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Central Finance - Lead Resume

SUMMARY:

  • Resourceful and proactive SAP FI/CO Consultant with 14 years of progressive experience in SAP FICO design, process re - engineering, implement, customize, configure, integrate and support
  • Completed 7 end to end SAP implementation projects, 7 implementation projects, 1 upgrade projects, 2 roll out projects, 1 SAP Support and maintenance project and other SAP assignments
  • Experience in ASAP and Agile Project Implementation Methodology

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE:

Confidential

Central Finance - Lead

Responsibilities:
  • Conduct business blueprint workshops to gather business requirements for Central Finance solution implementation
  • Analyze current business process, gap identification and mapping to central finance solution
  • Consult the business partners to understand the requirements and work towards Central Finance based solution to standardize the Finance and controlling process
  • Master Data Governance and harmonization
  • Configure SAP FICO configuration in SAP S/4 Hana system

Confidential

SAP S/4 Hana FICO Architect

Responsibilities:
  • Conducted blueprint workshops to gather business requirements and presented best practice solutions to standardize business operation to create efficient and effective business processes
  • Analyzed current-state of business process analysis, gap analysis, and business process re-engineering to improve data processing and analysis within SAP S/4. Analyzed and reviewed all processes, user procedures and system requirements
  • Consulted the business partners to understand the requirements and work towards SAP S/4 Hana based solution to standardize the FICO process for Products and Services
  • Demonstrated a broad and in-depth mastery of more than one business process and associated integration points while continuously looking for opportunities to improve, streamline, reinvent business processes and solutions with technology fit/gap solution
  • Master Data Governance and Control
  • Coordinated the adoption of new business procedures resulting from system/application changes, development of FS, documentation, training, and communication plans

Confidential

Simple Finance (S4 Hana), Central Finance Lead/Architect

Responsibilities:
  • Scope Validation for the existing business processes and map them to S4 Hana simple finance
  • Blue-print and Solution design of the FICO process in Simple Finance
  • Legacy Integration using client defined integration and conversion patterns to ensure efficient and supportable integration between legacy systems and S/4HANA
  • Finalize organization structure for all legal entities in scope, including company and company codes within the existing enterprise structure
  • Determine new organization to govern and control Customer Master records; decide on standardized processes for maintenance of customer master records; determine what applications or systems will be used to manage and store the customer master records
  • Finalize data conversion/ETL tools for SAP and Non-SAP data provisioning for the project - between using existing tools or adding a new tool SAP Business Objects Data Services (BODS) as the preferred data provisioning tool between non-SAP to non-SAP system
  • Legacy financial systems transactions replication in S/4 HANA using SAP central finance

Confidential

FICO Architect

Responsibilities:
  • Created conference room pilots to educate the key business users about the SAP processes related to their respective areas allowing them to maximize their understanding of the solution and providing them tools to tailor the solution to their organization needs
  • Responsible for all aspects of project including requirements gathering, scheduling, budgeting, work authorization and Execution
  • Served as a project manager over the delivery of complex business process re-engineering and systems solutions into the business community to ensures the implementation projects are on time and on budget and business needs and expectations are met
  • Provided architectural solution of multiple independent changes and projects simultaneously
  • Responsible for overall project scope, resourcing, and requirements during project’s life cycle
  • Provided broad functional knowledge of key SAP FICO business modules to clients
  • Led a team of SAP FICO professionals through technology lifecycle, including requirements system design, configuration and testing

Confidential

Global Finance Lead

Responsibilities:
  • Worked as SAP FICO Solutions Architect contributing at both strategic and technical levels, focusing on SAP GL/AP/AR and FSCM
  • Managed Project teams for Discretionary Projects consisting of external consultants, team members, business representatives, sponsors and steering committee
  • Managed and facilitated Blueprinting, configuration, integration, custom development, and data structures
  • Worked with Steering Committee, Project Validation Board on identifying key areas for enhancements and maintaining strategic focus based on Technology Roadmaps
  • Followed Agile project management methodology and ensure the timely delivery of architectural designs and facilitated key decisions around the best business Solutions

Confidential

FICO reporting lead

Responsibilities:
  • Analysed customer needs and designed Finance and controlling reporting requirements
  • Translated business requirements into SAP functional and configuration requirements
  • Worked on business process re-engineering study, existing practices study, Fit/Gap analysis
  • Led the preparation of Functional Specs for various reports and coordinated with the offshore team for development of objects
  • Responsible for completeness and quality of functional design to adhere to the client standard
  • Responsible for tracking and maintaining the system uptime to the SLA agreed with the client
  • Communicated status, issues, and impacts with team, PMO, client sponsors and process owners

Confidential

FICO Lead

Responsibilities:
  • Led the global template standardization of current design and prepare for further roll-out to consolidate the Asian region’s ERP estate with minimal business disruption
  • Identified value realization KPI’s and process to measure pre and post SAP FICO go lives
  • Led the functional and technical design of the SAP FICO global template
  • Led session across multiple business and technical teams for an end-to-end integrated solution
  • Conducted workshops in Tokyo, Bangkok, India and Jakarta for requirement gathering and solution confirmation
  • Worked on localized reports in SAP through standard and custom solution

Confidential

Global AR/AP/FSCM Lead

Responsibilities:
  • Conducted business blueprint workshops to gather business requirements. Presented best practice solutions to standardize and create improved and efficient business processes
  • Designed and prepared the blue printing document for AR/AP/FSCM process
  • Designed and developed interfaces between legacy systems and SAP for data flow and reporting
  • Led the development of functional specification documents for the all the WRICEF that were identified in the Gap identification process
  • Led the Configuration of AR/AP/FSCM module that included Cash Management, AR and AP Payment Programming, Credit Management, Dispute Management and Collection management
  • Led the data conversion process for AR, AP and FSCM processes and go-live support

Confidential

Finance Lead

Responsibilities:
  • Led the AR and SD-FI Integration team as part of the SAP implementation project
  • Conducted workshops for requirement gathering and solution confirmation by the business
  • Prepared business blue print document FICO processes
  • Designed and developed Cash Management using custom program for automatic entry of the customer payment in SAP coming from legacy systems
  • Configured the derivative structures and rule for characteristics. Defined both basic reports and form reports for the business units by profit centers to analyze the profit at customer and product levels. Developed multiple reports for the reporting of profitability
  • Led the System Integration Test (SIT) and UAT testing using HPQC
  • Involved in final preparation of cutover activities, production delivery and post go live support

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