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Sap Fico Consultant Resume

Lake Forest, IL

SUMMARY:

  • Proficient in SAP FICO module in ECC 6.0 EHP 4
  • Having 11 years of overall experience which includes more than 10 years of SAP hands on experience in FICO module
  • Experienced in five FULL LIFE CYCLE implementation, involving Blueprinting - Realization-Final preparation, AS IS and TO BE process.
  • Implemented one full life cycle implementation in S/4 HANA
  • Experienced with designing, configuring, testing and documenting of FI/CO module using ASAP and Agile methodologies
  • Expertise in FI (GL, AP and AR), New GL and Asset Management and interfacing SD and MM modules.
  • CO expertise includes Cost Element Accounting, Cost Center Accounting CO-CCA, Internal order accounting, CO-Profit center Accounting CO-PCA, Controlling and Profitability Analysis CO-PA, Product Costing CO-PC, Material Ledger
  • Experienced in setting up the Controlling process within a controlling area for internal reporting purpose.
  • Proficient in COPA and Product costing.
  • Expertise in estimating Actual cost and Planned cost based on Costing variants with or without quantity structures
  • Experienced in developing the costing sheets to calculate IOH.
  • Configured Principle & Auxiliary cost component structures as per business requirements.
  • Performed period end activities like WIP & Variance based on the production order status.
  • Configured settlement profiles to settle the production orders.
  • Expertise in configuring Data flows from other modules to COPA.
  • Worked on both Discrete and Repetitive manufacturing Scenarios
  • Worked on both Product Cost by Order and Product Cost by Period Scenarios.
  • Experienced in Taxation using Taxware, Confidential
  • Expertise in processing Electronic Bank Statements and configuration.
  • Good knowledge of business processes across verticals
  • Good understanding of integration between FI/CO and Integration with SD, MM, PP.
  • Proficient in Lockbox Processing
  • Demonstrated leadership ability to resolve issues, drive projects, and meet deadlines, motivated to develop successful solutions.

TECHNICAL SKILLS:

ERP Applications: SAP R/3 FI/CO module, SAP BPC

Software: Service Now, HP Quality Center, JIRA, BMC Remedy

SAP R/3 Tools: REPORT PAINTER, REPORT WRITER

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE:

Confidential, Lake Forest, IL

SAP FICO Consultant

Responsibilities:

  • Implemented Benefits Management Solutions project to enable a third party employer to subsidize the purchase of a Grainger’s safety products by their employees.
  • As part of BMS project set up credit card settlement process for employee’s purchases.
  • Coordinated directly with paymetric team to certify the credit card settlement process.
  • Worked extensively on the sales tax through integration with Taxware.
  • Worked on the GL settings to trigger Indirect tax on an accounting document with in SAP.
  • Worked on RFC call that determines Indirect tax jurisdictions for addresses maintained in the Master data.
  • Worked on the RFC call that calculates the actual indirect sales tax.
  • Worked on the account determination settings for the indirect tax
  • Worked on the GL account settings to allow or not to allow indirect tax line item on FI document.
  • Worked on integration aspects of Order to Cash Cycle (FI-SD Integration)
  • Analyzed and validated the COPA data flows into BW and Teradata teams by closely coordinating with those teams.
  • Worked on PA transfer structures to enable direct postings into a revenue GL account
  • Set up and run the standard cost estimates of all new Benman Materials.
  • Extended the project systems and Asset Management modules to the new company code.
  • Disabled intercompany postings after a subsidiary was sold to other company.
  • Coordinated with archiving team to archive open documents in SAP.
  • As a member of T3 Finance and Controlling support team coordinated with end users directly to resolve Service Now Tasks and Demands
  • Within the FSCM module have supported multiple sub modules like collections Management, Dispute Management, and Cash flow management.
  • Extensively worked Banking Interfaces and Lock Box process

Environment: IMG - GL, AP, AR, AA, CCA, PCA, COPA, Product Costing, Project Systems, FSCM

Confidential, Indianapolis, IN

SAP FICO Functional Lead & S/4 HANA

Responsibilities:

  • Implemented S/4 HANA for sub modules within SAP FICO for General Ledger Accounting, Asset Accounting & Controlling.
  • Performed the consistency checks for fiscal year between company code & Controlling Area
  • Configured the S/4 HANA with New General Ledger settings and currency settings
  • Defined the Ledgers and their assignment to the accounting principles
  • Configured the S/4 HANA with New asset accounting
  • Configured additional depreciation areas for the additional currencies.
  • Configured and activated account based COPA in S/4 HANA

Environment: IMG - S/4 HANA, New GL, New Asset Accounting, COPA, Product Costing, Material Ledger

Confidential, Indianapolis, IN

SAP FICO Functional Lead

Responsibilities:

  • Configured product cost estimate with and without Quantity Structure for standard cost estimates.
  • Configured both Principle and Auxiliary Cost component Structures.
  • Configured costing variant for plan costs, Cost component structure and Costing Sheets.
  • Configured Product cost by Order scenario.
  • Configured Costing variant for actual costs.
  • Configured Work In progress (Result Analysis) Settings using actual cost method.
  • Configured Variance calculation Settings.
  • Configured settlement profile to transfer WIP & Variances to FI & COPA.
  • Configured Material Ledger actual costing scenario to determine actual cost of the product and to valuate inventory for previous closed period with periodic unit price (PUP)
  • Worked on integration aspects of FICO with PP module.
  • Configured both Account based COPA and Costing Based COPA.
  • Configured actual value flows to COPA
  • Defined Valuation strategies and Derivation Strategies.
  • Built summarization reports and line item based reports using Report Painter.
  • Configured single level consumption, single level price determination and multi-level price determination.
  • Created and tested how secondary cost elements are created as GL accounts in the newer version, SAP S/4 HANA
  • Worked on Universal Journal, New Asset accounting, Central Finance, Appendix Ledger, Migration concepts in Simple Finance
  • Analyzed the importance of Account Based COPA over Costing Based COPA in the newer version of SAP though both can be maintained and used simultaneously in the newer version of SAP.
  • Prepared Functional development specifications based on User requirement specifications.
  • Coordinated with ABAP team during customizations.
  • Coordinated with technical team to resolve the defects and transport the CRs.
  • Involved in Customization, Unit Testing, and Integration Testing in all FI processes
  • Prepared End User documentation and trained End Users to understand the processes thoroughly.
  • Drafting Test Case documents and assisted for test cases.
  • Conducted trainings to the Core Users and Executives

Environment: IMG - S/4 HANA, COPA, Product Costing, Material Ledger

Confidential, Redmond, WA

SAP FICO Functional Lead

Responsibilities:

  • Project objective is to build interfaces between Nokia SAP system and Confidential SAP System.
  • Prepared Functional development specifications based on User requirement specifications.
  • Coordinated with ABAP team during customizations.
  • Built a mapping table for all the master data like company codes, cost centers, plant codes, General Ledger Accounts, Currency codes etc. Between source (Nokia) and Target ( Confidential ) systems.
  • Built a time dependent functionality for each mapping maintained with the assistance of ABAP Team.
  • Tracking mechanism was incorporated to know whenever any changes made to the mapping tables by the authorized users.
  • Defects and bugs were generated and logged in the Visual Studio.
  • Coordinated with technical team to resolve the defects and transport the CRs.
  • Coordinated during UAT.
  • Project objective is to onboard 124 company codes onto MDG System landscape
  • Prepared Functional development specifications based on User requirement specifications.
  • Customized Enterprise Structure & Global Settings.
  • Objective of SIT is to simulate the Vendor in the particular company code until the last screen without any errors.
  • Defects and bugs were generated and logged in the Visual Studio.
  • Transport Management
  • Coordinated during UAT.
  • Maintained Consolidation required dimension properties.
  • Configured Organized & Managed Data Manager Packages and Link for Master data and Transaction data load
  • Written Script Logic for various business related calculations requirement.
  • Worked on BI-BPC Integration & Data Retraction from BPC to BI related issues
  • Used all three source to load data i.e. Input Form, flat file and Data Manager Package.
  • Data Manager: Used transformation processes (Mapping, Conversion and Validation) to move data into BPC using Data Manager Package Reporting: Designed approx. 30 reports at corporate, region and country level. These reports can be broadly be categorized on P&L, Balance Sheet, Sales Revenue, Headcounts, Forecast variance, Sales variance, Budget variance etc.
  • Involved in building financial & budgeting reports and applying various EPM functions based on requirements
  • Designed validation report template and run the validation report every day between BW and BPC.
  • Setting up Business rule for currency Translation, CF, Eliminations & Adjustments.
  • Configured Work Status
  • Enabled smooth function of Month End Process by simulating task in development system.
  • Configured all the initial settings required for activating collections management in 2 company codes
  • Configured Basic rules, Collection Rules, process strategies, Priorities and derivation of priorities.
  • Configured collection segments, collection Profiles, and promised to pay.
  • Worked on work list and promised to pay at easy access screens to test transactions
  • Configured all the initial settings required for dispute management like Case Record Model, Attribute profile, Priority, escalation reasons, Function profile, text profile, status profiles, Root cause code, Automatic status changes, reason codes, automatic write off of dispute cases.
  • Tested the dispute management scenarios in customer line item display transaction.
  • Configured processing of Electronic Bank Statements.
  • Configured Cash Management which provides a short term view on the liquidity available in bank accounts
  • Configured Liquidity Forecast to evaluate the information from vendors and customers based on payment terms to view both fund based and non-fund based working Capital
  • Configured treasury operations and risk assessments for various investment/borrowing product types like fixed deposits, Deposit at notice, Commercial paper, Stocks/Shares, Bonds, Subscription Rights, Bank Loans
  • Similarly for hedging instruments like forex transactions (SPOT, Forward, SWAP), Derivatives.
  • Defined Business partner master data for banks, Vendors, customers etc.

Environment: IMG - GL, AP, AR, AA, CCA, PCA, SAP BPC, SAP FSCM, SAP TRM

Confidential, Wilmington, DE

Lead Consultant

Responsibilities:

  • Project objective is to standardize source to pay process, master data, and reporting across United States, Mexico and Canada in SAP platform.
  • Prepared Functional development specifications based on User requirement specifications.
  • Uploaded Master data relevant to Purchase orders and invoices to ARIBA Ibuy system to upgrade from ARIBA EBuy system through SAP PI.
  • Creation of various Payment terms as per the client specific requirements for Accounts Payables.
  • Creation of vendor accounts, number ranges and its assignment to accounts groups,
  • Created Purchase orders manually in ARIBA system with corresponding account assignments.
  • Coordinated with Confidential tax consultants to simplify tax calculations
  • Created new tax codes using FTXP transaction and worked on the account determination settings for indirect tax settings.
  • Coordinated with technical team to develop Ok to pay interface for the invoices from ARIBA.
  • Tested the payments generated in SAP system for the invoices.
  • Tested the project system master data creation like WBS elements.
  • Developed various reports using Report Writer/ Painter as Enhancements.
  • Test scripts were generated in Test plan environment of HPQC.
  • Test scripts were run in Test LAB to compare actual results against expected results.
  • Tested the feasibility of activating Extended WHT functionality to US against the present procedure of manually updating the WHT.
  • Created OPEX planning model in SAP BPC.
  • Master Data and transactional data was loaded from BW to BPC using transformation and conversion Files
  • Used Dimension member formula as logic to calculate values for members of individual properties.
  • Worked on Logic scripts to calculate variance figures in the reports with the help of BW consultant.
  • Built multiple reports with in the OPEX Planning model.

Environment: IMG - GL, AP, AR, AA, CCA, PCA, PS, SAP BPC

Confidential, Jacksonville, FL

Technical Lead

Responsibilities:

  • Project objective is to standardize procurement and finance processes, master data, and reporting across all J&J Operating Companies (15 company codes from Europe) in Fusion SAP platform.
  • Prepared Functional development specifications based on User requirement specifications.
  • Development of Invoice, Payment and Down payment clearing Interfaces between Fusion SAP and LYNX (Account payable SAP system) using ALE IDOC.
  • Customizing Financial accounting Global settings, Accounts Receivables and Accounts payable.
  • Manual testing of General posting of Down payments, Invoices, Down payment clearing and Payments for vendors
  • Creation of various Payment terms as per the client specific requirements for Accounts Payables.
  • Creation of vendor accounts, number ranges and its assignment to accounts groups,
  • Created Purchase orders manually in ARIBA system with corresponding account assignments.
  • Created VAT sales and purchases tax codes for 15 countries in Europe for Confidential -SAP Integration.
  • Worked on Creation of indirect tax codes and their automatic account determination settings.
  • Changed and edited the GL account settings to trigger or not to trigger separate indirect tax line item on the accounting document with in SAP.
  • Activated Extended WHT for Italy and maintained all configurations for the successful posting of WHT both at the time of invoice and payments.
  • Created WHT types and codes for both invoices and payments.
  • Created Assets, Cost centers, Profit centers, internal orders and GL accounts to be used in account assignment while creating purchase orders.
  • Was part of Unit testing, System integration testing and User acceptance Testing.
  • Configured actual value flows to COPA from other accounting objects like Production Orders (variances), Cost Centers, Internal Orders
  • Created summarization reports using report painter.

Environment: IMG - GL, AP, AR, AA, CCA, PCA, COPA, Product Costing

Confidential

SAP Functional Consultant

Responsibilities:

  • Customization of Enterprise Structure & Global Settings.
  • Define/assign chart of accounts, account groups, retained/earnings account,
  • Customizing General Ledger Accounting, Accounts Receivables and Accounts payable.
  • Manual testing of General posting and Parked Documents
  • Creation of various Payment terms as per the client specific requirements for Accounts Receivables.
  • Create/maintain customer/vendor account groups, number ranges and its assignment to accounts groups, customer/vendor master records, document types and its number ranges, payment terms, validations.
  • Configured Electronic Bank Statements.
  • Configured Cash Flow Management and Liquidity Forecast
  • For Asset accounting configured and customized organizational structure, country specific settings, Depreciation Areas, Asset classes, Account determinations, Screen layout rules and depreciation keys.
  • Manual testing of General posting and Parked Documents.
  • Creation of Validations according to client Specific Requirements.
  • Basic Setting for Controlling.
  • Involved in Creation of Automatic creation of Primary Cost Elements for Direct postings from other modules to CO and Secondary Cost elements for within CO postings like for Activity types, settlements and Assessments.
  • Configured both costing based CO-PA and account based CO-PA, created characteristics and value fields, assigned cost elements to the value fields, used various derivation techniques and rules.
  • Defined various reports. Configured CO-PA planning including creating planning levels, plan package and planning methods.
  • Studied the Organizational requirements to analyze the Profitability of each Product.
  • Defined the segment level characteristics and Assigned value fields to different condition types of SD.
  • Monitoring of actual data flow from SD Billing Documents and FI direct Postings.
  • Defined valuation strategies to get COGM break up from product costing to COPA by using costing key and mapping value fields to the cost component split.
  • Make to Order Scenario- configured Data flows to Costing based COPA for Confidential Scenario where sales Order is treated as a cost object. Value fields from SD module like sales quantity, revenue, discount, rebate, COGS are flown to COPA at the time of Sales Order settlement. COGS break up is derived from product cost planning to COPA. Configured the PA transfer structure where cost elements are linked to Value fields and PA transfer structure is linked to settlement profile which is further linked to requirement class, requirement type and Sales order type.
  • Developed various business reports using Report Writer/Report painter
  • Configured characteristic derivation strategies to derive characteristic values to address the reporting requirements.
  • Configured all the product costing related settings like Costing Variants, Result Analysis Keys, and Variance Keys.
  • Worked on integration settings between FICO and PP modules
  • Configured Material Ledger actual costing scenario to determine actual cost of the product and to valuate inventory for previous closed period with periodic unit price (PUP) using single level consumption, single level price determination and multi-level price determination.
  • Prepared Business processes and Test Scripts
  • Configuration Testing With Existing System
  • Tested Standard Transaction in both the Versions i.e. ECC 6.0 and ECC 6.0 EHP 5
  • The testing of Various Scenario pertaining to the development.
  • Tested all the business processes with all validations
  • Handled all Z and Y programs, tested these programs to give correct O/P
  • Daily interacting with Users

Environment: IMG - GL, AP, AR, AA, CCA, PCA, CO-PA, Product Costing, Material ledger

Confidential, San Diego, CA

SAP Functional Consultant

Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for fixing day to day production support issues.
  • Responsible for FICO configuration for new enhancements and changes.
  • Providing Support on various tickets related in the area of GL Accounts, AP, AR, Asset Management.
  • Providing support to users for getting required reports or information from SAP R/3 system.
  • Closing activities support from offshore for the month ends and Year end.
  • Co-ordination with the ABAP team for changes/ Enhancement/ development of existing/ new reports.
  • Reporting the periodic statistics on incidents resolved and SLA compliance.

Environment: IMG - GL, AP, AR, AA.

Confidential, New York, NY

SAP Functional Consultant

Responsibilities:

  • Worked thoroughly on Production Support and resolved issues in FI module through America / Asia Pac & Europe region.
  • Configured Financial Accounting Global Settings, General ledger Accounting (FI-GL), Accounts receivable (FI-AR), Accounts payable (FI-AP).
  • Configured the house banks (FI-BA), G/L accounts for Bank accounts and automatic payment program.
  • Configured the Payment program with Selection of Banks, Payment methods, and Payment Forms.
  • Worked extensively Lockbox Process.
  • Coordinating the technical members of my team, so as to deliver the Objects on time with High Quality.
  • Integration of MM and SD with FI account assignment.
  • Worked on Integration aspects of FI-MM,FI-SD
  • Preparation of Functional Specifications for generation of reports.
  • Involved in Customization, Unit Testing, and Integration Testing in all FI processes
  • Prepared End User documentation and trained End Users to understand the processes thoroughly.
  • Drafting Test Case documents and assisted for test cases.
  • Preparation of the financial Statement version leading to the generation of the final account statements namely, the balance sheet and profit & loss account
  • Co- ordination with the Business users for Month - End and Year-End Closing operations

Environment: IMG - GL, AP, AR.

Confidential

Credit & Risk Analyst

Responsibilities:

  • Credit Management includes approving credits
  • Managing Quality TAT at various levels of underwriting process
  • Managing a team of 10 support staff who are outsourced by third party agency.
  • Managing File Quality of all Back End Staff
  • Analyzing Non Starters and Write Off cases
  • Resolving Non Starters by closely working with Sales & Collections Staff
  • Seeding of CPVs & TVRs to track Agency performance

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