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Sap Fico Consultant Resume

Madison, WI

PROFESSIONAL SUMMARY:

  • Dedicated professional with 9+ years of extensive IT, Financial Industry including FICO experience of over 8+ years as a functional consultant in SAP Financial Accounting (FI) and Controlling (CO) modules including Full life cycle implementations with Upgrades, Testing, Production Support projects and Enhancements.
  • Have an in depth understanding of the 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 4.7.
  • Experience in 3 full life cycle implementations with ASAP methodology and involved in different phases of life cycle implementation like AS - IS study, FIT-GAP analysis, TO-BE process, Troubleshooting, Production Support and End-user training.
  • Experience in configuration and testing of FI/CO modules- GL, AR, AP, Fixed Assets, Cost Center Accounting, Internal Orders, Profitability Analysis, and Product Costing.
  • Integration expert for integrating the entire Procure-2-Pay (PTP) business process: Creation and maintenance of vendor master records. Vendor transaction processing (including invoices and payments) Integrated nature within the MM component, Invoice verification & Outgoing payment process.
  • Integration expert for integrating the entire Order-2-Cash (OTC) business process covering: Creation and maintenance of customer master records, Customer transaction processing (including invoices, credits, and payments) integrated nature with SD module, Debtor's management, including credit control.
  • Configured and maintained House banks with multiple bank accounts, Alternate bank selections for payments, assigned check lots and defined void reason codes.
  • Extensive work experience in CO-PA, Product costing, Material ledger, Vertex, New GL, Treasury, FICA and FSCM.
  • Expertise in providing functional assistance in the development of RICEFW objects (Reports, Interfaces, Conversions, Enhancements, Forms and Workflows).
  • Conversant with configuration for Federal and State Income tax, sales/usage tax, and withholding tax.
  • Worked on SAP FSCM (Dispute management, collections management).
  • Experience working with SAP Solution Manager.
  • Ability to peer review test cases, proficient in managing QC Test planning, Test execution and defects tracking in Quality Center.

SAP Fico Skills:

Financial Accounting: - Company code, Business area, Document control, Fiscal year maintenance. Field status Group, Finalization of Chart of Accounts, foreign currency, Tolerance groups for GL, GL Master, Park document, Hold document, Recurring entriesGeneral Ledger (New & Classical): activating New G/L to perform parallel accounting, Document splitting, allocation, used enhanced reporting functionality of New G/L, Month-End/Year-End closing activities.

Accounts Payable: - Tolerance group, Automatic Payment Program, Invoice, Credit memo, Down payment, Integration with MM module, Block/Unblock invoices, Checks, Wires, ACH payments.

Accounts Receivable: - Dunning, Invoice, Credit memo, Down payment, Interest calculation, Integration with SD module, Special GL Transaction, Lockbox processing.

Asset Accounting: - Organization structure, Chart of Depreciation, Depreciation area and key, linking with GL Valuation Methods, Depreciation key, Depreciation Run, asset acquisition, write-off.

Cost Element/Cost Center Accounting: creation of Primary and secondary cost elements, creation of cost center standard Hierarchy, Activity Types and Statistical Key Figures, Assessments, Distributions, plan price calculation, periodic allocations in plan.

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

Internal Orders: Creation of settlement cost element, configuration of the Settlement structure, settlement profile, real and statistical postings, Configuration of order planning, Budgeting, Defining order types.

COProfitability Analysis: Configuring and Customizing Costing based CO-PA and Account based CO-PA including setting up of the operating concern, characteristics, value fields.

Profit Center accounting: Creation of Profit Centre, maintain automatic account assignment of revenue element, choose additional B/S & P&L A/C - Account groups

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE:

Confidential, Madison, WI

SAP FICO Consultant

Environment: SAP ECC 6.0, SAP GL, AP, AR, Vertex, Assets Accounting, CO-PCA, CO-PA, CO-CCA, CO-PC, New GL

Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for gathering business requirements, conducting workshops with the business users.
  • Examined the AS-IS documents and recommended suitable TO-BE process in SAP.
  • Designed the functional specifications for the business requirements for Reports, Interfaces, Conversions, Enhancements, Forms and workflows (RICEFW).
  • Worked on Material ledger and product costing related activities.
  • Worked on COPA Module to flow values from SD during delivery (COGS).
  • Configured OKB9, OBYC, VKOA, and OA90 for different account determinations.
  • Configured Chart of accounts, account groups, fiscal year variant, posting period variant, field status groups, posting keys, automatic account determination, financial statement versions, number ranges and document types.
  • Implemented New GL and Co-ordinated the testing activities for the areas of FI-GL, accounts payable, accounts receivable transactions.
  • Worked on SAP material valuation in CO-PC.
  • Configured and customized Account Receivable (AR) and Accounts Payable (AP) modules including pre-requisites to create vendor master Records, customer master records, tolerance groups, account determination and default account assignments.
  • Involved extensively in the enhancement of Reporting Process; Wrote functional specifications for all the CO reports, and worked with BI Team to design and develop the customized reports as per the business requirements.
  • Worked on data migrating customer & vendor master data from legacy system in to SAP through LSMW.
  • Configured dunning program, dunning levels and dunning areas for each company at company code level and Worked with ABAPers to create dunning forms for dunning procedures.
  • Designed functional specification for lockbox interface and configured relevant settings in SAP for lockbox processing.
  • Configured global settings for Electronic bank statements (EBS) in Multi Cash Format, defined Account Symbols, Posting rules, created and assigned business transactions for manual bank statements.
  • Solid experience in Vertex with Tax rules implementation and performed end to end testing scenarios during migration activity of Vertex application.
  • Coordinated the integration efforts of FICO with SD, MM and PP teams based on functional requirements.
  • Used Pivot and Vlookup for data migration activities.
  • Worked on banking interfaces and different interfaces involving EDI and IDOC functionality and worked with process codes, partner profiles, etc.
  • Involved in preparation of End User training Documentation and provided trainings to End users.
  • Supported users during UAT testing.

Confidential, Beaverton, OR

SAP FICO Consultant

Environment: SAP ECC 6.0,SAP GL, AP, AR, Vertex, Assets Accounting, CO-PCA,CO-PA,CO-CCA,CO-PC.

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.
  • 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.
  • 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, Moonachie, NJ

SAP FICO Consultant

Environment: SAP ECC 6.0, ASAP, SAP GL, AP, AR, AA, and SD

Responsibilities:

  • Designed the business processes using ASAP implementation methodology, collected and analyzed users 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.

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