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Director, Sap Bpc Financial Performance Management Resume

Dallas, TX

SUMMARY:

  • Results oriented, versatile CPA, MBA professional with extensive financial, software, and consulting experience. Experience spans public and privately held organizations ranging in size from small to mid - sized companies to large, international enterprises. Excellent communications skills highlighted by successful negotiations, board and C-level presentations, public speaking and written documentation. Strong cross functional team leader.
  • Designed and implemented multi-unit, multi-location financial reporting systems, including trends and key performance metrics for multiple client organizations;
  • Architected, participated and lead development of FPM planning, consolidations and reporting solutions on both SAP BPC and IBM Cognos TM1 product platforms for clients of various industry, size and scope;
  • As CFO, Guided turnaround service company to top-line Revenue and Confidential growth of over 35% in first year following acquisition. Managed consolidation process for parent and 3 US subsidiaries.
  • Directed change in cost allocation methodology of indirect costs on Federal research grants for research institute as CFO.
  • Co-Founded and led Accounting/ERP software and consulting firm for 10 years that became one of the largest and most successful business partners for the SAGE accounting /ERP software products. Planned and managed software projects for client companies of various sizes and industries.;
  • Able to work across business functions and disciplines to fully understand and best determine clients’ business needs and design the appropriate solution

SPECIALTIES:

  • Strong working knowledge of Financial Performance Management ("FPM") and Business Intelligence (“BI”) systems with a core focus on
  • IBM COGNOS TM1 and SAP BPC.
  • Strategic Vision
  • FPM Solution Architecture
  • Financial Reporting / Business Metrics
  • Budgeting and Planning
  • Cognos TM1 Certified Developer
  • SAP BPC Certified Developer
  • Business Analytics
  • Business Intelligence (“BI”) / OLAP
  • Financial Consolidations
  • ERP & EPM Selection, Scoping & Implementation

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE:

Confidential, Dallas,TX

DIRECTOR, SAP BPC FINANCIAL PERFORMANCE MANAGEMENT

Responsibilities:

  • TM1 Model architect and lead developer assisting medium sized manufacturing company in modifying its current TM1 models for sales, operations and financial reporting. Work involved requirements definition, design and development, cube rules, turbointegrator processes, web and Perspectives report development.
  • TM1 model architect for the 24 month rolling outlook and annual planning model of an enterprise-wide solution for a large global financial services company. Project team consisted of client and third party contractors, including the company’s offshore TM1 development team. Work included overall model design and requirements definitions on the Cognos TM1 v10.2.2. Model development comprised multiple data sources, numerous Turbointegrator processes and cube rules, TM1 web and Perspectives templates and reports, integrated security, data extracts, and knowledge transfer.
  • TM1 Model architect and lead developer for an enterprise-wide budgeting and forecasting solution for a large government contracting and consulting company, integrating with DELTEK Costpoint ERP and IBM Cognos BI.
  • Assisted IBM project team with an enterprise wide, re-development of a Cognos TM1 implementation and upgrade to version 10.1 for a large international oil and gas company encompassing multiple divisions involved in the company’s downstream operations.

Confidential, Dallas,TX

DIRECTOR, SAP BPC FINANCIAL PERFORMANCE MANAGEMENT

Responsibilities:

  • Architected consolidation and management reporting solution on BPC 10.1 Netweaver for global medical device manufacturer spinoff purchased by a large private equity firm. Work involved designing a solution on SAP BPC version 10.1 to handle a global consolidation of 50+ legal entities from different data sources, including several instances of SAP ECC and other non-SAP systems, with differing consolidation timeframes. The design deliverable supported the legal consolidations and external financial reporting process while also supporting the management reporting process.
  • Development role on larger BPC team of a consolidations application for a large publicly traded international alcoholic beverage manufacturer/distributor in Colorado . Development of required reports and input templates using EPM Add-in for Microsoft Office for the legal and management consolidation implementation of BPC 10.0 Netweaver.
  • Development role on larger BPC team of a planning application for a large international beverage manufacturer/distribution joint venture company in Wisconsin. Development of required reports and input templates using EPM Add-in for Microsoft Office to support the planning application on BPC 10.0 Netweaver. Extensive master and transaction data imports from flat files and SAP BW.

DIRECTOR, SAP BPC FINANCIAL PERFORMANCE MANAGEMENT

Confidential, Dallas,TX

Responsibilities:

  • Led Implementation of BPC 7.5 NetWeaver for financial consolidations and reporting solution, with integration to SAP BW, for this international, multi-company and publicly traded pharmaceutical. Work included application and dimension build, master and transaction data integration with BW, intercompany eliminations, FX translation, and Confidential reports and templates.
  • Led Implementation of BPC 7.5 NetWeaver for budget planning solution, with integration to SAP BW for this international multi-company defense manufacturer. Lead on-site BPC project development, including application and dimension build, master and transaction data integration with BW, FX translation, allocations, intra-application data transfers, and Confidential reports/templates.

SENIOR MANAGER

Confidential, Dallas,TX

Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for leading Office of Finance solutions within the Performance Management group, including COGNOS TM1 and SAP BPC.

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