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Sap Fi/co Consultant Resume

Minneapolis, MN

PROFESSIONAL SUMMARY:

  • Over 8 years of professional experience in Finance, Procurement, Inventory, Logistics, Pharmaceutical Software
  • Over 5 years of experience in SAP (FI/CO) Accounting with an aptitude in achieving organizational goals and objectives.
  • Two Full life cycle implementation using ASAP methodology, expertise of “As Is” and GAP analysis, Business processes, Requirements gathering, Blueprint, Realization, Configuration, Cutover activities, Unit & Integration Testing, User Acceptance Testing, Preparation of Test Scripts, Authorization design for Roles with Security team, End Users Training, Pre & Post Go Live Support.
  • Business Processes related to SAP Finance, Controlling and their Integration with MM, PP and SD Modules and worked on various versions of SAP ERP like SAP ECC 6.0, SAP ECC 5.0 and SAP R/3 Enterprise 4.
  • Extensive experience in configuration and testing of FI/CO modules - GL, AR, AP, Fixed Assets, Cost Center Accounting (CO-CCA), Internal Orders and knowledge in Profitability Analysis (CO-PA). Product costing (CO-PC) and special purpose ledger
  • Integration of FI with MM and SD with Procure to Pay and Order to cash Cycles
  • Experience in Procure to Pay (P2P) and Order to Cash (OTC) processes. Excellent configuration skills in Electronic Bank statement (EBS); Lockbox, Treasury; and foreign exchange business processes
  • Worked on SAP New GL functionality with ECC 6.0 and knowledge of with New GL including its functionalities for Document splitting.
  • Cross Functional Knowledge of Overall Business Processes in Energy, Trading, Construction and Manufacturing Industries.
  • Strong functional experience in Implementation, Customization, Configuration, Integration, Testing, User Training and Support.
  • Experience in testing scenarios such as FUT, Integration Testing, and Test Script preparation, Functional, Unit Testing, User Acceptance testing (UAT) and End to End Testing
  • Well-rounded exposure to all back office Finance and Accounting functions for over 8 years with progressively increasing Accounting and Financial Analyses responsibilities and Process Management.
  • Excellent communication, quantitative and qualitative analytical skills combined with presentation and negotiation skills.
  • Confident and energetic; professional and team oriented.
  • Strategic thinker with a strong technical aptitude

TECHNICAL SKILLS:

ERP: SAP - Version R/3 & ECC 6.0

Methodologies: ASAP

Business Applications: Microsoft Office including MS Visio and Project ; SharePoint, SAP

CONFIGURATION EXPERIENCE:

Confidential, Minneapolis, MN

SAP FI/CO Consultant

Environment: SAP ECC 6.0, FI, MM, SD, PP, AA, GL, AP, AR, COPA.

Responsibilities:

  • Involved in Full life cycle from Blueprinting to Go-Live. Analyzed the existing Business Processes and Business Requirements, created Visio flows for “To-Be” processes and incorporated them into the Business Process Documents (BPD’s).
  • Configured and maintained Organization Structure and global parameters - created 13 Company Codes, Global Chart of Accounts, Fiscal year Variant, Posting Period Variant, Field Status Variant, Tolerances, Document number ranges.
  • Created Terms of payments based on business requirements, maintained Check lots within Check Management and created variants with customized layouts for Check Register, Check Extract, generated the positive pay output file as per the guidelines of the clients’ bank, performed test run of Automatic Payment Program to pay Vendors and issue checks.
  • Created and Configured G/L Accounts as per specifications and tested G/L transactions to Post and Reverse Documents.
  • Worked on RTR including data extraction and validation. Worked on LSMW and BDC
  • Created Customer and Vendor Master Records, Reconciliation accounts, Maintained Terms of Payment for Vendors, customized Terms of Payment for Installment Payments. Defined accounts for Cash Discounts, Rounding differences and Bank charges.
  • Designed the process of payment proposal approvals for different payment methods like ACH, Wire, and Checks in Accounts Payable. Configured Customer Master, Vendor Master; Incoming Payment (Manual and Automatic Clearing), Down Payment, AR Debit/Credit Memo, Interest Calculation Parking and Posting of Finance documents FI - SD Integration. Bank Master, House Bank and Revenue Recognition
  • Maintained Lockbox Configuration, Electronic Bank Statement (EBS), cash management in treasury
  • Worked on Customer master data maintenance, full, partial, residual incoming payments, invoice posting, maintained payment terms for customers, defined cash discount base for outgoing invoice, and SD billing invoices
  • Maintained Controlling Area, created Cost Elements, defined Standard Hierarchy, created Cost Center groups and assigned Cost centers. Created FSV using the business requirements, setting up the hierarchy and assigning Accounts as instructed.
  • Integrated A/P and A/R modules in FI with MM and SD respectively, provided configuration support in MM, SD integration for account determination of MM (Procure-to-Pay), and SD (Order-to-Cash).
  • Configured credit control area, cost elements, cost centers, profit centers, costing based COPA, and Account based COPA, created characteristic and value fields, Costing Variants for Preliminary Costing in Cost Object Controlling.
  • Configured and customized COPA scenario and relevant COPA switch, Account Groups, Field Status Groups, and Tolerance Groups and Fixed assets related areas.
  • Created testing documentation and scripts for Unit and Integration test scenarios; performed testing activities, UAT, recorded results; Prepared Functional Specifications for conversions and interfaces, and documented various business process flows and produced end user procedures.
  • Worked with EDI interfaces, IDOC processing, creating of IDOCs, BDC sessions, batch input sessions, batch job creation and scheduling, variant setup for jobs

Confidential, Houston, TX

SAP FICO Treasury CONSULTANT

Environment: SAP ECC 6.0, Treasury Wires, AP, AR, Project Management, Statements, Foreign Exchange, TWS, GL, AP, AR.

Responsibilities:

  • Worked in Production Support and responsible for resolving all techno-functional issues related to AP, AR, PCA, CCA, COPA and COPC.
  • Provided upgrade fixes in all areas of configuration in the application areas FI-GL, FI-AP, FI-AR, Treasury and Banking
  • Worked on FI-AP/AR Customer Configuring and Customizing Vendor/Customer master data, Account groups, ERS based invoices, Logistics Invoice verification (LIV), terms of payment, tolerance groups, payment configuration, dunning, interest calculation and check management.
  • Lead weekly status meetings with the team to monitor progress.
  • Supported configuration for new House Banks for Automatic Payments and Lockbox, Internal Orders Settlement, Assessment and Distribution Cycles, Budget Uploads, Primary and Secondary cost elements, Activity Types and Statistical Key Figures.
  • Configured OKB9, OBYC, VKOA, and OA90 for different account determinations
  • Involved in customization of additional billing functionality like down payment, billing plans, configuration for the dunning, incoming payments, incoming payments like residuals, partial payments, payment differences like underpayment/overpayment, reason codes.
  • Developed Test Plans and Scripts based on Functional Specifications(FDS) and Business rules (BRNDS) for Functional, Integration, Interface and UAT Testing
  • Worked on various RICEFW (reports, interfaces, conversion, enhancements, forms, workflows) objects including design and development of various complex interfaces and conversion objects.
  • Worked closely with the MM consultants for integration of FI-MM using MIRO (invoice verification) and MIGO (goods receipt).
  • Involved in the issues related to transferring AP/AR Sub ledger to Profit Center Accounts (PCA). Variance calculation and transfer to COPA.
  • Supported SD condition records in COPA by creating access sequence, tables, condition types and mapping of these value fields to SD condition types and assigned pricing procedure in COPA
  • Coordinated with various cross-functional teams throughout the organization to identify and assess system issues influencing multiple departments
  • P2P (Purchase to Pay): Involved in coordination the entire B2B project which also involved in writing the test plans, formulating test strategies and writing test scripts
  • Helped testing team identify, develop integrated end-to-end Test Scenarios that flow across different modules and automate test scenario/cases for Functional, Integration using Rational Quality Manager
  • Helped User to get required reports or information, and also provide solution to User for their problems regarding Reports
  • Worked closely with ABAP, Basis, Data Warehouse and other teams in design and implementation of SAP FI functionalities.
  • Responsible for preparation of the test data for End-User Performance based training on the system.

Confidential, Birmingham, AL

SAP FI/CO Consultant

Responsibilities:

  • Extensively worked on Finance accounting included AP, Fixed Assets, AR, GL, Taxes using ASAP Implementation Methodologies in all Project Phases i.e. Project Initiation, Business Blue Print (Analysis & Designing), Realization (Configuration & Customization), Final Preparation (Testing, Training & Cutover), Go-live Support & Post Live Support.
  • Heavily worked on configuration in FI- GL, Asset Accounting, COPA scenario and relevant COPA switch, Cost center Accounting, Profit center Accounting, Product costing, Profitability Analysis, Material ledger, New GL, multi Country Company codes implementations.
  • Worked on Lockbox, which includes creation of its account, which acts as payment collection process and customer payments. Worked on core configuration for Integration of FI with BI Module as well.
  • Worked on Data Migration from Legacy system to SAP for upgrade, new implementation, integration, import of vendor Master and customer master data from any other external system to SAP using LSMW.
  • Worked on AR scenarios: - Customer master data maintenance, full, partial, residual incoming payments, invoice posting, maintained payment terms for customers, defined cash discount base for outgoing invoices, and SD billing invoices.
  • Worked with JP Morgan, BAC, HSBC, CITI, Deutsche Bank to verify the automatic payments by sending the payment to the banks after receiving daily Electronic Bank statements (EBS) from banks for Treasury. Worked on IFRS and GAAP for various taxes including sales and Withholding taxes.
  • Involved in Creating Internal Orders, assigned the costs related to that internal order from different cost centers. Detailed configuration of overhead keys, costing sheets and Complete Cost Component Structure in Product Cost Planning. Created Quires for ABAP teams to test the functionality of FI and set up the batch job for Report writer reports.
  • Worked closely with SAP configuration team to create manual test scripts, scenarios, test data and test conditions in HPQC (HP Quality Center)
  • Worked on User Acceptance Testing (UAT) and provided training to users during post go live support.
  • Worked on quarterly reports and month end transactions and year end activities.
  • Worked on various RICEFW (reports, interfaces, conversion, enhancements, forms, workflows) objects including design and development of various complex interfaces and conversion objects.
  • Worked closely with ABAP, Basis, Data Warehouse and other teams in design and implementation of SAP FI functionalities.

Confidential, Jackson, MI

SAP FICO CONSULTANT

Responsibilities:

  • Involved with all phases of implementation from conducting workshops, GAP Analysis, business blueprinting, and configured the system for implementation of Cost center Accounting, Profit center Accounting, Profitability Analysis.
  • Involved heavily in 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.
  • Configured and customized COPA scenario and relevant COPA switch, Chart of accounts, Company code Global Parameters, Fiscal year Variants, Posting Period Variants, Account Groups, Field Status Groups, and Tolerance Groups and Fixed assets related areas.
  • Worked with major domestic banks like BOA, CITI and HSBC in a multinational Company for Electronic Bank Statement (EBS) for Treasury.
  • Worked on various RICEFW (reports, interfaces, conversion, enhancements, forms, workflows) objects including design and development of various complex interfaces and conversion objects.
  • Used LSMW for mass data migration of vendor master and customer master data
  • Made settings for GL accounts, Fixed Assets and Internal orders, Loss/gain on asset disposal/retirement, and posting depreciation under different Depreciation Areas.
  • Configured credit control area, cost elements, cost centers, profit centers, costing based COPA, and Account based COPA, created characteristic and value fields, Costing Variants for Preliminary Costing in Cost Object Controlling.
  • Maintained overhead cost elements, defined costing sheets, allocations and settlements in CO.
  • Worked on internal order types, planning and settlement profile and created standard hierarchy, dummy profit center, distribution and assessments in CO-PCA.
  • Maintained number ranges for settlement and controlling documents, and for variance documents, used report painter and report writer.
  • Created Lock box, Bank Master Data, House banks, G/L accounts for each bank account and Reconciliation accounts for vendor master, customers and assets.
  • Involved on automatic payment program (FBZP) for outgoing payments, which included payment methods, bank accounts and ranking order of bank accounts, and automatic account determination using FBKP.
  • Worked on Integration of MM and SD with FI accounts assignment and appropriation request, and investment measure in Investment Management.
  • Worked closely with SAP configuration team to create manual test scripts, scenarios, test data and test conditions in quality center
  • Involved in the cutover and deployment plan and carried out cutover tasks as per schedule and frequent meetings for discussion of issues, new requirement and fixing bugs and helped in support role as well.

Confidential, Morgantown, WV

SAP FICO Tester

Skill Set: UAT testing, Integrated Testing, Test Scripts, HP Quality Center, Testing tools, testing scenarios, user training, AA Testing, Solution Manager and HPQC testing tool

Responsibilities:

  • Extensively worked on writing the script for UAT, Parallel and End to End.
  • Extensively worked on HP Quality Center and Landscape Management.
  • Participated in Unit testing, Integration Testing and UAT of SAP HR, FI/CO, COPA, PCA, AA, SCM and tracked defects using HP Quality Center. All UAT queries went in to a parking lot and provided effective solutions in the form of configuration changes and enhancements in SD, FI and HR.
  • Resolved configuration and functional business issues.
  • Configured Eligibility rules for the employees based on their duration of hours.
  • Defined new Cost Groupings, Cost Rules, Benefit Program Groupings and Benefit Programs for the plans.
  • Coordinated with other team members to test end-to-end test scenarios.
  • Tracked Test discrepancies on day to day basis in conference calls and resolved.
  • Conducted unit testing, integration Configured Accounts Payable includes Vendor Master Data, Vendor Groups, House Banks, Payment Program and Recurring entries, Credit memos, and Special Ledger.
  • Worked on Interest Calculation, billing, and Dunning, Incoming Payments, and Cash Discounts.
  • Worked on Asset Accounting (AA) including testing, UAT testing, and user training.
  • Worked closely with SAP configuration team to create manual test scripts, scenarios, test data and test conditions in quality center.
  • Worked with basis team, functional teams with the issues of load testing.
  • Worked on Break-fix/Issue resolution activities during testing phases.
  • Prepared weekly, monthly, quarterly financial reports as instructed by the management. Created Customer invoices, posted payments, issued credit memo’s, analyzed A/R & A/P for accuracy and resolved discrepancies. Performed account reconciliations and resolved out of balance issues.
  • Managed the accounting function of client as acting head for interim period and remained involved in financial decision making in consultation with top management.

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