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Sap Fico Consultant Resume

NJ

PROFESSIONAL SUMMARY:

  • SAP FICO Functional consultant with more than 9 years of implementation. SAP FICO Consultant with proven expertise in SAP Analysis, Design, Implementation, upgrade, support, configuration, documentation and testing of applications.
  • Able to learn new technologies, concepts, and business processes quickly, evaluate their applications, and apply them to business need when appropriate.
  • Excellent ability to analyze and meet the challenges of evolving business situations.
  • Outstanding written and oral communication skills, extensive experience w/direct customer contact & presentations.
  • Manages and delivers projects on time, on budget, and meeting or exceeding quality expectations.

EXPERTISE AREA:

  • Set up company codes, chart of account, account groups, fiscal year variants, tolerance limits, posting periods and financial statement variant.
  • Experience includes three full life cycle implementation projects using ASAP methodology, Ability to communicate and interface effectively with partners, vendors, and other developers.
  • Knowledge and worked in Generally Accepted Accounting Principle (GAAP) and Sarbanes - Oxley Act (SOX).
  • SAP Financials: Proficient in General Ledger FI-GL, Accounts Receivable FI-AR, Account Payable FI-AP, Asset Accounting FI-AA, Dunning, Credit Management, cash management, and Automatic Payment Program. Sound knowledge of FSCM configuration and FI-CA.
  • SAP Controlling: Expertise in Cost Center Accounting CO-CCA, Profit Center Accounting CO-PCA, Internal Orders CO-IA, Product Costing (PC), Activity Types, Distribution and Assessment Cycles, Variances, and Other CO Elements, Profitability Analysis CO-PA, Product Cost Planning, Cost object Controlling, Actual Costing, Material ledger
  • Bank Accounting House Banks, Bills of Exchange, Manual Bank Statement, Electronic Bank Statement, Lockbox Processing, Exchange Rates, Cash Journal, Payment Transactions, Interest Calculations and Translation Ratios.
  • SAP Technical: Integration of various SAP applications like SD and MM with FI/CO. Expert in development of reports using Report Painter and Report Writer. Knowledge of ASAP implementation methodology and the capability to interact with ABAP developers for technical specifications.
  • Worked on FI-GL period end processing, G/L reporting, vendor master records, configured payment transactions, processed payment runs, customer master data, Automatic Account Determination, Bank Master Data, Lockbox, Dunning and Automatic Payment Program..
  • Worked in environments adhering to Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP) and Sarbanes Oxley (SOX) compliance.
  • Working knowledge in creating reports using report writer and Report Painter tools.

TECHNICAL SKILLS:

ERP: SAP R/3 4.7, ECC 5.0, ECC 6.0.

Operating System: Windows NT/2000/XP/Vista/7

Applications: MS-Office Suite, MS- Outlook

Tool: Informetica, SQL Query

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE:

Confidential, NJ

SAP FICO Consultant

Environment: SAP ECC 6.0

Roles and Responsibilities:

  • Strong knowledge about Organizational Structure and Contributed to the team in the Configuration of various Company codes, Account, Department, Posting period variants, field status variants and field status groups, Document number ranges, tolerance groups and assigned those variants to company.
  • Configured G/L accounts, maintained automatic account assignments, and Financial statement versions.
  • Configured Profit Center Accounting, maintained profit center standard hierarchy and created profit centers based on Company’s market segments, Exchange rate types, Distribution, assessment of costs, and statistical key figures
  • In Profitability Analysis (CO-PA), configured costing based CO-PA, assisted management in the design and configuration of PA structures, including decisions on characteristics, key figures, derivation rules, and settlement to CO-PA.
  • Configured chart of accounts, account groups, field status groups, and posting keys, assigned these variants to company codes, created GL Master records, reconciliation accounts for sub-ledgers, document types, number ranges, invoices and payments, tolerance groups, automatic account assignments, GL display (line item layouts, special fields, sort variants, totals variants) and financial statement version.
  • Configured areas of AP, House Banks and Automatic Payment program (APP).
  • Involved in optimizing bank details for wire payments (ACH), check lots, void reason codes and clearing inter-company vendor/customer open items.
  • In Account Receivables (SAP-AR), worked exclusively on configuration on many areas in AR like Customer Master data, Automatic Dunning program, Lock Box processing, Cash discount depending on Payment terms and others.
  • Participated in preparing documentation and supported end-users specifically in reporting.

Confidential, WI

SAP FICO Consultant

Environment: ECC 5.0

Full Life Cycle Implementation

Roles and Responsibilities:

  • Participated actively in resolving the inconsistencies relating to GL, AP, AR modules in FI and CCA, CEA, PCA in CO modules.
  • Configured Controlling area, Credit Control Area, Cost elements, Cost centers, Profit centers for CCA and PCA with Integration of FI with SD and MM modules.
  • Created cost centers, Activity types, Statistical key figures, Cost Center Standard Hierarchy, cost center categories and document numbers. Maintained default account and automatic account assignments, validations and substitutions, overhead structure for accruals/deferrals costs, allocations using cycle-segment method for periodic reposting, distribution and assessment and indirect activity allocations.
  • Configured both costing based CO-PA and accounting based CO-PA, created characteristics and value fields, used various derivation techniques and rules and configured valuation using Product costing and Costing sheet.
  • Configured GL accounts, Vendor and Customer master data, defined the tax on sales and purchases and Tax accounts.
  • Configured all business transactions for AP and AR including the payment run program and automatic check payment and check printing, clearing of vendor and customer open items, Account assignment model for Recurring and Periodic entries, bank master data, house banks for payment program, credit management and Periodic processing.
  • Configured the house banks, GL accounts for Bank accounts and bank account reconciliation program.
  • Used Report Painter for reporting during the implementation of the project.
  • Configured system settings in the areas of FI-GL transactions, House bank, AP-Payment Program, AR-Customer Credit, Credit controls, Credit memo and performed Dunning.
  • Tested the generation of reports using report writer and report painter

Confidential, LA

SAP FICO Consultant

Environment: SAP ECC 5.0

Upgrade (R/3 4.6C - ECC 5.0)

Roles and Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for identifying upgrade related issues and communicating those with client accounting staff
  • Performed support on the upgraded system
  • Configured Company code, posting period variants, field status variants, Document number ranges, tolerance groups and assigned variants to company code.
  • Configured GL accounts, automatic account assignments, Financial statement versions, validations and substitution
  • Configured SAP-FI-AP and SAP-FI-AR, Customer/ Vendor Master records, Account groups, Tolerance groups, Document number ranges, and account determination
  • Worked on configuration areas of House banks, Automatic payment program, Automatic interest calculation, Bank statement (electronic and manual), Dunning procedures
  • In Asset Accounting (SAP-AA), Involved in configuration of fixed assets, Master data, Special asset classes, chart of depreciation, depreciation areas and depreciation keys.
  • Configured settings for Controlling Area and Operating Concern, maintained Versions
  • Created Primary and Secondary Cost elements, Cost Element Groups, maintained Cost Element Attributes, Costing Sheet etc.
  • Cost Elements Analysis, involving both primary and secondary cost elements, activating the reconciliation ledger, and maintaining accounts for automatic reconciliation posting
  • In Cost Center Accounting (SAP-CCA) defined and assigned standard hierarchy, validations and substitutions
  • Created Cost Centers and assigned to G/L accounts through Cost elements, Profit Centers and Work Centers.
  • Configured Profit Center Accounting (SAP-EC-PCA), maintained profit center standard hierarchy, Exchange rate types, Distribution, assessment of costs and statistical key figures.
  • In Profitability Analysis (SAP-CO-PA) configured costing based CO-PA, assisted client in design and configuration of PA structures, including decisions on characteristics, key figures, derivation rules and settlement to CO-PA
  • Configured Planning Profile, Planning layouts, Planning versions and are written reports using Report writer and Report Painter, Prepared month end reports and configured relevant master data.
  • In Product Cost Planning (CO-PC-PCP), Configured Material costing with quantity structure, Costing Variants, Standard, Inventory and Modified cost estimate
  • In Cost Object Controlling (CO-PC-OC), Configured Master data for Product cost by order (Product Cost Collector), Simultaneous Costing and Period End Closing

Confidential, Dearborn, MI

SAP FICO Consultant

Environment: SAP R/3 4.6C

Full Life Cycle Implementation

Roles and Responsibilities:

  • Created Chart of Account, account groups, Special G/L Accounts, and New G/L.
  • Created Vendor Master Data in A/P and Customer Master Data in A/R and specified Screen layouts.
  • Assigned unique number ranges to various document types.
  • Configured House Banks, bank accounts, reason codes, Check Lots and Lockbox for Automatic Payments.
  • Configured automatic Interest Calculation procedure, payment terms, correspondence and Dunning Procedures.
  • Created credit control area and Pre-Defined Credit Limits for Customers.
  • Configuration of FI-AA Asset classes, depreciation areas, assigning company codes to Chart of Depreciation.
  • Responsible for yearend close and reconciliation of sub-ledger like A/R, A/P and Fixed Asset.
  • Integrated A/P and A/R modules in FI with MM and SD respectively.
  • Design and implementation of comprehensive reporting solution in Profit Center Accounting (EC-PCA) and Profitability Analysis (CO-PA).
  • Configured Costing Based CO-PA, created characteristics and value fields, used various derivation techniques and rules, configured CO-PA planning including planning levels, plan package and planning methods.
  • Designed an Activity Based Costing solution for the client, who could be implemented using CO-CCA (operational view), or using CO-ABC (parallel view).
  • Product Costing (CO-PC) / Material Ledger, defined and configured Product Costing Planning that include cost estimates. Defined product cost per order and period.

Confidential

Business Analyst

Environment: SAP R/3 4.6C

Roles and Responsibilities:

  • Mapped Legacy Chart of account to SAP Chart of Account for the EMEA Release with eliminating and merging General ledger accounts wherever possible and adding company specific ledgers.
  • Created the Business process Blue Print documents for processes in AP, AR, GL, PCA, CCA, IO, COPA, CO-PC and Inter Company related scenarios.
  • Worked on the New GL Functionality Document Split: Classified GL Accounts/ for Document splitting and classified GL Accounts/Document Types for Document Split Activation.
  • Customer master record maintenance, account group maintenance, payment terms.
  • Dunning procedure was configured with four dunning levels to expedite payment cycle.
  • Customer Invoice processing, defining customer tolerances, write off amounts within tolerances with reason codes for underpayment/ overpayment.
  • Configured and tested AR Scenarios: Customer master data maintenance, partner functions, full, partial, residual incoming payments, invoice posting and intercompany posting.
  • Configured and tested the tolerance limits for vendor invoices processed through MIRO and defined the messages for tolerance with respect to quantity and Price and worked on Logistic Invoice Verification (LIV).
  • Configured House bank, Automatic payment programs for outgoing payments, defined house banks, bank accounts, bank directory, check lots, checks printing, voided reason codes.
  • Maintained settings for foreign currency translation and Exchange rate gain/loss post automatically.
  • Configured Lockbox with Banks with detailed reporting as required by customer.
  • Configured and tested the Electronic Bank Statement and Manual Bank statement.

Confidential

SAP FICO Consultant

Environment: SAP R/3 4.6C

Roles and Responsibilities:

  • Configured Company codes, Chart of accounts, Fiscal year variant, Tolerance limits, financial statement version, G/L accounts for company codes, business area, functional area, currency type, AR, AP, EDI, Banking, Workflow variant.
  • Provided production support for all the issues involved in AP, AR, G/L
  • Configured House bank, Bank determination and set tolerances limits, scheduled Automatic Payment Program for payments to vendors and others, created check lots and online cashed checks.
  • Configured CCA through creation of Cost Centers, Activity Types, Cost Center Categories, Statistical Key Figures, Assessments & Distributions cycles and Allocations for periodic reposting, Planned and Actual activity price calculations.
  • Configured Operating concern attributes and the CO-PA Settlement Structure with the settlement rules to populate the values in the value fields in CO-PA.
  • Defined Automatic Payment Program for Vendors in Treasury (FI-TR).
  • Configured EC-PCA by creating Profit centers, Standard hierarchies, assigned revenue elements, to profit center, planning profile.
  • Modified the copied template operating concern to accommodate client requirements with new characteristics and value fields. Defined derivation structures and rules for customer characteristics.
  • Identified and resolved issues and communicated FICO status on a regular basis to project team members and management and participated in regular status meetings.

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