layout for master data, depreciation Areas, Group Assets Configuration, Accounts for Posting Depreciation, Depreciation Key configuration, Acquisitions, Retirements, Transfers, Revaluation of Assets, Capitalization of Assets, assets data transfer.
  • In SAP-COPA, Collaborated with other teams in defining the characteristics, value fields, derivation rules, CO-PA structures, top - down distribution, condition types, tables, access sequence, and other procedures
  • Spearheaded the deployment of Document Splitting. Designed logic for zero balanced - active splitting rules. Defined splitting rules for Procure to Pay, Order to Cash, FI-AR and FI-AP business transactions.
  • Worked on AR correspondences, Lockbox, Electronic bank reconciliation
  • Worked in Internal Orders, Statistical Key figures (SKF), Profit center accounting (PCA), WBS elements andSettlements.
Confidential, CA

FICO Consultant

Responsibilities:

  • Implemented complete FI (GL/AP/AR), CO (CCA/PCA/IO) modules for within tight schedule and completed the same successfully.
  • Active role in configuration of Chart of accounts, GL accounts and related settings as per the country templates.
  • Involved in configuration of Accounts Payable and related open item management for the client.
  • Implemented New GL, Activated new Ledger, Performed document splitting, splitting methods, items categories and linked them to various document types.
  • Configured New GL landscape, creation of leading and non-leading ledgers, maintained ruled based splitting, splitting rules and splitting methods and activated the document splitting functionality.
  • Configured Validations rules to restrict GL accounts to certain document types in line with management reporting requirements by creating required sets in Special Purpose Ledger.
  • Involved in function specification writing for various requirements: - Workflow, Enhancement, Interfaces etc.
  • Configured House Banks, Electronic Bank Statement (EBS), Automatic Payment Methods, Dunning program configuration, Lock box settings, involved with the design of bank interface for automatic payments to vendors etc.
  • Implemented Cost center accounting which involved creation of Standard Hierarchy, Cost Center Groups, Master Data of Cost Elements.
  • Involved in legacy data migration by using different tools (LSMW).
  • Performed support and maintenance duties during and after “Go Live” stage.
  • Resolved issues/problems arising out of the end user testing
Confidential

SAP FICO Analyst

Responsibilities:

  • Performed As is study and prepared To Be Process documents for FI/CO Module.
  • Studied and analyzed clients Business Processes and mapped them into SAP.
  • Defined Chart of Accounts and basic configuration of system in areas of global settings, organizational structure, company code definition, and taxes with jurisdiction code levels, pricing procedures, account groups, field status groups, line layouts, open item clearing and generating reports.
  • Configured the settings in G/L area, such as creating G/L master data, cross-company code transactions, and Open item clearing.
  • Configured GL transactions for business processes such as fast-entry screens, posting, parking, reversals and month end closings.
  • Designed and configured SD to FI Integration. Configured settings for Controlling Area and Operating Concern, maintained Versions.
  • In Cost Center Accounting defined and assigned standard hierarchy, validations and substitutions.
  • In Product Cost Planning (CO-PC-PCP), Configured Material costing with quantity structure, Costing Variants, Standard, Inventory and Modified cost estimate. CO-ABC (Activity based costing) Integrated with parallel Activity based costing & master data creation in Activity based costing
  • In Cost Object Controlling (CO-PC-OC), Configured Master data for Product cost by order (Product Cost Collector), Simultaneous Costing and Period End Closing
  • In SAP-COPA, Collaborated with other teams in defining the characteristics, value fields, derivation rules, CO-PA structures, top–down distribution, condition types, tables, access sequence, and other procedures
Confidential

FICO Consultant

Responsibilities:

  • Provided Production support in COPC/COPA/PCA/CCA/GL/FA/PS – analyze, make configuration settings, fix data, test, and transport to PR10 system.
  • Analyze and Fix the issues in product costing, profitability analysis and in SD but affected in CO (COPA).
  • Fixed Inventory reconciliation issues, make necessary moments between Plants as necessary.
  • Help in resolving issues around Project Systems (WBS) settlements to fixed assets.
  • Analyze COPA and AR requirements and design/develop them in SAP ECC including regular planning data upload (excel).
  • Analyze CCA – design/develop them in SAP ECC – Cost Center standard and Alternate hierarchies (groups), Cost Center planning, budgeting, default CC determination, distribution cycles, variance (plan/actual) analysis etc.,
  • Analyze PCA – design/develop them in SAP ECC – Profit Center standard and Alternate hierarchies (groups), default PC determinations, PC determination through Substitution rules etc.,
  • In Internal Orders maintained order types, screen layouts, maintained order groups, status management, overhead costing sheets, maintained settlement rules, settlement profile, planning profile, budget profile, availability control.
  • In SAP-COPA, Collaborated with other teams in defining the characteristics, value fields, derivation rules, CO-PA structures, top–down distribution, condition types, tables, access sequence, and other procedures
Confidential

SAP Consultant

Responsibilities:

  • Supporting with Financials, Asset Accounting and Controlling. Preparation of functional design for the business requirements.
  • Coordinating with technical and other module consultants. Providing offshore production support in the areas of FI and CO. providing necessary assistance to BPO’s and SAP end users.
  • Configuration of automatic payment program, assign account determinations for various special ledger accounts and creation of house banks etc.
  • Handling of Application Development in the areas of AR, AP, Profit center accounting, Cost center accounting, and COPA. Customization of financial statement of versions for profit and loss a/c, balance sheet, etc.
Confidential

SAP Project core Team Member

Responsibilities:

  • Mapping Business Requirements Control undertaking Quick Gap Analysis. Creating Chart of Accounts, Account Groups, GL Accounts along with Cost Centre Accounting, Profit Centre Accounting, Profitability Analysis Handling the configuration of vendor master, vendor documents, BOM, G/L documents, split valuation, dynamic availability check for goods movements, configuration of different accounts and assigning users to the accounts.
  • Documenting user requirements and developing specifications for customization. Coordinating with the development Team for development / customization of software.
  • Integration with Internal Orders; Cost Center & Profit Center Accounting.
Confidential

MIS accounting analyst

Responsibilities:

  • Prepare financial statements and Audit & Tax Audit Reports: Interaction with Internal / Statutory Auditors regarding audit and other matters; preparation of Balance Sheet, Profit & Loss Accounts; preparation of 3CA / 3CD forms for Tax Audit purpose.
  • Assess internal controls and cost Audits
  • Analyze and/or prepare monthly financial and MIS information
  • Ascertainment of cost & Determination of Selling Price
  • Analyzing variances and costs, Monthly overhead analysis, analysis of profit of each activity level

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