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Sr. Sap Fico Analyst Resume

Santa Clara, CA

SUMMARY:

  • 20 years of professional Experience and 8 + year as a SAP Consultant in FI - GL Consultant with hands on skills in Configuration and Implementation of SAP FI & CO Module specifically AR, AP and GL accounting.
  • Worked in 3 Full Life Cycle Implementations and experienced in configuration and customization of FI, (GL, A/P, A/R, AA) and CO (CO-PA, CO-CAA, CO-PC, CO-PCA)
  • OTC/Sales & Distribution: Credit Management, Sales Orders, Billing & Rev A/C determination, Revenue Recognition
  • Cash Management, Treasury Management, CML loans, Market Risk Management & Foreign Exchange.
  • FSCM/Treasury: In-house Cash, Cash Management (liquidity forecast, cash position, electronic bank statement, lockbox, payments), Cash Budget Management, Credit Management, Treasury and Risk Management
  • Established good competence in business process study, design, Configuration and testing. Proficiency and hardcore expertise in FI areas of GL, AP, AR, AA, Revenue Recognition and CO areas CCA, IO and PCA and FSCM. Integration with Sales and Distribution(SD) and Material Management(MM) and module. Worked extensively on the cutover plan, uploaded master data and balances upload.
  • Have extensive knowledge in design, development, Allevo, and maintenance of Ariba modules - Buyer, Invoicing, Contracts, and Analysis.
  • Thorough Understanding of SAP Enterprise Architecture from Business Process, Functional and Integration viewpoints.
  • Have Experience in gathering User Requirements, Functional Specs, and Documentation Skills in process design and implementation process of ASAP Methodology.
  • Worked in Business Blue Print Process, Configuration of Fi Module, and Unit, FIT Test, and User Acceptance Testing, Training and Documentation.
  • Very good cross-functional experience and integration of MM and WMmodules.

TECHNICAL SKILLS:

ERP Packages: ECC 6.0

SAP Modules: FI, CO/GL

Database: Oracle

Acc. Packages: QuickBooks

Other Tools: MS Office 2010, Excel, Word, Access, PowerPoint

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

Confidential, Santa Clara CA

Sr. SAP FICO Analyst

Environment: SAP ECC 6.0, SAP GL, AP, AR, AA, CO-PCA, CO-PA, CO-CCA, CO-PC, New GL, LSMW.

  • Worked with the team in GAP analysis gathering the business requirements and development of GAP Documents, relating to configuration, development and RICEF Concepts.
  • Involved in requirement gathering, fit gap analysis (to-be processes), configuration, testing, training, and deployment in the FI module using ASAP methodology.
  • Worked in the process of Agile Methodology of SAP Application Implementation and QA process and developed specs for Baseline Sprint Realization Phase and other phases of Sprints like the Project Preparation Sprint Phase and the Envision Process Workshops.
  • Configured Finance sub-modules FI-GL(NEW), FI-AP, FI-AR, FI-AA and Revenue Recognition.
  • Configured Lockbox Application conforming to BAI2 format and customized Cash Management including Bank statements, Payment Programming, Payment Advises, Liquidity Forecasts, Bills of Exchanges
  • Configured and Customized Cash Budget Management (cash flow) including commitment management
  • Configured Allocation Cycles (Assessments & Distributions), IO Settlements using Solution Manager
  • Extensively worked on PCA restructuring & enhancements to enable management reporting - Worked with the business users to collect requirements to maintain Profit centers, profit center Hierarchies, Transfer of historic balances from MM/FI to PCA, reconciliation with GL accounts and created custom reports for producing financial statements profit center wise through Report painter and month end closing operations
  • Expert in SAP Treasury - TR: Cash Management, Treasury Management, treasury Account, CML Loans and Market Risk Management, Money Market, Foreign Exchange, Cost Accounting, Derivatives and Securities.
  • Worked in configuration and validation of entry to exit points for customized process flows used in Invoice processing, Payment Approval, Financial Posting, Master Data Management.
  • Preparation of Revenue Accounts and Assignment of GL accounts.
  • Used EDI 821 interface with different banks (including Confidential, Confidential and Confidential ) for daily Cash Management reports.
  • Have extensive knowledge in design, development, and maintenance of Ariba modules - Buyer, Invoicing, Contracts, and Analysis.
  • Configuration and setup of Bank Accounting on FBZP for enabling of APP Program functionality in Accounts payable and AR sub module areas.
  • Conduct workshops for requirement gathering, User Training.
  • Tax code configuration relating to US tax Guidelines for Company codes in USA.
  • Configuration of dunning program to generate dunning notices and setup of dunning levels.
  • Worked with New GL Activation process and setup of new GL for Document Splitting and Drill down reporting.
  • Writing of Use Casesfor enhancements in the Application upon approval by CCB (Change Control Board) relating to Change Requests of enhancements.
  • Development of Power Point Presentations and step by step instructions for end user training and training of business users.

Confidential, Atlanta, GA

Sr. SAP CO Consultant

Environment: SAP ECC 6.0, SAP GL, AP, AR, AA, CO-PCA, CO-PA, CO-CCA, CO-PC, New GL, LSMW.

Responsibilities:

  • Involved with all phases of implementation from development of Business blueprint, conducting workshops, GAP Analysis, and configured the system for implementation of FI.
  • Worked on segment reporting, ledger groups and document splitting in New GL module.
  • Defined expense accounts, revenue accounts for realized exchange rate difference, differentiated the accounts by currency, exchange rate gains, exchange rate losses and then posted to separate accounts for the individual currencies and foreign currency valuations
  • The project involved detailed study of the entire accounting operations, studying the current business process, organization structure finalizing and mapping & configuring of to be Business process and providing necessary support.
  • Led discussions for a global Treasury operation in eliminating foreign currency risks, optimize lending/borrowing process, streamline inter-company loans, sales/purchase transaction settlements, and liquidity forecast in cash planning.
  • Migrated objects for Financial & Customer master into SAP HANA system.
  • A key member of global Treasury Cash Management team that designed a solution for centralized treasury operation, improving the company’s investment and borrowing operational processes and re-engineering its cash management processes. Implementations were in Peru, Mexico, Chile, Argentina and Brazil.
  • Worked extensively on requirement gathering/ research and documented high level application requirements for lead management during blueprinting phases.
  • Configured and Customized CO - General Controlling, Cost and Revenue Element Accounting, Overhead Cost Controlling, Cost Center Accounting; and Internal Orders
  • Configured AR-customer transactions, credit management, payment terms, Cash application, Lockbox processing, Cash receipts.
  • Worked on data conversion, custom development QA and security team in implementation for prevention of LSMW program changes.
  • Configured Automatic Payment Program (APP) for payments to vendors, created check lots, voided checks for payment blockage, and reissue of destroyed checks.
  • Configured House banks, EBS (Electronic Bank Statement), G/L accounts for each bank account and Reconciliation accounts for vendors, customers and assets.
  • Maintained Lockbox Configuration, Electronic Bank Statement (EBS), cash management in treasury.
  • Worked on MS-Excel (Vlookup, Pivot) data conversion activities.
  • Developed design, configuration, and user documents in Solution Manager.
  • Provide assistance to SOX compliance team in auditing the change control policies.
  • Worked with EDI interfaces, IDOC processing, creating of IDOCs, BDC sessions, batch input sessions, batch job creation and scheduling, variant setup for jobs.
  • Trained users on daily routines and month end closing procedures.

Confidential, Voorhees, NJ

SAP FI/CO Consultant

Environment: IS-Utilities, HP Quality Center, Solution Manager

Responsibilities:

  • Configured SAP Contract Accounts Receivable and Payable from end to end.
  • Created billing rate categories and rate types, define billing rates, prices and discounts. Process an individual bill.
  • Customized and implemented the revenue recognition, including the customization for FI accounts for unbilled and deferred revenue.
  • Worked on dunning history of a contract account and create an installment plan. Displayed financial information about a customer account.
  • Maintained Lockbox Configuration, Electronic Bank Statement (EBS), cash management in treasury.
  • Post receivable items, payments using a payment lot, and payments at cash desk. Post a return.
  • Ticket resolution and answering how-to questions
  • Production Support of FI-Co applications including the Revenue Recognition bolt on application which supports HP service contracts in AsiaPac region
  • Responsible for detailed problem determination of issues escalated from Level-1.
  • Problem determination includes re-creating the issues, determining the point of failure by stepping through the ABAP Code and identifying the problem resolution.
  • If the resolution is a major development or configuration fix, provide the necessary change detail to Level 3.
  • Worked on SAP FSCM (dispute and collections management) module.
  • To have the deepest level of application or product understanding.
  • Able to understand both the standard application features (i.e. out of the box functionality) as well as the detailed components of the customized features.
  • Responsible for making changes, migrating them, completing the ticket and communicating the change to the level 2 support person, who can then resolve and close the call.
  • Worked on the internal projects in which the costs are settled to Cost Centers (Expense Projects) & costs are settled to AUC and to Fixed Assets (Capital Projects)
  • Created LSMW’S for revaluation of assets and transferring of accounts payable from one company code to another as a part of Fresh start accounting
  • Configured house banks, bank accounts, reason codes, check lots and lockboxes for payments.

Confidential, Moonachie, NJ Jan 2011- Oct 2012

SAP FICO Business Analyst

Environment: SAP ECC 6.0, ASAP, SAP GL, AP, AR, AA, and Vertex, New GL, LSMW.

Responsibilities:

  • Designed the business processes using ASAP implementation methodology, collected and analyzed user’s business requirements, identified and defined areas for improvements, configured, troubleshoot and supported the system users.
  • Extensively participated in client discussions in blue printing phase.
  • Designed functional specifications, configuration documents, training and user manuals based on the business scenarios.
  • Written functional Specs for RICEF objects (Reports, Interface, Conversion, Enhancement and Forms) as per the Business Requirements.
  • Thorough understanding of overall business processes such as Order to Cash (OTC) and Procure to Pay (P2P).
  • Maintained Lockbox Configuration, Electronic Bank Statement (EBS), cash management in treasury.
  • Defined Exchange rates, configured currency valuation, automatic posting for foreign currency valuation and determined realized & unrealized gain.
  • Created tolerance limits for employees, invoices and customers.
  • Configured for vendors subject to withholding tax, interest calculations on item \ balance interest calculation, number ranges for forms, interest on arrears, account balance calculation on account balances / line items.
  • Designed dunning procedures, running/ editing dunning proposal and printing dunning notices based on customer segmentation.
  • Configured Country Specific chart of Depreciation and maintained depreciation areas that are relevant to the country specific requirements.
  • Created Asset classes, Account Determinations, Screen Layouts and Number ranges.
  • Configured various Deprecation Keys according to the business requirements.
  • Experience in Logistic Invoice Verification (LIV) like understanding the end-to-end workflow.
  • Customized settings for Controlling (CO) area and assigning company code to controlling area, worked on number ranges.
  • Created Standard hierarchy using Cost Center Accounting (CCA), Cost centers, Assigned cost centers to cost elements, configured Activities and Statistical Key Figures, developed Assessment, Distribution, Periodic reposting cycles and segments.
  • Configured and customized the basic settings for Profit Center Accounting (PCA). Maintained profit centers hierarchy, assignments, CO-Objects to Profit Centers, distribution and assessment of costs.
  • Generated reports using Report Painter and Report Writer. Performed Documentation for end users and provided end user training.

Confidential, Oakland, CA

SAP FI-GL Business Analyst

Environment: ECC 6.0, SAP BI, HP Quality Center, Solution Manager

Responsibilities:

  • Configuration and creation of house banks, bank accounts and assignment of these accounts to a check lot. Configured automatic payment program for out-going payments in AP, payment terms, over-due interest calculations, cash discounts and automatic clearing of line items.
  • Configured Product cost using Production Planning cost collector.
  • Assigned Number Ranges for Documents, Vendors and Customers, reconciliation Accounts for Vendors and Customers.
  • Managed a team of 5 BI and XI developers along with making presentation to the client for gate reviews and approval checkpoints (SDLC deliverables - PDR, CDR, TRR, PRR and go-live).
  • Extensively worked on cost estimate updates, costing run in Product Costing, implemented Cost Estimate with Quantity Structure and Configured Costing Variants for Base Planning Object, standard cost estimate and current cost estimate.
  • Defined Costing Type, Valuation Variant, Date Control, Quantity Structure Control, and Transfer Strategy for the costing variants in Product Costing.
  • Configured Costing Variants for Preliminary Costing in Cost Object Controlling,
  • Maintained overhead cost elements, defined costing sheets, allocations and settlements in CO.
  • Sound knowledge in foreign currency revaluation, individual value adjustment and flat rate individual value adjustment.
  • Responsible for carrying out Valuation in COPA planning to access pricing and product cost information for products having planned quantities, thereby allowing projected revenue and cost-of-sales figures to be calculated automatically.
  • Defined internal order types, planning and settlement profile and created standard hierarchy, dummy profit center, distribution and assessments in CO-PCA.

Confidential, Irving, TX

SAP CO Consultant

Environment: SAP ECC 5.0, AP, AR, GL, FI-SD, Unit testing, Integration testing.

Responsibilities:

  • Expertise in using solution manager in Test Plan management, Tester Work list, Business Blueprint, Configuration and Project administration to create the test projects.
  • Creation of business process test cases and upload to solution manager.
  • Tested all modules of FICO with the new functionalities.
  • Resolved help desk tickets with respect to various areas of FI and CO. Developed necessary process flows, documentations, change requests etc. based on the requirements.
  • Created test scripts for integration testing of different sub modules.
  • Worked on different month end closing activities in CO and FI.
  • Worked on SD FI integration account determination.
  • Worked on data analysis using Excel (Pivot and Vlookup).
  • Worked on MM FI integration for Goods movement account determination.

Confidential

Confidential, NJ, PA

Responsibilities:

  • Managed Store - Stockroom.
  • Inventory Management.
  • Ordered merchandise based on the forecasts and seasonal demand.
  • Received merchandise, filing mis-shipments.
  • Physical inventory - cycle counting and annual count.
  • Keeping track of shelf-life of various products.
  • Managed promotions and discounts.
  • Worked with outside vendor and procure merchandise.
  • Interview, hire and train personnel.
  • Budget Planning, Profit and loss at store level.

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