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Sr. Sap Fico Lead Consultant Resume

Houston, TX

SUMMARY:

  • International Business Management - Finance Diplom post grad, experience over 15+ Yrs. in IT Business Systems full life cycle implementations, Technical Upgrades, Migrations and Production Support..
  • More than 10 yrs. of Functional experiences in Finance Accounting, Managerial Accounting, and Financial Supply Chain Management. Hands on experiences - SAP implementations in multiple country deployment roll-outs as Lead SAP FICO Solutions Architect - Functional and IT Consultant with over 10 years of experience. Expertise as Subject Matter Expert in SAP re-engineering, Scoping, As-Is/To-be business processing, Blue printing, Technical Solution Design, Construction build, Baseline and Final Configurations, Systems Integration and User Acceptance Testing’s, cut-over, Open item migrations and go-live activities.
  • Leadership experience in planning of sub projects, execution of projects and often leading various teams. Has the ability of independently configuring and customizing SAP FI & CO, together with a good working knowledge and experiences in other modules like Material Management, Sales and Distribution, Project Systems and knowledge of Workflow. Also possesses expertise in Business Process Analysis & Re-engineering, GAP Analysis, Business Management, Strategy formation and Configuration.
  • Extensive experience with migration of non-SAP to SAP by collaborating with teams and implementing global templates and best practices to reduce cost of maintenance.
  • Sales Operations/Order Management/Supply Chain/Finance Applications Architect-Designs and Integrations with multiple non-SAP And SAP systems.
  • SAP HANA 1.0 and S4/HANA 2.0 (EHP7) and SAP FIORI 2.0 / SAP NetWeaver 7.4 - SAP Simple Finance Add-on, Central Finance deployment, Architecture of SAP Simple Finance, S4/HANA Migration process from Classic G/L and New G/L. Configurations and use of new sFIN functionalities in GL Accounting /Asset Accounting/Management Accounting/Cash Management / BAM. and Integrated Business Planning.
  • Accountable for efficient and quality execution to meet goals and objectives in the most cost effective and client servicing manner, according to established organization standards, procedures, and processes. Ability to prioritize multiple projects, work under tight deadlines, and handle changing priorities. Strong customer management skills and ability to understand translate and define complex business requirements and recommend solutions based on those requirements. Fill gaps of challenging business gaps and enhancing overall business value.
  • Prolific experience in implementing, integrating, customizing and configuring SAP R/3,ECC: Classic and New General Ledger, Accounts Payables, Accounts Receivables, Investment Management, Asset Accounting, Banking, Project Systems, Cost Accounting, Internal Orders, Governance Risks Compliance and SOX Internal Controls - Audit Compliance (Financial Risks and Securities)
  • Performed integrations with Sales & Distribution, Material Management and Project Systems.
  • Involved with other streams: Record to Report, Procure to Pay, Order to Cash, Lead to QuoteProfessional Services/cProjects, Compliance, Security and Business Information Warehouse. Good understanding of business processes, analysis, blue printing and designing. Has the ability of independently configuring and customizing Finance, together with good working knowledge and experience in other modules like Material Mgmt, Procurement, Sales, Production Planning, and Project Systems & Plant Maintenance.
  • Leadership role to plan, execute and lead day-to-day activities of clients ERP advisory engagements including process designs and implement. Identify and communicate findings to senior management and client personnel. Assess, develop functional design, technology controls and understand organizational impact throughout business cycle. Help identify performance improvements opportunities for clients. Supervise and provide performance management of business analysts and developers on assigned engagement projects.
  • Excellent client interaction, strong ability and good communications skills to coordinate with on-shore/off-shore global business services (EMEA region), functional analysts (Americas/EMEA/APAC) and technical teams (Asia-Pacific regions). Responsibility for creating business requirements, translating them into IT designing solutions that improve efficiency and productivity. Effectively communicated business requirements, documented business/functional requirements, performed business process mapping, transformed functional specification to technical requirements, implementing, configurations, customizing the code, system integration testing’s, user acceptance testing’s, cut-over activities, go-live. Developed technical solution design and configuration documentations, business process procedures documentations and finally conducted trainings user trainings. As a part of highly talented team adapted designing and implementing technology-enabled business solutions for clients. Assist with scoping prospective engagements and developing proposals. Estimate and manage schedules, mitigate risks and resolve all the project issues.
  • Resolved process related, configuration related and technical/system related issues; Designed process definitions, performed analysis/ design, and implementation. Provided gap analysis for business requirements and other issues that might affect the business units. Ensured a strong, team-oriented working relationship. Understand business strategies and our customer needs to insure innovative use of systems functionality and services. Responsible for tracking projects, services, related tasks and resources, and meeting required deadline, scope, quality and other measures of success.
  • Defined SAP and interfacing systems architectures and their strategy, designed, prototyped and custom code developments with SAP and non-SAP systems interfaces.
  • Lead SAP projects involving strategy, implementation support, ERP optimization related to IT operations and business processes. Lead SAP business process mappings.
  • Software Development Life Cycle (SDLC), Disciplined Agile, ASAP, Solution Manager Methodologies.
  • Preparations to identify business objectives to integrate industries, Training, Functional Specification Design /Technical Specification Design/Business Process Procedure Documentations, SOX Compliance, Financial Risks and Security the go- live and Post Production support.
  • Excellent Project Management, Program Management (PMO)/ Portfolio Management, SAP Technical Project Management, Technical Delivery Management, SQA/Process Management, Change Management, Risk/Compliance Management, Resource Management, Vendors Management, On-site/Off-shore Delivery Management, Client Relationship Management. Hands-on experience in using Reporting tools like SAP Query, Report Painter/ Report Writer and Drill Down Reports which used for analysis, performance, accounts history, and day to day business processes. Involved in developing WRICEF - Workflow, Reports, Interfaces, Conversions, Enhancements, and Forms.

OBJECTIVE:

To continue to grow in leadership and knowledge, excel in innovative technology application, interact and share with team members and colleagues, and develop world class solutions to real world challenges.

SAP FI/CO EXPERTISE:

  • SAP HANA, SAP Fiori UX and S4/HANA: SAP Simple Finance 2.0 Add-on-Migration on-Premise edition(1503 and 1511), Public/Private Cloud powered on SAP HANA common database OLAP and OLTP (In-Memory)
  • General Ledger: G/L account master records, Chart of accounts, Field status groups, Automatic account determination, Cross company code transactions, Validations and Substitutions, Foreign currency revaluation.
  • New GL Migration: Document Splitting, Parallel Accounting, Parallel ledgers, Segment reporting.
  • AP/AR: Logistic invoice verification, ERS, Terms of payment, Payment blocks, Payment program Configuration, Recurring entries, House bank, Dunning, Interest calculation, Check management.
  • New Asset Accounting: Chart of Depreciation, Depreciation Areas, Asset Class, Master Data, Asset Acquisition, Depreciation Keys, Account Determination, Asset Transfers, Asset retirement, AUC.
  • Cost Center Accounting (CCA): cost elements, cost centers, Standard Hierarchy, Activity types, Statistical key figures, Periodic reposting, assessment and Distribution, Reconciliation Ledger.
  • Profit Center Accounting (PCA): Profit center standard hierarchy, CO-Objects to Profit Centers, Planning and development of Reports
  • Project System: . WBS elements, Networks & Milestones. Result Analysis and Settlements.
  • Product Costing: Worked on Process order manufacturing with Make to order and Make to stock scenarios.
  • Profitability Analysis (CO-PA): Costing & Accounting based Profitability analysis, Multi-Operating Concern environment, Master data, Valuation, Derivation rules, Profitability segments, planning.
  • Reporting: Report Painter, Report Writer, SAP queries, Bex-Analyzer for BW reports and ABAP queries

TECHNICAL SKILLS:

  • FI Module CO Module
  • FI-GL, FI-AR, FI-AP, FI-BL, FI-IM, \FI-CA CO-CCA, CO-CEL, CO-IOM, \
  • FI-AA\Intrastat \Project Systems EC-PCA, CO-PC and CO-PA\
  • SD & MM Module Banking
  • Pricing, Billing, Sales, LIV and Purchasing BCA, CFM, FI-TR
  • Reporting Development Methodologies
  • BI/BW - FI/CO Reports, SEM-BCS, IP, \ SDLC\ Agile\ASAP and Solution Manager
  • BPS, Report Writer/Painter\
  • SAP R/3, SAP ECC, People Soft,\ SAP\Vertex\Sabrix\Taxware
  • Outlook Soft, Axapta\
  • Software Quality RDBMS
  • ALM\Mercury Test Director \ eCATT \Unicenter \ Oracle, SQL Server, Informix, IBM-DB2\
  • Service Desk and Clarity Doc Management. \
  • Erwin, Visio, SQL Enterprise Designer\ QC\ALM
  • Programming SAP Integration
  • ABAP/4\BDCs, SAP Scripts, ALE, EDI, BAdi IDoc FICO integration MM, SD, PP, WM, PS
  • LSMW, User Exits, and BAPI\XI\PI CRM, SRM Portals
  • Ariba \ GLSU \ SDLC \ASAP \ SAP GRC SOX - Audit \GRC Suite 5.2 (Access Controls\
  • Compliance (VIRSA Compliance Calibrator).\ Virsa Compliance calibrator\ Role Expert\
  • Mercury Test Director, Unicenter Service Desk, \Process Controls and Risk Management\)
  • IBM Lotus Notes, Sametime and Quickr and \ Management of Internal Controls and AIS.
  • Clarity Doc Management\HP Quality Center \ ALM \ StarTeam \ Together \ RM Caliber.
  • Industries
  • Information Technology, Software, Telecommunication, Satellite, Aviation, Aerospace, Service, Manufacturing, Pharmaceuticals, Medical Equipment’s, Automotive, Chemicals, Oil and Gas, Logistics, Banking and Financial Services.

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE:

Confidential, Houston, TX

Sr. SAP FICO Lead Consultant

Responsibilities:

  • Lead multiple releases R1, R2, R3 and R4 the business process, scoping, blueprinting, gap-analysis, design, build, SIT/UAT/Cutover activities. Involved with many interfaces. Leading the effort to implementation of project with revenue of 0.2 Billion Dollars. Responsible for the initiation, planning, execution, control and completion of the project. Handled the tasks of leading project teams and update on development activities as appropriate to the domain team lead.
  • Sales Operations/Order Management/Supply Chain/Finance Applications Architect-Designs and Integrations with multiple SAP and third party systems. As an SAP Enterprise Architect led in a techno functional solution and architecture documents, artifacts, work products and presentations. Defines design and technology maturity constraints of the system in accordance with business specifications and use cases. Direct SAP development and support as a senior leader in the Finance area, including strategic thinking and project management for long term development projects. Worked closely Practice Leaders and Project Management to coordinate the delivery of quality technical solutions that minimize technical risk. Guide architecture decisions based on leading industry standards and best practice. Led adherence to architectural principles, SAP Business Analytics product-specific guidelines, and usability standards.
  • Conducted series of meeting with the client gathering complete information about the existsing systems and process. Prepared FI business process summary by anlyzing the business process funcionality, business process gaps, business process Fit, and overall SAP fit which faciliated in preparing the final business case for AS-IS project.
  • Offshore co-ordination: Managed break fixes, enhancements, and business requests with a team of two consultants from offshore in record time even under highly audited and managed environment by handling production suppor logs, co-ordinating meetings with business leads and other stakeholders.
  • Worked closely with ABAP development team for carrying out new enhancements and reports.
  • Involved with Sales Operations team with Major Split project (HPE and HPI). Separation Implementer SNP methodologies. Separation gateways, dispositions and strategies - CCG/CIP/G&G/E&G/E&T.
  • Involved in Parallel Projects - MDM/CRM/PRM/CPQ/Catalog Mgmt/Pricing& Bid-desk/Sales Enablement/Sales Compensation/Sales Incentives/Order Mgmt/Order Fulfillments/Physical Claims.
  • Responsible for all General Accounting - G/L, AP, and AR, Banking in LH system.
  • Responsible with the SAP FI/CO configurations, development and support to the team. Responsibilities include design of BPMs/BPPs, Design Unit Test Scripts, Configuration and reporting. Business Process Analysis, Business Process Improvements. Responsible for all the documentation and successful in timely completion of SDLC deliverables for Initiation, Requirement Gathering, Analysis & Design phases. Worked closely with the Management on project planning, issue tracking.
  • Lead Project System: design, configuration and implementation as most of the assets were created from the Projects instead of the direct acquisitions. WBS elements, Networks & Milestones were accordingly designed to drive the asset creation. Projects were, in turn, created from the Investment Management.
  • Set up the settlement profile for the Projects that drive creation of Fixed Assets appropriately. Construction Projects are main revenue fetching for this company and so configured Customer Projects for Revenue analysis, results analysis keys for posting analysis, milestone billing based on percentage completion of construction contracts. Project Accounting - Project Builder, Networks and WBS. Result Analysis and Settlements.
  • Worked closely with Business users, Customer service representatives and dispute resolution reps, to discuss the process/design gaps to define new requirements, RCR’s. Develop functional specs and translate them into technical specs. Build the custom Z program and enhancements related to quote/order conversions, sales order processing and billing trade and leasing orders, IC orders, debit/credit memos, returns - credit and rebills, eClaims processing.
  • Charting out the Implementation Plans and working closely with Release Manager to remove all road blocks. Initiating and getting the Root Cause Analysis done for major issues along with the Release Manager. Analyzing Risks and preparing the proper Mitigation plan around all the Features/Projects.
  • Worked closely with developers based out o APJ(China/India/Malaysia) region different teams of EG-IT/ SC-IT/FA-IT development services teams. Read and interpret ABAP code and error analysis, code fixes, and test functional modules. Involved with both manual Automated testings (eCATT)
  • Quote to Order Conversions from OMUI to NGOM and Order Billing and Invoicing in NGOM system,
  • GSCS(Global Supply Chain Systems) - Velocity/Fusion ((AMS/EMEA/APJ) - TAM and non-TAM model - TAM(Tax Advantage Model) and non-TAM eSD (electronic Software Delivery) product lines routing to respective order fulfillment system. Validations for Software License/Entitlement from PDAPI.
  • Trade AP and IC -Vendor Invoicing, credit memo. Vendor Master Data (Purch/Acct), PO based Vendor Invoicing, GR/IR. SD/MM Integrations. PRM<>CRM<>SCM<->OM<>OF<>FINANCE systems integrations. Involved with Various BSP Systems Interfaces with Smart buy procurement systems. MALA/VIM - Processing of scanned Invoices. Heavy interfaces with SAP and non-SAP systems for Master data, Procurement and Invoicing. Product Costing- Involved with Calculation of COGM and COGS. Involved with customizing Product Costing Worked on Material Cost Estimates, Work in Progress Configuration. Involved with, Cost Component Structures. Month-end executions for splitting cost of goods sold into material, labor, burden and overhead accounts.
  • FSCM - Credit And Collections - VCI/VCP/CPAT/get PAID- Collection systems are interfaces for order level credit check and shipment level credit check. Dispute Management implementation - CSR’s/DRS’s.
  • Involved with customizing of Collections and Disbursements. Involved with Statutory reporting data extracts and loads in EDW (SAP BI/BW) systems. Schedule Jobs related to unblock orders/delivery, billing and revenue recognitions and custom reports.
  • Cost Center Accounting: Allocations, distributions and cost center reporting using report painter/writer reports. Profit Center Accounting: PCA being level of external reporting there is lot of effort performed at PCA level. More can be explained in the interview as there are so many activities relevant to PCA at this client.
  • Handled sales & use tax among 40+ countries and with a complex tax integration. Conversant with most of the tax issues and experience in establishing the best design and guiding principles for taxation in HP. Experience involves standard configuration, tax function modules, tax codes, procedures, significance of account keys, condition types in relation to country, effect of discount on taxation by country, tax reporting and tax jurisdictions. Extended withholding tax functionality for other countries newly implemented with WH tax reporting.
  • Intercompany Billing - Interfaces between NGOM and EIFFEL systems and reconciliations with AR postings in Lighthouse. FIV (Field Inventory), COGS pricing conditions - ESC and dummy LOM COS NGOM PR ICPO is sent to FUSION factory. NGOM receives ASN (DELVRY03) which triggers GR. PGI postings from NGOM FUSION will trigger the build. Fusion back flush triggers an ASN to NGOM received a logical delivery and logical PGI.
  • OrderToCash/SD integrations - Direct/Indirect Contracts, Revenue Recognition. Involved in development with few custom Z reports for Revenue Recognition and their inconsistencies.

Environment: SAP ECC v6.0/5.0/4,5b - FI-GL, FI-AR, FI-AP, CO-CCA, SD-Billing, SD-Sales, SD Pricing, MM-Purchasing, MM-LIV, ABAP, ALE, and SAP-XI/PI. Watson/qIDS/OMUI/SOP/QTCA/DAS/TRIM/OSS/FAMS/LH/HPS/O&C/HPFS/NGOM/Fusion/Velocity.

Practice Manager, SAP Finance

Confidential, Houston TX

Responsibilities:

  • Leadership: Managed a team of 6 consultants scheduling, prioratizing, monitoring and controlling various activities. Responsible for the SAP configuration, change management, integration/regression testing of all new or modified functionality as it affects the Headquarters and OTC functionality within the Enterprise instance of SAP. Managed the client team of SME’s as a Lead in Finance, FA, MM, SD and Tax in resolving the critical business issues. Lead the business process blueprinting, gap-analysis against the global design with Korea, Japan and S. Africa localizations requirements. Worked closely with ABAP development team for carrying out new enhancements and reports.
  • New General Ledger: G/L master: LSMW uploads - Company Code and Chart of accounts, Open Item and Balances load program developments. Automatic account determinations, Spot Rate design for Korea, Korean and Japanese Language Text translations. Spot rate foreign currency revaluations, currency translation ratios, Document Splitting by profit center and PB/RB segments. ZG and ZT local ledgers. SD/MM integration configurations.
  • Accounts Payables: LSMW uploads, Open Item load program (Standard (KR/JP/ZA) and Bills of Exchange (KR/JP)). CBO/non-CBO/Consignment-Purchase Orders, Freight, STO, Intercompany. Logistic invoice verification- MIRO and MRKO, Terms of payment, Manual and Automatic Payment program configurations, House banks, load bank master, DME bank files (FNB Bankserv file format).
  • Accounts Receivables: LSMW uploads, Open Item load programs ((Standard(KR/JP/ZA) and Bills of Exchange (KR/JP)). Domestic/Export/Intercompany Sales/ Billings - Delivery (PGI but not billed) - Cost of Sales Adjustments. COPA reporting. Credit Management - Credit Master uploads and dynamic credit check. Purchase and Sales taxes. Condition records, Intercompany – EDI- Ext Tax Invoice configurations, Localization - custom tax reports development and printing Korean Tax Invoices (billing based) with Tax Number 2(VAT) legal requirement – Business Place.
  • Asset Accounting: LSMW uploads, transactional balances loads. Chart of Depreciation, Depreciation Areas, Asset Class, ZKRL - Depreciation Keys, Account Determination, Asset Transfers, Asset retirement, Settle AUC.
  • Lead work on service order, production order, WBS settlement and internal order settlements on both maintenance and capital work.
  • Results analysis, project revenue and margin determination, planning and budgeting on projects, CATS, planning of costs at NWA level and revenue at Sales order MS level, Revenue accruals for reimbursable work, revenue recognition for services etc. Revenue recognition on multi-million dollar products distributed by specific milestones, Percentage of cost or completed contract method.
  • Involved with Product Costing- Product Cost Planning, Cost Object Controlling and Actual Costing/Material Ledger configuration. Material ledger implementation for Brazil company code by Activating valuation area, assigning currency types to material ledger type, assigning material ledger types to valuation area, configuring dynamic price changes, defining reasons for price changes etc. at times following the global template and tweaking it to fit the local requirements. Lead cost roll ups at period end, OH burden calculations in manufacturing environment by analyzing the impact of the economy.
  • Experience involves standard configuration, tax function modules, tax codes, procedures, significance of account keys, condition types in relation to country, affect of discount on taxation by country, tax reporting
  • Profitability Analysis-Maintaining user defined characteristics, maintaining characteristics hierarchy. Define Characteristics derivation. Configuring valuation strategies. Valuation using standard cost estimate. Configuring condition tables and costing sheets.
  • Maintaining settings for transfer prices. Maintaining settings for transfer prices. Maintaining planning layout for profit center planning.
  • Involves with Project Billing plans, Cost/Revenue for projects, Process Time and Expenses for cost collection, create billing request and invoices. Project systems – PS structures, WBS, Networks and Milestones. Budgeting, Commitments, Cost Planning and Progress. MEC: Settlement Profile, Simulation profile and Status profile.

Environment: SAP ECC v6.0 - FI-GL, FI-AR, FI-AP, CO-CCA, CO-PC, CO-P, SD-Billing, SD-Sales, SD-Pricing, MM-Purchasing, MM-LIV, ABAP, ALE, and SAP-XI/PI

Confidential, Houston, TX

Sr. SAP Finance Consultant (Solutions Architect)

Responsibilities:

  • Business Objectives, Implementation Planning - Automated capabilities on Velocity, SCIT/FAIT teams- planning and design. Consolidation Planning LaserJet PCC and WWMF into single gCM (Jabil). GL Master Data (Polaris), Vendor Master Data (SRS).GL10 Process. SAP MDM systems to flow master data.
  • Lead the architectural design for the system (SAP and Non-SAP) to be in scope for country deployments. Designed global template for leveraging the processes, systems and integration. LH Migrations of 58+ company codes across 28 countries in AMS/EMEA/APJ regions. Worked closely with ABAP development team for carrying out new enhancements and reports.
  • IMG Configuration of SAP Software 4.7, ECC 5.0 and ECC 6.0 in the FI and CO modules which includes GL, AP, AR, Fixed Assets, Cost Center Accounting, Internal Orders, Profit Center Review all MDM, Enterprise structures. As FA-IT Architects/Leads conducted meetings with SC-IT Architects/Leads, GBS Architects/Leads related to the design issues of new company codes and retiring/migrated. Their impacts on LH1/FI1/US1 and LH systems. Associated with both Finance and Admin IT and Supply Chain IT integrations, configurations and testing’s. Involved with both Manual and Automated testings.
  • Charting out the Implementation Plans and working closely with Release Manager to remove all road blocks. Initiating and getting the Root Cause Analysis done for major issues along with the Release Manager. Analyzing Risks and preparing the proper Mitigation plan around all the Features/Projects.
  • Gathering requirements from business and implementing industry best solutions in record time and cost.
  • Managing onsite and offshore team to implement business solutions involving technical RICEF objects.
  • Maintain and Assign Financial Management Area, Assign company code to financial management area and integrate other related components. Activate Global Funds Management Functions.
  • Banking- Responsible for Blueprint and designing AP,AR modules with interfaces between third party AP and AR systems and SAP, Bank interfaces, Bank reconciliation, Payment info Interfaces. Bank Keys, Vendor Auto and Manual Payments. EBS and Lockbox (HPSB/B2B).
  • Involved with project related to Open Text VIM- OCR-Achiving, Doc types, Metadata, incoming document processing, roll-out PO/non-PO Parking/blocking process.
  • T-Square Architecture (External Tax Configurations – Sabrix/Vertex/Taxware). Experience involves standard configuration, tax function modules, tax codes, procedures, significance of account keys, condition types in relation to country, affect of discount on taxation by country, tax reporting Extended withholding tax functionality for other countries newly implemented.
  • Re-billables: Offered innovative solutions for industry specific scenario with this oil drilling client where in certain invoices from purchasing are re-billed to the customer even after 90 days after ending the contract.
  • Product Cost Planning, Cost Object Controlling and Actual Costing/Material Ledger configuration
  • Defined the Valuation Variants, Costing Types and Costing Variants for Product Cost Planning and Cost Object Controlling (CO-PC).Executed and managed the enhancements to split purchase price variances into real variances and exchange rate variances. Month-end executions for splitting cost of goods sold into material, labor, burden and overhead accounts.
  • Control parameters for prod order conversion from planned order, Production Order Status, Change Production Order - CO02, Mass Processing for Production Order, Scrap Management in Finished Product, Inspection Characteristics Indicator in the Control Key, Collective Confirmations in Repetitive Manufacturing, Subcontracting,

Environment: SAP 4.5b/SAP 4.7/SAP ECC 5.0/ SAP ECC6.0 - FI-GL, FI-AM, FI-AR, FI-AP, CO-CCA and CO-PCA,CO-PA, CO-PC, SD-Billing, SD-Sales, SD-Pricing, MM-Purchasing, MM-LIV, ABAP, ALE, and SAP-XI/PI

Confidential, Princeton, NJ

SAP FICO/SD/MM Lead Consultant

Responsibilities:

  • Confidential is a leading provider of satellite communications solutions, with an extensive portfolio of satellite, broadcast, broadband and IP solutions. Responsibilities include analysis, design, build, configuration, evaluation, review, and test; deploy implementation of new functionality, reporting and interfaces to support business requirements.
  • Lead the meetings with the Confidential US, SESE-Luxemburg, SES-Satellite Leasing IOM and New Skies Satellites, NL business users to gather the business requirements and specifications. Created all the related test scripts for the UAT in all FI/CO/SD/MM/IM/AM areas. Conducted trainings programs for the business users migrating from PeopleSoft (LU), Outlook soft (IOM) and AXAPTA (NL). Assisted extensively in all the testing’s by the business users. Involved with both Manual and Automated testings.
  • Configured Asset Classes, three Chart of Depreciations (ZGEA, CDIM and CDLU), Depreciation Areas, Assign Input Tax Indicator for non-taxable acquisitions. Creating/Copying Depreciation Areas- Assignment to company Code, Specify Account Determination Rules - Define Asset Classes, Number Ranges, Configured Integration of Asset Accounting with General Ledger, Defining Posting Rules to Cost Center, Specify Financial Statement Versions for Asset Accounting, Depreciation Calculation Procedures- Setting up of Depreciation Areas and depreciation key.
  • Involved with Billing to IC customers. Maintain and create condition types. Configured the Services as materials and Pricing procedure, condition records for ZCRT/MWST condition types. Sales tax determination - Tax Pricing Procedures, Tax Access Sequences, Assign Tax Country to calculation procedure, Define Tax determination rules, Maintain Tax condition rate by tax country
  • Creating custom queries and defining Calculated Key Figures, Restricted Key Figures, Text Variables etc. For customized reporting using BEx Analyzer, designed and developed several workbooks.
  • Project systems – PS structures, WBS, Networks and Milestones. Budgeting, Commitments, Cost Planning and Progress. MEC: Settlement rules. Final Settlement from AUC to FA. Result Analysis.
  • Settings for Reconciliation Ledger which includes defining adjustments accounts for reconciliation postings. Creating cost center hierarchy, cost center, cost center groups, activity types, and statistical key figures.
  • Worked on Functional Specs for AR and AP Aging reports. Worked on resolving the issues in Lockbox, ACH and wire transfers. Used LSMW to upload new vendor and asset master data and open items.

Environment: SAP v4.7 - FI-GL, FI-AM, FI-PS, FI-AR, FI-AP FI-IM, CO-OM, CO-CCA and CO-PA, SD-Billing, SD-Sales, SD-Pricing, MM-Purchasing, and MM-LIV.

Confidential, Long Island, NY

Sr. SAP Financials Consultant (RTR Lead)

Responsibilities:

  • Assigned and assisted the preparation work to Business Analysts (both from business end key users as well as implementation team members) unit test scripts, end-to-end test scripts and cases across streams associated with RTR, LTQ, PTP, OTC, BIW, HTR. Involved with both Manual and Automated testings.
  • Configured and scheduled automatic scheduling of payment program for making check payments, ACH payments, EDI payments, foreign drafts, Net Payments, and Wire payments. Defining sort variants in “payment method configuration for company codes” to print separate checks for the same vendor.
  • Providing online support to users in defining variants, global variants, defaults variants, layouts, system errors, reversing and resetting documents, payment issues etc.
  • Involved in process design, mapping and business process re-engineering to match the client requirements with SAP. Worked closely with ABAP development team for carrying out new enhancements and reports.
  • Responsible for developing test scripts for conversions and integration scenarios.
  • Part of testing support team during different cycles of testing (Unit, conversion, interface, integration and regression testing)
  • During cutover responsible for manual configuration and monitoring conversions and fixing any errors
  • Document flow between MM and FI and suggesting the config changes while resolving the issues with tax accounts, price difference accounts, cash discount accounts etc.
  • Customized credit control area for credit management in the application components. Defined credits limit checks for SD processing and Risk management for receivables. Payment processing in AR and Automatic Account Determination. Designed Lock Box procedure for Accounts Receivables payments with various banks.
  • Valuations: Define Depreciation Areas and Transfer of . APC Values/ Depreciation Terms. Maintain Depreciation Key. Define Cutoff Value key, Specify gross and net values and assign accounts.
  • Asset acquisitions with vendors, Create/Change Asset master data and number ranges.
  • Profitability Analysis: Configuring, maintaining user defined characteristics and characteristic hierarchy and Characteristic derivation, configuring valuation strategies, Costing Sheets and Condition tables, deriving value flows from SD, MM and FI to COPA, assessment cycles for value flow from CO to COPA and customized various profitability reports. Maintain Versions.
  • Treasury – Bank Master Data. EBS Statement, Post Process EBS and reconcile. Involved with development of Lockbox. Involved with In-house cash and liquidity. Collection and Dispute management. Reconcile Lockbox account, Maintain Credit Information, Adjust credits order delivery box,

Confidential

Sr. SAP FICO Consultant

Responsibilities:

  • Developed process maps around chart of accounts maintenance, cost transfers, master data in GLCO and assets, cost allocations, Intercompany AP transactions and Netting, journal entry workflow, recurring entries, period end closing, organization structure maintenance, asset transactions like asset subnumbers, asset blocking etc, depreciation run, Asset Retirement, Intracompany transfer of assets, capitalization of assets and closing operations in assets. Configuring companies, field status variants, ledgers and ledger groups, currencies on ledgers, document number ranges, trading partners, posting periods and fiscal years, real-time integration of CO with FI, tolerance groups etc across Company codes,
  • Defining document splitting characteristics for general ledger, defining splitting rule, classifying G/L accounts for document splitting, classifying document types for document splitting etc under document splitting.
  • Designed GRIR aging report, Payment Order EDI Input file for Transaction 820, and ABAP query for GRIR open items.
  • Assisted with Accounts payable and Receivables reconciliations and supported Logistics Invoice Verification, Purchasing function, purchase order maintenance, purchase order clean up and goods receiving against purchase orders
  • Experience utilizing SAP Solutions Manager and OSS in solving the issues with deleted MM documents, MIR6 dump errors, MRBR release error, external tax error, and with an issue effecting payment terms in MIRO screen.

Confidential

SAP FICO Consultant

Responsibilities:

  • Provided leadership to large-scale projects and team size up to 26+ (onsite/offshore), managed technical operations in cross-domain business environment, Technical strategic planning, hiring/ motivation/ development of technical resources, Expertise in Configuration and Change management and SAP-ERP Analysis/Upgrade & Management.
  • Experienced in business solution architecture, strategic alignment of information resources with business priorities, comprehensive assessment, scope, risks and analysis of the enterprise portfolio. Focus on effective business and technical leadership, facilitating consensus and understanding the business needs, and working with executive leadership and business lines managers.
  • Involved in process design, mapping and business process re-engineering to match the client requirements with SAP. Responsible for developing test scripts for conversions and integration scenarios in Test Director. Part of testing support team during different cycles of testing (Unit, conversion, interface, integration and regression testing)
  • During cutover responsible for manual configuration and monitoring conversions and fixing any errors
  • Sampling of the output data collected from the prototype system through programming applications and proposing design enhancements for reduction in time lag for notification of system failure.
  • Team lead for the design and development team of four members.

Confidential

Transaction Management Consultant

Responsibilities:

  • Conducting workshops to gather business requirements around Organization Hierarchy, redesigning chart of accounts for becoming a bank holding company.
  • Analysing pros and cons of current approach and suggesting the alternate org structure that would best suit company’s changed profile. Configuring Company codes, chart of accounts, planning levels etc Conducted IFRS workshops to analyze the impact of IFRS on GL.
  • Configure Current account master data. Create and assign standard conditions. Assign limits to the account. Configure and manage products. Payment Management of checks – Issue, request, display, and delete, print checks and stacks. Account management – Creation, handling, processing payment items. Create, display, post, reverse and Business Workflow.
  • Configuring Information system – Display Balance List, Overdraft list, Account blocks, check blocks, Interest scale, limit overview, individual conditions, tolerated overdrafts and currency changeover list.

Confidential

SAP Business Analyst - Operations

Responsibilities:

  • Customized and Issue of Sales Order, Classification of Materials and Vendors. Implemented Vendor Evaluation, Source lists. Vendor Purchase information records.
  • Created BOM and BOM explosion, Setup of Configurable Materials . Configured Invoice Receipt and Goods Receipts inter-company arms-length process via IDOC processes.
  • Maintained Inventory Mgt., Stock Transport, Shipment to the Plants located at USA and South Africa.
  • Configured, tested and documented the implementation of Vendor Down Payments process for purchasing with 3 way invoice match
  • Configuring new companies, developing functional specs for special auto-clearing of ACH payments, performing integration test in all possible business scenarios. Responsible for post-go live support and post-go live system enhancements.
  • Configured and Customized Account Receivable A/R and Accounts Payable A/P modules including Creation of Vendor Master Records, Customer Master Records, account groups, tolerance groups, account determination, default account assignments, automatic payment program for outgoing payments which included payment methods, house banks, bank accounts and ranking order of bank accounts, credit risk management.

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