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Financial Project Consultant Resume

Silver Spring, MD

PROFILE SUMMARY:

  • SAP Senior FICO Consultant with 10+ years of Professional Experience:
  • 2.2 years of experience in Finance & Accounting domain.
  • Expertise in delivering creative solutions leveraging SAP best practices and integrating data from diversified sources.
  • Hands - on experience in ASAP Methodology of SAP project implementation.
  • Involved in Fit/Gap Analysis and Prepared good number of Functional Specification Documents (WRICEF’s).
  • Configuration of Classic GL/New GL, AP-Accounts Payable, AR-Accounts Receivable, Fixed Assets, Banking-House Banks & Bank Key, Taxes, FSCM- Confidential . Worked on bank formats MT940, BAI2 etc.
  • Hands-on experience in B2R/R2R, P2P-Procure to Pay, O2C-Order to Cash processes and Integration of FI-MM & FI-SD.
  • Experienced in configuring Lockbox, Electronic Bank Statements (EBS), DMEE for SEPA (XML files).
  • Worked on EDI Interface and IDOC Process.
  • Working knowledge in Vendor Invoice Management (VIM) tools Open Text and Confidential .
  • Testing and support experience in Confidential 10.0.
  • Testing and support experience in Project Systems.
  • Test scripts preparation, execution and reporting defects in quality tools like HPQC. Performing Unit/System/Integration/Regression Testing & providing UAT Support.
  • Well experienced in drafting End User Manuals and delivering End User trainings.
  • Involved in Cutover Activities and Data Conversion using tools like LSMW and BDC.
  • Experience in Validation & Substitutions, Interfaces, User exists and BTEs.
  • Handling production support Incidents, Change Management and Change Control Requests.
  • Good working Knowledge in Ticketing tools like HP Quality Center (HPQC - HP ALM), Remedy and Service-now.
  • Knowledge in other SAP Modules viz. FSCM-Credit Management, COPA, BCM, MM, SD and BI.
  • Manage and coordinate with offshore team in delivering projects with in SLA.

TECHNICAL SKILLS:

  • Good knowledge on data dictionary
  • Good experience in Debugging.
  • Experience in Data Migration programs using LSMW & BDC.
  • Good Exposure in BTE S, Validations, Substitutions, and BADI S.
  • Good knowledge in data Distribution between SAP and Third Party System using BAPI S and ALE/IDOC.
  • Proficient in developing SAP Query Reports

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE:

Confidential, Silver Spring, MD

Financial Project Consultant

Environment: SAP- ECC 6.0 EHP 7

Responsibilities:

  • Involved in rollout of global template for Mexico and Columbia countries.
  • Participated in requirement gathering sessions for Columbia and Mexico rollouts.
  • Worked on enhancements like customized tax reports, validations, Interfaces etc. as part of Mexico rollout.
  • Designed an automated FI payroll upload program for Mexico.
  • Designed an Asset upload program for Nordic countries to integrate with What’s On amortization application. Later the same has been made available for other countries.
  • Led E-Accounting integration testing for Mexico.
  • Implemented Magnetic media reporting, Official books and Local chart of accounts as part of Columbia rollout.
  • Handling R2R, A2R and Project Systems related production support issues.
  • Prepared and executed test scripts for R2R, A2R and PS modules as part of HANA database migration testing.

Confidential, Atlanta, GA.

Sr. Consultant (SAP FICO)

Environment: SAP - ECC 6.0 EHP 5

Responsibilities:

  • Configured all the basic settings as per the Global template, Created Tax codes, Payment medium, EBS, EDI settings, Cost center Hierarchy, Cost centers and Cutover activity.
  • Worked on FSCM- Confidential (In-house cash management) and supported go live for pilot countries.
  • Extensively worked on Confidential issues and familiar with Outgoing/Incoming payment process flow in Confidential .
  • Configured Electronic bank statement and familiar with EBS and Lockbox.
  • Configured Confidential (business transaction codes) and Search strings with in EBS as per bank requirements.
  • Configured DME and SEPA for GSA countries.
  • Worked on extensive customization for Asset Accounting and coordinated with SharePoint team to setup a connection between one-gate and ECC to process asset transactions from SharePoint.
  • Developed customized program for depreciation correction because of inconsistency in depreciation postings due to 5-4-4 fiscal year.
  • Developed and tested a customized vendor master design which includes web dynpro forms, workflows, enhancements, interfaces. Worked with MDM (Microsoft Master Mata Management) team in designing an interface through PI/PO. Designed a mapping for data transfer between ECC and MDM.
  • Experienced in Confidential invoice processing and involved in custom program design in ECC for monitoring invoices coming through Confidential .
  • Involved in Unit Testing, provided User training, UAT support, Cutover activities and post go-live support.
  • Created and tested reports through EPM Excel functionality in Confidential .
  • Designed input forms as per client’s new requirement in Confidential .
  • Executing Data Manager packages for weekly reports from flat files and BW.
  • Assigning task profiles to users by using security configuration in Confidential administration. Good knowledge in BW concepts.
  • Played a key role in System integration testing for finance and reporting of test results to management by creating defects in application life cycle management (HPQC)
  • Worked on Bank communication management.
  • Good understanding of payment process and expert in tracing the payment issues.
  • Familiar with "Service now" ticketing tool
  • Led a team of 6 people and worked on all reporting activities with respect to team productivity and ticket resolution status.

Confidential, New York

Sr. Consultant (SAP FICO)

Environment: SAP - ECC 6.0

Responsibilities:

  • Conducted Workshops and working with Estee markets in North America, Europe, Middle East and APAC to understand AS-IS process and Identify GAPs from Global template.
  • Involved in GAP Analysis and provided the SAP design for GAPs and the New requirements.
  • Designing and preparation of Functional specifications for various Reports, Interfaces, Conversions, Enhancements and Forms (RICEF’s).
  • Assisting technical team in understanding the Functional requirement and Coordinate with them in testing and completing the Development in time.
  • Designed custom program for Customer Inactive report.
  • Configured New Company codes, Fiscal Year Variant-Posting periods, Document types, Field status groups, Account groups, Payment Terms, Payment Methods, Tax codes, Default Tax codes, Document Change Rules and Tolerances for Invoice postings, Electronic Bank Statements, Logistic Invoice Verification, Credit Memos, Down payments, Depreciation Areas, Asset classes, Depreciation Keys, Cross company code configuration.
  • Configuration and testing of Automatic Payment Program and Dunning program etc.
  • Involved in configuration and testing of Open text (Vendor Invoice Management).
  • Configuration of SAP DME structures ( Confidential ) to send the payment files to the banks in various countries (Europe and Middle East) and Experience in EBS configuration.
  • Created test data and test scenarios for end users to test configurations in Quality system.
  • Provided the test data to the BW team and involved in testing of BW reports.
  • Developed training material and conducted training sessions for FICO end users and updated AID doc.
  • Executing and assisting in various phases of Integration testing from Unit testing to User Acceptance.
  • Ensure production cutover design and execution.
  • Provided Post Go live support in all the Deployments.
  • Handling issues related to AP workflow, Open Text, AR, GL, AA and Credit Management modules.

Confidential, New York

Sr. Associate Consultant (SAP FICO)

Environment: SAP - ECC 6.0

Responsibilities:

  • Coordinating with the business in gathering their requirements and participated in Blue print document preparation.
  • Coordinating with the legacy system owners and preparing the Functional Specs for the Inbound and Out bound interfaces from Legacy to SAP and from SAP to Legacy.
  • Configuration of General Ledger, Accounts payable, Accounts Receivable, Asset Accounting, Bank Accounting, Taxes.
  • Configured Electronic Bank Statement (EBS) and Lockbox.
  • Preparing unit test scripts for all the custom developments and interfaces.
  • Developed training material defining various FI processes and provided end user trainings.
  • Involved in Production Cutover activities and provided Post go live support (Hyper care support).
  • Coordinating with onsite team and the client in delivering tasks in time.
  • Preparing weekly activity report which shows chargeability of individuals against each and every task.
  • Confidential 's (Change Control Requests) - Analysis, Providing the estimations and Unit Test scripts, Unit testing, System testing, UAT Support, Transport management and Cutover activities.
  • Responsible for Regression testing which performs before each and every Quarter release.
  • BAU (Business As Usual): Involved in Production support by monitoring the Service Centre and BAU Offshore mail box, unit testing, UAT support, Handling Incidents and Change Management.

Production Support

Confidential

Environment: SAP - ECC 6.0

Responsibilities:

  • Handled issues related to AR, AP, AA and GL.
  • Brought up lot of process improvements that reduced incidents count.
  • Handled issues related to FI-MM-SD Integration.
  • Supported business in UAT testing.
  • Configured substitutions and Validations as part of CRs.
  • Involved in functional unit testing for CR and Enhancements
  • Involved in defining Roles and Providing authorization to User IDs
  • Handling low to high priority tickets and providing resolutions with in SLA.
  • Configuring and testing the new functional enhancements & Reports.
  • Worked on problem management which includes root cause analysis to reduce the flow of incidents.
  • Conducted knowledge sharing sessions.
  • Prepared End User manuals and created knowledge base which helped both users to fix repeated issues.

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