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Sap Hr /payroll Support Senior Lead /principal Consultant Resume

Jacksonville, FL

SUMMARY:

  • SAP Certified HCM Lead with over 14 years of US SAP HR/Payroll experience
  • Extensive experience in Requirements Gathering, Conducting Workshops, Analyzing, Process Designing, Prototyping, Training, Configuring, Implementing, Testing Of Business Application Process in SAP HCM Module: Payroll, ECM, Benefits And Leading The Payroll Implementation Teams
  • 4 Full Life Cycles Implementation experience in SAP R/3 in release 4.6C; 4.7, ECC 5.0 and 6.0 Enterprise Versions.
  • Implementation specialist/lead using ASAP implementation methodology involving business process analysis, Blue Prints, Building Business Process Procedures, Gap Analysis, Design, Unit Testing, Data Conversion, System Testing And Go Live Support.
  • Worked with RICE (Reports, Interfaces, Conversions, Extensions) and with Tax reporter HR Forms (PE51); Remuneration statements; Payroll Journal
  • Worked extensively with Wage types in all the Projects.
  • Extensive experience with FI - GL Account integration and issue resolution.
  • BSI TUBs & HRSPs analysis; application and testing in all the Payroll Projects.
  • Implementation experience in various SAP HR modules - Personnel Administration, Payroll, Benefits, Compensation Management, and Time management.
  • Trained client users in the processing of SAP Payroll preparing BPPs
  • Excellent experience in documentation of business processes, end user knowledge transfers, user training, support, troubleshooting, problem resolution, enhancements, configuration and creating FDDs documents
  • Outstanding ability in research, analytical, organizational and problem solving capabilities
  • Experienced in supporting upgrade projects and Post implementation projects and payroll support leading AMO
  • IT Projects management experience, having worked in a variety of IT Projects in the US.
  • SAP HR Modules: Payroll, Enterprise Compensation Management, Benefits, and Personnel administration, Tax and Regulatory changes testing. Yearend tax update projects
  • ERP: SAP R/3 - Human Resource 4.6C, 4.7, ECC 5.0 and ECC6.0
  • Tools: MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Microsoft Project, Microsoft Visio
  • Gap analysis, impact analysis, SWOT analysis, ROI analysis
  • Business process flows, Business Process Management, and BPR
  • Test cases/ test scripts- unit testing, Integration testing; UAT and QA.
  • Operating Systems: UNIX, Windows XP, Windows 7; Windows 8
  • ERP: AP R/3 4.6c; 4.7; ECC 5.0 and ECC 6.0
  • RDBMS: ORACLE, MS-Access

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE:

Confidential, Jacksonville, FL

SAP HR /Payroll Support Senior Lead /Principal Consultant

Responsibilities:

  • On cycle payrolls & Off cycle payrolls.
  • Coordinated custom development issues with off-shore development teams and QA testing teams in Philippines, Argentina, India and Canada.
  • Associated with Canadian support/configuration team for a client.
  • FI transfer & integration and posting issues. Worked extensively with Client teams in resolving GL account posting issues.
  • Benefits integration with payroll and improved the design based on the business process.
  • Third Party remittances
  • HRSP & BSI TUBs application/maintenance including tax and regulatory changes testing.
  • Worked with BSI and tax models & tax calculations extensively
  • Lead mini project for the client, Business process designing/configuring/implementing Claims related OPR (over payment recovery) project
  • Configured Wage type catalog, for different characteristics for EFH - Taxation, cumulation, posting and time management components.
  • Lead Business Process change initiative, involving NQSO/RSU/LTPP/NESS Stock processing in SAP.
  • Lead mini project for, process designing/configuring/implementing Roth benefits Plans and corrected 401K process related routines in payroll schema
  • Built extensive/comprehensive data base for all the client’s wage types, for different characteristics of the wage types
  • Configured Garnishments- Child support/Creditor/Leavy.
  • Analysis and testing of various Interfaces in different areas.
  • Worked extensively with Payroll/Time Schema/Rules/Operations.
  • Lead and worked with Yearend project updates including Yearend tax updates
  • Environment ECC 6.0
  • Associated with Success factors implementation/support team.

Confidential, Redmond, WA

SAP HR /Payroll Support Senior Consultant

Responsibilities:

  • Payroll issues resolution including FI/CO issues and support.
  • Trained Client payroll department users in processing pay adjustments with YANA & YAWA
  • Enhancements to the current processes.
  • Coordinating the SAP support/enhancement activities between off-shore team/and US team.

Confidential, Ashburn, VA

Senior SAP Payroll & Benefits consultant

Responsibilities:

  • Payroll & Benefits Configuration: Configured Bank details and Check printing
  • Configured Wage types, Payment models, Priorities and arrears, Benefits integration with Payroll
  • Configured Benefit Plans
  • Configured Tax reporter/tax models and worked with tax update bulletins.
  • Worked with FI/CO Integration and extensively interacted Loudon Water Accounts department in resolving the GL Acc issues.
  • Participated in Unit testing, Integration testing and coordinated QA testing.
  • 3PR configuration
  • Garnishments
  • Trained users in payroll/Benefits procedures.
  • Prepared BPPs for client users training.

Environment: Version ECC6.0

Confidential, Jacksonville, FL

SAP HR /Payroll Support Senior Lead /Principal Consultant

Responsibilities:

  • On cycle and Off cycle payrolls
  • Coordinated configuration/support issues with off-shore and worked with the development teams in India, Philippines, Argentina and Canada.
  • Associated with Canadian payroll support/configuration team.
  • FI transfer & integration and posting issues. Worked extensively with Client teams at Agilent/McGraw Hill in resolving GL account posting issues.
  • Benefits integration with payroll
  • Third Party remittances
  • HRSP & BSI TUBs application/maintenance including tax and regulatory changes.
  • Worked with BSI and tax models & tax calculations extensively
  • Worked with HRW/STAR issue resolution/monitoring systems for both the clients
  • Lead mini project for the client, process designing/configuring/implementing Claims project
  • Configured Wage type catalog, for different characteristics for MGH - Taxation, cumulation, posting and general
  • Lead Process change initiative, involving NQSO/RSU/LTPP/ Stock processing.
  • Lead mini project for, process designing/configuring/implementing Roth benefits Plans and corrected 401K process related routines in payroll schema
  • Built extensive/comprehensive data base for all the client’s wage types, for different characteristics of the wage types
  • Configured Garnishments- Child support/Creditor/Leavy.
  • Analysis and testing of various Interfaces in different areas.
  • Worked with Payroll & time schema, Rules and operations extensively.
  • Trained DMS team/client user teams in various aspects of payroll process preparing DWIs and BPPs for their use.
  • Lead and worked with Yearend SAP updates project including Yearend tax updates.
  • Configured Bank details/direct deposit and developed specs for check printing development program;
  • HR Forms (PE51); Payroll Journal; Remuneation Statement
  • Lead data conversion for projects for merging companies
  • Coordinated QA testing with QA teams in US, India and Canada.
  • Configured TAX reporter (PU12) and worked extensively with W2s/W2Cs testing and related issues.

Environment: ECC 6.0

Confidential

SAP HR /Payroll & Benefits Lead consultant

Responsibilities:

  • Worked and monitored the work of requirements analysis, configuration relating to Benefits- Savings Plans-401K, Insurance plans, Benefits integration with payroll
  • Reviewed and reconfigured the 401K Plans
  • Corrected the tax models
  • Configured new tax models for federal and States
  • Worked with BSI and tax calculations and with tax and legal changes testing.
  • 3 rd Party remittances support
  • Created/Configured new wage types with different tax characteristics for federal and CA
  • Configured direct deposit process/check printing process.
  • Corrected Benefit configuration errors in Insurance Plans
  • Provided production support.
  • Trained client users in Regular payroll and Benefits processing & YANA/YAWA/ADJT adjustments.
  • FI Posting related issues. Resolved GL account issues working with client FI department.
  • Co-ordinated generation of W2s & 941s - PU12
  • Co-ordinated application of HRSPs, & BSI Tax update Bulletins for tax updates and regulatory changes.
  • Developed specs for Interfaces with client’s benefit vendors & worked with off-shore development team in India/Argentina and with QA teams.
  • HR Forms - PE51
  • Garnishments
  • Worked with Payroll Schema, Rules and operations to correct the Benefits deductions for different Union employee groups

Environment: Version ECC6.0

Confidential, Sacramento, CA

SAP HR Senior Benefits/Payroll Consultant

Responsibilities:

  • Resolved issues relating to Benefits & Payroll
  • Conducted workshops for requirements for wage types
  • Fixed taxes related issues in Payroll, working with tax models/tax and legal changes.
  • Corrected some of the Payroll Schema/rules.
  • Worked with Tax reporter - PU12 / W2s /W2Cs/other tax reports
  • Third Party remittances & FI Posting related issues

Confidential, San Antonio, TX

Senior SAP Payroll & Benefits consultant

Responsibilities:

  • Payroll & Benefits Configuration: Configured Bank details and Check printing
  • Configured Wage types, Payment models, Priorities and arrears, Benefits integration with Payroll
  • Configured Benefit Plans-401K
  • Worked with Payroll Schema rules and relevant operations to configure the Benefit plan deductions correctly
  • Worked with FI/CO Integration and resolved GL account related issues working with client Accounts team.
  • Configured rules for different Unions- Payroll & time management rules/operations
  • Participated in Unit testing, Integration testing & cutover preparation
  • Prepared specs for master-data conversion programs. Prepared specs for Interfaces with Benefits vendors
  • 3PR / tax and regulatory changes
  • Trained users in payroll/Benefits procedures
  • Prepared BPPs

Environment: Version ECC4.7

Confidential, Harrisburg, PA

SAP Payroll & Benefits Lead Consultant

Responsibilities:

  • Payroll & Benefits Lead Consultant Leading a team of 4
  • Supported payroll/Benefits operations
  • Analyzed and resolved issues relating to retro payroll runs, off cycle payroll processing, arrears processing, non qualified savings plans and qualified savings plans and insurance plans
  • Wrote specs for Interfaces/conversions, with Benefit Providers-Fidelity
  • Worked with RICE-Reports, Interfaces, Conversions, Extensions
  • HR Forms ( PE51)
  • Worked with tax and regulatory updates/testing and documentation.
  • Resolved issues relating to Benefits related SSRP savings Plans/401K and its working rules in the Payroll/Time schema. Worked with Union environment
  • Resolved issues relating to taxes configuration. Corrected the tax models
  • Worked with Tax reporter - PU12 / W2s /W2Cs
  • Third Party remittances support & FI Posting & transfers related issues
  • Worked with yearend tax updates project
  • Configured the wage type catalog for payment and deduction wage types
  • Participated and lead the payroll/Benefits team in implementation of small pay roll projects relating to Company Acquisitions.
  • Configured Garnishments
  • Worked with Switzerland team on specs for a reports related mini project.
  • Resolved issues relating to Work schedules and planned working time. Trained the Payroll/Benefits department personnel in SOPs

Environment: Version ECC6.0

Confidential, Houston, TX

SAP HR Senior Consultant

Responsibilities:

  • Provided Production support
  • Worked with wage types configuration
  • Designed Payment models appropriate to the client
  • Configured Priorities and arrears, Benefits configuration/integration with payroll
  • Created new tax models. Created rules for Union groups
  • Integration to FICO.. Corrected Garnishments configuration/Benefits configuration. Worked with Payroll schema to resolve Benefits related issues
  • Prepared functional design specifications for Payroll/Benefits & Compensation Interfaces with vendors. Worked with data conversions
  • Worked with Belgium & Singapore teams on a compensation related mini project implementation.

Environment: Version ECC4.7

Confidential, Stamford, CT

SAP HR Consultant

Responsibilities/Deliverables:

  • Redesigned 401k components in the Benefit systems
  • Documented Business process procedures for the components that are redesigned. Trained the client payroll operators Payroll Support& Configuration:
  • Responsible for Payroll, DME process, posting payroll results, Payroll reports. Off-Cycle Payments with reversals, replacements, manual check, and Yearend adjustments with YANA, YAWA, and TWEG
  • Configured for Garnishments - Garnishment document & Garnishment rules. Corrected the tax models. Configured Tax reporter
  • Benefit Plans: Analyzed the existing 401K savings plans and Non qualified Plans Reconfigured 401K Plans, and Non Qualified Plans, correcting errors in employee and employer contribution rules and configuration of the limits Corrected the Benefits wage type configurations
  • Re-Configured Catch-up contributions
  • Integrated with Payroll... Configured 401K non-discrimination testing and highly compensated employee relating to limits

Environment: Version ECC4.7

Confidential, Philadelphia, PA

SAP HR Lead Consultant

Responsibilities:

  • Payroll adjustments on info type 221. . Yearend adjustments- Tax related issues - Creation of new taxability models, Wage types and cumulations related issues, Payroll Schema issues and Garnishments
  • Provided all Payroll support relating to payroll operations, taxes issues, & payroll results adjustments, W2 processing and tax reporting
  • Off-Cycle payroll, reversals and check replacements.
  • Prepared specs for conversion of master data. Worked with Union environment
  • Arrears processing related problems and claims processing issues
  • Tax update Bulletins for tax and regulatory changes
  • Personal structure, Enterprise structure, PA info types, PA integration issues, for US, UK and Canadian subsidiaries. Created Wage types in the WT catalogue for additional wage types and defined the wage type models. Personnel actions and all the related business processes
  • Compensation Management & MSS: Administration, Maintenance and problem resolution with respect to problems relating to Compensation adjustments, Appraisals etc.
  • Changed the Guidelines and eligibility rules in Compensation management. Corrected the Features
  • Benefits plans - 401K Savings Plans & Flexible spending accounts and Insurance Plans- Configured employee and employer contribution rules for Qualified and Non qualified savings plans. Setup COBRA plans and reports
  • Prepared specs for custom benefit reports and interfaces with benefit providers and tested the interfaces. Tested the integration aspects with payroll

Confidential, St.Louis, MO

SAP HR Consultant

Responsibilities:

  • Worked with Business process requirements, BUSINESS BLUE PRINT DOCUMENT for HR- Baseline scope, Business Process master list
  • Organized Workshops for Business Process requirements
  • Conducted Gap analysis
  • Worked with Q&A database and Issues database
  • Configuration: Wage types, Cumulations, Partial Periods, Payment models, Priorities and arrears, Garnishments, Benefits integration, Payroll info types, Month end accruals, Payroll Journal, Wage type valuation
  • Worked with Payroll/Time Schema. Participated in Unit testing, Integration testing & cutover preparation
  • Prepared full specifications for master data conversion programs
  • Prepared BPP documentation to train the Payroll department personnel.
  • Testing tax update bulletins.
  • Configured Personal data, Addresses, Bank details. Qualifications. Personnel structure, Enterprise structure, Payroll data, Time constraints, Communication data, Organizational data, for US, Mexico and Brazilian subsidiaries
  • Configured Pay scale structures
  • Changed info type menu
  • Configured 401K Plans, Non-qualified Savings Plans
  • Integration with Payroll
  • Developed costs and contribution reports for the Benefit plans. Defined eligibility and termination rules
  • Setup employee and employer contribution rules based on various categories of employees. Setup vesting rules
  • Configured flexible spending accounts, insurance plans. Setup and generated HIPAA reports, ERISA testing
  • Process design, flow charts, detailed specifications for Function modules for Rollover and adjustments process for Qualified & Non Qualified Savings Plans. Prepared specs for interfaces with vendors
  • Worked with Confidential
  • Modified appraisal ratings
  • Defined pay grade and pay scale criteria as additional eligibility
  • Configured job pricing component with salary surveys
  • Defined fixed and variable compensation components
  • Configured matrix dimensions and guidelines
  • People soft to SAP conversion programs: Wrote functional design specifications for conversion programs

Environment: version 4.6C

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